2001–02 Irish Cup

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2001–02 Irish Cup
Country  Northern Ireland
Teams 32
Champions Linfield (36th title)
Runners-up Portadown
Matches played 40
Goals scored 133 (3.33 per match)

The 2001–02 Irish Cup was the 122nd edition of Northern Ireland's premier football knock-out cup competition. It concluded on 11 May 2002 with the final.

Glentoran were the defending champions, winning their second successive Irish Cup last season after a 1–0 win over arch rivals Linfield in the 2001 final. This season Linfield went one better, to lift the cup for the 36th time overall and the first time in seven years, with a 2–1 win over Portadown in the final. This was Portadown's second defeat in the final in three years.[1][2]


Fifth round[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ards 2–1 Limavady United
Armagh City 2–5 Dungannon Swifts
Ballyclare Comrades 4–1 Barn United
Bangor 0–2 Crusaders
Brantwood 1–1 Moyola Park
Carrick Rangers 4–3 Lisburn Distillery
Cliftonville 1–1 Portadown
Coleraine 5–3 Donegal Celtic
Glenavon 0–0 Lurgan Celtic
Glentoran 1–0 Newry Town
Institute 4–1 Ards Rangers
Killyleagh Youth 4–1 Ballinamallard United
Linfield 3–0 Portstewart
Loughgall 2–2 Larne
Omagh Town 0–0 Ballymena United
Tobermore United 1–2 Dunmurry Recreation

Replays[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ballymena United 2–1 Omagh Town
Glenavon 1–1 (3–2p) Lurgan Celtic
Larne 1–1 (4–2p) Loughgall
Moyola Park 1–0 (aet) Brantwood
Portadown 2–1 Cliftonville


Sixth round[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Ards 0–5 Glentoran
Ballyclare Comrades 3–1 Dunmurry Recreation
Ballymena United 0–3 Glenavon
Carrick Rangers 0–7 Linfield
Crusaders 1–1 Dungannon Swifts
Larne 0–0 Killyleagh Youth
Moyola Park 3–3 Coleraine
Portadown 3–1 Institute

Replays[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Coleraine 5–1 Moyola Park
Dungannon Swifts 1–0 Crusaders
Larne 1–2 Killyleagh Youth


Quarter-finals[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Coleraine 2–0 Dungannon Swifts
Glentoran 1–1 Portadown
Killyleagh Youth 1–0 Ballyclare Comrades
Linfield 3–0 Glenavon

Replay[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Portadown 4–3 Glentoran


Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Linfield 4–0 Killyleagh Youth
Portadown 2–0 Coleraine


Final[edit]

11 May 2002
Linfield 2 – 1 Portadown
Morgan Goal 14'22' Report Neill Goal 6'
Windsor Park, Belfast
Attendance: 11,129

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Northern Ireland Cup Finals". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. rsssf.com. Retrieved 7 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Northern Ireland 2001/02". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. rsssf.com. Retrieved 7 December 2012.