2012–13 Torquay United F.C. season

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Torquay United
2012–13 season
Chairman Simon Baker
Manager Alan Knill
League Two 19th
FA Cup First Round
League Cup First Round
League Trophy Second Round
Top goalscorer League:
Rene Howe (16)
All:
Rene Howe (16)
Highest home attendance 5,666
vs. Bristol Rovers
27 April 2013
(League Two)
Lowest home attendance 1,280
vs. Yeovil Town
16 October 2012
(League Trophy)
Average home league attendance 2,518
Home colours
Away colours

The 2012–13 Torquay United F.C. season is Torquay United's 77th season in the Football League and their fourth consecutive season in League Two. The season runs from 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2013.

First team 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 Michael Poke
2 England DF Joe Oastler
3 England DF Kevin Nicholson
4 Australia DF Aaron Downes
5 England DF Brian Saah
6 England MF Damon Lathrope
7 England MF Lee Mansell
8 England FW Ryan Jarvis
9 England FW Rene Howe
11 Republic of Ireland MF Ian Morris
12 England DF Daniel Leadbitter
13 England GK Martin Rice
No. Position Player
14 England MF Lloyd Macklin
15 Wales FW Billy Bodin
16 England DF Angus MacDonald (on loan from Reading)
18 Scotland MF Craig Easton
19 England MF Danny Stevens
20 Wales MF Nathan Craig
21 England DF Thomas Cruise
23 England FW Ashley Yeoman
26 England FW Elliot Benyon (on loan from Southend United)
29 England MF Niall Thompson

End of season honours[edit]

At the end of the 2012-13 season 4 awards were given out for, Young Player of the Season, Top Goalscorer, Players' Player of the Season and Supporters' Player of the Season.

Young Player of the Season - Daniel Sullivan

Top Goalscorer - Rene Howe

Players' Player of the Season - Brian Saah

Supporters' Player of the Season - Aaron Downes

League statistics[edit]

League Two[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1 Gillingham 46 23 14 9 66 39 +27 83 Promotion to 2013–14 League One
2 Rotherham United 46 24 7 15 74 59 +15 79
3 Port Vale 46 21 15 10 87 52 +35 78
4 Burton Albion 46 22 10 14 71 65 +6 76 Qualification to League Two Playoffs
5 Cheltenham Town 46 20 15 11 58 51 +7 75
6 Northampton Town 46 21 10 15 64 55 +9 73
7 Bradford City 46 18 15 13 63 52 +11 69
8 Chesterfield 46 18 13 15 60 45 +15 67
9 Oxford United 46 19 8 19 60 61 −1 65
10 Exeter City 46 18 10 18 63 62 +1 64
11 Southend United 46 16 13 17 61 5 +56 61
12 Rochdale 46 16 13 17 68 70 −2 61
13 Fleetwood Town 46 15 15 16 55 57 −2 60
14 Bristol Rovers 46 16 12 18 60 69 −9 60
15 Wycombe Wanderers 46 17 9 20 50 60 −10 60
16 Morecambe 46 15 13 18 55 61 −6 58
17 York City 46 12 19 15 50 60 −10 55
18 Accrington Stanley 46 14 12 20 51 68 −17 54
19 Torquay United 46 13 14 19 55 62 −7 53
20 AFC Wimbledon 46 14 11 21 54 76 −22 53
21 Plymouth Argyle 46 13 13 20 46 55 −9 52
22 Dagenham & Redbridge 46 13 12 21 55 62 −7 51
23 Barnet 46 13 12 21 47 59 −12 51 Relegation to 2013–14 Conference National
24 Aldershot Town 46 11 15 20 42 60 −18 48

Updated to games played on 9 March 2013.
Source: The Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(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.

