2010–11 Alloa Athletic F.C. season

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Alloa Athletic
2010–11 season
Chairman Mike Mulraney[1]
Manager Allan Maitland
Stadium Recreation Park
Second Division Ninth (relegated)
Challenge Cup First round, lost to Dundee
League Cup Second round, lost to Aberdeen
Scottish Cup Fourth round, lost to Hamilton Academical
Highest home attendance League: 688 vs. East Fife, 14 August 2010
688 vs. Airdrie United, 9 April 2011 [2]
Lowest home attendance League: 375 vs. Brechin City, 19 March 2011 [2]

The 2010–11 season was Alloa Athletic's eighth consecutive season in the Scottish Second Division, having been relegated from the Scottish First Division at the end of season 2002–03.[3] Alloa also competed in the Challenge Cup, League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

Summary[edit]

Alloa finished ninth in the Second Division,[4] entering the play-offs losing 2–1 to Annan Athletic on aggregate and were relegated to the Third Division.[5] They reached the first round of the Challenge Cup,[6] the second round of the League Cup[7] and the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.[8]

Management[edit]

They started season 2010–11 under the management of Allan Maitland. On 7 May 2011, Maitland was sacked by the club.[9] Players Scott Walker and Brown Ferguson took over as caretaker managers for the play-offs.[10]

Results & fixtures[edit]

[11][12][13][14]  Win   Draw   Loss

Scottish Second Division[edit]

Second Division Play-offs[edit]

Scottish Challenge Cup[edit]

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Statistics[edit]

League Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Livingston (C) (P) 36 25 7 4 79 33 +46 82 Promotion to 2011–12 Scottish First Division
2 Ayr United (P) 36 18 5 13 62 55 +7 59 Qualification for Scottish First Division Play-offs
3 Forfar Athletic 36 17 8 11 50 48 +2 59
4 Brechin City 36 15 12 9 63 45 +18 57
5 East Fife 36 14 10 12 77 60 +17 52
6 Airdrie United 36 13 9 14 52 60 −8 48
7 Dumbarton 36 11 7 18 52 70 −18 40
8 Stenhousemuir 36 10 8 18 46 59 −13 38
9 Alloa Athletic (R) 36 9 9 18 49 71 −22 36 Qualification for Scottish Second Division Playoffs
10 Peterhead (R) 36 5 11 20 47 76 −29 26 Relegation to 2011–12 Scottish Third Division

Updated to games played on 7 May 2011.
Source: [15]
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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack (2011). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2011-12. Headline. p. 694. ISBN 0755362314. 
  2. ^ a b Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack (2011). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2011-12. Headline. p. 778. ISBN 0755362314. 
  3. ^ "Promotion, relegation and the re election rule 1893 to date". Scottish Football Historical Archive. Archived from the original on 29 September 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "2010/11 Scottish Division Two Table / Standings". ESPN. ESPN Soccernet. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Alloa Athletic 0–0 Annan Athletic (1–2)". BBC Sport. BBC. 14 May 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Dundee 2 – 1 Alloa Athletic". Scottish Football League. 24 July 2010. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  7. ^ "Scottish League Cup Results for 2010/11". London Hearts. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  8. ^ "Hamilton Academical F.C. v Alloa Athletic F.C.". Scottish Football Association. 8 January 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  9. ^ "Alloa sack Maitland as relegation play-off is confirmed". BBC Sport. BBC. 7 May 2011. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  10. ^ "Maitland sacked as Alloa boss". Airdrie Advertiser. 7 May 2011. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  11. ^ "Alloa Athletic's results from season 2010/201". Alloa Mad. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  12. ^ "IRN BRU First Division Results 2010–2011". Scottish Football League. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  13. ^ "Ramsdens Cup Results 2010-2011". Scottish Football League. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  14. ^ "The Scottish Communities League Cup Results 2010-2011". Scottish Football League. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  15. ^ "Scottish Football League: Season 2010/11". scottishfootballleague.com. Scottish Football League. Archived from the original on 16 December 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2012.