2011–12 Doncaster Rovers F.C. season

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Doncaster Rovers
2011–12 season
Chairman England John Ryan
Manager Republic of Ireland Sean O'Driscoll (until 23 September)
Wales Dean Saunders (from 23 September)
Stadium Keepmoat Stadium
Championship 24th
FA Cup 3rd Round
(Eliminated by Notts County)
Football League Cup 2nd Round
(Eliminated by Leeds United)
Top goalscorer League: Billy Sharp (10)
All: Billy Sharp (10)
Highest home attendance 12,962 vs Leeds United
(14 October)
Lowest home attendance 4,339 vs Tranmere Rovers
(9 August)

The 2011–12 season is Doncaster Rover's 9th consecutive season in The Football League, and their 4th consecutive in the Second Tier. However this season resulted in relegation and ended their four-year stay in the Championship.

Season Review[edit]

Kits[edit]

Doncaster continue with Nike as their kit suppliers and One Call Insurance as their shirt sponsor. Their home kit contains Doncaster's traditional broad red and white hoops however this season they have opted for black trimmings on their kit and the red shorts and socks replace last season black ones.[1]

Events[edit]

  • 13 May – Doncaster reject a £2.3 million bid for Billy Sharp and a £300,000 bid for James Coppinger from Ipswich Town.[2]
  • 1 July – Doncaster reject a £3.25 million bid for Billy Sharp from Southampton.[3] Former Queens Park Rangers striker, Rowan Vine joins on a trial.[4]
  • 5 September – Doncaster pay a total of £180,000 to Bury for the transfer of Kyle Bennet after a tribunal was settled, an initial £80,000 was to paid in two separate sums, one being immediately and another in January 2012 with a further £25,000 being paid for every 15 appearances he makes.[5]
  • 20 September – Cardiff City's Jon Parkin holds talks over a possible one month loan deal.[6]
  • 23 September – Sean O'Driscoll is placed on gardening leave after 1 draw and 6 losses.[7] Former Wrexham boss Dean Saunders joins on a three-year deal.[8]
  • 27 October – Former Wales international John Oster is ruled out for two months to undergo neck surgery.[9]
  • 31 October – Senegalese striker El-Hadji Diouf signs a 3-month deal which is later extended to the end of the 2012/13 season.
  • 23 November – Midfielder Bolo Zenden opens talks with Doncaster over a potential free transfer.[10]

Championship[edit]

Standings[edit]

Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
19 Nottingham Forest 46 14 8 24 47 63 −16 50
20 Bristol City 46 12 13 21 44 68 −24 49
21 Barnsley 46 13 9 24 49 74 −25 48
22 Portsmouth (R) 45 13 11 21 50 59 −9 401 Relegation to 2012–13 League One
23 Coventry City (R) 46 9 13 24 41 65 −24 40
24 Doncaster Rovers (R) 46 8 12 26 43 80 −37 36

Updated to games played on 29 April 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.
1Portsmouth were deducted 10 points for entering administration. Doncaster are 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 8 12 26 43 80 −37 36 4 8 11 22 35 −13 4 4 15 21 45 −24

Last updated: 29 April 2012.
Source: [1]

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 H A H A A H H A H A A H H A A H A H A H A A H H A A H A H H A A H H H A A H A H H A A H
Result L L L L D L L W D W L L L D L W L D L W L W L L W D L D L L D D W D D L L L D L L L L D W L
Position 20 21 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 20 21 23 23 23 24 24 24 24 24 23 23 23 23 24 23 23 23 22 24 24 24 24 23 23 22 23 23 23 24 24 24 24 24 24 24 24

Last updated: 29 April 2012.
Source: cardiffcityfc.co.uk
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2011-12 FA Cup
Round 3
Ground H
Result L

League Cup[edit]

Round 1 2
Ground H H
Result W L

Squad[edit]

Detailed Overview[edit]

