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2002-03 season
General information
Manager

Gerard Houllier

Captain

Sami Hyypia

Performance
Premier League

5th

FA Cup

4th round

League Cup

Winners

Europe

Champions League: Group stage
UEFA Cup: Quarter-final

Top scorers
League

Owen (19)

FA Cup

Murphy (1)

League Cup

Diouf (3)

Europe

Champions League: Owen (4)
UEFA Cup: Owen (3)

Overall

Owen (28)

Attendances
Average

42,768

The 2002-03 season was Liverpool's 111th season of football since they were established. Having won the FA Cup the previous season, Liverpool qualified for the Charity Shield were they met Arsenal. They were beaten 1-0. This season was mixed, with Liverpool winning the 2003 League Cup Final but also failing to qualify for the following season's Champions League.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad2002-2003

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
19 July 2002 Le Havre 1-0 Baros (26)
26 July 2002 Swiss XI 5-1 Diouf, Baros, Mellor (2 goals), Vignal
27 July 2002 Wolfsburg 1-1 Diouf (38)
30 July 2002 Lazio 0-1
2 August 2002 Real Madrid 0-2
4 August 2002 AC Milan 2-1 Simic (og 30), Baros (35)
13 August 2002 Chester 0-1

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
18 August 2002 Aston Villa 1-0 Riise (47)
24 August 2002 Southampton 3-0 Diouf (3, 51), Murphy (pen 90)
28 August 2002 Blackburn 2-2 Murphy (31), Riise (77)
2 September 2002 Newcastle 2-2 Hamann (53), Owen (pen 73)
11 September 2002 Birmingham 2-2 Murphy (25), Gerrard (49)
14 September 2002 Bolton 3-2 Baros (45, 72), Heskey (88)
21 September 2002 West Brom 2-0 Baros (56), Riise (90)
28 September 2002 Man City 3-0 Owen (4, 64, 89)
6 October 2002 Chelsea 1-0 Owen (90)
19 October 2002 Leeds 1-0 Diao (66)
26 October 2002 Tottenham 2-1 Murphy (72), Owen (pen 86)
2 November 2002 West Ham 2-0 Owen (28, 55)
9 November 2002 Middlesbrough 0-1
17 November 2002 Sunderland 0-0
23 November 2002 Fulham 2-3 Hamann (62), Baros (86)
1 December 2002 Man Utd 1-2 Hyypia (82)
7 December 2002 Charlton 0-2
15 December 2002 Sunderland 1-2 Baros (68)
22 December 2002 Everton 0-0
26 December 2002 Blackburn 1-1 Riise (17)
29 December 2002 Arsenal 1-1 Murphy (Pen 70)
1 January 2003 Newcastle 0-1
11 January 2003 Aston Villa 1-1 Owen (38)
18 January 2003 Southampton 1-0 Heskey (14)
29 January 2003 Arsenal 2-2 Riise (52), Heskey (90)
2 February 2003 West Ham 3-0 Baros (7), Gerrard (9), Heskey (67)
8 February 2003 Middlesbrough 1-1 Riise (74)
23 February 2003 Birmingham 1-2 Owen (77)
8 March 2003 Bolton 2-0 Diouf (44), Owen (67)
16 March 2003 Tottenham 3-2 Owen (51), Heskey (72), Gerrard (82)
23 March 2003 Leeds 3-1 Owen (12), Murphy (20), Gerrard (73)
5 April 2003 Man Utd 0-4
12 April 2003 Fulham 2-0 Heskey (36), Owen (59)
19 April 2003 Everton 2-1 Owen (31), Murphy (64)
21 April 2003 Charlton 2-1 Hyypia (86), Gerrard (90)
26 April 2003 West Brom 6-0 Owen (15, 49, 61, 67), Baros (47, 84)
3 May 2003 Man City 1-2 Baros (59)
11 May 2003 Chelsea 1-2 Hyypia (11)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 5 January 2003 Man City 1-0 Murphy (pen 47)
4 26 January 2003 Crystal Palace 0-0
4 (R) 5 February 2003 Crystal Palace 0-2

