Kevin HitchcockEd de GoeyCarlo Cudicini
Ed de Goey!
Cudicini joined in 1999, and Hitchcock was sub keeper to Ed de Goey.
Chris KiwomyaThierry HenryDennis BergkampIsaiah Rankin
Thierry hadn't joined the club yet, and Dennis Bergkamp was the resident superstar.
Jesper BlomqvistRoy KeaneHenning Berg
Don't you ever try telling Roy Keane he isn't an international superstar!
Pavel SrnicekGary Kelly
Gary Kelly played for Newcastle in the '80s, but Srnicek left his first spell at Newcastle in the 1998 season due to the presence of Hislop, Given and Harper.
Jermain Defoe and Frank LampardRio Ferdinand and Jermain DefoeFrank Lampard and Rio Ferdinand
Frank Lampard and Rio Ferdinand
Jermain Defoe didn't join West Ham until the following season.
Jonathan WoodgateLee SharpeKevin Dixon
He looks a bit like Jonathan Woodgate, but it was Lee Sharpe... who went on loan to Bradford City later in the season.
Brian LaudrupMikael ForssellTore Andre Flo
Tore Andre Flo
It was Norwegian fan-favourite Tore Andre Flo.
Vladimir SmicerPatrik BergerDieter Hamann
Smicer and Hamann didn't join until the following season.
Ronny JohnsenRonnie WallworkErik Nevland
Steve HoweyDidier DomiWarren Barton
Now commentating on Premier League games in the USA.
Dennis WiseVinnie JonesJohn Hartson
Dennis Wise was at Chelsea at the time, and John Hartson didn't join until the second half of the season.
Steffen IversenChris ArmstrongPaul McVeigh
Matt OakleyDavid HowellsKevin Richardson
Kevin Richardson left the club in the summer of 1998... shortly after Merlin put him in the next season's sticker album (whoops).
Duncan FergusonGraham AllenDanny Cadamarteri
An Everton veteran.
Ryan GiggsTeddy SheringhamEric Cantona
Teddy Sheringham didn't earn superstar status that year, and Eric Cantona had already left the club.