2011–12 Greenock Morton F.C. season

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Greenock Morton
2011–12 season
Chairman Douglas Rae
Manager Allan Moore
Scottish First Division 8th
Scottish Cup 5th round (lost v Motherwell)
League Cup 2nd round (lost v St. Mirren)
Challenge Cup Quarter final (lost v Hamilton Academical)
Top goalscorer League: Peter MacDonald (10 goals)
All: Peter MacDonald (15 goals)
Highest home attendance League: 2,621 (v Falkirk)
Cup: 4,959 (v St. Mirren)
Lowest home attendance League: 1,306 (v Ross County)
Cup: 1,406 (v Deveronvale)
Average home league attendance 1,814
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

Season 2011–12 sees Greenock Morton compete in their fifth consecutive season in the First Division, having finished 7th in the 2010–11 season.

Story of the season[edit]

May[edit]

Top league goal scorer Allan Jenkins rejected a new deal at the club, and will join a new club on 15 May.[1] It turned out that a was offered more money to go to Northern Ireland and sign for part-timers Ballymena United.[2]

Brian Graham, Ryan Kane and Nathan Shepherd were all released.[3]

Grant Evans signed a one-year permanent deal after his loan deal expired.[4]

Ross Forsyth became Morton's second signing of the season, coming in on a free transfer from Stirling Albion,[5] on a part-time basis.[6]

Allan Moore confirmed pre-contract agreements with another two ex-Stirling players in Paul di Giacomo and Andy Graham,[7] they completed the deals in June 2011.

Carlo Monti turned down a new contract offer with the club.[8]

A slight variation on the strip sponsor was announced for the new season, with Golden Casket maintaining their place as sponsors, but replacing the Millions brand with Ferguson's Chocolate.[9]

Kevin Kelbie was allowed to leave six months early to join Jenkins in Northern Ireland, signing for Glenavon.[10]

June[edit]

Morton sign St. Johnstone striker Andy Jackson on a free transfer, with Queen of the South midfielder Stephen McKenna expected to sign shortly.[11] McKenna however rejected a move to Cappielow, preferring to stay at the Doonhamers.[12]

Fouad Bachirou signed a new one-year deal, and loanee from last season Sean Fitzharris returned to the club after being released by Celtic.[13]

Morton hired renowned sports scientist Graeme Jones, to improve the squad's fitness over the pre-season program.[14]

A few unattached players took part in the first day of pre-season training, including Archie Campbell, Peter MacDonald and Darren McGeouch (who previously played for the club). Gavin Skelton was also spoken to regarding a possible move to Cappielow,[15] and came in to the training ground for a trial.[16] Skelton signed for English non-league side Barrow after being offered a bumper contract; a major coup for the Bluebirds.[17]

Trialists McGeouch and MacDonald scored in closed doors games against Airdrie United and Hibernian respectively.[18]

July[edit]

Morton sign two youngsters, Creag Little and Conor Ramsay, from rivals St. Mirren on free transfers.[19]

Three more trialists signed up on one-year deals, Darren McGeouch, Peter MacDonald and Archie Campbell.[20]

Morton lost 3–2 at home to Motherwell, with the afore-mentioned players all taking part, as well as trialists Josh Knight (Port Talbot Town) and Florian Verplanck (Beauvais).[21]

Morton lost in the Renfrewshire Cup final for the sixth season in succession. This time, a 4–2 defeat with Peter Weatherson scoring two late consolations.[22]

Morton recovered from this derby defeat by hammering Stranraer 8–0 in the Challenge Cup first round,[23] and defeating Alloa Athletic in the League Cup.

August[edit]

Morton were drawn against rivals St. Mirren in the League Cup, the first competitive meeting between the pair since in the Challenge Cup in 2005. Saints won the match 3–4, coming back from a 2–1 deficit at the break.

