2011–12 Bristol City F.C. season

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Bristol City
2011–12 season
Chairman Colin Sexstone
Manager Derek McInnes
Stadium Ashton Gate Stadium
Championship 20th
FA Cup 3rd Round
Football League Cup 1st Round
Top goalscorer League: Jon Stead (9)
All: Jon Stead (9)
Highest home attendance 19,003 vs. Coventry City, 9 April 2012
Lowest home attendance 7,708 vs. Swindon Town, 24 August 2011
Average home league attendance 16,018
Home colours
Away colours

League data[edit]

League table[edit]

# Team Pld W D L F A GD Pts
C Reading 46 27 8 11 69 41 +28 89
P Southampton 46 26 10 10 85 46 +39 88
3 West Ham United 46 24 14 8 81 48 +33 86
4 Birmingham City 46 20 16 10 78 51 +27 76
5 Blackpool 46 20 15 11 79 59 +20 75
6 Cardiff City 46 19 18 9 66 53 +13 75
7 Middlesbrough 46 18 16 12 52 51 +1 70
8 Hull City 46 19 11 16 47 44 +3 68
9 Leicester City 46 18 12 16 66 55 +11 66
10 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 17 15 14 52 52 +0 66
11 Watford 46 16 16 14 56 64 -8 64
12 Derby County 46 18 10 18 50 58 -8 64
13 Burnley 46 17 11 18 61 58 +3 62
14 Leeds United 46 17 10 19 65 68 -3 61
15 Ipswich Town 46 17 10 19 69 77 -8 61
16 Millwall 46 15 12 19 55 57 -2 57
17 Crystal Palace 46 13 17 16 46 51 -5 56
18 Peterborough United 46 13 11 22 67 77 -10 50
19 Nottingham Forest 46 14 8 24 48 63 -15 50
20 Bristol City 46 12 13 21 44 68 -24 49
21 Barnsley 46 13 9 24 49 74 -25 48
R Portsmouth* 46 13 11 22 50 59 -9 40
R Coventry City 46 9 13 24 41 65 -24 40
R Doncaster Rovers 46 8 12 26 43 80 -37 36

* – Portsmouth deducted ten points

Promotion to Premier League
Qualification to Championship playoffs
Relegation to League One
Last updated: 13:28, 28 April 2012 (UTC)


Squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
4 England DF Liam Fontaine
5 Wales DF Lewin Nyatanga
6 Scotland DF Louis Carey (captain)
7 England MF Marvin Elliott
8 Australia MF Neil Kilkenny
9 England FW Jon Stead
11 England MF Martyn Woolford
12 England FW Ryan Taylor
14 England MF Cole Skuse
15 England MF Bobby Reid
17 France MF Yannick Bolasie
18 Wales DF James Wilson
21 Mali DF Kalifa Cissé
22 England GK Dean Gerken
No. Position Player
23 England DF Joe Edwards (on loan to Yeovil Town)
26 Scotland DF Richard Foster
27 Ghana MF Albert Adomah
29 England DF Aaron Amadi-Holloway
31 England MF Joe Bryan
32 England GK Lewis Carey
34 Jersey FW Brett Pitman
35 Jamaica DF Damion Stewart (on loan at Notts County)
37 Scotland MF Stephen Pearson

Statistics[edit]

