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2002–03 Rotherham United F.C. season

Rotherham United
2002–03 season
Football League First Division 15th
FA Cup Third Round
League Cup Fourth Round
← 2001–02

The 2002–03 season saw Rotherham United compete in the Football League First Division where they finished in 15th position with 45 points.[1]

Final league table

Pos Club P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Portsmouth 46 29 11 6 97 45 +52 98
2 Leicester City 46 26 14 6 73 40 +33 92
3 Sheffield United 46 23 11 12 72 52 +20 80
4 Reading 46 25 4 17 61 46 +15 79
5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 20 16 10 81 44 +37 76
6 Nottingham Forest 46 20 14 12 82 50 +32 74
7 Ipswich Town 46 19 13 14 80 64 +16 70
8 Norwich City 46 19 12 15 60 49 +11 69
9 Millwall 46 19 9 18 59 69 –10 66
10 Wimbledon 46 18 11 17 76 73 +3 65
11 Gillingham 46 16 14 16 56 65 –9 62
12 Preston North End 46 16 13 17 68 70 –2 61
13 Watford 46 17 9 20 54 70 –16 60
14 Crystal Palace 46 14 17 15 59 52 +7 59
15 Rotherham United 46 15 14 17 62 62 0 59
16 Burnley 46 15 10 21 65 89 –24 55
17 Walsall 46 15 9 22 57 69 –12 54
18 Derby County 46 15 7 24 55 74 –19 52
19 Bradford City 46 14 10 22 51 73 –22 52
20 Coventry City 46 12 14 20 46 62 –16 50
21 Stoke City 46 12 14 20 45 69 –24 50
22 Sheffield Wednesday 46 10 16 20 56 73 –17 46
23 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 11 12 23 49 67 –18 45
24 Grimsby Town 46 9 12 25 48 85 –37 39

Key: P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

Results

Rotherham United's score comes first

Legend

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
1 10 August 2002 Millwall A 6 – 0 7,177 Byfield (4), McIntosh, Sedgwick
2 13 August 2002 Norwich City H 1 – 1 7,867 Lee
3 17 August 2002 Preston North End H 0 – 0 6,885
4 24 August 2002 Sheffield Wednesday A 2 – 1 22,873 Lee, Garner
5 26 August 2002 Derby County H 2 – 1 8,408 Lee (2)
6 31 August 2002 Bradford City A 2 – 4 12,385 Barker, Robins
7 7 September 2002 Reading H 0 – 0 6,154
8 14 September 2002 Sheffield United A 0 – 1 19,948
9 17 September 2002 Walsall A 4 – 3 4,648 Byfield (2), Lee (2)
10 21 September 2002 Brighton & Hove Albion H 1 – 0 6,696 Lee
11 28 September 2002 Nottingham Forest A 2 – 3 25,089 Barker, Byfield
12 5 October 2002 Portsmouth H 2 – 3 8,604 Byfield, Lee
13 12 October 2002 Gillingham H 1 – 1 6,094 Ashby (o.g.)
14 19 October 2002 Grimsby Town A 0 – 0 6,418
15 26 October 2002 Stoke City H 4 – 0 7,078 Barker (2), Swailes, Lee
16 29 October 2002 Wimbledon A 1 – 2 849 Lee
17 2 November 2002 Coventry City A 1 – 2 13,179 Daws
18 9 November 2002 Watford H 2 – 1 6,790 Barker, McIntosh
19 16 November 2002 Burnley H 0 – 0 7,575
20 23 November 2002 Leicester City A 1 – 2 31,714 McIntosh
21 30 November 2002 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 0 – 0 6,736
22 7 December 2002 Ipswich Town A 2 – 1 22,770 Barker, Talbot
23 14 December 2002 Burnley A 6 – 2 14,121 Byfield (2), Lee (2), Mullin (2)
24 22 December 2002 Crystal Palace H 1 – 3 6,829 Byfield
25 22 December 2002 Preston North End A 2 – 0 15,452 Barker, Robins
26 28 December 2002 Millwall H 1 – 3 6,448 Hurst
27 1 January 2003 Sheffield Wednesday H 0 – 2 11,480
28 11 January 2003 Norwich City A 1 – 1 19,452 Garner
29 18 January 2003 Bradford City H 3 – 2 6,939 Garner, McIntosh, Byfield
30 1 February 2003 Derby County A 0 – 3 26,275
31 8 February 2003 Watford A 2 – 1 15,025 McIntosh, Swailes
32 15 February 2003 Coventry City H 1 – 0 6,524 Byfield
33 22 February 2003 Reading A 0 – 3 14,816
34 28 February 2003 Sheffield United H 1 – 2 10,797 Lee
35 4 March 2003 Walsall H 0 – 0 5,792
36 8 March 2003 Brighton & Hove Albion A 0 – 2 6,468
37 15 March 2003 Gillingham A 1 – 1 7,284 Warne
38 18 March 2003 Grimsby Town H 0 – 1 6,239
39 22 March 2003 Wimbledon H 2 – 1 5,896 Robins, Branston
40 5 April 2003 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0 – 0 25,944
41 9 April 2003 Stoke City A 0 – 2 19,553
42 12 April 2003 Leicester City H 1 – 1 9,888 Lee
43 19 April 2003 Crystal Palace A 0 – 0 15,508
44 21 April 2003 Ipswich Town H 2 – 1 7,519 Robins, Mullin
45 27 April 2003 Portsmouth A 2 – 3 19,420 Branston, Swailes
46 4 May 2003 Nottingham Forest H 2 – 2 9,942 Lee, Robins

