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2011–12 Football League One

Football League One
Season 2011–12
Champions Charlton Athletic
(1st divisional title)
Promoted Charlton Athletic
Sheffield Wednesday
Huddersfield Town
Relegated Wycombe Wanderers
Chesterfield
Exeter City
Rochdale
Matches played 552
Goals scored 1489 (2.7 per match)
Top goalscorer Jordan Rhodes (36)
Biggest home win Brentford 5–0 Leyton Orient
(20 August 2011)
Milton Keynes Dons 5–0 Oldham Athletic
(18 February 2012)
Wycombe Wanderers 5–0 Hartlepool United
(25 February 2012)
Biggest away win

Wycombe Wanderers 0–6 Huddersfield Town
(6 January 2012)

Yeovil Town 0–6 Stevenage
(14 April 2012)
Highest scoring Milton Keynes Dons 6–2 Chesterfield
(20 August 2011)
Sheffield Wednesday 4–4 Huddersfield Town
(17 December 2011)
Longest winning run 7 games
Preston North End[1]
Longest unbeaten run 18 games
Huddersfield Town[1]
Longest winless run 17 games
Chesterfield[1]
Longest losing run 5 games
Bournemouth
Bury
Chesterfield
Exeter
Leyton Orient
Oldham Athletic
Wycombe Wanderers[1]
Highest attendance 38,082
Sheffield Wednesday v Wycombe Wanderers (5 May 2012)[2]
Lowest attendance 1,930
Rochdale v Exeter (14 April 2012)[2]
2010–11
2012–13

The 2011–12 Football League One (referred to as the Npower Football League One for sponsorship reasons) was the eighth season of the league under its current title and nineteenth season under its current league division format.

Contents

  • Team changes 1
    • From League One 1.1
    • To League One 1.2
  • Rules changes 2
  • Team overview 3
    • Stadia and locations 3.1
    • Personnel and sponsoring 3.2
      • Managerial changes 3.2.1
  • League table 4
    • Play-offs 4.1
  • Results 5
  • Statistics 6
    • Top goalscorers 6.1
    • Top assists 6.2
    • Scoring 6.3
  • Awards 7
    • Monthly awards 7.1
    • Other awards 7.2
  • References 8
  • External links 9

Team changes

From League One

Promoted to the Championship

Relegated to League Two

To League One

Relegated from the Championship

Promoted from League Two

Rules changes

  • The Football League agreed to use the new UEFA financial regulations. Football League One clubs decided to introduce the Salary Cost Management Protocol (SCMP) from this season, teams will only be allowed to spend a fixed proportion of their total turnover on player wages.[3]

Team overview

Stadia and locations

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Bournemouth Bournemouth Seward Stadium 10,700
Brentford London Griffin Park 12,763
Bury Bury Gigg Lane 11,840
Carlisle United Carlisle Brunton Park 16,981
Charlton Athletic London The Valley 27,111
Chesterfield Chesterfield B2net Stadium 10,338
Colchester United Colchester Colchester Community Stadium 10,064
Exeter City Exeter St James Park 8,830
Hartlepool United Hartlepool Victoria Park 8,240
Huddersfield Town Huddersfield Galpharm Stadium 24,500
Leyton Orient London Brisbane Road 9,271
Milton Keynes Dons Milton Keynes Stadium:mk 22,000
Notts County Nottingham Meadow Lane 21,388
Oldham Athletic Oldham Boundary Park 10,638
Preston North End Preston Deepdale 23,408
Rochdale Rochdale Spotland 10,249
Scunthorpe United Scunthorpe Glanford Park 9,088
Sheffield United Sheffield Bramall Lane 32,702
Sheffield Wednesday Sheffield Hillsborough 39,812
Stevenage Stevenage Broadhall Way 6,722
Tranmere Rovers Birkenhead Prenton Park 16,789
Walsall Walsall Bescot Stadium 11,300
Wycombe Wanderers High Wycombe Adams Park 10,284
Yeovil Town Yeovil Huish Park 9,565

