2001–02 West Ham United F.C. season

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West Ham United
2001–02 season
ChairmanTerry Brown
ManagerGlenn Roeder
StadiumBoleyn Ground
FA Premier League7th
FA CupFourth round
(knocked out by Chelsea)
League CupSecond round
(knocked out by Reading)
Top goalscorerLeague:
Frédéric Kanouté (11)

All:
Jermain Defoe (14)
Average home league attendance31,359

During the 2001–02 English football season, West Ham United F.C. competed in the FA Premier League (known as the FA Barclaycard Premiership for sponsorship reasons).

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
5 Leeds United 38 18 12 8 53 37 +16 66 2002–03 UEFA Cup First round[a]
6 Chelsea 38 17 13 8 66 38 +28 64
7 West Ham United 38 15 8 15 48 57 −9 53
8 Aston Villa 38 12 14 12 46 47 −1 50 2002 UEFA Intertoto Cup Third round
9 Tottenham Hotspur 38 14 8 16 49 53 −4 50
Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ Since Arsenal qualified for the Champions League, their UEFA Cup place as FA Cup winners defaulted to Chelsea, the losing finalists.

Players[edit]

First-team squad[edit]

Squad at end of season[1]

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 David James
2 Czech Republic DF Tomáš Řepka
3 England DF Nigel Winterburn
4 Scotland MF Don Hutchison[notes 1]
5 Slovakia DF Vladimír Labant
6 Australia DF Hayden Foxe
7 Scotland DF Christian Dailly
8 England MF Trevor Sinclair
10 Italy FW Paolo Di Canio
11 Northern Ireland MF Steve Lomas[notes 2]
12 England FW Paul Kitson
14 France FW Frédéric Kanouté[notes 3]
15 Cameroon DF Rigobert Song
16 England MF John Moncur
No. Position Player
17 Trinidad and Tobago GK Shaka Hislop[notes 4]
19 England DF Ian Pearce
20 England DF Scott Minto
21 England MF Michael Carrick
24 Norway DF Ragnvald Soma
25 England FW Jermain Defoe
26 England MF Joe Cole
27 Republic of Ireland DF Shaun Byrne[notes 5]
28 France MF Laurent Courtois
29 Guinea FW Titi Camara
30 France DF Sébastien Schemmel
33 Australia MF Richard Garcia
34 Northern Ireland MF Grant McCann

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
18 Bulgaria FW Svetoslav Todorov (to Portsmouth)
36 England MF Adam Newton[notes 6] (to Peterborough United)
38 England MF Steven Clark (to Southend United)
No. Position Player
39 England DF Anwar Uddin (to Sheffield Wednesday)
40 Australia DF Steve Laurie (to Peterborough United)
Italy MF Emmanuel Cascione (to Pistoiese)

Reserve squad[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
13 Sweden GK Sven Andersson
22 Canada GK Craig Forrest
23 England DF Steve Potts
31 Turkey FW Omer Riza[notes 7]
32 England GK Stephen Bywater
No. Position Player
35 England DF Gary Charles
37 Australia MF Michael Ferrante
39 England DF Izzy Iriekpen
41 Republic of Ireland GK David Forde

Results[edit]

Premier League[edit]

League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Overview[edit]

Competition Record
P W D L GF GA GD Win %
Premier League 38 15 8 15 48 57 −9 039.47
FA Cup 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 033.33
League Cup 1 0 1 0 0 0 +0 000.00
Total 42 16 10 16 54 61 −7 038.10

Goalscorers[edit]

Rank Pos No. Nat Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Total
1 ST 25 England Jermain Defoe 10 4 0 14
2 ST 14 France Frédéric Kanouté 11 1 0 12
3 ST 10 Italy Paolo Di Canio 9 0 0 9
4 MF 8 England Trevor Sinclair 5 0 0 5
5 MF 11 Northern Ireland Steve Lomas 4 0 0 4
6 ST 9 England Paul Kitson 3 0 0 3
7 DF 19 England Ian Pearce 2 0 0 2
MF 21 England Michael Carrick 2 0 0 2
9 MF 4 Scotland Don Hutchison 1 0 0 1
MF 26 England Joe Cole 0 1 0 1
DF 30 France Sebastien Schemmel 1 0 0 1
Totals 48 6 0 54

League position by matchday[edit]

