2001–02 Cardiff City F.C. season

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Cardiff City
2001–02 season
Chairman Lebanon Sam Hammam
Manager England Alan Cork
England Lennie Lawrence
Division Two 4th
FA Cup Fourth round
League Cup First round
LDV Vans Trophy Second round
FAW Premier Cup Winners
Top goalscorer League:
Graham Kavanagh (13)
All:
Graham Kavanagh (16)
Highest home attendance 22,009 vs Leeds United (6 January 2002)
Lowest home attendance 2,052 vs Rushden & Diamonds (16 September 2001)
Average home league attendance 12,522

During the 2001-02 season Cardiff City played in the Football League Division Two. They finished in fourth place before losing to Stoke City in the play-off semi finals after extra time in the second leg.

Squad[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Championship[1] FA Cup League Cup Other[2]
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Scotland Neil Alexander 53 0 48 0 4 0 1 0 0 0
2 DF Wales Rhys Weston 44 0 39 0 3 0 1 0 1 0
3 DF Wales Andy Legg 41 2 35 2 4 0 1 0 1 0
4 DF England Des Hamilton 24 0 19 0 2 0 0 0 3 0
5 DF England Spencer Prior 44 2 39 2 3 0 0 0 2 0
6 DF Wales Danny Gabbidon 49 3 44 3 4 0 1 0 0 0
7 MF Wales Josh Low 27 0 22 0 1 0 1 0 3 0
8 MF Republic of Ireland Graham Kavanagh 51 16 45 13 4 2 1 0 1 1
9 FW England Leo Fortune-West 46 11 38 10 4 1 1 0 3 0
10 FW Wales Robert Earnshaw 36 15 32 12 3 2 1 1 0 0
11 FW Wales Jason Bowen 29 5 26 5 2 0 0 0 1 0
12 MF Republic of Ireland Willie Boland 50 1 44 1 4 0 1 0 1 0
13 GK Wales Mark Walton 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
14 FW Wales Paul Brayson 41 4 35 3 4 1 1 0 1 0
15 MF England Mark Bonner 37 0 31 0 4 0 0 0 2 0
16 DF Wales David Hughes 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
17 DF Scotland Andy Jordan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 DF Wales Scott Young 40 5 35 4 3 1 0 0 2 0
19 MF England Michael Simpkins 19 0 17 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
20 FW England Gavin Gordon 19 8 15 2 2 1 1 0 1 5
21 GK Wales Lee Kendall 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
22 FW England Kevin Nugent 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
22 FW England Andy Campbell 10 7 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 MF Wales Leyton Maxwell 23 1 18 1 1 0 0 0 4 0
24 MF Wales Gethin Jones 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
25 MF Wales Martyn Giles 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
26 MF Wales Kevin Evans 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 DF Wales James Collins 15 2 8 1 2 0 0 0 5 1
28 DF England Andy Thompson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
28 DF England Gary Croft 8 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 FW Wales Kurt Nogan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 MF England Jason Fowler 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 DF Wales Ceri Hughes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 DF England Matt Brazier 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
31 GK England Stephen Bywater 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 DF England Russell Perrett 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 FW England Peter Thorne 28 8 28 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 DF Scotland Scott McCulloch 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
34 MF Wales Leon Jeanne 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
35 DF Wales Byron Anthony 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 MF Wales Nicky Fish 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
37 DF England Dean Gordon 7 1 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Fixtures & results[edit]

