2010–11 Partick Thistle F.C. season

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Partick Thistle
2010–11 season
Chairman David Beattie
Manager Ian McCall
Jackie McNamara
Stadium Firhill Stadium
Scottish First Division Fifth place
Challenge Cup Semi-final, lost to Ross County
League Cup Second round, lost to Falkirk
Scottish Cup Fifth round, lost to St. Johnstone
Top goalscorer League:
Doolan (16)
All:
Doolan (20)
Highest home attendance 2,801vs. Dundee, 14 August 2010
Lowest home attendance 1,001vs. Queen of the South, 8 March 2011
Average home league attendance 2,024[1]
Home colours
Away colours

The 2010–11 season was Partick Thistle's fifth consecutive season in the Scottish First Division, having been promoted from the Scottish Second Division at the end of the 2005–06 season.[2] Partick Thistle also competed in the Challenge Cup, League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

Summary[edit]

Partick Thistle finished fifth in the First Division.[3] They reached the Semi-final of the Scottish Challenge Cup,[4] the second round of the League Cup[5] and the fifth round of the Scottish Cup.[6]

Management[edit]

Partick began the 2010–11 season under the management of Ian McCall. On 15 April 2011, McCall resigned as manager,[7] with defender Jackie McNamara being appointed as caretaker manager.[8] McNamara was appointed on a permanent basis at the end of the season, on a rolling one year contract.[9]

Results and fixtures[edit]

[10][11][12][13]      Win       Draw       Loss

Scottish First Division[edit]

Scottish Challenge Cup[edit]

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
England GK Bryn Halliwell
Scotland GK Craig Hinchcliffe
Scotland GK Scott Fox
Scotland DF Alan Archibald
Scotland DF Patrick Boyle
Scotland DF William Kinniburgh
Scotland DF Ian Maxwell
Australia DF Ryan McGowan (on loan from Heart of Midlothian)
England DF Conrad Balatoni (on loan from Heart of Midlothian)
Scotland DF Paul Paton
Scotland DF John Robertson
Scotland MF Paul Cairney
Scotland MF Simon Donnelly
No. Position Player
Scotland MF Chris Erskine
Scotland MF Sean Wright
Scotland MF Bryan Hodge
Scotland MF Ryan MacBeth
Scotland MF Jackie McNamara
Scotland MF David Rowson
Scotland MF Iain Flannigan
Scotland MF Jamie Campbell
Scotland FW Kris Doolan
Scotland FW Martin Grehan
Northern Ireland FW Tommy Stewart

Team statistics[edit]

League Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Dunfermline Athletic (C) (P) 36 20 10 6 66 31 +35 70 Promotion to 2011–12 Scottish Premier League
2 Raith Rovers 36 17 9 10 47 35 +12 60
3 Falkirk 36 17 7 12 57 41 +16 58
4 Queen of the South 36 14 7 15 54 53 +1 49
5 Partick Thistle 36 12 11 13 44 39 +5 47
6 Dundee 36 19 12 5 54 34 +20 044*
7 Greenock Morton 36 11 10 15 39 43 −4 43
8 Ross County 36 9 14 13 30 34 −4 41
9 Cowdenbeath (R) 36 9 8 19 41 72 −31 35 Qualification to Scottish First Division Playoffs
10 Stirling Albion (R) 36 4 8 24 32 82 −50 20 Relegation to Scottish Second Division

Updated to games played on 7 May.
Source: [14]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
* Dundee were deducted 25 points for entering administration. The deduction was temporarily lifted pending an appeal by the club, however the appeal failed and the deduction was reinstated.[15]
(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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010–11 First Division". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Scottish Football League 2005/06". Scottish Football League. Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "2010/11 Scottish Division One Table / Standings". ESPN. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Ross County 2–2 Partick Thistle (4–3 pen)". BBC Sport. BBC. 10 October 2010. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Partick Thistle 0–1 Falkirk". Scottish Football League. 24 August 2010. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "St. Johnstone F.C. v Partick Thistle F.C.". Scottish Football Association. 9 February 2011. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "Ian McCall quits as Partick Thistle manager". The Scotsman. Johnston Press. 15 April 2011. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "Ian McCall quits as Partick Thistle manager". BBC Sport. BBC. 15 April 2011. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "Jackie McNamara is appointed Partick Thistle manager". BBC Sport. BBC. 12 May 2011. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  10. ^ "Partick Thistle's results from season 2010/2011". Partick Mad. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  11. ^ "IRN BRU First Division Results 2010–2011". Scottish Football League. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  12. ^ "Ramsdens Cup Results 2010-2011". Scottish Football League. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  13. ^ "The Scottish Communities League Cup Results 2010-2011". Scottish Football League. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  14. ^ "2010/11 Scottish Division One Table / Table". ESPN Soccernet. ESPN. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  15. ^ "Dundee fail to overturn 25-point penalty". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 17 December 2010. Retrieved 17 December 2010. 

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