2011–12 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
2011–12 season
Chairman Craig Whyte
Manager Ally McCoist
Ground Ibrox Stadium
Glasgow, Scotland
(Capacity: 51,082)
Scottish Premier League 2nd
P38 W26 D5 L7 F77 A28
Scottish Cup Fifth Round
League Cup Third Round
Champions League Third qualifying round
Europa League Play-off round
Top goalscorer League:
Nikica Jelavić (14)

All:
Nikica Jelavić (17)
Highest home attendance 50,268 vs Kilmarnock
(18 February 2012)
Lowest home attendance 17,822 vs Dundee United
(5 February 2012)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2011–12 season was the 132nd season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 45 competitive matches during the 2011-12 season. Smith's deputy and Rangers record goalscorer Ally McCoist was appointed manager of the club.[1] However, McCoist was hampered by a bizarre transfer policy the club utilised under Whyte's control. This resulted in protracted transfer negotiations with several targets but without significant recruitment and this probably contributed to Rangers being knocked out of both the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League by the end of August, depriving the club of income that may have been anticipated. With the new ownership there initially appeared to be some financial stability of the club. A number of first-team regulars were secured on long-term contract extensions including Steven Davis,[2] Allan McGregor,[3] Steven Whittaker[3] and Gregg Wylde.[4] When McCoist entered the transfer market, his first signing being Almería midfielder Juan Manuel Ortiz,[5] he soon encountered difficulties. A number of highly publicised failed transfers, including deals for Wesley Verhoek and Roland Juhász, led to many doubting Whyte’s financial prowess.[6][7]

Rangers's first Scottish Premier League match of the season was a home match against Jim Jefferies' Heart of Midlothian, where the league flag was unfurled by then chairman Craig Whyte, as Rangers were under considerable pressure for most of the first half but managed to salvage a draw. The following week, McCoist claimed his first competitive victory as manager with a win over St Johnstone.[8] The season proved to be a baptism of fire for McCoist, by early October the club held a ten-point lead over Celtic,[9] and on 5 November the lead stood at fifteen points over Celtic and twelve over second placed Motherwell.[10] However, a draw with St Johnstone and subsequent defeats to Kilmarnock,[11] St Mirren[12] and Old Firm rivals Celtic,[13] who then went on a run of twenty-one matches undefeated saw Rangers slip to second place[14] where the club remained for the rest of the season.

Ranger's European adventure began in the middle of the final week of July, where Rangers were defeated by underdogs Malmö 1-0[15] at home and Rangers crashed out of the Champions League with a bad tempered 1-1 draw in Sweden in which both Steven Whittaker and Madjid Bougherra were both given their marching orders,[16] and ultimately relegating the Gers to the Europa League play-off round, where they faced Slovenian team NK Maribor.[17] In cup competitions the club fair no better, a third round defeat to First Division side Falkirk in the League Cup[18] and a fifth round exit at home at the hands of Dundee United.[19]

On 13 February 2012, Rangers filed legal papers at the Court of Session giving notice of their intention to appoint administrators.[20] Rangers officially entered administration on the following day, appointing London-based financial advisers Duff & Phelps as administrators.[20] Rangers entered administration over an alleged non-payment of £9m in PAYE and VAT taxes to HM Revenue and Customs.[20][21] On entering administration, the team was docked ten points by the SPL, a move regarded as 'effectively ending' its 2012 championship challenge.[20] A failure then to submit accounts for 2011 meant the club was not granted a licence to play in European football in season 2012–13.[22][23] In April it was revealed that the club's total debts could be as high as £134m.[24]

On 13 May it was revealed that Whyte sold his controlling interest in The Rangers Football Club Plc for £2 to a consortium led by Charles Green.[25] Green offered the creditors a settlement, in the form of a company voluntary arrangement (CVA), in an attempt to exit administration.[25] On 12 June 2012, it emerged that HMRC would reject the CVA put forward by Green. Green's takeover of the club depended on the CVA being accepted by HMRC, which would have seen only £8.5m of the total debt repaid. The formal rejection of the CVA, two days later, meant that the Rangers Football Club Plc entered the liquidation process and the clubs corporate owner would have to be transfer to a new company.[26] The oldco's assets, including Rangers F.C., Ibrox Stadium and Murray Park, were sold to Sevco 5088 Ltd, a consortium led by Green, in a deal worth £5.5m.[27] In turn, these assets were then transferred to Sevco Scotland Ltd which was renamed The Rangers Football Club Ltd at the end of July 2012.[28]