Division Two[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
11 Aug Wycombe Wanderers H W 1 - 0 17,403 Gabbidon
18 Aug Peterborough United A D 1 - 1 6,437 Kavanagh
25 Aug Bournemouth H D 2 - 2 13,383 Fortune-West, Earnshaw
8 Sep Reading A W 2 - 1 13,017 Fortune-West (2)
15 Sep Cambridge United A L 1 - 2 3,454 Legg
18 Sep Northampton Town H W 2 - 0 11,232 Kavanagh, Brayson
22 Sep Huddersfield Town H L 1 - 2 12,280 Thorne
25 Sep Queens Park Rangers A L 1 - 2 11,667 Kavanagh
29 Sep Brighton & Hove Albion H D 1 - 1 12,022 Brayson
9 Oct Bristol City A D 1 - 1 13,804 Earnshaw
12 Oct Wigan Athletic H D 2 - 2 11,072 Thorne, Brayson
21 Oct Swindon Town A W 3 - 0 8,373 Earnshaw, Bowen, Kavanagh
24 Oct Port Vale A W 2 - 0 4,552 Prior, Earnshaw
27 Oct Tranmere Rovers H D 1 - 1 13,070 Bowen
4 Nov Wrexham A W 3 - 1 5,832 Gordon, Kavanagh, Fortune-West
7 Nov Bury A L 0 - 3 2,549
10 Nov Chesterfield H W 2 - 1 9,516 Earnshaw, Fortune-West
20 Nov Colchester United H D 1 - 1 8,013 Collins
24 Nov Notts County A D 0 - 0 6,313
1 Dec Oldham Athletic H W 3 - 1 10,004 Earnshaw, Kavanagh (2)
4 Dec Brentford H W 3 - 1 10,184 Thorne, Earnshaw, Gabbidon
15 Dec Blackpool A D 1 - 1 4,880 Gordon
19 Dec Stoke City A D 1 - 1 14,331 Gordon
26 Dec Reading H D 2 - 2 16,708 Earnshaw (2)
29 Dec Bristol City H L 1 - 3 16,149 Kavanagh
12 Jan Peterborough United H L 0 - 2 11,301
19 Jan Wycombe Wanderers A W 1 - 0 7,165 Kavanagh
22 Jan Stoke City H W 2 - 0 11,771 O.G., Legg
31 Jan Brighton & Hove Albion A L 0 - 1 6,117
5 Feb Bournemouth A W 3 - 1 4,336 Kavanagh, Earnshaw, Boland
9 Feb Swindon Town H W 3 - 0 12,045 Earnshaw, Bowen (2)
12 Feb Brentford A L 1 - 2 6,718 Bowen
16 Feb Wigan Athletic A L 0 - 4 5,487
19 Feb Bury H W 1 - 0 8,273 Kavanagh
23 Feb Cambridge United H W 2 - 0 10,182 Kavanagh (2)
2 Mar Northampton Town A W 2 - 1 5,495 Maxwell, Campbell
5 Mar Queens Park Rangers H D 1 - 1 13,425 Young
9 Mar Blackpool H D 2 - 2 11,629 Campbell (2)
16 Mar Oldham Athletic A W 7 - 1 6,786 Young, Fortune-West (2), Thorne, Campbell (3)
22 Mar Wrexham H W 3 - 2 15,702 Young, Thorne, Gabbidon
30 Mar Chesterfield A W 2 - 0 5,442 Fortune-West, Campbell
1 Apr Port Vale H W 1 - 0 15,556 Thorne
6 Apr Colchester United A W 1 - 0 3,970 Prior
9 Apr Huddersfield Town A D 2 - 2 11,660 Thorne (2)
13 Apr Notts County H W 2 - 1 17,105 Fortune-West, Young
20 Apr Tranmere Rovers A W 1 - 0 8,375 Croft

Play-offs[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
28 Apr Semi-final (first leg) Stoke City A W 2 - 1 21,245 Earnshaw, Fortune-West
1 May Semi-final (second leg) Stoke City H L 0 - 2 19,367

FA Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
17 Nov One Tiverton Town H W 3 - 1 6,638 Brayson, Hamilton, Earnshaw
8 Dec Two Port Vale H W 3 - 0 - Earnshaw, Gavin Gordon, Fortune-West
6 Jan Three Leeds United H W 2 - 1 22,009 Kavanagh, Young
27 Jan Four Tranmere Rovers A L 1 - 3 - Kavanagh

League Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
21 Aug One Millwall A L 1 - 2 5,516 Earnshaw

LDV Vans trophy[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
16 Sep One Rushden & Diamonds H W 7 - 1 2,052 Bonner, Gordon (5), Giles
30 Sep Two Peterborough United H L 1 -3 2,584 Nugent

FAW Premier Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Scorers
- Quarter-final Newtown A W 3 - 0 Jeanne, Collins, Wallis
12 Mar Semi-final Wrexham A W 1 - 1
(4-3 on pens)
Giles
13 May Final Swansea City H W 1 - 0 Kavanagh

References[edit]

  1. ^ Includes play-off matches and goals
  2. ^ LDV Vans Trophy and FAW Premier Cup

See also[edit]