2001–02 Reading F.C. season

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Reading
2001-02 season
Chairman England Sir John Madejski
Manager England Alan Pardew
Division Two 2nd
FA Cup 2nd Round vs York City
League Cup 3rd Round vs Aston Villa
League Trophy Quarter-Finals vs Barnet
Top goalscorer League: Nicky Forster (19)
All: Nicky Forster (19)
Highest home attendance 22,151 vs Peterborough
13 April 2002
Lowest home attendance 8,081 vs Wrexham
6 November 2001
Average home league attendance 14,115

The 2001-02 season was Reading's fourth season in the Division Two, following their relegation from the Division One in 1998. It was Alan Pardew's third season as manager of the club.

Season review[edit]

See also Nationwide League Division Two

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 Phil Whitehead
2 Scotland DF Graeme Murty
3 England DF Matt Robinson
4 England MF Keith Jones
5 England DF Adi Viveash
6 England MF Kevin Watson
7 Trinidad and Tobago FW Tony Rougier
8 Wales DF Ady Williams
9 England FW Martin Butler
10 England FW Nicky Forster
11 England MF Andy Hughes
12 England FW Jamie Cureton
14 England MF Sammy Igoe
15 England MF James Harper
16 England MF Phil Parkinson
17 England MF Neil Smith
No. Position Player
18 England DF Adrian Whitbread
19 Republic of Ireland MF Joe Gamble
20 England FW Bas Savage
21 England GK Jamie Ashdown
22 England FW Nathan Tyson
23 England DF John Mackie
24 England FW Darius Henderson
25 England MF Ricky Newman
26 England DF Alex Smith
27 England DF Ricky Allaway
28 England DF Nicky Shorey
29 England MF John Salako
30 Australia GK Frank Talia
31 England FW Michael Branch
32 England DF Leo Roget
45 England MF Adam Campion

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
6 Northern Ireland DF Barry Hunter (to Rushden & Diamonds)
20 England DF Chris Casper (Retired)
29 England DF Adam Lockwood (to Yeovil Town)
No. Position Player
30 England GK Antony Malessa (Released)
31 United States GK Marcus Hahnemann (returned to Fulham after loan)
31 England GK Ben Roberts (returned to Charlton Athletic after loan)

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Position Nationality Name From Fee
5 July 2001 MF England Andy Hughes England Notts County £250,000 by a tribunal[1][2]
5 July 2001 DF England Adrian Whitbread England Portsmouth Free[3]
18 July 2001 DF England Alex Smith England Port Vale Free[4][5]
30 November 2001 GK England Antony Malessa England Oxford United Free[6]
28 January 2002 MF England John Salako England Charlton Athletic £50,000[7]
13 March 2002 GK Australia Frank Talia England Sheffield United Free[8]
15 March 2002 MF England Kevin Watson England Charlton Athletic £150,000[9]

Out[edit]

Date Position Nationality Name To Fee
21 June 2001 DF England Andy Gurney England Swindon Town Free
27 June 2001 MF England Darren Caskey England Notts County Free
4 July 2001 FW Scotland Jim McIntyre Scotland Dundee United Free
20 August 2001 MF England Alex Haddow England Carlisle United Free
13 September 2001 DF Northern Ireland Barry Hunter England Rushden & Diamonds Free
16 October 2001 DF England Adam Lockwood England Yeovil Town Free

Loans In[edit]

Date Position Nationality Name From Until
2 November 2001 MF England John Salako Charlton Athletic 27 January 2001[10]
2 November 2001 MF England Kevin Watson England Rotherham United 2 December 2001[10]
12 December 2001 GK United States Marcus Hahnemann England Fulham 14 January 2002[11][12]
17 January 2002 GK England Ben Roberts England Charlton Athletic 14 February 2002[13]
13 February 2002 DF England Leo Roget England Stockport County End of season[14][15]
22 March 2002 FW England Michael Branch England Wolverhampton Wanderers End of season[16]

Released[edit]

