Season 113 | 2001-02

2001-02 Aston Villa Squad.jpg

Season Summary

League
Position
FA Cup Progress
League Cup Progress
European Progress
Biggest Win
Premier League
8th
3rd Round
4th Round
1st Round
4-1 vs. FC Basel (h), Intertoto Cup

Manager Summary

P: Games Played; W: Games Won; D: Games Drawn; L: Games Lost; PPG: Points per Game (3 Points for a win, 1 Point for a draw); CS%: Clean Sheet percentage; W%: Win Rate; L%: Loss Rate; U: Games Unbeaten; U% Unbeaten Rate.

Manager
From
To
P
W
D
L
U
W%
L%
U%
CS%
PPG
John Gregory
Saturday, 14 July 2001
Monday, 21 January 2002
34
14
9
11
23
41%
32%
68%
29%
1.50
Graham Taylor
Saturday, 9 February 2002
Ongoing
13
3
4
6
7
23%
46%
54%
8%
1.00
John Deehan, Stuart Gray (Caretakers)
Wednesday, 30 January 2002
Saturday, 2 February 2002
2
0
2
0
2
0%
0%
100%
100%
1.00
Manager
Chairman
Club Secretary
John Gregory
Herbert Douglas Ellis
Steve Stride
Graham Taylor
Herbert Douglas Ellis
Steve Stride
John Deehan, Stuart Gray (Caretakers)
Herbert Douglas Ellis
Steve Stride

Season Statistics

Pos: Final League Position; P: Games Played; W: Games Won; D: Games Drawn; L: Games Lost; F: Goals Scored; A: Goals Conceded; Pts: Final League Points; GD: Goal Difference (A-F); PPG: Points per Game (3 Points for a win, 1 Point for a draw); GR: Goal Ratio (F/A); GPG: Goals Scored per Game; CPG: Goals Conceded per Game; CS: Clean Sheets; CS%: Clean Sheet percentage; W%: Win Rate; L%: Loss Rate; U: Games Unbeaten; U% Unbeaten Rate.

Results - All Competitions

P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
PPG
GR
GPG
CPG
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U
U%
2001-02
49
17
15
17
62
60
2
1.32
1.04
1.27
1.22
13
27%
35%
35%
32
65%

Results - League

Pos
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
GD
GPG
CPG
GR
CS
CS%
W%
L%
U%
2001-02
8th
38
12
14
12
46
47
50
-1
1.21
1.24
0.98
9
24%
32%
32%
68%

Runs

Season
Wins in a Row
League Wins in a Row
Games Unbeaten
Games without a Win
Losing Run
2001-02
5
2
7
8
2

 

 League Table

Pos
Club
P
W
D
L
F
A
GD
Pts
1
Arsenal
38
26
9
3
79
36
43
87
2
Liverpool
38
24
8
6
67
30
37
80
3
Manchester United
38
24
5
9
87
45
42
77
4
Newcastle United
38
21
8
9
74
52
22
71
5
Leeds United
38
18
12
8
53
37
16
66
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
9
Tottenham Hotspur
38
14
8
16
49
53
-4
50
10
Blackburn Rovers
38
12
10
16
55
51
4
46
11
Southampton
38
12
9
17
46
54
-8
45
12
Middlesbrough
38
12
9
17
35
47
-12
45
13
Fulham
38
10
14
14
36
44
-8
44
14
Charlton Athletic
38
10
14
14
38
49
-11
44
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
38
9
9
20
41
64
-23
36
19
Derby County
38
8
6
24
33
63
-30
30
20
Leicester City
38
5
13
20
30
64
-34
28

