2011–12 Rotherham United F.C. season

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Rotherham United F.C.
2011-12 season
Chairman England Tony Stewart
Manager England Andy Scott (sacked 19 March 2012)
Northern Ireland Darren Patterson (caretaker to 10 April 2012)
Scotland Steve Evans
League Two 10th
FA Cup 2nd round
League Cup 1st round
Football League Trophy 2nd Round (North)
Top goalscorer League: England Lewis Grabban (17)
All: England Lewis Grabban (20)
Highest home attendance League: 5,368 vs Bradford City (2 January 2012)
All: 6,737 vs Sheffield United (4 October 2011)
Lowest home attendance League: 2,447 vs Crewe Alexandra (6 March 2012)
All: 2,447 vs Crewe Alexandra (6 March 2012)
Average home league attendance 3,498
Home colours
Away colours

League Data[edit]

League Table[edit]

Team
Pld W D L F A GD Pts
C Swindon Town 46 29 6 11 75 32 +43 93
P Shrewsbury Town 46 26 10 10 66 41 +25 88
P Crawley Town 46 23 15 8 76 54 +22 84
4 Southend United 46 25 8 13 77 48 +29 83
5 Torquay United 46 23 12 11 63 50 +13 81
6 Cheltenham Town 46 23 8 15 66 50 +16 77
P Crewe Alexandra 46 20 12 14 67 59 +8 72
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 54 52 +2 66
12 Port Vale* 46 20 9 17 68 60 +8 59
13 Bristol Rovers 46 15 12 19 60 70 -10 57
14 Accrington Stanley 46 14 15 17 54 66 -12 57
15 Morecambe 46 14 14 18 63 57 +6 56
16 AFC Wimbledon 46 15 9 22 62 78 -16 54
17 Burton Albion 46 14 12 20 54 81 -27 54
18 Bradford City 46 12 14 20 54 59 -5 50
19 Dagenham & Redbridge 46 14 8 24 50 72 -22 50
20 Northampton Town 46 12 12 22 56 79 -23 48
21 Plymouth Argyle 46 10 16 20 47 64 -17 46
22 Barnet 46 12 10 24 52 79 -27 46
R Hereford United 46 10 14 22 50 70 -20 44
R Macclesfield Town 46 8 13 25 39 64 -25 37

* – Port Vale deducted ten points

Promotion to League One
Qualification to League Two playoffs
Relegation to Conference National
Last updated: 15:59, 5 May 2012 (UTC)


Squad Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Nat Pos Player Total League Two FA Cup League Cup FL Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2 England DF Dale Tonge 36 0 28+4 0 1+1 0 0+1 0 1+0 0
3 England DF Tom Newey 24 0 15+5 0 2+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
4 England MF Danny Harrison 45 2 35+6 2 2+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
5 England DF Ryan Cresswell 17 4 13+3 4 0+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
6 England DF Luke Foster 6 0 1+4 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
7 England MF Gareth Evans 34 7 29+3 7 1+0 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
8 England MF Jason Taylor 42 2 38+1 2 1+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
9 England FW Alex Revell 43 11 40+0 10 2+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 1
11 England MF Danny Schofield 41 1 35+2 1 1+1 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
12 England MF Marcus Marshall 17 1 8+7 1 1+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
15 Wales MF Mark Bradley 22 1 18+3 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
16 England FW Paul Warne 3 0 0+3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
17 England DF Johnny Mullins 37 2 34+1 2 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
18 England MF Ben Pringle 23 4 14+7 4 0+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
21 England GK Andy Warrington 9 0 7+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
22 Wales DF Troy Brown 6 1 4+2 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
23 England FW Lewis Grabban 47 20 39+4 17 2+0 3 1+0 0 1+0 0
24 England DF Michael Raynes 36 0 31+2 0 0+1 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
29 England MF Alec Denton 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Players played for Rotherham this season who have now left the club:
10 England FW Adam le Fondre 5 4 4+0 4 0+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
20 England FW Chris Holroyd 19 0 5+10 0 1+1 0 0+1 0 0+1 0
Players played for Rotherham this season on loan who returned to their parent club:
1 Republic of Ireland GK Conrad Logan 21 0 19+0 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
1 Wales GK Rhys Taylor 20 0 20+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
10 England FW Brett Williams 13 2 4+7 2 1+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
10 England FW Shaun Harrad 8 3 6+2 3 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
10 England FW Sam Hoskins 8 2 2+6 2 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
19 England DF Guy Branston 4 0 2+0 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
25 England DF Jon Harley 12 0 11+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
25 England DF Scott Griffiths 8 0 8+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
26 England MF Sam Wood 27 1 24+2 1 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
27 England DF Richard Naylor 5 0 5+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
28 England MF Kieron Cadogan 13 1 7+6 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

Top Scorers[edit]

