2001–02 Football League

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The Football League
Season 2001–02
Champions Manchester City
Promoted Manchester City
West Bromwich Albion
Birmingham City
Relegated Halifax Town

The 20012002 season was the 102nd completed season of The Football League.

Final league tables and results[edit]

The tables and results below are reproduced here in the exact form that they can be found at The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation website,[1] with home and away statistics separated. Play-off results are from the same website.

First Division[edit]

Football League, First Division
Season 2001–02
Champions Manchester City (7th second tier title)
Direct promotion to FA Premier League Manchester City,
West Bromwich Albion
Promoted to FA Premier League through play-offs Birmingham City
Relegated Barnsley,
Crewe Alexandra Stockport County,
Matches played 552
Goals scored 1485 (2.69 per match)
Top goalscorer Shaun Goater (Manchester City), 28 [2]
Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GD Pts Notes
1 Manchester City 46 19 3 1 63 19 12 3 8 45 33 108 52 +56 99
2 West Bromwich Albion 46 15 4 4 36 11 12 4 7 25 18 61 29 +32 89
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 13 4 6 33 18 12 7 4 43 25 76 43 +33 86
4 Millwall 46 15 3 5 43 22 7 8 8 26 26 69 48 +21 77
5 Birmingham City 46 14 4 5 44 20 7 9 7 26 29 70 49 +21 76
6 Norwich City 46 15 6 2 36 16 7 3 13 24 35 60 51 +9 75
7 Burnley 46 11 7 5 39 29 10 5 8 31 33 70 62 +8 75
8 Preston North End 46 13 7 3 45 21 7 5 11 26 38 71 59 +12 72
9 Wimbledon 46 9 8 6 30 22 9 5 9 33 35 63 57 +6 67
10 Crystal Palace 46 13 3 7 42 22 7 3 13 28 40 70 62 +8 66
11 Coventry City 46 12 4 7 33 19 8 2 13 26 34 59 53 +6 66
12 Gillingham 46 12 5 6 38 26 6 5 12 26 41 64 67 –3 64
13 Sheffield United 46 8 8 7 34 30 7 7 9 19 24 53 54 –1 60
14 Watford 46 10 5 8 38 30 6 6 11 24 26 62 56 +6 59
15 Bradford City 46 10 1 12 41 39 5 9 9 28 37 69 76 –7 55
16 Nottingham Forest 46 7 11 5 26 21 5 7 11 24 30 50 51 –1 54
17 Portsmouth 46 9 6 8 36 31 4 8 11 24 41 60 72 –12 53
18 Walsall 46 10 6 7 29 27 3 6 14 22 44 51 71 –20 51
19 Grimsby Town 46 9 7 7 34 28 3 7 13 16 44 50 72 –22 50
20 Sheffield Wednesday 46 6 7 10 28 37 6 7 10 21 34 49 71 –22 50
21 Rotherham United 46 7 13 3 32 29 3 6 14 20 37 52 66 –14 49
22 Crewe Alexandra 46 8 8 7 23 32 4 5 14 24 44 47 76 –29 49
23 Barnsley 46 9 9 5 37 33 2 6 15 22 53 59 86 –27 48
24 Stockport County 46 5 1 17 19 44 1 7 15 23 58 42 102 –60 26
  • Pld = Matches ; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
  • NB: In the Football League goals scored (F) takes precedence over goal difference (GD).
Key
Football League Champions, promoted to FA Premier League
Promoted to FA Premier League
Participated in play-offs
Promoted to Premier League through play-offs
Relegated

First Division play-offs[edit]

  Semifinals
1st leg –Apr 28th; 2nd leg –May 1st/2nd, 2002
Final at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
May 12th, 2002
                     
3rd  Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 1 2  
6th  Norwich City 3 0 3  
    5th  Birmingham City (pen.) 1 (4)
  6th  Norwich City 1 (2)
4th  Millwall 1 0 1
5th  Birmingham City 1 1 2  

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First Division maps[edit]

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Locations of the Football League First Division London teams 2001–2002

Second Division[edit]

Football League, Second Division
Season 2001–02
Champions Brighton & Hove Albion (1st third tier title, and second successive division championship)
Direct promotion Brighton & Hove Albion,
Reading
Promoted through play-offs Stoke City
Relegated Bournemouth,
Bury,
Cambridge United,
Wrexham
Matches played 552
Goals scored 1472 (2.67 per match)
Top goalscorer Bobby Zamora (Brighton & Hove Albion), 28 [2]
Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GD Pts Notes
1 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 17 5 1 42 16 8 10 5 24 26 66 42 +24 90
2 Reading 46 12 7 4 36 20 11 8 4 34 23 70 43 +27 84
3 Brentford 46 17 5 1 48 12 7 6 10 29 31 77 43 +34 83
4 Cardiff City 46 12 8 3 39 25 11 6 6 36 25 75 50 +25 83
5 Stoke City 46 16 4 3 43 12 7 7 9 24 28 67 40 +27 80
6 Huddersfield Town 46 13 7 3 35 19 8 8 7 30 28 65 47 +18 78
7 Bristol City 46 13 6 4 38 21 8 4 11 30 32 68 53 +15 73
8 Queens Park Rangers 46 11 10 2 35 18 8 4 11 25 31 60 49 +11 71
9 Oldham Athletic 46 14 6 3 47 27 4 10 9 30 38 77 65 +12 70
10 Wigan Athletic 46 9 6 8 36 23 7 10 6 30 28 66 51 +15 64
11 Wycombe Wanderers 46 13 5 5 38 26 4 8 11 20 38 58 64 –6 64
12 Tranmere Rovers 46 10 9 4 39 19 6 6 11 24 41 63 60 +3 63
13 Swindon Town 46 10 7 6 26 21 5 7 11 20 35 46 56 –10 59
14 Port Vale 46 11 6 6 35 24 5 4 14 16 38 51 62 –11 58
15 Colchester United 46 9 6 8 35 33 6 6 11 30 43 65 76 –11 57
16 Blackpool 46 8 9 6 39 31 6 5 12 27 38 66 69 –3 56
17 Peterborough United 46 11 5 7 46 26 4 5 14 18 33 64 59 +5 55
18 Chesterfield 46 9 3 11 35 36 4 10 9 18 29 53 65 –12 52
19 Notts County 46 8 7 8 28 29 5 4 14 31 42 59 71 –12 50
20 Northampton Town 46 9 4 10 30 33 5 3 15 24 46 54 79 –25 49
21 Bournemouth 46 9 4 10 36 33 1 10 12 20 38 56 71 –15 44
22 Bury 46 6 9 8 26 32 5 2 16 17 43 43 75 –32 44
23 Wrexham 46 7 7 9 29 32 4 3 16 27 57 56 89 –33 43
24 Cambridge United 46 7 7 9 29 34 0 6 17 18 59 47 93 –46 34
  • Pld = Matches ; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
  • NB: In the Football League goals scored (F) takes precedence over goal difference (GD).
Key
Division Champions, promoted
Promoted
Participated in play-offs
Promoted through play-offs
Relegated

