2012–13 Peterborough United F.C. season

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Peterborough United
2012–13 season
Manager Darren Ferguson
Stadium London Road Stadium
Championship 22nd (relegated)
FA Cup 3rd Round
Football League Cup 2nd Round
Top goalscorer League: Dwight Gayle (13)
All: Dwight Gayle (13)
Lee Tomlin (13)
Highest home attendance 13,938 vs Sheffield Wednesday, 27 April
Lowest home attendance 3,225 vs Southend United, 14 August
Average home league attendance 8,215
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2012-13 season is Peterborough United's second consecutive season in the Championship.

Events of the season[edit]

June
July
November
May

Championship Data[edit]

League Table[edit]

# Team Pld W D L F A GD Pts
C Cardiff City 46 25 12 9 72 45 +27 87
P Hull City 46 24 7 15 61 52 +9 79
3 Watford 46 23 8 15 85 58 +27 77
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 19 18 9 69 43 +26 75
P Crystal Palace 46 19 15 12 73 62 +11 72
6 Leicester City 46 19 11 16 71 48 +23 68
7 Bolton Wanderers 46 18 14 14 69 61 +8 68
8 Nottingham Forest 46 17 16 13 63 59 +4 67
9 Charlton Athletic 46 17 14 15 65 59 +6 65
10 Derby County 46 16 13 17 65 62 +3 61
11 Burnley 46 16 13 17 62 60 +2 61
12 Birmingham City 46 15 16 15 63 69 −6 61
13 Leeds United 46 17 10 19 57 66 −9 61
14 Ipswich Town 46 16 12 18 48 61 −13 60
15 Blackpool 46 14 17 15 62 63 −1 59
16 Middlesbrough 46 18 5 23 61 70 −9 59
17 Blackburn Rovers 46 14 16 16 55 62 −7 58
18 Sheffield Wednesday 46 16 10 20 53 61 −8 58
19 Huddersfield Town 46 15 13 18 53 73 −20 58
20 Millwall 46 15 11 20 51 62 −11 56
21 Barnsley 46 14 13 19 56 70 −14 55
R Peterborough United 46 15 9 22 66 75 −9 54
R Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 14 9 23 55 69 −14 51
R Bristol City 46 11 8 27 59 84 −25 41
Promotion to Premier League
Qualification to Championship playoffs
Relegation to League One
Last updated: 13:56, 4 May 2013 (UTC)


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 15 9 22 66 74 −8 54 8 5 10 34 39 −5 7 4 12 32 35 −3

Last updated: 5 May 2013.
Source:[citation needed]

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 Austria GK Robert Olejnik
3 England DF Craig Alcock
4 England DF Shaun Brisley
5 Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Gabriel Zakuani (Vice Club Captain))
6 England MF Michael Bostwick
7 Scotland MF Danny Swanson
8 England MF Lee Tomlin
9 England FW Tyrone Barnett
10 Scotland MF George Boyd (on loan at Hull City)
11 Northern Ireland MF Grant McCann
12 England FW Emile Sinclair (on loan at Doncaster Rovers)
13 England GK Joe Day
14 England MF Tommy Rowe (Captain))
15 England FW Dave Hibbert
16 Republic of Ireland MF Daniel Kearns (on loan at Rotherham United)
17 England MF Joe Newell
No. Position Player
18 England DF Kane Ferdinand
19 England DF Mark Little
20 England DF Nathaniel Knight-Percival
21 England FW Nicky Ajose (on loan at Bury)
22 England FW Jonson Clarke-Harris (on loan at Bury)
23 Italy MF Davide Petrucci (on loan from Manchester United)
24 South Africa DF Kgosi Ntlhe
25 England DF Peter Grant
26 England MF Jack Payne (on loan from Gillingham)
28 England FW Jaani Gordon-Hutton
30 England MF Michael Richens
33 England MF Alex Pritchard (on loan from Tottenham Hotspur)
34 England FW Dwight Gayle
36 England MF Charlie Coulson
38 Belgium MF Florent Cuvelier (on loan from Stoke City)
44 England MF Nathaniel Mendez-Laing

Statistics[edit]