Players[edit]

Squad information[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
Since
App
Goals
Ends
Transfer fee
Notes
1 GK Scotland Allan McGregor 30 1998 278 0 2017 Youth system
2 DF Romania Dorin Goian 31 2011 38 1 2014 £0.8m
3 DF Scotland David Weir (captain) 41 2007 (Winter) 231 5 2012 Free left on 17 January
4 DF Scotland Kirk Broadfoot 27 2007 116 1 2013 Free
5 DF Bosnia and Herzegovina Saša Papac 32 2006 227 7 2012 £0.45m
6 MF Scotland Lee McCulloch 33 2007 173 20 2013 £2.25m
7 MF United States Maurice Edu 26 2008 125 12 2013 £2.6m
8 MF Northern Ireland Steven Davis (captain) 27 2008 211 22 2016 £3m
9 FW Croatia Nikica Jelavić 26 2010 55 36 2014 £4m left on 31 January
10 MF Scotland John Fleck 20 2007 58 3 2013 Youth system
11 FW Northern Ireland Kyle Lafferty 24 2008 137 37 2013 £3.25m
12 DF Scotland Lee Wallace 24 2011 34 2 2016 £1.5m
14 FW Scotland Steven Naismith 25 2008 140 33 2015 £1.9m
15 FW Northern Ireland David Healy 32 2011 (Winter) 25 5 2012 Free
16 DF Scotland Steven Whittaker 27 2007 209 28 2016 £2m
17 MF Spain Juan Manuel Ortiz 30 2011 14 1 2014 £0.5m
18 DF United States Carlos Bocanegra (vc) 32 2011 34 3 2014 £0.4m
19 FW England James Beattie 33 2010 10 0 2012 £1.25m left on 31 August
19 MF Nigeria Sone Aluko 23 2011 23 12 2012 £0.15m
20 MF Australia Matt McKay 29 2011 3 0 2014 £0.32m left on 27 February
21 MF United States Alejandro Bedoya 25 2011 13 1 2014 £0.4m
22 DF England Kyle Bartley 20 2011 30 1 2012 Loan
23 DF Scotland Jordan McMillan 23 2005 5 0 2012 Youth system left on 31 January
24 DF Algeria Madjid Bougherra 28 2008 113 5 2012 £2.5m left on 10 August
24 MF Sweden Mervan Çelik 21 2012 (Winter) 6 0 2015 £0.25m left on 6 March
25 GK Scotland Neil Alexander 34 2008 (Winter) 47 0 2013 Free
26 MF Scotland Jamie Ness 21 2007 18 2 2015 Youth system
27 MF Scotland Gregg Wylde 20 2007 48 2 2016 Youth system left on 6 March
28 MF Algeria Salim Kerkar 24 2010 18 2 2012 Free
32 DF Scotland Ross Perry 22 2006 13 0 2015 Youth system
33 MF Norway Thomas Kind Bendiksen 22 2007 3 0 2012 £0.09m left on 1 January
34 FW Northern Ireland Andrew Little 23 2007 24 7 2012 Youth system
35 MF Scotland Kyle Hutton 21 2008 14 0 2014 Youth system out on season loan
38 FW England Kane Hemmings 21 2008 5 0 2013 Youth system
40 MF Northern Ireland Andrew Mitchell 20 2010 2 0 2012 Free
41 MF Scotland Rhys McCabe 19 2009 9 0 2015 Youth system
69 FW Scotland Barrie McKay 17 2011 1 0 2013 Free
  • Last updated: 13 May 2012
  • Source: Players transfer, Wikipedia players' articles
  • Ordered by squad numbers.