No. Name Nat. Place of birth Date of birth Club apps. Club goals Int. caps Int. goals Previous club Date joined Fee Contract end
1 Neil Sullivan Scotland Sutton England 24 February 1970 204 0 28 0 Leeds United 15 May 2007 Free 30 June 2013
2 James O'Connor England Birmingham 20 November 1984 212 5 Bournemouth 16 May 2006 £130,000 30 June 2012
3 George Friend England Barnstaple 19 October 1987 35 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 14 June 2010 Free 30 June 2013
4 Shelton Martis Netherlands Antilles Willemstad 29 November 1982 46 3 3 0 West Bromwich Albion 1 February 2010 Undisclosed 30 June 2013
6 James Chambers England Sandwell 20 November 1980 97 0 Leicester City 5 August 2008 Free 30 June 2012
7 Martin Woods Scotland Airdrie 1 January 1986 107 9 Rotherham United 5 June 2007 Free 30 June 2013
8 Brian Stock Wales Winchester England 24 December 1981 188 22 3 0 Preston North End 3 January 2007 £150,000 30 June 2013
9 Chris Brown England Doncaster 11 December 1984 22 10 Preston North End 14 July 2011 Free 30 June 2013
10 El Hadji Diouf Senegal Dakar 15 January 1981 Free Agent 31 October 2011 Free 30 June 2012
11 Adam Lockwood England Wakefield 26 October 1981 164 8 Yeovil Town 18 July 2006 Free 30 June 2012
12 James Hayter England Sandown 9 April 1979 145 34 Bournemouth 29 May 2007 £200,000 30 June 2012
14 Tommy Spurr England Leeds 30 September 1987 Sheffield Wednesday 28 June 2011 £200,000 30 June 2013
16 John Oster Wales Boston England 8 December 1978 87 1 13 0 Crystal Palace 7 August 2009 Free 30 June 2012
17 Giles Barnes England London 5 August 1988 West Bromwich Albion 4 August 2011 Free 5 May 2012
18 Simon Gillett England Oxford 6 November 1985 33 1 Southampton 15 July 2010 Free 30 June 2012
19 Frédéric Piquionne France Nouméa 8 December 1978 1 0 West Ham United 5 March 2012 Loan 5 April 2012
20 Oscar Radford England Rotherham Ferencvárosi 4 August 2011 Free 30 June 2012
21 Sam Hird England Doncaster 7 September 1987 130 2 Leeds United 19 June 2007 Free 30 June 2012
22 Fabien Robert France Hennebont 6 January 1989 Lorient 31 January 2012 Loan 30 June 2012
23 Kyle Bennett England Telford 9 September 1990 Bury 1 July 2011 £80,000 30 June 2013
24 Mustapha Dumbuya England London 7 August 1987 27 0 N/A 1 July 2009 Trainee
25 James Baxendale England Doncaster Leeds United 1 July 2011 Trainee 30 June 2012
26 James Coppinger England Guisborough 10 January 1981 296 33 Exeter City 30 June 2004 £30,000 30 June 2014
29 Rachid Bouhenna Algeria Sedan 4 August 2011 Free 30 June 2012
30 Paul Keegan Republic of Ireland Galway 5 July 1984 10 0 Bohemians 17 January 2011 Free 31 December 2011
31 Hérita Ilunga Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa 25 February 1982 15 0 32 1 Free Agent 9 March 2012 Free 9 April 2012
32 Damien Plessis France Neuville-aux-Bois 5 March 1998 Panathinaikos 2 January 2012 Loan 30 June 2012
33 Gary Woods England Kettering 1 October 1990 17 0 Manchester United 26 March 2009 Free 30 June 2012
37 Jordan Ball England Mansfield 12 September 1993 N/A 9 August 2011 Trainee
39 Pascal Chimbonda France Les Abymes 21 February 1979 Free Agent 28 September 2011 Free 30 June 2012
40 James Husband England Doncaster N/A 21 November 2011 Trainee 30 July 2014
41 Habib Beye Senegal Suresnes 19 October 1977 Free Agent 13 February 2012 Free 30 July 2013
43 Lamine Diatta Senegal Dakar 2 July 1975 Free Agent 7 December 2011 Free 7 February 2012
45 Habib Bamogo Burkina Faso Paris France 8 May 1982 Free Agent 2 January 2012 Free 30 June 2012
49 Mamadou Bagayoko Mali Paris France 21 May 1979 Free Agent 2 January 2012 Free 30 June 2012
Sam McMahon Scotland Rangers 4 January 2012 Free 30 June 2012

