EA Cover CurseBen Olsen (featured on the cover of the US PS2 version) suffered the curse by breaking his ankle and missing the entire following season.
Missing SponsorsWhile it was the first in the series to include real and unique kits, some teams did not carry shirt sponsors. The reason? They were sponsored by rival companies such as Eidos (Manchester City) or Infogrames (Olympique Lyon).
Scratch and SniffThe Playstation CD reads: "Smell the pitch - Scratch and sniff". This refers to olfactory rubber on the media which smells like grass.
Information also contributed by Dudujones, Luis Silva.