2013–14 Football League One

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Football League One
Season 2013–14
Champions Wolverhampton Wanderers
(3rd divisional title)
Promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers
Brentford
Rotherham United
Relegated Tranmere Rovers
Carlisle United
Shrewsbury Town
Stevenage
Matches played 552
Goals scored 1473 (2.67 per match)
Top goalscorer 24 goalsSam Baldock (Bristol City)
Biggest home win Rotherham United 6–0 Notts County
(1 March 2014)
Biggest away win Tranmere Rovers 0–5 Peterborough United
(24 August 2013)
Highest scoring 10 goals
Wolverhampton Wanderers 6–4 Rotherham United
(18 April 2014)
Longest winning run 9 games
Wolverhampton Wanderers[1]
Longest unbeaten run 19 games
Brentford[1]
Longest winless run 13 games
Bradford City[1]
Longest losing run 6 games
Sheffield United[1]
Highest attendance 30,110
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Rotherham United
(18 April 2014)[2]
Lowest attendance 1,603
Coventry City v Carlisle United
(18 February 2014)[2]
Average attendance 7,488

The 2013–14 Football League One (referred to as Sky Bet League One for sponsorship reasons) is the tenth season of the league under its current title and twenty-first season under its current league division format. The season began on 2 August 2013 and finished on 3 May 2014 with all matches that day kicking off simultaneously.[3]

Of the 24 teams which participate, seventeen of these remain following the 2012–13 Football League One. They are joined by three teams from 2012–13 Football League Championship, and four teams from the 2012–13 Football League Two.

Changes from last season[edit]

Team changes[edit]

The following teams have changed division since the 2012–13 season.[4]

Team overview[edit]

Stadia and locations[edit]

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Bradford City Bradford Valley Parade 25,136
Brentford London (Brentford) Griffin Park 12,763
Bristol City Bristol Ashton Gate 21,497
Carlisle United Carlisle Brunton Park 16,981
Colchester United Colchester Colchester Community Stadium 10,064
Coventry City Northampton Sixfields Stadium 7,653
Crawley Town Crawley Checkatrade.com Stadium 5,996
Crewe Alexandra Crewe Alexandra Stadium 10,153
Gillingham Gillingham Priestfield Stadium 11,582
Leyton Orient London (Leyton) Matchroom Stadium 9,271
Milton Keynes Dons Milton Keynes Stadium:mk 30,500
Notts County Nottingham Meadow Lane 21,388
Oldham Athletic Oldham Boundary Park 10,638
Peterborough United Peterborough London Road Stadium 15,315
Port Vale Stoke-on-Trent Vale Park 19,052
Preston North End Preston Deepdale 23,408
Rotherham United Rotherham New York Stadium 12,021
Sheffield United Sheffield Bramall Lane 32,702
Shrewsbury Town Shrewsbury Greenhous Meadow 9,875
Stevenage Stevenage Broadhall Way 6,722
Swindon Town Swindon County Ground 15,728
Tranmere Rovers Birkenhead Prenton Park 16,789
Walsall Walsall Banks's Stadium 11,300
Wolverhampton Wanderers Wolverhampton Molineux 31,700


Bradford City Brentford Bristol City Carlisle United Colchester United Coventry City
Valley Parade Griffin Park Ashton Gate Brunton Park Colchester Community Stadium Sixfields Stadium
Capacity: 25,136 Capacity: 14,863 Capacity: 21,497 Capacity: 18,202 Capacity: 10,105 Capacity: 7,653
Valley Parade Full.jpg Griffin Park aerial 2011.jpg Ashton Gate Stadium (daytime).jpg Brunton Park Petterill End.jpg Weston Homes Community Stadium.jpg Sixfieldsstadium.JPG
Crawley Town Crewe Alexandra Gillingham Leyton Orient Milton Keynes Dons Notts County
The Checkatrade.com Stadium Alexandra Stadium Priestfield Stadium Matchroom Stadium Stadium mk Meadow Lane
Capacity: 5,996 Capacity: 10,153 Capacity: 11,582 Capacity: 9,271 Capacity: 30,500 Capacity: 20,229
Broadfield Stadium - North stand.jpg Gresty Road, Crewe.jpg RainhamEndGordonRoadStand.jpg Brisbane Road.jpg StadiumMKEnglandU21.jpg ViewFromKop.jpg
Oldham Athletic Peterborough United Port Vale Preston North End Rotherham United Sheffield United
Boundary Park London Road Vale Park Deepdale New York Stadium Bramall Lane
Capacity: 10,638 Capacity: 15,315 Capacity: 19,052 Capacity: 24,500 Capacity: 12,021 Capacity: 32,702
Boundary Park.jpg Peterborough United's South Family Stand beginning to fill up - geograph.org.uk - 154824.jpg Vale Park.jpg Deepdalecomplete.jpg The New York Stadium.JPG Bramall lane1.jpg
Shrewsbury Town Stevenage Swindon Town Tranmere Rovers Walsall Wolverhampton Wanderers
Greenhous Meadow The Lamex Stadium County Ground Prenton Park Banks's Stadium Molineux
Capacity: 9,875 Capacity: 6,722 Capacity: 14,700 Capacity: 16,567 Capacity: 11,300 Capacity: 30,852
STFC - New Meadow (Aerial).jpg Stevenagenight.jpg Kingswoodstand.JPG Kop and mainstand.jpg WalsallF2Go.jpg Molineux Ground, Wolverhampton.jpg

