| Arminia Bielefeld|
| Bruno Labbadia
FC Gütersloh 2000, KFC Uerdingen 05, SG Wattenscheid 09, Fortuna Düsseldorf
Arminia Bielefeld, SpVgg Unterhaching
1998–99 Regionalliga, 1999–2000 Bundesliga, 1999–2000 Regionalliga, 2014–15 Bundesliga
The 1998–99 2. Bundesliga season was the twenty-fifth season of the 2. Bundesliga, the second tier of the German football league system.
Arminia Bielefeld, SpVgg Unterhaching and SSV Ulm 1846 were promoted to the Bundesliga while FC Gütersloh, KFC Uerdingen 05, SG Wattenscheid 09 and Fortuna Düsseldorf were relegated to the Regionalliga.
1998–99 2. Bundesliga Wikipedia
For the 1998–99 season SSV Ulm 1846, Rot-Weiß Oberhausen, Hannover 96 and Tennis Borussia Berlin were newly promoted to the 2. Bundesliga from the Regionalliga while Karlsruher SC, 1. FC Köln and Arminia Bielefeld had been relegated to the league from the Bundesliga.
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
All four teams were relegated to the Regionalliga West/Südwest.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
The league's top scorers: