SEASON: 2012-13

Prev Season: 2011-12
This Season: 2012-13
Next Season: 2013-14
npower Championship (Tier 2)
Sean O'Driscoll, Alex McLeish, Billy Davies (2)
FA Cup:
3rd Round (Oldham Athletic (H) 2-3)
League Cup:
2nd Round (Wigan Athletic (H) 1-4)

Player Of The Year:
Chris Cohen
Top Goalscorer:
Billy Sharp (11 goals)


CHAMPIONSHIP (Tier 2) - 2012-13
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHomeAway
1Cardiff City4625129724515623715106735302787Promoted as Champions3-10-3
2Hull City462471561521346352211392630979Promoted1-22-1
4Brighton and Hove Albion4619189694311933917896302626752-20-0
5Crystal Palace46191512736213825231671021311172Promoted via playoffs2-21-1
6Leicester City461911167148134646236710252523682-32-2
7Bolton Wanderers46181414696114633720481132418681-12-2
8Nottingham Forest461716136359108537287882631467
9Charlton Athletic461714156559869323498633256652-12-0
10Derby County46161317656212744322461322403610-11-1
12Birmingham City46151615636979729348783435-6612-21-2
13Leeds United4617101957661337302647122740-9614-21-2
14Ipswich Town4616121848611058342767101434-13601-01-3
17Blackburn Rovers4614161655621067272341092839-7580-00-3
18Sheffield Wednesday4616102053619410303576102326-8581-01-0
19Huddersfield Town4615131853737106282683122547-20586-11-1
22Peterborough United461592266758510343974123236-954Relegated2-11-0
23Wolverhampton Wanderers46149235569779303572142534-1451Relegated3-12-1
24Bristol City461182759848411404434161940-2541Relegated1-00-2

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Competitive Games:
Competitive Goals:
Goals per game:
League Games:
League Points:
67 out of 138 (3 points per win)
Points Percentage:

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored19 times14 times2 times2 times1 time
Conceded16 times12 times6 times2 times
Won By11 times5 times1 time1 time
Lost By7 times3 times5 times

Analysis of the league positions
This table shows:
(a) how many days we spent in each of the league positions
(b) how we did when we played teams in each of the league positions.

Position days Record against teams in each position
Num Days Opp
PWDLFAPointsResults (Green=win; Blue=draw; Red=loss)
1 121-1343 Cardiff City (3-1), Cardiff City (0-3)
21 2211-214 Middlesbrough (0-0), Hull City (2-1)
313 3-------
41 41-1-221 Crystal Palace (2-2)
529 51-1-221 Leicester City (2-2)
613 62--2150 Hull City (1-2), Watford (0-3)
729 73-21242 Blackburn Rovers (0-0), Watford (0-2), Brighton and Hove Albion (2-2)
839 84211757 Bristol City (1-0), Brighton and Hove Albion (0-0), Leeds United (4-2), Leicester City (2-3)
931 911--213 Charlton Athletic (2-1)
1027 101--1010 Middlesbrough (0-1)
1148 11-------
1214 122-2-332 Blackpool (2-2), Derby County (1-1)
137 13211-314 Charlton Athletic (2-0), Burnley (1-1)
14 143111544 Bolton Wanderers (2-2), Leeds United (1-2), Burnley (2-0)
151 152--2170 Millwall (1-4), Blackburn Rovers (0-3)
163 16211-324 Wolverhampton Wanderers (2-1), Blackpool (1-1)
172 17211-524 Barnsley (4-1), Bolton Wanderers (1-1)
18 184211437 Crystal Palace (1-1), Birmingham City (1-2), Ipswich Town (1-0), Millwall (1-0)
192 19321-827 Huddersfield Town (1-1), Huddersfield Town (6-1), Sheffield Wednesday (1-0)
20 2021-1113 Derby County (0-1), Sheffield Wednesday (1-0)
21 2122--526 Peterborough United (2-1), Wolverhampton Wanderers (3-1)
22 221-1-221 Birmingham City (2-2)
23 233-12151 Ipswich Town (1-3), Bristol City (0-2), Barnsley (0-0)
24 2411--103 Peterborough United (1-0)

