2001–02_in_Scottish_football

2001–02 in Scottish football

The 2001-02 season was the 105th season of competitive football in Scotland.

League Competitions

Scottish Premier League

The 2001–02 Scottish Premier League was won by Celtic. Rangers finished second and therefore qualified for a UEFA Champions League place alongside Celtic. Livingston, in their debut season in Scotland's top division, qualified for the UEFA Cup along with Aberdeen. St. Johnstone were relegated to the First Division.

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Celtic

38 33 4 1 94 18 +76 103 UEFA Champions League 2002-03 Third qualifying round
2 Rangers

38 25 10 3 82 27 +55 85 UEFA Cup 2002-03 First round
3 Livingston

38 16 10 12 50 47 +3 58 UEFA Cup 2002-03 Qualifying round
4 Aberdeen

38 16 7 15 51 49 +2 55 UEFA Cup 2002-03 Qualifying round
5 Hearts

38 14 6 18 52 57 -5 48
6 Dunfermline Athletic

38 12 9 17 41 64 -23 45
7 Kilmarnock

38 13 10 15 44 54 -10 49
8 Dundee United

38 12 10 16 38 59 -21 46
9 Dundee

38 12 8 18 41 55 -14 44
10 Hibernian

38 10 11 17 51 56 -5 41
11 Motherwell

38 11 7 20 49 69 -20 40
12 St. Johnstone

38 5 6 27 24 62 -38 21 Relegated to First Division 2002-03

Scottish First Division

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Partick Thistle

36 19 9 8 61 38 23 66 Promoted to Scottish Premier League 2002-03
2 Airdrieonians

36 15 11 10 59 40 19 56
3 Ayr United

36 13 13 10 53 44 9 52
4 Ross County

36 14 10 12 51 43 8 52
5 Clyde

36 13 10 13 51 56 -5 49
6 Inverness CT

36 13 9 14 60 51 9 48
7 Arbroath

36 14 6 16 42 59 -17 48
8 St. Mirren

36 11 12 13 43 53 -10 45
9 Falkirk

36 10 9 17 49 73 -24 45
10 Raith Rovers

36 8 11 17 50 62 -12 21
Relegated to Second Division 2002-03

Scottish Second Division

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Queen of the South

36 20 7 9 64 42 22 67
Promoted To First Division 2002-03
2 Alloa Athletic

36 15 14 7 55 33 22 59
3 Forfar Athletic

36 15 8 13 51 47 4 53
4 Clydebank

36 14 9 13 44 45 -1 51
5 Hamilton Academical

36 13 9 14 49 44 5 48
6 Berwick Rangers

36 12 11 13 44 52 -8 47
7 Stranraer

36 10 15 11 48 51 -3 45
8 Cowdenbeath

36 11 11 14 49 51 -2 44
9 Stenhousemuir

36 8 12 16 33 57 -24 36
10 Greenock Morton

36 7 14 15 48 63 -15 35
Relegated to Third Division 2002-03

Scottish Third Division

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Brechin City 36 22 7 7 67 38 29 73 Promoted to Second Division 2002-03
2 Dumbarton 36 18 7 11 59 48 11 61
3 Albion Rovers 36 22 11 9 51 32 19 59
4 Peterhead 36 17 5 14 63 52 11 56
5 Montrose 36 16 7 13 43 39 4 55
6 Elgin City 36 13 8 15 45 47 -2 47
7 East Stirlingshire 36 12 4 20 51 58 -7 40
8 East Fife 36 11 7 18 39 56 -32 40
9 Stirling Albion 36 9 10 17 45 68 -23 37
10 Queen's Park 36 9 8 19 38 53 -15 35

Other honours

Cup honours

Competition Winner Score Runner-up Report
Scottish Cup 2001–02 Rangers 3 – 2 Celtic Wikipedia article
League Cup 2001–02 Rangers 4 – 0 Ayr United Wikipedia article
Challenge Cup 2001–02 Airdrieonians 2 – 1 Alloa Athletic Wikipedia article
Youth Cup Rangers 4 – 2 Ayr United
Junior Cup Linlithgow Rose 1 – 0 Auchinleck Talbot

Individual honours

SPFA awards

Award Player Team
Players' Player of the Year Lorenzo Amoruso Rangers
Young Player of the Year Kevin McNaughton Aberdeen

SFWA awards

Award Player Team
Footballer of the Year Paul Lambert Celtic
Young Player of the Year James McFadden Motherwell
Manager of the Year Martin O'Neill Celtic

Scottish clubs in Europe

Club Competition(s) Final round Coef.
Celtic UEFA Champions League
UEFA Cup
Group stage
Third round
10.00
Rangers UEFA Champions League
UEFA Cup
Third qualifying round
Fourth round
11.50
Kilmarnock UEFA Cup First round 3.00
Hibernian UEFA Cup First round 2.00

Average coefficient - 6.625

Scotland national team

Date Venue Opponents Competition Scotland scorer(s) Report
September 1 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H) 0–0 WCQG6 BBC
September 5 Stade Roi Baudouin, Brussels (A) 0–2 WCQG6 BBC
October 6 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H) 2–1 WCQG6 Dougie Freedman, David Weir BBC
March 27 Stade de France, Saint-Denis (A) 0–5 F BBC
April 17 Pittodrie, Aberdeen (H) 1–2 F Christian Dailly BBC
May 16 Asiad Main Stadium, Busan (A) 1–4 F Scott Dobie BBC
May 20 Mongkok Stadium, Hong Kong (N) 0–2 F BBC

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • WCQG6 = World Cup Qualifying - Group 6
  • F = Friendly

See also

Notes and references

External links

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