2011–12 Oxford United F.C. season

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Oxford United
2011–12 season
Chairman Kelvin Thomas
Manager Chris Wilder
Football League Two 9th
FA Cup 1st Round
League Cup 1st Round
Football League Trophy 3rd Round
Top goalscorer League: James Constable (11)
All: James Constable (11)
Highest home attendance 11,825 (v Swindon Town 3 March 2012 (Football League Two))
Lowest home attendance 5,435 (v Cardiff City 10 August 2011 (Football League Cup))

Oxford United F.C. season 2011–12 is the club's second season in League Two after returning from the Conference. Oxford United finished 12th in League Two in 2010–11. It is the club's 118th year in existence, their 112th of competitive football and their 63rd since turning professional. This article covers the period from 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012.

Team kit[edit]

This season's team kit supplier is the American brand Nike, via JustSport, with this season being the third in a three-year deal.[1] The club's main sponsor for the 2011–12 season is Bridle Insurance, an Oxfordshire-based insurance company.[2][3]

Home colours
Away colours
Home goalkeeper

Match fixtures and results[edit]

Pre-season friendlies[edit]

July[edit]

League Two[edit]

For more information on this season's Football League Two, see 2011–12 Football League Two. Oxford United's home games are played at the Kassam Stadium

Results[edit]

August[edit]
September[edit]
October[edit]
November[edit]
December[edit]
January[edit]
February[edit]
March[edit]
April[edit]
May[edit]

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 17 12 59 48 +11 68 10 9 4 36 24 +12 7 8 8 23 24 −1

Last updated: 5 May.
Source: BBC Sport

Results 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 H A A H A H A A H H A A H A H A A H A H H A H A H H H A A H H A A H A H H A H A
Result L D W W D L D W W D W W D L W W L L L D W W D D W L D D W D W D W D L W W D W L L D D D L L
Position 23 20 11 8 9 13 14 11 7 8 6 5 3 7 5 4 7 9 9 10 8 8 8 8 7 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 7 7 7 8 8 9

Last updated: 5 May 2012.
Source: see below
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
7 Crewe Alexandra (Q) 46 20 12 14 67 59 +8 72 Qualification to League Two Playoffs
8 Gillingham 46 20 10 16 79 62 +17 70
9 Oxford United 46 17 17 12 59 48 +11 68
10 Rotherham United 46 18 13 15 67 63 +4 67
11 Aldershot Town 46 19 9 18 53 52 +1 66

Source: 2011–12 Football League Two#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.

FA Cup[edit]

Football League Cup[edit]

Football League Trophy[edit]

Oxfordshire Senior Cup[edit]

Squad statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

As of 5 May 2012
No. Nat Pos Player Total League Two FA Cup League Cup JP Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 England GK Ryan Clarke 44 0 42+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
2 England DF Damian Batt 44 1 34+6 1 1+0 0 1+0 0 2+0 0
3 England DF Anthony Tonkin 14 0 6+8 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
4 England MF Paul McLaren 21 1 16+2 1 1+0 0 0+0 0 1+1 0
5 England DF Michael Duberry 37 3 36+0 3 0+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
6 England DF Jake Wright 47 0 43+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0 2+0 0
7 Northern Ireland MF Adam Chapman 14 1 10+4 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
8 England MF Simon Heslop 29 3 25+1 3 1+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
9 England FW James Constable 43 11 32+8 11 0+1 0 1+0 0 0+1 0
10 England FW Deane Smalley 26 2 7+15 1 1+0 0 0+1 0 2+0 1
11 England FW Jon-Paul Pittman 16 3 6+9 3 0+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
14 England MF Asa Hall 38 7 24+10 7 1+0 0 1+0 0 2+0 0
15 England MF Alfie Potter 26 2 20+4 2 0+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
16 England DF Andrew Whing 45 0 36+5 0 1+0 0 1+0 0 1+1 0
17 Northern Ireland DF Tony Capaldi 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
18 England FW Dean Morgan 10 1 10+0 1 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
19 England FW Oli Johnson 17 3 8+9 3 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
20 Scotland MF Peter Leven 42 6 36+3 6 1+0 0 0+1 0 1+0 0
21 England GK Wayne Brown 4 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
22 England DF Harry Worley 12 0 6+4 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
23 England FW Scott Rendell 17 3 14+3 3 0 0 0+0 0 0 0
24 England MF Mark Wilson 7 0 4+3 0 0 0 0+0 0 0 0
26 England MF Liam Davis 46 2 41+3 2 0+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
27 Colombia FW Cristian Montaño 9 2 6+3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 England FW Tom Craddock 9 1 5+3 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
Players no longer at the club:
England MF Simon Clist 1 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 1 0+0 0
Scotland DF Steven Kinniburgh 3 0 0+1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
England MF Josh Payne 9 0 2+4 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 1+1 0
Loan players no longer at the club:
27 England MF Lee Holmes 7 2 5+2 2 0 0 0+0 0 0 0
28 England FW Jonathan Franks 3 0 0+1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
30 England FW Robert Hall 14 6 11+2 5 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 1
31 England FW Lewis Guy 9 1 8+0 1 0+0 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
33 England FW Danny Philliskirk 4 0 2+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
39 Algeria FW Mehdi Kerrouche 4 0 1+3 0 0 0 0+0 0 0 0
England MF Andy Haworth 4 0 2+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
31 England GK Connor Ripley 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0 0
31 Argentina GK Damián Martinez 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0 0

Top scorers[edit]

