2001–02 Middlesbrough F.C. season

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Middlesbrough
2001-02 season
Chairman Steve Gibson
Manager Steve McClaren
FA Premier League 12th
FA Cup Semi Final
League Cup Third Round
Top goalscorer League: Alen Bokšić (8)
All: Alen Bokšić (8)
Highest home attendance 34,358 v Manchester United (Premier League)
Away: 67,683 v Manchester United (Premier League)
Lowest home attendance 3,918 v Northampton Town (League Cup)
Away: 6,885 v Wimbledon (F.A. Cup)

During the 2001-02 season, Middlesbrough participated in the FA Premier League.

Kit[edit]

Middlesbrough were again sponsored by BT Cellnet for the 2001-02 season. The team's strip was produced by Errea. The home shirt consisted of a plain red shirt, red shorts and red socks with white trim. The away strip consisted of blue and black striped shirts, plain black shorts and black socks.[1]

Notable events[edit]

  • Boro lost their first four matches in the league but then recover to onbly lose 2 in 11 games.

Squad[edit]

Squad at end of season[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Australia GK Mark Schwarzer
3 England DF Dean Gordon
5 Italy DF Gianluca Festa
6 England DF Gareth Southgate
7 England MF Robbie Mustoe
8 Slovakia FW Szilárd Németh
9 England MF Paul Ince
10 Italy FW Benito Carbone (on loan from Bradford City)
11 Croatia FW Alen Bokšić
12 England MF Jonathan Greening
14 France MF Mickaël Debève
15 England GK Marlon Beresford
16 Cameroon FW Joseph-Désiré Job[3]
17 England DF Ugo Ehiogu
20 England FW Dean Windass
21 England DF Mark Wilson
22 England MF Mark Summerbell
No. Position Player
23 Argentina MF Carlos Marinelli
24 England MF Phil Stamp
25 Wales GK Mark Crossley
26 England FW Noel Whelan
27 Scotland DF Robbie Stockdale[4]
28 England DF Colin Cooper
29 Republic of Ireland DF Jason Gavin
30 England DF Stuart Parnaby
31 Australia MF Luke Wilkshire
32 Scotland MF Allan Johnston
33 England DF David Murphy
34 England MF Stewart Downing
36 England MF Mark Hudson
37 France DF Franck Queudrue (on loan from Lens)
38 England GK Sam Russell
39 Australia GK Brad Jones
England MF Anthony Ormerod

Left club during season[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 Republic of Ireland DF Curtis Fleming[5] (to Crystal Palace)
4 England DF Steve Vickers (to Birmingham City)
10 England FW Brian Deane (to Leicester City)
12 Republic of Ireland MF Keith O'Neill (to Coventry City)
14 Australia MF Paul Okon (on loan to Watford)
18 England FW Andy Campbell (to Cardiff City)
No. Position Player
19 Colombia FW Hamilton Ricard (on loan to CSKA Sofia)
32 England DF Steve Baker (to Scarborough)
34 Scotland GK Chris Bennion (Scunthorpe United)
35 Scotland MF Sean Kilgannon (Dunfermline Athletic)
England MF Stephen Brackstone (to York City)

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Player Previous Club Fee Ref
1 July 2001 Slovakia Szilárd Németh Slovakia Inter Bratislava Free [6]
11 July 2001 England Gareth Southgate Aston Villa £6.5 million [7]
9 August 2001 England Mark Wilson Manchester United £1.5 million [8]
9 August 2001 England Jonathan Greening Manchester United £2 million [9]
9 September 2001 Scotland Allan Johnston Scotland Rangers £600,000 [10]
12 October 2001 France Franck Queudrue France Lens Loan [11]
7 February 2002 Italy Benito Carbone Bradford City Loan [12]
27 February 2002 France Mickael Debeve France Lens Loan [13]

Out[edit]

For departures of players out of contract at the end of 2000-01 see 2000-01 Middlesbrough F.C. season.

Date Player New Club Fee Ref
31 May 2001 England Neil Maddison Darlington Free [14]
19 July 2001 France Christian Karembeu Greece Olympiacos £2 million [15]
7 August 2001 Republic of Ireland Alan Moore Burnley Free [16]
8 August 2001 Republic of Ireland Keith O'Neill Coventry Free [17]
29 November 2001 England Brian Deane Leicester £150,000 [18]
14 December 2001 England Steve Vickers Birmingham £400,000 [19]
31 December 2001 Republic of Ireland Curtis Fleming Crystal Palace £150,000 [20]
23 March 2002 Scotland Sean Kilgannon Scotland Dunfermline Free [21]
1 June 2002 Colombia Hamilton Ricard Released - [22]
23 March 2002 England Andy Campbell Released - [23]
1 June 2002 England Dean Gordon Coventry Free [24]

Results[edit]

Premier League[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss

Note: Results are given with Middlesbrough score listed first. Man of the Match is according to mfc.co.uk.

