2011–12 West Bromwich Albion F.C. season

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West Bromwich Albion
2011-12 season
Chairman Jeremy Peace
Head coach Roy Hodgson(until 13 May)
Steve Clarke (from 8 June)
FA Cup Fourth round
(eliminated by Norwich City)
League Cup Second round
(eliminated by Everton)
Top goalscorer League: Peter Odemwingie (10)
All: Peter Odemwingie (11)
Highest home attendance 26,358 (vs. Arsenal
Lowest home attendance 12,454 (vs. Cardiff City
Average home league attendance 24,639
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2011–12 season was West Bromwich Albion's second consecutive season in the Premier League, their sixth in total. During the season, they competed in the League Cup and the FA Cup.

West Bromwich Albion finished the season at 10th place after their last league game was a 2-3 loss against Arsenal.

2011–12 Premier League squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 England GK Ben Foster (on loan from Birmingham City)
3 Sweden DF Jonas Olsson (vice-captain)
5 Cameroon MF Somen Tchoyi
6 England DF Liam Ridgewell
7 Scotland MF James Morrison[1]
8 Republic of Ireland MF Keith Andrews
9 Republic of Ireland FW Shane Long
11 Northern Ireland MF Chris Brunt (club captain)
12 Republic of Ireland DF Steven Reid[2]
13 Hungary GK Márton Fülöp
14 England MF Jerome Thomas
17 Scotland MF Graham Dorrans
19 England GK Luke Daniels
No. Position Player
20 England DF Nicky Shorey
21 Democratic Republic of the Congo MF Youssuf Mulumbu
22 Hungary MF Zoltán Gera
23 Northern Ireland DF Gareth McAuley
24 Nigeria FW Peter Odemwingie
25 England DF Craig Dawson
26 England DF James Hurst
28 England DF Billy Jones
29 England MF George Thorne
30 Romania DF Gabriel Tamaş
31 Republic of Ireland FW Simon Cox[3]
32 French Guiana FW Marc-Antoine Fortuné[4]
33 Austria MF Paul Scharner

Reserves and academy[edit]

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

No. Position Player
36 Pakistan FW Adil Nabi
37 Wales MF Kayleden Brown
38 England FW Saido Berahino
39 England MF Kemar Roofe
42 England DF Cameron Gayle
43 England MF Jamie Edge

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
2 England DF Joe Mattock (at Brighton & Hove Albion)
15 New Zealand FW Chris Wood (at Bristol City)
16 Scotland MF Scott Allan (at Portsmouth)
18 Chile DF Gonzalo Jara (at Brighton & Hove Albion)
27 England MF Sam Mantom (at Walsall)
No. Position Player
34 England MF Paul Downing (at Barnet)
35 Saint Kitts and Nevis MF Romaine Sawyers (at Shrewsbury Town)
40 Wales DF Liam O'Neil (at VPS)
41 England FW Lateef Elford-Alliyu (at Bury)
Wales GK Boaz Myhill (at Birmingham City)

Results and fixtures[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

West Brom played no early home pre-season friendlies this season, because of development and leveling of the pitch at The Hawthorns.[5]

Premier League[edit]

League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2011–12 FA Cup

League table[edit]

Team
Pld W D L F A GD Pts
C Manchester City 38 28 5 5 93 29 +64 89
2 Manchester United 38 28 5 5 89 33 +56 89
3 Arsenal 38 21 7 10 74 49 +25 70
4 Tottenham Hotspur 38 20 9 9 66 41 +25 69
5 Newcastle United 38 19 8 11 56 51 +5 65
6 Chelsea 38 18 10 10 65 46 +19 64
7 Everton 38 15 11 12 50 40 +10 56
8 Liverpool 38 14 10 14 47 40 +7 52
9 Fulham 38 14 10 14 48 51 -3 52
10 West Bromwich Albion 38 13 8 17 45 52 -7 47
11 Swansea City 38 12 11 15 44 51 -7 47
12 Norwich City 38 12 11 15 52 66 -14 47
13 Sunderland 38 11 12 15 45 46 -1 45
14 Stoke City 38 11 12 15 36 53 -17 45
15 Wigan Athletic 38 11 10 17 42 62 -20 43
16 Aston Villa 38 7 17 14 37 53 -16 38
17 Queens Park Rangers 38 10 7 21 43 66 -23 37
R Bolton Wanderers 38 10 6 22 46 77 -31 36
R Blackburn Rovers 38 8 7 23 48 78 -30 31
R Wolverhampton Wanderers 38 5 10 23 40 82 -42 25
Premier League Champions
Qualifies for 2012–13 UEFA Champions League
Qualifies for 2012–13 UEFA Europa League
Relegation to Championship
Last updated: 20:00, 13 May 2012 (UTC)

Players statistics[edit]