League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 6 November 2002 Southampton 3-1 Berger (45), Diouf (57), Baros (60)
4 4 December 2002 Ipswich 1-1 Diouf (pen 54)
Quarter-final 18 December 2002 Aston Villa 4-3 Murphy (27, 90), Baros (54), Gerrard (67)
Semi-final (1st leg) 8 January 2003 Sheffield United 1-2 Mellor (35)
Semi-final (2nd leg) 21 January 2003 Sheffield United 2-0[1] Diouf (9), Owen (107)
Final 2 March 2003 Man Utd 2-0 Gerrard (39), Owen (86)

EuropeEdit

Champions LeagueEdit

Group stage:

Date Opponent Score Scorers
17 September 2002 Valencia 0-2
25 September 2002 Basel 1-1 Baros (34)
2 October 2002 Spartak Moscow 5-0 Heskey (7, 89), Cheyrou (14), Hyypia (28), Diao (81)
22 October 2002 Spartak Moscow 3-1 Owen (29, 70, 90)
30 October 2002 Valencia 0-1
12 November 2002 Basel 3-3 Murphy (61), Smicer (64), Owen (85)

UEFA CupEdit

After finishing third in their Champions League group, Liverpool were demoted to the UEFA Cup.

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 (1st leg) 28 November 2002 Vitesse Arnhem 1-0 Owen (26)
3 (2nd leg) 12 November 2002 Vitesse Arnhem 1-0 Owen (21)
4 (1st leg) 20 February 2003 Auxerre 1-0 Hyypia (73)
4 (2nd leg) 27 February 2003 Auxerre 2-0 Owen (67), Murphy (73)
Quarter-final (1st leg) 13 March 2003 Celtic 1-1 Heskey (17)
Quarter-final (2nd leg) 20 March 2003 Celtic 0-2

OtherEdit

Charity Shield:

Date Opponent Score Scorers
11 August 2002 Arsenal 0-1

Player statsEdit

No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
19 GK Pegguy Arphexad 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 DF Markus Babbel 2 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 7 0
5 FW Milan Baros 27 9 1 0 4 2 10 1 42 12
15 MF Patrik Berger 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4 1
25 MF Igor Biscan 6 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 13 0
23 DF Jamie Carragher 35 0 3 0 5 0 11 0 54 0
28 MF Bruno Cheyrou 19 0 2 0 2 0 6 1 29 1
21 MF Salif Diao 26 1 2 0 4 0 8 1 40 2
24 MF Bernard Diomede 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 MF El Hadji Diouf 29 3 3 0 5 3 10 0 47 6
1 GK Jerzy Dudek 30 0 2 0 2 0 12 0 46 0
17 MF Steven Gerrard 34 5 2 0 6 2 12 0 54 7
16 MF Dietmar Hamann 30 2 1 0 1 0 10 0 42 2
2 DF Stephane Henchoz 19 0 2 0 4 0 7 0 32 0
8 FW Emile Heskey 32 6 3 0 5 0 12 3 52 9
4 DF Sami Hyypia 36 3 3 0 4 0 13 2 56 5
22 GK Chris Kirkland 8 0 2 0 4 0 1 0 15 0
33 FW Neil Mellor 3 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 6 1
13 MF Danny Murphy 36 7 3 1 4 2 13 2 56 12
36 DF Jon Otsemobor 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
10 FW Michael Owen 35 19 2 0 4 2 13 7 54 28
18 DF John Arne Riise 37 6 3 0 4 0 12 0 56 6
7 MF Vladimir Smicer 21 0 1 0 5 0 7 1 34 1
30 DF Djimi Traore 32 0 2 0 3 0 12 0 49 0
27 DF Gregory Vignal 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 4 0
32 MF John Welsh 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
3 DF Abel Xavier 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6 0

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts
4Chelsea 381910968383067
5Liverpool 3818101061412064
6Blackburn 381612105243960

EuropeEdit

Champions League group stage

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts
1Valencia 65101741316
2Basel 6231121209
3Liverpool 622212848
4Spartak Moscow 6006118−170

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Bruno Cheyrou Lille £3,700,000 16 May 2002
El Hadji Diouf Lens £10,000,000 1 June 2002
Alou Diarra Bayern Munich Free 9 July 2002
Patrice Luzi Monaco Free 29 July 2002
Salif Diao Sedan £4,700,000 6 August 2002

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Jorgen Nielsen Farum Free 1 July 2002
Nick Barmby Leeds £3,750,000 8 August 2002
Stephen Wright Sunderland £3,000,000 15 August 2002
Jari Litmanen Ajax Free 30 August 2002

NotesEdit

  1. After extra time.


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