2002 in association football

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The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 2002 around the world.

Events[change | change source]

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Tournament Winners[change | change source]

International[change | change source]

Tournament Confederation Host Country(s) Winner Runner-Up Finals Stadium
2002 African Cup of Nations CAF (Africa)  Mali  Cameroon  Senegal Stade du 26 Mars, Bamako
2002 FIFA World Cup FIFA  South Korea
 Japan
 Brazil  Germany Nissan Stadium, Yokohama

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Tournament Confederation Host Country(s) Winner Runner-Up Finals Stadium
2002 UEFA European Under-17 Championship UEFA (Europe)  Denmark SwitzerlandSwitzerland FranceFrance Farum Park, Farum
2002 UEFA European Under-19 Championship  Norway Spain Spain Germany Germany Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo
2002 UEFA European Under-21 Championship   Switzerland Czech Republic Czech Republic France France St. Jakob-Park, Basel

Continental[change | change source]

Confederation Tournament Previous Winner Winner Runner-Up Finals Stadium
AFC (Asia) 2001–02 Asian Club Championship South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings (2000-01) South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings South Korea Anyang LG Cheetahs Azadi Stadium, Tehran
CAF (Africa) 2002 CAF Champions League Egypt Al Ahly (2001) Egypt Zamalek SC Morocco Raja Casablanca 2-Legged Final
CONCACAF (North America) 2002 CONCACAF Cup United States Los Angeles Galaxy (2000) Mexico Pachuca Mexico Monarcas Morelia Estadio Azul, Mexico City
CONMEBOL (South America) 2002 Copa Libertadores Argentina Boca Juniors (2001) Paraguay Club Olimpia Brazil A.D. São Caetano 2-Legged Final
2002 Copa Sudamericana First Season Argentina San Lorenzo Colombia Atlético Nacional 2-Legged Final
UEFA (Europe) 2001–02 UEFA Champions League Germany Bayern Munich (2000-01) Spain Real Madrid Germany Bayer Leverkusen Hampden Park, Glasgow
2001–02 UEFA Cup England Liverpool (2000-01) Netherlands Feyenoord Germany Borussia Dortmund De Kuip, Rotterdam
2002 UEFA Super Cup England Liverpool (2001) Spain Real Madrid Netherlands Feyenoord Stade Louis II, Monaco
2002 UEFA Intertoto Cup England Aston Villa
France Paris Saint-Germain (2001)
France Troyes
Spain Málaga
England Fulham
Germany VfB Stuttgart
Spain Villarreal
Italy Bologna
France Lille
2-Legged Final

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UEFA[change | change source]