Ayr United agreed a deal to play their Challenge Cup tie against Raith Rovers at Cappielow.[24]

Morton signed Reece McGillion from Hamilton Accies (for the U19 side). The youngster had previously featured Sky1 TV show Football's Next Star where he finished 7th.[25]

Kevin McCann signed on a short-term deal from Hibs.[26]

September[edit]

Allan Moore received the Manager of the Month award for August, for taking the side to second place, tied on points with league favourites Hamilton Accies.[27]

Morton defeated Ayr United to go top of the First Division.[28]

Matthew McGinley was signed as a back-up to Colin Stewart, from junior side Rutherglen Glencairn.[29]

On 24 September, captain Stuart McCaffrey tore his left plantar fascia in a match against Falkirk. This after months of treatment, eventually ruled him out for the entire season.[30]

October[edit]

Youth director John Laird resigned from the club, citing "family reasons and additional business interests".[31]

With a lack of fit midfielders available to him, Allan Moore attempted to bring in Derek Young as cover until January, awaiting international clearance from the Icelandic FA.[32]

Morton were drawn at home to conquerors of Berwick Rangers, Highland Football League side Deveronvale in the third round of the Scottish Cup. The tie to be played on 19 November 2011 at Cappielow.[33]

November[edit]

Moore completed the signing of Derek Young, and added the loan signing of Dominic Cervi from Celtic,[34] after chairman Douglas Rae put up the additional funds to cover their wages.[35]

Morton's groundman, Mark Farrell, was named as having the best pitch in the First Division by the Institute of Groundsmanship.[36]

Deveronvale were dispatched 5-1 as Morton moved into the Fourth Round of the Scottish Cup. Morton were drawn away to Raith Rovers in the fourth round.[37]

December[edit]

Morton took former Spain U21 Jorge Larena and current Finland U21 international Tuomas Rannankari on trial.[38] Larena eventually signed for Huesca.[39]

Moore confirmed that Dominic Cervi would return to Celtic in January, and that it would be difficult to bring in Rannankari as he was still contracted to Twente.[40]

January[edit]

Derek Young was offered a new contract, but Dominic Cervi returned to Celtic after his loan spell and Kevin McCann was allowed to leave after his contract expired.[41]

Graham Gartland was rumoured to be in signing talks with the club, from St. Johnstone.[42] This was repudiated by the club, as they announced that Young had signed his contract extension.[43] Gartland in the end signed for Shamrock Rovers back in his hometown of Dublin.[44]

Morton traversed the challenge of Raith Rovers in Kirkcaldy to progress to the Fifth Round of the Scottish Cup with a comeback to win 2-1. After the draw for the next round was made by André Villas-Boas and Marcello Lippi, Morton were drawn away to Motherwell in the Fifth Round.[45] Prices were confirmed as being £15 for adults, the same as a First Division game at Cappielow, so a considerable discount from Motherwell's usual SPL prices.[46]

Tied top scorer (with 12 goals at the time) Andy Jackson suffered a hairline fracture to his jaw, ruling him out for four to six weeks.[47]

Morton legend Warren Hawke returned to the club to oversee the youth development at their youth academy.[48]

After the news that McCaffrey's season was over Michael Tidser was named as the team captain at the age of 22.[49]

Towards the end of the transfer window, Sean Fitzharris was released from the club.[50]

Thomas O'Ware suffered a stress fracture to his tibia, ruling him out for at least a month.[51]

February[edit]

Morton were trounced 6-0 by Motherwell to eliminate them from the Scottish Cup.[52]

March[edit]

Derek Anderson was appointed as director of Morton's youth academy.[53]

Morton signed Scotland B international Alan Combe to replace Colin Stewart.[54]

Jonatan Johansson became the new youth coach to work under Derek Anderson and Warren Hawke.[55]

Iain Flannigan signed until the end of the season; plus Creag Little and Alistair Deans were loaned out to junior clubs.[56]

April[edit]

Stuart McCaffrey announced that due to his injury he would be taking time out from football, but not announcing his retirement at this stage.[57]

Morton found out that their opponents in the semi-final of the Renfrewshire Cup would be Gourock Thistle, to be play on 2 May 2012.[58]

Despite only signing a few weeks earlier, Iain Flannigan broke his arm and would miss the remainder of the season.[59]

May[edit]

Paul di Giacomo confirmed that he would be leaving the club at the end of the season to find a job and turn part-time.[60]

Morton defeated Gourock Thistle in their Renfrewshire Cup semi-final by three goals to one; goals came from U17 midfielder Alan Frizzell, a header by young striker Lewis Hawke and a free kick by Peter Weatherson.

