SEasON: 2011-12

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npower Championship (Tier 2)

Steve MacLaren, Steve Cotterill

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Leicester City (A) 0-4)

League Cup:
3rd Round (Newcastle United (H) 3-4)

Player Of The Year:
Garath McCleary
Top Goalscorer:
Garath McCleary (9 goals)

Competitive Games:

Competitive Goals:

Goals per game:

League Games:

League Points:
50 out of 138 (3 points per win)

Points Percentage:

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored15 times7 times6 times1 time1 time
Conceded18 times9 times6 times4 times1 time
Won By7 times5 times2 times1 time
Lost By17 times3 times3 times3 times

Highest League Attendance:
27,356 (League - Derby County)

Lowest League Attendance:
18,506 (League - Reading)

Average League Attendance:

Highest Cup Attendance:
21,606 (League Cup - Notts County)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
10,208 (League Cup - Newcastle United)

Clean Sheets:

Red cards:

Yellow cards:


Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGD Pts Result Home Away
1Reading4627811694114543618133733232889Promoted as Champions1-00-1
3West Ham United4624148814811844126136440223386Promoted1-41-2
4Birmingham City46201610785113913714779413727761-32-1
6Cardiff City46191896653117537298114292413750-10-1
8Hull City4619111647441247282277919223680-11-2
9Leicester City461812166655116636227610303311662-20-0
10Brighton and Hove Albion46171514525211843621671016310661-10-1
12Derby County4618101850581148282376102235-8641-20-1
14Leeds United461710196568931134418783127-3610-47-3
15Ipswich Town4617101969771139393267103045-8613-23-1
17Crystal Palace4613171646517115221966112432-5560-13-0
18Peterborough United46131122677710310413838122639-10500-11-0
19Nottingham Forest461482448636512213283122731-1550
20Bristol City4612132144687610263257111836-24490-10-0
23Coventry City46913244165878282616161339-2440Relegated2-00-1
24Doncaster Rovers468122643804811223544152145-3736Relegated1-21-0

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1Sat Aug 06, 2011BarnsleyH0-0Draw22,95114
2Sat Aug 13, 2011MillwallA0-2Loss12,01020The Den
3Tue Aug 16, 2011Doncaster RoversA1-0Win9,46412Keepmoat Stadium
4Sat Aug 20, 2011Leicester CityH2-2Draw24,42612
5Sun Aug 28, 2011West Ham UnitedH1-4Loss21,37917
6Sat Sep 10, 2011SouthamptonA2-3Loss24,78420St. Mary's Stadium
7Sat Sep 17, 2011Derby CountyH1-2Loss27,35622
8Sat Sep 24, 2011WatfordA1-0Win11,43718Vicarage Road
9Tue Sep 27, 2011BurnleyA1-5Loss13,26520Turf Moor
10Sun Oct 02, 2011Birmingham CityH1-3Loss20,55621Steve MacLaren's last game as manager
11Sat Oct 15, 2011Coventry CityA0-1Loss15,71223Ricoh ArenaRob Kelly was caretaker manager
12Tue Oct 18, 2011MiddlesbroughH2-0Win20,63020Steve Cotterill's first game as manager
13Sat Oct 22, 2011BlackpoolA2-1Win13,52019Bloomfield Road
14Sat Oct 29, 2011Hull CityH0-1Loss22,84120
15Tue Nov 01, 2011ReadingH1-0Win18,50619
16Sat Nov 05, 2011PortsmouthA0-3Loss14,20720Fratton Park
17Sat Nov 19, 2011Ipswich TownH3-2Win21,14317
18Sat Nov 26, 2011Cardiff CityA0-1Loss22,55620Cardiff City Stadium
19Tue Nov 29, 2011Leeds UnitedH0-4Loss23,57722
20Sat Dec 03, 2011Brighton and Hove AlbionA0-1Loss20,35822Withdean Stadium
21Sat Dec 10, 2011Crystal PalaceH0-1Loss21,40522
22Sat Dec 17, 2011Bristol CityA0-0Draw13,12122Ashton Gate
23Mon Dec 26, 2011Peterborough UnitedH0-1Loss24,37622
24Sat Dec 31, 2011Cardiff CityH0-1Loss19,75022
25Mon Jan 02, 2012Ipswich TownA3-1Win18,96422Portman Road
26Sat Jan 14, 2012SouthamptonH0-3Loss20,22122
27Sat Jan 21, 2012West Ham UnitedA1-2Loss31,71822Upton Park
28Tue Jan 31, 2012BurnleyH0-2Loss23,14723
29Sat Feb 11, 2012WatfordH1-1Draw21,71222
30Tue Feb 14, 2012MiddlesbroughA1-2Loss14,79923Riverside Stadium
31Sat Feb 18, 2012Coventry CityH2-0Win21,58822
32Sat Feb 25, 2012Birmingham CityA2-1Win19,16621St. Andrews
33Sat Mar 03, 2012BarnsleyA1-1Draw10,55021Oakwell
34Tue Mar 06, 2012Doncaster RoversH1-2Loss18,52122
35Sat Mar 10, 2012MillwallH3-1Win19,41321
36Tue Mar 13, 2012Derby CountyA0-1Loss33,01021Pride Park
37Tue Mar 20, 2012Leeds UnitedA7-3Win21,36721Elland Road
38Sat Mar 24, 2012Brighton and Hove AlbionH1-1Draw21,24921
39Tue Mar 27, 2012Leicester CityA0-0Draw23,41221Walkers Stadium
40Sat Mar 31, 2012Crystal PalaceA3-0Win14,92820Selhurst Park
41Sat Apr 07, 2012Bristol CityH0-1Loss22,85121
42Mon Apr 09, 2012Peterborough UnitedA1-0Win11,63119London Road
43Sat Apr 14, 2012BlackpoolH0-0Draw24,07820
44Tue Apr 17, 2012ReadingA0-1Loss22,89920Madejski Stadium
45Sat Apr 21, 2012Hull CityA1-2Loss20,78621KC Stadium
46Sat Apr 28, 2012PortsmouthH2-0Win23,62520Steve Cotterill's last game as manager

