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2002 Football League Cup Final

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Attendance  72,500
Date  24 February 2002
Man of the match  Brad Friedel
Champion  Blackburn Rovers F.C.
Venue  Principality Stadium
2002 Football League Cup Final
Event  2001–02 Football League Cup
Location  Principality Stadium, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Referee  Graham Poll (Hertfordshire County Football Association)
Similar  2004 Football League C, 2001 Football League C, 2003 Football League C, 2000 Football League C, 1999 Football League C

The 2002 Football League Cup Final was played between Blackburn Rovers and Tottenham Hotspur at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, on Sunday, 24 February 2002. Blackburn won the match 2–1.

Blackburn opened the scoring with a goal from Matt Jansen, but Christian Ziege soon equalised for Spurs. Andy Cole scored the winner in the 68th minute with a typical instinctive strike after mistakes in the Spurs defence. Les Ferdinand could have made the match square after a close one-on-one chance with Friedel, but failed to make anything of it. In the final minute Teddy Sheringham controversially had a claim for a penalty turned down by referee Graham Poll.


2002 Football League Cup Final Wikipedia

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