2011–12 St Mirren F.C. season

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St Mirren
2011–12 season
Chairman Stewart Gilmour
Manager Danny Lennon
Stadium St Mirren Park
SPL 8th
Scottish Cup Quarter-Final
lost to Hearts
League Cup Quarter-Final
lost to Ayr United
Top goalscorer League:
Steven Thompson (13)

All:
Steven Thompson (16)
Highest home attendance 6,711 v Rangers
(24 December 2011)
Lowest home attendance 3,305 v Hibernian
(29 April 2012)
Average home league attendance 4,493
Home colours
Away colours

The 2011–12 season was St Mirren's sixth consecutive season in the Scottish Premier League, having competed in the league since their promotion in the 2005–06 season.[1] St Mirren also competed in the League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

Summary[edit]

St Mirren finished eight in the Scottish Premier League.[2] They reached the quarter-finals of the Scottish Cup where they were beaten by eventual winners Hearts.[3] They also reached the League Cup quarter-finals but were beaten by lower league opposition Ayr United.[4]

Matches[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Friendlies[edit]

Scottish Premier League[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Squad information[edit]

Captains[edit]

No. P Name Country No. games Notes
6 MF Jim Goodwin Republic of Ireland 38 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.

Players[edit]

Last updated 13 May 2012[5]
No. Pos Nat Player Total SPL Scottish Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Scotland Craig Samson 47 0 38 0 6 0 3 0
2 DF Republic of Ireland David van Zanten 43 0 35 0 5 0 3 0
3 DF Scotland David Barron 21 0 17 0 4 0 0 0
4 DF Scotland Darren McGregor 9 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
5 DF Scotland Lee Mair 43 1 34 1 6 0 3 0
6 MF Republic of Ireland Jim Goodwin 38 2 31 1 4 0 3 1
7 MF Scotland Hugh Murray 9 0 7 0 2 0 0 0
8 MF Scotland Steven Thomson 31 2 24 2 4 0 3 0
9 FW Scotland Steven Thompson 44 16 36 13 5 1 3 2
10 FW Scotland Paul McGowan 45 8 37 8 5 0 3 0
11 FW Netherlands Nigel Hasselbaink 42 8 34 6 5 1 3 1
12 GK Scotland Graeme Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 MF Scotland Joe McKee 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
14 DF Scotland Marc McAusland 40 1 32 1 5 0 3 0
15 MF Australia Aaron Mooy 12 1 8 1 4 0 0 0
16 FW Scotland Paul McQuade 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
17 MF Scotland Kenny McLean 33 4 28 4 3 0 2 0
18 MF Scotland Jamie McKernon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 FW Scotland Jon McShane 14 0 10 0 1 0 3 0
20 DF Scotland Dominic Kennedy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 MF Scotland Gary Teale 43 2 34 0 6 1 3 1
22 DF Netherlands Jeroen Tesselaar 41 0 33 0 5 0 3 0
23 MF Republic of Ireland Graham Carey 36 4 29 2 6 2 1 0
24 MF Netherlands Ilias Haddad 11 0 10 0 0 0 1 0
25 GK England Adam McHugh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 FW Scotland Dougie Imrie 14 0 14 0 0 0 0 0
37 DF Scotland Jason Naismith 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
39 FW Scotland Thomas Reilly 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0

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 Craig Samson 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
2 Republic of Ireland DF David van Zanten 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
3 Scotland DF David Barron 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
4 Scotland DF Darren McGregor 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
5 Scotland DF Lee Mair 6 0 2 0 0 0 8 0
6 Republic of Ireland MF Jim Goodwin 12 0 2 0 0 0 14 0
7 Scotland MF Hugh Murray 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Scotland MF Steven Thomson 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
9 Scotland FW Steven Thompson 6 0 0 0 1 1 7 1
10 Scotland FW Paul McGowan 9 0 1 0 1 0 11 0
11 Netherlands FW Nigel Hasselbaink 4 1 1 0 0 0 5 1
12 Scotland GK Graeme Smith 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Scotland MF Joe McKee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Scotland DF Marc McAusland 8 1 1 0 0 0 9 1
15 Australia MF Aaron Mooy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Scotland FW Paul McQuade 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Scotland MF Kenny McLean 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
18 Scotland MF Jamie McKernon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Scotland FW Jon McShane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Scotland DF Dominic Kennedy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Scotland MF Gary Teale 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
22 Netherlands DF Jeroen Tesselaar 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1
23 Republic of Ireland MF Graham Carey 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
24 Netherlands MF Ilias Haddad 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
25 England GK Adam McHugh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
27 Scotland FW Dougie Imrie 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
39 Scotland FW Thomas Reilly 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
46 Scotland DF Jason Naismith 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Top scorer[edit]

Last updated on 13 May 2012
Position Nation Number Name Scottish Premier League League Cup Scottish Cup Total
FW Scotland 9 Steven Thompson 13 2 1 16
FW Netherlands 11 Nigel Hasselbaink 6 1 1 8
FW Scotland 10 Paul McGowan 8 8
MF Republic of Ireland 23 Graham Carey 2 2 4
MF Scotland 17 Kenny McLean 4 4
MF Republic of Ireland 6 Jim Goodwin 1 1 2
MF Scotland 21 Gary Teale 1 1 2
MF Scotland 8 Steven Thomson 2 2
DF Scotland 14 Marc McAusland 1 1
MF Australia 15 Aaron Mooy 1 1
MF Scotland 5 Lee Mair 1 1

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]

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