2000–01 Middlesbrough F.C. season
Middlesbrough
Season 2000-01
League FA Premier League
Manager Bryan Robson
Chairman Steve Gibson
League position 14th
Top goalscorer League: Alen Bokšić (12)
All: Alen Bokšić (12)
Highest attendance Home: 34,696 v Liverpool (Premier League)
Away: 67,576 v Manchester United (Premier League)
Lowest attendance Home: 5,144 v Macclesfield (League Cup)
Away: 3,153 v Macclesfield (League Cup)
FA Cup 4th Round
League Cup Third Round

During the 2000-01 season, Middlesbrough participated in the FA Premier League.

Contents

Team Kit and Sponsors

Middlesbrough were again sponsored by BT Cellnet for the 2000-01 season, the team's strip was produced by Errea. The home shirt consisted of a red shirt with white hoop, red shorts and red socks with white trim. The away strip consisted of a black shirt with red and white stripes in the middle, plain black shorts and black socks.[1]

Home colours
Away colours

Notable events

  • Boro only win 2 of their opening 16 games, hitting bottom of the league.
  • Boro have to wait until December 16 for their first home win of the season.
  • Terry Venables brought in in December to help Bryan Robson. Boro pick up their form, and go on an unbeaten run for 10 league games.
  • Middlesbrough knocked out of both domestic cups by Wimbledon
  • The good run of form continues to the end of the season and Boro finish 14th. Steve Gibson decides a change of management is needed and Robson leaves the club. Steve McClaren is confirmed as the next manager.

Squad

Senior squad

The following are all the players who were involved the Middlesbrough F.C. first team at some point during the 2000-01 season.[2] Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Australia GK Mark Schwarzer
2 Republic of Ireland DF Curtis Fleming
3 England DF Dean Gordon
4 England DF Steve Vickers
5 Italy DF Gianluca Festa
6 England DF Gary Pallister
7 England MF Robbie Mustoe
8 France MF Christian Karembeu
9 England MF Paul Ince
10 England FW Brian Deane
11 Croatia FW Alen Bokšić
12 Republic of Ireland MF Keith O'Neill
13 England GK Marlon Beresford
14 Australia MF Paul Okon
No. Position Player
16 Cameroon FW Joseph Desire-Job
17 England DF Ugo Ehiogu
18 England FW Andy Campbell
19 Colombia FW Hamilton Ricard
20 England FW Dean Windass
22 England MF Mark Summerbell
23 Argentina MF Carlos Marinelli
24 England MF Phil Stamp
25 Wales GK Mark Crossley
26 England FW Noel Whelan
28 England DF Colin Cooper
29 Republic of Ireland DF Jason Gavin
33 England MF Mark Hudson

Transfers

In

Date Player Previous Club Cost
5 July 2000 France Christian Karembeu Real Madrid £2.1 million[3]
5 July 2000 Australia Paul Okon Fiorentina Free[4]
18 July 2000 Wales Mark Crossley Nottingham Forest Free[5]
1 August 2000 Cameroon Joseph Desire-Job Lens £3 million[6]
1 August 2000 England Noel Whelan Coventry £2.2 million[7]
7 August 2000 Croatia Alen Bokšić Lazio £2.5 million [8]
20 October 2000 England Ugo Ehiogu Aston Villa £8 million[9]
8 March 2001 England Dean Windass Bradford City £600,000[10]

Out

Date Player New Club Cost
17 July 2000 England Paul Gascoigne Everton Free[11]
25 August 2000 Germany Christian Ziege Liverpool £5.5 million[12]
7 December 2000 England Alun Armstrong Ipswich £500,000[13]

Premier League

Matches

Topscorers

Cup Results

League Cup

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
2 Leg 1 19 September 2000 Maccelsfield Home Won 2-1 5,144 Whelan, Summerbell
2 Leg 2 26 September 2000 Macclesfield Away Won 3-1 3,153 Ricard (3)

FA Cup

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
3 8 January 2001 Bradford City Away Won 1-0 7,303 Ricard
4 6 February 2001 Wimbledon Home Drew 0-0 20,625
4R 13 February 2001 Wimbledon Away Lost 3-1 (AET) 5,991 Ricard

Player statistics

Goalscorers

Goalscoring statistics for 2000-01.[14]

Name League FA Cup League Cup Total
Croatia Bokšić 12 0 0 12
Colombia Ricard 4 2 3 9
France Karembeu 4 0 0 4
Cameroon Job 3 0 0 3
England Ehiogu 3 0 0 3
England Deane 2 0 0 2
England Gordon 2 0 0 2
England Ince 2 0 0 2
England Cooper 2 0 0 2
England Windass 2 0 0 2
England Summerbell 1 0 1 2
England Stamp 1 0 0 1
Italy Festa 1 0 0 1
England Whelan 0 0 1 1
Own Goals 4 0 0 4

References and notes


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