1998–99 Football Conference

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Football Conference
Season1998–99 [1]
Champions Cheltenham Town (1st Football Conference title)
Direct promotion Cheltenham Town
Conference League Cup winners Doncaster Rovers
FA Trophy winners Kingstonian (1st FA Trophy title)
Relegated to Level 6 Barrow,
Farnborough Town,
Leek Town
Matches played462
Goals scored1,192 (2.58 per match)
Top goalscorer Carl Alford (Stevenage Borough), 26
Biggest home win Leek TownMorecambe 7–0 (25 August 1998)
Biggest away win Farnborough TownMorecambe 1–6 (12 December 1998);
Farnborough TownNorthwich Victoria 1–6 (20 March 1999)
Highest scoring Doncaster RoversDover Athletic 5–4 (19 December 1998);
Yeovil TownFarnborough Town 6–3 (28 December 1998)
Longest winning run Cheltenham Town, Rushden & Diamonds, 6 matches
Longest unbeaten run Cheltenham Town, 17 matches
Longest losing run Leek Town, 10 matches
Highest attendance Rushden & Diamonds v Cheltenham Town, 6,312 (3 April 1999)
Lowest attendance?
Average attendance1,627 (+ 10.23% compared with the previous season)

The Football Conference season of 1998–99 was the twentieth season of the Football Conference.

Contents

Changes since the previous season

Locations

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Locations of the Football Conference London teams 1998–1999

Final league table

PosTeamPldHWHDHLHGFHGAAWADALAGFAGAGDPtsPromotion or relegation
1 Cheltenham Town 421191351411553622+3580 Football Conference Champions, promoted to Football League Division Three
2 Kettering Town 421155311611552721+2176
3 Hayes 421236342510562925+1374
4 Rushden & Diamonds 42114641229843020+2972
5 Yeovil Town 42849353212723322+1471
6 Stevenage Borough 4299337238852522+1768
7 Northwich Victoria 42113729218673130+966
8 Kingstonian 4297525198672530+164 FA Trophy winners
9 Woking 4295727209482425+663
10 Hednesford Town 4298430246871920+561
11 Dover Athletic 4279527218492727+658
12 Forest Green Rovers [lower-alpha 1] 4295728226872728+558
13 Hereford United 42957251765102429+355
14 Morecambe 429573129631229471653
15 Kidderminster Harriers 42948322255112430+451
16 Doncaster Rovers 4275926265792529448Conference League Cup winners and Relegated from The Football League
17 Telford United 427862424381020361646
18 Southport 426962928461118311245
19 Barrow 427591723451223402343Relegated to the Northern Premier League [lower-alpha 2]
20 Welling United 424710183057926352141
21 Leek Town 4255113442331514342832Relegated to the Northern Premier League
22 Farnborough Town 4265102948161412414832Relegated to the Isthmian League
Source: [1]
Notes:
  1. New club in the Conference
  2. Barrow were relegated to the Northern Premier League due to entering administration.

Results

Home \ Away BRW CHL DON DOV FAR FGR HAY HED HER KET KID KIN LEE MOR NOR R&D SOU STB TEL WEL WOK YEO
Barrow 1–12–21–01–02–10–10–20–10–00–40–12–12–10–10–20–00–11–12–11–22–0
Cheltenham Town 4–12–11–10–01–13–30–02–23–01–01–00–04–10–11–03–03–02–00–01–13–2
Doncaster Rovers 2–12–25–41–20–10–10–13–11–11–00–10–12–12–21–10–10–02–14–10–10–2
Dover Athletic 1–10–01–02–11–10–00–03–10–10–15–12–12–30–01–12–11–11–11–23–21–2
Farnborough Town 2–22–41–01–22–21–50–10–41–32–44–22–11–61–61–21–11–03–11–12–10–0
Forest Green Rovers 1–11–20–00–10–01–21–02–11–05–01–03–12–23–10–21–01–21–13–20–21–2
Hayes 1–03–22–01–21–00–31–01–20–22–13–02–01–21–02–13–02–24–31–22–21–1
Hednesford Town 1–03–21–11–20–01–10–03–10–22–11–21–11–01–01–13–12–21–13–22–12–3
Hereford United 3–00–21–02–02–04–00–10–00–21–32–01–02–02–23–22–20–10–00–00–10–1
Kettering Town 2–00–20–10–24–12–11–01–01–11–12–02–16–00–0 0–0 1–01–22–11–13–01–2
Kidderminster Harriers 1–20–13–31–02–02–20–11–21–01–10–11–25–24–00–02–12–03–00–13–20–1
Kingstonian 5–11–22–11–01–10–11–11–12–01–21–03–00–01–11–50–21–01–02–10–00–0
Leek Town 3–10–21–12–04–00–21–41–33–21–21–42–27–00–32–30–01–11–12–40–32–4
Morecambe 3–20–21–20–41–03–12–33–11–03–12–10–02–23–12–31–11–10–12–10–11–1
Northwich Victoria 1–01–01–32–03–01–02–11–11–04–01–02–30–21–12–11–20–11–13–00–31–2
Rushden & Diamonds 4–01–21–32–21–04–05–01–01–1 1–2 1–10–02–03–11–23–12–12–33–12–01–2
Southport 0–40–23–23–02–21–11–21–10–00–11–11–13–11–02–20–11–12–15–20–02–3
Stevenage Borough 1–22–22–01–03–11–12–13–10–32–23–03–32–02–01–30–00–02–21–15–01–1
Telford United 1–10–30–21–13–12–12–01–10–10–20–01–12–02–33–02–21–00–30–01–02–2
Welling United 1–12–11–10–30–00–20–21–12–20–20–01–31–03–22–30–12–11–10–10–11–2
Woking 2–31–02–01–24–01–12–02–10–10–02–10–11–00–32–11–12–31–23–00–00–0
Yeovil Town 1–02–22–21–16–30–41–11–23–02–13–11–32–00–11–20–13–11–34–01–30–1
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: [1]
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorers in order of league goals

RankPlayerClubLeague FA Cup FA Trophy League CupTotal
1 Carl Alford Stevenage Borough 2643033
2 Warren Patmore Yeovil Town 2042026
3 John Norman Morecambe 1920223
4 Lee Charles Hayes 1802121
= Neil Grayson Cheltenham Town 1805023
= Hugh McAuley Leek Town 1800119
7 Darren Collins Rushden & Diamonds 1720019
8 Dennis Bailey Cheltenham Town 1511623
= Adrian Foster Rushden & Diamonds 1500116
= Paul Tait Northwich Victoria 1500116
11 Darran Hay Woking 1355023
= Mark Hynes Dover Athletic 1341018
= Adie Mike Hednesford 1330016
14 Ian Duerden Doncaster Rovers 1220418
= Marc McGregor Forest Green Rovers 1203015
= Brett McNamara Kettering Town 1202014
= Steve West Woking 1201013
18 Scott Huckerby Telford United 1132016
= Leroy May Kidderminster Harriers 1100112
20 Lee Hudson Kettering Town 1001012
= Neil Illman Northwich Victoria 1001112
= Richard Leadbeater Stevenage Borough 1000010
= David Leworthy Kingstonian 1025017
= Owen Pickard Yeovil Town 1002012
= Martin Randall Hayes 1020012

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