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First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 2008-09 Coca-Cola Championship

Final League Position 9th

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
20080704Fri 4/7 English Universities XI A 5-1 W   Friendly   Clarke2, Norris, Peters, Garvan Magilton
20080709Wed 9/7 Bury Town A 3-0 W   Friendly 945 Bowditch, Upson, Peters Magilton
20080711Fri 11/7 Brentford A 2-0 W   Friendly   Haynes, Balkestein Magilton
20080714Mon 14/7 Cliftonville A 7-0 W   Friendly   Lee, Quinn2, Haynes, Wright, Roberts, Peters Magilton
20080717Thu 17/7 Donegal Celtic A 4-1 W   Friendly   Quinn2, Munsterog, Garvan Magilton
20080719Sat 19/7 Glentoran A 3-1 W   Testimonial Paul Leeman   Lee, Roberts, Counago Magilton
20080723Wed 23/7 Gillingham A 1-1 D   Friendly 1,374 Miller Magilton
20080724Thu 24/7 Tiptree United A 5-0 W   Friendly 414 Bruce, Clarke, Ainsley, Rhodes2 Magilton
20080726Sat 26/7 WEST BROMWICH ALBION H 2-1 W   Friendly 7,189 Lisbie, Miller Magilton
20080729Tue 29/7 Brighton & Hove Albion A 3-2 W   Friendly 1,728 Lisbie, Miller2 Magilton
20080804Mon 4/8 WEST HAM UNITED H 3-5 L   Friendly 17,223 Lee, Garvan, Shumulikoski Magilton
20080809Sat 9/8 PRESTON NORTH END H 1-2 L     22,307 Lisbie Magilton
20080812Tue 12/8 LEYTON ORIENT H 4-1 W   Carling Cup 1st Round 10,477 Lee, Haynes2, Miller Magilton
20080816Sat 16/8 Burnley A 3-0 W     11,312 Lisbie, Trotter, Jordanog Magilton
20080823Sat 23/8 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS H 0-2 L     21,483 Magilton
20080826Tue 26/8 COLCHESTER UNITED H 2-1 W   Carling Cup 2nd Round 17,084 Lisbie, Counago Magilton
20080830Sat 30/8 Watford A 1-2 L     16,345 Counago Magilton
20080913Sat 13/9 READING H 2-0 W     21,366 Stead, Walters Magilton
20080917Wed 17/9 Southampton A 2-2 D     14,916 Quinn, Garvan Magilton
20080920Sat 20/9 Sheffield Wednesday A 0-0 D     17,198 Magilton
20080924Wed 24/9 WIGAN ATHLETIC H 1-4 L   Carling Cup 3rd Round 13,803 Walters Magilton
20080927Sat 27/9 CRYSTAL PALACE H 1-1 D     19,023 Stead Magilton
20080930Tue 30/9 BARNSLEY H 3-0 W     18,177 Campo, Stead, Garvan Magilton
20081004Sat 4/10 Charlton Athletic A 1-2 L     20,643 Cranieog Magilton
20081018Sat 18/10 SWANSEA CITY H 2-2 D     20,026 Counago2 Magilton
20081021Tue 21/10 Nottingham Forest A 1-1 D     19,455 Miller Magilton
20081025Sat 25/10 Plymouth Argyle A 3-1 W     12,294 Lisbie, Garvan2 Magilton
20081028Tue 28/10 CHARLTON ATHLETIC H 1-1 D     20,352 Garvan Magilton
20081101Sat 1/11 QUEENS PARK RANGERS H 2-0 W     20,966 Stead2 Magilton
20081108Sat 8/11 Blackpool A 1-0 W     7,349 Norris Magilton
20081115Sat 15/11 Doncaster Rovers A 0-1 L     10,823 Magilton
20081122Sat 22/11 DERBY COUNTY H 2-0 W     20,239 Walters, Counago Magilton
20081125Tue 25/11 Birmingham City A 1-2 L     15,689 Bruce Magilton
20081129Sat 29/11 SHEFFIELD UNITED H 1-1 D     19,785 Miller Magilton
20081207Sun 7/12 Norwich City A 0-2 L     25,472 Magilton
20081210Wed 10/12 BRISTOL CITY H 3-1 W     17,749 Walters, Fontaineog, Counago Magilton
20081213Sat 13/12 CARDIFF CITY H 1-2 L     19,665 Stead Magilton
20081220Sat 20/12 Coventry City A 2-2 D     15,598 Lisbie2 Magilton
20081226Fri 26/12 BIRMINGHAM CITY H 0-1 L     23,536 Magilton
20081228Sun 28/12 Derby County A 1-0 W     28,358 Walters Magilton
20090103Sat 3/1 CHESTERFIELD H 3-0 W   FA Cup 3rd Round 12,524 Stead, Walters, Counago Magilton
20090110Sat 10/1 SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY H 1-1 D     22,213 Counago Magilton
20090117Sat 17/1 Crystal Palace A 4-1 W     15,348 Hillog, Norris, Lisbie, Garvan Magilton
20090124Sat 24/1 Chelsea A 1-3 L   FA Cup 4th Round 41,137 Bruce Magilton
20090127Tue 27/1 Barnsley A 2-1 W     11,183 Stead2 Magilton
20090131Sat 31/1 PLYMOUTH ARGYLE H 0-0 D     20,333 Magilton
20090207Sat 7/2 Swansea City A 0-3 L     14,020 Magilton
20090214Sat 14/2 BLACKPOOL H 1-1 D     19,299 Miller Magilton
20090218Wed 18/2 NOTTINGHAM FOREST H 2-1 W     19,930 Wright, Perchog Magilton
20090221Sat 21/2 Queens Park Rangers A 3-1 W     13,904 Stead, Walters, Counago Magilton
20090228Sat 28/2 Preston North End A 2-3 L     12,709 Miller2 Magilton
20090303Tue 3/3 SOUTHAMPTON H 0-3 L     20,040 Magilton
20090310Tue 10/3 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0-0 D     22,227 Magilton
20090314Sat 14/3 Reading A 1-0 W     20,592 Stead Magilton
20090317Tue 17/3 BURNLEY H 1-1 D     18,745 DosSantos Magilton
20090321Sat 21/3 WATFORD H 0-0 D     21,434 Magilton
20090404Sat 4/4 Sheffield United A 0-2 L     25,315 Magilton
20090411Sat 11/4 DONCASTER ROVERS H 1-3 L     19,918 Garvan Magilton
20090413Mon 13/4 Bristol City A 1-1 D     16,430 DosSantos Magilton
20090419Sun 19/4 NORWICH CITY H 3-2 W     28,274 Quinn, DosSantos, Stead Magilton
20090425Sat 25/4 Cardiff City A 3-0 W     19,129 Norris, Stead, Counago Keane
20090503Sun 3/5 COVENTRY CITY H 2-1 W     27,225 DosSantos, Counago Keane

