2006–07 Kilmarnock F.C. season

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In the 2006–07 season Kilmarnock Football Club competed in their seventh Scottish Premier League campaign, and also in the Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup. Kilmarnock's competitive season opened with a 4–1 defeat against league champions Celtic, and drew to a close with a 1–0 win against Hearts on 20 May. Kilmarnock finished in 5th place for the second consecutive season, and enjoyed both a win and a draw against Rangers, both their first under manager Jim Jefferies.

In the Scottish Cup they were beaten 3–1 by First Division club Morton in the 3rd round, although results fared better in the League Cup. They reached their first final since 2001, although they were resoundly beaten 5–1 by Hibernian.

Results[edit]

Kilmarnock's score is first. Opponents listed in bold refer to a match played at home. Opponents listed in italics refer to a match played at a neutral ground.

Date Venue Opponent Score Competition Kilmarnock scorer(s)
11 July Palmerston Park, Dumfries Queen of the South 2–2 Friendly Invincibile, Naismith
15 July Borough Briggs, Elgin Elgin City 3–0 Friendly Di Giacomo (2), Barrowman (Trialist)
16 July Victoria Park, Dingwall Ross County 0–1 Friendly
20 July Rugby Park, Kilmarnock West Bromwich Albion 2–1 Friendly Di Giacomo, Nish
22 July Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Preston North End 1–1 Friendly Di Giacomo
29 July Celtic Park, Glasgow Celtic 1–4 SPL Match 1 Naismith
5 August Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Hibernian 2–1 SPL Match 2 Nish, Naismith
12 August Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Dundee United 0–0 SPL Match 3
19 August Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk Falkirk 2–1 SPL Match 4 Wales, Di Giacomo
22 August Palmerston Park, Dumfries Queen of the South 2–1 AET SLC 2nd Round G Murray, Naismith
27 August Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Rangers 2–2 SPL Match 5 F Wright, Naismith
9 September East End Park, Dunfermline Dunfermline Athletic 2–3 SPL Match 6 Invincibile, Wales
16 September St. Mirren Park, Paisley St Mirren 1–0 SPL Match 7 Broadfoot (O.G.)
19 September Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Livingston 2–1 AET SLC 3rd Round Wales, F Wright
23 September Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Inverness C.T. 1–1 SPL Match 8 Nish
30 September Fir Park, Motherwell Motherwell 0–5 SPL Match 9
14 October Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Aberdeen 1–0 SPL Match 10 Wales
21 October Tynecastle, Edinburgh Heart of Midlothian 2–0 SPL Match 11 Invincibile, Wales
29 October Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Celtic 1–2 SPL Match 12 Nish
4 November Easter Road, Edinburgh Hibernian 2–2 SPL Match 13 Martis (O.G.), Naismith
7 November Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Motherwell 3–2 SLC Quarter-final F Wright (2), Invincibile
11 November Tannadice Park, Dundee Dundee United 0–1 SPL Match 14
18 November Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Falkirk 2–1 SPL Match 15 Hay, O'Donnell (O.G.)
26 November Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow Rangers 0–3 SPL Match 16
2 December Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Dunfermline Athletic 5–1 SPL Match 17 Hay, Di Giacomo (2), Nish (2)
9 December Rugby Park, Kilmarnock St Mirren 1–1 SPL Match 18 Di Giacomo
16 December Caledonian Stadium, Inverness Inverness C.T. 4–3 SPL Match 19 Naismith (2), Nish (2)
23 December Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Motherwell 1–2 SPL Match 20 Naismith
26 December Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Aberdeen 1–3 SPL Match 21 Naismith
30 December Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Heart of Midlothian 0–0 SPL Match 22
2 January Celtic Park, Glasgow Celtic 0–2 SPL Match 23
6 January Cappielow Park, Greenock Morton 1–3 SFA 3rd Round Nish
15 January Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Hibernian 0–2 SPL Match 24
20 January Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Dundee United 1–0 SPL Match 25 Leven
27 January Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk Falkirk 2–0 SPL Match 26 Nish, Naismith
30 January Fir Park, Motherwell Falkirk 3–0 SLC Semi-final Naismith (3)
11 February Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Rangers 1–3 SPL Match 27 Naismith
17 February East End Park, Dunfermline Dunfermline Athletic 1–1 SPL Match 28 Naismith
3 March St. Mirren Park, Paisley St Mirren 2–0 SPL Match 29 Nish (2)
10 March Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Inverness C.T. 3–2 SPL Match 30 Di Giacomo (2), Naismith
18 March Hampden Park, Glasgow Hibernian 1–5 SLC Final Greer
31 March Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Aberdeen 1–2 SPL Match 31 Naismith
3 April Fir Park, Motherwell Motherwell 1–0 SPL Match 32 Nish
7 April Tynecastle, Edinburgh Heart of Midlothian 0–1 SPL Match 33
22 April Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Celtic 1–2 SPL Match 34 Nish
28 April Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Aberdeen 0–3 SPL Match 35
5 May Easter Road, Edinburgh Hibernian 1–0 SPL Match 36 Nish
13 May Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow Rangers 1–0 SPL Match 37 Naismith
20 May Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Heart of Midlothian 1–0 SPL Match 38 Naismith

Goalscorers[edit]

Stats for competitive matches only

Name SPL SFA SLC Total
1 Steven Naismith 15 0 4 19
2 Colin Nish 13 1 0 14
3 Paul Di Giacomo 6 0 0 6
4 Gary Wales 4 0 1 5
5 Frazer Wright 1 0 3 4
6 Danny Invincibile 2 0 1 3
7 Garry Hay 2 0 0 2
8 Gordon Greer 0 0 1 1
8 Peter Leven 1 0 0 1
8 Grant Murray 0 0 1 1
- Own Goals 3 0 0 3

Final table[edit]

Pos Team P W D L F A GD Pts
1 Celtic (C) 38 26 6 6 65 34 +31 84
2 Rangers 38 21 9 8 61 32 +29 72
3 Aberdeen 38 19 8 11 56 37 +19 65
4 Hearts 38 17 10 11 47 35 +10 61
5 Kilmarnock 38 16 7 15 47 54 −7 55
6 Hibernian 38 13 10 15 56 46 +10 49
7 Falkirk 38 15 5 18 49 47 2 50
8 Inverness CT 38 11 13 14 42 48 −6 47
9 Dundee United 38 10 12 16 40 59 −19 42
10 Motherwell 38 10 8 20 44 57 −13 38
11 St Mirren 38 8 12 18 31 51 −20 36
12 Dunfermline (R) 38 8 8 22 26 55 −29 32