Second Division play-offs[edit]

  Semifinals
1st leg –Apr 28th; 2nd leg –May 1st, 2002
Final at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
May 11th, 2002
                     
3rd  Brentford 0 2 2  
6th  Huddersfield Town 0 1 1  
    3rd  Brentford 0
  5th  Stoke City 2
4th  Cardiff City 2 0 2
5th  Stoke City 1 2 3  

Second Division maps[edit]

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Locations of the Football League Second Division London teams 2001–2002

Third Division[edit]

Football League, Third Division
Season 2001–02
Champions Plymouth Argyle (1st fourth tier title)
Direct promotion Plymouth Argyle,
Luton Town,
Mansfield Town
Promoted through play-offs Cheltenham Town
Relegated to Conference Halifax Town
New club in the league Rushden & Diamonds
Matches played 552
Goals scored 1393 (2.52 per match)
Top goalscorer Steve Howard (Luton Town), 24 [2]
Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GD Pts Notes
1 Plymouth Argyle 46 19 2 2 41 11 12 7 4 30 17 71 28 +43 102
2 Luton Town 46 15 5 3 50 18 15 2 6 46 30 96 48 +48 97
3 Mansfield Town 46 17 3 3 49 24 7 4 12 23 36 72 60 +12 79
4 Cheltenham Town 46 11 11 1 40 20 10 4 9 26 29 66 49 +17 78
5 Rochdale 46 13 8 2 41 22 8 7 8 24 30 65 52 +13 78
6 Rushden & Diamonds 46 14 5 4 40 20 6 8 9 29 33 69 53 +16 73
7 Hartlepool United 46 12 6 5 53 23 8 5 10 21 25 74 48 +26 71
8 Scunthorpe United 46 14 5 4 43 22 5 9 9 31 34 74 56 +18 71
9 Shrewsbury Town 46 13 4 6 36 19 7 6 10 28 34 64 53 +11 70
10 Kidderminster Harriers 46 13 6 4 35 17 6 3 14 21 30 56 47 +9 66
11 Hull City 46 12 6 5 38 18 4 7 12 19 33 57 51 +6 61
12 Southend United 46 12 5 6 36 22 3 8 12 15 32 51 54 –3 58
13 Macclesfield Town 46 7 7 9 23 25 8 6 9 18 27 41 52 –11 58
14 York City 46 11 5 7 26 20 5 4 14 28 47 54 67 –13 57
15 Darlington 46 11 6 6 37 25 4 5 14 23 46 60 71 –11 56
16 Exeter City 46 7 9 7 25 32 7 4 12 23 41 48 73 –25 55
17 Carlisle United 46 11 5 7 31 21 1 11 11 18 35 48 56 –7 52
18 Leyton Orient 46 10 7 6 37 25 3 6 14 18 46 52 71 –16 52
19 Torquay United 46 8 6 9 27 31 4 9 10 19 32 46 53 –17 51
20 Swansea City 46 7 8 8 26 26 6 4 13 27 51 53 76 –24 51
21 Oxford United 46 8 7 8 34 28 3 7 13 19 34 53 62 –9 47
22 Lincoln City 46 8 4 11 25 27 2 12 9 19 35 44 62 –18 46
23 Bristol Rovers 46 8 7 8 28 28 3 5 15 12 32 40 60 –20 45
24 Halifax Town 46 5 9 9 24 28 3 3 17 15 56 39 84 –45 36
  • Pld = Matches ; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
  • NB: In the Football League goals scored (F) takes precedence over goal difference (GD).
Key
Division Champions, promoted
Promoted
Participated in play-offs
Promoted through play-offs
New club in the league, see Rushden & Diamonds
Relegated to Conference

Third Division play-offs[edit]

  Semifinals
1st leg –Apr 27th; 2nd leg –Apr 30th, 2002
Final at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
May 6th, 2002
                     
4th  Cheltenham Town (pens.) 1 1 2 (5)  
7th  Hartlepool United 1 1 2 (4)  
    4th  Cheltenham Town 3
  6th  Rushden & Diamonds 1
5th  Rochdale 2 1 3
6th  Rushden & Diamonds 2 2 4  

Third Division maps[edit]

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Locations of the Football League Third Division London teams 2001–2002

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "England 2001–02". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Archived from the original on 24 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
  2. ^ a b c "English League Leading Goalscorers". RSSSF. Retrieved 2010-10-31.