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First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 2002-03 Nationwide League Division One

Final League Position 7th

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
20020716Tue 16/7 AaB Aalborg A 0-1 L   Friendly 1,500 Burley
20020718Thu 18/7 Farum Boldklub A 1-2 L   Friendly 600 Armstrong Burley
20020724Wed 24/7 Bristol Rovers A 2-1 W   Friendly 2,603 Ambrose, Bent Burley
20020727Sat 27/7 Bristol City A 3-0 W   Friendly 5,009 Bent, Miller2 Burley
20020729Mon 29/7 Barnet A 2-1 W   Friendly 767 Counago2 Burley
20020731Wed 31/7 Brentford A 3-0 W   Friendly 1,683 George, Stewart2 Burley
20020803Sat 3/8 CELTA VIGO H 2-1 W   Friendly 10,694 Ambrose2 Burley
20020810Sat 10/8 Walsall A 2-0 W     5,253 Ambrose, Bent Burley
20020815Thu 15/8 Avenir Beggen A 1-0 W   UEFA Cup Qualifying Round, 1st Leg 2,971 Stewart Burley
20020818Sun 18/8 LEICESTER CITY H 6-1 W     27,374 Holland2, Ambrose, George, Counago2 Burley
20020824Sat 24/8 Millwall A 1-1 D     8,097 Bent Burley
20020826Mon 26/8 BRADFORD CITY H 1-2 L     25,457 Bent Burley
20020829Thu 29/8 AVENIR BEGGEN H 8-1 W   UEFA Cup Qualifying Round, 2nd Leg 17,462 Miller2, Counago3, Brown, McGreal, Ambrose Burley
20020901Sun 1/9 Preston North End A 0-0 D     15,357 Burley
20020915Sun 15/9 NORWICH CITY H 1-1 D     29,112 Counago Burley
20020919Thu 19/9 FC SARTID H 1-1 D   UEFA Cup 1st Round, 1st Leg 16,933 Armstrong Burley
20020922Sun 22/9 Stoke City A 1-2 L     14,587 own goal Burley
20020924Tue 24/9 BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION H 3-1 W   Worthington Cup 2nd Round 13,266 Ambrose, Bent, Counago Burley
20020928Sat 28/9 DERBY COUNTY H 0-1 L     24,439 Burley
20021003Thu 3/10 FC Sartid A 1-0 W   UEFA Cup 1st Round, 2nd Leg 16,500 Bent Burley
20021006Sun 6/10 Wimbledon A 1-0 W     3,238 Ambrose Burley
20021008Tue 8/10 Grimsby Town A 0-3 L     4,688 Burley
20021012Sat 12/10 SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY H 2-1 W     23,410 Counago2 Mowbray
20021019Sat 19/10 Reading A 1-3 L     19,524 Ambrose Mowbray
20021022Tue 22/10 BURNLEY H 2-2 D     22,736 McGreal, Ambrose Mowbray
20021026Sat 26/10 GILLINGHAM H 0-1 L     24,176 Mowbray
20021031Thu 31/10 SLOVAN LIBEREC H 1-0 W   UEFA Cup 2nd Round, 1st Leg 16,138 Bent Royle
20021103Sun 3/11 CRYSTAL PALACE H 1-2 L     24,941 Ambrose Royle
20021106Wed 6/11 MIDDLESBROUGH H 3-1 W   League Cup 3rd Round 14,417 Gaardsoe, Clapham, Bent Royle
20021109Sat 9/11 Sheffield United A 0-0 D     15,884 Royle