As of 5 May 2013
No. Nat Pos Player Total Championship FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 Austria GK Robert Olejnik 49 0 46 0 1 0 2 0
3 England DF Craig Alcock 29 0 23+4 0 1 0 1 0
4 England DF Shaun Brisley 31 0 23+5 0 1 0 2 0
5 Democratic Republic of the Congo DF Gabriel Zakuani 34 1 30+3 1 0 0 1 0
6 England MF Michael Bostwick 42 5 39 5 1 0 2 0
7 Scotland MF Danny Swanson 30 2 10+17 2 1 0 1+1 0
8 England FW Lee Tomlin 44 13 39+3 11 0 0 2 2
9 England FW Tyrone Barnett 18 1 10+8 1 0 0 0 0
11 Northern Ireland MF Grant McCann 43 8 28+12 8 0+1 0 1+1 0
13 England GK Joe Day 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 England MF Tommy Rowe 32 5 30+1 5 1 0 0 0
15 England FW Dave Hibbert 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 England MF Joe Newell 33 1 22+8 0 1 0 1+1 1
18 England MF Kane Ferdinand 32 1 15+16 1 1 0 0 0
19 England DF Mark Little 44 1 39+2 1 1 0 1+1 0
20 England DF Nathaniel Knight-Percival 33 0 29+2 0 1 0 1 0
23 Italy MF Davide Petrucci (on loan from Manchester United) 4 1 4 1 0 0 0 0
24 South Africa DF Kgosi Ntlhe 15 1 9+4 1 0 0 2 0
25 England DF Peter Grant 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 England MF Jack Payne (on loan from Gillingham) 14 0 11+3 0 0 0 0 0
28 England MF Jaani Gordon-Hutton 4 0 1+2 0 0+1 0 0 0
32 England DF Jermaine Anderson 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
33 England MF Alex Pritchard (on loan from Tottenham Hotspur) 6 0 2+4 0 0 0 0 0
34 England FW Dwight Gayle 29 13 28+1 13 0 0 0 0
35 England FW Regan Carthey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
36 England MF Charlie Coulson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
38 Belgium MF Florent Cuvelier (on loan from Stoke City) 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
44 England FW Nathaniel Mendez-Laing 21 3 13+8 3 0 0 0 0
England DF Scott Griffiths 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players currently out on loan:
10 Scotland MF George Boyd (at Hull City) 34 7 30+1 6 1 0 2 1
12 England FW Emile Sinclair (at Doncaster Rovers) 13 3 5+8 3 0 0 0 0
16 Republic of Ireland MF Daniel Kearns (at Rotherham United) 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0
21 England FW Nicky Ajose (at Bury) 1 0 0 0 0+1 0 0 0
22 England FW Jonson Clarke-Harris (at Bury) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players who left during the course of the season:
23 Republic of Ireland MF Lee Frecklington 6 0 4+1 0 0 0 1 0
26 England FW Paul Taylor 5 2 2+1 0 0 0 2 2
31 England DF Scott Wootton (on loan from Manchester United) 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
33 England MF George Thorne (on loan from West Bromwich Albion) 7 1 7 1 0 0 0 0
38 England FW Saido Berahino (on loan from West Bromwich Albion) 10 2 7+3 2 0 0 0 0

Goalscorers[edit]

Rank No. Pos. Name Championship FA Cup League Trophy Total
1 8 MF Lee Tomlin 11 0 2 13
34 FW Dwight Gayle 13 0 0 13
3 11 MF Grant McCann 8 0 0 8
4 10 MF George Boyd 6 0 1 7
5 6 MF Michael Bostwick 5 0 0 5
14 MF Tommy Rowe 5 0 0 5
7 12 FW Emile Sinclair 3 0 0 3
44 FW Nathaniel Mendez-Laing 3 0 0 3
9 7 MF Danny Swanson 2 0 0 2
26 FW Paul Taylor 0 0 2 2
38 FW Saido Berahino 2 0 0 2
12 5 DF Gabriel Zakuani 1 0 0 1
9 FW Tyrone Barnett 1 0 0 1
17 MF Joe Newell 0 0 1 1
18 MF Kane Ferdinand 1 0 0 1
19 DF Mark Little 1 0 0 1
23 MF Davide Petrucci 1 0 0 1
24 DF Kgosi Ntlhe 1 0 0 1
31 DF Scott Wootton 1 0 0 1
33 MF George Thorne 1 0 0 1
Total 64 0 6 70