Game Date Venue Opponent Result
F–A
Attendance Boro Goalscorers Man of the Match
1 18 August 2001 H Arsenal 0–4 31,557
2 21 August 2001 A Bolton Wanderers 0–1 20,747
3 25 August 2001 A Everton 0–2 32,829
4 8 September 2001 H Newcastle United 1–4 30,004 Cooper 4'
5 15 September 2001 H West Ham United 2–1 25,455 Deane 31', Johnston 41'
6 17 September 2001 A Leicester City 2–1 15,412 Ince 85', Greening 88'
7 23 September 2001 A Chelsea 2–2 36,767 Stockdale 61', Bokšić 90'(pen)
8 29 September 2001 H Southampton 1–3 26,142 Bokšić 75'(pen)
9 13 October 2001 A Charlton Athletic 0–0 20,451
10 22 October 2001 H Sunderland 2–0 28,432 Queudrue 2', Bokšić 21'
11 27 October 2001 A Tottenham Hotspur 1–2 36,062 Boksic 9'
12 3 November 2001 H Derby County 5–1 28,117 Németh 49', Marinelli 57', 82', Bokšić 61, Mustoe 73'
13 17 November 2001 A Aston Villa 0–0 35,424
14 25 November 2001 H Ipswich Town 0–0 32,586
15 1 December 2001 A Blackburn Rovers 1–0 23,849 Bokšić 45'
16 8 December 2001 A Liverpool 0–2 43,674
17 15 December 2001 H Manchester United 0–1 34,358
18 26 December 2001 A Newcastle United 0–3 52,127
19 29 December 2001 A Arsenal 1–2 37,948 Whelan 22'
20 1 January 2002 H Everton 1–0 27,463 Festa 50'
21 12 January 2002 A Fulham 1–2 18,975 Cooper 8'
22 19 January 2002 H Bolton Wanderers 1–1 26,104 Whelan 38'
23 29 January 2002 A Sunderland 1–0 44,579 Whelan 14'
24 3 February 2002 H Charlton Athletic 0–0 24,189
25 9 February 2002 H Leeds United 2–2 30,221 Ince 51', Windass 88'
26 19 February 2002 H Fulham 2–1 26,235 Bokšić 27', Németh 77'
27 23 February 2002 A West Ham United 0–1 35,420
28 2 March 2002 H Leicester City 1–0 25,734 Frank Sinclair (o.g.)
29 6 March 2002 A Southampton 1–1 28,931 Whelan 57'
30 16 March 2002 H Liverpool 1–2 31,253 Southgate 89'
31 23 March 2002 A Manchester United 1–0 67,683 Bokšić 9'
32 30 March 2002 H Tottenham Hotspur 1–1 31,258 Queudrue 69'
33 1 April 2002 A Derby County 1–0 30,822 Mustoe 12'
34 14 April 2002 H Aston Villa 2–1 26,003 Carbone 39', Ehiogu 65'
35 20 April 2002 H Blackburn Rovers 1–3 26,932 Németh 90'
36 28 April 2002 A Ipswich Town 0–1 25,979
37 27 April 2002 H Chelsea 0–2 28,686
38 11 May 2002 A Leeds United 0–1 40,218

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
2 11 September 2001 Northampton Town Home Won 3-1 3,918 Murphy, Nemeth, Wilson
3 10 October 2001 Blackburn Away Lost 2-1 (AET) 9,536 Nemeth

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
3 8 January 2002 Wimbledon Away Drew 0-0 6,885
3R 15 January 2002 Wimbledon Home Won 2-0 9,687 Whelan, Cunningham (og)
4 26 January 2002 Manchester United Home Won 2-0 17,624 Whelan, Campbell
3 16 February 2002 Blackburn Home Won 1-0 20,921 Ehiogu
QF 10 March 2002 Everton Home Won 3-0 26,950 Whelan, Nemeth, Ince
SF 14 April 2002 Arsenal Old Trafford Lost 1-0 -

Statistics[edit]

Goalscorers[edit]

Goalscoring statistics for 2001-02.[25]

Name League FA Cup League Cup Total
Croatia Bokšić 8 0 0 8
England Whelan 4 3 0 7
Slovakia Németh 3 1 2 6
England Ince 2 1 0 3
England Cooper 2 0 0 2
France Queudrue 2 0 0 2
Argentina Marinelli 2 0 0 2
England Mustoe 2 0 0 2
England Deane 1 0 0 1
Scotland Johnston 1 0 0 1
England Greening 1 0 0 1
England Stockdale 1 0 0 1
Italy Festa 1 0 0 1
England Windass 1 0 0 1
England Southgate 1 0 0 1
Italy Carbone 1 0 0 1
England Ehiogu 1 0 0 1
England Murphy 0 0 1 1
England Wilson 0 0 1 1
England Cambell 0 1 0 1
Own Goals 1 1 0 2

Starting 11[edit]

Considering starts in all competitions[26][27]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.kitclassics.co.uk/kits/Middlesbro.png
  2. ^ http://www.footballsquads.co.uk/eng/2001-2002/faprem/middles.htm
  3. ^ Job was born in Vénissieux, France, but also qualified to represent Cameroon internationally and made his international debut for Cameroon in November 1997.
  4. ^ Stockdale was born in Redcar, England, but also qualified to represent Scotland internationally and made his international debut for Scotland in April 2002.
  5. ^ Fleming was born in Manchester, England, but was raised in Dublin, the Republic of Ireland, and made his international debut for the Republic of Ireland in April 1996.
  6. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  7. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  8. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  9. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  10. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  11. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  12. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  13. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  14. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  15. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  16. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  17. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  18. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  19. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  20. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  21. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  22. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  23. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  24. ^ www.soccerbase.com - The Internet Soccer Database
  25. ^ http://www.boroscoreforecast.co.uk/200405.htm
  26. ^ http://www.11v11.com/teams/middlesbrough/tab/players/season/2002
  27. ^ http://www.football-lineups.com/team/Middlesbrough/FA_Premier_League_2001-2002/Fixture/