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2003-04 in English football

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Events in the 2003-04 English football season, August 2003 to July 2004:

Contents

Events

National team

Date Venue Opponents Score Comp England scorers
August 20, 2003 Portman Road, Ipswich Croatia 3-1 F David Beckham (pen), Michael Owen, Frank Lampard
September 6, 2003 Skopje Macedonia 2-1 ECQ Wayne Rooney, Beckham (pen)
September 10, 2003 Old Trafford, Manchester Liechtenstein 2-0 ECQ Owen, Rooney
October 11, 2003 Istanbul Turkey 0-0 ECQ
November 16, 2003 Old Trafford, Manchester Denmark 2-3 F Rooney, Joe Cole
February 14, 2004 Estádio Algarve, Faro Portugal 1-1 F Ledley King
March 31, 2004 Nya Ullevi Stadion, Gothenburg Sweden 0-1 F
FA Summer Tournament
June 1, 2004 City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester Japan 1-1 F Owen
June 5, 2004 City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester Iceland 6-1 F Lampard, Rooney (2), Darius Vassell (2), Wayne Bridge
Euro 2004
June 13, 2004 Estádio da Luz, Lisbon France 1-2 ECF Lampard
June 17, 2004 Estádio Cidade, Coimbra Switzerland 3-0 ECF Rooney (2), Steven Gerrard
June 21, 2004 Estádio da Luz, Lisbon Croatia 4-2 ECF Paul Scholes, Rooney (2), Lampard
June 24, 2004 Estádio da Luz, Lisbon Portugal 1-1 (FT), 2-2 (aet), 5-6 (P) ECF Owen, Lampard

Key
ECQ = Euro 2004 qualifiers
ECF = Euro 2004 finals
F = Friendly; scores are written England first
(FT) = Full time
(aet) = After extra time
(P) = After penalty shoot out

Honours

Competition Winner
FA Premier League Arsenal
FA Cup Manchester United
Football League Cup Middlesbrough
Football League Trophy Blackpool
Football League First Division Norwich City
Football League Second Division Plymouth Argyle
Football League Third Division Doncaster Rovers
FA Community Shield Manchester United

European qualifiers

Champions League

Group phase

Qualifying round

UEFA Cup

League tables

FA Premier League

                              P    W  D  L   F   A    W  D  L   F   A   GD  Pts
 1 Arsenal                   38   15  4  0  40  14   11  8  0  33  12   47   90  Champions League
 2 Chelsea                   38   12  4  3  34  13   12  3  4  33  17   37   79  Champions League
 3 Manchester United         38   12  4  3  37  15   11  2  6  27  20   29   75  Champions League Qual. Round
 4 Liverpool                 38   10  4  5  29  15    6  8  5  26  22   18   60  Champions League Qual. Round
 5 Newcastle United          38   11  5  3  33  14    2 12  5  19  26   12   56  UEFA Cup
 6 Aston Villa               38    9  6  4  24  19    6  5  8  24  25    4   56
 7 Charlton Athletic         38    7  6  6  29  29    7  5  7  22  22    0   53
 8 Bolton Wanderers          38    6  8  5  24  21    8  3  8  24  35   -8   53
 9 Fulham                    38    9  4  6  29  21    5  6  8  23  25    6   52
10 Birmingham City           38    8  5  6  26  24    4  9  6  17  24   -5   50
11 Middlesbrough             38    8  4  7  25  23    5  5  9  19  29   -8   48  UEFA Cup (League Cup winners)
12 Southampton               38    8  6  5  24  17    4  5 10  20  28   -1   47
13 Portsmouth                38   10  4  5  35  19    2  5 12  12  35   -7   45
14 Tottenham Hotspur         38    9  4  6  33  27    4  2 13  14  30  -10   45
15 Blackburn Rovers          38    5  4 10  25  31    7  4  8  26  28   -8   44
16 Manchester City           38    5  9  5  31  24    4  5 10  24  30    1   41
17 Everton                   38    8  5  6  27  20    1  7 11  18  37  -12   39
18 Leicester City            38    3 10  6  19  28    3  5 11  29  37  -17   33  Relegated
19 Leeds United              38    5  7  7  25  31    3  2 14  15  48  -39   33  Relegated
20 Wolverhampton Wanderers   38    7  5  7  23  35    0  7 12  15  42  -39   33  Relegated