Personnel and sponsoring[edit]

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

Team Manager1 Team captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Bradford City Phil Parkinson Gary Jones Nike JCT600
Brentford Mark Warburton Kevin O'Connor adidas SkyeX
Bristol City Steve Cotterill Sam Baldock adidas Blackthorn Cider
Carlisle United Graham Kavanagh Lee Miller Fila Eddie Stobart
Colchester United Joe Dunne Brian Wilson Puma Weston Homes (H)
JobServe (A)
Coventry City Steven Pressley Carl Baker Puma None
Crawley Town John Gregory Josh Simpson Puma 32Red
Crewe Alexandra Steve Davis Abdul Osman Carbrini Mornflake Oats
Gillingham Peter Taylor (interim) Adam Barrett Vandanel Medway Electrical & Mechanical Services
Leyton Orient Russell Slade Nathan Clarke Nike Samsung (H)
FIFA 14 (A)
Milton Keynes Dons Karl Robinson Dean Lewington Sondico Case Security
Notts County Shaun Derry Dean Leacock Fila 3663 (H)
Vision Express (A & 3rd)
Oldham Athletic Lee Johnson Korey Smith Fila Blacks
Peterborough United Darren Ferguson Tommy Rowe Nike Stadium Energy
Port Vale Micky Adams Doug Loft Sondico GMB
Preston North End Simon Grayson John Welsh Nike The Carers' Trust
Rotherham United Steve Evans Craig Morgan Puma Parkgate Shopping (H)
TGB Sheds (A)
Sheffield United Nigel Clough Michael Doyle Macron VSportsGames (H)
Topspring (A & 3rd)
Shrewsbury Town Michael Jackson Tamika Mkandawire Surridge Greenhous
Stevenage Graham Westley Jon Ashton Fila STS Tyre Pros
Swindon Town Mark Cooper Darren Ward adidas Samsung(H)
FIFA 14 (A)
Tranmere Rovers John McMahon (interim) James Wallace Fila Home Bargains
Walsall Dean Smith Andy Butler Diadora CAT communications
Wolverhampton Wanderers Kenny Jackett Sam Ricketts Puma What House?

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Swindon Town Kevin MacDonald Mutual Consent 13 July 2013[5] Pre-season Mark Cooper 13 July 2013[6]
Carlisle United Greg Abbott Sacked 9 September 2013[7] 22nd Graham Kavanagh 1 October 2013[8]
Sheffield United David Weir Sacked 11 October 2013[9] 23rd Nigel Clough 23 October 2013[10]
Gillingham Martin Allen Sacked 13 October 2013[11] 17th Peter Taylor 11 November 2013[12]
Notts County Chris Kiwomya Sacked 27 October 2013[13] 24th Shaun Derry 6 November 2013[14]
Crawley Town Richie Barker Sacked 27 November 2013[15] 12th John Gregory 3 December 2013[16]
Bristol City Sean O'Driscoll Sacked 28 November 2013[17] 22nd Steve Cotterill 3 December 2013[18]
Brentford Uwe Rösler Signed by Wigan Athletic 7 December 2013[19] 4th Mark Warburton 10 December 2013[20]
Shrewsbury Graham Turner Resigned 21 January 2014[21] 21st Mickey Mellon 12 May 2014[22]
Tranmere Rovers Ronnie Moore Sacked 9 April 2014[23] 19th Rob Edwards 27 May 2014[24]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (C) (P) 46 31 10 5 89 31 +58 103 Promotion to 2014–15 Football League Championship
2 Brentford (P) 46 28 10 8 72 43 +29 94
3 Leyton Orient 46 25 11 10 85 45 +40 86 Qualification to League One play-offs
4 Rotherham United (P) 46 24 14 8 86 58 +28 86
5 Preston North End 46 23 16 7 72 46 +26 85
6 Peterborough United 46 23 5 18 72 58 +14 74
7 Sheffield United 46 18 13 15 48 46 +2 67
8 Swindon Town 46 19 9 18 63 59 +4 66
9 Port Vale 46 18 7 21 59 73 −14 61
10 Milton Keynes Dons 46 17 9 20 63 65 −2 60
11 Bradford City 46 14 17 15 57 54 +3 59
12 Bristol City 46 13 19 14 70 67 +3 58
13 Walsall 46 14 16 16 49 49 0 58
14 Crawley Town 46 14 15 17 48 54 −6 57
15 Oldham Athletic 46 14 14 18 50 59 −9 56
16 Colchester United 46 13 14 19 53 61 −8 53
17 Gillingham 46 15 8 23 60 79 −19 53
18 Coventry City 46 16 13 17 74 77 −3 051
19 Crewe Alexandra 46 13 12 21 54 80 −26 51
20 Notts County 46 15 5 26 64 77 −13 50
21 Tranmere Rovers (R) 46 12 11 23 52 79 −27 47 Relegation to 2014–15 Football League Two
22 Carlisle United (R) 46 11 12 23 43 76 −33 45
23 Shrewsbury Town (R) 46 9 15 22 44 65 −21 42
24 Stevenage (R) 46 11 9 26 46 72 −26 42

