2001–02 Sunderland A.F.C. season

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Sunderland
2001–02 season
ChairmanBob Murray
ManagerPeter Reid
StadiumStadium of Light
FA Premier League17th
FA CupThird round
League CupSecond round
Top goalscorerLeague:
Kevin Phillips (11)

All:
Kevin Phillips (13)
Average home league attendance44,108

During the 2001–02 season, Sunderland competed in the FA Premier League.

Season summary[edit]

In the 2001–02 season, Sunderland narrowly avoided relegation. They were the lowest scoring team in the Premier League,[1] with 29 goals, ending the season in 17th place and being knocked out of both English Cup competitions in their first rounds.[1]

Results[edit]

Sunderland's score comes first[2]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

FA Premier League[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
15 Everton 38 11 10 17 45 57 −12 43
16 Bolton Wanderers 38 9 13 16 44 62 −18 40
17 Sunderland 38 10 10 18 29 51 −22 40
18 Ipswich Town (R) 38 9 9 20 41 64 −23 36
Qualification for the UEFA Cup qualifying round[a]
Relegation to the Football League First Division
19 Derby County (R) 38 8 6 24 33 63 −30 30 Relegation to the Football League First Division
Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Ipswich Town qualified for the UEFA Cup qualifying round as the winners of Premiership Fair Play League by The Football Association, one of the UEFA Fair Play ranking winners.

Results per matchday[edit]

Matchday1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738
GroundHAAHAHHAHAHAHAHHAHAAHAHHAAHAHAHAHAHAAH
ResultWLDWDLDWLLDLWLWDLWWLDLDLLWLLWLDLWLLLDD
Position71010678759121215131311131311910101211111511141413141516141515171717
Source: Statto.com
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
18 August 2001 Ipswich Town H 1–0 47,370 Phillips (pen)
22 August 2001 Fulham A 0–2 20,197
26 August 2001 Newcastle United A 1–1 52,021 Phillips
8 September 2001 Blackburn Rovers H 1–0 45,103 Quinn
16 September 2001 Aston Villa A 0–0 31,668
19 September 2001 Tottenham Hotspur H 1–2 47,310 Phillips
22 September 2001 Charlton Athletic H 2–2 46,825 Quinn (2)
29 September 2001 Bolton Wanderers A 2–0 24,520 Phillips, Craddock
13 October 2001 Manchester United H 1–3 48,305 Phillips
22 October 2001 Middlesbrough A 0–2 28,432
27 October 2001 Arsenal H 1–1 48,029 Schwarz
3 November 2001 Leicester City A 0–1 20,573
18 November 2001 Leeds United H 2–0 48,005 Arca, Phillips
25 November 2001 Liverpool A 0–1 43,537
1 December 2001 West Ham United H 1–0 47,437 Phillips
9 December 2001 Chelsea H 0–0 48,017
15 December 2001 Southampton A 0–2 29,459
22 December 2001 Everton H 1–0 48,013 Reyna
26 December 2001 Blackburn Rovers A 3–0 29,869 Quinn (2), Kilbane
29 December 2001 Ipswich Town A 0–5 24,517
1 January 2002 Aston Villa H 1–1 45,324 Thome
12 January 2002 Everton A 0–1 30,736
19 January 2002 Fulham H 1–1 45,124 Phillips
29 January 2002 Middlesbrough H 0–1 44,579
2 February 2002 Manchester United A 1–4 67,587 Phillips
9 February 2002 Derby County A 1–0 31,771 Quinn
24 February 2002 Newcastle United H 0–1 48,290
2 March 2002 Tottenham Hotspur A 1–2 36,062 M'Boma
5 March 2002 Bolton Wanderers H 1–0 43,011 McAteer
16 March 2002 Chelsea A 0–4 40,218
23 March 2002 Southampton H 1–1 46,120 McAteer
30 March 2002 Arsenal A 0–3 38,047
1 April 2002 Leicester City H 2–1 44,950 Reyna (2)
7 April 2002 Leeds United A 0–2 39,195
13 April 2002 Liverpool H 0–1 48,355
20 April 2002 West Ham United A 0–3 33,319
27 April 2002 Charlton Athletic A 2–2 26,614 Kilbane, Phillips
11 May 2002 Derby County H 1–1 47,989 Phillips

