2012 Bray Wanderers F.C. season

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Bray Wanderers F.C.
2012 season
Chairman Eddie Cox
Manager Republic of Ireland Pat Devlin
Stadium Carlisle Grounds
Premier Division 10th
FAI Cup 2nd Round
League of Ireland Cup Quarter-finalists
Setanta Sports Cup First Round
Leinster Senior Cup Quarter-finalists
Top goalscorer League: Jason Byrne (13)
All: Jason Byrne (14)
Highest home attendance 2,000 v Shamrock Rovers (20 April)
Lowest home attendance 150 v Limerick (26 June)
Home colours
Away colours

The 2012 Bray Wanderers F.C. season is the club's 28th season competing in the League of Ireland and the team's first season under the management of Keith Long as Pat Devlin took up the director of football role at the club. It's the team's eighth consecutive season in the Premier Division. Long left his role in September and Devlin retook the manager's role.

Squad[edit]

Squad as of 26 October 2012:

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Republic of Ireland GK Darren Quigley
2 Republic of Ireland DF David Webster
3 Republic of Ireland DF Dane Massey
4 Republic of Ireland DF Colm Tresson
5 Republic of Ireland DF Adam Mitchell
6 Republic of Ireland MF Danny O'Connor (captain)
7 Republic of Ireland MF Kevin O'Connor
8 Republic of Ireland MF Daire Doyle
9 Republic of Ireland FW Paul Moffatt
10 Republic of Ireland FW Jason Byrne
11 Republic of Ireland FW Kieran Marty Waters
12 Republic of Ireland DF Kevin Knight
14 Republic of Ireland MF Graham Kelly
15 Republic of Ireland MF Lee Dixon
16 Republic of Ireland MF Dean Zambra
17 Republic of Ireland FW Dean Marshall
No. Position Player
18 Republic of Ireland FW John Mulroy
19 Republic of Ireland MF Conor Butler
20 Republic of Ireland DF Sean Houston
21 Republic of Ireland MF Adam Hanlon
22 Republic of Ireland DF Pat Seery
23 Nigeria FW Ismahil Akinade
25 Republic of Ireland GK Brian Kane
26 Republic of Ireland DF Shane O'Connor
27 Republic of Ireland MF Conor Earley
28 Republic of Ireland FW Sean Hurley
29 Republic of Ireland FW Ger Pender
30 Bulgaria FW Yani Georgiev
Republic of Ireland DF Stephen Brennan
Republic of Ireland MF Ryan Dooney
Republic of Ireland FW Jonathan Kelty

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Player Country Position Signed From
January 2012 Pierce Sweeney Republic of Ireland Defender Belvedere
January 2012 Jonathan Kelty Republic of Ireland Forward Arklow Town
January 2012 Adam Hanlon Republic of Ireland Midfielder Arklow Town
February 2012 Jason Byrne Republic of Ireland Forward Dundalk
March 2012 Ian Byrne Republic of Ireland Midfielder Shamrock Rovers
July 2012 Kevin O'Connor Republic of Ireland Midfielder Worcester City
July 2012 Brendan King United States Forward Portland Timbers
July 2012 Pat Seery Republic of Ireland Defender Bohemians
July 2012 Lee Dixon Republic of Ireland Midfielder Bohemians
July 2012 Ismahil Akinade Nigeria Forward St Patrick's Athletic
July 2012 Paul Moffatt Republic of Ireland Forward Shamrock Rovers
July 2012 Dean Marshall Republic of Ireland Midfield Drogheda United
August 2012 Yani Georgiev Bulgaria Forward

Out[edit]