Highest League Attendance:
28,707 (Derby County)
Lowest League Attendance:
18,748 (Blackburn Rovers)
Average League Attendance:
Highest Cup Attendance:
11,293 (Oldham Athletic)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
7,545 (Wigan Athletic)

Clean Sheets:
Yellow Cards:
Red Cards:
6   (Adlene Guedioura, Dexter Blackstock, Adlene Guedioura, Daniel Ayala, Danny Collins, Darius Henderson)
Own goals (for):
4   (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
2   (scored by us for opponents)   (Lee Camp, Elliot Ward)
Penalties scored:
Penalties conceded:
Penalties missed:
Penalties saved:

Manager: Sean O'Driscoll
1Sat Aug 18, 2012Bristol CityH1-021,5759Guedioura (71')
2Tue Aug 21, 2012Huddersfield TownA1-115,4345Cox (68')
3Fri Aug 24, 2012Bolton WanderersA2-217,3612McGugan (15'), Reid (57')
4Sat Sep 01, 2012Charlton AthleticH2-119,7453McGugan (17'), Hutchinson (75')
5Sat Sep 15, 2012Birmingham CityH2-222,7386Cox (73'), Pablo Ibanez (86' OG)
6Tue Sep 18, 2012Crystal PalaceA1-113,1536Blackstock (81')
7Sat Sep 22, 2012Leeds UnitedA1-224,29210Blackstock (60')
8Sun Sep 30, 2012Derby CountyH0-128,70717
9Wed Oct 03, 2012Blackburn RoversH0-018,74816
10Sat Oct 06, 2012Peterborough UnitedA1-010,46912Reid (51')
11Sat Oct 20, 2012Cardiff CityH3-121,49111Reid (25'), Ayala (27'), Sharp (47')
12Tue Oct 23, 2012BlackpoolA2-213,22810Sharp (25'), Blackstock (90')
13Sat Oct 27, 2012BarnsleyA4-110,1867Halford (35'), Cox (42'), Cohen (45'), Jenas (77')
14Sat Nov 03, 2012MillwallH1-424,1608Sharp (22')
15Tue Nov 06, 2012MiddlesbroughH0-020,15011
16Sat Nov 10, 2012Leicester CityA2-224,79311Guedioura (22'), Cox (67')
17Sat Nov 17, 2012Sheffield WednesdayH1-024,5849Miguel Angel Llera (75' OG)
18Sat Nov 24, 2012Wolverhampton WanderersA2-122,5277Sharp (16'), Guedioura (57')
19Tue Nov 27, 2012Ipswich TownA1-316,2009Blackstock (58')
20Sat Dec 01, 2012Hull CityH1-219,4729Sharp (43')
21Sat Dec 08, 2012BurnleyH2-019,6729Blackstock (59'), Sharp (76')
22Sat Dec 15, 2012Brighton and Hove AlbionA0-026,6849
23Sat Dec 22, 2012WatfordA0-215,14311
24Wed Dec 26, 2012Leeds UnitedH4-226,6708Sharp (44' pen, 54'), Rodolph Austin (57' OG), Blackstock (61')
Manager: Alex McLeish
25Sat Dec 29, 2012Crystal PalaceH2-223,7037Reid (45'), Sharp (90')
26Tue Jan 01, 2013Blackburn RoversA0-315,49011
27Sat Jan 12, 2013Peterborough UnitedH2-122,7779Halford (28'), Ward (83')
28Sat Jan 19, 2013Derby CountyA1-133,01010Cohen (31')
29Sat Jan 26, 2013WatfordH0-320,73210
30Sat Feb 02, 2013Birmingham CityA1-217,73811Sharp (90' pen)
Manager: Billy Davies (2)
31Sat Feb 09, 2013Bristol CityA0-213,76813
32Sat Feb 16, 2013Bolton WanderersH1-124,40911Reid (59')
33Tue Feb 19, 2013Huddersfield TownH6-126,9388Majewski (21', 37', 43'), Ward (24'), Lansbury (55'), Henderson (90')
34Sat Feb 23, 2013Charlton AthleticA2-018,6978Majewski (53'), Lansbury (61')
35Sat Mar 02, 2013Sheffield WednesdayA1-023,2208Majewski (27')
36Tue Mar 05, 2013Ipswich TownH1-019,4587McGugan (84')
37Sat Mar 09, 2013Wolverhampton WanderersH3-123,3506Lansbury (31', 67'), McGugan (90')
38Sat Mar 16, 2013Hull CityA2-119,8485Henderson (55'), McGugan (84')
39Sat Mar 30, 2013Brighton and Hove AlbionH2-228,1245McGugan (82'), Lansbury (90')
40Mon Apr 01, 2013BurnleyA1-113,6185McGugan (90' pen)
41Sat Apr 06, 2013BlackpoolH1-122,8145McGugan (81' pen)
42Sat Apr 13, 2013Cardiff CityA0-326,5887Safe
43Tue Apr 16, 2013MiddlesbroughA0-113,8618Safe
44Sat Apr 20, 2013BarnsleyH0-022,2308Safe
45Sat Apr 27, 2013MillwallA1-012,3307Halford (8')Safe
46Sat May 04, 2013Leicester CityH2-328,6468Cox (3'), Ward (50')Safe

