Football League Division 3  1998/99

Pos Club Pld W D L F A Pts Notes
1st  Brentford 46 26 7 13 79 56 85 ▲Champions
2nd  Cambridge United 46 23 12 11 78 48 81 ▲Runners Up
3rd  Cardiff City 46 22 14 10 60 39 80 ▲Promoted
4th  Scunthorpe United 46 22 8 16 69 58 74 ▲PO Winners
5th  Rotherham United 46 20 13 13 79 61 73 ♦Playoffs
6th  Leyton Orient 46 19 15 12 68 59 72 ♦Playoffs
7th  Swansea City 46 19 14 13 56 48 71 ♦Playoffs
8th  Mansfield Town 46 19 10 17 60 58 67 -
9th  Peterborough United 46 18 12 16 72 56 66 -
10th  Halifax Town 46 17 15 14 58 56 66 -
11th  Darlington 46 18 11 17 69 58 65 -
12th  Exeter City 46 17 12 17 47 50 63 -
13th  Plymouth Argyle 46 17 10 19 58 54 61

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14th  Chester City 46 13 18 15 57 66 57

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15th  Shrewsbury Town 46 14 14 18 52 63 56

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16th  Barnet 46 14 13 19 54 71 55

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17th  Brighton & Hove Albion 46 16 7 23 49 66 55

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18th  Southend United 46 14 12 20 52 58 54 -
19th  Rochdale 46 13 15 18 42 55 54 -
20th  Torquay United 46 12 17 17 47 58 53 -
21st   Hull City 46 14 11 21 44 62 53 -
22nd  Hartlepool United 46 13 12 21 52 65 51 -
23rd  Carlisle United 46 11 16 19 43 53 49 -
24th  Scarborough 46 14 6 26 50 77 48 ▼Relegated

 

Nationwide Third Division Playoffs

Semi Finals 1st Leg

Date Home Score Away
Sun May 16 Leyton Orient 0-0 Rotherham United
Sun May 16 Swansea City 1-0 Scunthorpe United

Semi Finals 2nd Leg

Wed May 19 Rotherham United 0-0 Leyton Orient
Leyton Orient won 4-2 on penalties after drawing 0-0 on aggregate
Wed May 19 Scunthorpe United 3-1 Swansea City
Scunthorpe United won 3-2 on aggregate
Final
Sat May 29 Scunthorpe United 1-0 Swansea City

 

End of Season Notes

 ▼York City were Relegated from Division 2
 ▼Northampton Town were Relegated from Division 2
 ▼Lincoln City were Relegated from Division 2
 ▼Macclesfield Town were Relegated from Division 2
 ▲Brentford were Promoted to Division 2
 ▲Cambridge United were Promoted to Division 2
 ▲Cardiff City were Promoted to Division 2
  ♦ Scunthorpe United Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Rotherham United Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Leyton Orient Qualified for Playoffs
  ♦ Swansea City Qualified for Playoffs
 ▲Scunthorpe United were Promoted to Division 2 via the Playoffs
 ▼Scarborough were relegated to the Football Conference
 ▲Cheltenham Town were Promoted from the Football Conference