20021114Thu 14/11 Slovan Liberec A 0-1 L UEFA Cup 2nd Round, 2nd Leg 6,509 Royle
20021117Sun 17/11 Watford A 2-0 W     16,184 Armstrong, Clapham Royle
20021123Sat 23/11 COVENTRY CITY H 2-1 W     23,633 Bent, Counago Royle
20021130Sat 30/11 Nottingham Forest A 1-2 L     24,898 Williamsog Royle
20021204Wed 4/12 Liverpool A 1-1 D League Cup 4th Round 26,305 Miller Royle
20021207Sat 7/12 ROTHERHAM UNITED H 1-2 L     22,770 Wilnis Royle
20021210Tue 10/12 Brighton & Hove Albion A 1-1 D     6,377 Magilton Royle
20021214Sat 14/12 WATFORD H 4-2 W     22,985 Miller, Naylor, Counago, Bent Royle
20021221Sat 21/12 Portsmouth A 1-1 D     19,130 Gaardsoe Royle
20021226Thu 26/12 Leicester City A 2-1 W     31,426 Gaardsoe, Ambrose Royle
20021228Sat 28/12 WALSALL H 3-2 W     26,550 Counago2, Gaardsoe Royle
20030101Wed 1/1 MILLWALL H 4-1 W     26,040 Miller2, Wright, Bent Royle
20030104Sat 4/1 MORECAMBE H 4-0 W   FA Cup 3rd Round 18,529 Ambrose, Bent2, Clapham Royle
20030111Sat 11/1 Burnley A 1-1 D     15,501 Counago Royle
20030118Sat 18/1 PRESTON NORTH END H 3-0 W     24,666 Bent2, Bent Royle
20030125Sat 25/1 Sheffield United A 3-4 L   FA Cup 4th Round 12,757 Gaardsoe, Miller, Bent Royle
20030201Sat 1/2 Bradford City A 0-2 L     12,080 Royle
20030208Sat 8/2 SHEFFIELD UNITED H 3-2 W     26,151 Bent2, Ambrose Royle
20030219Wed 19/2 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS H 2-4 L     27,700 Bent, Holland Royle
20030222Sat 22/2 GRIMSBY TOWN H 2-2 D     24,118 Bent2 Royle
20030302Sun 2/3 Norwich City A 2-0 W     21,243 Wilnis, Bent Royle
20030305Wed 5/3 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 1-1 D     26,901 Naylor Royle
20030308Sat 8/3 STOKE CITY H 0-0 D     24,547 Royle
20030311Tue 11/3 Crystal Palace A 1-1 D     15,990 Bent Royle
20030315Sat 15/3 Sheffield Wednesday A 1-0 W     24,726 Holland Royle
20030318Tue 18/3 READING H 3-1 W     24,108 Magilton, Holland, Gaardsoe Royle
20030322Sat 22/3 BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION H 2-2 D     26,078 Bent, Reuser Royle
20030329Sat 29/3 Gillingham A 3-1 W     8,508 Counago2, Bent Royle
20030405Sat 5/4 NOTTINGHAM FOREST H 3-4 L     29,503 Miller2, Bent Royle
20030412Sat 12/4 Coventry City A 4-2 W     13,968 Bent2, Counago2 Royle
20030418Fri 18/4 PORTSMOUTH H 3-0 W     29,396 Reuser, Miller, Counago Royle
20030421Mon 21/4 Rotherham United A 1-2 L     7,519 Counago Royle
20030426Sat 26/4 WIMBLEDON H 1-5 L     25,564 Bent Royle
20030504Sun 4/5 Derby County A 4-1 W     28,785 own goal, Bent, Magilton, Holland Royle