Personnel and sponsoring

Team Manager Team Captain Chairman Kit maker Sponsor
Bournemouth Paul Groves (caretaker)
Shaun Brooks (caretaker)
Darryl Flahavan Eddie Mitchell
Maxim Demin
Fila Focal Point
Brentford Uwe Rösler Kevin O'Connor Greg Dyke Puma Hertings Fixings (H)
Bathwise (A)
Bury Richard Barker Steven Schumacher Brian Fenton Surridge Bury Metropolitan Council
Carlisle United Greg Abbott Paul Thirlwell Andrew Jenkins Carbrini Eddie Stobart Transport
Charlton Athletic Chris Powell Johnnie Jackson Michael Slater Macron Krbs.com
Chesterfield John Sheridan Mark Allott Barrie Hubbard Respect Vodka Kick
Colchester United John Ward Kemal Izzet Robbie Cowling Puma ROL Cruise
Exeter City Paul Tisdale David Noble Edward Chorlton Carbrini Flybe.com
Hartlepool United Neale Cooper Sam Collins Ken Hodcroft Nike Dove Energy
Huddersfield Town Simon Grayson Peter Clarke Dean Hoyle Umbro Kirklees College (H)
RadianB (A)
Leyton Orient Russell Slade Matthew Spring Barry Hearn Puma PartyCasino.com
Milton Keynes Dons Karl Robinson Dean Lewington Pete Winkelman ISC Doubletree by Hilton
Notts County Keith Curle Neal Bishop Ray Trew Fila Fraser Brown (H)
Vision Express (A)
Oldham Athletic Paul Dickov Dean Furman Simon Corney Carbrini Carbrini
Preston North End Graham Westley Paul Coutts Peter Ridsdale Puma Tennent's Lager
Rochdale John Coleman Gary Jones Chris Dunphy Carbrini The Co-operative Society
Scunthorpe United Alan Knill Cliff Byrne J. Steven Wharton Nike Rainham Steel
Sheffield United Danny Wilson Chris Morgan Kevin McCabe Macron Westfield Health (H)
Gilder group Volkswagen (A)
Sheffield Wednesday Dave Jones Rob Jones Milan Mandarić Puma Gilder group Volkswagen (H)
Westfield Health (A)
Stevenage Gary Smith Mark Roberts Phil Wallace Puma ServerChoice
Tranmere Rovers Ronnie Moore John Welsh Peter Johnson Carbrini Wirral
Walsall Dean Smith Andy Butler Jeff Bonser Admiral Surestop
Wycombe Wanderers Gary Waddock Gareth Ainsworth Steve Hayes Kappa Dreams
Yeovil Town Gary Johnson Paul Huntington John Fry Vandanel Jones's Building Contractors

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Sheffield United Micky Adams Sacked 10 May 2011[4] Pre-season Danny Wilson 27 May 2011[5]
Brentford Nicky Forster End of contract 19 May 2011[6] Pre-season Uwe Rösler 10 June 2011[7]
Rochdale Keith Hill Signed by Barnsley 1 June 2011[8] Pre-season Steve Eyre 13 June 2011[9]
Hartlepool United Mick Wadsworth Sacked 6 December 2011[10] 13th Neale Cooper 28 December 2011[11]
Preston North End Phil Brown 14 December 2011[12] 10th Graham Alexander
David Unsworth
14 December 2011[13]
Rochdale Steve Eyre 19 December 2011[14] 22nd John Coleman 24 January 2012[15]
Yeovil Town Terry Skiverton Demotion to Assistant Manager 9 January 2012[16] 21st Gary Johnson 9 January 2012[16]
Preston North End Graham Alexander
David Unsworth
End of tenure as caretakers 13 January 2012 14th Graham Westley 13 January 2012[17]
Stevenage Graham Westley Signed by Preston North End 13 January 2012 7th Gary Smith 25 January 2012[18]
Huddersfield Town Lee Clark Sacked 15 February 2012[19] 4th Simon Grayson 20 February 2012[20]
Notts County Martin Allen 18 February 2012 11th Keith Curle 20 February 2012[21]
Sheffield Wednesday Gary Megson 29 February 2012[22] 3rd Dave Jones 1 March 2012[23]
Tranmere Rovers Les Parry 4 March 2012[24] 19th Ronnie Moore 4 March 2012[25]
Bournemouth Lee Bradbury 25 March 2012[26] 13th Paul Groves (caretaker)
Shaun Brooks (caretaker)
25 March 2012

