1999–2000 Irish League Cup

1999–2000 Irish League Cup
Coca-Cola League Cup
Country  Northern Ireland
Teams 19
Champions Linfield (6th win)
Runners-up Coleraine
Matches played 18
Goals scored 59 (3.28 per match)

The 1999–2000 Irish League Cup (known as the Coca-Cola League Cup for sponsorship reasons) was the 14th edition of Northern Ireland's secondary football knock-out cup competition. It concluded on 18 April 2000 with the final.

Linfield were the defending champions after their fifth League Cup win last season; a 2–1 victory over Glentoran in the previous final. This season they won a record third successive League Cup with a 4–0 victory over Coleraine in the final to lift the cup for the sixth time overall. The 4–0 scoreline remains the joint largest margin of victory in a League Cup final to date, with the record being equalled in 2013.[1][2]

Linfield's record of winning three consecutive League Cups was equalled by Cliftonville's three consecutive wins in 2012–13, 2013–14 and 2014–15. It was then broken when Cliftonville added a fourth consecutive win in 2015–16.

Preliminary round

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ballyclare Comrades 1–1 (3–2 p) Dungannon Swifts
Carrick Rangers 1–3 (aet) Limavady United
Institute 0–1 Armagh City

First round

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Armagh City 1–2 Limavady United
Ballymena United 2–4 Portadown
Cliftonville 5–2 Ards
Coleraine 3–1 Glenavon
Crusaders 1–1 (4–5 p) Bangor
Glentoran 3–0 Omagh Town
Lisburn Distillery 2–0 Ballyclare Comrades
Newry Town 0–4 Linfield


Team 1  Score  Team 2
Limavady United 3–1 Glentoran
Linfield 4–2 Bangor
Lisburn Distillery 0–1 Coleraine
Portadown 3–0 Cliftonville


Team 1  Score  Team 2
Limavady United 0–1 Linfield
Portadown 0–2 Coleraine


18 April 2000
Coleraine 0 – 4 Linfield
Report Gorman  6'
Morgan  21'
Larmour  37'
McShane  86'


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