2010–11 Bristol Rovers F.C. season

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Bristol Rovers
2010–11 season
Chairman England Nick Higgs
Manager England Paul Trollope
(until 15 December 2010)
Northern Ireland Darren Patterson
(caretaker manager)
England Dave Penney
(from 10 January 2011)
League One 22nd (Relegated)
FA Cup First Round (Eliminated by Darlington
League Cup First Round (Eliminated by Oxford United)
Football League Trophy Southern Section area semi-final (Eliminated by Exeter City)
Top goalscorer League:
All:
Will Hoskins - 20
Highest home attendance 8340 (vs. Sheffield Wednesday, 30 April 2011)
Lowest home attendance 4829 (vs. Milton Keynes Dons, 2 February 2011)
Average home league attendance 6253
Home colours
Away colours

The 2010–11 season was Bristol Rovers fourth season in League One since being promoted via the League Two play-offs in 2006–07. Bristol Rovers had a poor season and were relegated. On 30 April 2011, Bristol Rovers were relegated to League Two after a 1–1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday.[1] Bristol Rovers 2010–11 season officially began on 1 July 2010 and concluded on 30 June 2011, with competitive fixtures taking place between August and May.

Season review[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 15 December 2010Bristol Rovers manager Paul Trollope is sacked by Bristol Rovers after 5 seasons in charge of the club.[2]
  • 10 January 2011Bristol Rovers appoint Dave Penney as their new manager.[3]
  • 7 March 2011Bristol Rovers sack manager Dave Penney and leaves the club languishing 23rd in the League One table, five points from safety.[4]
  • 7 March 2011Bristol Rovers sign 20-year-old Bermudan international Reggie Lambe on loan from Ipswich Town until the end of the season.[5]
  • 7 May 2011 – On 30 April 2011, Bristol Rovers were relegated to League Two after a 2–1 defeat away at Colchester United.[6]

Footaball League One[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts
20 Walsall 46 12 12 22 56 75 −19 48
21 Dagenham & Redbridge (R) 46 12 11 23 52 70 −17 47
22 Bristol Rovers (R) 46 11 12 23 48 82 -34 45
23 Plymouth Argyle (R) 46 15 7 24 54 74 −23 42
24 Swindon Town (R) 46 9 14 23 50 72 −22 41

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points; (R) = Relegated

      Champion       Runner-up       Play-off       Relegated

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 11 12 23 48 82 −34 45 6 7 10 24 35 −11 5 5 13 24 47 −23

Last updated: 2 April 2011.
Source: BRFC League One Results

Result round 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 A H A H A H A H H A A H A H A H A A A A H H A H A H H A A H A H H A H A A
Result L W D L D D W W L W L W D D L L D D L L L D L W L L L L L W L L L W L W D W W L
Position 23 13 17 19 17 17 15 13 15 9 15 9 21 22 22 22 21 22 22 23 23 24 23 22 22 23 22 23 22 22 22 19 20 20 20 20 22 22

Source: []
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Penalties awarded[edit]

Date Success? Penalty Taker Opponent Competition
18–09–10 Green tickY Northern Ireland Jeff Hughes Dagenham and Redbridge League One
11–10–10 Green tickY Northern Ireland Jeff Hughes Swindon Town F.C. League One
16–10–10 Green tickY Northern Ireland Jeff Hughes Rochdale League One
5–4–11 Green tickY Northern Ireland Jeff Hughes Bournemouth League One
30–4–11 Green tickY Northern Ireland Jeff Hughes Sheffield Wednesday League One

Season statistics[edit]

Appearances, goals and cards[edit]

