2011–12 Airdrie United F.C. season

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Airdrie United
2011–12 season
Chairman Jim Ballantyne
Manager Jimmy Boyle
Stadium Excelsior Stadium
Scottish Second Division Fourth place
Challenge Cup First round lost to Livingston
League Cup Third round, lost to Dundee United
Scottish Cup Fourth round, lost to Dundee United
Top goalscorer League:
Ryan Donnelly (21)
All:
Ryan Donnelly (27)
Highest home attendance 1,368 vs. Albion Rovers, 10 September 2011
Lowest home attendance 621 vs. Forfar Athletic, 17 March 2012

The 2011–12 season will be Airdrie United's second consecutive season in the Scottish Second Division, having been relegated from the Scottish First Division at the end of the 2009–10 season.[1] They will also compete in the Challenge Cup, League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

Summary[edit]

Airdrie finished fourth in the Second Division,[2] entering the play-offs losing 6–2 to Dumbarton on aggregate in the final and remained in the Second Division.[3] They reached the first round of the Challenge Cup,[4] the third round of the League Cup[5] and the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.[6]

Results & fixtures[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss       Postponed

Second Division[edit]

First Division Play-offs[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Challenge Cup[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Squad[edit]

Last updated 26 May 2012 [7]
No. Nat Pos Player Total Second Division Scottish Cup League Cup Other[a]
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Scotland GK Andrew Duncan 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Ireland GK Paul McKane 13 0 9 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
Scotland GK Connor Fairley 14 0 12 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland GK Grant Adam 18 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Scotland DF Jamie Bain 44 4 34 2 2 0 3 1 5 1
Scotland DF Graeme Goodall 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Cameron MacDonald 16 1 14 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland DF Ewan McNeil 9 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland DF Kevin Green 7 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Northern Ireland DF Craig Hill 7 2 7 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Scotland DF David Lilley 40 0 31 0 2 0 3 0 4 0
Scotland DF Paul Lovering 35 8 27 6 2 2 2 0 4 0
Scotland DF Christopher Malone 9 0 6 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
Scotland DF Kieran Stallard 41 0 31 0 2 0 3 0 5 0
Scotland DF Ricki Lamie 12 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland MF Nathan Blockley 30 2 23 2 1 0 1 0 5 0
Scotland MF Rhys Devlin 18 0 15 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
Scotland MF Phil Johnston 17 2 13 2 2 0 2 0 0 0
Scotland MF Fraser Keast 18 0 14 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
Scotland MF Sean Lynch 37 6 29 6 2 0 2 0 4 0
Scotland MF Willie McLaren 28 10 23 8 2 1 0 0 3 1
England MF Graeme Owens 24 4 20 2 1 0 3 2 0 0
Scotland MF Jamie Stevenson 39 8 31 5 2 3 2 0 4 0
Scotland MF Alistair Woodburn 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland MF Liam Watt 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW John Boyle 34 9 27 6 1 3 2 0 4 0
Scotland FW Danny Burns 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Ryan Donnelly 43 27 33 21 2 3 3 3 5 0
Scotland FW Derek Holmes 42 9 32 4 2 1 3 1 5 3
Scotland FW Scott Morton 11 1 9 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
Scotland FW Scott Sally 13 1 11 1 0 0 1 0 1 0
a. ^ Includes other competitive competitions, including the play-offs and the 2011–12 Scottish Challenge Cup.

Disciplinary record[edit]

Includes all competitive matches.

Last updated 26 May 2012
Nation Position Name Second Division Scottish Cup League Cup Challenge Cup Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
Scotland GK Andrew Duncan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Ireland GK Paul McKane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland GK Connor Fairley 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland GK Grant Adam 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Scotland DF Jamie Bain 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1
Scotland DF Graeme Goodall 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Cameron MacDonald 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Scotland DF Ewan McNeil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Kevin Green 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Northern Ireland DF Craig Hill 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland DF David Lilley 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 2
Scotland DF Paul Lovering 14 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 18 1
Scotland DF Christopher Malone 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
Scotland DF Kieran Stallard 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
Scotland DF Ricki Lamie 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Scotland MF Nathan Blockley 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
Scotland MF Rhys Devlin 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 1
Scotland MF Phil Johnston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Fraser Keast 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Sean Lynch 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 2
Scotland MF Willie McLaren 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1
England MF Graeme Owens 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
Scotland MF Jamie Stevenson 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Scotland MF Alistair Woodburn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Liam Watt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW John Boyle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Danny Burns 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Ryan Donnelly 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 8 1
Scotland FW Derek Holmes 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland FW Scott Morton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland FW Scott Sally 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Awards[edit]

Last updated 26 May 2012
Nation Name Award Month
Scotland Ryan Donnelly[8] Ginger Boot Winner October
Scotland Ryan Donnelly[9] Young Player of the Month November
Scotland Jimmy Boyle[10] Second Division Manager of the Month March
Scotland Jimmy Boyle[11] April Second Division Manager of the Month
Scotland Ryan Donnelly[12] Second Division Player of the Year IRN-BRU SFL End of Season Awards

Team statistics[edit]

League Table[edit]

Team
Pld W D L F A GD Pts
1 Cowdenbeath 36 20 11 5 68 29 39 71
2 Arbroath 36 17 12 7 76 51 25 63
3 Dumbarton 36 17 7 12 61 61 0 58
4 Airdrie United 36 14 10 12 68 60 8 52
5 Stenhousemuir 36 15 6 15 54 49 5 51
6 East Fife 36 14 6 16 55 57 -2 48
7 Forfar Athletic 36 11 9 16 59 72 -13 42
8 Brechin City 36 10 11 15 47 62 -15 41
9 Albion Rovers 36 10 7 19 43 66 -23 37
10 Stirling Albion 36 9 7 20 46 70 -24 34
Promotion to the First Division Last updated: 00:01, 7 May 2012 (UTC)
Qualification to the First Division Play-offs
Qualification to the Second Division Play-offs
Relegation to the Third Division


Transfers[edit]

References[edit]

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