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Friendly7502136
League461913148064
UEFA Cup6411123
League Cup321073
FA Cup210174
TOTALS6431151811980

 Excludes abandoned games (if any), Matches decided on penalties (if any) count as a drawn game.

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League25,455585,45415,646359,864
Cup/Play-offs16,12496,74513,00865,042

Player Appearances and Goals

  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Abidallah, Nabil5/8/1982 Midfield 1(1)  
Ambrose, Darren29/2/1984 Midfield 28(14) 14
Armstrong, Alun22/2/1975 Forward 14(13) 3
Beevers, Lee4/12/1983 Defender 0(1)  
Bent, Darren6/2/1984 Forward 29(18) 20
Bent, Marcus19/5/1978 Forward 34(9) 12
Bloomfield, Matt8/2/1984 Midfield 1  
Bowditch, Dean15/6/1986 Forward 0(5)  
Brown, Wayne20/8/1977 Defender 14(4) 1
Cassar, Jeff2/2/1974 Goalkeeper 1  
Clapham, Jamie7/12/1975 Defender 42 3
Collins, Aidan18/10/1986 Defender 0(1)  
Counago, Pablo9/8/1979 Forward 39(16) 22
Dickinson, Robert27/11/1983 Midfield 0(1)  
Gaardsoe, Thomas23/11/1979 Central Defender/Midfield 43(2) 6
George, Finidi15/4/1971 Forward 8(12) 2
Gerrard, Paul22/1/1973 Goalkeeper 5  
Own Goal 3 3
Hogg, Chris12/3/1985 Centre Half 0(1)  
Holland, Matt11/4/1974 Midfield 56(3) 6
Hreidarsson, Hermann11/7/1974 Defender 40  
LePen, Ulrich21/1/1974 Winger 0(2)  
Logan, Richard4/1/1982 Forward 0(2)  
Magilton, Jim6/5/1969 Midfield 49(4) 3
Makin, Chris8/5/1973 Defender 41  
Marshall, Andy14/4/1975 Goalkeeper 55  
McGreal, John2/6/1972 Defender 27 2
Miller, Justin16/12/1980 Central Defender 1(1)  
Miller, Tommy8/1/1979 Midfield 35(7) 12
Murray, Antonio15/9/1984 Midfield 0(1)  
Naylor, Richard28/2/1977 Forward/Defender 13(9) 2
Pullen, James18/3/1982 Goalkeeper 3  
Reuser, Martijn1/2/1975 Midfield 11(12) 2
Richards, Matt26/12/1984 Full Back 13(6)  
Stewart, Marcus7/11/1972 Forward 8(2) 3
Venus, Mark6/4/1967 Defender 12  
Westlake, Ian10/11/1983 Midfield 1(5)  
Wilnis, Fabian23/8/1970 Defender 45(4) 2
Wright, Jermaine21/10/1975 Midfield 35(14) 1
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Abidallah, Nabil5/8/1982 Midfield 1  
Ambrose, Darren29/2/1984 Midfield 2(3) 3
Armstrong, Alun22/2/1975 Forward 1(2) 1
Beevers, Lee4/12/1983 Defender 0(1)  
Bent, Darren6/2/1984 Forward 2(2) 2
Bent, Marcus19/5/1978 Forward 4  
Bloomfield, Matt8/2/1984 Midfield 1  
Brown, Wayne20/8/1977 Defender 3(2)  
Cassar, Jeff2/2/1974 Goalkeeper 1  
Clapham, Jamie7/12/1975 Defender 6  
Counago, Pablo9/8/1979 Forward 2(5) 2
Dickinson, Robert27/11/1983 Midfield 0(1)  
Gaardsoe, Thomas23/11/1979 Central Defender/Midfield 1(1)  
George, Finidi15/4/1971 Forward 3 1
Hogg, Chris12/3/1985 Centre Half 0(1)  
Holland, Matt11/4/1974 Midfield 4(1)  
Hreidarsson, Hermann11/7/1974 Defender 4  
LePen, Ulrich21/1/1974 Winger 0(1)  
Logan, Richard4/1/1982 Forward 0(1)  
Magilton, Jim6/5/1969 Midfield 5(1)  
Makin, Chris8/5/1973 Defender 3  
Marshall, Andy14/4/1975 Goalkeeper 5  
McGreal, John2/6/1972 Defender 5  
Miller, Justin16/12/1980 Central Defender 1(1)  
Miller, Tommy8/1/1979 Midfield 5 2
Naylor, Richard28/2/1977 Forward/Defender 1(2)  
Pullen, James18/3/1982 Goalkeeper 1  
Reuser, Martijn1/2/1975 Midfield 4(1)  
Richards, Matt26/12/1984 Full Back 1(1)  
Stewart, Marcus7/11/1972 Forward 4(2) 2
Westlake, Ian10/11/1983 Midfield 1  
Wilnis, Fabian23/8/1970 Defender 4(2)  
Wright, Jermaine21/10/1975 Midfield 2  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Abidallah, Nabil5/8/1982 Midfield 0(1)  
Ambrose, Darren29/2/1984 Midfield 1(1) 1
Bent, Darren6/2/1984 Forward 0(2) 3
Bent, Marcus19/5/1978 Forward 2  
Clapham, Jamie7/12/1975 Defender 1 1
Counago, Pablo9/8/1979 Forward 2  