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 Scotland GK Neil Sullivan 9 0 9+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
2 England DF James O'Connor 29 0 24+3 0 1+0 0 0+1 0
3 England DF George Friend 29 0 24+3 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
4 Netherlands Antilles DF Shelton Martis 15 0 14+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
6 England DF James Chambers 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
7 Scotland MF Martin Woods 5 0 2+2 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
8 Wales MF Brian Stock 28 1 25+1 1 1+0 0 0+1 0
9 England FW Chris Brown 12 3 7+4 2 0+0 0 1+0 1
10 Senegal FW El Hadji Diouf 23 6 22+0 6 0+1 0 0+0 0
11 England DF Adam Lockwood 15 0 11+3 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
12 England FW James Hayter 31 5 17+12 4 1+0 0 1+0 1
14 England DF Tommy Spurr 21 0 19+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
16 Wales MF John Oster 33 1 23+7 1 0+1 0 2+0 0
17 England MF Giles Barnes 34 1 23+8 1 1+0 0 1+1 0
18 England MF Simon Gillett 48 3 43+3 3 0+0 0 2+0 0
19 France FW Frédéric Piquionne 8 2 8+0 2 0+0 0 0+0 0
20 England DF Oscar Radford 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
21 England DF Sam Hird 34 0 23+8 0 1+0 0 2+0 0
22 France MF Fabien Robert 13 2 7+6 2 0+0 0 0+0 0
23 England MF Kyle Bennett 38 5 15+20 4 1+0 0 2+0 1
24 England DF Mustapha Dumbuya 11 0 6+4 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
25 England MF James Baxendale 3 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
26 England MF James Coppinger 38 2 31+7 2 0+0 0 0+0 0
29 Algeria DF Rachid Bouhenna 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
30 Republic of Ireland MF Paul Keegan 3 0 1+1 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
31 Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Hérita Ilunga 19 0 19+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
32 France MF Damien Plessis 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
33 England GK Gary Woods 10 0 8+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
37 England FW Jordan Ball 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
39 France DF Pascal Chimbonda 15 0 15+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
40 England DF James Husband 3 0 2+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
41 Senegal DF Habib Beye 23 2 22+0 2 1+0 0 0+0 0
43 Senegal DF Lamine Diatta 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
45 Burkina Faso FW Habib Bamogo 4 0 4+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
49 Mali FW Mamadou Bagayoko 6 2 2+3 2 1+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland FW Sam McMahon 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Players played for Doncaster Rovers this season but who have left the club:
England DF Reece Brown 3 0 1+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England GK David Button 4 0 3+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
France FW Marc-Antoine Fortuné 5 1 5+0 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
France MF Hérold Goulon 6 0 5+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Nigeria GK Carl Ikeme 15 0 15+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England GK Chris Kirkland 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Slovakia FW Milan Lalkovič 6 0 1+5 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England MF Ryan Mason 5 1 2+2 0 0+0 0 1+0 1
England DF Richard Naylor 15 0 13+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
England FW Jon Parkin 5 0 4+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
England FW Billy Sharp 20 10 18+2 10 0+0 0 0+0 0
England MF Mark Wilson 4 0 0+3 0 0+0 0 0+1 0

Goalscorers[edit]

Place Position Nation Number Name Championship FA Cup League Cup Total
1 FW England 10 Billy Sharp 10 0 0 10
2 FW Senegal 10 El-Hadji Diouf 6 0 0 6
3 MF England 23 Kyle Bennett 4 0 1 5
4 FW England 12 James Hayter 4 0 1 5
5 FW England 9 Chris Brown 2 0 1 3
MF England 18 Simon Gillett 3 0 0 3
7 FW Mali 49 Mamadou Bagayoko 2 0 0 2
DF Senegal 41 Habib Beye 2 0 0 2
MF England 26 James Coppinger 2 0 0 2
FW France 19 Frédéric Piquionne 2 0 0 2
FW France 22 Fabien Robert 2 0 0 2
12 MF England 17 Giles Barnes 1 0 0 1
FW France 32 Marc-Antoine Fortuné 1 0 0 1
MF England 13 Ryan Mason 0 0 1 1
MF Wales 16 John Oster 1 0 0 1
MF Wales 8 Brian Stock 1 0 0 1
TOTALS 43 0 4 47

Disciplinary record[edit]

Number Nation Position Name Championship FA Cup League Cup Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
41 Senegal DF Habib Beye 7 2 0 0 0 0 7 2
8 Wales MF Brian Stock 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
11 England DF Adam Lockwood 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 1
10 Senegal FW El Hadji Diouf 5 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
42 France MF Hérold Goulon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
39 France DF Pascal Chimbonda 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
3 England DF George Friend 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
21 England DF Sam Hird 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
23 England FW Kyle Bennett 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
18 England MF Simon Gillett 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
5 England DF Richard Naylor 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
16 Wales MF John Oster 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
9 England FW Chris Brown 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2 England DF James O'Connor 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
14 England DF Tommy Spurr 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
17 England MF Giles Barnes 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
45 Burkina Faso FW Habib Bamogo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
12 England FW James Hayter 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
31 Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Hérita Ilunga 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
27 Slovakia FW Milan Lalkovič 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
26 England MF James Coppinger 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
13 England MF Ryan Mason 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
22 France FW Fabien Robert 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
10 England FW Billy Sharp 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 65 4 2 0 0 0 67 4