Place Position Nation Number Name League Two FA Cup League Cup FL Trophy Total
1 FW England 23 Lewis Grabban 17 3 0 0 20
2 FW England 9 Alex Revell 10 0 0 1 11
3 MF England 7 Gareth Evans 7 0 0 0 7
4 FW England 10 Adam le Fondre 4 0 0 0 4
= MF Wales 18 Ben Pringle 4 0 0 0 4
= DF England 5 Ryan Cresswell 4 0 0 0 4
7 FW England 10 Shaun Harrad 3 0 0 0 3
8 DF England 17 Johnny Mullins 2 0 0 0 2
= FW England 9 Brett Williams 2 0 0 0 2
= MF England 4 Danny Harrison 2 0 0 0 2
= MF England 8 Jason Taylor 2 0 0 0 2
= FW England 10 Sam Hoskins 2 0 0 0 2
13 DF Wales 22 Troy Brown 1 0 0 0 1
= MF England 11 Danny Schofield 1 0 0 0 1
= MF England 12 Marcus Marshall 1 0 0 0 1
= MF England 26 Sam Wood 1 0 0 0 1
= MF Wales 15 Mark Bradley 1 0 0 0 1
= MF England 28 Kieron Cadogan 1 0 0 0 1
TOTALS 67 3 0 1 71

Disciplinary Record[edit]

Number Nation Position Name League Two FA Cup League Cup FL Trophy Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
11 England MF Danny Schofield 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1
5 England DF Ryan Cresswell 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
24 England DF Ryan Cresswell 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
12 England MF Marcus Marshall 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 4 1
4 England MF Danny Harrison 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
23 England FW Lewis Grabban 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
3 England DF Tom Newey 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
2 England DF Dale Tonge 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
19 England DF Guy Branston 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
8 England DF Johnny Mullins 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
9 England FW Alex Revell 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
15 Wales MF Mark Bradley 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
8 England MF Jason Taylor 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
21 England GK Andy Warrington 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1 Republic of Ireland GK Conrad Logan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
6 England DF Luke Foster 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
7 England MF Gareth Evans 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
27 England DF Richard Naylor 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
18 England MF Ben Pringle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
26 England MF Sam Wood 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
10 England FW Sam Hoskins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 1

Results[edit]

Pre-Season Friendlies[edit]

League Two[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Football League Trophy[edit]

Managerial change[edit]

Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
England Andy Scott Sacked 19 March 2012[1] 11th Steve Evans 9 April 2012[2]

Following Rotherham's defeat to Oxford United on 17 March 2012, the club found themselves eight points from the play-off places in League Two. This prompted chairman Tony Stewart to sack Andy Scott two days later.[1] Steve Evans was appointed as the new manager on a 3-year deal on 9 April.[2]

Transfers[edit]

Players transferred in
Date Pos. Name From Fee Ref.
3 June 2011 FW England Gareth Evans England Bradford City Free [3]
3 June 2011 MF England Ben Pringle England Derby County Free [3]
1 July 2011 DF Wales Troy Brown England Ipswich Town Free [4]
4 July 2011 FW England Lewis Grabban England Brentford Free [5]
5 August 2011 DF England Michael Raynes England Scunthorpe United Undisclosed [6]
31 August 2011 FW England Alex Revell England Leyton Orient Undisclosed [7]
13 January 2012 DF England Richard Naylor England Doncaster Rovers Free [8]
Players loaned in
Date from Pos. Name From Date to Ref.
12 July 2011 GK Republic of Ireland Conrad Logan England Leicester City January 2012 [9]
28 August 2011 FW England Brett Williams England Reading January 2012 [10]
14 October 2011 DF England Guy Branston England Bradford City 14 January 2012 [11]
14 October 2011 DF England Jon Harley England Notts County 14 January 2012 [11][12]
24 November 2011 MF England Sam Wood England Brentford 3 May 2012 [13][14]
2 January 2012 GK Wales Rhys Taylor England Chelsea End of season [15][16]
10 January 2012 DF England Scott Griffiths England Peterborough United End of season [17]
26 January 2012 MF England Kieron Cadogan England Crystal Palace 3 May 2012 [18]
8 February 2012 FW England Shaun Harrad England Bury 8 March 2012 [19]
15 March 2012 FW England Sam Hoskins England Southampton End of season [20]
Players loaned out
Date from Pos. Name To Date to Ref.
24 November 2011 MF England Ollie Banks England Buxton 9 January 2012 [21]
6 January 2012 DF Wales Troy Brown England Aldershot Town End of Season [22]
13 January 2012 MF England Ollie Banks England Stalybridge Celtic End of season [23]
27 January 2012 MF England Marcus Marshall England Macclesfield Town 30 April 2012 [24][25]
24 February 2012 GK England Jamie Annerson England Bradford City End of season [26]
Players transferred out
Date Pos. Name To Fee Ref.
20 June 2011 FW England Ryan Taylor England Bristol City Tribunal [27]
27 August 2011 FW England Adam le Fondre England Reading £500,000 [28]
20 January 2012 FW England Chris Holroyd England Preston North End Undisclosed [29]
Players released
Date Pos. Name Subsequent club Join date Ref.
1 June 2011 MF England Kevin Ellison England Morecambe 1 July 2011 [30][31]
22 June 2011 FW England Ian Thomas-Moore Retired
1 July 2011 MF England Nicky Law Scotland Motherwell 1 July 2011 (Bosman) [32]
1 July 2011 DF England Nick Fenton England Morecambe 1 August 2011 [30][33]
1 July 2011 MF England Grant Darley England Stalybridge Celtic 11 August 2011 [30][34]
1 July 2011 MF England Stephen Brogan England Alfreton Town 11 August 2011 [30][35]
1 July 2011 DF England Jamie Green England Grimsby Town 1 September 2011 [30][36]
1 July 2011 DF England Luke Ashworth England Harrogate Town 9 September 2011 [30][37]
2 August 2011 FW England Tom Pope England Port Vale Free [38]