As of 5 May 2012
Place Position Nation Number Name League Two FA Cup League Cup JP Trophy Total
1 FW England 9 James Constable 11 0 0 0 11
2 MF England 14 Asa Hall 7 0 0 0 7
3 FW England 30 Robert Hall 5 0 0 1 6
= MF Scotland 20 Peter Leven 6 0 0 0 6
5 DF England 5 Michael Duberry 3 0 0 0 3
= MF England 8 Simon Heslop 3 0 0 0 3
= FW England 19 Oli Johnson 3 0 0 0 3
= FW England 15 Jon-Paul Pittman 3 0 0 0 3
= FW England 23 Scott Rendell 3 0 0 0 3
10 MF England 26 Liam Davis 2 0 0 0 2
= MF England 27 Lee Holmes 2 0 0 0 2
= MF Colombia 27 Cristian Montaño 2 0 0 0 2
= MF England 11 Alfie Potter 2 0 0 0 2
= FW England 10 Deane Smalley 1 0 0 1 2
14 DF England 2 Damian Batt 1 0 0 0 1
= MF Northern Ireland 7 Adam Chapman 1 0 0 0 1
= MF England 23 Simon Clist 0 0 1 0 1
= FW England 15 Tom Craddock 1 0 0 0 1
= FW England 27 Lewis Guy 1 0 0 0 1
= MF England 4 Paul McLaren 1 0 0 0 1
= FW England 18 Dean Morgan 1 0 0 0 1
TOTALS 58 0 1 2 62

Disciplinary record[edit]

As of 5 May 2012
Number Nation Position Name League Two FA Cup League Cup JP Trophy Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
2 England DF Damian Batt 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 10 1
5 England DF Michael Duberry 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 1
6 England DF Jake Wright 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
9 England FW James Constable 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
26 England MF Liam Davis 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
29 England FW Tom Craddock 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
21 England GK Wayne Brown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
16 England DF Andrew Whing 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
14 England MF Asa Hall 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
19 England FW Oli Johnson 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
20 Scotland MF Peter Leven 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
8 England MF Simon Heslop 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
1 England GK Ryan Clarke 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
30 England FW Robert Hall 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
31 England MF Andy Haworth 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
27 England MF Lee Holmes 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
4 England MF Paul McLaren 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
11 England FW Jon-Paul Pittman 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
15 England MF Alfie Potter 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
23 England FW Scott Rendell 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
22 England DF Harry Worley 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
27 England FW Lewis Guy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
39 Algeria FW Mehdi Kerrouche 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
27 Colombia FW Cristian Montaño 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
18 England FW Dean Morgan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
33 England FW Danny Philliskirk 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
3 England DF Anthony Tonkin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 75 5 1 0 1 0 3 2 80 7

Transfers[edit]

Players transferred in
Date Pos. Name Previous Club Fee Ref.
11 July 2011 MF Scotland Peter Leven England Milton Keynes Dons Free [4]
28 July 2011 GK England Wayne Brown South Africa Supersport United Free [5]
29 July 2011 MF England Liam Davis England Northampton Town Free [6]
20 January 2012 FW England Oli Johnson England Norwich City Free [7]
31 January 2012 MF England Mark Wilson England Doncaster Rovers Free [8]
22 May 2012 MF England Sean Rigg England Port Vale Undisc [9]
Players transferred out
Date Pos. Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2011 DF France Djoumin Sangaré England Kettering Town [10][11]
1 July 2011 DF England Mitchell Hanson England Eastwood Town [10][12]
1 January 2012 FW England Matt Green England Mansfield Town [13]
3 January 2012 MF England Simon Clist England Hereford United [14]
24 January 2012 DF England Ben Purkiss England Hereford United [15]
27 January 2012 DF Scotland Steven Kinniburgh Released [16]
5 March 2012 MF England Josh Payne England Aldershot Town Free [17]
Players loaned in
Date from Pos. Name From Date to Ref.
9 August 2011 FW England Lewis Guy England Milton Keynes Dons 2 January 2012 [18][19]
31 August 2011 FW England Jonathan Franks England Middlesbrough 1 January 2012 [20]
12 September 2011 FW England Robert Hall England West Ham United 14 January 2012 [21][22][23][24]
16 September 2011 MF England Andy Haworth England Bury 5 November 2011 [25][26]
21 October 2011 FW England Danny Philliskirk England Sheffield United n/k [27]
31 January 2012 FW England Scott Rendell England Wycombe Wanderers end of season [8]
9 February 2012 FW Algeria Mehdi Kerrouche England Swindon Town 12 March 2012 [28][29]
14 February 2012 MF England Lee Holmes England Southampton 14 March 2012 [30][31]
8 March 2012 FW England Dean Morgan England Chesterfield end of season [32][33]
16 March 2012 FW Colombia Cristian Montaño England West Ham end of season [34]
Players loaned out
Date from Pos. Name To Date to Ref.
22 July 2011 FW England Matt Green England Mansfield Town 31 December 2011 [35]
5 August 2011 DF England Ben Purkiss England Darlington 9 November 2011 [36][37]
12 August 2011 FW England Aaron Woodley England Banbury United 1 January 2012 [38]
18 August 2011 MF England Simon Clist England Hereford United 3 January 2012 [39]
12 September 2011 FW England Jon-Paul Pittman England Crawley Town 12 December 2011 [40]
12 January 2012 MF England Josh Payne England Aldershot Town 5 March 2012 [17][41]
19 January 2012 FW England Deane Smalley England Bradford City end of season [42]
27 January 2012 MF Northern Ireland Adam Chapman Wales Newport County 27 February 2012 [43][44]

References[edit]

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