2010–11 Ross County F.C. season

Ross County
2010–11 season
Chairman Roy MacGregor
Manager Derek Adams
Willie McStay
Jimmy Calderwood
Stadium Victoria Park
Scottish First Division Eighth
Challenge Cup Final (Winner)
League Cup Third round, lost to Dundee United
Scottish Cup Fourth Round, lost to Dundee United
Highest home attendance 3,205 vs. Dundee, 23 April 2011
Lowest home attendance 1,759 vs. Morton, 14 December 2010
Average home league attendance 2,358

During the 2010–11 season Ross County competed in the Scottish First Division, Challenge Cup, Scottish League Cup and the Scottish Cup.

Summary[]

Ross County finished eighth in the First Division.[1] They won the Challenge Cup,[2] defeating Queen of the South 2–0 in the final,[3] the second round of the League Cup[4] and were eliminated in the fourth round of the Scottish Cup after a replay.[5]

Management[]

They started season 2010–11 under the management of Derek Adams. On 11 November 2010, Adams resigned to become assistant manager of Hibernian with Craig Brewster becoming caretaker manager.[6] On 25 November 2010, Willie McStay was appointed as manager,[7] however after failing to win a game in his nine games in charge on 13 February 2011, he was sacked by the club.[8] Four days later Jimmy Calderwood was appointed as manager until the end of the season.[9]

Results and fixtures[]

[10][11]  Win   Draw   Loss

Scottish First Division[]

Scottish Challenge Cup[]

Scottish League Cup[]

Scottish Cup[]

Statistics[]

League Table[]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Dunfermline Athletic (C) (P) 36 20 10 6 66 31 +35 70 Promotion to 2011–12 Scottish Premier League
2 Raith Rovers 36 17 9 10 47 35 +12 60
3 Falkirk 36 17 7 12 57 41 +16 58
4 Queen of the South 36 14 7 15 54 53 +1 49
5 Partick Thistle 36 12 11 13 44 39 +5 47
6 Dundee 36 19 12 5 54 34 +20 044*
7 Greenock Morton 36 11 10 15 39 43 −4 43
8 Ross County 36 9 14 13 30 34 −4 41
9 Cowdenbeath (R) 36 9 8 19 41 72 −31 35 Qualification for Scottish First Division Playoffs
10 Stirling Albion (R) 36 4 8 24 32 82 −50 20 Relegation to Scottish Second Division

Updated to games played on 7 May.
Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
* Dundee were docked 25 points for entering administration. The deduction was temporarily lifted pending an appeal by the club, however the appeal failed and the deduction was reinstated.[12]
(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.

See also[]

References[]

  1. ^ "2010/11 Scottish Division One Table / Standings". ESPN. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Ross County win Challenge Cup with win over Queen of the South". STV. 10 April 2011. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Queen of the South 0–2 Ross County". Scottish Football League. 10 April 2011. Archived from the original on 14 August 2012. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  4. ^ "Scottish League Cup Results for 2010–11". London Hearts. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  5. ^ "Ross County 0– 0 Dundee Utd". BBC Sport. BBC. 18 January 2011. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  6. ^ "Derek Adams exits Ross County to be Hibernian assistant". BBC Sport. BBC. 11 November 2010. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  7. ^ "Ross County appoint Willie McStay as manager". Daily Record. 25 November 2010. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  8. ^ "Willie McStay sacked as Ross County boss". BBC Sport. BBC. 13 February 2011. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  9. ^ "Jimmy Calderwood confirmed as Ross County manager". BBC Sport. BBC. 17 February 2011. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  10. ^ "Ross County's results from season 2010/2011". County Mad. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  11. ^ "IRN BRU First Division Results 2010–2011". Scottish Football League. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  12. ^ "Dundee fail to overturn 25-point penalty". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 17 December 2010. Retrieved 17 December 2010.