2013–14 Queen of the South F.C. season

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Queen of the South
2013–14 season
Chairman Billy Hewitson
Manager Jim McIntyre
Stadium Palmerston Park
Scottish Championship 4th
Challenge Cup Third Round; Lost to Rangers
League Cup Third Round; Lost to Heart of Midlothian
Scottish Cup Fourth Round Replay; Lost to St. Mirren
Top goalscorer League: Iain Russell (13)
All: Derek Lyle (14)
Iain Russell (14)
Highest home attendance 2,644 vs. Dundee, 10 August 2013
Lowest home attendance 1,476 vs. Alloa Athletic, 11 January 2014
Average home league attendance 1,724

The 2013–14 season will be Queen of the South's first season back in the second tier of Scottish football and their first season in the newly established Scottish Championship,[1] having been promoted as champions from the Scottish Second Division at the end of the 2012–13 season.[2] Queens will also compete in the Challenge Cup, League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

Summary[edit]

Queen of the South finished fourth in the Scottish Championship. Their league position qualified the club for the quarter final stage of the Scottish Premiership play-offs where they were defeated 4-3 on aggregate by Falkirk over two legs.

The club reached the third round of the Challenge Cup, the third round of the League Cup and the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

Management[edit]

The club were managed by Jim McIntyre, alongside his assistant Gerry McCabe for the 2013–14 season, [3] following the departures of Allan Johnston and Sandy Clark who left to become the new manager and assistant of Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock.[4][5] On 9 June 2014 McCabe left to become the new assistant manager at newly promoted Scottish Premiership side Dundee under Paul Hartley. [6]

Results & fixtures[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss       Abandoned or Postponed


Pre season[edit]

Scottish Championship[edit]

Premiership Play-offs[edit]

Scottish Challenge Cup[edit]

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Captains[edit]

No. P Name Country No. Games Notes
DF Chris Higgins  SCO 33 Club Captain
MF Stephen McKenna  SCO 7 1st Vice Captain
DF Ryan McGuffie  SCO 1 2nd Vice Captain
DF Mark Durnan  SCO 6 3rd Vice Captain

Last updated: 10 May 2014
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.

Squad[edit]

Last updated 10 May 2014[15][16]
No. Nat Pos Player Total Scottish Championship Other[a] League Cup Scottish Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Wales GK Calum Antell 16 0 9+1 0 3+0 0 3+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland GK Zander Clark 29 0 24+0 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 3+0 0
England GK James Atkinson 4 0 3+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland DF Scott Hooper 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland DF Mark Durnan 35 5 28+0 5 3+0 0 1+0 0 3+0 0
Scotland DF Chris Higgins 34 3 25+1 2 3+0 0 2+0 1 3+0 0
Scotland DF Ryan McGuffie 15 3 9+1 2 2+0 0 2+1 1 0+0 0
Scotland DF Chris Mitchell 40 0 31+0 0 3+0 0 2+1 0 3+0 0
Scotland DF Andy Dowie 36 2 27+1 2 5+0 0 3+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland DF Kevin Holt 41 2 28+2 1 5+0 1 3+0 0 3+0 0
Scotland DF Lewis Kidd 6 0 1+3 0 1+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
United States MF Kevin Dzierzawski 18 0 10+4 0 0+2 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
Scotland MF Paul Burns 31 1 22+3 1 2+0 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
Scotland MF Mark Kerr 13 0 10+1 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland MF Daniel Carmichael 33 0 9+16 0 2+2 0 1+1 0 2+0 0
Scotland MF Ian McShane 38 3 24+4 3 4+1 0 1+1 0 3+0 0
Scotland MF Stephen McKenna 30 3 17+6 0 3+0 2 2+0 1 2+0 0
Scotland MF Dan Orsi 2 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
Scotland MF Patrick Slattery 1 0 0+0 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland MF Derek Young 23 0 12+4 0 2+2 0 2+0 0 1+0 0
Scotland FW Iain Russell 45 14 28+6 13 4+1 0 2+1 0 3+0 1
Scotland FW Derek Lyle 46 14 25+10 7 4+1 3 3+0 3 1+2 1
Scotland FW Gavin Reilly 41 12 19+14 12 0+3 0 0+3 0 2+0 0
Scotland FW Michael Paton 38 6 24+6 3 3+0 0 3+0 2 1+1 1
Scotland FW Aidan Smith 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
Scotland FW Robert McHugh 15 5 10+3 2 2+0 3 0+0 0 0+0 0
a. ^ Includes other competitive competitions, including the play-offs and the Challenge Cup.

