2002 USL A-League – Wikipedia
Football league season
The 2002 USL A-League was an American Division II league run by the United Soccer League during the summer of 2002.
- ^ Cincinnati lost three point for using an ineligible player (bonus points entry total reflects this deduction)
The 2002 USL A-League points system was 4 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss + 1 bonus point when scoring three or more goals in a game.
Playoff first round
Charlotte vs Montreal
Montreal advances on penalties after series tied 1–1 on aggregate.
Richmond vs Atlanta
Richmond advances 3–2 on aggregate.
Minnesota vs El Paso
Minnesota advances 3–2 on aggregate.
Vancouver vs Portland
Vancouver Whitecaps advance 2–0 on aggregate.
Eastern Conference Semifinal 1
The Rochester Rhinos advanced 1–0 on aggregate.
Eastern Conference Semifinal 2
The Richmond Kickers advanced 4–3 on aggregate.
Western Conference Semifinal 1
The Milwaukee Rampage advanced 2–1 on aggregate.
Western Conference Semifinal 2
The Vancouver Whitecaps advanced 8–2 on aggregate.
The Richmond Kickers advanced.
The Milwaukee Rampage advanced.
MPV: John Wolyniec
Awards and All A-League Teams
All A-League First Team
F: Brian Ching Seattle Sounders); McKinley Tennyson (Portland Timbers) (Co-Leading Goalscorer); Eduardo Sebrango (Montreal Impact) (Co-Leading Goalscorer)
M: Andrew Gregor (Seattle Sounders); Leighton O’Brien (Seattle Sounders); Brian Piesner (Atlanta Silverbacks); Lenin Steenkamp (Rochester Raging Rhinos)
D: Gabriel Gervais (Montreal Impact); Destin Makumbu (Milwaukee Rampage); Mark Watson (Defender of the Year)
G: Dusty Hudock (Charleston Battery) (Goalkeeper of the Year)
Coach: Brian Schmetzer Seattle Sounders) (Coach of the Year)
All A-League Second Team
F: Fadi Afash (Portland Timbers) (Co-Leading Goalscorer); Josh Henderson (Richmond Kickers); Johnny Menyongar (Minnesota Thunder)
M: Mauro Biello (Montreal Impact); Luis da Gama (El Paso Patriots); Jose Gomez (Charlotte Eagles); Steve Kindel (Vancouver Whitecaps)
D: Craig Demmin (Rochester Raging Rhinos); Linval Dixon (Charleston Battery); Mark Schulte (Minnesota Thunder)
G: Preston Burpo (Seattle Sounders)
Litterer, David (February 14, 2010). “United Soccer Leagues Statistical History, Part 4 (2000-2003)”. American Soccer History Archives. Archived from the original on January 8, 2015. Retrieved May 8, 2014.
- ^ A-League Awards: 2002 Archived 2012-02-12 at the Wayback Machine