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
Moving from
Type
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
17 MF Spain Juan Manuel Ortiz 29 AlmeríaSpain Transfer Summer 2014 £0.5m [5]
12 DF Scotland Lee Wallace 23 Heart of Midlothian Transfer Summer 2016 £1.5m [29]
2 DF Romania Dorin Goian 30 PalermoItaly Transfer Summer 2014 £0.8m [30]
22 DF England Kyle Bartley 20 ArsenalEngland Loan extension Summer 2012 n/a [31]
21 MF United States Alejandro Bedoya 24 Örebro SKSweden Transfer Summer 2014 £0.4m [29][32]
18 DF United States Carlos Bocanegra 32 Saint-ÉtienneFrance Transfer Summer 2014 £0.4m [33]
20 MF Australia Matt McKay 28 Brisbane RoarAustralia Transfer Summer 2014 £0.32m [34][35]
19 MF Nigeria Sone Aluko 22 Aberdeen Transfer n/a 2012 £0.15m [36]
24 MF Sweden Mervan Çelik 21 GAISSweden Transfer Winter 2015 £0.24m [37]

Last updated: 11 February 2012
Total spending: £4.31m

Out[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
Moving to
Type
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Source
20 MF Slovakia Vladimír Weiss 21 Manchester CityEngland Loan return Summer n/a [38][39]
12 DF Scotland Richard Foster 25 Aberdeen Loan return Summer n/a [38][40]
17 FW Senegal El Hadji Diouf 30 Blackburn RoversEngland Loan return Summer n/a [38][41]
37 MF Scotland Andrew Shinnie 22 Inverness Caledonian Thistle End of contract Summer n/a [42]
38 MF Scotland Stephen Stirling 22 Stranraer End of contract Summer n/a [42]
41 FW Scotland Archie Campbell 21 Greenock Morton End of contract Summer n/a [42]
42 GK Northern Ireland Wayne Drummond 19 Ballymena UnitedNorthern Ireland End of contract Summer n/a [42]
49 FW Democratic Republic of the Congo Cristiano Kisuka 19 Beith Juniors End of contract Summer n/a [42]
57 MF Scotland Dylan McGeouch 18 Celtic End of contract Summer £0.1m[43] [44]
65 MF England Steven Hetherington 17 Motherwell End of contract Summer n/a [42]
31 GK Scotland Grant Adam 20 Forfar Athletic Loan Summer n/a [45][46]
24 DF Algeria Madjid Bougherra 28 LekhwiyaQatar Transfer Summer £1.7m [47]
34 FW Northern Ireland Andrew Little 22 Port ValeEngland Loan Summer n/a [48]
19 FW England James Beattie 33 Free agent Contract terminated Summer n/a [49][50]
42 FW Scotland Kal Naismith 19 Cowdenbeath Loan Summer n/a [51]
35 MF Scotland Kyle Hutton 20 Partick Thistle Loan Summer n/a [52]
51 GK Scotland Blair Currie 18 Hamilton Academical Loan Winter n/a [53]
33 MF Norway Thomas Kind Bendiksen 22 TromsøNorway End of contract Winter £0.25m[54] [55]
36 DF Scotland Darren Cole 19 Partick Thistle Loan Winter n/a [56]
59 FW England Sam McMahon 17 Doncaster RoversEngland Transfer Winter Free [57]
42 FW Scotland Kal Naismith 19 Partick Thistle Loan Winter n/a [58]
3 DF Scotland David Weir 41 Free agent Contract terminated Winter n/a [59]
10 MF Scotland John Fleck 20 BlackpoolEngland Loan Winter n/a [60]
31 GK Scotland Grant Adam 20 Airdrie United Loan Winter n/a [61]
63 FW Sweden Freddie Espling 18 Djurgårdens IFSweden Transfer Winter Free [62]
45 MF Denmark Nicolaj Køhlert 19 Silkeborg IFDenmark Transfer Winter Free [62]
17 MF Spain Juan Manuel Ortiz 29 AlmeríaSpain Loan Winter n/a [63]
23 DF Scotland Jordan McMillan 23 Dunfermline Athletic Transfer Winter Undisclosed [64]
9 FW Croatia Nikica Jelavić 26 EvertonEngland Transfer Winter £5.5m [65]
35 MF Scotland Kyle Hutton 20 Dunfermline Athletic Loan Winter n/a [64]
64 MF Scotland Marc Dyer 17 Ayr United Transfer Winter Free [62]
61 FW England Jack Werndly 18 Albion Rovers Loan Winter n/a [62]
20 MF Australia Matt McKay 29 Busan I'ParkSouth Korea Transfer n/a £0.063m [66]
24 MF Sweden Mervan Çelik 21 Free agent Contract terminated n/a n/a [67]
27 MF Scotland Gregg Wylde 20 Free agent Contract terminated n/a n/a [67]
52 DF Scotland Ewan McNeil 18 Airdrie United Loan n/a n/a [68]