Nation League Champion Relegated Cup Winner Runner-Up Supercup Winner Runner-Up
 Albania 2001–02 Albanian National Championship Dinamo Tirana KF Luftëtari (13th), KF Tomori (14th) 2001-02 Albanian Cup KF Tirana Dinamo Tirana 2002 Albanian Supercup KF Tirana Dinamo Tirana
 Andorra 2020–21 Primera Divisió Encamp None 2021 Copa Constitució Lusitanos Inter Club d'Escaldes No Supercup
 Armenia 2002 Armenian Premier League Pyunik Lori Vanadzor (12th), Malatia[n 1] 2020–21 Armenian Cup Pyunik Zvartnots-AAL 2021 Armenian Supercup Pyunik Mika
 Austria 2020–21 Austrian Football Bundesliga Tirol Innsbruck[n 2] Tirol Innsbruck (Failed to obtain a license, and folded) 2020–21 Austrian Cup Grazer AK Sturm Graz 2002 Austrian Supercup Grazer AK Sturm Graz
 Azerbaijan 2001-02 Azerbaijan Premier League Not Finished due to conflict between the clubs and the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan[1] 2001-02 Azerbaijan Cup Neftçi Baku Shamkir No Supercup
 Belarus 2002 Belarusian Premier League BATE Borisov Lokomotiv-96 Vitebsk (14th) 2001–02 Belarusian Cup Gomel BATE Borisov No Supercup
 Belgium 2001–02 Belgian First Division Genk R.W.D. Molenbeek (10th),[n 3] Eendracht Aalst (17th)[n 3] 2020–21 Belgian Cup Club Brugge Mouscron 2002 Belgian Super Cup Club Brugge Genk
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2001–02 Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina Željezničar FK Olimpik (13th), Troglav (14th), HNK Grude (15th), Iskra Bugojno (16th) 2001-02 Bosnia and Herzegovina Cup FK Sarajevo Željezničar No Supercup
 Bulgaria 2001–02 A Group Levski Sofia Spartak Pleven (12th), Belasitsa Petrich (13th), Beroe Stara Zagora (14th) 2001-02 Bulgarian Cup Levski Sofia CSKA Sofia No Supercup
 Croatia 2001–02 Croatian First Football League NK Zagreb Hrvatski Dragovoljac (13th), Čakovec (14th), Marsonia (15th), TŠK Topolovac (16th) 2001-02 Croatian Football Cup Dinamo Zagreb NK Varaždin 2002 Croatian Football Super Cup Dinamo Zagreb NK Zagreb
 Cyprus 2001-02 Cypriot First Division APOEL FC Ethnikos Assia (12th), Doxa Katokopias (13th), Ermis Aradippou (14th) 2020–21 Cypriot Cup Anorthosis Famagusta Ethnikos Achna 2002 Cyprus FA Shield APOEL FC Anorthosis Famagusta
 Czech Republic 2001-02 Czech First League Slovan Liberec Drnovice (15th), Opava (16th) 2001-02 Czech Cup Slavia Prague Sparta Prague No Supercup
 Denmark 2001–02 Danish Superliga Brøndby IF Vejle BK (11th), Lyngby BK (12th) 2001-02 Danish Cup Odense BK Copenhagen 2002 Danish Supercup Brøndby IF Odense BK
 England 2001–02 FA Premier League Arsenal Ipswich Town (18th), Derby County (19th), Leicester City (20th) 2001-02 FA Cup Arsenal Chelsea 2002 FA Community Shield Arsenal Liverpool
2001–02 Football League Cup Blackburn Rovers Tottenham Hotspur
 Estonia 2002 Meistriliiga Flora Lootus (9th),[n 4] Levadia Pärnu (10th) 2001-02 Estonian Cup Levadia Tallinn Levadia Tallinn 2002 Estonian Supercup Flora Levadia II
 Finland 2002 Veikkausliiga HJK Helsinki VPS Vaasa (7th, Relegation Group) 2002 Finnish Cup FC Haka FC Lahti No Supercup
 France 2001–02 French Division 1 Olympique Lyonnais Metz (17th), Lorient (18th) 2020–21 Coupe de France Lorient Bastia 2021 Trophée des Champions Olympique Lyonnais Lorient
2001–02 Coupe de la Ligue Girondins de Bordeaux Lorient
 Georgia 2001–02 Umaglesi Liga FC Torpedo Kutaisi Samgurali Tskhaltubo (11th), Guria Lanchkhuti (12th) 2001–02 Georgian Cup Locomotive Tbilisi Torpedo Kutaisi No Supercup
 Germany 2001-02 Bundesliga Borussia Dortmund SC Freiburg (16th), Köln (17th), St. Pauli(18th) 2001-02 DFB-Pokal Schalke 04 Bayer 04 Leverkusen No Supercup
 Greece 2001–02 Alpha Ethniki Olympiacos Ethnikos Asteras (14th) 2001–02 Greek Football Cup AEK Athens Olympiacos No Supercup
 Hungary 2001–02 Nemzeti Bajnokság I Zalaegerszegi Szombathelyi Haladás (11th), Vasas (12th) 2020–21 Magyar Kupa Újpest Szombathelyi Haladás 2002 Szuperkupa Újpest Zalaegerszegi
 Iceland 2002 Úrvalsdeild KR Keflavík (9th), Þór (10th) 2002 Icelandic Cup Fylkir Fram No Supercup
2002 Deildabikar FH Fylkir
 Ireland 2001–02 League of Ireland Premier Division Shelbourne Dundalk (10th), Galway United (11th), Monaghan United (12th) 2001-02 FAI Cup Dundalk Bohemians No Supercup
2002 FAI Cup Derry City Shamrock Rovers
2001-02 League of Ireland Cup Limerick Derry City
 Israel 2001-02 Israeli Premier League Maccabi Haifa Hapoel Haifa (11th), Maccabi Kiryat Gat (12th) 2001-02 Israel State Cup Maccabi Tel Aviv Maccabi Haifa No Supercup