As of 9 May 2011.
No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup JP Trophy Total Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
1 GK England Mikkel Andersen 19 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 22 0 1 0
1 GK England Luke Daniels 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 1 0
2 DF England Carl Regan 20 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 25 0 1 4
3 DF England Gary Sawyer 37 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 42 0 11 1
4 MF England Chris Lines 42 3 1 0 1 1 2 1 46 5 12 0
5 DF England Danny Coles 37 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 41 0 9 2
6 DF England James Tunnicliffe 25 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 27 0 1 0
7 MF England Stuart Campbell 37 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 41 0 7 0
8 FW England Will Hoskins 43 17 1 1 1 0 2 2 47 20 3 0
9 FW England John Akinde 14 0 1 0 2 0 3 0 29 0 3 0
9 FW England Rene Howe 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 1 0 0
10 FD Scotland Darryl Duffy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
11 MF Northern Ireland Jeff Hughes 42 10 1 0 1 0 2 1 46 11 6 0
13 GK England Mike Green 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 0
14 MF England Wayne Brown 24 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 27 3 2 0
15 DF Wales Byron Anthony 37 3 1 0 1 0 3 0 42 3 10 0
16 MF England Dominic Blizzard 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7 0 0 0
17 FW England Jo Kuffour 42 6 1 0 1 0 2 3 46 9 0 0
18 FW Wales Eliot Richards 13 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 17 1 0 0
19 DF England Mark Wright 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 DF England Cian Bolger 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 1
19 MF Bermuda Reggie Lambe 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0
20 MF England Charlie Reece 14 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 18 0 0 0
21 MF England Charlie Clough 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
22 MF England Harry Pell 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 2 0
23 FW Wales Ben Swallow 17 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 21 2 1 0
24 MF England Ollie Clarke 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
25 MF England George Booth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 DF England Mark Cooper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 MF England Jack McKenna 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 FW England Lamar Powell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
29 DF England Darren Jefferies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 DF Scotland David McCracken 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 1
33 MF Republic of Ireland Scott Davies 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
34 MF Democratic Republic of the Congo Jean-Paul Kalala 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 2 0
35 MF Wales Gavin Williams 19 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 2 3 0
36 GK Republic of Ireland Conrad Logan 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0
37 DF England Danny Senda 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 3 0
38 DF England Jerel Ifil 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1
42 FW Wales Ellis Harrison 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

Updated to games played on 7 May 2011.
Source: Soccerbase

Apps = Appearances made; Goals = Goals scored.

Goalscorers[edit]

No. Flag Pos Name League One League Cup FA Cup JPT Total
8 England FW Hoskins, WillWill Hoskins 17 1 0 3 Goal 21
11 England MF Hughes, JeffJeff Hughes 10 0 0 1 Goal 11
4 England MF Lines, ChrisChris Lines 3 0 1 1 Goal 5
15 Wales DF Anthony, ByronByron Anthony 3 0 0 0 Goal 3
14 England MF Brown, WayneWayne Brown 3 0 0 0 Goal 3'
23 Wales MF Swallow, BenBen Swallow 0 0 0 2 Goal 2
35 Wales FW Williams, GavinGavin Williams 0 0 0 1 Goal 2
9 England FW Howe, ReneRene Howe 1 0 0 0 Goal 1

Awards[edit]

Club awards[edit]

At the end of the season, Bristol Rovers held annual awards dinner. Rewards received were for the players and backroom staff, for instance such as Player of the Year, Young Player of the Year, Youth Player of the Year, Goal of the Season and Clubman of the Year. The event was held at The Memorial Stadium, the supporters and the supporters club were all in attendance.[7]

Player of the Year Scotland Stuart Campbell
Young Player of the Year England Harry Pell
Youth Player of the Year England Darren Jefferies
Goal of the Season Wales Ben Swallow (vs. Wycombe Wanderers, 9 November 2010)
Clubman of the Year England Keith Brookman

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Pos. Name From Fee
MF Harry Pell Charlton Athletic Free
DF Gary Sawyer Plymouth Argyle Free
FW Will Hoskins Watford Free
DF James Tunnicliffe Brighton & Hove Albion Loan
MF Wayne Brown Fulham Free
GK Mikkel Andersen Reading Loan
FW John Akinde Bristol City Loan
GK Luke Daniels West Brom Loan

Out[edit]

Pos. Name To Fee
MF Sean Rigg Port Vale Free
FW Andy Williams Yeovil Town Free
DF Steve Elliott Cheltenham Town Free
MF Mark Wright Shrewsbury Town Loan
GK Rhys Evans Southend United Free
FW Darryl Duffy Hibernian Loan
MF Ollie Clarke Gloucester City Loan
MF Charlie Clough Newport County Loan

Fixtures and results[edit]

      Won       Drawn       Lost       Postponed

Pre-season friendlies[edit]

League One[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Football League Trophy[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bristol R 1–1 Sheff Wed". BBC News. 30 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Manager Paul Trollope sacked by Bristol Rovers". BBC SPORT. 15 December 2010. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Bristol Rovers appoint Dave Penney as their new manager". BBC SPORT. 10 January 2011. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Bristol Rovers sack manager Dave Penney". BBC SPORT. 7 March 2011. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Bristol Rovers sign Reggie Lambe on loan from Ipswich". BBC SPORT. 24 March 2011. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Colchester 2–1 Bristol Rovers". BBC SPORT. 7 May 2011. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  7. ^ http://www.bristolroverssc.co.uk/news/article/1416

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