2011–12 Kilmarnock F.C. season

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Kilmarnock F.C.
2011–12 season
Chairman Scotland Michael Johnston
Manager Northern Ireland Kenny Shiels
Stadium Rugby Park
SPL Seventh
Scottish Cup Fifth round, lost to Hibernian
League Cup Winners vs Celtic
Top goalscorer League:
Northern Ireland Dean Shiels (13)

All:
Northern Ireland Dean Shiels (15)
Republic of Ireland Paul Heffernan (15)
Highest home attendance 15,926 v Celtic, 7 April 2012
Lowest home attendance 3,645 v St Mirren, 2 May 2012
Average home league attendance 5,537

The 2011–12 season was Kilmarnock's thirteenth consecutive season in the Scottish Premier League, having competed in it since its inauguration in 1998–99.[1] Kilmarnock also competed in the League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

Summary[edit]

Kilmarnock finished seventh in the Scottish Premier League.[2] They reached the fifth round of the Scottish Cup[3] and won the League Cup after a 1–0 victory over Celtic at Hampden.[4]

Results And Fixtures[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Pre season[edit]

Scottish Premier League[edit]

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Captains[edit]

No. P Name Country No. games Notes
29 MF Manuel Pascali[5] Italy 30 Club captain

Last updated: 13 May 2012
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 13 May 2012
No. Pos Nat Player Total SPL Scottish Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Scotland Cammy Bell 38 0 32 0 3 0 3 0
2 DF Republic of Ireland Tim Clancy 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 DF Scotland Lewis Toshney 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
3 DF Scotland Garry Hay 31 0 24 0 3 0 4 0
4 MF Scotland James Fowler 44 3 37 3 3 0 4 0
5 DF Scotland Ryan O'Leary 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0
6 DF Cameroon Patrick Ada 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
6 DF England Michael Nelson 18 1 15 1 1 0 2 0
7 FW Portugal David Silva 19 0 16 0 1 0 2 0
8 MF Scotland Liam Kelly 41 1 34 1 3 0 4 0
9 MF Netherlands Danny Buijs 17 0 14 0 0 0 3 0
10 MF England James Dayton 33 3 29 3 2 0 2 0
11 MF Scotland Gary Harkins 35 3 30 1 1 0 4 2
13 DF Czech Republic Zdeněk Kroča 17 1 14 1 1 0 2 0
14 FW Republic of Ireland Paul Heffernan 36 15 29 11 3 1 4 3
15 DF Sweden Billy Berntsson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 FW Spain Jorge Galán 5 0 4 0 0 0 1 0
17 GK Wales Kyle Letheren 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
18 DF Slovenia Leon Panikvar 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0
18 MF England Lee Johnson 10 0 9 0 0 0 1 0
19 FW England Ben Hutchinson 5 1 4 0 0 0 1 1
19 DF England Ben Gordon 20 0 17 0 1 0 2 0
20 MF Northern Ireland Dean Shiels 42 15 35 13 3 1 4 1
21 FW Réunion William Gros 9 0 8 0 1 0 0 0
22 MF England Danny Racchi 23 2 19 2 3 0 1 0
23 DF Northern Ireland Rory McKeown 21 1 18 1 2 0 1 0
25 MF Scotland Daniel McKay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 DF England Alex Pursehouse 9 0 8 0 0 0 1 0
27 FW Belgium Dieter Van Tornhout 13 2 11 1 1 0 1 1
28 DF Scotland Gary Fisher 7 0 6 0 0 0 1 0
29 MF Italy Manuel Pascali 30 4 24 3 3 1 3 0
30 FW Scotland Rory McKenzie 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 FW Scotland Ross Davidson 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
33 MF Scotland Matthew Kennedy 11 0 11 0 0 0 0 0
44 MF Northern Ireland Jude Winchester 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
45 FW Scotland Chris Johnston 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
46 DF Scotland Ross Barbour 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
53 GK Finland Anssi Jaakkola 6 0 5 0 0 0 1 0
88 DF France Mahamadou Sissoko 31 1 26 0 2 0 3 1

Disciplinary record[edit]

Includes all competitive matches.