Matches

Select a row for detailed match reports

Competition
Date
Home
Away
W
D
L
Intertoto Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 14 July 2001
NK Slaven Koprivnica
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Intertoto Cup 3rd Round
Saturday, 21 July 2001
Aston Villa
2-0
NK Slaven Koprivnica
W
Intertoto Cup Semi Final
Wednesday, 25 July 2001
Stade Rennais F.C.
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Intertoto Cup Semi Final
Wednesday, 1 August 2001
Aston Villa
1-0
Stade Rennais F.C.
W
Intertoto Cup Final
Tuesday, 7 August 2001
FC Basel
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Saturday, 18 August 2001
Tottenham Hotspur
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Intertoto Cup Final
Tuesday, 21 August 2001
Aston Villa
4-1
FC Basel
W
Premier League
Sunday, 26 August 2001
Aston Villa
1-1
Manchester United
D
Premier League
Saturday, 8 September 2001
Liverpool
1-3
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Sunday, 16 September 2001
Aston Villa
0-0
Sunderland
D
UEFA Cup 1st Round
Thursday, 20 September 2001
Aston Villa
2-3
Varteks Varaždin
L
Premier League
Monday, 24 September 2001
Southampton
1-3
Aston Villa
W
UEFA Cup 1st Round
Thursday, 27 September 2001
Varteks Varaždin
0-1
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Sunday, 30 September 2001
Aston Villa
2-0
Blackburn Rovers
W
League Cup 3rd Round
Wednesday, 10 October 2001
Aston Villa
1-0
Reading
W
Premier League
Sunday, 14 October 2001
Aston Villa
2-0
Fulham
W
Premier League
Saturday, 20 October 2001
Everton
3-2
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Wednesday, 24 October 2001
Aston Villa
1-0
Charlton Athletic
W
Premier League
Saturday, 27 October 2001
Aston Villa
3-2
Bolton Wanderers
W
Premier League
Saturday, 3 November 2001
Newcastle United
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 17 November 2001
Aston Villa
0-0
Middlesbrough
D
Premier League
Sunday, 25 November 2001
Leeds United
1-1
Aston Villa
D
League Cup 4th Round
Wednesday, 28 November 2001
Aston Villa
0-1
Sheffield Wednesday
L
Premier League
Saturday, 1 December 2001
Aston Villa
0-2
Leicester City
L
Premier League
Wednesday, 5 December 2001
West Ham United
1-1
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Sunday, 9 December 2001
Arsenal
3-2
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Monday, 17 December 2001
Aston Villa
2-1
Ipswich Town
W
Premier League
Saturday, 22 December 2001
Derby County
3-1
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Wednesday, 26 December 2001
Aston Villa
1-2
Liverpool
L
Premier League
Saturday, 29 December 2001
Aston Villa
1-1
Tottenham Hotspur
D
Premier League
Tuesday, 1 January 2002
Sunderland
1-1
Aston Villa
D
FA Cup 3rd Round
Sunday, 6 January 2002
Aston Villa
2-3
Manchester United
L
Premier League
Saturday, 12 January 2002
Aston Villa
2-1
Derby County
W
Premier League
Monday, 21 January 2002
Charlton Athletic
1-2
Aston Villa
W
Premier League
Wednesday, 30 January 2002
Aston Villa
0-0
Everton
D
Premier League
Saturday, 2 February 2002
Fulham
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Saturday, 9 February 2002
Aston Villa
1-1
Chelsea
D
Premier League
Saturday, 23 February 2002
Manchester United
1-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 2 March 2002
Aston Villa
2-1
West Ham United
W
Premier League
Tuesday, 5 March 2002
Blackburn Rovers
3-0
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Sunday, 17 March 2002
Aston Villa
1-2
Arsenal
L
Premier League
Saturday, 23 March 2002
Ipswich Town
0-0
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Saturday, 30 March 2002
Bolton Wanderers
3-2
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Tuesday, 2 April 2002
Aston Villa
1-1
Newcastle United
D
Premier League
Saturday, 6 April 2002
Middlesbrough
2-1
Aston Villa
L
Premier League
Saturday, 13 April 2002
Aston Villa
0-1
Leeds United
L
Premier League
Saturday, 20 April 2002
Leicester City
2-2
Aston Villa
D
Premier League
Saturday, 27 April 2002
Aston Villa
2-1
Southampton
W
Premier League
Saturday, 11 May 2002
Chelsea
1-3
Aston Villa
W