Football League First Division

                              P    W  D  L   F   A    W  D  L   F   A   GD  Pts
 1 Norwich City              46   18  3  2  44  15   10  7  6  35  24   40   94  Promoted
 2 West Bromwich Albion      46   14  5  4  34  16   11  6  6  30  26   22   86  Promoted
 3 Sunderland                46   13  8  2  33  15    9  5  9  29  30   17   79
 4 West Ham United           46   12  7  4  42  20    7 10  6  25  25   22   74
 5 Ipswich Town              46   12  3  8  49  36    9  7  7  35  36   12   73
 6 Crystal Palace            46   10  8  5  34  25   11  2 10  38  36   11   73  Promoted (playoff winners)
 7 Wigan Athletic            46   11  8  4  29  16    7  9  7  31  29   15   71
 8 Sheffield United          46   11  6  6  37  25    9  5  9  28  31    9   71
 9 Reading                   46   11  6  6  29  25    9  4 10  26  32   -2   70
10 Millwall                  46   11  8  4  28  15    7  7  9  27  33    7   69  UEFA Cup (FA Cup runners up)
11 Stoke City                46   11  7  5  35  24    7  5 11  23  31    3   66
12 Coventry City             46    9  9  5  34  22    8  5 10  33  32   13   65
13 Cardiff City              46   10  6  7  40  25    7  8  8  28  33   10   65
14 Nottingham Forest         46    8  9  6  33  25    7  6 10  28  33    3   60
15 Preston North End         46   11  7  5  43  29    4  7 12  26  42   -2   59
16 Watford                   46    9  8  6  31  28    6  4 13  23  40  -14   57
17 Rotherham United          46    8  8  7  31  27    5  7 11  22  34   -8   54
18 Crewe Alexandra           46   11  3  9  33  26    3  8 12  24  40   -9   53
19 Burnley                   46    9  6  8  37  32    4  8 11  23  45  -17   53
20 Derby County              46   11  5  7  39  33    2  8 13  14  34  -14   52
21 Gillingham                46   10  1 12  28  34    4  8 11  20  33  -19   51
22 Walsall                   46    8  7  8  29  31    5  5 13  16  34  -20   51  Relegated
23 Bradford City             46    6  3 14  23  35    4  3 16  15  34  -31   36  Relegated
24 Wimbledon                 46    3  4 16  21  40    5  1 17  20  49  -48   29  Relegated

Football League Second Division

                              P    W  D  L   F   A    W  D  L   F   A   GD  Pts
 1 Plymouth Argyle           46   17  5  1  52  13    9  7  7  33  28  +44   90  Promoted
 2 Queens Park Rangers       46   16  7  0  47  12    6 10  7  33  33  +35   83  Promoted
 3 Bristol City              46   15  6  2  34  12    8  7  8  24  25  +21   82
 4 Brighton & Hove Albion    46   17  4  2  39  11    5  7 11  25  32  +21   77  Promoted (playoff winners)
 5 Swindon Town              46   12  7  4  41  23    8  6  9  35  35  +18   73
 6 Hartlepool United         46   10  8  5  39  24   10  5  8  37  37  +15   73
 7 Port Vale                 46   15  6  2  45  28    6  4 13  28  35  +10   73
 8 Tranmere Rovers           46   13  7  3  36  18    4  9 10  23  38   +3   67
 9 AFC Bournemouth           46   11  8  4  35  25    6  7 10  21  26   +5   66
10 Luton Town                46   14  6  3  44  27    3  9 11  25  39   +3   66
11 Colchester United         46   11  8  4  33  23    6  5 12  19  33   -4   64
12 Barnsley                  46    7 12  4  25  19    8  5 10  29  39   -4   62
13 Wrexham                   46    9  6  8  27  21    8  3 12  23  39  -10   60
14 Blackpool                 46    9  5  9  31  28    7  6 10  27  37   -7   59
15 Oldham Athletic           46    9  8  6  37  25    3 13  7  29  35   +6   57
16 Sheffield Wednesday       46    7  9  7  25  26    6  5 12  23  38  -16   53
17 Brentford                 46    9  5  9  34  38    5  6 12  18  31  -17   53
18 Peterborough United       46    5  8 10  36  33    7  8  8  22  25    0   52
19 Stockport County          46    6  8  9  31  36    5 11  7  31  34   -8   52
20 Chesterfield              46    9  7  7  34  31    3  8 12  15  40  -22   51
21 Grimsby Town              46   10  5  8  36  26    3  6 14  19  55  -26   50  Relegated
22 Rushden & Diamonds        46    9  5  9  37  34    4  4 15  23  40  -14   48  Relegated
23 Notts County              46    6  9  8  32  27    4  3 16  18  51  -28   42  Relegated
24 Wycombe Wanderers         46    5  7 11  31  39    1 12 10  19  36  -25   37  Relegated