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R3 5 January 2002 West Bromwich Albion H 1–2 29,133 Phillips

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R2 12 September 2001 Sheffield Wednesday A 2–4 (a.e.t) 12,074 Phillips, Laslandes

Players[edit]

First-team squad[edit]

Squad at end of season[3]

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

No. Position Player
1 Denmark GK Thomas Sorensen
2 Switzerland DF Bernt Haas[notes 1]
3 England DF Michael Gray (captain)
4 United States MF Claudio Reyna
5 Slovakia DF Stanislav Varga
6 Brazil DF Emerson Thome
7 Cameroon FW Patrick M'Boma (on loan from Parma)
8 England MF Gavin McCann
9 Republic of Ireland FW Niall Quinn
10 England FW Kevin Phillips
11 Republic of Ireland MF Kevin Kilbane[notes 2]
12 Sweden DF Joachim Björklund
No. Position Player
13 Northern Ireland GK Michael Ingham[notes 3]
15 France FW David Bellion
16 Republic of Ireland MF Jason McAteer[notes 4]
17 England DF Jody Craddock
18 England DF Darren Williams
19 Scotland FW Kevin Kyle
20 Sweden MF Stefan Schwarz
21 England MF Paul Thirlwell
24 Northern Ireland DF George McCartney
26 Republic of Ireland MF Thomas Butler
30 Austria GK Jürgen Macho
33 Argentina DF Julio Arca

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
4 Scotland MF Don Hutchison[notes 5] (to West Ham United)
7 France FW Lilian Laslandes (on loan to Köln)
12 England FW Danny Dichio (to West Bromwich Albion)
No. Position Player
16 Scotland MF Alex Rae (to Wolverhampton Wanderers)
23 England MF Chris Lumsdon (to Barnsley)
37 England MF Neil Wainwright (to Darlington)

Reserves[edit]

The following players did not appear for the first team this season.

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

No. Position Player
14 Argentina MF Nicolás Medina
22 England DF Simon Ramsden
25 England DF Mark Maley
27 Republic of Ireland FW Michael Reddy
28 Wales MF John Oster[notes 6]
29 Belgium MF Tom Peeters
31 England DF Ben Clark
32 Netherlands DF Baki Mercimek[notes 7]
34 England FW Michael Proctor
35 Republic of Ireland MF Brendan McGill
36 Republic of Ireland DF Cliff Byrne
40 England GK John Kennedy
England GK Adam Dowell
England DF Patrick Collins
No. Position Player
England DF Steve Harrison
England DF Craig James
England DF Gareth Mordey
Republic of Ireland DF Stephen Capper
Republic of Ireland DF Mark Rossiter
England MF Jonjo Dickman
England MF Marc Hand
England MF Carl Shippen
Northern Ireland MF Chris Kingsberry
Republic of Ireland MF Glenn Lacey
Republic of Ireland MF Richie Ryan
Scotland FW Dene Shields
Northern Ireland FW Neil Teggart
Republic of Ireland FW Keith Graydon

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Pos Name From Fee
18 May 2001 MF Argentina Nicolas Medina Argentina Argentinos Juniors £3.5 million
13 June 2001 DF Netherlands Baki Mercimek Netherlands Haarlem Free
28 June 2001 FW France Lilian Laslandes France Bordeaux £3.6 million
3 July 2001 FW France David Bellion France Cannes Free
3 August 2001 DF Switzerland Bernt Haas Switzerland Grasshopper £750,000
7 December 2001 MF United States Claudio Reyna Scotland Rangers £4 million

Out[edit]

Date Pos Name To Fee
18 August 2001 MF England Neil Wainwright England Darlington £50,000
30 August 2001 MF Scotland Don Hutchison England West Ham United £5 million
19 September 2001 MF Scotland Alex Rae England Wolverhampton Wanderers £1.2 million
30 November 2001 FW England Danny Dichio England West Bromwich Albion £1.25 million
11 December 2001 MF England Chris Lumsdon England Barnsley Undisclosed

Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

As of end of season[4]
No. Pos Nat Player Total Premier League FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 GK Denmark Thomas Sørensen 35 0 34 0 1 0 0 0
13 GK Northern Ireland Michael Ingham 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
30 GK Austria Jurgen Macho 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 DF Switzerland Bernt Haas 29 0 27 0 1 0 0+1 0
3 DF England Michael Gray 36 0 35 0 0 0 1 0
5 DF Slovakia Stanislav Varga 11 0 9 0 1 0 1 0
6 DF Brazil Emerson Thome 12 1 12 1 0 0 0 0
12 DF Sweden Joachim Björklund 12 0 11+1 0 0 0 0 0
17 DF England Jody Craddock 31 1 30 1 0+1 0 0 0
18 DF England Darren Williams 30 0 23+5 0 1 0 1 0
24 DF Northern Ireland George McCartney 20 0 12+6 0 1 0 1 0
Midfielders:
4 MF United States Claudio Reyna 17 3 17 3 0 0 0 0
8 MF England Gavin McCann 31 0 29 0 1 0 1 0
11 MF Republic of Ireland Kevin Kilbane 30 2 24+4 2 0+1 0 1 0
16 MF Republic of Ireland Jason McAteer 27 2 26 2 1 0 0 0
20 MF Sweden Stefan Schwarz 20 1 18+2 1 0 0 0 0
21 MF England Paul Thirlwell 16 0 11+3 0 1 0 1 0
26 MF Republic of Ireland Thomas Butler 7 0 2+5 0 0 0 0 0
33 MF Argentina Julio Arca 24 1 20+2 1 1 0 1 0
Forwards:
7 FW Cameroon Patrick M'Boma 9 1 5+4 1 0 0 0 0
9 FW Republic of Ireland Niall Quinn 39 6 24+14 6 1 0 0 0
10 FW England Kevin Phillips 39 13 37 11 1 1 1 1
15 FW France David Bellion 10 0 0+9 0 0 0 1 0
19 FW Scotland Kevin Kyle 8 0 0+6 0 0+1 0 0+1 0
Players no longer with club:
4 MF Scotland Don Hutchison 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
7 FW France Lilian Laslandes 13 1 5+7 0 0 0 0+1 1
16 MF Scotland Alex Rae 3 0 1+2 0 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Richard Rundle. "2001–02 FA Premier League". Football Club History Database. Archived from the original on 12 June 2008. Retrieved 2 November 2008.
  2. ^ http://www.statto.com/football/teams/sunderland/2001-2002/results
  3. ^ http://www.footballsquads.co.uk/eng/2001-2002/faprem/sunder.htm
  4. ^ http://www.11v11.com/teams/sunderland/tab/players/season/2002/

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Haas was born in Vienna, Austria, but also qualified to represent Switzerland internationally and made his international debut for Switzerland in 1996.
  2. ^ Kilbane was born in Preston, England, but also qualified to represent the Republic of Ireland internationally through his parents and represented them at U-21 level before making his international debut for Republic of Ireland in September 1997.
  3. ^ Ingham was born in Preston, England, but also qualified to represent Northern Ireland internationally and represented them at U-18 and U-21 level before making his international debut for Northern Ireland in June 2005.
  4. ^ McAteer was born in Tranmere, England, but also qualified to represent the Republic of Ireland internationally and made his international debut for the Republic of Ireland in March 1994.
  5. ^ Hutchison was born in Gateshead, England, but also qualified to represent Scotland internationally through his father and represented them at B level before making his international debut for Scotland in March 1999.
  6. ^ Oster was born in Boston, England, but also qualified to represent Wales internationally and represented them at U-18 and U-21 level before making his international debut for Wales in 1997.
  7. ^ Mercimek was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, but also qualified to represent Turkey internationally and would represent them at U-21 level before making his international debut for Turkey in 2006.