Disciplinary record[edit]

No. Pos. Name Championship FA Cup League Cup Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
1 GK Robert Olejnik 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
4 DF Shaun Brisley 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
5 DF Gabriel Zakuani 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
6 MF Michael Bostwick 8 0 1 0 0 0 9 0
7 MF Danny Swanson 6 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
8 MF Lee Tomlin 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 1
9 FW Tyrone Barnett 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
10 MF George Boyd 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
11 MF Grant McCann 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
12 FW Emile Sinclair 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
17 MF Joe Newell 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
19 DF Mark Little 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
20 DF Nathaniel Knight-Percival 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
23 MF Davide Petteruci 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
23 MF Lee Frecklington 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
24 DF Kgosi Ntlhe 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
26 FW Paul Taylor 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
34 FW Dwight Gayle 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
44 MF Nathaniel Mendez-Laing 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 55 1 2 0 2 0 59 1

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

N
P
Name
EU
Country
Age
Type
Moving from
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
20 DF Nathaniel Knight-Percival EU  ENG 25 Free Wrexham Wales Summer 2014 Free BBC Sport
DF Sage EU  ENG 17 Promoted Youth system Summer 2014 Youth system Official Site
35 DF Charlie Coulson EU  ENG 16 Promoted Youth system Summer 2015 Youth system BBC Sport
9 FW Tyrone Barnett EU  ENG 26 Transfer Crawley Town Summer 2014 £1,200,000 BBC Sport
4 DF Shaun Brisley EU  ENG 22 Transfer Macclesfield Town Summer 2014 Undisclosed BBC Sport
7 MF Danny Swanson EU  SCO 25 Free Dundee United Scotland Summer 2014 Free BBC Sport
1 GK Robert Olejnik EU  AUT 25 Transfer Torquay United Summer 2015 £300,0001 BBC Sport
44 FW Nathaniel Mendez-Laing EU  ENG 20 Transfer Wolverhampton Wanderers Summer 2015 £100,0002 Official Site
6 MF Michael Bostwick EU  ENG 24 Transfer Stevenage Summer 2015 Undisclosed BBC Sport
DF Richens EU  ENG 17 Promoted Youth system Summer 2015 Youth system BBC Sport
22 FW Jonson Clarke-Harris EU  ENG 18 Free Coventry City Summer 2014 Free Official Site
18 MF Kane Ferdinand EU  ENG 19 Transfer Southend United Summer 2016 £200,000 BBC Sport
34 FW Dwight Gayle EU  ENG 21 Transfer Dagenham & Redbridge Winter 2017 £500,000 BBC Sport
  • Total spending: Decrease ~ £2,300,000+
Notes

1Although officially undisclosed, the Peterborough Evening Telegraph reported the fee to be around £300,000.[7]
2Although officially undisclosed, the Express and Star reported the fee to be £100,000.[8]

Loans In[edit]

No.
P
Name
Country
Age
Loan club
Started
Ended
Start source
End source
38 FW Saido Berahino  ENG 19 West Bromwich Albion 1 October 6 December BBC Sport Peterborough United FC
34 FW Dwight Gayle  ENG 21 Dagenham & Redbridge 20 November 2 January BBC Sport BBC Sport
33 MF George Thorne  ENG 19 West Bromwich Albion 21 November 28 December BBC Sport BBC Sport
23 MF Davide Petrucci  ITA 23 Manchester United 9 January 31 May BBC Sport
31 DF Scott Wootton  ENG 21 Manchester United 9 January 5 February BBC Sport Sky Sports
MF Jack Payne  ENG 21 Gillingham 26 January 31 May Peterborough United FC
33 MF Alex Pritchard  ENG 19 Tottenham Hotspur 31 January 31 May BBC Sport
38 MF Florent Cuvelier  BEL 20 Stoke City 27 March 31 May BBC Sport

Sources: For loan start source see "Start source". For loan end source see "End source".
EU = if holds or not a European Union passport; Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; No. = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); In/Out = In: The player came in on loan, Out: The player went out on loan; Loan club = the club that the player moved on loan to or the club that the player came from on loan; Started = the date when the player's loan started; Ended = the date when the player's loan ended.