Last updated 13 May 2012
Number Nation Position Name Scottish Premier League League Cup Scottish Cup Total
YC Red card YC Red card YC Red card YC Red card
1 Scotland GK Cammy Bell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Republic of Ireland DF Tim Clancy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Scotland DF Lewis Toshney 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
3 Scotland DF Garry Hay 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
4 Scotland MF James Fowler 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
5 Scotland DF Ryan O'Leary 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Cameroon DF Patrick Ada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 England DF Michael Nelson 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
7 Portugal FW David Silva 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
8 Scotland MF Liam Kelly 5 1 0 0 2 0 7 1
9 Netherlands MF Danny Buijs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 England MF James Dayton 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
11 Scotland MF Gary Harkins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Czech Republic DF Zdeněk Kroča 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Republic of Ireland FW Paul Heffernan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Sweden DF Billy Berntsson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Spain FW Jorge Galán 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Wales GK Kyle Letheren 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Slovenia DF Leon Panikvar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 England MF Lee Johnson 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
19 England FW Ben Hutchinson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 England DF Ben Gordon 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
20 Northern Ireland MF Dean Shiels 10 1 0 0 0 0 10 1
21 Réunion FW William Gros 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
22 England MF Danny Racchi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Northern Ireland DF Rory McKeown 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
25 Scotland MF Daniel McKay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 England DF Alex Pursehouse 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
27 Belgium FW Dieter Van Tornhout 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
28 Scotland DF Gary Fisher 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
29 Italy MF Manuel Pascali 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
30 Scotland FW Rory McKenzie 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 Scotland FW Ross Davidson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Scotland MF Matthew Kennedy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 Northern Ireland MF Jude Winchester 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
45 Scotland FW Chris Johnston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
46 Scotland DF Ross Barbour 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
53 Finland GK Anssi Jaakkola 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
88 France MF Mahamadou Sissoko 7 0 2 0 0 0 9 0

Team statistics[edit]

League Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Celtic (C) 38 30 3 5 84 21 +63 93 2012–13 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
2 Rangers 38 26 5 7 77 28 +49 073
3 Motherwell (Q) 38 18 8 12 49 44 +5 62 2012–13 UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round
4 Dundee United (Q) 38 16 11 11 62 50 +12 59 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
5 Heart of Midlothian (TQ) 38 15 7 16 46 43 +3 52 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Play-off round
6 St Johnstone (Q) 38 14 8 16 42 38 +4 50 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round
7 Kilmarnock 38 11 14 13 44 61 −17 47
8 St Mirren 38 9 16 13 39 51 −12 43
9 Aberdeen 38 9 14 15 36 44 −8 41
10 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 38 10 9 19 42 60 −18 39
11 Hibernian 38 8 9 21 40 67 −27 33
12 Dunfermline Athletic (R) 38 5 10 23 40 82 −42 25 Relegation to 2012–13 Scottish First Division

Source: ESPN Soccernet
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
Rangers were deducted 10 points for entering administration.[6] Qualification to play in a 2012–13 European competition dependent on award of UEFA licence by 31 March 2012.[7]
(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.

Transfers[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

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  6. ^ "Rangers Football Club enters administration". BBC. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
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  8. ^ "Kilmarnock complete Heffernan signing". STV (TV network). 15 June 2011. Retrieved 15 June 2011. 
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  10. ^ "Patrick Ada sign for Kilmarnock". BBC Sport. 21 June 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  11. ^ "Trio Join Kilmarnock". Kilmarnock FC. 21 June 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
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  19. ^ a b c "Udinese's Mohamadou Sissoko returns to Kilmarnock". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 31 August 2011. Retrieved 18 September 2011. 
  20. ^ a b "Kilmarnock complete deals for Dean Shiels and Ben Gordon". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 11 January 2012. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  21. ^ "Shiels delight at Nelson deal". Sky Sports. BSkyB. 14 January 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  22. ^ "Kilmarnock sign Belgian striker Dieter van Tornhout". BBC Sport. BBC. 25 January 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2012. 
  23. ^ "Celtic defender Lewis Toshney loaned to Kilmarnock". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 30 January 2012. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  24. ^ "Kilmarnock sign ex-Bristol City midfielder Lee Johnson". BBC Sport. BBC. 10 February 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2012. 
  25. ^ "Jamie Hamill, John Sutton & Danny Grainger join Hearts". BBC Sport. 25 May 2011. Retrieved 25 May 2011. 
  26. ^ "St Johnstone sign defender Frazer Wright". BBC Sport. 3 June 2011. Retrieved 3 June 2011. 
  27. ^ "Derby sign Kilmarnock captain Craig Bryson". BBC Sport. 4 June 2011. 
  28. ^ "Mehdi Taouil leaves Kilmarnock for Hearts". BBC Sport. 14 June 2011. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  29. ^ "Rui Miguel Ricardo returns and renews". abola.pt (in Portuguese). 17 June 2011. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 
  30. ^ "More new faces arrive". alloaathletic.co.uk. Alloa Athletic F.C. 13 July 2011. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  31. ^ "Motherwell complete signing of Kilmarnock's Tim Clancy". British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC Sport. 26 August 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2011. 
  32. ^ "Mansfield Town sign Hutchinson, Green and Roberts". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 30 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  33. ^ "Burton Agree Deal with Patrick Ada". burtonalbionfc.co.uk. Burton Albion F.C. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  34. ^ a b "Fringe duo exit Kilmarnock". stv.tv. STV Group. 3 January 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  35. ^ "Young Killie Striker Signs for City". brechincity.com. Brechin City F.C. 27 January 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  36. ^ a b c "Kilmarnock manager Kenny Shiels reveals he turned away Arsenal loanees". The Telegraph. Retrieved 12 February 2012. 
  37. ^ "Panikvar nyárig kék-fehérben". ztefc.hu. Zalaegerszegi TE. 1 March 2012. Retrieved 6 March 2012. 

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