2011–12 Villarreal CF season

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Villarreal CF
2011–12 season
Chairman Fernando Roig Alfonso
Manager Juan Carlos Garrido
Stadium Estadio El Madrigal
La Liga 18th (relegated)
Copa del Rey Round of 32
UEFA Champions League Group Stage

The 2011–12 season will be the 72nd season in Villarreal Club de Fútbol's history and their 13th season in La Liga, the top division of Spanish football. It covers a period from 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012.

Villarreal will compete for their first La Liga title and will participate in the UEFA Champions League, entering in the play-off round due to their 4th place finish in the 2010–11 La Liga. They will also enter the Copa del Rey in the Round of 32. This season was Villarreal's last in La Liga, on the final day of the season they lost 1-0 to Atletico Madrid, sending them down to 18th and relegating the side that once finished 2nd in the La Liga.

Players[edit]

Squad information[edit]

As of 1 September 2011

The numbers are established according to the official website:www.villarrealcf.es and www.lfp.es

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

No. Position Player
1 Spain GK César Sánchez
2 Argentina DF Gonzalo Rodríguez (vice-captain)
3 Spain DF Joan Oriol
4 Argentina DF Mateo Musacchio
5 Spain DF Carlos Marchena
6 Spain DF Ángel López
7 Brazil FW Nilmar
8 Netherlands MF Jonathan de Guzmán
9 Argentina FW Marco Ruben
10 Spain MF Cani
11 Paraguay MF Hernán Pérez
12 Colombia DF Cristián Zapata
13 Spain GK Diego López
No. Position Player
14 Spain DF Mario Gaspar
15 Spain DF José Catalá
17 Spain MF Javier Camuñas
18 Ghana MF Wakaso Mubarak
19 Spain MF Marcos Senna (captain)
20 Spain MF Borja Valero
21 Spain MF Bruno Soriano
22 Italy FW Giuseppe Rossi
23 Argentina FW Alejandro Martinuccio
24 Spain GK Diego Mariño
27 Spain FW Gerard Bordas
38 France DF Florian Lejeune
41 Spain FW Joselú

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving from
Type
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
18 MF  ESP Cristobal Cristóbal 27 EU Elche Loan return Summer N/A
12 ST  USA Altidore, JozyJozy Altidore 21 Non-EU Bursaspor Turkey Loan return Summer 2014 N/A
23 LW  ECU Montero, JeffersonJefferson Montero 21 Non-EU Levante Loan return Summer N/A Marca.com
CB  ESP Marcano, IvánIván Marcano 24 EU Getafe Loan return Summer N/A
1 GK  ESP Cesar César 39 EU Valencia Transfer Summer 2012 Free AS.com
17 LW  ESP Camuñas, JavierJavier Camuñas 31 EU Osasuna Transfer Summer 2014 € 2.3M AS.com
12 CB  COL Zapata, CristiánCristián Zapata 24 EU Udinese Italy Transfer Summer 2016 € 7M marca.com
8 MF  CAN de Guzmán, JonathanJonathan de Guzmán 23 EU Mallorca Transfer Summer 2016 € 8M marca.com
23 ST  ESP Bordas, GerardGerard Bordas 29 EU Youth system Promoted Summer Youth system

Total expenditure: Decrease €9.3 million

Out[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving to
Type
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Source
CB  ESP Marcano, IvánIván Marcano 24 EU Olympiacos Greece Loan Summer N/A AS.com
17 MF  ESP Matilla, JavierJavier Matilla 22 EU Betis Transfer Summer € 1.2M AS.com
23 LW  ECU Montero, JeffersonJefferson Montero 21 Non-EU Betis Loan Summer N/A marca.com
24 RB  BRA Cicinho, Cicinho 31 EU Roma Italy Loan return Summer N/A marca.com
8 MF  ESP Cazorla, SantiSanti Cazorla 26 EU Málaga Transfer Summer € 19M malagacf.com
11 LB  ESP Capdevila, JoanJoan Capdevila 33 EU Benfica Portugal Transfer Summer Free villarrealcf.es
12 ST  USA Altidore, JozyJozy Altidore 21 Non-EU AZ Netherlands Transfer Summer Free sun-sentinel.com
18 CM  ESP Cristobal Cristóbal 27 EU Karpaty Lviv Ukraine Transfer Summer Free AS.com
25 GK  ESP Juan Carlos, Juan Carlos 23 EU Elche Loan Summer N/A elchecf.org
1 GK  ESP Xavi Oliva, Xavi Oliva 35 EU End of contract Summer Free

Total income: Increase €20.2 million

Statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Head coach Juan Carlos Garrido
Assistant coach Raúl Garrido
Physical trainers Carlos Corberán, Javi Ramos
Team delegate Enrique Basauri
Representative Iñaki Morán
Medical services Manuel Tello
Physiotherapists Víctor Salinas, Fernando Granell, Alfonso Calvo
Pitch delegate Juan Ansuategui
Kit managers Pasqualet, Jorge Garrido, Adrián Ortells

Source: Villarrealcf.es

Overview[edit]

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
La Liga 17th 27–28 August 2011 13 May 2012
Copa del Rey Round of 32 Round of 32 Round of 32 13 December 2011
UEFA Champions League Play-off round Group stage 17 August 2011 9 December 2011

Last updated: 6 July 2011
Source: Competitions

La Liga[edit]

Main article: 2011–12 La Liga

League table[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
38 8 15 15 36 51 −15 39 6 11 3 26 20 +6 2 4 12 10 31 −21

Last updated: 13 May 2012.
Source: Competitive matches

Results by round[edit]

Round 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 1 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 20 37 38
Ground A H A H A H A H A H A H A A H A H A H H A H A H A H A H A H A H H A H A A H
Result L D L W D D D L L W D W L L D L D L W D W W L D L L L D W D L W D D D D L L
Position 19 17 19 13 13 12 14 16 18 13 13 12 13 15 17 17 18 19 17 18 17 15 17 17 17 17 17 17 16 17 17 17 16 17 17 16 16 18

Last updated: 26 April 2012.
Source: La Liga
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss       Postponed

Copa del Rey[edit]

Round of 32[edit]

UEFA Champions League[edit]

Play-off round[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Times up to 29 October 2011 (matchdays 1–3) are CEST (UTC+02:00), thereafter (matchdays 4–6) times are CET (UTC+01:00).

Group A match between Villarreal and Manchester City.
Group A
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Germany Bayern Munich 6 4 1 1 11 6 +5 13
Italy Napoli 6 3 2 1 10 6 +4 11
England Manchester City 6 3 1 2 9 6 +3 10
Spain Villarreal 6 0 0 6 2 14 −12 0

Pre-season[edit]

Last updated: 10 August 2011.
Source: Villarreal CF

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "LFP and AFE to continue talks". LFP.es. 19 August 2011. Retrieved 19 August 2011. 

External links[edit]