Penalties[edit]

Date Penalty Taker Scored Opponent Competition
9 August Chris Brown Yes Tranmere Rovers League Cup round 1
29 November Billy Sharp Yes Millwall Championship match 19
14 February El-Hadji Diouf Yes Blackpool Championship match 29
3 March El-Hadji Diouf Yes Brighton & Hove Albion Championship match 32

Suspensions Serves[edit]

Date Given Matches Missed Player Reason Opponents Missed
19 November 3 Adam Lockwood Sent Off vs Barnsley Watford (H), Millwall (A), Southampton (H)
31 December 3 Hérold Goulon Sent Off vs Watford Barnsley (H), Notts County (FA), Cardiff (H)
31 December 1 Habib Beye 5x Booked Barnsley
21 January 3 Habib Beye Sent Off vs Bristol City Hull City (A), Reading (H)
Crystal Palace (A)

Long-Term Injuries[edit]

Date Suffered Name Injury Date Returned
27 October John Oster Neck Injury 7 January

Contracts[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
Status
Contract length
Expiry date
Source
30 MF  IRL Keegan 26 Green tickY Signed 6 Months December 2011 Doncaster Rovers
1 GK  SCO Sullivan 41 Green tickY Signed 1 year June 2012 Sky Sports
21 DF  ENG Hird 23 Green tickY signed 1 year June 2012 BBC Sport
6 DF  ENG Chambers 30 Green tickY signed 1 year June 2012 Doncaster Rovers
26 MF  ENG Coppinger 30 Green tickY Signed 3 years June 2014 BBC Sport
1 GK  SCO Sullivan 41 Green tickY Signed 1 year June 2013 BBC Sport
19 FW  SEN Diouf 30 Green tickY Signed 6 months1 June 2012 BBC Sport
39 DF  FRA Chimbonda 32 Green tickY Signed 6 months June 2012 BBC Sport
17 MF  ENG Barnes 23 Green tickY Signed 6 months May 2012 Sky Sports

Last updated:

Notes
1With the option of a second year.

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

N
P
Name
EU
Country
Age
Type
Moving from
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
14 DF Spurr EU  ENG 23 Transfer Sheffield Wednesday Summer 2013 £200,0001 BBC Sport
23 MF Bennett EU  ENG 20 Transfer Bury Summer 2013 Undisclosed BBC Sport
5 DF Naylor EU  ENG 34 Free Transfer Leeds United Summer 2012 Free Yorkshire Post
9 FW Brown EU  ENG 26 Free Transfer Preston North End Summer 2013 Free Sky Sports
17 MF Barnes EU  ENG 22 Free Transfer West Bromwich Albion Summer 2012 Free Official Site
39 DF Chimbonda EU  FRA 32 Free Transfer Free Agent 2012 Free BBC Sport
192 FW Diouf EU  SEN 30 Free Transfer Free Agent 2012 Free Sky Sports
49 FW Bagayoko EU  Mali 32 Free Transfer PAS Giannina Greece Winter 2012 Free Official Site
25 FW Bamogo EU  BFA 29 Free Transfer Panetolikos Greece Winter 2012 Free Official Site
41 DF Beye EU  SEN 34 Free Transfer Aston Villa Winter 2013 Free Sky Sports
31 DF Ilunga EU  COD 30 Free Transfer Free Agent 2012 Free BBC Sport
Notes

1Although officially undisclosed the fee was reported to be £200,000.[11]

Loans In[edit]

