2009–10 Preston North End F.C. season

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Preston North End
2009–10 season
Chairman England Derek Shaw
Manager Scotland Darren Ferguson
Football League Championship 17th
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Third round
Top goalscorer League: Jon Parkin & Neil Mellor(10)
All: Jon Parkin (13)
Highest home attendance 23,199 vs Chelsea (FA Cup, 23 January 2010)
Lowest home attendance 5,407 vs Morecambe (League Cup, 11 August 2009)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2009–10 Season is Preston North End's 6th season in the Championship. It is their 10th successive season in the second division of the English football league system. They have featured in 4 play offs out of a possible 9 since being promoted from the 3rd Division of the English football league system.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
15 Ipswich Town 46 12 20 14 50 61 −11 56
16 Watford 46 14 12 20 61 68 −7 54
17 Preston North End 46 13 15 18 58 73 −15 54
18 Barnsley 46 14 12 20 53 69 −16 54
19 Coventry City 46 13 15 18 47 64 −17 54

Updated to games played on 7 May 2010.
Source: [1]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Match results[edit]

Pre-season friendlies[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result Scorers Attendance
11 July 2009 FC Erdal Hallien 04 A 11 – 0 Mellor 7', Brown 24', 32', 45', Mayor 52', 63', Nicholson 65', Parkin 74', 88', Trotman 77', Hawley 85' N/A
14 July 2009 Bamber Bridge A 4 – 1 Parkin 26', Trotman 40', Trotman 40', Proctor 60', Smyth 63' 1,369
14 July 2009 Chorley A 3 – 0 Brown 54', Carter 72', Hawley 81' N/A
18 July 2009 Tranmere Rovers A 2 – 1 Parkin 19', 50' 1,775
21 July 2009 Wrexham A 1 – 1 Chaplow 60' 1,022
25 July 2009 Stoke City H 2 – 1 Mellor 33', 44' 3,121
28 July 2009 Wigan Athletic H 1 – 4 Mellor 86' 3,645
1 August 2009 Hibernian A 3 – 1 Mellor 46', Brown 69', 81' 6,557

Championship[edit]

Date Opponents H / A Result Scorers Attendance
8 August 2009 Bristol City H 2 – 2 Parkin 82', Davidson 90+6' 13,025
15 August 2009 Doncaster Rovers A 0 – 0 Brown 28', 10,070
18 August 2009 Barnsley A 3 – 0 Parry 11', Mellor 32', Parkin 72' 11,850
22 August 2009 Peterborough United H 2 – 0 Mellor 8', Jones 30' 11,549
29 August 2009 Ipswich Town A 1 – 1 Wallace 12' 19,454
12 September 2009 Swansea City H 2 – 0 Mellor 27', Elliott 89' 12,854
15 September 2009 Scunthorpe United A 1 – 3 Parkin 58' 5,383
19 September 2009 Coventry City H 3 – 2 Brown (2) 50', 68', Mellor 55', 11,230
26 September 2009 Leicester City A 2 – 1 Mellor 41', Chaplow 66' 20,623
29 September 2009 Reading H 1 – 2 Parkin85' 10,987
3 October 2009 West Bromwich Albion H 0 – 0 12,489
17 October 2009 QPR A 0 – 4 12,810
20 October 2009 Sheffield Wednesday A 2 – 1 Mellor 20', Parkin 55' 20,882
24 October 2009 Middlesbrough H 2 – 2 Parry 61', Jones 90' 16,116
31 October 2009 Crystal Palace H 1 – 1 Wallace 35' 12,558

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents H / A Result Scorers Attendance
Third Round January 2010 TBC TBC TBC TBC TBC

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponents H / A Result Scorers Attendance
First Round 11 August 2009 Morecambe H 5 – 1 Brown 33', Elliott 45', Nicholson 57', Trotman 69', Mellor 90' 5,407
Second Round 25 August 2009 Leicester City H 2 – 1 Brown (2) 14', 65' 6,977
Third Round 23 September 2009 Tottenham Hotspur H 1 – 5 Brown 83' 16,533

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Player Previous Club Cost
3 August 2009 Wales Paul Parry Cardiff City Undisclosed[2]
6 August 2009 Republic of Macedonia Veliče Šumulikoski Ipswich Town Undisclosed[3]
1 September 2009 Scotland Neill Collins Wolverhampton Wanderers On loan until January 2010[4]
1 February 2010 Republic of Ireland Keith Treacy Blackburn Rovers Undisclosed
1 February 2010 Scotland Paul Coutts Peterborough United Undisclosed
Total
Around £650-700k

Out[edit]

Date Player New Club Cost
13 May 2009 England Andrew Murphy Chester City Free Transfer [5]
2 July 2009 England Chris Neal Shrewsbury Town Nominal Fee [6]
20 July 2009 England Paul McKenna Nottingham Forest £750,000 [7]
24 July 2009 England Simon Whaley Norwich City Undisclosed [8]
3 August 2009 England Karl Hawley Notts County Undisclosed [9]
Total
Around £1,000,000