FA Cup
Sat Jan 07, 2012Leicester City3H0-0Draw18,477
Tue Jan 17, 2012Leicester City3Y1A0-4Loss16,210Walkers Stadium

League Cup
Tue Aug 09, 2011Notts County1H3-3Win21,606Won 4-3 on penalties
Tue Aug 23, 2011Wycombe Wanderers2A4-1Win2,866Adams Park
Tue Sep 20, 2011Newcastle United3H3-4Loss10,208

Pre-Season Friendly
Fri Jul 15, 2011Tottenham Hotspur XIEnglandN2-3Loss500Albufeira StadiumSteve MacLaren's first game as manager
Wed Jul 20, 2011Northampton TownEnglandA2-1Win2,263Sixfields Stadium
Sun Jul 24, 2011VfB StuttgartGermanyA2-1Win3,108Scholz Arena
Tue Jul 26, 2011Ilkeston TownEnglandA2-1Win1,286New Manor Ground
Thu Jul 28, 2011PSV EindhovenNetherlandsH1-3Loss6,079
Sun Jul 31, 2011Lincoln CityEnglandA1-0Win2,863Sincil Bank

Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKBen GathercoleOn loan to Ikeston Town (Sep to November)
GKDimitar EvtimovOn loan to and Ilkeston Town (sep to Oct) and then Gainsborough Trinity (Nov - Dec)
GK1Lee Camp50159261
GK2Tommy Wright
GK21Paul Smith (2006-11)1148
GK38Karl Darlow2On loan to Newport County
DGardner (2011)
D2Scott Wootton136343565On loan from Manchester United (January to end of season)
D3Clint Hill5231On loan from QPR (Sep to Oct)
D3Greg Cunningham2775153421On loan from Manchester City (October to June)
D4Luke Chambers4616822311
D5Danny Higginbotham63211113On loan from Stock City (January to end of season)
D5Wes Morgan258215231Joined Leicester City in January
D26George Elokobi136341141On loan from Wolves (February to end of season)
D30Watson KarltonRelease in December and joined Lincoln City
D31Neill ByrneReleased from contract and joined Rochdale
D44Jamaal Lascelles111On loan to Stevenage (March to end of season)
MMark ByrneReleased from contract and joined Bradford City
M6George Boateng722312212Joined on a free transfer
M14Johnathon Greening3696212974Joined from Fulham in July
M16Chris Gunter50159261532
M19Guy Moussi37124217141
M22Adlene Guedioura19757122On loan from Wolves (January to end of season)
M27Brendan Moloney10424257
M32Danny Meadows1On loan to Alfreton Town (March to end of season)
M33Joel Lynch391362037276
M41Kieron Freeman21111On loan to Mansfield and then Notts County
F7Paul Anderson20451158
F8Matt Derbyshire16511023783Joined from Olympiacos in August
F9Ishmael Miller237313421091Joined from West Brom in August
F10Lewis McGugan4011722521596
F11Andy Reid431472225116185Joined from Blackpool in July
F12Garath McCleary238411921811Player Of The Year
F15Chris Cohen932411
F17David McGoldrick10226371On loan to Sheffield Wednesday (Sep to Oct)
F18Joe Garner4211131Left to join Watford in August
F18Marlon Harewood624411Joined from Guangzhou R&F on a free transfer in January
F20Marcus Tudgay38136196418122
F23Dexter Blackstock24771081682
F24Robbie Findley27821769134
F28Radoslaw Majewski311061571268
F40Patrick Bamford21121Joined Chelsea in January
Peter Watson (2011)
Wallace (2011)


Competitive goals only
9Garath McCleary23
8Dexter Blackstock24
7Radoslaw Majewski31
6Marcus Tudgay38
6Robbie Findley27
5Lewis McGugan40
4Ishmael Miller23
3Joel Lynch39
2Andy Reid43
2Matt Derbyshire16
2Wes Morgan25
1Adlene Guedioura19
1Chris Gunter50
1Danny Higginbotham6
1George Boateng7

Home and away victories for the season


Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Ipswich TownSat Nov 19, 2011H3-2Mon Jan 02, 2012A3-1