2010–11 Sheffield Wednesday F.C. season

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Sheffield Wednesday
2010–11 season
Chairman Milan Mandarić
Manager Gary Megson
Ground Hillsborough Stadium
Football League One 15th
FA Cup 5th Round
League Cup 2nd Round
Football League Trophy Northern Area semi-finals
Top goalscorer League: Mellor (13)
All: Mellor (19)
Highest home attendance 23,081 (League)
Lowest home attendance 7,390 (League Cup)
Average home league attendance League: 19087
All: 16379
Home colours
Away colours

This season is Sheffield Wednesday's first season in the third tier of English football since 2005 and 109th season in the Football League.

Events[edit]

  • 7 August 2010 - Sheffield Wednesday start their season with a comfortable home win over Dagenham and Redbridge football club at Hillsborough.
  • 10 August 2010 - Sheffield Wednesday progress to the second round of the League Cup after beating Bury 1-0 at Hillsborough. The game was watched by 7,390 fans.
  • 11 August 2010 - Sheffield Wednesday have 28 days left in order to pay £550,000 debt before potentially going into administration.
  • 24 August 2010 - Sheffield Wednesday are knocked out of the League Cup after a 4-2 loss at Scunthorpe United.
  • 9 November 2010 - Not only are Wednesday facing a winding-up order over £600,000 of unpaid PAYE tax, due 17 November 2010, but also face a similar order over a £300,000 VAT bill, due to be heard 1 December 2010.[1]
  • 17 November 2010 - High court judge gives the club 28 days to find new owners and pay off their tax debt.[2]
  • 29 November 2010 - Milan Mandaric's UK Football Investments has bought the club for £7,000,001 pending shareholder approval. The deal would settle the club's £23 million debt with the Co-Operative Bank with a £7 million payment. An Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders has been called for 14 December 2010.[3]
  • 30 November 2010 - Wednesday are knocked out of the Football League Trophy after a 3-1 loss at Carlisle United.

Squad stats[edit]

Total Football League One FA Cup Football League Cup Football League Trophy
No.
P
Nat.
Name
Sts
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
1 GK England Weaver 29 29 21 2 2 4


2 DF England Spurr 23 23 1 18 2 1 1 2


3 DF England Buxton 18 18 1 16 1 2


4 DF England Purse 28 28 1 21 2 1 4 1


5 DF England Hinds 1 1 1


7 ST England Tudgay 16 22 4 17 2 1 1 1 3 1


8 MF England Miller 17 22 6 17 4 2 2 3


9 ST Republic of Ireland Heffernan 3 15 1 10 1 1 2 2


10 MF England Coke 17 21 4 15 3 2 1 1 3


11 DF England Jones 14 20 14 1 2 3


13 GK England O'Donnell


14 MF Republic of Ireland Potter 22 25 2 19 2 1 2 3


15 DF England Beevers 27 38 20 12 2 4


17 MF Republic of Ireland O'Connor 15 23 4 17 2 1 2 3 2


19 MF England Boden


21 MF Scotland Teale 24 27 3 20 1 2 1 2 3 1


23 MF Jamaica Johnson 6 10 2 8 2 1 1


24 MF England Sedgwick 19 24 1 17 1 2 1 4


25 GK England Jameson 1 1 1


28 ST England Modest


29 MF England Palmer 1 5 4 1


30 ST Republic of Ireland Morrison 22 28 7 21 5 2 2 1 4


33 ST England Mellor 17 26 12 18 6 2 1 2 1 4 4


35 MF Zimbabwe Nyoni


36 DF England Otsemobor 10 12 6 1 2 3


Last updated: 3 January 2011
Source: Sheffield Wednesday F.C.
Ordered by number
0 shown as blank

Scorers[edit]

As of games played 3 January 2011

Matches[edit]

League One[edit]

Sheffield Wednesday's 2010/11 fixtures:

Date Opponents Venue Res. Scorers Att. Notes League Position
7 August 2010 Dagenham & Redbridge Hillsborough Stadium 2 - 0 Doe (OG), Clinton Morrison 23,081 - 3rd
14 August 2010 Colchester United Colchester Community Stadium 1 - 1 Neil Mellor 6,011 - 4th
21 August 2010 Brighton & Hove Albion Hillsborough Stadium 1 - 0 Giles Coke 18,674 - 4th
28 August 2010 Hartlepool United Victoria Park 5 - 0 Paul Murray (OG), Giles Coke, Neil Mellor, Marcus Tudgay, Clinton Morrison 4,084 - 1st
5 September 2010 Brentford Griffin Park 0 - 1 - 5,396 - 1st
11 September 2010 Carlisle United Hillsborough Stadium 0 - 1 - 20,282 - 8th
18 September 2010 Plymouth Argyle Home Park 2 - 3 James O'Connor, Tommy Miller 7,916 - 11th
25 September 2010 Southampton Hillsborough Stadium 0 - 1 - 18,198 - 14th
28 September 2010 Oldham Athletic Hillsborough Stadium 0 - 0 - 16,609 - 16th
2 October 2010 Notts County Meadow Lane 2 - 0 Marcus Tudgay, Darren Potter 11,355 - 10th
9 October 2010 Leyton Orient Hillsborough Stadium 1 - 0 Lewis Buxton 17,445 - 5th
16 October 2010 Yeovil Town Huish Park 2 - 0 Jermaine Johnson, Tommy Miller 5,927 - 4th
23 October 2010 Bournemouth Hillsborough Stadium 1 - 1 Neil Mellor 17,868 - 4th
30 October 2010 Charlton Athletic The Valley 0 - 1 - 17,365 - 7th
2 November 2010 Huddersfield Town Hillsborough Stadium 0 - 2 - 20,540 - 11th
13 November 2010 Rochdale Hillsborough Stadium 2 - 0 Giles Coke, Clinton Morrison 16,520 - 10th
20 November 2010 Milton Keynes Dons Stadium:mk 4 - 1 Neil Mellor 3, Luke Chadwick (OG) 10,552 - 6th
23 November 2010 Walsall Hillsborough Stadium 3 - 0 Darren Potter, Mark Beevers, Clinton Morrison 15,228 - 4th
4 December 2010 Swindon Town County Ground 1 - 2 Clinton Morrison 9,123 - 5th
11 December 2010 Bristol Rovers Hillsborough Stadium 6 - 2 Chris Sedgwick, Tommy Miller, Gary Teale, Jermaine Johnson, James O'Connor, Paul Heffernan 19,242 - 2nd
18 December 2010 Exeter City St James Park 1 - 5 Tommy Miller 5,524 - 5th
3 January 2011 Huddersfield Town Galpharm Stadium 0 - 1 - 17,024 - 7th
15 January 2011 Charlton Athletic Hillsborough Stadium 2 - 2 Paul Heffernan, Reda Johnson 19,051 - 9th
22 January 2011 Leyton Orient Brisbane Road 0 - 4 - 6,449 - 11th
25 January 2011 Yeovil Town Hillsborough Stadium 2 - 2 Gary Madine, Reda Johnson 16,618 - 11th
1 February 2011 Peterborough United London Road Stadium 3 - 5 Jermaine Johnson, Gary Madine, Chris Sedgwick 6,480 - 12th
5 February 2011 Milton Keynes Dons Hillsborough Stadium 2 - 2 Neil Mellor, Clinton Morrison 17,631 - 12th
12 February 2011 Rochdale Spotland Stadium 1 - 2 Gary Madine 6,154 - 14th
15 February 2011 Tranmere Rovers Prenton Park 0 - 3 - 5,941 - 16th
19 February 2011 Brentford Hillsborough Stadium TBP TBA TBA Clash with FA Cup 5th round tie TBA
22 February 2011 Bournemouth Dean Court TBP TBA TBA - TBA
26 February 2011 Carlisle United Brunton Park TBP TBA TBA - TBA
5 March 2011 Plymouth Argyle Hillsborough Stadium TBP TBA TBA - TBA
8 March 2011 Oldham Athletic Boundary Park TBP TBA TBA - TBA
12 March 2011 Notts County Hillsborough Stadium TBP TBA TBA - TBA
15 March 2011 Peterborough United Hillsborough Stadium TBP TBA TBA - TBA
19 March 2011 Southampton St Mary's Stadium 2-0 TBA TBA - TBA
22 March 2011 Tranmere Rovers Hillsborough Stadium TBP TBA TBA - TBA
26 March 2011 Dagenham & Redbridge Victoria Road TBP TBA TBA - TBA
2 April 2011 Colchester United Hillsborough Stadium TBP TBA TBA - TBA
9 April 2011 Brighton & Hove Albion Withdean Stadium TBP TBA TBA - TBA
16 April 2011 Hartlepool United Hillsborough Stadium TBP TBA TBA - TBA
23 April 2011 Walsall Bescot Stadium TBP TBA TBA - TBA
25 April 2011 Swindon Town Hillsborough Stadium TBP TBA TBA - TBA
30 April 2011 Bristol Rovers Memorial Stadium TBP TBA TBA - TBA
7 May 2011 Exeter City Hillsborough Stadium TBP TBA TBA - TBA

FA Cup[edit]

Sheffield Wednesday's 2010/11 FA Cup fixtures:

Date Opponents Venue Res. Scorers Att. Notes
7 November 2010 Southport Haig Avenue 5 - 2 Gary Teale, Neil Mellor, Clinton Morrison 2, Tommy Spurr 4,490 1st Round
27 November 2010 Northampton Town Hillsborough Stadium 3 - 2 Mark Beevers, Tommy Miller 2 8,932 2nd Round
8 January 2011 Bristol City Ashton Gate Stadium 3 - 0 Gary Teale, Neil Mellor, Clinton Morrison 11,387 3rd Round
29 January 2011 Hereford United Hillsborough Stadium 4 - 1 Darren Potter, Clinton Morrison (2), Jermaine Johnson 16,578 4th Round
19 February 2011 Birmingham City St Andrew's 0 - 3 - 14,607 5th Round

League Cup[edit]

Sheffield Wednesday's 2010–11 League Cup fixtures:

Date Opponents Venue Res. Scorers Att. Notes
10 August 2010 Bury Hillsborough Stadium 1 - 0 Giles Coke 7,390 Round 1
24 August 2010 Scunthorpe United Glanford Park 2 - 4 Marcus Tudgay pen, Neil Mellor 4,680 Round 2

Football League Trophy[edit]

Sheffield Wednesday's 2010–11 Football League Trophy fixtures:

Date Opponents Venue Res. Scorers Att. Notes
1 September 2010 Notts County Hillsborough Stadium 2 - 1 James O'Connor (2) 10,551 First Round - Northern Section (North East)
6 October 2010 Chesterfield Hillsborough Stadium 2 - 2 (8-7 pens) Neil Mellor, Marcus Tudgay 15,003 Second Round - Northern Section
10 November 2010 Hartlepool United Hillsborough Stadium 4 - 1 Neil Mellor 3, Gary Teale 10,909 Area quarter-finals - Northern Section
30 November 2010 Carlisle United Brunton Park 1 - 3 Darren Purse 3,149 Area semi-finals - Northern Section

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], BBC Sport retrieved 10 November 2010.
  2. ^ [2], BBC Sport retrieved 22 November 2010.
  3. ^ [3], BBC Sport retrieved 1 December 2010.

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