Gaardsoe, Thomas23/11/1979 Central Defender/Midfield 1 1
Holland, Matt11/4/1974 Midfield 2  
Hreidarsson, Hermann11/7/1974 Defender 2  
Magilton, Jim6/5/1969 Midfield 1  
Makin, Chris8/5/1973 Defender 1  
Marshall, Andy14/4/1975 Goalkeeper 2  
Miller, Tommy8/1/1979 Midfield 1 1
Naylor, Richard28/2/1977 Forward/Defender 1  
Reuser, Martijn1/2/1975 Midfield 0(1)  
Richards, Matt26/12/1984 Full Back 1  
Wilnis, Fabian23/8/1970 Defender 2  
Wright, Jermaine21/10/1975 Midfield 2  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Ambrose, Darren29/2/1984 Midfield 20(9) 8
Armstrong, Alun22/2/1975 Forward 9(10) 1
Bent, Darren6/2/1984 Forward 24(11) 12
Bent, Marcus19/5/1978 Forward 25(7) 11
Bowditch, Dean15/6/1986 Forward 0(5)  
Brown, Wayne20/8/1977 Defender 7(2)  
Clapham, Jamie7/12/1975 Defender 26 1
Collins, Aidan18/10/1986 Defender 0(1)  
Counago, Pablo9/8/1979 Forward 28(11) 16
Gaardsoe, Thomas23/11/1979 Central Defender/Midfield 37 4
George, Finidi15/4/1971 Forward 3(7) 1
Gerrard, Paul22/1/1973 Goalkeeper 5  
Own Goal 3 3
Holland, Matt11/4/1974 Midfield 45 6
Hreidarsson, Hermann11/7/1974 Defender 28  
Magilton, Jim6/5/1969 Midfield 39(1) 3
Makin, Chris8/5/1973 Defender 33  
Marshall, Andy14/4/1975 Goalkeeper 40  
McGreal, John2/6/1972 Defender 16 1
Miller, Tommy8/1/1979 Midfield 24(6) 6
Murray, Antonio15/9/1984 Midfield 0(1)  
Naylor, Richard28/2/1977 Forward/Defender 11(6) 2
Pullen, James18/3/1982 Goalkeeper 1  
Reuser, Martijn1/2/1975 Midfield 6(10) 2
Richards, Matt26/12/1984 Full Back 10(3)  
Stewart, Marcus7/11/1972 Forward 3  
Venus, Mark6/4/1967 Defender 8  
Westlake, Ian10/11/1983 Midfield 0(4)  
Wilnis, Fabian23/8/1970 Defender 33(2) 2
Wright, Jermaine21/10/1975 Midfield 25(14) 1
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Ambrose, Darren29/2/1984 Midfield 2 1
Armstrong, Alun22/2/1975 Forward 0(1)  
Bent, Darren6/2/1984 Forward 3 2
Bent, Marcus19/5/1978 Forward 0(1)  
Brown, Wayne20/8/1977 Defender 1  
Clapham, Jamie7/12/1975 Defender 3 1
Counago, Pablo9/8/1979 Forward 2 1
Gaardsoe, Thomas23/11/1979 Central Defender/Midfield 2 1
George, Finidi15/4/1971 Forward 1(1)  
Holland, Matt11/4/1974 Midfield 1  
Hreidarsson, Hermann11/7/1974 Defender 3  
Logan, Richard4/1/1982 Forward 0(1)  
Magilton, Jim6/5/1969 Midfield 1(1)  
Makin, Chris8/5/1973 Defender 1  
Marshall, Andy14/4/1975 Goalkeeper 2  
McGreal, John2/6/1972 Defender 1  
Miller, Tommy8/1/1979 Midfield 2 1
Naylor, Richard28/2/1977 Forward/Defender 0(1)  
Pullen, James18/3/1982 Goalkeeper 1  
Richards, Matt26/12/1984 Full Back 0(1)  
Venus, Mark6/4/1967 Defender 2  
Westlake, Ian10/11/1983 Midfield 0(1)  
Wilnis, Fabian23/8/1970 Defender 2  
Wright, Jermaine21/10/1975 Midfield 3  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Ambrose, Darren29/2/1984 Midfield 3(1) 1
Armstrong, Alun22/2/1975 Forward 4 1
Bent, Darren6/2/1984 Forward 0(3) 1
Bent, Marcus19/5/1978 Forward 3(1) 1
Brown, Wayne20/8/1977 Defender 3 1
Clapham, Jamie7/12/1975 Defender 6  
Counago, Pablo9/8/1979 Forward 5 3
Gaardsoe, Thomas23/11/1979 Central Defender/Midfield 2(1)  
George, Finidi15/4/1971 Forward 1(4)  
Holland, Matt11/4/1974 Midfield 4(2)  
Hreidarsson, Hermann11/7/1974 Defender 3  
LePen, Ulrich21/1/1974 Winger 0(1)  
Magilton, Jim6/5/1969 Midfield 3(1)  
Makin, Chris8/5/1973 Defender 3  
Marshall, Andy14/4/1975 Goalkeeper 6  
McGreal, John2/6/1972 Defender 5 1
Miller, Tommy8/1/1979 Midfield 3(1) 2
Reuser, Martijn1/2/1975 Midfield 1  
Richards, Matt26/12/1984 Full Back 1(1)  
Stewart, Marcus7/11/1972 Forward 1 1
Venus, Mark6/4/1967 Defender 2  
Wilnis, Fabian23/8/1970 Defender 4  
Wright, Jermaine21/10/1975 Midfield 3  