No.
P
Name
Country
Age
Loan club
Started
Ended
Start source
End source
13 MF Mason  ENG 20 Tottenham Hotspur 28 July 24 November BBC Sport Sky Sports
19 DF R Brown  ENG 19 Manchester United 16 August 10 September Talksport BBC Sport
27 FW Lalkovič  SVK 18 Chelsea 18 August 18 October Sky Sports Tribal Football
19 FW Parkin  ENG 29 Cardiff City 21 September 24 October Sky Sports BBC Sport
31 DF Ilunga  COD 29 West Ham United 4 October 6 January BBC Sport Sheffield Star
32 GK Kirkland  ENG 30 Wigan Athletic 12 October 20 October1 BBC Sport BBC Sport
27 GK Ikeme  NGA
 ENG
25 Wolverhampton Wanderers 10 November 4 January BBC Sport BBC Sport
41 DF Beye  SEN
 FRA
34 Aston Villa 21 November 2 February BBC Sport Daily Mail
42 MF Goulon  FRA 27 Blackburn Rovers 23 November 26 January BBC Sport Sky Sports
32 FW Fortuné  FRA 30 West Bromwich Albion 24 November 20 December2 BBC Sport BBC Sport
47 GK Button  ENG 23 Tottenham Hotspur 1 January 1 March BBC Sport BBC Sport
35 MF Plessis  FRA 26 Panathinaikos 2 January Official Site
22 MF Robert  FRA 25 Lorient 31 January BBC Sport
27 GK Ikeme  NGA
 ENG
25 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 March 19 April BBC Sport Sunday Express
19 FW Piquionne  FRA 35 West Ham United 6 March 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.

Notes
1Kirkland originally signed on a three-month deal till January, but was sent back after a back injury on the date stated.

2Fortuné originally signed until 2 January, but was recalled due to injury problems at West Bromwich Albion.

Out[edit]

N
P
Name
Country
Age
Type
Moving to
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Apps
Goals
Source
9 FW Brooker  ENG 29 Out of Contract Summer N/A 17 2 Doncaster Rovers
23 DF Webster  ENG 24 Free Transfer Northampton Town Summer Free 14 0 BBC Sport
25 DF Souza  BRA 30 Out of Contract OFI Greece Summer N/A 9 0 Doncaster Rovers
5 DF Thomas  ENG 32 Out of Contract Atromitos Greece Summer Free 18 0 Doncaster Rovers
29 FW Fairhurst  ENG 22 Transfer Macclesfield Town Summer Undisclosed 13 2 BBC Football
5 DF Naylor  ENG 34 Released Rotherham United Winter Free 15 0 BBC Sport
22 MF Shiels  NIR 26 Released Kilmarnock Scotland Winter Free 88 10 Official Site
10 FW Sharp  ENG 25 Transfer Southampton Winter £1,850,000 86 41 BBC Sport
15 MF Wilson  ENG 32 Free Transfer Oxford United Winter Free 157 3 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.

Loans Outs[edit]

No.
P
Name
Country
Age
Loan club
Started
Ended
Start source
End source
22 MF Shiels  NIR 26 Kilmarnock 30 July 11 January Sky Sports Official Site
15 MF Wilson  ENG 32 Walsall 28 October 28 November BBC Sport Official Site
25 MF Baxendale  ENG 22 Buxton 24 November Official Site
24 DF Dumbuya  ENG 24 Crystal Palace 6 January 22 February BBC Sport Official Site
25 MF Baxendale  ENG 19 Hereford United 22 March 30 May 2012 BBC Sport
6 DF Chambers  ENG 31 Hereford United 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.

Fixtures & Results[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Championship[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Overall Summary[edit]

Summary[edit]

Games Played 49 (46 Championship, 1 FA Cup, 2 League Cup)
Games Won 9 (8 Championship, 0 FA Cup, 1 League Cup)
Games Drawn 12 (12 Championship, 0 FA Cup, 0 League Cup)
Games Lost 28 (26 Championship, 1 FA Cup, 1 League Cup)
Goals Scored 47 (43 Championship, 0 FA Cup, 4 League Cup)
Goals Conceded 84 (80 Championship, 2 FA Cup, 2 League Cup)
Goal Difference −37
Clean Sheets 6 (6 Championship, 0 FA Cup, 0 League Cup)
Yellow Cards 67 (65 Championship, 2 FA Cup, 0 League Cup)
Red Cards 4 (4 Championship, 0 FA Cup, 0 League Cup)
Worst Discipline Habib Beye (7 yellows, 2 reds)
Best Result 3–0 vs Tranmere Rovers
Worst Result 0–4 vs Leicester City
Most Appearances Simon Gillett(48 appearances)
Top Scorer Billy Sharp (10 goals)
Points 36/133 (27.07%)

Competition Summary[edit]

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
2011–12 Football League Championship 24th 6 August 2011 28/29 April 2012
2011-12 Football League Cup 1st Round 2nd Round 8 August 2011 23 August 2011
FA Cup 3rd round 3rd round 7 January 2012 7 January 2012

Last updated: 4 June 2011
Source: Competitions

References[edit]

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  11. ^ Door closed on loan duo as Owls defender heads to Rovers