Special Sub-Topic: 2002-03 FAPL Champions
|It was the first day of the season with United playing West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford. Ole Solskjaer got the only goal in a 1-0 win. What did this goal take his United tally too?|
100 goals. Solskjaer had given United an opening day victory and scored his 100th competitive goal for the club.
|United's second game of the season was away to Chelsea. This game ended 2-2. Who hit Chelsea's goals?|
Gallas and Zenden. David Beckham and Mikael Silvestre scored for United.
|Bolton Wanderers were the first team to beat United in 2002-03 on Wednesday, September 11th, at Old Trafford. What was the score when United went to the Reebok Stadium?|
1-1 draw. This was a good season for Bolton, taking 4 points from Sir Alex's team.
|After a long trip down to London, United faced Fulham at Loftus Road. In the 72nd minute, Fulham are awarded a penalty. Did Fabian Barthez save it?|
Yes. It was over a minute before the penalty was taken after it was awarded, and Barthez guessed the direction correctly and saved the penalty. The game ended 1-1.
|It was derby day, and the last ever derby at Maine Road. With Roy Keane not playing, who was made captain for this match?|
Gary Neville. United were up against their old keeper Peter Schmeichel, who had a much better day than his old team mates. City beat United 3-1.
|The 23rd of November brought the visit of Newcastle United. Ruud Van Nistelrooy scored three goals and Paul Scholes hit one. Who else scored for United that day?|
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. One of United's best performances as they beat Newcastle United 5-3. Alan Shearer scored his 100th goal for Newcastle that day.
|Another game for United was Liverpool away. United had not won against Liverpool for 3 years. What was this day's final score?|
2-1 United win. Fabien Barthez's pulled off a world class save from Hamann's 83rd minute strike, to give United all three points.
|After wins against Newcastle and Liverpool, United had to face Arsenal at Old Trafford. Henry was one on one with Barthez. Did he score?|
No. This was the first game in 55 consecutive games that Arsenal had failed to score, as United beat them 2-0.
|It was a trip to the Riverside Stadium for United on Boxing Day. Who replaced John O'Shea in the 83rd minute?|
Rio Ferdinand. This was the last match that United had lost in 2002-03, they lost it by 3-1.
|The visit of Chelsea was a must win game for United. Forlan scored a late winner for United. Which minute did it come in?|
92nd minute. As the game ended 2-1, this could have been one of the most valuable victories of the season.
|It was derby day at Old Trafford, and the game ended in a 1-1 draw. Who scored City's goal?|
Shaun Goater. Ruud VanNistelrooy scored United's goal.
|Liverpool came to Old Trafford on April 5th. Liverpool skipper Sami Hyypia got sent off in the 5th minute. Who did he foul?|
Ruud VanNistelrooy. United won this match 4-0. It made up for losing in the Worthington Cup final to Liverpool on March 2nd.
|The trip to St James Park is always a tricky one, or at least it is normally. What was the score at half time?|
4-1 Man United winning. Manchester United won this match 6-2, with Man United fans singing, 'Who put the ball in the Geordies net? Half of Man United!'
|On April 17th, United travelled down to Highbury for a thrilling match between the two title contenders. Who was sent off for Arsenal?|
Sol Campbell. With the final score at 2-2 and the teams sharing the points, it was clear the United were the happier of the two teams with this outcome.
|United was on top of the pile for the run into the end of the season. Blackburn Rovers were the visitors to Old Trafford. Manchester United's goalkeeper Ricardo gave away a penalty, did he save it?|
Yes. Blackburn Rovers had included three former United players in their starting line-up. Andy Cole, Dwight Yorke, and Henning Berg, all started this game.
|A tough game ahead for United was when they went to White Hart Lane. They won this game 2-0. Did United score in the first half?|
No. United came up against another old United player when they faced Tottenham Hotspur. Teddy Sheringham was Spurs' captain.
|The game against Charlton Athletic was United's last at Old Trafford for the season. United won this match 4-1. Who scored the first goal?|
David Beckham. The attendance for this match was 67,721, Old Trafford's biggest crowd since March 1939.
|It was a tense day for Arsenal and United fans when Arsenal played Leeds at Highbury. What was the final score?|
Leeds won 3-2. Viduka's goal didn't just win Manchester United the title, it also meant that Leeds United stayed in the Premiership for at least another season.
|The last day of the season, and the title was United's! How did United score their two goals?|
A penalty and a free kick. Beckham scored a free kick and VanNistelrooy scored from a penalty, to win this match 2-1.
|After a long season, and another title win for United, who was this season's golden boot winner?|
Ruud Van Nistelrooy. VanNistelrooy won the golden boot with 25 goals for United.
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