As of 29 April 2012
No. Nat Pos Player Total Championship FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 England GK David James 37 0 35+0 0 1+0 0 0+1 0
3 Scotland DF Jamie McAllister 13 0 11+1 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
4 England DF Liam Fontaine 25 0 25+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
5 Wales DF Lewin Nyatanga 31 0 28+1 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
6 Scotland DF Louis Carey 20 0 17+2 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
7 England MF Marvin Elliott 27 2 27+0 2 0+0 0 0+0 0
8 Australia MF Neil Kilkenny 41 1 31+8 1 1+0 0 1+0 0
9 England FW Jon Stead 25 6 16+8 6 0+0 0 0+1 0
10 England MF Hogan Ephraim 5 1 3+2 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
11 England MF Martyn Woolford 27 1 11+14 1 1+0 0 1+0 0
12 England FW Ryan Taylor 8 1 0+7 1 0+0 0 1+0 0
14 England MF Cole Skuse 38 2 36+0 2 1+0 0 1+0 0
15 England MF Bobby Reid 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
16 Scotland FW David Clarkson 5 0 0+4 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
17 Democratic Republic of the Congo MF Yannick Bolasie 23 1 7+15 1 0+1 0 0+0 0
18 Wales DF James Wilson 22 0 14+6 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
19 Wales DF Christian Ribeiro 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
20 Jamaica MF Jamal Campbell-Ryce 18 0 12+5 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
21 Mali DF Kalifa Cissé 31 2 25+6 2 0+0 0 0+0 0
22 England GK Dean Gerken 11 0 10+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
23 England DF Joe Edwards 2 0 1+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
24 England FW Marlon Jackson 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
25 England DF Danny Ball 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
26 Scotland DF Richard Foster 19 0 19+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
27 England MF Albert Adomah 46 5 38+6 5 1+0 0 0+1 0
31 England MF Joe Bryan 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
32 England GK Lewis Carey 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
34 England FW Brett Pitman 36 7 12+22 7 0+1 0 1+0 0
35 Jamaica DF Damion Stewart 3 0 3+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
36 Northern Ireland DF Ryan McGivern 30 0 25+4 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
37 Scotland MF Stephen Pearson 28 3 27+0 3 1+0 0 0+0 0
38 Israel DF Dekel Keinan 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
39 New Zealand FW Chris Wood 18 3 12+6 3 0+0 0 0+0 0
Players featured for club who have left:
Cameroon DF André Amougou 7 0 7+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England MF Sean Davis 3 0 2+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England MF Lee Johnson 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England DF Nicky Hunt 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England FW Nicky Maynard 28 8 26+1 8 1+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland DF Stephen McManus 5 0 5+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England DF Jordan Spence 11 0 9+1 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
England GK David James 39 37 38+0 36+0 1+0 1+0

Starting XI[edit]

The following players have been named in the most starting line-ups. This line-up may differ from the list of players with most appearances.
Starting Formation: 4-5-1

Captains[edit]

Number Pos Player Starts
(as captain)
07 MF Marvin Elliott 27
06 DF Louis Carey 18
04 DF Liam Fontaine 27
14 MF Cole Skuse 1

Goalscoring record[edit]

No. Po. Name Championship FA Cup League Cup Total
9 FW Jon Stead 6 0 0 9
10 FW Nicky Maynard 8 0 0 8
34 FW Brett Pitman 7 0 0 7
27 FW Albert Adomah 5 0 0 5
37 MF Stephen Pearson 3 0 0 3
39 FW Chris Wood 3 0 0 3
14 MF Cole Skuse 2 0 0 3
21 MF Kalifa Cissé 2 0 0 2
7 MF Marvin Elliott 2 0 0 2
10 MF Hogan Ephraim 1 0 0 1
17 MF Yannick Bolasie 1 0 0 1
8 MF Neil Kilkenny 1 0 0 1
12 FW Ryan Taylor 1 0 0 1
11 MF Martyn Woolford 1 0 0 1
Total 42 0 0 42

Disciplinary record[edit]

No. Pos. Name Championship FA Cup League Cup Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
37 MF Stephen Pearson 4 0 1 1 0 0 5 1
34 FW Brett Pitman 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 1
6 DF Louis Carey 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
36 DF Ryan McGivern 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
18 DF James Wilson 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
4 DF Liam Fontaine 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 1
17 MF Yannick Bolasie 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
9 FW Jon Stead 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
14 MF Cole Skuse 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
27 FW Albert Adomah 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
21 MF Kalifa Cissé 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
26 DF Richard Foster 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
8 MF Neil Kilkenny 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
3 DF Jamie McAllister 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
10 FW Nicky Maynard 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
33 DF André Amougou 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
10 MF Sean Davis 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
28 DF Stephen McManus 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2 DF Jordan Spence 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
11 MF Martyn Woolford 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
20 MF Jamal Campbell-Ryce 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
23 DF Joe Edwards 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
7 MF Marvin Elliott 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
4 DF Liam Fontaine 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
22 GK Dean Gerken 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1 GK David James 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
5 DF Lewin Nyatanga 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
37 MF Stephen Pearson 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
35 DF Damion Stewart 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 74 6 1 1 1 0 76 7

Penalties[edit]

Date Penalty Taker Scored Opponent Competition
17 AUG 11 Nicky Maynard No Leicester City Championship
7 APR 12 Chris Wood Yes Nottingham Forest Championship
21 APR 12 Jon Stead Yes Barnsley Championship

Suspensions served[edit]