Last updated: 25 March 2012
Total income: £7.513m

New Contracts[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
Status
Contract length
Expiry date
Source
5 DF Bosnia and Herzegovina Saša Papac 31 Signed 1 year June 2012 [69]
32 MF Norway Thomas Kind Bendiksen 21 Signed 6 months January 2012 [70]
28 MF Algeria Salim Kerkar 23 Signed 1 year June 2012 [71]
15 FW Northern Ireland David Healy 31 Signed 1 year June 2012 [72]
29 FW Northern Ireland Andrew Little 22 Signed 1 year June 2012 [73]
1 GK Scotland Allan McGregor 29 Signed 6 years June 2017 [3]
16 DF Scotland Steven Whittaker 27 Signed 5 years June 2016 [3]
3 DF Scotland David Weir 41 Signed 1 year June 2012 [74]
8 MF Northern Ireland Steven Davis 26 Signed 5 years June 2016 [75]
27 MF Scotland Gregg Wylde 20 Signed 5 years June 2016 [76]
32 DF Scotland Ross Perry 21 Signed 4 years June 2015 [77]
23 DF Scotland Jordan McMillan 23 Rejected 3 years June 2015 [78][79]
33 MF Norway Thomas Kind Bendiksen 22 Rejected 2 years & 6 months June 2014 [80]
41 MF Scotland Rhys McCabe 19 Signed 3 years June 2015 [81]

Last updated: 2 January 2012

Squad statistics[edit]

Total Scottish Premier League UEFA Champions League Scottish Cup League Cup UEFA Europa League
No.
P
Nat.
Name
Sts
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
1 GK Scotland Allan McGregor 43 43 37 2 2 2
2 DF Romania Dorin Goian 38 38 1 33 2 1 1 2
3 DF Scotland David Weir 1 1 1
4 DF Scotland Kirk Broadfoot 13 18 16 2
5 DF Bosnia and Herzegovina Saša Papac 26 26 21 2 2 1
6 MF Scotland Lee McCulloch 24 30 5 26 5 2 1 1
7 MF United States Maurice Edu 40 42 3 36 3 2 2 2
8 MF Northern Ireland Steven Davis 39 39 5 33 5 2 1 1 2
9 FW Croatia Nikica Jelavić 26 28 17 22 14 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
10 MF Scotland John Fleck 1 5 4 1
11 FW Northern Ireland Kyle Lafferty 16 23 7 20 7 1 2
12 DF Scotland Lee Wallace 32 34 2 28 2 2 2 2
14 FW Scotland Steven Naismith 14 15 9 11 9 2 1 1
15 FW Northern Ireland David Healy 9 15 4 11 3 2 1 1 1
16 DF Scotland Steven Whittaker 27 28 2 25 2 2 1
17 MF Spain Juan Manuel Ortiz 8 14 1 10 2 2 1
18 DF United States Carlos Bocanegra 34 34 3 29 2 2 1 2 1
19 MF Nigeria Sone Aluko 21 23 12 21 12 2
20 MF Australia Matt McKay 2 3 3
21 MF United States Alejandro Bedoya 6 13 1 12 1 1
22 DF England Kyle Bartley 20 21 19 2
23 DF Scotland Jordan McMillan 1 3 2 1
24 DF Algeria Madjid Bougherra 4 4 2 2
24 MF Sweden Mervan Çelik 1 6 5 1
25 GK Scotland Neil Alexander 2 2 1 1
26 MF Scotland Jamie Ness 3 5 1 5 1
27 MF Scotland Gregg Wylde 15 25 2 21 2 2 1 1
28 MF Algeria Salim Kerkar 5 17 2 15 1 2 1
32 DF Scotland Ross Perry 8 13 12 1
33 MF Norway Thomas Kind Bendiksen 1 3 3
34 FW Northern Ireland Andrew Little 6 11 5 10 5 1
38 FW England Kane Hemmings 5 4 1
40 MF Northern Ireland Andrew Mitchell 1 2 2
41 MF Scotland Rhys McCabe 8 9 9
69 FW Scotland Barrie McKay 1 1

