2011–12 Ross County F.C. season

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Ross County
2011–12 season
Chairman Scotland Roy MacGregor
Manager Scotland Derek Adams
Stadium Victoria Park
Scottish First Division 1st (Champions)
Challenge Cup First Round, lost to Elgin City
League Cup Third round, lost to Celtic
Scottish Cup Fifth round, lost to St. Mirren
Top goalscorer League:
Scotland Colin McMenamin (19)
All:
Scotland Colin McMenamin (20)
Highest home attendance 4,737 vs. Hamilton Academical, 28 April 2012
Lowest home attendance 2,047 vs. Livingston, 17 September 2011
Average home league attendance 2,745
Home colours
Away colours

The 2011–12 season was Ross County's fourth consecutive season in the Scottish First Division, having been promoted as champions of the Scottish Second Division at the end of 2007–08 season.[1] They also competed in the Challenge Cup, League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

Summary[edit]

Ross County finished first in the First Division[2] and were promoted to the Premier League[3] for the first time.[4] They reached the first round of the Challenge Cup,[5] the third round of the League Cup[6] and the fifth round of the Scottish Cup.[7]

Results and fixtures[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss       Postponed

Pre-season[edit]

Scottish First Division[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Scottish Challenge Cup[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Captains[edit]

No. P Name Country No. Games Notes
MF Richard Brittain  SCO 40 Club captain

Last updated: 5 May 2012
Source: Competitive match reports.
Competitive matches only
Matches started as captain only
Country: FIFA nationality; No.: Squad number; P: Position; Name: Player name; No. Games: Number of games started as captain.

Squad[edit]

Last updated 5 May 2012[8]
No. Nat Pos Player Total Scottish First Division Scottish Cup League Cup Challenge Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Scotland GK Joe Malin 1 0 0+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland GK Michael Fraser 42 0 35+0 0 3+0 0 3+0 0 1+0 0
Scotland DF Scott Boyd 41 2 33+1 2 4+0 0 3+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland DF Grant Munro 40 2 33+0 2 3+0 0 3+0 0 1+0 0
Northern Ireland DF Johnny Flynn 10 1 3+4 0 1+0 0 1+0 1 1+0 0
Scotland DF Darren McCormack 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland DF Gary Miller 43 1 35+0 1 4+0 0 2+1 0 1+0 0
Scotland DF Scott Morrison 27 1 22+1 0 3+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 1
Scotland MF Richard Brittain 41 11 33+1 9 3+0 2 3+0 0 1+0 0
Scotland MF Mark Corcoran 38 0 7+24 0 2+1 0 2+1 0 0+1 0
Scotland MF Marc Fitzpatrick 17 0 13+0 0 1+0 0 3+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland MF Rocco Quinn 32 3 16+11 3 1+2 0 2+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland MF Alex Cooper 2 0 0+0 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland MF Stuart Kettlewell 32 5 26+1 5 3+0 0 1+1 0 0+0 0
Scotland MF Russell Duncan 7 0 0+4 0 1+0 0 1+0 0 0+1 0
Scotland MF Paul Lawson 37 3 30+2 2 2+0 1 2+0 0 1+0 0
Scotland MF Iain Vigurs 34 7 26+3 5 3+0 2 1+0 0 1+0 0
Northern Ireland FW Sam Morrow 13 4 4+7 3 1+1 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland FW Steven Craig 31 6 8+17 4 3+0 1 1+1 1 1+0 0
Scotland FW Michael Gardyne 40 17 29+4 12 3+0 4 2+1 1 1+0 0
Scotland FW Garry Wood 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Republic of Ireland FW Kurtis Byrne 21 3 1+12 1 0+4 2 1+2 0 0+1 0
Scotland FW Colin McMenamin 39 20 33+0 19 2+0 0 2+1 1 1+0 0

Disciplinary record[edit]

Includes all competitive matches.

Last updated 5 May 2012
Nation Position Name Scottish First 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 Joe Malin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland GK Michael Fraser 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Scott Boyd 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Scotland DF Grant Munro 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Northern Ireland DF Johnny Flynn 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Scotland DF Darren McCormack 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Gary Miller 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 6 1
Scotland DF Scott Morrison 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Richard Brittain 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Scotland MF Mark Corcoran 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland MF Marc Fitzpatrick 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland MF Rocco Quinn 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 1
Scotland MF Alex Cooper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Stuart Kettlewell 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 1
Scotland MF Russell Duncan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Paul Lawson 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Scotland MF Iain Vigurs 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
Northern Ireland FW Sam Morrow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Steven Craig 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Scotland FW Michael Gardyne 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Scotland FW Garry Wood 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Republic of Ireland FW Kurtis Byrne 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland FW Colin McMenamin 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 8 0

Awards[edit]

Last updated 27 May 2012
Nation Name Award Month
Scotland Derek Adams[9] First Division Manager of the Month (shared) October
Scotland Grant Munro[9] Player of the Month (shared) October
Scotland Derek Adams[10] First Division Manager of the Month March
Scotland Richard Brittain[10] Player of the Month March
Scotland Colin McMenamin[11] First Division Player of the Year IRN-BRU SFL End of Season Awards
Scotland Derek Adams[11] First Division Manager of the Season IRN-BRU SFL End of Season Awards
Scotland Derek Adams[11] Phenomenal Achievement of the Season IRN-BRU SFL End of Season Awards
Scotland Ross County[11] Team of the Season IRN-BRU SFL End of Season Awards
Scotland Derek Adams[12] PFA Scotland Manager of the Year PFA Scotland Awards 2012

League Statistics[edit]

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Ross County (C) 36 22 13 1 72 32 +40 79 Promotion to the 2012–13 Scottish Premier League
2 Dundee 36 15 10 11 53 43 +10 55
3 Falkirk 36 13 13 10 53 48 +5 52
4 Hamilton Academical 36 14 7 15 55 56 −1 49
5 Livingston 36 13 9 14 56 54 +2 48
6 Partick Thistle 36 12 11 13 50 39 +11 47
7 Raith Rovers 36 11 11 14 46 49 −3 44
8 Greenock Morton 36 10 12 14 40 55 −15 42
9 Ayr United (R) 36 9 11 16 44 67 −23 38 Qualification to the Scottish First Division Play-offs
10 Queen of the South (R) 36 7 11 18 38 64 −26 32 Relegation to the Scottish Second Division

Updated to games played on 5 May 2012.
Source: BBC Sport
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.

See also[edit]

Transfers[edit]

References[edit]

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