Date Player Country Position Sold To
November 2011 Gary Dempsey Republic of Ireland Midfielder Waterford United
January 2012 Derek Prendergast Republic of Ireland Defender Drogheda United
January 2012 Conor Murphy Republic of Ireland Forward Monaghan United
January 2012 Gary Shaw Republic of Ireland Forward Longford Town
February 2012 Chris Shields Republic of Ireland Midfielder Dundalk
February 2012 Shane O'Neill Republic of Ireland Forward Dundalk
February 2012 Jake Kelly Republic of Ireland Forward St Patrick's Athletic
July 2012 Pierce Sweeney Republic of Ireland Defender Reading
July 2012 Stephen Last Republic of Ireland Defender Athlone Town
August 2012 Brendan King United States Forward Alta IF

Most appearances[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by shirt number when total appearances are equal. Last updated 26/10/12

Position Nation Number Name Premier Division Setanta Cup FAI Cup League Cup Leinster Cup Total
1 Republic of Ireland 1 Darren Quigley 29 2 2 1 1 35
2 Republic of Ireland 6 Danny O'Connor 27 2 2 1 0 34
Republic of Ireland 20 Sean Houston 27 2 2 1 1 34
3 Republic of Ireland 16 Dean Zambra 26 2 2 2 1 33
4 Republic of Ireland 18 John Mulroy 25 1 2 2 1 32
Republic of Ireland 10 Jason Byrne 25 2 2 2 1 32
5 Republic of Ireland 21 Adam Hanlon 23 2 2 2 1 30

Top scorers[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by shirt number when total goals are equal. Last updated 26/10/12

Position Nation Number Name Premier Division Setanta Cup FAI Cup League Cup Leinster Cup Total
1 Republic of Ireland 10 Jason Byrne 13 0 0 1 0 14
2 Republic of Ireland 11 Kieran Waters 8 2 1 0 2 13
3 Republic of Ireland 6 Danny O'Connor 4 0 0 0 0 4
4 Republic of Ireland 18 John Mulroy 3 0 0 0 0 3
Republic of Ireland 20 Sean Houston 2 0 0 1 0 3
5 Republic of Ireland 2 David Webster 1 0 0 0 0 1
Republic of Ireland 16 Dean Zambra 1 0 0 0 0 1
Republic of Ireland 17 Dean Marshall 1 0 0 0 0 1
Republic of Ireland Jonathan Kelty 0 0 0 1 0 1

Competitions[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

Final Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Sligo Rovers (C) 30 17 10 3 53 23 +30 61 UEFA Champions League/Setanta Cup
2 Drogheda United 30 17 6 7 51 36 +15 57 UEFA Europa League/Setanta Cup
3 St Patrick's Athletic 30 15 10 5 44 22 +22 55 UEFA Europa League/Setanta Cup
4 Shamrock Rovers 30 14 10 6 56 37 +19 52 Setanta Cup
5 Derry City [note 1] 30 11 6 13 36 36 0 39 UEFA Europa League/Setanta Cup
6 Cork City 30 8 12 10 38 36 +2 36 Setanta Cup
7 Bohemians 30 9 9 12 35 38 −3 36
8 Shelbourne 30 9 8 13 35 43 −8 35
9 UCD 30 8 7 15 32 48 −16 31
10 Bray Wanderers 30 5 10 15 33 54 −21 25
11 Dundalk 30 4 8 18 23 63 −40 20 Won promotion/relegation play off
12 Monaghan United [note 2] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Withdrew from league.

Source:[1][2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Derry City qualified for the 2013–14 UEFA Europa League after winning the 2012 FAI Cup Final.
  2. ^ Monaghan United withdrew after 14 games. Their record was expunged.


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
30 5 10 15 33 54  −21 25 2 5 8 19 34  −15 3 5 7 14 20  −6

Last updated: 22 October 2012.
Source: [1]

Matches[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

FAI Cup[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Second round[edit]

EA Sports Cup[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Second round[edit]

quarter-final[edit]

Setanta Cup[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

First round[edit]

Bray Wanderers lost 7–2 on aggregate

Leinster Senior Cup[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

Second round[edit]

quarter-final[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ireland 2012". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Monaghan United withdraw from league". extratime.ie. Retrieved 18 June 2012.