As of 7 April 2012
No. Nat Pos Player Total Premier League FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 England GK Ben Foster 33 0 31+0 0 2+0 0 0+0 0
2 England DF Joe Mattock 3 0 1+1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
3 Sweden DF Jonas Olsson 28 2 27+0 2 0+0 0 1+0 0
5 Cameroon MF Somen Tchoyi 19 1 5+11 1 0+2 0 1+0 0
6 England DF Liam Ridgewell 8 1 8+0 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
7 Scotland MF James Morrison 30 4 22+5 4 2+0 0 0+1 0
8 Republic of Ireland MF Keith Andrews 8 2 6+2 2 0+0 0 0+0 0
9 Republic of Ireland FW Shane Long 28 7 19+7 7 0+1 0 1+0 0
10 England FW Steven Leo 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
11 Northern Ireland MF Chris Brunt 25 2 20+4 1 0+0 0 1+0 1
12 Republic of Ireland DF Steven Reid 21 1 20+1 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
13 Hungary GK Márton Fülöp 2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
14 England MF Jerome Thomas 26 2 21+3 1 1+0 0 1+0 1
16 Scotland MF Scott Allan 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
17 Scotland MF Graham Dorrans 28 1 10+14 1 2+0 0 2+0 0
18 Chile DF Gonzalo Jara 7 0 1+3 0 2+0 0 1+0 0
19 England GK Luke Daniels 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
20 England DF Nicky Shorey 25 0 21+3 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
21 Democratic Republic of the Congo MF Youssuf Mulumbu 28 1 26+1 1 1+0 0 0+0 0
22 Hungary MF Zoltán Gera 3 0 3+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
23 Northern Ireland DF Gareth McAuley 32 2 28+0 2 1+1 0 2+0 0
24 Nigeria FW Peter Odemwingie 27 10 21+4 9 1+0 1 1+0 0
25 England DF Craig Dawson 10 0 4+2 0 2+0 0 1+1 0
27 England MF Sam Mantom 1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+1 0
28 England DF Billy Jones 14 0 10+1 0 1+0 0 2+0 0
29 England MF George Thorne 6 0 0+3 0 1+0 0 2+0 0
30 Romania DF Gabriel Tamaş 10 0 7+1 0 1+1 0 0+0 0
31 Republic of Ireland FW Simon Cox 16 4 5+7 0 2+0 3 2+0 1
32 France FW Marc-Antoine Fortuné 14 5 8+3 2 1+1 1 1+0 2
33 Austria MF Paul Scharner 23 3 16+6 3 0+0 0 0+1 0
34 England MF Paul Downing 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
35 Saint Kitts and Nevis MF Romaine Sawyers 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
36 Pakistan FW Adil Nabi 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
37 Wales MF Kayleden Brown 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
38 England FW Saido Berahino 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
39 England MF Kemar Roofe 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
40 Wales DF Liam O'Neil 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
41 England FW Lateef Elford-Alliyu 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
42 England DF Cameron Gayle 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
44 England MF Jamie Edge 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

Captains[edit]

No. P Name Country No. Games Notes
11 MF Chris Brunt  Northern Ireland 10 Club captain

Last updated: 6 June 2011
Source: Competitive match reports.
Competitive matches only
Matches started as captain only
Country: FIFA nationality; No.: Squad number; P: Position; Name: Player name; No. Games: Number of games started as captain.

Top scorers[edit]

Last updated on 20th May 2012 (Not fully Checked)
Place Position Nation Number Name Premiership FA Cup League Cup Total
1 FW Nigeria 24 Peter Odemwingie 10 1 0 11
2 FW Republic of Ireland 9 Shane Long 8 0 0 8
3 FW French Guiana 32 Marc-Antoine Fortuné 2 1 2 5
4 MF Scotland 7 James Morrison 5 0 0 5
= FW Republic of Ireland 31 Simon Cox 0 3 1 4
4 MF Austria 33 Paul Scharner 3 0 0 3
5 DF Sweden 3 Jonas Olsson 2 0 0 2
= MF Republic of Ireland 8 Keith Andrews 2 0 0 2
= MF Northern Ireland 11 Chris Brunt 2 0 1 3
= MF England 14 Jerome Thomas 1 0 1 2
= DF Northern Ireland 23 Gareth McAuley 2 0 0 2
11 MF Cameroon 5 Somen Tchoyi 1 0 0 1
= DF England 6 Liam Ridgewell 1 0 0 1
= MF Republic of Ireland 12 Steven Reid 1 0 1 2
= MF Scotland 17 Graham Dorrans 3 0 0 3
= MF Democratic Republic of the Congo 21 Youssuf Mulumbu 1 0 0 1
= / / Own Goals 1 0 0 1
Totals 44 5 7 56

Transfers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morrison was born in Darlington, England, but qualifies to represent Scotland internationally through his grandparents and made his international debut for Scotland in May 2008.
  2. ^ Reid was born in Kingston upon Thames, England, but qualifies to represent the Republic of Ireland internationally through his mother and made his international debut for Ireland in 2001.
  3. ^ Cox was born in Reading, England, but qualifies to represent the Republic of Ireland internationally through his grandmother and made his international debut for Ireland in May 2011.
  4. ^ Fortuné was born in Cayenne, French Guiana, which is an overseas region of France.
  5. ^ "Chairman reveals stadium plans". WBA Official Site. 7 June 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2011. 
  6. ^ Shown on Match of the Day on 31 January.