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GroundAHAAHAAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAAHHHAHHHAHHHAAH
ResultLDDLWLLWWWLDLLDWDDWDLWLLWLWLWLWWWDWLLW
Position121717201518191514111415151616161415111111111214111210131010108777787
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Premier League FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 GK England David James 29 0 26 0 3 0 0 0
17 GK Trinidad and Tobago Shaka Hislop 13 0 12 0 0 0 1 0
Defenders
2 DF Czech Republic Tomáš Řepka 34 0 31 0 3 0 0 0
3 DF England Nigel Winterburn 34 0 29+2 0 3 0 0 0
5 DF Slovakia Vladimír Labant 14 0 7+5 0 0+2 0 0 0
6 DF Australia Hayden Foxe 7 0 4+2 0 0+1 0 0 0
7 DF Scotland Christian Dailly 42 0 38 0 3 0 1 0
15 DF Cameroon Rigobert Song 6 0 5 0 0 0 1 0
19 DF England Ian Pearce 9 2 8+1 2 0 0 0 0
20 DF England Scott Minto 6 0 5 0 0 0 1 0
24 DF Norway Ragnvald Soma 4 0 1+2 0 1 0 0 0
27 DF Republic of Ireland Shaun Byrne 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
30 DF France Sebastian Schemmel 39 1 35 1 3 0 1 0
Midfielders
4 MF Scotland Don Hutchison 28 1 24 1 3 0 1 0
8 MF England Trevor Sinclair 37 5 34 5 2 0 1 0
11 MF Northern Ireland Steve Lomas 17 4 14+1 4 1+1 0 0 0
16 MF England John Moncur 21 0 7+12 0 1 0 1 0
21 MF England Michael Carrick 32 2 30 2 1 0 1 0
26 MF England Joe Cole 33 1 29+1 0 3 1 0 0
28 MF France Laurent Courtois 8 0 5+2 0 0 0 0+1 0
33 MF Australia Richard Garcia 9 0 2+6 0 0 0 0+1 0
34 MF Northern Ireland Grant McCann 3 0 0+3 0 0 0 0 0
Forwards
10 FW Italy Paolo Di Canio 27 9 26 9 1 0 0 0
12 FW England Paul Kitson 9 3 3+4 3 2 0 0 0
14 FW France Frédéric Kanouté 28 12 27 11 1 1 0 0
25 FW England Jermain Defoe 39 13 14+21 10 2+1 3 1 0
29 FW Guinea Titi Camara 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
Players transferred out during the season
18 FW Bulgaria Svetoslav Todorov 8 0 2+4 0 0+1 0 1 0

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Pos. Name From Fee
July 2001 GK England David James England Aston Villa £4.3m
July 2001 MF Scotland Don Hutchison England Sunderland £5m
August 2001 MF France Laurent Courtois France Toulouse Free
September 2001 DF Czech Republic Tomáš Řepka Italy Fiorentina £5.5M
January 2002 DF Slovakia Vladimír Labant Czech Republic Sparta Prague £1.2m

Out[edit]

Date Pos. Name From Fee
June 2001 MF England Frank Lampard England Chelsea £11m
July 2001 DF England Terrell Forbes England Queens Park Rangers Free
July 2001 DF Croatia Igor Štimac Croatia Hajduk Split Free
July 2001 DF England Stuart Pearce England Manchester City Free
November 2001 ST Croatia Davor Šuker Germany 1860 Munich Free

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hutchison was born in Gateshead, England, but also qualified to represent Scotland internationally through his father, and made his international debut for Scotland in March 1999.
  2. ^ Lomas was born in Hanover, Germany, but also qualified to represent Northern Ireland internationally and made his international debut for Northern Ireland in 1994.
  3. ^ Kanouté was born in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, France, and represented them at U-21 level, but also qualified to represent Mali internationally through his father and made his international debut for Mali in 2004.
  4. ^ Hislop was born in Hackney, England, and represented them at U-21 level, but was raised in Trinidad and Tobago and made his international debut for Trinidad and Tobago in 1999.
  5. ^ Byrne was born in Taplow, England, but qualifies to represent the Republic of Ireland internationally and has represented them at U-16 and U-21 level.
  6. ^ Newton was born in Ascot, England, and represented them at U-21 level, but also qualified to represent Saint Kitts and Nevis internationally and would make his international debut for Saint Kitts and Nevis in 2004.
  7. ^ Rıza was born in Edmonton, England, but qualified to represent Turkey internationally and has represented them at A2 level.