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
Friendly119113812
League461715146253
League Cup320176
FA Cup210143
TOTALS6229161711174

 Excludes abandoned games (if any), Matches decided on penalties (if any) count as a drawn game.

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League20,960482,08516,796386,309
Cup/Play-offs13,47253,88841,13741,137

Player Appearances and Goals

  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Ainsley, Jack17/9/1990 Forward 0(2) 1
Ambrose, Darren29/2/1984 Midfield 6(3)  
Balkestein, Pim29/4/1987 Central Defender 22(8) 1
Bowditch, Dean15/6/1986 Forward 2(4) 1
Bruce, Alex28/9/1984 Defender 32(5) 3
Campo, Ivan21/2/1974 Central Midfield 17(3) 1
Casement, Chris12/1/1988 Central Defender 5(3)  
Civelli, Luciano6/10/1986 Left Midfield 8  
Clarke, Billy13/12/1987 Striker 3 3
Clemo, Joe17/1/1991 Right-Back 0(1)  
Counago, Pablo9/8/1979 Forward 34(20) 12
Daniels, Matt15/5/1991 Midfielder 0(1)  
DosSantos, Giovani11/5/1989 Midfielder 6(2) 4
Garvan, Owen29/1/1988 Midfield 30(18) 10
Own Goal 6 6
Green, Adam12/1/1984 Left-Back 1  
Harding, Dan23/12/1983 Left Back 2(1)  
Haynes, Danny19/1/1988 Midfield 14(22) 4
Hubnik, Roman6/6/1984 Central Defender 1  
Lambe, Reggie4/2/1991 Midfield 0(1)  
Lee, Alan21/8/1978 Forward 8(3) 4
Lisbie, Kevin17/10/1978 Striker 28(20) 9
McAuley, Gareth5/12/1979 Central Defender 46  
Miller, Tommy8/1/1979 Midfield 34(10) 10
Murphy, Paul19/3/1991 Striker 0(1)  
Naylor, Richard28/2/1977 Forward/Defender 23(7)  
Norris, David22/2/1981 Midfield 40(3) 4
Peters, Jaime4/5/1987 Midfield 8(5) 3
Quinn, Alan13/6/1979 Midfield 37(10) 6
Reason, Jai9/1/1990 Central Midfield 0(2)  
Rhodes, Jordan5/2/1990 Striker 2(9) 2
Richards, Matt26/12/1984 Full Back 2  
Roberts, Gary18/3/1984 Midfielder 4(2) 2
Robinson, Kurt21/10/1989 Left-Back 0(3)  
Shumulikoski, Velice24/4/1981 Midfield 29(7) 1
Smith, Tommy31/3/1990 Central Defender 6(5)  
Stead, Jon7/4/1983 Forward 26(15) 13
Supple, Shane4/5/1987 Goalkeeper 7(1)  
Thatcher, Ben30/11/1975 Defender 26  
Trotter, Liam24/8/1988 Central Midfield 8(6) 1
Upson, Ed21/11/1989 Midfield 1(1) 1
Volz, Moritz21/1/1983 Defender 21(2)  
Walters, Jon20/9/1983 Striker 39(6) 7
Ward, Lewis11/12/1990 Goalkeeper 0(1)  
Watson, Paul20/12/1990 Centre-Back 1(1)  
Wickham, Connor31/3/1993 Striker 0(2)  
Wright, David1/5/1980 Defender 42(2) 2
Wright, Richard5/11/1977 Goalkeeper 54  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Ainsley, Jack17/9/1990 Forward 0(2) 1
Balkestein, Pim29/4/1987 Central Defender 5(2) 1
Bowditch, Dean15/6/1986 Forward 2(2) 1
Bruce, Alex28/9/1984 Defender 4(4) 1
Casement, Chris12/1/1988 Central Defender 3(3)  
Clarke, Billy13/12/1987 Striker 3 3
Clemo, Joe17/1/1991 Right-Back 0(1)  
Counago, Pablo9/8/1979 Forward 5(2) 1
Daniels, Matt15/5/1991 Midfielder 0(1)  
Garvan, Owen29/1/1988 Midfield 7(2) 3
Own Goal 1 1
Green, Adam12/1/1984 Left-Back 1  
Harding, Dan23/12/1983 Left Back 1(1)  
Haynes, Danny19/1/1988 Midfield 4(3) 2
Hubnik, Roman6/6/1984 Central Defender 1  
Lambe, Reggie4/2/1991 Midfield 0(1)  
Lee, Alan21/8/1978 Forward 5(2) 3
Lisbie, Kevin17/10/1978 Striker 2(1) 2
McAuley, Gareth5/12/1979 Central Defender 7  
Miller, Tommy8/1/1979 Midfield 4(3) 4
Murphy, Paul19/3/1991 Striker 0(1)  
Naylor, Richard28/2/1977 Forward/Defender 1(4)  
Norris, David22/2/1981 Midfield 2 1
Peters, Jaime4/5/1987 Midfield 6(4) 3
Quinn, Alan13/6/1979 Midfield 5(3) 4
Reason, Jai9/1/1990 Central Midfield 0(2)  
Rhodes, Jordan5/2/1990 Striker 2(7) 2