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 13 14 19 55 62 −7 53 9 6 8 38 40 −2 4 8 11 17 22 −5

Last updated: 9 March 2013.
Source: Torquay United

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 A H H A H A A H A H A H A H H A A H A H A H A H A H A A H H A A H H A H A A H H A H A H A H
Result D D W D D L W D D W L W L W W L D L W W L D D L L D W L L L L L L L D L D D W W L L L W W D
Position 14 15 8 11 11 17 12 14 15 9 11 10 10 8 7 7 8 12 13 8 10 11 12 15 16 16 13 16 17 18 19 19 19 20 20 22 22 20 19 19 19 21 22 20 18 19

Last updated: 9 March 2013.
Source: Torquay United
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Results[edit]

League Two[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2012–13 FA Cup

League Cup[edit]

League Trophy[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

Devon St Luke's Bowl[edit]

Club statistics[edit]

First team appearances[edit]

As of 11 May 2013
No. Pos Nat Player Total League Two FA Cup League Cup League Trophy
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK England Michael Poke 46 0 43+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
2 DF England Joe Oastler 40 1 37+1 1 0+0 0 1+0 0 0+1 0
3 DF England Kevin Nicholson 43 1 40+1 1 1+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
4 DF Australia Aaron Downes 41 5 38+0 5 1+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
5 DF England Brian Saah 46 1 43+0 1 1+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
6 MF England Damon Lathrope 30 0 21+7 0 1+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
7 MF England Lee Mansell 45 2 42+0 2 1+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
8 FW England Ryan Jarvis 40 9 25+12 7 0+1 0 1+0 0 1+0 2
9 FW England Rene Howe 45 16 42+0 16 1+0 0 1+0 0 0+1 0
11 MF Republic of Ireland Ian Morris 12 1 9+2 1 0+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
12 DF England Daniel Leadbitter 15 0 9+4 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
13 GK England Martin Rice 5 0 3+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
14 MF England Lloyd Macklin 16 0 3+13 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
15 FW Wales Billy Bodin 45 5 40+3 5 1+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
16 DF England Angus MacDonald 14 0 10+4 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
17 MF England Saul Halpin 2 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
18 MF Scotland Craig Easton 23 0 18+3 0 0+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
19 MF England Danny Stevens 25 3 15+8 3 1+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
20 MF Wales Nathan Craig 32 1 28+2 1 1+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
21 DF England Thomas Cruise 18 0 6+10 0 0+0 0 0+1 0 1+0 0
22 MF England Karl Baker 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
23 FW England Ashley Yeoman 14 2 4+9 2 0+0 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
24 MF England Joss Labadie 7 4 7+0 4 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
25 MF England Jordan Chapell 6 0 5+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
26 FW England Elliot Benyon 15 5 12+3 5 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
28 DF England George Artemi 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
29 MF England Niall Thompson 21 0 3+15 0 0+1 0 0+1 0 0+1 0
30 DF England Kyrtis MacKenzie 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
31 FW England Daniel Sullivan 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
32 DF England Jake Hutchings 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
33 GK England Conor Thompson 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

Source: Torquay United

Top Scorers[edit]

Place Position Nation Number Name League Two FA Cup League Cup League Trophy Total
1 FW England 9 Rene Howe 16 0 0 0 16
2 FW England 8 Ryan Jarvis 7 0 0 2 9
3 DF Australia 4 Aaron Downes 5 0 0 0 5
= FW England 26 Elliot Benyon 5 0 0 0 5
4 FW Wales 15 Billy Bodin 4 0 0 0 4
= MF England 24 Joss Labadie 4 0 0 0 4
5 MF England 19 Danny Stevens 3 0 0 0 3
6 MF England 7 Lee Mansell 2 0 0 0 2
7 MF Wales 20 Nathan Craig 1 0 0 0 1
= MF Republic of Ireland 11 Ian Morris 1 0 0 0 1
= DF England 3 Kevin Nicholson 1 0 0 0 1
= DF England 2 Joe Oastler 1 0 0 0 1
= DF England 5 Brian Saah 1 0 0 0 1
= FW England 23 Ashley Yeoman 1 0 0 0 1
Own goals 1 0 0 0 1
TOTALS 53 0 0 2 55

Source: Torquay United

Disciplinary Record[edit]

