First day round-up

Saturday 17 August 2002

Terry Venables got one over on another former England boss Kevin Keegan as his new club Leeds made a winning start in the Barclaycard Premiership against Manchester City.

Chelsea boss Claudio Ranieri had already written off his side's title chances before this match, but they showed their fighting qualities to fight back from 2-0 down to Charlton to win 3-2.

Premiership newcomers West Brom held Manchester United for 78 minutes before Ole Gunnar Solskjaer finally broke through for Sir Alex Ferguson's side

Everton's 16-year-old striker Wayne Rooney made an instant impact on his Premiership debut against Tottenham, laying on a pass for Mark Pembridge to put the Toffees 1-0 up at the break

There were no goals in the games between Blackburn and Sunderland, and Southampton and Middlesbrough.


Blackburn 0-0 Sunderland
Charlton 2-3 Chelsea
Everton 2-2 Tottenham
Fulham 4-1 Bolton
Leeds 3-0 Man City
Man Utd 1-0 West Brom
Southampton 0-0 Boro