Last updated: 13 May 2012
Source: Soccerbase - Rangers 2011/2012 player appearances
Ordered by squad numbers
0 shown as blank

Club[edit]

Matches[edit]

Scottish Premier League[edit]

M
Date
Tournament
Round
Ground
Opponent
Score1
Report
1 23 July 2011 Scottish Premier League 1 H Heart of Midlothian 1–1
3 30 July 2011 Scottish Premier League 2 A St Johnstone 2–0
5 13 August 2011 Scottish Premier League 4 A Inverness Caledonian Thistle 2–0
7 21 August 2011 Scottish Premier League 5 A Motherwell 3–0
9 28 August 2011 Scottish Premier League 6 H Aberdeen 2–0
10 10 September 2011 Scottish Premier League 7 A Dundee United 1–0
11 17 September 2011 Scottish Premier League 8 H Celtic 4–2
13 24 September 2011 Scottish Premier League 9 A Dunfermline Athletic 4–0
14 27 September 2011[94] Scottish Premier League 3 H Kilmarnock 2–0
15 1 October 2011 Scottish Premier League 10 H Hibernian 1–0
16 15 October 2011 Scottish Premier League 11 H St Mirren 1–1
17 23 October 2011 Scottish Premier League 12 A Heart of Midlothian 2–0
18 29 October 2011 Scottish Premier League 13 A Aberdeen 2–1
19 5 November 2011 Scottish Premier League 14 H Dundee United 3–1
20 19 November 2011 Scottish Premier League 15 H St Johnstone 0–0
21 27 November 2011 Scottish Premier League 16 A Kilmarnock 0–1
22 3 December 2011 Scottish Premier League 17 H Dunfermline Athletic 2–1
23 10 December 2011 Scottish Premier League 18 A Hibernian 2–0
24 17 December 2011 Scottish Premier League 19 H Inverness Caledonian Thistle 2–1
25 24 December 2011 Scottish Premier League 20 A St Mirren 1–2
26 28 December 2011 Scottish Premier League 21 A Celtic 0–1
27 2 January 2012 Scottish Premier League 22 H Motherwell 3–0
29 14 January 2012 Scottish Premier League 23 A St Johnstone 2–1
30 21 January 2012 Scottish Premier League 24 H Aberdeen 1–1
31 28 January 2012 Scottish Premier League 25 H Hibernian 4–0
33 11 February 2012 Scottish Premier League 26 A Dunfermline Athletic 4–1
34 18 February 2012 Scottish Premier League 27 H Kilmarnock 0–1
35 26 February 2012 Scottish Premier League 28 A Inverness Caledonian Thistle 4–1
36 3 March 2012 Scottish Premier League 29 H Heart of Midlothian 1–2
37 17 March 2012 Scottish Premier League 30 A Dundee United 1–2
38 24 March 2012 Scottish Premier League 31 H Celtic 3–2
39 31 March 2012 Scottish Premier League 32 A Motherwell 2–1
40 7 April 2012 Scottish Premier League 33 H St Mirren 3–1
41 21 April 2012 Scottish Premier League 34 A Heart of Midlothian 3–0
42 29 April 2012 Scottish Premier League 35 A Celtic 0–3
43 2 May 2012 Scottish Premier League 36 H Dundee United 5–0
44 5 May 2012 Scottish Premier League 37 H Motherwell 0–0
45 13 May 2012 Scottish Premier League 38 A St Johnstone 4–0

Last updated: 13 May 2012
Source: Wikipedia article
1Rangers goals come first.
National flags for Ground and Opponent columns are only shown when different to that of Rangers.
M = Match; Ground: H = Home, A = Away, N = Neutral, HR = Home replacement, AR = Away replacement.