Date Matches Missed Player Reason Opponents Missed
7 January 1 Stephen Pearson Sent Off vs. Crawley Town Brighton & Hove Albion (A)
28 January 3 Louis Carey Sent Off vs. Reading Leeds United (H), Hull City (A), Crystal Palace (H)
4 February 1 Yannick Bolasie Sent Off vs. Leeds United Hull City (A)
4 February 3 James Wilson Sent Off vs. Leeds United Hull City (A), Crystal Palace (H)
20 March 3 Liam Fontaine Sent Off vs. Watford Middlesbrough (A), Derby (H), Nottm Forest (A)
24 March 1 Ryan McGivern Sent Off vs. Middlesbrough Derby (H)
9 April 3 Brett Pitman Sent Off vs. Coventry Birmingham West Ham Barnsley (H)

International call-ups[edit]

No. P Name Country Level Caps Goals Notes
27 MF Albert Adomah  Ghana Senior 0 0 Called to play Nigeria (9 August) (Game postponed due to London Riots)
8 MF Neil Kilkenny  Australia Senior 1 0 Called to play Wales (10 August)
21 MF Kalifa Cissé  Mali Senior 0 0 Called to play Tunisia (10 August)
5 DF Lewin Nyatanga  Wales Senior 0 0 On standby to play Montenegro (2 September)
8 MF Neil Kilkenny  Australia Senior 0 0 Called to play Thailand (2 September)
27 MF Albert Adomah  Ghana Senior 0 0 Called to play Swaziland (2 September)
5 DF Lewin Nyatanga  Wales Senior 0 0 On standby to play England (6 September)
8 MF Neil Kilkenny  Australia Senior 0 0 Called to play Saudi Arabia (6 September)
27 MF Albert Adomah  Ghana Senior 0 0 Called to play Brazil (5 September)

Results[edit]

Pre-season friendlies[edit]

Championship[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Bristol City's FA Cup Third Round tie was drawn away to Crawley Town as Ball Number 5 (City) and Ball Number 51 (Crawley) respectively, the tie was played on 7 January 2012, with a kick-off time at 15:00. City lost by a single goal to Crawley from a Matt Tubbs goal.

League Cup[edit]

Bristol City's League Cup Round 1 tie against Swindon, drawn to be played on 9 August 2011, was postponed on police advice. This was due to fears of safety issues following rioting in London. The game was set to a new date 24 August 2011. City lost by a single goal to Swindon from a De Vita goal.[1]

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

N
P
Name
EU
Country
Age
Type
Moving from
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
17 MF Bolasie EU  COD
 FRA
22 Transfer Plymouth Argyle Summer 2013 £50,0001 BBC Sport
12 FW Taylor EU  ENG 23 Free Transfer Rotherham United Summer 2014 Tribunal BBC Sport
8 MF Kilkenny EU  AUS
 ENG
25 Free Transfer Leeds United Summer 2014 Free BCFC Official Site
37 MF Pearson EU  SCO 29 Transfer Derby County Winter 2012 Free BBC Sport
26 DF Foster EU  SCO 26 Transfer Aberdeen Scotland Winter 2014 £250,0002 BBC Sport
Notes
1Although officially undisclosed Bristol Evening Post believed the deal to be around £50,000.[2]

2Although officially undisclosed Soccerbase reported the deal to be worth £250,000.[3]

Loans in[edit]

No.
P
Name
Country
Age
Loan club
Started
Ended
Start source
End source
2 DF Spence  ENG 21 West Ham United 3 August 24 April BBC Sport Official Site
36 DF McGivern  NIR 25 Manchester City 31 August 30 May BBC Sport
37 MF Pearson  SCO 29 Derby County 4 November 6 January DCFC Official Site BBC Sport
39 FW Wood  NZL 23 West Bromwich Albion 12 January 30 May BBC Sport
28 DF McManus  SCO 29 Middlesbrough 14 February 28 March BBC Sport Sky Sports
10 MF Davis  ENG 32 Bolton Wanderers 24 February 24 March Sky Sports
33 DF Amougou  CMR 27 Burnley 22 March 24 April BBC Sport Official Site
10 MF Ephraim  ENG 24 Queens Park Rangers 22 March 30 May BBC Sport
38 DF Keinan  ISR 27 Cardiff City 22 March 30 May BBC Sport

Sources: For loan start source see "Start source". For loan end source see "End source".
EU = if holds or not a European Union passport; Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; No. = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); In/Out = In: The player came in on loan, Out: The player went out on loan; Loan club = the club that the player moved on loan to or the club that the player came from on loan; Started = the date when the player's loan started; Ended = the date when the player's loan ended.