2001–02 Toto Cup Al Hapoel Tel Aviv FC Ashdod
2001–02 Toto Cup Artzit Hapoel Ashkelon Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona
 Italy 2001-02 Serie A Juventus Hellas Verona (15th), Lecce (16th), Fiorentina (17th),[n 5] Venezia 2001–02 Coppa Italia Parma Juventus 2002 Supercoppa Italiana Juventus Parma
 Latvia 2002 Latvian Higher League Skonto PFK Daugava (6th)[n 6] 2002 Latvian Football Cup Skonto FHK Liepājas Metalurgs No Supercup
 Liechtenstein No League 2001–02 Liechtenstein Cup Vaduz USV Eschen/Mauren No Supercup
 Lithuania 2002 A Lyga FBK Kaunas Inkaras Kaunas (5th),[n 6] Geležinis Vilkas (7th),[n 4] Nevėžis (8th) 2001-02 Lithuanian Football Cup FBK Kaunas FK Sūduva No Supercup[n 7]
 Luxembourg 2001–02 Luxembourg National Division F91 Dudelange CS Hobscheid (Relegation stage, 4th in Group 1), Etzella Ettelbruck (Relegation stage, 4th in Group 2) 2020–21 Luxembourg Cup Avenir Beggen F91 Dudelange No Supercup
 Macedonia 2001–02 Macedonian First Football League Vardar Makedonija GP (11th), FK Osogovo (12th) 2001–02 Macedonian Football Cup Pobeda Cementarnica 55 No Supercup
 Malta 2001–02 Maltese Premier League Hibernians Naxxar Lions (9th), Lija Athletic (10th) 2001-02 Maltese FA Trophy Birkirkara Sliema Wanderers 2021 Maltese Super Cup Birkirkara Hibernians
 Moldova 2001–02 Moldovan National Division Sheriff Tiraspol Tiligul-Tiras Tiraspol (7th),[n 4] Happy End Camenca (8th) 2001-02 Moldovan Cup Sheriff Tiraspol Nistru Otaci No Supercup
 Netherlands 2001-02 Eredivisie Ajax Den Bosch (16th),[n 4] Sparta Rotterdam (17th),[n 4] Fortuna Sittard (18th) 2001–02 KNVB Cup Ajax Utrecht 2002 Johan Cruyff Shield Ajax PSV Eindhoven
 Northern Ireland 2001–02 Irish League Portadown None 2001–02 Irish Cup Linfield Portadown No Supercup
2001–02 Irish League Cup Linfield Glentoran
 Norway 2002 Tippeligaen Rosenborg Moss FK (13th), IK Start (14th) 2002 Norwegian Football Cup Vålerenga Odd Grenland No Supercup
 Poland 2001–02 Ekstraklasa Legia Warsaw RKS Radomsko (14th),[n 4] Śląsk Wrocław (15th), OKS Stomil Olsztyn (16th) 2001-02 Polish Cup Wisła Kraków Amica Wronki No Supercup
 Portugal 2001–02 Primeira Liga Sporting CP Salgueiros (16th), Farense (17th), Alverca (18th) 2020–21 Taça de Portugal Sporting CP Leixões 2002 Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira Sporting CP Leixões
 Romania 2001–02 Divizia A Dinamo București Petrolul Ploiești (15th), UM Timișoara 2001-02 Cupa României Rapid București Dinamo București 2002 Supercupa României Rapid București Dinamo București
 Russia 2002 Russian Premier League Lokomotiv Moscow Anzhi Makhachkala (15th), Sokol Saratov 2001-02 Russian Cup CSKA Moscow Zenit Saint Petersburg No Supercup
 San Marino 2001–02 Campionato Sammarinese di Calcio FC Domagnano None 2001-02 Coppa Titano FC Domagnano SP Cailungo No Supercup
 Scotland 2001–02 Scottish Premier League Celtic St. Johnstone 2001–02 Scottish Cup Rangers Celtic No Supercup
2001–02 Scottish League Cup Rangers Ayr United
 Slovakia 2001–02 Slovak Superliga Žilina Tatran Prešov (10th) 2001–02 Slovak Cup Koba Senec Matador Púchov No Supercup
 Slovenia 2020–21 Slovenian PrvaLiga Maribor Triglav Kranj (11th), Domžale (12th) 2020–21 Slovenian Cup Gorica Aluminij No Supercup
 Spain 2001–02 La Liga Valencia Las Palmas (18th), CD Tenerife (19th), Real Zaragoza (20th) 2001-02 Copa del Rey Deportivo de La Coruña Real Madrid 2002 Supercopa de España Deportivo de La Coruña Valencia
 Sweden 2002 Allsvenskan Djurgårdens IFK Norrköping (13th), Kalmar FF (14th) 2002 Svenska Cupen Djurgårdens AIK No Supercup
  Switzerland 2001–02 Nationalliga A FC Basel FC Lugano (Champion playoffs, 3rd),[n 8] FC Sion (Champion playoffs, 8th),[n 8]FC Lausanne-Sport (Nationalliga A/B Playoffs, 2nd)[n 8] 2001-02 Swiss Cup FC Basel Grasshopper Club Zürich No Supercup
 Turkey 2001–02 Süper Lig Galatasaray Caykur Rizespor (16th), Antalyaspor (17th), Yimpaş Yozgatspor (18th) 2001-02 Turkish Cup Kocaelispor Beşiktaş No Supercup
 FR Yugoslavia 2001–02 First League of FR Yugoslavia Partizan Mladost Lučani (15th), Zvezdara (16th), Mladost Apatin (17th), Radnički Kragujevac (18th) 2001–02 FR Yugoslavia Cup Red Star Belgrade Sartid No Supercup
 Ukraine 2001–02 Vyshcha Liha Shakhtar Donetsk Zakarpattia Uzhhorod (14th) 2001-02 Ukrainian Cup Shakhtar Donetsk Dynamo Kyiv No Supercup
 Wales 2020–21 Cymru Premier Barry Town Rhayader Town (18th) 2001-02 Welsh Cup Barry Town Bangor City No Supercup
2001-02 Welsh League Cup Caersws Cwmbrân Town