Out[edit]

N
P
Name
Country
Age
Type
Moving to
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Apps
Goals
Source
1 GK Joe Lewis  ENG 24 Out of Contract Cardiff City Wales Summer Free 190 0 South Wales Echo
28 GK Paul Jones  ENG 25 Out of Contract Crawley Town Summer Free 41 0 Sky Sports
25 MF Nathan Ralph  ENG 19 Free Transfer Yeovil Town Summer Free 0 0 BBC Sport
36 MF Matt Breeze  ENG 19 Contract Terminated Worcester City Summer Free 0 0 None-League 365
9 FW David Ball  ENG 22 Transfer Fleetwood Town Summer Undisclosed 45 11 BBC Sport
26 FW Paul Taylor  ENG 24 Transfer Ipswich Town Summer Undisclosed 53 14 Ipswich Town FC
23 MF Lee Frecklington  IRL
 ENG
27 Transfer Rotherham United Winter Undisclosed 102 10 BBC Sport

EU = if holds or not a European Union passport; Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; N = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); Age = age on the day of the signing; Moving from = only indicate the club the player was playing before start playing for this club in this season, for the type of the moving see Status column; Moving to = only indicates the club the player is going to play next, for the type of the moving see Status column; Ends = when the player's current contract ends; n/a = Not applicable; Apps = Total number of competitive appearances (including substitute appearances) at the club prior to departure; Goals = Total number of competitive goals scored at the club prior to departure.

Loans out[edit]

No.
P
Name
Country
Age
Loan club
Started
Ended
Start source
End source
21 FW Nicky Ajose  ENG 23 Crawley Town 17 August 1 January BBC Sport [1]
16 MF Daniel Kearns  IRL
 NIR
21 York City 4 October 29 November BBC Sport BBC Sport
DF Scott Griffiths  ENG 29 Plymouth Argyle 9 October 20 November BBC Sport
22 FW Jonson Clarke-Harris  ENG 18 Southend United 12 October 12 November BBC Sport Sky Sports
23 MF Lee Frecklington  IRL 27 Rotherham United 19 October 20 November BBC Sport Peterborough United FC
44 FW Nathaniel Mendez-Laing  ENG 22 Portsmouth 15 November BBC Sport
9 FW Tyrone Barnett  ENG 27 Ipswich Town 19 November 13 December BBC Sport BBC Sport
12 FW Emile Sinclair  ENG 25 Barnsley 20 November 5 January BBC Sport Sky Sports
23 MF Lee Frecklington  IRL 27 Rotherham United 22 November 2 January Peterborough United FC BBC Sport
12 FW Emile Sinclair  ENG 25 Doncaster Rovers 5 January 31 May Sky Sports
16 MF Daniel Kearns  IRL 21 Rotherham United 9 January 31 May BBC Sport
21 FW Nicky Ajose  ENG 21 Bury 23 January 31 May BBC Sport
22 FW Jonson Clarke-Harris  ENG 18 Bury 15 February 31 May BBC Sport
10 MF George Boyd  SCO
 ENG
27 Hull City 21 February 31 May BBC Sport

Sources: For loan start source see "Start source". For loan end source see "End source".
EU = if holds or not a European Union passport; Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; No. = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); In/Out = In: The player came in on loan, Out: The player went out on loan; Loan club = the club that the player moved on loan to or the club that the player came from on loan; Started = the date when the player's loan started; Ended = the date when the player's loan ended.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Pre-season Friendlies[edit]

Championship[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

League Cup[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barnet appoint Mark Robson as new head coach". BBC Sport. 11 June 2012. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Coutts won’t reunite with ex-PNE boss". Peterborough Today. 29 June 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Gavin Strachan steps up as acting Peterborough first-team coach". BBC Sport. 4 July 2012. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Reports claim Posh double transfer bid declined". Peterborough today. 5 July 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Zakuani Named Posh Skipper". The Posh Official Site. 6 July 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Peterborough United fine and transfer-list four players". BBC Sport. 12 November 2012. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  7. ^ "Move to Posh is a dream come true for Bobby". Peterborough Evening Telegraph. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 18 June 2012. 
  8. ^ "Winger Mendez-Laing is first out of the exit at Molineux". Express and Star. 7 July 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2012.