League table

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Charlton Athletic (C) (P) 46 30 11 5 82 36 +46 101 Promotion to 2012–13 Football League Championship
2 Sheffield Wednesday (P) 46 28 9 9 81 48 +33 93
3 Sheffield United 46 27 9 10 92 51 +41 90 Qualification to League One Playoffs
4 Huddersfield Town (O) (P) 46 21 18 7 79 47 +32 81
5 Milton Keynes Dons 46 22 14 10 84 47 +37 80
6 Stevenage 46 18 19 9 69 44 +25 73
7 Notts County 46 21 10 15 75 63 +12 73
8 Carlisle United 46 18 15 13 65 66 −1 69
9 Brentford 46 18 13 15 63 52 +11 67
10 Colchester United 46 13 20 13 61 66 −5 59
11 Bournemouth 46 15 13 18 48 52 −4 58
12 Tranmere Rovers 46 14 14 18 49 53 −4 56
13 Hartlepool United 46 14 14 18 50 55 −5 56
14 Bury 46 15 11 20 60 79 −19 56
15 Preston North End 46 13 15 18 54 68 −14 54
16 Oldham Athletic 46 14 12 20 50 66 −16 54
17 Yeovil Town 46 14 12 20 59 80 −21 54
18 Scunthorpe United 46 10 22 14 55 59 −4 52
19 Walsall 46 10 20 16 51 57 −6 50
20 Leyton Orient 46 13 11 22 48 75 −27 50
21 Wycombe Wanderers (R) 46 11 10 25 65 88 −23 43 Relegation to League Two
22 Chesterfield (R) 46 10 12 24 56 81 −25 42
23 Exeter City (R) 46 10 12 24 46 75 −29 42
24 Rochdale (R) 46 8 14 24 47 81 −34 38

Updated to games played on 5 May 2012.
Source: The Football League
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.

Play-offs

  Semifinals Final
                     
3  Sheffield United 0 1 1  
6  Stevenage 0 0 0  
    3  Sheffield United 0 (7)
  4  Huddersfield Town (p) 0 (8)
4  Huddersfield Town 2 1 3
5  Milton Keynes Dons 0 2 2  