Loaned out[edit]

Date Player Club Return Date
21 August 2009 England Neal Trotman Southampton January 2010[10]
1 September 2009 England Adam Barton Crawley Town 29 September 2010[11]
1 September 2009 England Dominic Collins Crawley Town 29 September 2010[12]
15 September 2009 Republic of Ireland Sean St Ledger Middlesbrough 15 December 2009[13]

Player statistics[edit]

No. Pos. Nationality Player FLC FA CC Total Goal Ast Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
1 GK England England Lonergan, AndrewAndrew Lonergan 5 0 3 7 0 0 1 0
2 DF Scotland Scotland Hart, MichaelMichael Hart 1 0 3 3 0 1 0 0
3 DF Scotland Scotland Davidson, CallumCallum Davidson 5 0 0 5 1 0 2 1
4 MF England England Chaplow, RichardRichard Chaplow 4 0 2 5 0 0 1 0
5 DF France France Mawene, YoulYoul Mawene 2 0 2 3 0 0 2 0
7 MF England England Sedgwick, ChrisChris Sedgwick 4 0 2 6 0 1 0 0
8 MF Republic of Macedonia Macedonia Šumulikoski, VeličeVeliče Šumulikoski 3 0 2 4 0 2 0 0
9 FW England England Brown, ChrisChris Brown 5 0 3 7 4 0 0 0
10 MF Scotland Scotland Nicholson, BarryBarry Nicholson 3 0 1 4 1 1 1 0
11 MF England England Carter, DarrenDarren Carter 3 0 3 5 0 0 1 0
12 DF Republic of Ireland Ireland St Ledger, SeanSean St Ledger 5 0 1 6 0 0 1 0
14 DF England England Chilvers, LiamLiam Chilvers 4 0 3 6 0 0 1 0
17 MF Wales Wales Parry, PaulPaul Parry 5 0 2 7 1 1 0 0
19 DF England England Jones, BillyBilly Jones 5 0 2 6 1 2 0 0
21 DF England England Trotman, NealNeal Trotman 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
22 GK Republic of Ireland Ireland Henderson, WayneWayne Henderson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 MF Scotland Scotland Wallace, RossRoss Wallace 5 0 2 6 1 3 1 0
26 FW England England Parkin, JonJon Parkin 5 0 1 5 2 0 0 0
27 DF Republic of Ireland Ireland Nolan, EddieEddie Nolan 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 0
29 FW Republic of Ireland Ireland Elliott, StephenStephen Elliott 1 0 3 3 1 0 0 0
33 FW England England Mellor, NeilNeil Mellor 3 0 3 5 3 1 0 0
40 MF England England Barton, AdamAdam Barton 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
No. Pos. Nationality Player PL FA CC Total Goal Ast Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
  • Last Update: 30 August 2009
  • Data includes all competitions
  • Substitution appearances included as full
  • FLC – Football League Championship
  • FA – FA Cup
  • CC – Carling Cup
  • Ast – Assists

Top scorer[edit]

As of 29 August 2009

P. Player Position Championship FA Cup League Cup Total
1 England Jon Parkin Forward 10 3 0 13
2 England Neil Mellor Forward 10 0 1 11
3 England Chris Brown Forward 6 1 4 11
4 Scotland Ross Wallace Midfielder 7 0 0 7
5 Scotland Callum Davidson Defender 5 0 0 5
6 England Billy Jones Defender 4 0 0 4

Championship results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground H A A H A H A H A H H A A H H A H A
Result D D W W D W L W W L D L W D D L L D
Position 6 11 6 4 6 4 4 4 3 3 5 6 6 9 9 11 12 13

Season 2009–10 long-term injury list[edit]

Date Injured Player Injury Return Date

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/eng_div_1/table/default.stm
  2. ^ "North End Clinch Parry Signing". Preston North End F.C. Official Website. 3 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "PNE Complete Shumi Signing". Preston North End F.C. Official Website. 6 August 2009. 
  4. ^ "Loan Wolf Collins Signs in". Preston North End F.C. Official Website. 1 September 2009. 
  5. ^ "Five Development Players Released". Preston North End F.C. Official Website. 13 May 2009. 
  6. ^ "Keeper Neal signs for Shrewsbury". BBC SPORT. 2 July 2009. 
  7. ^ "Forest snap up Gunter and Mckenna". BBC SPORT. 20 July 2009. 
  8. ^ "Double swoop for City". Norwich City F.C. Official Website. 24 July 2009. 
  9. ^ "Hawley Joins Magpies". Preston North End F.C. Official Website. 3 August 2009. 
  10. ^ "Trotman Joins Saints". Sky Sports Official Website. 21 August 2009. 
  11. ^ "Barton And Collins Loaned Out". Preston North End F.C. Official Website. 1 September 2009. 
  12. ^ "Barton And Collins Loaned Out". Preston North End F.C. Official Website. 1 September 2009. 
  13. ^ "St Ledger completes Boro switch". BBC Sport. 15 September 2009. 

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