2006–07 Sheffield Wednesday F.C. season

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Sheffield Wednesday
2006–07 season
Chairman Dave Allen
Manager Paul Sturrock (until 19 October)
Brian Laws (from 6 November)
Stadium Hillsborough
Championship 9th
FA Cup Third round
League Cup First round
Top goalscorer League: Burton (13)
All: Burton/MacLean (13)
Average home league attendance 23,638

During the 2006–07 English football season, Sheffield Wednesday F.C. competed in the Football League Championship.

Season summary[edit]

In the 2006-07 season, manager Paul Sturrock was sacked after Sheffield Wednesday's slow start.[1] He was replaced by former Scunthorpe United boss Brian Laws.[2] They finished ninth in the Championship that season, just four points short of the play-offs.

Final league table[edit]

P W D L F A GD Pts
C 1 Sunderland 46 27 7 12 76 47 +29 88
P 2 Birmingham City 46 26 8 12 67 42 +25 86
P 3 Derby County 46 25 9 12 62 46 +16 84
  4 West Bromwich Albion 46 22 10 14 81 55 +26 76
  5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 22 10 14 59 56 +3 76
  6 Southampton 46 21 12 13 77 53 +24 75
  7 Preston North End 46 22 8 16 64 53 +11 74
  8 Stoke City 46 19 16 11 62 41 +21 73
  9 Sheffield Wednesday 46 20 11 15 70 66 +4 71
  10 Colchester United 46 20 9 17 70 56 +14 69
  11 Plymouth Argyle 46 17 16 13 63 62 +1 67
  12 Crystal Palace 46 18 11 17 59 51 +8 65
  13 Cardiff City 46 17 13 16 57 53 +4 64
  14 Ipswich Town 46 18 8 20 64 59 +5 62
  15 Burnley 46 15 12 19 52 49 +3 57
  16 Norwich City 46 16 9 21 56 71 -15 57
  17 Coventry City 46 16 8 22 47 62 -15 56
  18 Queens Park Rangers 46 14 11 21 54 68 -14 53
  19 Leicester City 46 13 14 19 49 64 -15 53
  20 Barnsley 46 15 5 26 53 85 -32 50
  21 Hull City 46 13 10 23 51 67 -16 49
R 22 Southend United 46 10 12 24 47 80 -33 42
R 23 Luton Town 46 10 10 26 53 81 -28 40
R 24 Leeds United 46 13 7 26 46 72 -26 36 A

A Deducted 10 points for administration entrance.

Results[edit]

