2002–03 West Bromwich Albion F.C. season

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West Bromwich Albion
2002–03 season
Chairman England Jeremy Peace
Manager England Gary Megson
Premier League 19th (relegated)
FA Cup Fourth round
League Cup Third round
Top goalscorer League: Daniele Dichio and Scott Dobie (5)
All: Daniele Dichio (8)

The 2002–03 season was West Bromwich Albion's first season in the Premier League, and their first season in the top division of English football since 1985–86.

Season summary[edit]

West Brom finished the season in 19th position in the Premier League table, meaning that they were relegated back to the First Division. In other competitions, West Brom reached the fourth round of the FA Cup and the third round of the League Cup.

Danny Dichio was the top scorer for Albion with 8 goals in all competitions, while his five league goals saw him finish as joint top league scorer along with Scott Dobie.

First-team squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 England GK Russell Hoult
2 Slovakia DF Igor Bališ
3 England DF Neil Clement
4 Scotland MF Derek McInnes
5 England DF Darren Moore[1]
6 England DF Phil Gilchrist
7 England MF Ronnie Wallwork
9 England FW Daniele Dichio
10 Wales MF Andy Johnson[2]
11 Grenada FW Jason Roberts[3]
12 Scotland FW Scott Dobie[4]
14 England MF Sean Gregan
15 England FW Bob Taylor
No. Position Player
16 England MF Lee Marshall
17 Iceland DF Lárus Sigurðsson
18 Wales MF Jason Koumas
19 England FW Lee Hughes
20 Angola MF Jordão
21 Denmark GK Brian Jensen
22 England DF James Chambers
23 England DF Adam Chambers
24 Nigeria DF Ifeanyi Udeze
25 England DF Des Lyttle
31 Republic of Ireland GK Joe Murphy
34 England MF Lloyd Dyer

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
24 England DF Tony Butler (to Bristol City)
No. Position Player
30 England GK Chris Adamson (to St. Patrick's Athletic)

Reserve squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
8 England MF Michael Appleton
27 England DF Ross Adams
28 England FW Matthew Turner
29 England MF Mark Briggs
No. Position Player
32 England DF Matt Collins
33 England FW Mark Scott
35 England MF Tamika Mkandawire

Statistics[edit]

Starting 11[edit]

Considering starts in all competitions[5]