Results

The fixtures for the League One were released on 17 June 2011. The season kick-off was announced for 6 August 2011, and concluded on 5 May 2012.[27]
Home \ Away[1] BOU BRE BRY CRL CHA CHF COL EXE HAR HUD LEY MKD NTC OLD PNE ROC SCU SHU SHW STE TRA WAL WYC YEO
Bournemouth 1–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 0–3 1–1 2–0 1–2 2–0 1–2 0–1 2–1 0–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 0–2 2–0 1–3 2–1 0–2 2–0 0–0
Brentford 1–1 3–0 4–0 0–1 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 0–4 5–0 3–3 0–0 2–0 1–3 2–0 0–0 0–2 1–2 0–1 0–2 0–0 5–2 2–0
Bury 1–0 1–1 0–2 1–2 1–1 4–1 2–0 1–2 3–3 1–1 0–0 2–2 0–0 1–0 2–4 0–0 0–3 2–1 1–2 2–0 2–1 1–4 3–2
Carlisle United 2–1 2–2 4–1 0–1 2–1 1–0 4–1 1–2 2–1 4–1 1–3 0–3 3–3 0–0 2–1 0–0 3–2 3–2 1–0 0–0 1–1 2–2 3–2
Charlton Athletic 3–0 2–0 1–1 4–0 3–1 0–2 2–0 3–2 2–0 2–0 2–1 2–4 1–1 5–2 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 3–0
Chesterfield 1–0 2–3 1–0 4–1 0–4 0–1 0–2 2–3 0–2 0–0 1–1 1–3 1–1 0–2 2–1 1–4 0–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 4–0 2–2
Colchester United 1–1 2–1 4–1 1–1 0–2 1–2 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–5 4–2 4–1 3–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–6 4–2 1–0 1–1 2–2
Exeter City 0–2 1–2 3–2 0–0 0–1 2–1 1–1 0–0 0–4 3–0 0–2 1–1 2–0 1–2 3–1 0–0 2–2 2–1 1–1 3–0 4–2 1–3 1–1
Hartlepool United 0–0 0–0 3–0 4–0 0–4 1–2 0–1 2–0 0–0 2–1 1–1 3–0 0–1 0–1 2–0 1–2 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–2 1–1 1–3 0–1
Huddersfield Town 0–1 3–2 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 3–2 2–0 1–0 2–2 1–1 2–1 1–0 3–1 2–2 1–0 0–1 0–2 2–1 2–0 1–1 3–0 2–0
Leyton Orient 1–3 2–0 1–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 3–0 1–1 1–3 0–3 0–3 1–3 2–1 2–1 1–3 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–1 1–1 1–3 2–2
Milton Keynes Dons 2–2 1–2 2–1 1–2 1–1 6–2 1–0 3–0 2–2 1–1 4–1 3–0 5–0 0–1 3–1 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 3–0 0–1 4–3 0–1
Notts County 3–1 1–1 2–4 2–0 1–2 1–0 4–1 2–1 3–0 2–2 1–2 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 3–2 2–5 1–2 1–0 3–2 2–1 1–1 3–1
Oldham Athletic 1–0 0–2 0–2 2–1 0–1 5–2 1–1 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–1 2–1 3–2 1–1 2–0 1–2 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–2
Preston North End 1–3 1–3 1–1 3–3 2–2 0–0 2–4 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–2 1–1 2–0 3–3 0–1 0–0 2–4 0–2 0–0 2–1 0–0 3–2 4–3
Rochdale 1–0 1–2 3–0 0–0 2–3 1–1 2–2 3–2 1–3 2–2 0–2 1–2 0–1 3–2 1–1 1–0 2–5 0–0 1–5 0–2 3–3 2–1 0–0
Scunthorpe United 1–1 0–0 1–3 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–0 0–2 2–2 2–3 0–3 0–0 1–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–3 1–1 4–2 0–1 4–1 2–1
Sheffield United 2–1 2–0 4–0 1–0 0–2 4–1 3–0 4–4 3–1 0–3 3–1 2–1 2–1 2–3 2–1 3–0 2–1 2–2 2–2 1–1 3–2 3–0 4–0
Sheffield Wednesday 3–0 0–0 4–1 2–1 0–1 3–1 2–0 3–0 2–2 4–4 1–0 3–1 2–1 3–0 2–0 2–0 3–2 1–0 0–1 2–1 2–2 2–0 2–1
Stevenage 2–2 2–1 3–0 1–0 1–0 2–2 0–0 0–0 2–2 2–2 0–1 4–2 0–2 1–0 1–1 4–2 1–2 2–1 5–1 2–1 0–0 1–1 0–0
Tranmere Rovers 0–0 2–2 2–0 1–2 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–2 3–0 2–1 2–0 0–0
Walsall 2–2 0–1 2–4 1–1 1–1 3–2 3–1 1–2 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–2 0–1 0–1 1–0 0–0 2–2 3–2 2–1 1–1 0–1 2–0 1–1
Wycombe Wanderers 0–1 0–1 0–2 1–1 1–2 3–2 0–0 3–1 5–0 0–6 4–2 1–1 3–4 2–2 3–4 3–0 1–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 2–1 1–1 2–3
Yeovil Town 1–3 2–1 1–3 0–3 2–3 3–2 3–2 2–2 0–1 0–1 2–2 0–1 1–0 3–1 2–1 3–1 2–2 0–1 2–3 0–6 2–1 2–1 1–0
Updated to games played on 5 May 2012.
Source: The Football League
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.
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