| Jim McLean|
| Alex Smith|
W:12 D:10 L:16 F:38 A:59 P:46|
League: Derek Lilley, Jim McIntyre, Steven Thompson (6)
All: Steven Thompson (10)
The 2001–02 season was the 93rd year of football played by Dundee United, and covers the period from July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2002. United finished the season in eighth place.
United were knocked out of both domestic cup competitions in the quarter-finals stages, losing to Hibernian in the Tennent's Scottish Cup and to Ayr United in the CIS Insurance Cup.
2001–02 Dundee United F.C. season Wikipedia
Dundee United played a total of 45 competitive matches during the 2001–02 season. The team finished eighth in the Scottish Premier League.
In the cup competitions, United were knocked out of the CIS Cup at the quarter-finals stage, losing to Hibernian. Ayr United knocked United out of the Scottish Cup at the same stage. Both matches finished 2–0, although Ayr United won in a replay after a 2–2 draw.
All results are written with Dundee United's score first.
United beat St Johnstone after extra time
During the 2001-02 season, United used 29 different players, with a further two named as substitutes who did not make an appearance on the pitch. The table below shows the number of appearances and goals scored by each player.
The jerseys were sponsored by Telewest for the penultimate time.Alex Smith
Scottish Premier League Manager of the Month: 1
Scottish Premier League Young Player of the Month: 1
Jim Hamilton became the first player in Scottish football to successfully use video evidence to overturn a sending off. Hamilton received a red card against St Johnstone on 16 November but had it rescinded a week later.