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Transfers In

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
From
For
Wayne Henderson
Goalkeeper
Sunday, 1 July 2001
Cherry Orchard FC
Free
Liam Ridgewell
Centre Back
Sunday, 1 July 2001
West Ham United
Free
Steven Davis
Midfielder
Sunday, 1 July 2001
St. Andrew's Boys' Club
Free
Hassan Kachloul
Midfielder
Sunday, 1 July 2001
Southampton
Free
Mustapha Hadji
Midfielder
Sunday, 1 July 2001
Coventry City
£3,600,000
Peter Schmeichel
Goalkeeper
Sunday, 1 July 2001
Sporting Lisbon
Free
Boško Balaban
Forward
Sunday, 1 July 2001
Dinamo Zagreb
£7,020,000
Olof Mellberg
Centre Back
Wednesday, 18 July 2001
Racing Santander
£6,120,000

Transfers Out

1 July - 30 June 

Player
Position
On
To
For
Julian Joachim
Forward
Wednesday, 11 July 2001
Coventry City
Exchange
Gareth Southgate
Centre Back
Wednesday, 11 July 2001
Middlesbrough
£8,780,000
David James
Goalkeeper
Tuesday, 17 July 2001
West Ham United
£4,320,000
Richard Walker
Forward
Saturday, 1 December 2001
Blackpool
£68,000
Luc Nilis
Forward
Tuesday, 1 January 2002
Retired
Released
Michael Standing
Midfielder
Wednesday, 13 March 2002
Bradford City
Free
Peter Schmeichel
Goalkeeper
Sunday, 30 June 2002
Manchester City
Free
David Ginola
Winger
Sunday, 30 June 2002
Everton
Free

Debut Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Peter Schmeichel
Player #757
NK Slaven Koprivnica (h), Intertoto Cup
Saturday, 21 July 2001
Hassan Kachloul
Player #758
NK Slaven Koprivnica (h), Intertoto Cup
Saturday, 21 July 2001
Mustapha Hadji
Player #759
NK Slaven Koprivnica (h), Intertoto Cup
Saturday, 21 July 2001
Olof Mellberg
Player #760
Tottenham Hotspur (a), Premier League
Saturday, 18 August 2001
Boško Balaban
Player #761
Manchester United (h), Premier League
Sunday, 26 August 2001
Peter Crouch
Player #762
Bolton Wanderers (a), Premier League
Saturday, 30 March 2002

Final Appearances

Player
Number
Against
On
Jonathan Bewers
Player #748
Tottenham Hotspur (a), Premier League
Saturday, 15 April 2000
David Ginola
Player #752
Leicester City (h), Premier League
Saturday, 1 December 2001
Peter Schmeichel
Player #757
Middlesbrough (a), Premier League
Saturday, 6 April 2002
Boško Balaban
Player #761
Leicester City (a), Premier League
Saturday, 20 April 2002

Squad Statistics

Squad Size
Average 1st XI Age
Youngest 1st XI
Oldest 1st XI
28
27.69
24.70 | Leicester City (a), Premier League
29.70 | Sheffield Wednesday (h), League Cup
Youngest Starter
Youngest Substitute
Thomas Hitzlsperger | 19.92 | Saturday, 2 March 2002
Thomas Hitzlsperger | 19.90 | Saturday, 23 February 2002
Oldest Starter
Oldest Substitute
Peter Schmeichel | 38.41 | Saturday, 6 April 2002
David Ginola | 34.87 | Wednesday, 28 November 2001