Sheffield Wednesday's score comes first[3]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League Championship[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
5 August 2006 Preston North End A 0-0 15,650
8 August 2006 Luton Town H 0-1 22,613
12 August 2006 Burnley H 1-1 22,425 MacLean (pen)
19 August 2006 Plymouth Argyle A 2-1 14,507 McAllister, O'Brien
27 August 2006 Leeds United H 0-1 23,792
9 September 2006 Southend United A 0-0 9,639
12 September 2006 Stoke City H 1-1 19,966 Brunt (pen)
15 September 2006 Hull City A 1-2 17,685 Burton (pen)
23 September 2006 Derby County H 1-2 23,659 Brunt
30 September 2006 Sunderland A 0-1 36,764
14 October 2006 Barnsley H 2-1 28,687 Whelan, Brunt
18 October 2006 Colchester United A 0-4 5,097
21 October 2006 Queens Park Rangers H 3-2 23,813 Tudgay (2), MacLean (pen)
28 October 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 2-2 20,637 Small, Brunt
31 October 2006 Crystal Palace H 3-2 19,034 Tudgay, Coughlan, MacLean
4 November 2006 Leicester City H 2-1 22,451 Tudgay (2)
11 November 2006 Ipswich Town A 2-0 21,830 Tudgay, Bougherra
18 November 2006 Coventry City A 1-3 19,489 Brunt
25 November 2006 Cardiff City H 0-0 23,935
28 November 2006 West Bromwich Albion H 3-1 21,695 Whelan, Bougherra, MacLean (pen)
2 December 2006 Leicester City A 4-1 22,693 Brunt (2, 1 pen), Whelan, Tudgay
9 December 2006 Norwich City A 2-1 24,816 Camp (own goal), Burton
16 December 2006 Birmingham City H 0-3 26,083
23 December 2006 Southampton H 3-3 23,739 Whelan (2), Crossley
26 December 2006 Stoke City A 2-1 23,003 MacLean, Burton
30 December 2006 Barnsley A 3-0 21,253 Andrews, Brunt, MacLean
1 January 2007 Hull City H 1-2 28,600 Burton
13 January 2007 Derby County A 0-1 28,936
20 January 2007 Sunderland H 2-4 29,103 Brunt, Small
31 January 2007 Southampton A 1-2 20,230 MacLean
3 February 2007 Preston North End H 1-3 22,441 Burton
10 February 2007 Burnley A 1-1 12,745 Burton
20 February 2007 Luton Town A 2-3 8,011 Burton, Whelan
24 February 2007 Southend United H 3-2 24,116 Tudgay, Prior (own goal), MacLean (pen)
3 March 2007 Leeds United A 3-2 25,297 Tudgay, Brunt, Johnson
6 March 2007 Plymouth Argyle H 1-1 19,449 MacLean
10 March 2007 Queens Park Rangers A 1-1 15,188 Brunt
13 March 2007 Colchester United H 2-0 18,752 Simek, Mills (own goal)
17 March 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 2-2 24,181 Burton, MacLean
31 March 2007 Crystal Palace A 2-1 21,523 Burton, Tudgay
7 April 2007 Cardiff City A 2-1 13,621 Clarke, Burton
9 April 2007 Ipswich Town H 2-0 23,232 Whelan, MacLean
13 April 2007 West Bromwich Albion A 1-0 20,415 Burton
21 April 2007 Coventry City H 2-1 23,632 Tudgay, MacLean
28 April 2007 Birmingham City A 0-2 29,317
6 May 2007 Norwich City H 3-2 28,287 Johnson, Burton, Etuhu (own goal)

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2006–07 FA Cup
Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R3 7 January 2007 Manchester City H 1-1 28,487 MacLean
R3R 16 January 2007 Manchester City A 1-2 25,621 Bullen

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
R1 23 August 2006 Wrexham H 1-4 8,047 Whelan

Squad[edit]

[1] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Wales GK Mark Crossley (on loan from Fulham)
2 Scotland DF Lee Bullen
3 Wales DF Peter Gilbert
4 England MF Kenny Lunt
5 Republic of Ireland DF Graham Coughlan
6 Republic of Ireland MF Glenn Whelan
7 England MF Marcus Tudgay
8 Scotland MF Burton O'Brien
9 Scotland FW Steve MacLean
10 Jamaica FW Deon Burton
11 Northern Ireland MF Chris Brunt
12 England MF Steve Adams
14 England DF John Hills
15 England MF Wade Small
16 England DF Richard Wood
18 England FW Leon Clarke
No. Position Player
20 United States DF Frank Simek
22 England GK Chris Adamson
23 Jamaica MF Jermaine Johnson
24 England DF Mark Beevers
25 Norway MF Rocky Lekaj
26 Republic of Ireland FW Barry Corr
27 England MF Luke Boden
28 Northern Ireland MF Dave McClements
29 England GK Richard O'Donnell
30 Scotland FW David Graham
31 Togo MF Yoann Folly
32 England DF Tommy Spurr
33 England MF Sean McAllister
34 England FW Matt Bowman
35 Northern Ireland DF Liam McMenamin

Left club during season[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Australia GK Brad Jones (on loan from Middlesbrough)
17 England MF Lloyd Sam (on loan from Charlton Athletic)
17 England FW Wayne Andrews (on loan from Coventry City)
17 England DF Steve Watson (on loan from West Bromwich Albion)
19 England GK Shwan Jalal (on loan from Woking)
No. Position Player
19 Scotland GK Iain Turner (on loan from Everton)
21 Algeria DF Madjid Bougherra (to Charlton Athletic)
23 Northern Ireland DF Rory McArdle (to Rochdale)
25 England FW Drew Talbot (to Luton Town)

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Out[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wednesday sack manager Sturrock". BBC Sport. 19 October 2006. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Laws takes over as Sheff Wed boss". BBC Sport. 6 November 2006. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.statto.com/football/teams/sheffield-wednesday/2006-2007/results