Updated to games played on 3 May 2014.
Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
Coventry City deducted 10 points for exiting administration without a CVA
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Play-offs[edit]

  Semifinals Final
                     
3  Leyton Orient 1 2 3  
6  Peterborough United 1 1 2  
    3  Leyton Orient 2 (3)
  4  Rotherham United (p) 2 (4)
4  Rotherham United 1 3 4
5  Preston North End 1 1 2  

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] BRA BRE BRI CRL COL COV CRA CRE GIL LEY MKD NTC OLD PET PTV PNE ROT SHU SHR STE SWI TRA WAL WOL
Bradford City 4–0 1–1 4–0 2–2 3–3 2–1 3–3 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–3 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–1 2–0 2–1 2–3 1–1 0–1 0–2 1–2
Brentford 2–0 3–1 0–0 3–1 3–1 1–0 5–0 2–1 0–2 3–1 3–1 1–0 3–2 2–0 1–0 0–1 3–1 1–0 2–0 3–2 2–0 1–0 0–3
Bristol City 2–2 1–2 2–1 1–1 1–2 2–0 0–0 2–1 2–2 2–2 2–1 1–1 0–3 5–0 1–1 1–2 0–1 1–1 4–1 0–0 2–2 1–0 1–2
Carlisle United 1–0 0–0 2–4 2–4 0–4 1–1 2–1 1–2 1–5 3–0 2–1 0–1 2–1 0–1 0–1 1–2 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 4–1 1–1 2–2
Colchester United 0–2 4–1 2–2 1–1 2–1 1–1 1–2 3–0 1–2 3–1 0–4 0–1 1–0 1–0 1–2 0–0 0–1 1–0 4–0 1–2 1–2 1–1 0–3
Coventry City 0–0 0–2 5–4 1–2 2–0 2–2 2–2 2–1 3–1 1–2 3–0 1–1 4–2 2–2 4–4 0–3 3–2 0–0 1–0 1–2 1–5 2–1 1–1
Crawley Town 1–0 0–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–2 1–2 3–2 2–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–3 2–2 1–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–0 0–0 2–1
Crewe Alexandra 0–0 1–3 1–0 2–1 0–0 1–2 1–0 0–3 1–2 2–0 1–3 1–1 2–2 1–2 2–1 3–3 3–0 1–1 0–3 1–1 2–1 0–3 0–2
Gillingham 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–1 4–2 1–0 1–3 1–2 3–2 2–1 0–1 2–2 3–2 1–2 3–4 0–1 1–1 3–2 2–0 2–0 2–2 1–0
Leyton Orient 0–1 0–1 1–3 4–0 2–1 2–0 2–3 2–0 5–1 2–1 5–1 1–1 1–2 3–2 0–1 1–0 1–1 3–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–3
Milton Keynes Dons 2–3 2–2 2–2 0–1 0–0 1–3 0–2 1–0 0–1 1–3 3–1 2–1 0–2 3–0 0–0 3–2 0–1 3–2 4–1 1–1 0–1 1–0 1–3
Notts County 3–0 0–1 1–1 4–1 2–0 3–0 1–0 4–0 3–1 0–0 1–3 3–2 2–4 4–2 0–1 0–1 2–1 2–3 0–1 2–0 2–0 1–5 0–1
Oldham Athletic 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–2 1–1 5–4 3–1 1–3 0–2 1–1 1–2 1–0 2–1 0–1 0–1 0–3
Peterborough United 2–1 1–3 1–2 4–1 2–0 1–0 0–2 4–2 2–0 1–3 2–1 4–3 2–1 0–0 2–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 3–0 0–0 1–0
Port Vale 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 3–2 2–1 1–3 2–1 0–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–1 0–2 2–0 1–2 3–1 2–2 2–3 3–2 1–0 1–3
Preston North End 2–2 0–3 1–0 6–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–2 3–1 1–1 2–2 2–0 2–1 3–1 3–2 3–3 0–0 5–2 3–0 2–1 1–1 2–1 0–0
Rotherham United 0–0 3–0 2–1 0–0 2–2 1–3 2–2 4–2 4–1 2–1 2–2 6–0 3–2 0–1 1–0 0–0 3–1 2–2 2–1 0–4 1–1 1–1 3–3
Sheffield United 2–2 0–0 3–0 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 3–1 1–2 1–1 0–1 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 0–1 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 3–1 1–1 0–2
Shrewsbury Town 2–1 1–1 2–3 2–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–3 2–0 0–2 0–0 1–0 1–2 2–4 0–0 0–1 0–3 2–0 1–0 2–0 0–1 0–1 0–1
Stevenage 1–1 2–1 1–3 1–3 2–3 0–1 2–0 1–0 3–1 0–1 2–3 0–1 3–4 0–1 1–1 1–1 0–3 0–0 1–3 2–0 3–1 3–2 0–0
Swindon Town 1–0 1–0 3–2 3–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 5–0 2–2 1–3 1–2 2–0 0–1 2–1 5–2 1–0 1–2 2–1 3–1 1–0 1–0 1–3 1–4
Tranmere Rovers 1–2 3–4 1–1 0–0 2–1 3–1 3–3 1–0 1–2 0–4 3–2 3–2 2–1 0–5 0–1 1–2 1–2 0–0 2–1 0–0 1–2 1–1 1–1
Walsall 0–2 1–1 0–1 2–0 0–1 0–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–3 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–2 0–3 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 3–1 0–3
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2–0 0–0 3–1 3–0 4–2 1–1 2–1 2–0 4–0 1–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 2–0 3–0 2–0 6–4 2–0 0–0 2–0 3–2 2–0 0–1