Date Position Nationality Name Joined Date
30 January 2002 DF England Chris Casper Retired[17]
1 July 2002 GK England Antony Malessa
1 July 2002 DF England Keith Jones Retired

Competitions[edit]

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
Division Two 2nd 11 August 2001 20 April 2002
FL Cup 1st round 3rd round 10 October 2001 21 August 2001
FA Cup 1st round 2R 17 November 2001 8 December 2001
FL Trophy 2nd round QF 30 October 2001 4 December 2001

Last updated: 17 November 2011
Source: Competitions

Division Two[edit]

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 23 15 8 70 43 +27 84 12 7 4 36 20 +16 11 8 4 34 23 +11

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground A H A A H A H H A H A H A A H A H H H A H H A A H H A H A H A H A A H A A H H A H A H A H A
Result W W D W L L W W L D L L W W L W W W W W L D D W W W W W W W D W L D W W D D D W D D D D D D
Position 4 3 4 3 7 10 6 5 8 9 11 14 11 9 11 8 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2

Source: Reading FC
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures & results[edit]

Notes
  • Kick-off delayed until 20:00 from 19:45

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Brighton & Hove Albion (C) (P) 46 25 15 6 66 42 +24 90 Promotion to Football League First Division 2002-03
2 Reading (P) 46 23 15 8 70 43 +27 84
3 Brentford 46 24 11 11 77 43 +34 83 Qualification to 2000-01 Second Division Playoffs
4 Cardiff City 46 23 14 9 75 50 +25 83
5 Stoke City (P) 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 43 +17 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 16 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 AFC Bournemouth 46 10 14 22 56 71 −15 44
22 Bury (R) 46 11 11 24 43 75 −32 44 Relegation to Football League Third Division 2002-03
23 Wrexham (R) 46 11 10 25 56 89 −33 43
24 Cambridge United (R) 46 7 13 26 47 93 −46 34

Updated to games played on 31 December 2011.
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Football League Trophy South[edit]

League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2001–02 FA Cup

First team statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Division Two FA Cup League Cup League Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK England Phil Whitehead 37 0 33 0 1 0 3 0 0 0
2 DF Scotland Graeme Murty 48 0 43 0 2 0 2 0 1 0
3 DF England Matthew Robinson 16 0 14 0 0 0 1+1 0 0 0
4 MF England Keith Jones 16 0 10+5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 DF England Adrian Viveash 24 1 18 1 2 0 1+1 0 2 0
6 MF England Kevin Watson 12 1 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 FW Trinidad and Tobago Tony Rougier 37 1 20+12 1 1 0 1+2 0 0+1 0
8 DF Wales Ady Williams 40 1 33+2 1 1 0 3 0 1 0
9 FW England Martin Butler 21 2 14+3 2 1+1 0 2 0 0 0
10 FW England Nicky Forster 46 19 36+5 19 1 0 2 0 2 0
11 MF England Andy Hughes 42 6 34+5 6 2 0 0 0 1 0
12 FW England Jamie Cureton 42 16 24+14 15 2 1 1+1 0 0 0
14 MF England Sammy Igoe 41 1 27+8 1 0+2 0 2 0 1+1 0
15 MF England James Harper 32 1 19+7 1 1 0 3 0 1+1 0
16 MF England Phil Parkinson 37 3 32+1 2 0 0 3 1 0+1 0
17 MF England Neil Smith 18 2 3+12 1 1 0 1 0 1 1
18 DF England Adrian Whitbread 18 0 14 0 1 0 3 0 0 0
19 MF Republic of Ireland Joe Gamble 10 0 2+4 0 1 0 0+1 0 2 0
20 FW England Bas Savage 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 GK England Jamie Ashdown 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
22 FW England Nathan Tyson 4 0 0+1 0 0+1 0 0+1 0 0+1 0
23 DF England John Mackie 31 2 27 2 0+2 0 0 0 1+1 0
24 FW England Darius Henderson 45 11 2+36 7 1+1 0 1+2 2 2+0 2
26 DF England Alex Smith 17 3 12+1 2 1 0 2 1 1 0
28 DF England Nicky Shorey 38 0 32 0 2 0 2 0 2 0
29 MF England John Salako 32 6 31 6 0 0 0 0 1 0
31 FW England Michael Branch 2 0 0+2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 DF England Leo Roget 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players who appeared for Reading and left during the season:
31 GK United States Marcus Hahnemann 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 GK England Ben Roberts 6 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Top Scorers[edit]