Morton finished the season in the 8th position, after a 3-1 home defeat to Raith Rovers.[61]

First team transfers[edit]

  • From end of 2009–10 season, to last match of season 2010–11
    • Including unsigned trialists who appeared in first team matchday squads

In[edit]

Player From League Fee
Scotland Grant Evans Hamilton Academical Scottish Football League First Division Free
Scotland Ross Forsyth Stirling Albion Scottish Football League Second Division Free
Scotland Paul di Giacomo Ross County Scottish Football League First Division Free
Scotland Andy Graham Hamilton Academical Scottish Football League First Division Free
Republic of Ireland Andy Jackson St. Johnstone Scottish Premier League Free
Scotland Sean Fitzharris Celtic Scottish Premier League Free
Scotland Creag Little St. Mirren Scottish Premier League Free
Scotland Conor Ramsay St. Mirren Scottish Premier League Free
Scotland Peter MacDonald St. Johnstone Scottish Premier League Free
Scotland Archie Campbell Rangers Scottish Premier League Free
Scotland Darren McGeouch Falkirk Amateurs Stirling & District League Free
Scotland Bryan Hodge Partick Thistle Scottish Football League First Division Trial
Scotland Reece McGillion Hamilton Academical Scottish Football League First Division Free
Scotland Kevin McCann Hibernian Scottish Premier League Free
Scotland Matthew McGinley Rutherglen Glencairn Scottish Junior Football West Division One Free
United States Dominic Cervi Celtic Scottish Premier League Loan
Scotland Derek Young Iceland Grindavík Úrvalsdeild Free
Scotland Alan Combe Free agent N / A Free
Scotland Iain Flannigan Partick Thistle Scottish Football League First Division Free

Out[edit]

Player To League Fee
Scotland Kevin McKinlay Stenhousemuir Scottish Football League Second Division Free
Scotland David MacGregor Stranraer Scottish Football League Third Division Free
Scotland Graeme Holmes Alloa Athletic Scottish Football League Third Division Free
Scotland Kevin Cuthbert Ayr United Scottish Football League First Division Free
Scotland Stewart Kean Stenhousemuir Scottish Football League Second Division Free
Scotland Darren Young Alloa Athletic Scottish Football League Third Division Free
Scotland Derek Lyle Hamilton Academical Scottish Football League First Division Free
Scotland Allan Jenkins Northern Ireland Ballymena United IFA Premiership Free
Scotland Nathan Shepherd Stranraer Scottish Football League Third Division Free
Scotland Ryan Kane Clyde Scottish Football League Third Division Free
Scotland Brian Graham Raith Rovers Scottish Football League First Division Free
Scotland Carlo Monti Kings Parks Rangers SAFL Premier Division 1 Free
Scotland Kevin Kelbie Northern Ireland Glenavon IFA Premiership Free
Scotland Darren Docherty Largs Thistle Scottish Junior Football West Premier League Free
Scotland Jamie Docherty Port Glasgow Scottish Junior Football Central Division One Free
Scotland Mark Buchan England Witton Albion Northern Premier League Division One North Free
Scotland Gary Pettigrew East Stirlingshire Scottish Football League Third Division Free
Scotland Bryan Hodge Brechin City Scottish Football League Second Division Free
Scotland Kevin McCann Livingston Scottish Football League First Division Free
Scotland Sean Fitzharris Clyde Scottish Football League Third Division Free
Scotland Creag Little Largs Thistle Scottish Junior Football West Premier League Loan
Scotland Alistair Deans Port Glasgow Scottish Junior Football Central Division One Loan

Squad (that played for first team)[edit]

