2011–12 Wrexham F.C. season

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Wrexham
2011–12 season
Chairman Wrexham Supporters Trust
Manager Dean Saunders
Andy Morrell
Stadium Racecourse Ground
Conference National 2nd
FA Cup Third round
Welsh Cup Third round
FA Trophy First round
Top goalscorer League: Jake Speight (21)
All: Jake Speight (21)
Highest home attendance 8,316 (vs. Brighton & Hove Albion, FA Cup, 18 January)
Lowest home attendance 1,101 (vs. Hinckley United, FA Trophy, 10 December)
Average home league attendance 3,712
Home colours
Away colours

The 2011–12 season will be Wrexham's fourth consecutive year in the Conference National since their relegation from the Football League. This article will show statistics and list details of all matches played by the club during the season.

Before the game at Grimbsy Town, manager Dean Saunders resigned to become manager of Championship club Doncaster Rovers. Andy Morrell was named temporary player-coach, but was later appointed as full-time manager.[1]

Club[edit]

Squad[edit]

As of 14 January 2012

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

No. Position Player
2 Wales DF Daniel Alfei (on loan from Swansea City)
3 England DF Neil Ashton
4 England DF Mark Creighton
6 England MF Jay Harris
7 Poland MF Adrian Cieslewicz
9 England FW Danny Wright
10 England FW Jake Speight
11 England FW Andy Morrell
12 England MF Dean Keates
14 Wales MF Leon Clowes
16 England DF Johnny Hunt
17 England MF Glen Little
18 Wales MF Jamie Tolley
19 Nigeria FW Obi Anoruo
20 England MF Nathaniel Knight-Percival
21 Wales GK Chris Maxwell gone to Fleetwood Town F.C.
No. Position Player
22 Republic of Ireland DF Declan Walker
23 England DF Chris Westwood
24 Guinea FW Mathias Pogba
25 Cameroon GK Joslain Mayebi
26 England MF Joe Clarke
27 England FW Jay Colbeck
28 England DF Steve Tomassen
30 Scotland MF Steve Leslie
31 Wales FW Robert Ogleby
33 Barbados FW Louis Moss
34 England DF Stephen Wright
35 Wales DF Rob Salathiel
36 England MF Matty Owen
37 Wales MF Jamie Morton
- Wales DF Max Penk
- England FW Nicholas Rushton

In[edit]

Date Position Nationality Name From Fee
30 June 2011 FW England Jake Speight England Bradford City Free
30 June 2011 DF England Chris Westwood England Wycombe Wanderers Free
30 June 2011 FW England Danny Wright England Cambridge United Free
January 2012 FW England Robert Ogleby Scotland Heart of Midlothian Free
January 2012 DF Wales Daniel Alfei Wales Swansea City Loan
January 2012 DF Scotland Steven Leslie England Shrewsbury Town Free

Out[edit]

Date Position Nationality Name To Fee
9 January 2012 CM Wales Lee Fowler England Fleetwood Town £35k
30 January 2012 DF Wales Danny Ward England Liverpool £100k
31 January 2012 DF Wales Curtis Obeng Wales Swansea City £275k
11 May 2012 CM England Nathaniel Knight-Percival England Peterborough United Free

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Manager England Andy Morrell
Assistant manager England Billy Barr
Youth team coach Wales Joey Jones
Goalkeeping coach England Michael Oakes
Physiotherapist Wales Ritson Lloyd

Last updated: 28 August 2011
Source: Wrexham F.C.

Other information[edit]

Chairman Wales WST
Ground (capacity and dimensions) Racecourse Ground (15,500 / 102×68 metres)

Last updated: 11 May 2010
Source: Wrexham F.C.

Competitions[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Conference National[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 30 8 8 85 33 +52 98 17 3 4 48 17 +31 13 5 4 37 16 +21

Last updated: 28 April 2012.
Source: Competitive matches

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 H A A H A H H A H A A H H A A H A H A H A H H H A H A H A H H A A A H H A H A A H A H A A H
Result D W W W W W W L L D W L W W W W W D D W D W W W W W W W L W W W L W W W W L W D L D D L W W
Position 16 3 1 2 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2

Last updated: 28 April 2012.
Source: Competitive matches
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.
Note: Conference National fixtures not listed due to copyright. Results will be shown.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Notes

League Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Fleetwood Town (P) 46 31 10 5 102 48 +54 103 Promotion to 2012–13 League Two
2 Wrexham (Q) 46 30 8 8 85 33 +52 98 Qualification to Conference National Playoffs
3 Mansfield Town (Q) 46 25 14 7 87 48 +39 89
4 York City (Q) 46 23 14 9 81 45 +36 83
5 Luton Town (Q) 46 22 15 9 78 42 +36 81
6 Kidderminster Harriers 46 22 10 14 82 63 +19 76
7 Southport 46 21 13 12 72 69 +3 76
8 Gateshead 46 21 11 14 69 62 +7 74
9 Cambridge United 46 19 14 13 57 41 +16 71
10 Forest Green Rovers 46 19 13 14 66 45 +21 70
11 Grimsby Town 46 19 13 14 79 60 +19 70
12 Braintree Town 46 17 11 18 76 80 −4 62
13 Barrow 46 17 9 20 62 76 −14 60
14 Ebbsfleet United 46 14 12 20 69 84 −15 54
15 Alfreton Town 46 15 9 22 62 86 −24 54
16 Stockport County 46 12 15 19 58 74 −16 51
17 Lincoln City 46 13 10 23 53 66 −13 49
18 Tamworth 46 11 15 20 47 70 −23 48
19 Newport County 46 11 14 21 53 65 −12 47
20 A.F.C. Telford United 46 10 16 20 45 65 −20 46
21 Hayes & Yeading United (R) 46 11 8 27 58 90 −32 41 Relegation to 2012–13 Conference North/South
22 Darlington (R) 46 11 13 22 47 73 −26 036*
23 Bath City (R) 46 7 10 29 43 89 −46 31
24 Kettering Town (R) 46 8 9 29 40 100 −60 030

Updated to games played on 28 April 2012.
Source: Football Conference
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
*Darlington were deducted ten points for entering administration.[3]
Kettering were deducted three points for failing to pay football creditors.[4]
(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.

Play-offs[edit]

Wrexham lost 3-2 on aggregate

FA Trophy[edit]

Main article: 2011–12 FA Trophy

Welsh Cup[edit]

Main article: 2011–12 Welsh Cup

FA Cup[edit]

Notes
  • The game was originally scheduled for 17 January at 19:45, but was postponed by one day due to heavy frost.[5]

Squad Statistics[edit]

Top Scorers[edit]

Place Position Nation Number Name Conference Play-off FA Cup Welsh Cup FA Trophy Total
1 FW England 10 Jake Speight 21 0 0 0 0 21
2 FW England 11 Andy Morrell 10 1 3 0 0 14
FW Guinea 24 Mathias Pogba 12 0 1 0 0 13
4 MF Wales 18 Jamie Tolley 5 0 1 0 0 6
FW England 9 Danny Wright 6 0 1 0 0 7
MF Poland 7 Adrian Cieslewicz 6 1 1 0 0 8
7 MF England 20 Nathaniel Knight-Percival 4 0 1 0 0 5
8 Own goal 3 0 1 0 0 4
9 MF England 6 Jay Harris 3 0 0 0 0 3
DF England 4 Mark Creighton 3 0 0 0 0 3
11 MF Wales 8 Lee Fowler 2 0 0 0 0 2
FW Wales 37 Jay Colbeck 2 0 0 0 0 2
MF England 26 Joe Clarke 2 0 0 0 0 2
MF England 12 Dean Keates 2 0 0 0 0 2
15 DF England 2 Curtis Obeng 1 0 0 0 0 1
MF Scotland 30 Steve Leslie 1 0 0 0 0 1
FW Wales 31 Robert Ogleby 1 0 0 0 0 1
DF England 23 Chris Westwood 1 0 0 0 0 1
DF England 3 Neil Ashton 1 0 0 0 0 1
MF England 15 Glen Little 0 0 0 0 1 1
MF Barbados 16 Louis Moss 0 0 0 1 0 1
TOTALS 74 2 9 1 1 87

Disciplinary Record[edit]

Number Nation Position Name Conference Play-off FA Cup Welsh Cup FA Trophy Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
2 England DF Curtis Obeng 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
3 England DF Neil Ashton 8 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
4 England DF Mark Creighton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
6 England MF Jay Harris 13 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 1
7 Poland MF Adrian Cieslewicz 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
8 Wales MF Lee Fowler 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
9 England FW Danny Wright 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2
10 England FW Jake Speight 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
12 England MF Dean Keates 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
16 England DF Johnny Hunt 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
17 England MF Glen Little 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
18 Wales MF Jamie Tolley 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
20 England MF Nathaniel Knight-Percival 8 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 1
21 England GK Chris Maxwell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
23 England DF Chris Westwood 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
24 Guinea FW Mathias Pogba 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
25 Cameroon GK Joslain Mayebi 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
26 England MF Joe Clarke 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
30 Scotland MF Steve Leslie 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
34 England DF Stephen Wright 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
TOTALS 85 6 2 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 98 6

Kit[edit]

Supplier: Puma
Sponsor(s): Glyndŵr University

Home
Away

Last updated: 28 August 2011.
Source: Wrexham Club Shop

References[edit]