Place Position Nation Number Name Division Two FA Cup League Cup League Trophey Total
1 FW England 10 Nicky Forster 19 0 0 0 19
2 FW England 12 Jamie Cureton 15 0 1 0 15
3 FW England 24 Darius Henderson 7 0 2 2 11
4 MF England 29 John Salako 6 0 0 0 6
MF England 11 Andrew Hughes 6 0 0 0 6
6 Own Goal 2 0 0 0 2
DF England 26 Alex Smith 2 1 0 0 3
MF England 16 Phil Parkinson 2 0 1 0 3
9 FW England 9 Martin Butler 2 0 0 0 2
DF England 23 John Mackie 2 0 0 0 2
MF England 17 Neil Smith 1 0 0 1 2
12 MF England 15 James Harper 1 0 0 0 1
DF Wales 8 Ady Williams 1 0 0 0 1
MF England 14 Sammy Igoe 1 0 0 0 1
DF England 5 Adrian Viveash 1 0 0 0 1
MF England 6 Kevin Watson 1 0 0 0 1
FW Trinidad and Tobago 7 Anthony Rougier 1 0 0 0 1
TOTALS 70 1 4 3 78

Disciplinary Record[edit]

Number Nation Position Name Division Two FA Cup League Cup League Trophy Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
16 England MF Phil Parkinson 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 1
14 England MF Sammy Igoe 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
10 England FW Nicky Forster 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
4 England MF Keith Jones 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2 Scotland DF Graeme Murty 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
7 Trinidad and Tobago FW Tony Rougier 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
15 England MF James Harper 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
11 England MF Andy Hughes 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
23 England DF John Mackie 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
26 England DF Alex Smith 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
8 Wales DF Ady Williams 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
3 England DF Matthew Robinson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
29 England MF John Salako 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
28 England DF Nicky Shorey 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
18 England DF Adrian Whitbread 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
24 England DF Darius Henderson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
9 England FW Martin Butler 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
12 England FW Jamie Cureton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
19 Republic of Ireland MF Joe Gamble 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
5 England DF Adrian Viveash 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
6 England MF Kevin Watson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 54 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 58 3

Team kit[edit]

Reading's kit for the 2001–02 was manufactured by Kit@, and the main sponsor was Westcoast.

2002–03 home colours
2002–03 away colours

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reading's double deal". BBC Sport. 2001-07-05. Retrieved 2007-12-13. 
  2. ^ "Norwich City's interest in Royals midfielder Hughes is rejected". readingfc.co.uk. 2005-07-07. Retrieved 2007-12-13. 
  3. ^ "Royals seal double swoop". Sky Sports. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Reading bag Vale's Smith". BBC. 18 July 2001. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Reading snap up Smith". Sky Sports. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "Transfers December 2001". BBC. 5 September 2002. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  7. ^ "Royals seal Salako deal". Sky Sports. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Royals make keeper swoop". Sky Sports. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  9. ^ "Transfers March 2002". BBC. 5 September 2002. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  10. ^ a b "Salako and Watson join Reading". Sky Sports. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  11. ^ "Royals move for Fulham keeper". Sky Sports. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  12. ^ "Royals loan-star returns to Fulham". Sky Sports. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  13. ^ "Royals swoop for Roberts". Sky Sports. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  14. ^ "Pardew pleased with Roget debut". Sky Sports. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  15. ^ "Roget extends Royals stay". Sky Sports. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  16. ^ "Royals take Branch on loan". Sky Sports. Retrieved 28 October 2012. 
  17. ^ "Casper quits". Get Reading. Retrieved 11 October 2012. 

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