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

No. Position Player
United States GK Dominic Cervi (on loan from Celtic (November–January))
Scotland GK Alan Combe (signed in March)
Scotland GK Alistair Deans (loaned to Port Glasgow (March-end of season))
Scotland GK Matthew McGinley
Scotland GK Colin Stewart
Scotland DF Grant Evans
Scotland DF Ross Forsyth
Scotland DF Andy Graham
Scotland DF Creag Little (loaned to Largs Thistle (March-end of season))
Scotland DF Stuart McCaffrey
Scotland DF Kevin McCann (released in January)
Scotland DF Thomas O'Ware
Northern Ireland DF Marc Smyth
France MF Fouad Bachirou
No. Position Player
Scotland MF Sean Fitzharris (released in January)
Scotland MF Alan Frizzell
Scotland MF Iain Flannigan (trialist, then signed in March)
Scotland MF Darren McGeouch
Scotland MF David O'Brien
Scotland MF Conor Ramsay
Scotland MF Michael Tidser
Scotland MF Derek Young
Scotland FW Archie Campbell
Scotland FW Paul di Giacomo
Scotland FW Lewis Hawke
Republic of Ireland FW Andy Jackson
Democratic Republic of the Congo FW Joel Kasubandi
Scotland FW Peter MacDonald
England FW Peter Weatherson

Fixtures and results[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss       Upcoming fixture

Friendlies[edit]

Date Opponents Stadium Result
F – A[62]
Scorers Attendance
30 June 2011 Hibernian Tranent, Edinburgh 2 – 5 Peter MacDonald Goal Goal Closed door
30 June 2011 Airdrie United Tranent, Edinburgh 1 – 4 Darren McGeouch Goal Closed door
5 July 2011 Motherwell Cappielow Park, Greenock 2 – 3 [63] Andy Graham Goal
Andy Jackson Goal
669
13 July 2011 Walsall Cappielow Park, Greenock 0 – 2 [64] 608
16 July 2011 St. Mirren (Renfrewshire Cup Final) St. Mirren Park, Paisley 2 – 4 [65] Peter Weatherson Goal Goal TBC
16 July 2011 Largs Thistle Barrfields Park, Largs 0 - 2 [66] TBC
19 July 2011 Queen's Park Hampden Park, Glasgow 1 – 0 [67] Archie Campbell Goal Closed door
27 September 2011 Motherwell Dalziel Park, Motherwell 2 – 4 Archie Campbell Goal Goal Public park
25 October 2011 Motherwell National Centre Inverclyde, Largs 2 – 1 [68] Archie Campbell Goal
TBC Goal
Public Park
14 December 2011 Kilmarnock TBC 2 - 0 [69] Paul di Giacomo Goal
Andy Graham Goal
Closed door
20 December 2011 Celtic Lennoxtown training centre, Glasgow 1 - 3 [70] David O'Brien Goal Closed door
2 May 2012 Gourock Thistle (Renfrewshire Cup semi-final) Cappielow Park, Greenock 3 - 1 [71] Alan Frizzell Goal
Lewis Hawke Goal
Peter Weatherson Goal
217

Scottish Football League First Division[edit]