FA Cup

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R3 4 January 2003 Wimbledon H 0 – 3 4,527

Football League Cup

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 10 September 2002 Carlisle United H 3 – 1 2,905 Monkhouse, Robins, Warne
R2 1 October 2002 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 4 – 4 (4 – 2 pens) 5,064 Monkhouse, Robins, Barker, Swailes
R3 5 November 2002 Wimbledon A 3 – 1 664 Monkhouse, Barker, Lee
R4 30 November 2002 Blackburn Rovers A 0 – 4 11,220

Squad statistics

No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK England Mike Pollitt 41 0 1 0 4 0 46 0
2 DF England Chris Beech 1(1) 0 0 0 1 0 2(1) 0
4 DF England Rob Scott 23 0 0 0 4 0 27 0
5 MF England Darren Garner 20(6) 3 0(1) 0 3 0 23(7) 3
6 DF England Marvin Bryan 12(4) 0 1 0 0(3) 0 13(7) 0
7 FW England Mark Robins 6(9) 5 0(1) 0 2(1) 2 8(11) 7
8 DF England Chris Swailes 43 3 1 0 4 1 48 4
9 FW Republic of Ireland Alan Lee 38(3) 15 1 0 2 1 41(3) 16
10 MF England Paul Warne 21(19) 1 1 0 1(3) 1 23(22) 2
11 MF England Nick Daws 30(3) 1 1 0 3(1) 0 34(4) 1
12 MF England Stewart Talbot 8(7) 1 0 0 0 0 8(7) 1
14 FW England Will Hoskins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 DF Scotland Martin McIntosh 42 5 1 0 2 0 45 5
16 DF England Paul Hurst 44 1 1 0 3 0 48 1
17 MF England John Mullin 31(3) 3 1 0 2 0 34(3) 3
19 MF England Gareth Farrelly 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
20 FW England Andy Monkhouse 11(9) 0 0 0 4 3 15(9) 3
22 DF England Shaun Barker 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
23 FW Jamaica Darren Byfield 24(13) 13 0 0 0(1) 0 24(14) 13
24 FW England Chris Sedgwick 42(1) 1 1 0 3 0 46(1) 1
25 DF England Curtis Woodhouse 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
28 DF England Guy Branston 13(2) 2 0 0 2 0 15(2) 2
29 FW England Richie Barker 23(14) 7 1 0 4 2 28(14) 9
30 FW England Ian Gray 5(1) 0 0 0 0 0 5(1) 0

References

  1. ^ "Rotherham United 2002/03". Statto. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 

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