UEFA Champions League[edit]

M
Date
Tournament
Round
Ground
Opponent
Score1
Report
2 26 July 2011 UEFA Champions League QR3 H Malmö FF 0–1
4 3 August 2011 UEFA Champions League QR3 A Malmö FF 1–1

Last updated: 3 August 2011
Source: Wikipedia article
1Rangers goals come first.
National flags for Ground and Opponent columns are only shown when different to that of Rangers.
M = Match; Ground: H = Home, A = Away, N = Neutral, HR = Home replacement, AR = Away replacement.

UEFA Europa League[edit]

M
Date
Tournament
Round
Ground
Opponent
Score1
Report
6 18 August 2011 UEFA Europa League POR A Maribor 1–2
8 25 August 2011 UEFA Europa League POR H Maribor 1–1

Last updated: 25 August 2011
Source: Wikipedia article
1Rangers goals come first.
National flags for Ground and Opponent columns are only shown when different to that of Rangers.
M = Match; Ground: H = Home, A = Away, N = Neutral, HR = Home replacement, AR = Away replacement.

Scottish Cup[edit]

M
Date
Tournament
Round
Ground
Opponent
Score1
Report
28 8 January 2012 Scottish Cup R4 A Arbroath 4–0
32 5 February 2012 Scottish Cup R5 H Dundee United 0–2

Last updated: 5 February 2012
Source: Wikipedia article
1Rangers goals come first.
National flags for Ground and Opponent columns are only shown when different to that of Rangers.
M = Match; Ground: H = Home, A = Away, N = Neutral, HR = Home replacement, AR = Away replacement.

League Cup[edit]

M
Date
Tournament
Round
Ground
Opponent
Score1
Report
12 21 September 2011 League Cup R3 A Falkirk 2–3

Last updated: 21 September 2011
Source: Wikipedia article
1Rangers goals come first.
National flags for Ground and Opponent columns are only shown when different to that of Rangers.
M = Match; Ground: H = Home, A = Away, N = Neutral, HR = Home replacement, AR = Away replacement.

Friendlies[edit]

M
Date
Tournament
Round
Ground
Opponent
Score1
Report
1 7 July 2011 Friendly A Germany Sportfreunde Lotte 0–1
2 9 July 2011 Friendly A Germany VfL BochumGermany 0–3
3 13 July 2011 Friendly N Germany Bayer LeverkusenGermany 0–2
4 16 July 2011 Friendly A LinfieldNorthern Ireland 4–1
5 19 July 2011 Friendly A BlackpoolEngland 2–0
6 6 August 2011 Friendly H ChelseaEngland 1–3
7 18 October 2011 Friendly H LiverpoolEngland 1–0
8 29 November 2011 Friendly A Hamburger SVGermany 1–2
9 7 May 2012 Friendly A LinfieldNorthern Ireland 2–0

Last updated: 29 November 2011
Source: Wikipedia article
1Rangers goals come first.
National flags for Ground and Opponent columns are only shown when different to that of Rangers.
M = Match; Ground: H = Home, A = Away, N = Neutral, HR = Home replacement, AR = Away replacement.

Competitions[edit]

Overall[edit]

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
Scottish Premier League 2nd 23 July 13 May
UEFA Champions League Third qualifying round Third qualifying round 26 July 3 August
UEFA Europa League Play-off round Play-off round 18 August 25 August
League Cup 3rd Round 3rd Round 21 September
Scottish Cup 4th Round 5th Round 8 January 5 February

Source: Competitions

Scottish Premier League[edit]

Standings[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 38 18 8 12 49 44 +5 62 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
4 Heart of Midlothian 38 15 7 16 45 43 +2 52 2012–13 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round

Updated to games played on 13 May 2012.
Source: Wikipedia article
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) 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.
Head-to-Head: used when head-to-head record is used to rank tied teams.
Rangers were docked 10 points for entering administration.[95] Should they remain in administration by the end of March, they will be ineligible to play in a 2012–13 European competition.[96]

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 26 5 7 77 28  +49 73 12 5 2 38 14  +24 14 0 5 39 14  +25

Last updated: 13 May 2012.
Source: Wikipedia article

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground H A H A A H A H A H H A A H H A H H H A A H A H H A H A H A H A H A A H H A
Result D W W W W W W W W W D W W W D L W W W L L W W D W W L W L L W W W W L W D W

Last updated: 13 May 2012.
Source: Wikipedia article
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

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