Richards, Matt26/12/1984 Full Back 1  
Roberts, Gary18/3/1984 Midfielder 4(2) 2
Robinson, Kurt21/10/1989 Left-Back 0(3)  
Shumulikoski, Velice24/4/1981 Midfield 6(3) 1
Smith, Tommy31/3/1990 Central Defender 4(5)  
Supple, Shane4/5/1987 Goalkeeper 6(1)  
Thatcher, Ben30/11/1975 Defender 3  
Trotter, Liam24/8/1988 Central Midfield 4(5)  
Upson, Ed21/11/1989 Midfield 1(1) 1
Walters, Jon20/9/1983 Striker 4  
Ward, Lewis11/12/1990 Goalkeeper 0(1)  
Watson, Paul20/12/1990 Centre-Back 1(1)  
Wright, David1/5/1980 Defender 6(2) 1
Wright, Richard5/11/1977 Goalkeeper 4  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Ambrose, Darren29/2/1984 Midfield 6(3)  
Balkestein, Pim29/4/1987 Central Defender 15(5)  
Bowditch, Dean15/6/1986 Forward 0(1)  
Bruce, Alex28/9/1984 Defender 25 1
Campo, Ivan21/2/1974 Central Midfield 14(3) 1
Civelli, Luciano6/10/1986 Left Midfield 8  
Counago, Pablo9/8/1979 Forward 26(18) 9
DosSantos, Giovani11/5/1989 Midfielder 6(2) 4
Garvan, Owen29/1/1988 Midfield 22(15) 7
Own Goal 5 5
Harding, Dan23/12/1983 Left Back 1  
Haynes, Danny19/1/1988 Midfield 8(16)  
Lee, Alan21/8/1978 Forward 2(1)  
Lisbie, Kevin17/10/1978 Striker 24(17) 6
McAuley, Gareth5/12/1979 Central Defender 35  
Miller, Tommy8/1/1979 Midfield 26(6) 5
Naylor, Richard28/2/1977 Forward/Defender 20(3)  
Norris, David22/2/1981 Midfield 35(2) 3
Peters, Jaime4/5/1987 Midfield 2(1)  
Quinn, Alan13/6/1979 Midfield 28(6) 2
Rhodes, Jordan5/2/1990 Striker 0(2)  
Richards, Matt26/12/1984 Full Back 1  
Shumulikoski, Velice24/4/1981 Midfield 22(4)  
Smith, Tommy31/3/1990 Central Defender 2  
Stead, Jon7/4/1983 Forward 26(13) 12
Thatcher, Ben30/11/1975 Defender 20  
Trotter, Liam24/8/1988 Central Midfield 2(1) 1
Volz, Moritz21/1/1983 Defender 20(2)  
Walters, Jon20/9/1983 Striker 30(6) 5
Wickham, Connor31/3/1993 Striker 0(2)  
Wright, David1/5/1980 Defender 34 1
Wright, Richard5/11/1977 Goalkeeper 46  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Balkestein, Pim29/4/1987 Central Defender 1(1)  
Bowditch, Dean15/6/1986 Forward 0(1)  
Bruce, Alex28/9/1984 Defender 2  
Campo, Ivan21/2/1974 Central Midfield 2  
Casement, Chris12/1/1988 Central Defender 2  
Counago, Pablo9/8/1979 Forward 1 1
Garvan, Owen29/1/1988 Midfield 0(1)  
Haynes, Danny19/1/1988 Midfield 1(2) 2
Lee, Alan21/8/1978 Forward 1 1
Lisbie, Kevin17/10/1978 Striker 2(1) 1
McAuley, Gareth5/12/1979 Central Defender 2  
Miller, Tommy8/1/1979 Midfield 2(1) 1
Naylor, Richard28/2/1977 Forward/Defender 2  
Norris, David22/2/1981 Midfield 1(1)  
Quinn, Alan13/6/1979 Midfield 3  
Supple, Shane4/5/1987 Goalkeeper 1  
Thatcher, Ben30/11/1975 Defender 2  
Trotter, Liam24/8/1988 Central Midfield 2  
Volz, Moritz21/1/1983 Defender 1  
Walters, Jon20/9/1983 Striker 3 1
Wright, Richard5/11/1977 Goalkeeper 2  
  Player DOB Position Apps Goals
Balkestein, Pim29/4/1987 Central Defender 1  
Bruce, Alex28/9/1984 Defender 1(1) 1
Campo, Ivan21/2/1974 Central Midfield 1  
Counago, Pablo9/8/1979 Forward 2 1
Garvan, Owen29/1/1988 Midfield 1  
Haynes, Danny19/1/1988 Midfield 1(1)  
Lisbie, Kevin17/10/1978 Striker 0(1)  
McAuley, Gareth5/12/1979 Central Defender 2  
Miller, Tommy8/1/1979 Midfield 2  
Norris, David22/2/1981 Midfield 2  
Quinn, Alan13/6/1979 Midfield 1(1)  
Shumulikoski, Velice24/4/1981 Midfield 1  
Stead, Jon7/4/1983 Forward 0(2) 1
Thatcher, Ben30/11/1975 Defender 1  
Walters, Jon20/9/1983 Striker 2 1
Wright, David1/5/1980 Defender 2  
Wright, Richard5/11/1977 Goalkeeper 2  