Final League Table

 Final League Table Nationwide League Division One
                            Pl  W  D  L  F  A  W  D  L  F  A  GD Pts
1  PORTSMOUTH               46 17  3  3 52 22 12  8  3 45 23  52  98
2  LEICESTER CITY           46 16  5  2 40 12 10  9  4 33 28  33  92
3  Sheffield United         46 13  7  3 38 23 10  4  9 34 29  20  80
4  Reading                  46 13  3  7 33 21 12  1 10 28 25  15  79
5  Wolverhampton Wanderers  46  9 10  4 40 19 11  6  6 41 25  37  76
6  Nottingham Forest        46 14  7  2 57 23  6  7 10 25 27  32  74
7  Ipswich Town             46 10  5  8 49 39  9  8  6 31 25  16  70
8  Norwich City             46 14  4  5 36 17  5  8 10 24 32  11  69
9  Millwall                 46 11  6  6 34 32  8  3 12 25 37 -10  66
10 Wimbledon                46 12  5  6 39 28  6  6 11 37 45   3  65
11 Gillingham               46 10  6  7 33 31  6  8  9 23 34  -9  62
12 Preston North End        46 11  7  5 44 29  5  6 12 24 41  -2  61 
13 Watford                  46 11  5  7 33 26  6  4 13 21 44 -16  60 
14 Crystal Palace           46  8 10  5 29 17  6  7 10 30 35   7  59
15 Rotherham United         46  8  9  6 27 25  7  5 11 35 37   0  59
16 Burnley                  46 10  4  9 35 44  5  6 12 30 45 -24  55
17 Walsall                  46 10  3 10 34 34  5  6 12 23 35 -12  54
18 Derby County             46  9  5  9 33 32  6  2 15 22 42 -19  52
19 Bradford City            46  7  8  8 27 35  7  2 14 24 38 -22  52
20 Coventry City            46  6  6 11 23 31  6  8  9 23 31 -16  50
21 Stoke City               46  9  6  8 25 25  3  8 12 20 44 -24  50
22 SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY      46  7  7  9 29 32  3  9 11 27 41 -17  46
23 BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION   46  7  6 10 29 31  4  6 13 20 36 -18  45
24 GRIMSBY TOWN             46  5  6 12 26 39  4  6 13 22 46 -37  39