Disciplinary record[edit]

Includes all competitive matches.

Last updated 10 May 2014
Nation Position Name Scottish Championship Other League Cup Scottish Cup Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
Wales GK Calum Antell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland GK Zander Clark 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
England GK James Atkinson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Scotland DF Scott Hooper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Mark Durnan 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
Scotland DF Chris Higgins 6 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 8 2
Scotland DF Ryan McGuffie 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland DF Chris Mitchell 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
Scotland DF Andy Dowie 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland DF Kevin Holt 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
Scotland DF Lewis Kidd 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
United States MF Kevin Dzierzawski 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland MF Paul Burns 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Scotland MF Mark Kerr 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland MF Daniel Carmichael 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland MF Ian McShane 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Scotland MF Stephen McKenna 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 0
Scotland MF Dan Orsi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Patrick Slattery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Derek Young 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland FW Iain Russell 5 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 8 1
Scotland FW Derek Lyle 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
Scotland FW Gavin Reilly 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Michael Paton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland FW Aidan Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Robert McHugh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Clean sheets[edit]

R Pos Nat Name Scottish Championship Other League Cup Scottish Cup Total
1 GK Wales Calum Antell 2 2 1 0 5
2 GK Scotland Zander Clark 9 0 0 1 10
3 GK England James Atkinson 1 0 0 0 1
Totals 12 2 1 1 16

Last updated: 10 May 2014
Source: Match reports in Competitive matches

Top Scorers[edit]

Last updated on 10 May 2014
Position Nation Name Scottish Championship Other League Cup Scottish Cup Total
1 Scotland Derek Lyle 7 3 3 1 14
= Scotland Iain Russell 13 0 0 1 14
3 Scotland Gavin Reilly 12 0 0 0 12
4 Scotland Michael Paton 3 0 2 1 6
5 Scotland Mark Durnan 5 0 0 0 5
= Scotland Robert McHugh 2 3 0 0 5
7 Scotland Stephen McKenna 0 2 1 0 3
= Scotland Ryan McGuffie 2 0 1 0 3
= Scotland Chris Higgins 2 0 1 0 3
= Scotland Ian McShane 3 0 0 0 3
11 Scotland Andy Dowie 2 0 0 0 2
= Scotland Kevin Holt 1 1 0 0 2
13 Scotland Paul Burns 1 0 0 0 1


Team statistics[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1 Dundee (C) (P) 36 21 6 9 54 26 +28 69 Promotion to the 2014–15 Scottish Premiership
2 Hamilton Academical (P) 36 19 10 7 68 41 +27 67 Qualification to Premiership play-offs
3 Falkirk 36 19 9 8 59 33 +26 66
4 Queen of the South 36 16 7 13 53 39 +14 55
5 Dumbarton 36 15 6 15 65 64 +1 51
6 Livingston 36 13 7 16 51 56 −5 46
7 Raith Rovers 36 11 9 16 48 61 −13 42
8 Alloa Athletic 36 11 7 18 34 51 −17 40
9 Cowdenbeath (O) 36 11 7 18 50 72 −22 40 Scottish Championship play-offs
10 Greenock Morton (R) 36 6 8 22 32 71 −39 26 Relegation to 2014–15 Scottish League One

Updated to games played on 18 May 2014.
Source: SPFL
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.

Division summary[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
Ground H A A H H A H A H A A H H A A H A A H H A A H H A H H A H A H H A A H A
Result W D L D L W L L D L W L W L W D W L W W D W W L L W D W W L W L L W W D
Position 2 3 6 6 9 5 7 7 7 9 8 8 7 8 7 8 7 8 8 6 6 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Last updated: 4 May 2014.
Source: [17]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Transfers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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