CONCACAF[change | change source]

Country League Winners Cup Winners
 Canada Ottawa Wizards (CPSL) Montreal Impact
 Mexico Club América (Verano 2002)
Toluca (Apertura 2002)
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 United States Los Angeles Galaxy (Supporters' Shield) Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS Cup)
Columbus Crew (U.S. Open Cup)

AFC[change | change source]

Country League Winners Cup Winners Supercup Winners
 Australia Perth Glory (NSL regular season)
Olympic Sharks (NSL Finals)
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 China PR Dalian Shide Qingdao Hademen Dalian Shide
 India Mohun Bagan - -
 Iran Persepolis Esteghlal -
 Japan Júbilo Iwata Kyoto Purple Sanga Shimizu S-Pulse
 Qatar Al-Ittihad Al-Ittihad Al-Khor SC (Qatari Sheikh Jassim Cup)
Qatar SC (Qatar Cup)
 South Korea Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma Suwon Samsung Bluewings Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
 United Arab Emirates Al-Ain Al Ahli -
  1. Withdrew from the league.
  2. Folded after winning the league
  3. 3.0 3.1 Were refused a Belgian professional licence.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Lost Relegation Play-Off.
  5. Relegated to Serie C2 due to bankruptcy
  6. 6.0 6.1 Dissolved after the season
  7. FBK Kaunas won the double.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Failed to get a 1st level lisence

Births & Deaths[change | change source]

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