  • If in bold, Morton were top of the league after this game.
    • Links to BBC match reports next to scores. Alternatives given if BBC report not available.
Date Opponents Stadium Result
F – A[62]
Events Attendance Points Referee
6 August 2011 Ross County Victoria Park, Dingwall 0 – 0 [72] Ross Forsyth Booked 74' 2,249 1 Steven McLean
13 August 2011 Livingston Cappielow Park, Greenock 2 – 1 [73] Michael Tidser Goal 9'
Kevin McCann Booked 27'
Peter MacDonald Goal 64' (pen)
Stuart McCaffrey Booked 73' Yellow cardRed card 87'
2,025 4 Brian Winter
20 August 2011 Raith Rovers Stark's Park, Kirkcaldy 1 – 1 [74] Paul di Giacomo Goal 38'
Peter MacDonald Booked 80'
2,109 5 Charlie Richmond
27 August 2011 Dundee Dens Park, Dundee 1 – 0 [75] Peter MacDonald Goal 7'
Ross Forsyth Booked 17'
Marc Smyth Booked 42'
4,096 8 Frank McDermott
10 September 2011 Ayr United Cappielow Park, Greenock 4 – 1 [76] Peter MacDonald Goal 10'13'
Andy Jackson Goal 11'
Peter Weatherson Goal 89' (pen.)
2,018 11 Steve Conroy
17 September 2011 Queen of the South Palmerston Park, Dumfries 1 – 4 [77] Peter MacDonald Goal 87'
Grant Evans Booked 90'
1,699 11 George Salmond
24 September 2011 Falkirk Cappielow Park, Greenock 3 – 2 [78] Peter MacDonald Goal 6'54' (pen) Booked 41'
Marc Smyth Booked 45'
Ross Forsyth Booked 49'
Andy Jackson Goal 58'
2,621 14 Crawford Allan
30 September 2011 Partick Thistle Firhill Stadium, Maryhill, Glasgow 0 – 5 [79] Ross Forsyth Booked 26'
Andy Graham Red card 74'
3,380 14 Craig Charleston
15 October 2011 Hamilton Academical Cappielow Park, Greenock 0 – 2 [80] Marc Smyth Booked 63' 2,264 14 George Salmond
22 October 2011 Livingston The Braidwood Motor Company Stadium, Livingston 1 – 1 [81] David O'Brien Goal 16'
Grant Evans Booked 18'
Matthew McGinley Booked 33'
1,740 15 Kevin Clancy
29 October 2011 Ross County Cappielow Park, Greenock 0 – 2 [82] Fouad Bachirou Booked 74' 1,748 15 Charlie Richmond
5 November 2011 Ayr United Somerset Park, Ayr 1 – 0 [83] David O'Brien Goal 23'
Peter MacDonald Booked 26'
Kevin McCann Booked 62'
1,570 18 Mike Tumilty
12 November 2011 Dundee Cappielow Park, Greenock 1 - 2 [84] Andy Jackson Goal 5'
Grant Evans Booked 86'
2,201 18 Stevie O'Reilly
26 November 2011 Queen of the South Cappielow Park, Greenock 2 - 2 [85] Andy Jackson Goal 17'
Peter Weatherson Goal 82'
1,352 19 Willie Collum
3 December 2011 Falkirk Falkirk Stadium, Grangemouth 0 - 1 [86] 3,114 19 Iain Brines
10 December 2011 Partick Thistle Cappielow Park, Greenock 1 - 2 [87] Darren McGeouch Goal 53'
David O'Brien Booked 82'
1,849 19 John McKendrick
26 December 2011 Dundee Dens Park, Dundee 1 - 0 [88] Andy Jackson Goal 22'
Thomas O'Ware Booked 50'
Peter MacDonald Booked 78'
5,862 22 John Beaton
2 January 2012 Ayr United Cappielow Park, Greenock 3 - 1 [89] Andy Graham Booked 20'
David O'Brien Goal 44'
Archie Campbell Goal 64'