Updated to games played on 3 May 2014.
Source: http://www.football-league.co.uk/page/ResultsSearch/0,,10794~2013000025,00.html
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

As of 3 May 2014.[25]
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Sam Baldock Bristol City 24
2 Britt Assombalonga Peterborough United 23
3 Kieran Agard Rotherham United 21
Callum Wilson Coventry City
5 Ryan Lowe Tranmere Rovers 19
Dave Mooney Leyton Orient
7 Joe Garner Preston North End 18
8 Nouha Dicko Rotherham United/Wolverhampton Wanderers 17
Clayton Donaldson Brentford
Cody McDonald Gillingham

Scoring[edit]

  • First goal: Kevin McDonald for Sheffield United against Notts County (2 August 2013)
  • Fastest goal: 12 seconds
    • Kieran Agard for Rotherham United against Gillingham (3 April 2014 )
  • Largest winning margin: 6 goals
    • Rotherham United 6–0 Notts County (1 March 2014)
  • Highest scoring game: 10 goals
    • Wolverhampton Wanderers 6–4 Rotherham United (18 April 2014)
  • Most goals scored in a match by a single team: 6 goals
    • Rotherham United 6–0 Notts County (1 March 2014)
    • Preston North End 6–1 Carlisle United (12 April 2014)
    • Wolverhampton Wanderers 6–4 Rotherham United (18 April 2014)
  • Most goals scored in a match by a losing team: 4 goals
    • Coventry 5–4 Bristol City (12 August 2013)
    • Oldham 5–4 Peterborough United (25 January 2014)
    • Wolverhampton Wanderers 6–4 Rotherham United (18 April 2014)

References[edit]

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  7. ^ "Greg Abbott: Carlisle United sack boss after poor League One start". BBC Sport. 9 September 2013. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
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  10. ^ "Sheff Utd name Clough as manager". BBC Sport. 23 October 2013. 
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  13. ^ "Notts County boss Kiwomya leaves". BBC Sport. 27 October 2013. 
  14. ^ "Derry appointed Notts County boss". BBC Sport. 6 November 2013. 
  15. ^ "Crawley Town dismiss boss Barker". BBC Sport. 27 November 2013. 
  16. ^ "Crawley appoint Gregory as manager". BBC Sport. 3 December 2013. 
  17. ^ "Boss O'Driscoll exits Bristol City". BBC Sport. 28 November 2013. 
  18. ^ "Bristol City name Cotterill new boss". BBC Sport. 3 December 2013. 
  19. ^ "Wigan appoint Rosler as manager". BBC Sport. 7 December 2013. 
  20. ^ "Warburton appointed Brentford boss". BBC Sport. 10 December 2013. 
  21. ^ "Turner steps down as Shrewsbury boss". BBC Sport. 21 January 2014. 
  22. ^ http://www.shrewsburytown.com/news/article/12may14-micky-mellon-named-as-manager-1547517.aspx
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  24. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/27583986
  25. ^ "League One Top Scorers". 

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