Awards[edit]

End of Season Awards Winner[39]
Player of the Season Jonny Mullins
Community Player of the Season Andy Warrington
Goal of the Season Lewis Grabban vs Shrewsbury Town

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Andy Scott sacked as Rotherham United manager". BBC Sport. 19 March 2012. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Rotherham United appoint Crawley Town boss Steve Evans". BBC Sport. 9 April 2012. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Rotherham United sign up Ben Pringle and Gareth Evans". BBC Football. 3 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Troy Brown joins Rotherham from Ipswich". BBC Football. 1 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "Rotherham United sign Brentford striker Lewis Grabban". BBC Football. 4 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "Rotherham United sign Michael Raynes from Scunthorpe". BBC Football. 5 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Rotherham sign Orient striker Alex Revell". BBC Football. 31 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Rotherham United snap up veteran Richard Naylor". BBC Football. 13 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "Rotherham United sign Leicester goalkeeper Logan on loan". BBC Football. 12 July 2011. 
  10. ^ "Rotherham sign Reading striker Brett Williams on loan". BBC Football. 28 August 2011. 
  11. ^ a b "Rotherham United sign Guy Branston and Jon Harley". BBC Sport. 5 October 2011. 
  12. ^ "Rotherham extend Jon Harley's loan deal until January". BBC Sport. 10 November 2011. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  13. ^ "Rotherham United sign Brentford's Sam Wood on loan". BBC Sport. 24 November 2011. 
  14. ^ "Millers make loan move for Wood". Sky Sports. 12 January 2012. 
  15. ^ "Millers land 'keeper". Rotherham United F.C. 2 January 2012. 
  16. ^ "Rotherham United extend Rhys Taylor's loan from Chelsea". BBC Sport. 31 January 2012. 
  17. ^ "Scott Griffiths makes Rotherham United loan switch". BBC Sport. 10 January 2012. 
  18. ^ "Rotherham sign Crystal Palace's Kieron Cadogan on loan". BBC Sport. 26 January 2012. 
  19. ^ "Rotherham United sign Shaun Harrad from Bury on emergency loan". BBC Sport. 8 February 2012. 
  20. ^ "Striker Joins Millers". Southampton FC. 15 March 2012. 
  21. ^ "Banks joins Buxton". Rotherham United F.C. 24 November 2011. 
  22. ^ "Aldershot bring defenders Troy Brown and Sonny Bradley". BBC Football. 6 January 2012. 
  23. ^ "Banks loaned to Stalybridge". Sky Sports. 13 January 2012. 
  24. ^ "Silkmen take Marshall". Macclesfield Town F.C. 27 January 2012. 
  25. ^ "Macclesfield Town extend Marcus Marshall loan deal". BBC Football. 28 February 2012. 
  26. ^ "Annerson arrives at City". Bradford City A.F.C. 23 February 2012. 
  27. ^ "Bristol City sign Rotherham United striker Ryan Taylor". BBC Football. 20 June 2011. 
  28. ^ "Royals confirm Le Fondre deal". Sky Sports. 
  29. ^ "Preston North End sign Procter, Holroyd & McAllister". BBC Sport. 
  30. ^ a b c d e f "Rotherham United offer new deals to six players". BBC Football. 10 May 2011. 
  31. ^ "Morecambe sign former Rotherham winger Kevin Ellison". BBC Football. 1 June 2011. 
  32. ^ "Nicky Law completes move to Motherwell". BBC Football. 1 July 2011. 
  33. ^ "Morecambe complete the signing of Nick Fenton". BBC Football. 2 August 2011. 
  34. ^ "Stalybridge Celtic make 2 new signings". Non-League Football Forum. 11 August 2011. 
  35. ^ "Reds make it a total of 3 new faces". Alfreton F.C. 11 August 2011. 
  36. ^ "Grimsby Town snap up defender Jamie Green". BBC Football. 1 September 2011. 
  37. ^ "Former Latics defender joins Harrogate". Pitchero. 9 September 2011. 
  38. ^ "Port Vale sign ex-Rotherham striker Tom Pope". BBC Football. 2 August 2011. 
  39. ^ "Mullins collects Player of the Season award". Rotherham United F.C. 9 May 2012.