Football League Third Division

                              P    W  D  L   F   A    W  D  L   F   A   GD  Pts
 1 Doncaster Rovers          46   17  4  2  47  13   10  7  6  32  24  +42   92  Promoted
 2 Hull City                 46   16  4  3  50  21    9  9  5  32  23  +38   88  Promoted
 3 Torquay United            46   15  6  2  44  18    8  6  9  24  26  +24   81  Promoted
 4 Huddersfield Town         46   16  4  3  42  18    7  8  8  26  34  +16   81  Promoted (playoff winners)
 5 Mansfield Town            46   13  5  5  44  25    9  4 10  32  37  +14   75
 6 Northampton Town          46   13  4  6  30  23    9  5  9  28  28   +7   75
 7 Lincoln City              46    9 11  3  36  23   10  6  7  32  24  +21   74
 8 Yeovil Town               46   14  3  6  40  19    9  2 12  30  38  +13   74
 9 Oxford United             46   14  8  1  34  13    4  9 10  21  31  +11   71
10 Swansea City              46    9  8  6  36  26    6  6 11  22  35   -3   59
11 Boston United             46   11  7  5  35  21    5  4 14  15  33   -4   59
12 Bury                      46   10  7  6  29  26    5  4 14  25  38  -10   56
13 Cambridge United          46    6  7 10  26  32    8  7  8  29  35  -12   56
14 Cheltenham Town           46   11  4  8  37  38    3 10 10  20  33  -14   56
15 Bristol Rovers            46    9  7  7  29  26    5  6 12  21  35  -11   55
16 Kidderminster Harriers    46    9  5  9  28  29    5  8 10  17  30  -14   55
17 Southend United           46    8  4 11  27  29    6  8  9  24  34  -12   54
18 Darlington                46   10  4  9  30  28    4  7 12  23  33   -8   53
19 Leyton Orient             46    8  9  6  28  27    5  5 13  20  38  -17   53
20 Macclesfield Town         46    8  9  6  28  25    5  4 14  26  44  -15   52
21 Rochdale                  46    7  8  8  28  26    5  6 12  21  32   -9   50
22 Scunthorpe United         46    7 10  6  36  27    4  6 13  33  45   -3   49
23 Carlisle United           46    8  5 10  23  27    4  4 15  23  42  -23   45  Relegated
24 York City                 46    7  6 10  22  29    3  8 12  13  37  -31   44  Relegated

National League System

Cup competitions

Competition Winners
FA Trophy Hednesford Town
FA Vase Winchester City
FA National League System Cup Mid Cheshire League

Football Conference

Northern Premier League

Southern League

Isthmian League

Other leagues

League Champions Notes
Step 3 Leagues
Northern Premier League First Division Hyde United  
Southern League Midland and West Division Redditch United (promoted to Conference North after playoffs)
Southern League South and East Division King's Lynn  
Isthmian League Division One North Yeading  
Isthmian League Division One South Lewes (promoted to Conference South after playoffs)
Step 4 Leagues
Northern League Dunston Federation Brewery  
North West Counties League Clitheroe  
Northern Counties East League Ossett Albion  
Midland Alliance Rocester  
United Counties League Spalding United  
Eastern Counties League A.F.C. Sudbury  
Isthmian League Division Two Leighton Town  
Essex Senior League Concord Rangers  
Spartan South Midlands League Beaconsfield SYCOB  
Combined Counties League AFC Wimbledon (promoted to Isthmian League First Division)
Hellenic League Brackley Town  
Western League Bideford  
Wessex League Winchester City  
Sussex County League Chichester City United  
Kent League Cray Wanderers  

Major transfer deals

Deaths

Seasons in English football

1998-99 - 1999-2000 - 2000-01 - 2001-02 - 2002-03 - 2003-04 - 2004-05 - 2005-06 - 2006-07 - 2007-08 - 2008-09

Football in England

League competitions

The FA

Cup competitions

FA Premier League FA Cup
The Football League (Champ, 1, 2) England
(men)
League Cup
Football Conference (Nat, N, S) FA Community Shield
Northern Premier League (Prem, 1) (women) Football League Trophy
Southern League (Prem, 1W, 1E) List of
clubs
FA Trophy
Isthmian League (Prem, 1, 2) FA Vase
English football league system Records FA NLS Cup

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