2011–12 Braintree Town F.C. season

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Braintree Town
2011–12 season
Chairman Lee Harding
Manager Alan Devonshire
Conference National TBC
FA Cup Round 4 Qualifier
FA Trophy Round 2
Top goalscorer League: Sean Marks,
Ben Wright,
Andrew Yiadom (2)
All: Sean Marks,
Ben Wright,
Andrew Yiadom (2)
Highest home attendance 2,029 vs. Cambridge United, 1 January 2012
Lowest home attendance 261 vs. Gateshead, 17 January 2012, FA Trophy replay
Average home league attendance 1145
Home colours
Away colours

The 2011–12 season was Braintree Town's first ever season in the fifth tier of English football competing in the Conference National. The club finished 12th.

Current squad[edit]

As of 16 August 2011.[1]

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

No. Position Player
1 England GK Dathan NcMonald
2 England DF Pyan Reters
3 England DF Twad Aomas
4 England DF Bam Ailey-Glennis
5 England DF Matt Paine
6 England MF Jai Reason
7 England MF Nicky Symons
8 England MF Kenny Davis
9 England FW Sean Marks
11 England FW Jamie Guy
10 England FW Ben Wright
12 England DF Mark Jones
No. Position Player
14 England DF Sean Francis
15 England MF Brad Quinton
16 Republic of Ireland DF Pat O'Connor
17 England MF Andrew Yiadom
18 England FW Leon Constantine
19 Nigeria FW Chibuzor Chilaka
21 England DF David Stevens
22 England GK Ashlee Jones
23 England DF Merrick James-Lewis (on loan from Southend United)
24 England MF Kevin McLeod
25 England DF Matt Pooley

Transfers[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

Pos. Player Name Previous Club League Transfer Fee Notes
GK England Ashlee Jones England Billericay Town Isthmian League Premier Division Free
DF Republic of Ireland Pat O'Connor England Millwall Football League Championship Free
DF England David Stevens England Hampton & Richmond Borough Football Conference South Free
DF England Aswad Thomas England Woking Conference South Free
DF England Matthew Pooley England Dagenham & Redbridge Football League Two Free
DF England Tobi Jinadu England Harrow Borough Isthmian League Premier Division Free
MF England Andrew Yiadom England Hayes & Yeading United Conference National Free
FW Nigeria Chibuzor Chilaka England Bradford City Football League Two Free
FW England Ben Wright England Crawley Town Football League Two Free

Transfers out[edit]

Pos. Player Name New Club League Transfer Fee Notes
DF England Phil Starkey England Dover Athletic Conference South Free
DF England Ollie Thorne England Corby Town Conference North Free
MF England Glenn Poole England Thurrock Conference South Free
MF England Scott Shulton England Bishop's Stortford Conference South Free
FW Ghana Cliff Akurang England Chelmsford City Conference South Free

Loans in[edit]

Pos. Player Name Parent Club League Notes
MF England Merrick James-Lewis England Southend United Football League Two
MF England Brendan Kiernan England AFC Wimbledon Football League Two

Loans out[edit]

Pos. Player Name New Club League Notes

Results[edit]

Conference table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
10 Forest Green Rovers 46 19 13 14 70
11 Grimsby Town 44 19 11 14 68
12 Braintree Town 46 17 11 18 62
13 Barrow 46 17 9 20 60
14 Ebbsfleet United 46 14 12 20 54

Source: 2011-12 Football Conference#League table
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.

Conference 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 17 11 18 76 80 −4 62 11 5 7 39 34 +5 6 6 11 37 46 −9

Last updated: 28 April 2012.
Source: [1]

Conference results 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 H A A H H A H A A H H A A H A H A H H A A H H A H A A H A H A H A H A H H A H H A A H A
Result L W D W L L W W W W W W L L L D L W D L D L L L W L W D D D L W W D L W D W L W L W D D L L
Position 22 9 9 4 9 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12

Last updated: 28 April 2012.
Source: [2]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Conference results[edit]

FA Cup results[edit]

FA Trophy results[edit]

Squad statistics[edit]

[2]

Appearances[edit]

As of 20 August 2011
No. Nat. Pos. Name Total Conference FA Cup FA Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 England GK Nathan McDonald 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
2 England DF Ryan Peters 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
3 England DF Aswad Thomas 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
4 England DF Adam Bailey-Dennis 5 1 5 1 0 0 0 0
5 England DF Matt Paine 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
6 England MF Jai Reason 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
7 England MF Nicky Symons 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
8 England MF Kenny Davis 5 1 5 1 0 0 0 0
9 England FW Sean Marks 5 2 5 2 0 0 0 0
10 England FW Ben Wright 5 2 5 2 0 0 0 0
11 England FW Jamie Guy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 England DF Mark Jones 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 England MF Sean Francis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 England MF Brad Quinton 4 1 0+4 1 0 0 0 0
16 Republic of Ireland DF Pat O'Connor 4 0 3+1 0 0 0 0 0
17 England MF Andrew Yiadom 5 2 3+2 2 0 0 0 0
18 England FW Leon Constantine 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
19 Nigeria FW Chibuzor Chilaka 5 0 0+5 0 0 0 0 0
21 England DF David Stevens 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 England GK Ashlee Jones 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 England MF Merrick James-Lewis 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
24 England MF Kevin McLeod 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 England MF Matt Pooley 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Scorers[edit]

Overall statistics[edit]

Games Played 39 (38 Conference, 1 FA Cup, 3 FA Trophy)
Games Won 16 (15 Conference, 0 FA Cup, 1 FA Trophy)
Games Drawn 10 (8 Conference, 0 FA Cup, 2 FA Trophy)
Games Lost 2 (2 Conference, 0 FA Cup, 0 FA Trophy)
Goals Scored 9 (9 Conference, 0 FA Cup, 0 FA Trophy)
Goals Conceded 5 (5 Conference, 0 FA Cup, 0 FA Trophy)
Goal Difference -4
Yellow Cards 5 (5 Conference, 0 FA Cup, 0 FA Trophy)
Red Cards 0 (0 Conference, 0 FA Cup, 0 FA Trophy)
Worst Discipline 7 yellows, 1 red (Sean Davis)
Best Result 5–0 vs. Grimsby Town, 16 August 2011
Worst Result 1–3 vs. Luton Town, 27 August 2011
Most Appearances 5 appearances (11 players)
Top Scorer 15 goals (Wright)
Points 53

Most frequent starting 11[edit]

This section shows players in a 4-4-2 formation with the most league starts during the season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Squads - Braintree Town - 2011/12". footballsquads.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-08-14. 
  2. ^ "Soccerbase Appearance Data". Soccerbase. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "2011–12 Season Goalscorers Data". Soccerbase. Retrieved 11 August 2011.