2001–02 Blackpool F.C. season

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Blackpool F.C.
Season 2001-02
League Division Two
Manager Steve McMahon
League position 16th
Top goalscorers League: John Murphy &
Brett Ormerod (13 each)
Combined:John Murphy &
Brett Ormerod (20 each)
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Second round
Highest home attendance

9,333 v Bristol City
13 April 2002

Lowest home attendance

3,561 v Stoke City
16 October 2001

Previous season 2000-01
Next season 2002-03

The 2001-02 season was Blackpool F.C.'s 95th season (92nd consecutive) in the Football League. They competed in the 24-team Division Two, then the third tier of English league football, finishing sixteenth.

John Murphy and Brett Ormerod were the club's joint-top scorers, with twenty goals each in all competitions. Ormerod achieved this feat despite being sold to Southampton for a Blackpool club-record £1.75million in November.

Table[edit]

Pos Team Pl W D L F A GD Pts
1. Brighton & Hove Albion 46 25 15 6 66 42  +24 90
2. Reading 46 23 15 8 70 43  +27 84
3. Brentford 46 24 11 11 77 43  +34 83
4. Cardiff City 46 23 14 9 75 50  +25 83
5. Stoke City 46 23 11 12 67 40  +27 80
6. Huddersfield Town 46 21 15 10 65 47  +18 78
7. Bristol City 46 21 10 15 68 53  +15 73
8. Queens Park Rangers 46 19 14 13 60 49  +11 71
9. Oldham Athletic 46 18 16 12 77 65  +12 70
10. Wigan Athletic 46 16 16 14 66 51  +15 64
11. Wycombe Wanderers 46 17 13 26 58 64  -6 64
12. Tranmere Rovers 46 16 15 15 63 60  +3 63
13. Swindon Town 46 15 14 17 46 56  -10 59
14. Port Vale 46 16 10 20 51 62  -11 58
15. Colchester United 46 15 12 19 65 76  -11 57
16. Blackpool 46 14 14 18 66 69  -3 56
17. Peterborough United 46 15 10 21 64 59  +5 55
18. Chesterfield 46 13 13 20 53 65  -12 52
19. Notts County 46 13 11 22 59 71  -12 50
20. Northampton Town 46 14 7 25 54 79  -25 49
21. Bournemouth 46 10 14 22 56 71  -15 44
22. Bury 46 11 11 24 43 75  -32 44
23. Wrexham 46 11 10 25 56 89  -33 43
24. Cambridge United 46 7 13 26 47 93  -46 34

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; Pts = Points

References[edit]

  • Calley, Roy (1992). Blackpool: A Complete Record 1887-1992. Breedon Books Sport. ISBN 1-873626-07-X.