Darren McGeouch Booked 85'
Paul Di Giacomo Goal 89'
2, 108 25 Stevie O'Reilly
14 January 2012 Raith Rovers Cappielow Park, Greenock 1 - 1 [90] David O'Brien Booked 61' Goal 65'
Thomas O'Ware Booked 62'
1,739 26 Kevin Clancy
28 January 2012 Queen of the South Palmerston Park, Dumfries 1 - 2 [91] David O'Brien Booked 35'
Creag Little Booked 52'
Archie Campbell Goal 75'
Grant Evans Booked 89'
1,444 26 Craig Charleston
11 February 2012 Falkirk Cappielow Park, Greenock 0 - 0 [92] Michael Tidser Booked
Grant Evans Booked 83'
1,756 27 Bobby Madden
14 February 2012 Hamilton Academical New Douglas Park, Hamilton 2 - 1 [93] Archie Campbell Goal 24'
David O'Brien Goal 29'
Thomas O'Ware Booked 54'
1,356 30 Steve Conroy
18 February 2012 Partick Thistle Firhill Stadium, Maryhill, Glasgow 0 - 0 [94] Archie Campbell Booked 35'
Fouad Bachirou Booked 79'
2,305 31 Crawford Allan
25 February 2012 Hamilton Academical Cappielow Park, Greenock 1 - 2 [95] Ross Forsyth Booked 65'
David O'Brien Goal 85'
1,594 31 John Beaton
3 March 2012 Raith Rovers Stark's Park, Kirkcaldy 0 - 5 [96] Peter Weatherson Booked 90' 1,480 31 George Salmond
10 March 2012 Livingston Cappielow Park, Greenock 1 - 3 [97] Marc Smyth Booked 21'
Peter MacDonald Goal 22'
Derek Young Booked 69'
1,396 31 Charlie Richmond
13 March 2012 Ross County Victoria Park, Dingwall 2 - 2 [98] Fouad Bachirou Booked 34'
Iain Flannigan Booked 57'
Peter Weatherson Booked 75' Goal 90' (pen)
Archie Campbell Goal 87' Booked 90'
2,325 32 Craig Charleston
17 March 2012 Dundee Cappielow Park, Greenock 0 - 2 [99] Peter Weatherson Red card 64'
Marc Smyth Booked 90'
1,610 32 Stephen Finnie
20 March 2012 Falkirk Falkirk Stadium, Grangemouth 2 - 0 [100] Ross Forsyth Booked 50'
Michael Tidser Goal 56'
Archie Campbell Goal 82'
2,538 35 Euan Norris
24 March 2012 Ayr United Somerset Park, Ayr 0 - 0 [101] Marc Smyth Booked 20'
Grant Evans Booked 23'
Derek Young Booked 67'
1,669 36 Iain Brines
7 April 2012 Queen of the South Cappielow Park, Greenock 2 - 2 [102] Fouad Bachirou Goal 32'
Michael Tidser Booked 42'
Peter MacDonald Goal 62'
1,622 37 Crawford Allan
10 April 2012 Partick Thistle Cappielow Park, Greenock 1 - 0 [103] Peter MacDonald Goal 8'
Derek Young Booked 84'
1,637 40 Steven McLean
14 April 2012 Hamilton Academical New Douglas Park, Hamilton 3 - 4 [104] Andy Graham Booked 32'
Ross Forsyth Booked 58'
Fouad Bachirou Booked 62'
Simon Mensing Goal 78' (OG)
Darren McGeouch Goal 84'
Derek Young Goal 89'
1,423 40 David Somers
21 April 2012 Ross County Cappielow Park, Greenock 1 - 1 [105] Marc Smyth Goal 41' 1,306 41 Brian Winter
28 April 2012 Livingston The Braidwood Motor Company Stadium, Livingston 0 - 0 [106] Andy Graham Booked 18'
Michael Tidser Booked 75'
1,571 42 Des Roache
5 May 2012 Raith Rovers Cappielow Park, Greenock 1 - 3 [107] Peter Weatherson Booked 31'
Lewis Hawke Goal 77'
1,814 42 Kevin Clancy

