2011–12 Partick Thistle F.C. season

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Partick Thistle
2011–12 season
Chairman David Beattie
Manager Jackie McNamara
Stadium Firhill Stadium
Scottish First Division Sixth place
Challenge Cup Second round, lost to Hamilton Academical
League Cup First round, lost to Berwick Rangers
Scottish Cup Fourth round, lost to Queen of the South
Top goalscorer League:
Kris Doolan (13)

All:
Paul Cairney (14)
Highest home attendance 3,380 vs. Greenock Morton, 30 September 2011
Lowest home attendance 1,439 vs. Ayr United, 21 February 2012
Average home league attendance 2,345

The 2011–12 season was Partick Thistle's sixth consecutive season in the Scottish First Division, having been promoted from the Scottish Second Division at the end of the 2005–06 season.[1] Partick Thistle also competed in the Challenge Cup, League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

Summary[edit]

Partick Thistle finished sixth in the First Division.[2] They reached the second round of the Challenge Cup,[3] the first round of the League Cup[4] and the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.[5]

Results & fixtures[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss   Postponed

Pre season[edit]

Scottish First Division[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Scottish Challenge Cup[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Captains[edit]

No. P Name Country No. games Notes
DF Archibald Scotland 36 Club captain

Last updated: 5 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 5 May 2012[6]
No. Pos Nat Player Total Scottish First Division Scottish Cup League Cup Challenge Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Scotland Scott Fox 37 0 31+0 0 3+0 0 1+0 0 2+0 0
GK Scotland Ryan Scully 5 0 5+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF Scotland Alan Archibald 36 0 33+0 0 3+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF Scotland Jonathan Lindsay 2 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
DF England Conrad Balatoni 28 1 21+3 1 1+0 0 1+0 0 2+0 0
DF Scotland Gavin Griffin 2 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF Scotland Darren Cole 6 0 6+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF Scotland Aaron Sinclair 36 1 30+0 1 3+0 0 1+0 0 2+0 0
DF Scotland William Kinniburgh 7 0 4+1 0 0+0 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
DF Scotland Paul Paton 39 0 33+0 0 3+0 0 1+0 0 2+0 0
DF Scotland Stephen O’Donnell 33 2 28+3 2 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Scotland Paul Cairney 40 14 35+0 10 3+0 3 1+0 1 1+0 0
MF Scotland Chris Erskine 41 7 23+12 6 3+0 1 1+0 0 2+0 0
MF Scotland Iain Flannigan 9 0 2+3 0 1+0 0 1+0 0 1+1 0
MF Scotland Kyle Hutton 12 0 12+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Scotland Ryan MacBeth 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Northern Ireland Caolan McAleer 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Scotland Stuart Bannigan 18 1 9+5 1 1+1 0 0+1 0 1+0 0
MF Scotland David Rowson 35 4 29+1 3 2+0 0 1+0 0 2+0 1
MF Scotland Jamie Campbell 4 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+1 0 0+1 0
MF Scotland Scott Robertson 26 0 18+3 0 2+1 0 0+1 0 1+0 0
MF Scotland Sean Welsh 12 2 10+2 2 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Scotland Bradley Halsman 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW Scotland Kris Doolan 40 13 28+6 13 2+1 0 1+0 0 1+1 0
FW Northern Ireland Thomas Stewart 27 2 8+13 1 3+0 0 1+0 0 2+0 1
FW Scotland Kieran Burns 5 0 1+4 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW Scotland Shaun Fraser 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW England Christie Elliot 32 6 18+11 5 1+2 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW Scotland Craig Dargo 7 0 3+1 0 0+3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW Scotland Kal Naismith 8 0 4+4 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW Scotland Mark McGuigan 7 2 4+3 2 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

Disciplinary record[edit]

Includes all competitive matches.

Last updated 5 May 2012
Nation Position Name Scottish First Division Scottish Cup League Cup Challenge Cup Total
YC Red card YC Red card YC Red card YC Red card YC Red card
Scotland GK Craig Hinchcliffe 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland GK Scott Fox 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland GK Ryan Scully 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Alan Archibald 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
England DF Conrad Balatoni 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 1
Scotland DF Gavin Griffin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Darren Cole 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland DF William Kinniburgh 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland DF Jonathan Lindsay 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Paul Paton 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 2
Scotland DF Aaron Sinclair 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
Scotland DF Stephen O’Donnell 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland MF Paul Cairney 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 8 0
Scotland MF Chris Erskine 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland MF Iain Flannigan 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Scotland MF Kyle Hutton 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland MF Stuart Bannigan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland MF Ryan MacBeth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Ireland MF Caolan McAleer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF David Rowson 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
Scotland MF Jamie Campbell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Scott Robertson 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
Scotland MF Sean Welsh 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland MF Bradley Halsman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Kris Doolan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Martin Grehan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Ireland FW Thomas Stewart 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Simon Donnelly 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Kieran Burns 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Shaun Fraser 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
England FW Christie Elliot 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland FW Craig Dargo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Kal Naismith 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland FW Mark McGuigan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Awards[edit]

Last updated 14 May 2012
Nation Name Award Month
Scotland Aaron Sinclair[7] Young Player of the Month October
Scotland Jackie McNamara[8] First Division Manager of the Month December
Scotland Paul Cairney[9] Player of the Month April

League Statistics[edit]

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Ross County (C) 36 22 13 1 72 32 +40 79 Promotion to 2012–13 Scottish Premier League
2 Dundee 36 15 10 11 53 43 +10 55
3 Falkirk 36 13 13 10 53 48 +5 52
4 Hamilton Academical 36 14 7 15 55 56 −1 49
5 Livingston 36 13 9 14 56 54 +2 48
6 Partick Thistle 36 12 11 13 50 39 +11 47
7 Raith Rovers 36 11 11 14 46 49 −3 44
8 Greenock Morton 36 10 12 14 40 55 −15 42
9 Ayr United (R) 36 9 11 16 44 67 −23 38 Qualification for Scottish First Division Play-offs
10 Queen of the South (R) 36 7 11 18 38 64 −26 32 Relegation to Scottish Second Division

Updated to games played on 5 May 2012.
Source: BBC Sport
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.

Transfers[edit]

References[edit]

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