Number Nation Position Name League Two FA Cup League Cup League Trophy Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
9 England FW Rene Howe 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
2 England DF Joe Oastler 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1
4 Australia DF Aaron Downes 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
7 England MF Lee Mansell 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
1 England GK Michael Poke 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
6 England MF Damon Lathrope 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
12 England DF Daniel Leadbitter 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
16 England DF Angus MacDonald 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
5 England DF Brian Saah 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
20 Wales MF Nathan Craig 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
18 Scotland MF Craig Easton 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
14 England MF Lloyd Macklin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
29 England MF Niall Thompson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 39 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 4

Source: Torquay United

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Nat. Pos. Name From Fee References
5 July 2012 Wales FW Billy Bodin Swindon Town Undisclosed [1]
24 July 2012 Australia DF Aaron Downes Unattached Free [2]
28 August 2012 England MF Karl Baker Unattached Free [3]
10 September 2012 England DF George Artemi Unattached Free [4]
11 October 2012 England GK Conor Thompson Chippenham Town Free [5]

Loans In[edit]

Date Nat. Pos. Name From Expiry date References
22 November 2012 England DF Angus MacDonald Reading End of season [6][7]
11 February 2013 England FW Elliot Benyon Southend United End of season [8]
6 March 2013 England MF Joss Labadie Notts County End of season [9]
13 March 2013 England MF Jordan Chapell Sheffield United End of season [10]

Out[edit]

Date Nat. Pos. Name To Fee References
11 July 2012 England MF Chris McPhee Released Free [11]
26 July 2012 Republic of Ireland MF Eunan O'Kane Bournemouth Undisclosed [12]
10 January 2013 England DF George Artemi Released n/a [13]
17 Mau 2013 England ST Ryan Jarvis York City Free [14]

Loans Out[edit]

Date Nat. Pos. Name To Expiry date References
9 March 2013 England MF Karl Baker Bideford End of season [15]
9 March 2013 England MF Saul Halpin Bideford End of season [15]
9 March 2013 England DF Kyrtis MacKenzie Taunton Town End of season [15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Torquay United complete deal for Swindon's Billy Bodin". BBC Sport. 2012-07-05. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  2. ^ "Torquay United sign defender Aaron Downes". BBC Sport. 2012-07-24. Retrieved 2012-07-24. 
  3. ^ "Torquay United hand trialist Karl Baker a contract". BBC Sport. 2012-08-28. Retrieved 2012-09-01. 
  4. ^ "Torquay United sign George Artemi on short-term deal". BBC Sport. 2012-09-11. Retrieved 2012-09-20. 
  5. ^ "Connor Thompson: Torquay to sign ex-Swindon Town goalkeeper". BBC Sport. 2012-10-11. Retrieved 2012-11-12. 
  6. ^ "Reading's Angus MacDonald returns to Torquay on loan". BBC Sport. 2012-11-22. Retrieved 2012-11-29. 
  7. ^ "Torquay United extend Angus MacDonald loan from Reading". BBC Sport. 2013-01-08. Retrieved 2013-01-14. 
  8. ^ "Southend's Elliot Benyon returns to Torquay on one-month loan". BBC Sport. 2013-02-11. Retrieved 2013-02-14. 
  9. ^ "Torquay sign Notts County midfielder Joss Labadie on loan". BBC Sport. 2013-03-06. Retrieved 2013-03-06. 
  10. ^ "Torquay sign Sheffield United's Jordan Chapell on loan". BBC Sport. 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2013-03-13. 
  11. ^ "Chris McPhee leaves Torquay United by mutual consent". BBC Sport. 2012-07-11. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  12. ^ "Bournemouth sign Torquay United's Eunan O'Kane". BBC Sport. 2012-07-26. Retrieved 2012-07-26. 
  13. ^ "Bye George". Torquayunited.com. 2013-01-10. Retrieved 2013-01-14. 
  14. ^ "Jarvis To York". Torquayunited.com. 2013-05-17. Retrieved 2013-05-17. 
  15. ^ a b c "Loaned out". Torquayunited.com. 2013-03-09. Retrieved 2013-03-12.