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Stadium Result
F – A[62]
Events Attendance Referee
19 November 2011 Round 3 Deveronvale Cappielow Park, Greenock 5 - 1 [108] David O'Brien Goal 15' Booked 34'
Peter MacDonald Goal 21'
Andy Jackson Goal 38'
Peter Weatherson Goal 72'
Archie Campbell Goal 74'
1,406 Gary Hilland
7 January 2012 Round 4 Raith Rovers Stark's Park, Kirkcaldy 2 - 1 [109] Marc Smyth Booked 4'
Archie Campbell Goal 67'
Peter MacDonald Goal 76' (pen)
1,581 Steven McLean
4 February 2012 Round 5 Motherwell Fir Park, Motherwell 0 - 6 [52] Grant Evans Booked 39'
Derek Young Booked 47'
5,139 Euan Norris

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Stadium Result
F – A[62]
Events Attendance Referee
30 July 2011 Round 1 Alloa Athletic Recreation Park, Alloa 3 – 0 [110] Paul di Giacomo Goal 29'
Ross Forsyth Booked 64'
Andy Jackson Goal 67'
Peter Weatherson Goal 90+2'
683 Stephen Finnie
23 August 2011 Round 2 St. Mirren Cappielow Park, Greenock 3 – 4 [111] Michael Tidser Goal 17'
Peter MacDonald Goal 27'
Andy Jackson Goal 79'
Peter Weatherson Booked 90'
4,959 Calum Murray

Challenge Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents Stadium Result
F – A[62]
Events Attendance Referee
23 July 2011 Round 1 Stranraer Stair Park, Stranraer 8 – 0 [112] Andy Jackson Goal 19'42'77'86'
Paul di Giacomo Goal 53'54'64'69'
374 John McKendrick
9 August 2011 Round 2 Forfar Athletic Station Park, Forfar 5 – 0 [113] Peter MacDonald Booked 39' Goal 61'75'
David O'Brien Goal 56'
Peter Weatherson Goal 59'
Archie Campbell Goal 78'
448 Matt Northcroft
4 September 2011 Quarter final Hamilton Academical New Douglas Park, Hamilton 1 – 2 [114] Paul di Giacomo Goal 10'
Ross Forsyth Booked 66'
Grant Evans Booked 76'
1,496 Stevie O'Reilly

Player statistics[edit]

As of 6 May 2012

All competitions[edit]

  • Additional positions played listed, if have started in more than one this season, after most played position.
Position Player Starts Subs Unused subs Goals Goal Red cards Red card Yellow cards Booked
MF France Fouad Bachirou 33 3 1 1 0 4
FW / MF Scotland Archie Campbell 18 21 2 8 0 2
GK United States Dominic Cervi (loan) 7 0 0 0 0 0
GK Scotland Alan Combe 10 0 0 0 0 0
GK Scotland Alistair Deans (U19) 1 0 14 0 0 0
MF Scotland Paul di Giacomo 21 10 3 8 0 0
DF Scotland Grant Evans 38 2 1 0 0 8
MF Scotland Sean Fitzharris 3 7 2 0 0 0
MF Scotland Iain Flannigan 3 1 1 0 0 1
DF Scotland Ross Forsyth 31 0 0 0 0 9
MF Scotland Aidan Fulton (U19) 0 0 3 0 0 0
MF Scotland Alan Frizzell (U17) 0 1 0 0 0 0
DF Scotland Andy Graham 28 2 2 0 1 2
FW Scotland Lewis Hawke (U19) 0 2 2 1 0 0
DF Scotland Bryan Hodge (trialist) 0 0 2 0 0 0
FW Republic of Ireland Andy Jackson 25 11 5 12 0 0
FW Democratic Republic of the Congo Joel Kasubandi (U19) 0 2 4 0 0 0
GK Scotland Shahrukh Khatri (U19) 0 0 1 0 0 0
DF Scotland Creag Little (U19) 2 1 10 0 0 1
FW Scotland Peter MacDonald 37 6 0 15 0 5
DF Scotland Stuart McCaffrey 10 0 0 0 1 1
DF / MF Scotland Kevin McCann 13 1 1 0 0 2
MF Scotland Darren McGeouch 18 16 8 2 0 1
GK Scotland Matthew McGinley 2 0 23 0 0 1
MF Scotland David O'Brien 40 0 0 8 0 4
DF Scotland Thomas O'Ware (U19) 15 1 6 0 0 3
DF Scotland Martin Orr (U19) 0 0 1 0 0 0
MF Scotland Conor Ramsay (U19) 0 1 2 0 0 0
DF / MF Northern Ireland Marc Smyth 35 0 2 1 0 7
GK Scotland Colin Stewart 24 0 5 0 0 0
MF Scotland Michael Tidser 29 3 0 3 0 2
DF / FW England Peter Weatherson 20 18 4 6 1 4
MF / DF Scotland Derek Young 20 2 2 1 0 4

Awards[edit]

Last updated 21 December 2011
Nation Name Award Month
Scotland Allan Moore[27] First Division Manager of the Month August
Scotland Peter MacDonald[115] Ginger Boot Winner September

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