Final League Table

 Final League Table Coca-Cola Championship
                            P  W  D  L  F  A  GD PTS
 1.Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 27  9 10 80 52  28 90  Promoted
 2.Birmingham City         46 23 14  9 54 37  17 83  Promoted
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 3.Sheffield United        46 22 14 10 64 39  25 80
 4.Reading                 46 21 14 11 72 40  32 77
 5.Burnley                 46 21 13 12 72 60  12 76  Promoted
 6.Preston North End       46 21 11 14 66 54  12 74
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 7.Cardiff City            46 19 17 10 65 53  12 74
 8.Swansea City            46 16 20 10 63 50  13 68
 9.Ipswich Town            46 17 15 14 62 53  9  66
10.Bristol City            46 15 16 15 54 54  0  61
11.Queens Park Rangers     46 15 16 15 42 44 -2  61
12.Sheffield Wednesday     46 16 13 17 51 58 -7  61
13.Watford                 46 16 10 20 68 72 -4  58
14.Doncaster Rovers        46 17  7 22 42 53 -11 58
15.Crystal Palace          46 15 12 19 52 55 -3  56
16.Blackpool               46 13 17 16 47 58 -11 56
17.Coventry City           46 13 15 18 47 58 -11 54
18.Derby County            46 14 12 20 55 67 -12 54
19.Nottingham Forest       46 13 14 19 50 65 -15 53
20.Barnsley                46 13 13 20 45 58 -13 52
21.Plymouth Argyle         46 13 12 21 44 57 -13 51
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22.Norwich City            46 12 10 24 57 70 -13 46  Relegated
23.Southampton             46 10 15 21 46 69 -23 45  Relegated
24.Charlton Athletic       46  8 15 23 52 74 -22 39  Relegated