2001–02 Arsenal F.C. season

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2001–02 season
ChairmanPeter Hill-Wood
ManagerArsène Wenger
Premier League1st
FA CupWinners
League CupFifth round
UEFA Champions LeagueSecond group stage
Top goalscorerLeague: Thierry Henry (24)
All: Thierry Henry (32)
Highest home attendance38,254 vs Everton
(11 May 2002)[1]
Lowest home attendance16,917 vs Grimsby Town
(27 November 2001)[1]
Average home league attendance36,541
(in all competitions)[1]

The 2001–02 season was the 104th season of competition football played by Arsenal. In the season beforehand, Arsenal had been the FA Cup finalists. Arsenal won the Premier League by seven points. They didn't lose away from home. Arsenal scored in every league game. They lost only three times in the season. All of the times when they lost was when they were playing at home. Arsenal won against Chelsea 2–0 to win the 2002 FA Cup Final.

In the transfer window, Arsenal sold a few players. This included Nelson Vivas to Internazionale and Sylvinho to Celta Vigo. Goalkeeper John Lukic was let go from the club after he decided he wanted to retire. Arsenal bought midfielder Giovanni van Bronckhorst and striker Francis Jeffers. They bought the players from Rangers and Everton.

Manager Arsène Wenger was made Manager of the Year.[2] Freddie Ljungberg was made Player of the Year.[3] Thierry Henry scored the most goals in the Premier League. He was awarded the Premier League Golden Boot because of this.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Arsenal first team line up (2001–02)". Andy's Arsenal Resource Website. Archived from the original on 30 September 2013. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  2. "Arsene Wenger". Premier League.
  3. "Wenger wins double honours". BBC News. Retrieved 20 August 2021.