Out[edit]

N
P
Name
Country
Age
Type
Moving to
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Apps
Goals
Source
17 MF Sproule  NIR 30 Free Transfer Hibernian Scotland Summer Free 130 7 BBC Sport
16 FW Akinde  ENG 21 Transfer Crawley Town Summer Undisclosed 21 1 Crawley Town Official Site
13 GK Henderson  IRL 23 Free Transfer Portsmouth Summer Free 2 0 Sky Sports
MF Keohane  IRL 20 Free Transfer Exeter City Summer Free 0 0 BBC Sport
16 MF Lennox  ENG unknown Released Winter Free 0 0 BCFC Official Site
10 FW Maynard  ENG 25 Transfer West Ham United Winter Undisclosed 124 45 BCFC Official Site
28 DF Hunt  ENG 28 Free Transfer Preston North End Winter Free 8 0 BBC Sport

EU = if holds or not a European Union passport; Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; N = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); Age = age on the day of the signing; Moving from = only indicate the club the player was playing before start playing for this club in this season, for the type of the moving see Status column; Moving to = only indicates the club the player is going to play next, for the type of the moving see Status column; Ends = when the player's current contract ends; n/a = Not applicable; Apps = Total number of competitive appearances (including substitute appearances) at the club prior to departure; Goals = Total number of competitive goals scored at the club prior to departure.

Loans out[edit]

No.
P
Name
Country
Age
Loan club
Started
Ended
Start source
End source
33 MF Johnson  ENG 30 Chesterfield 26 August 3 January BBC Sport BCFC Official Site
24 FW Jackson  ENG 20 Northampton Town 13 September 19 November BBC Sport BCFC Official Site
16 FW Clarkson  SCO 26 Brentford 15 September 15 October BBC Sport
23 DF Edwards  ENG 21 Stockport County 3 January BBC Sport BCFC Official Site
19 DF Ribeiro  WAL 22 Carlisle United 2 November 3 January BBC Sport BCFC Official Site
24 FW Jackson  ENG 21 Cheltenham Town 24 November 3 January BBC Sport BCFC Official Site
26 MF Reid  ENG 18 Cheltenham Town 24 November 3 January BBC Sport BCFC Official Site
24 FW Jackson  ENG 24 Telford United 5 January BCFC Official Site
35 DF Stewart  JAM 34 Notts County 5 January BCFC Official Site
19 DF Ribeiro  WAL 22 Scunthorpe United 11 January 22 March BBC Sport Sky Sports
23 DF Edwards  ENG 24 Yeovil Town 12 January BBC Sport
3 DF McAllister  SCO 33 Preston North End 20 January 22 February BBC Sport Sky Sports
20 MF Campbell-Ryce  JAM 29 Leyton Orient 8 March 31 May BBC Sport

Sources: For loan start source see "Start source". For loan end source see "End source".
EU = if holds or not a European Union passport; Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; No. = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); In/Out = In: The player came in on loan, Out: The player went out on loan; Loan club = the club that the player moved on loan to or the club that the player came from on loan; Started = the date when the player's loan started; Ended = the date when the player's loan ended.

Overall summary[edit]

Summary[edit]

Games played 48 (46 Championship, 1 FA Cup, 1 League Cup)
Games won 12 (12 Championship, 0 FA Cup, 0 League Cup)
Games drawn 13 (13 Championship, 0 FA Cup, 0 League Cup)
Games lost 23 (21 Championship, 1 FA Cup, 1 League Cup)
Goals scored 44 (44 Championship, 0 FA Cup, 0 League Cup)
Goals conceded 70 (68 Championship, 1 FA Cup, 1 League Cup)
Goal difference −26
Clean sheets 8 (8 Championship, 0 FA Cup, 0 League Cup)
Yellow cards 76 (74 Championship, 1 FA Cup, 1 League Cup)
Red cards 7 (6 Championship, 1 FA Cup, 0 League Cup)
Worst discipline Stephen Pearson (5 Booked, 1 {{{1}}})
Best result 3-1 vs. Burnley, 5 November 2011
Worst result 0−5 vs. Blackpool, 1 October 2011
Most appearances Albert Adomah (46 appearances)
Top scorer Jon Stead (9 goals)
Points 49

Competition summary[edit]

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
Football League Championship 19th 9 August 2011 28/29 April 2012
Football League Cup 1st Round 1st Round 24 August 2011 24 August 2011
FA Cup 3rd round 3rd round 7 January 2012 7 January 2012

Last updated: 12 October 2011
Source: Competitions

References[edit]