FA Cup
Manager: Alex McLeish
Sat Jan 05, 2013Oldham Athletic3H2-311,293Matt Smith (13' OG), Sharp (90')

League Cup
Manager: Sean O'Driscoll
Mon Aug 13, 2012Fleetwood Town1A1-03,611Blackstock (57')
Tue Aug 28, 2012Wigan Athletic2H1-47,545Cox (47')

Pre-Season Friendly
Manager: Sean O'Driscoll
Sun Jul 29, 2012Mansfield TownEnglandA1-20Miller (57')
Sun Aug 05, 2012Aston VillaEnglandH3-17,932McGugan (71', 84'), Tudgay (77')
Tue Aug 07, 2012Notts CountyEnglandA2-212,442McGoldrick (10'), McGugan (14' pen)
Sat Aug 11, 2012West Bromwich AlbionEnglandH0-26,543

Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (22) - £1,160,000 Out (16) - £0
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Billy SharpLoan InDavid McGoldrickSold
Franck MoussaBoughtFranck MoussaSold
Gonzalo JaraBoughtLee CampSold
Greg HalfordBoughtMatty ReganLoan Out
Kieran FentonBoughtMatty ReganSold
Matty ReganBoughtJan 13, 2012Kieron FreemanLoan out
Jul 25, 2012Danny CollinsBoughtMar 01, 2012Jamaal LascellesLoan out
Jul 27, 2012Khaled Al RashidiBoughtMar 01, 2012Karl DarlowLoan out
Aug 01, 2012Sam HutchinsonLoan InAug 05, 2012Robbie FindleyReleased
Aug 03, 2012Dan HardingBoughtAug 24, 2012Ishmael MillerLoan out
Aug 05, 2012Simon GillettBoughtAug 28, 2012David McGoldrickLoan out
Aug 07, 2012Daniel AyalaLoan InSep 03, 2012Adlene GuediouraSold
Aug 11, 2012Simon CoxBoughtSep 14, 2012Matt DerbyshireLoan out
Aug 12, 2012Henri LansburyBought£1,000,000Sep 21, 2012Karl DarlowLoan out
Aug 31, 2012James CoppingerLoan InJan 25, 2013Brendan MoloneySold
Sep 28, 2012Jermaine JenasLoan InJul 02, 2013Lewis McGuganSold
Oct 01, 2012Elliot WardLoan In
Nov 22, 2012Alan HuttonBought
Jan 01, 2013Darius HendersonBought
Jan 01, 2013Elliot WardLoan In
Jan 03, 2013Stephen McLaughlinBought£160,000
Jan 10, 2013Gonzalo JaraLoan In

