Football : Season Details : 2002
Final English Top Division Football (soccer) Table and Cup Final(s)
|League Cup Final||Blackburn Rovers 2 Tottenham Hotspur 1|
|FA Cup Final||Arsenal 2 Chelsea 0|
|European Cup Final||Real Madrid 2 Bayer Leverkusen 1|
|UEFA Cup Final||Feyenoord 3 Borussia Dortmund 2|
The FA Cup final between Arsenal and Chelsea was the fifth all-London final.
Arsenal became the second club to complete the League and FA Cup double three times. They became the first club since 1889 to complete a season without a defeat away from home and the first Top Division club to score in every League match. Arsenal also equalled the record of 13 consecutive wins in the Top Division.
Ipswich Town were relegated and also qualified for the UEFA Cup because of their disciplinary record.
A new rule allowed goalkeepers to run with the ball as long as they release it before 6 seconds.
The 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea
Brazil win the 17th World Cup.