First Team Squad

Player
Number
Villa Career
Steve Staunton
Player #674
1991-98 Aston Villa, £1.1m, 2000-03 Aston Villa, Free, 332 (14) | 19 |
Ian Taylor
Player #705
1994-03 Aston Villa, £1.35m, 254 (37) | 44 |
Alan Wright
Player #709
1995-03 Aston Villa, £1.35m, 324 (5) | 5 |
Lee Hendrie
Player #716
1995-06 Aston Villa, Free, 243 (65) | 31 |
Richard Walker
Player #727
1997-01 Aston Villa, Free, 4 (6) | 2 |
Gareth Barry
Player #728
1998-09 Aston Villa, Tribunal, 440 (52) |
Darius Vassell
Player #730
1998-05 Aston Villa, Free, 124 (77) | 43 |
Paul Merson
Player #731
1998-02 Aston Villa, £5.4m, 125 (19) | 19 |
Dion Dublin
Player #735
1998-04 Aston Villa, £7.74m, 148 (41) | 58 |
Steve Stone
Player #738
1999-02 Aston Villa, £7.2m, 86 (35) | 7 |
Mark Delaney
Player #740
1999-06 Aston Villa, £338k, 175 (18) | 2 |
George Boateng
Player #742
1999-02 Aston Villa, £5.58m, 126 (8) | 5 |
Peter Enckelman
Player #743
1999-03 Aston Villa, £513k, 65 (2) | 0 |
Jlloyd Samuel
Player #745
1998-07 Aston Villa, Free, 168 (32) | 3 |
Jonathan Bewers
Player #748
2000-04 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (1) | 0 |
Luc Nilis
Player #749
2000-02 Aston Villa, Free, 5 (0) | 2 |
Stephen Cooke
Player #750
2000-05 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (4) | 0 |
Alpay Özalan
Player #751
2000-03 Aston Villa, £8.1m, 69 (2) | 1 |
David Ginola
Player #752
2000-01 Aston Villa, £3m, 19 (22) | 5 |
John McGrath
Player #754
1999-03 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (3) | 0 |
Thomas Hitzlsperger
Player #755
2001-05 Aston Villa, Free, 82 (32) | 12 |
Juan Pablo Ángel
Player #756
2001-07 Aston Villa, £12.96m, 158 (47) | 63 |
Peter Schmeichel
Player #757
2001-02 Aston Villa, Free, 36 (0) | 1 |
Hassan Kachloul
Player #758
2001-03 Aston Villa, Free, 25 (7) | 2 |
Mustapha Hadji
Player #759
2001-03 Aston Villa, £3.6m, 30 (17) | 3 |
Olof Mellberg
Player #760
2001-08 Aston Villa, £6.12m, 262 (1) | 8 |
Boško Balaban
Player #761
2001-04 Aston Villa, £7.02m, 2 (9) | 0 |
Peter Crouch
Player #762
2002-04 Aston Villa, £6.75m, 25 (18) | 6 |
Stefan Moore
Player #764
2001-04 Aston Villa, Free, 11 (19) | 3 |
Michael Standing
Unused Substitute
1998-02 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Wayne Henderson
Unused Substitute
2001-06 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Gavin Melaugh
Unused Substitute
2000-03 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |
Boaz Myhill
Unused Substitute
2001-04 Aston Villa, Free, 0 (0) | 0 |

Appearances

Player
Total
League Starts
League Subs
FA Cup Starts
FA Cup Subs
EFL Cup Starts
EFL Cup Subs
Europe Starts
Europe Subs
Unused Sub
M George Boateng
48
37
0
1
0
1
1
8
0
1
F Darius Vassell
44
30
6
1
0
0
1
2
4
1
M Lee Hendrie
39
25
4
1
0
2
0
7
0
3
RB Mark Delaney
39
30
0
0
0
1
0
8
0
1
LB Steve Staunton
38
30
3
1
0
2
0
2
0
7
CB Olof Mellberg
36
32
0
1
0
1
0
2
0
0
GK Peter Schmeichel
36
29
0
1
0
2
0
4
0
0
CF Juan Pablo Ángel
35
26
3
1
0
1
0
2
2
6
LB Alan Wright
32
23
0
1
0
1
0
7
0
1
M Steve Stone
32
14
8
0
1
1
0
5
3
4
M Mustapha Hadji
32
17
6
0
1
2
0
3
3
4
M Hassan Kachloul
31
17
5
0
0
2
0
6
1
4
CF Dion Dublin
30
9
12
0
0
1
1
5
2
4
M Gareth Barry
28
16
4
0
1
0
0
6
1
12
M Paul Merson
27
18
3
1
0
0
0
5
0
4
RB Jlloyd Samuel
26
17
6
1
0
0
0
0
2
9
CB Alpay Özalan
24
14
0
0
0
2
0
8
0
0
M Ian Taylor
18
7
9
1
0
1
0
0
0
1
GK Peter Enckelman
14
9
0
0
0
0
0
4
1
35
W David Ginola
13
0
5
0
0
1
1
3
3
13
M Thomas Hitzlsperger
12
11
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
F Boško Balaban
11
0
8
0
0
1
1
1
0
16
CF Peter Crouch
7
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Goals

Assists

'Keepers

'Keeper
Appearances
Conceded
Ratio
Clean Sheets
Clean Sheet %
GK Peter Schmeichel
36
45
1.25
10
28%