*Age = Player age on August 1stSeason Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num Player Country Age* P W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GK1 Lee Camp England272891091Left to join Norwich in January
GK12 Karl Darlow England2121966115Went on loan to Walsall (Sep to Oct and Jan to end of season)
GK31 Dimitar Evtimov Bulgaria1828
GK35 Khaled Al Rashidi Kuwait256Signed from Al-Arabi SC in January
D2 Sam Hutchinson England22926112334On loan from Chelsea for whole of season
D5 Danny Collins Wales314316131421135Signed from Stoke in July
D16 Jamaal Lascelles England1832134
D26 Daniel Ayala Spain211445512136On loan from Norwich for whole of season
D32 Elliot Ward England2731139933122On loan from Norwich from Jan until end of season
D36 Gonzalo Jara Chile26167542211On loan from West Brom (Jan to end of season)
D37 Alan Hutton Scotland277313On loan from Aston Villa (Nov to Jan)
D Ben Osborn England17
M3 Dan Harding England283099122516Signed from Southampton at the beginning of the season
M4 Simon Gillett England262791082816Signed from Doncaster Rovers at the beginning of the season
M6 Guy Moussi France2719946121219
M7 Adlene Guedioura Algeria2636151293721252Signed from Wolves in July
M8 Chris Cohen England254014121424321Player Of The Year
M14 Johnathon Greening England336511613
M15 Greg Halford England2740131512310532Signed from Portsmouth at the beginning of the season
M18 Brendan Moloney Rep. of Ire.23167541711Left to join Bristol City in Jnauary
M22 Henri Lansbury England213212119581185Signed from Arsenal in August
M24 Kieron Freeman Wales20
M30 Stephen McLaughlin Rep. of Ire.222Signed from Derry City in January
M38 Jack Blake Scotland171
F9 Darius Henderson England3011344221241Signed from Milwall in January
F9 Robbie Findley USA261Went on loan to Gillingham (Sep - Nov) and Joined Real Salt Lake in January
F10 Lewis McGugan England233111119891716
F11 Andy Reid Rep. of Ire.3045161514542321
F17 David McGoldrick England24114Went on loan to Coventry (Aug to Jan) and Ipswich (Jan to end of season)
F19 Simon Cox Rep. of Ire.2541151412691171Signed from West Brom in August
F20 Marcus Tudgay England29421148Went on loan to Barnsley (Nov - Jan)
F21 James Coppinger England3162131412On loan from Doncaster (Aug to Dec)
F23 Dexter Blackstock Antigua26381214127417157
F24 Billy Sharp England26401314131146103On loan from Southampton for whole of season
F25 Ishmael Miller England252Went on loan to Middlesborough for whole of season
F27 Matt Derbyshire England263Went on loan to Oldham (Sep to Dec) and Blackpool (Jan to end of season)
F28 Radoslaw Majewski Poland2534141195220119
F36 Jermaine Jenas England29633115On loan from Tottenham (Sep to Jan)


Number of different scorers: 15
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
11 (2)Billy Sharp40
8 (2)Lewis McGugan31
7Dexter Blackstock38
6Simon Cox41
5Andy Reid45
5Henri Lansbury32
5Radoslaw Majewski34
4Own Goals49
3Adlene Guedioura36
3Elliot Ward31
3Greg Halford40
2Chris Cohen40
2Darius Henderson11
1Daniel Ayala14
1Jermaine Jenas6
1Sam Hutchinson9

Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Charlton AthleticSat Sep 01, 2012Home2-1Sat Feb 23, 2013Away2-0
Peterborough UnitedSat Oct 06, 2012Away1-0Sat Jan 12, 2013Home2-1
Sheffield WednesdaySat Nov 17, 2012Home1-0Sat Mar 02, 2013Away1-0
Wolverhampton WanderersSat Nov 24, 2012Away2-1Sat Mar 09, 2013Home3-1

Home and away losses for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
WatfordSat Dec 22, 2012Away0-2Sat Jan 26, 2013Home0-3