2011–12 Raith Rovers F.C. season

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Raith Rovers
2011–12 season
Manager Scotland John McGlynn
Stadium Stark's Park
Scottish First Division Seventh place
Challenge Cup Second round, lost to Ayr United
League Cup Second round, lost to Airdrie United
Scottish Cup Fourth round lost to Greenock Morton
Top goalscorer League:
Scotland Brian Graham (11)

All:
Scotland John Baird (13)
Highest home attendance 3,629 vs. Dundee, 2 January 2012
Lowest home attendance 1,416 vs. Hamilton Academical, 26 November 2011
Average home league attendance 1,933
Home colours
Away colours

The 2011–12 season was Raith Rovers's third consecutive season in the Scottish First Division, having been promoted from the Scottish Second Division at the end of the 2008–09 season.[1] Raith Rovers also competed in the Challenge Cup, League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

Summary[edit]

Raith Rovers finished seventh in the First Division.[2] They reached the second round of the Challenge Cup,[3] the second 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]

Fife Cup[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Captains[edit]

No. P Name Country No. games Notes
DF Grant Murray Scotland 41 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][7]
No. Pos Nat Player Total Scottish First Division Scottish Cup League Cup Challenge Challenge Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Scotland David McGurn 39 0 34+0 0 1+0 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
GK Scotland Ross Laidlaw 2 0 2+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
GK France Ludovic Roy 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF Scotland Laurie Ellis 37 1 30+2 1 1+0 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
DF Scotland Dougie Hill 30 0 28+1 0 0+0 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
DF Scotland Grant Murray 41 2 36+0 2 1+0 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
DF Scotland Willie Dyer 38 0 30+4 0 0+0 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
DF Scotland Colin Wilson 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF Scotland Reece Donaldson 26 0 21+0 0 1+0 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
DF Scotland Jason Thomson 11 0 11+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Scotland Ross Callachan 8 0 1+5 0 0+0 0 0+2 0 0+0 0
MF Scotland Iain Davidson 25 0 21+2 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
MF Scotland David Low 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Scotland Scott McBride 6 0 1+3 0 0+0 0 1+0 0 0+1 0
MF Scotland Allan Walker 41 4 36+0 3 1+0 0 2+0 1 2+0 0
MF Scotland Andy Walls 1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
MF Scotland Joe Hamill 38 3 30+3 3 1+0 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
MF Scotland Danny Thomson 16 1 4+8 0 0+0 0 2+0 1 1+1 0
MF Germany Denis Prychynenko 5 1 4+1 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0[8]
MF Scotland Jason Holt 5 1 3+2 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Scotland Jamie Walker 24 3 10+13 3 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Scotland Lewis Vaughan 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Scotland Jonny Stewart 4 0 1+3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW Scotland Stephen Reynolds 15 1 1+10 1 0+0 0 1+1 0 0+2 0
FW Scotland John Baird 39 13 34+1 10 1+0 0 2+0 1 1+0 2
FW Scotland Brian Graham 28 11 19+5 11 0+0 0 1+1 0 2+0 0
FW Scotland Iain Williamson 31 2 17+10 1 1+0 0 1+0 1 2+0 0
FW Scotland David Smith 9 1 6+2 1 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW Scotland Pat Clarke 16 5 7+8 4 1+0 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW Argentina Damián Casalinuovo 16 3 9+6 3 1+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 David McGurn 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland GK Ross Laidlaw 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France GK Ludovic Roy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Laurie Ellis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland DF Dougie Hill 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Scotland DF Grant Murray 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Scotland DF Willie Dyer 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7 0
Scotland DF Colin Wilson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland DF Reece Donaldson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland DF Jason Thomson 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland MF Ross Callachan 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Scotland MF Iain Davidson 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
Scotland MF David Low 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Scott McBride 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Allan Walker 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
Scotland MF Andy Walls 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Joe Hamill 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland MF Danny Thomson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Germany[8] MF Denis Prychynenko 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Scotland MF Jason Holt 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Jamie Walker 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland MF Lewis Vaughan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland MF Jonny Stewart 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scotland FW Stephen Reynolds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW John Baird 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
Scotland FW Brian Graham 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 1
Scotland FW Iain Williamson 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Scotland FW David Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Scotland FW Pat Clarke 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Argentina FW Damián Casalinuovo 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Awards[edit]

Last updated 14 May 2012
Nation Name Award Month
Scotland John McGlynn[9] First Division Manager 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]

Rovers started the season by releasing 16 players.[10]

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