2005–06 Burnley F.C. season

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Burnley
2005–06 season
ChairmanBarry Kilby
ManagerSteve Cotterill
Championship17th
League Cup3rd Round
FA Cup3rd Round
Top goalscorerLeague: Ade Akinbiyi (12)
All: Ade Akinbiyi (14)
Highest home attendance17,912 v Stoke City
(26 December 2005)
Lowest home attendance4,501 v Barnsley
(20 September 2005)
Average home league attendance11,849

The 2005-06 season was Burnley's 6th season in the second tier of English football. They were managed by Steve Cotterill in his second full season since he replaced Stan Ternent at the beginning of the 2004–05 season.

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Championship League Cup FA Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Wales Danny Coyne 10 0 7+1 0 2+0 0 0+0 0
2 DF England Wayne Thomas 19 1 12+4 1 2+0 0 0+1 0
3 DF United States Danny Karbassiyoon 6 0 0+5 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
4 DF England John McGreal 37 0 33+2 0 1+0 0 0+1 0
5 DF Jamaica Frank Sinclair 40 0 36+1 0 1+1 0 1+0 0
6 DF Northern Ireland Michael Duff 45 1 39+2 0 3+0 1 1+0 0
7 MF Republic of Ireland James O'Connor 50 3 46+0 3 3+0 0 1+0 0
8 MF Jamaica Micah Hyde 44 0 39+2 0 2+0 0 1+0 0
9 DF England Graham Branch 40 2 29+8 2 2+0 0 0+1 0
10 FW Nigeria Ade Akinbiyi 33 14 29+0 12 3+0 2 1+0 0
10 FW England Michael Ricketts (on loan) 13 2 12+1 2 0+0 0 0+0 0
11 MF England Wade Elliott 38 3 23+13 3 1+0 0 1+0 0
12 GK Denmark Brian Jensen 41 0 38+1 0 1+0 0 1+0 0
13 GK England Mark Crossley 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
14 MF Republic of Ireland Garreth O'Connor 33 8 26+3 7 3+0 0 1+0 1
15 FW England Gifton Noel-Williams 32 2 17+12 2 1+2 0 0+0 0
16 MF Republic of Ireland Chris McCann 27 2 15+8 2 2+1 0 1+0 0
17 FW Northern Ireland Kyle Lafferty 12 1 3+8 1 0+1 0 0+0 0
18 FW Republic of Ireland Karl Bermingham (on loan) 4 0 1+3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
18 MF England Nathan Dyer (on loan) 5 2 4+1 2 0+0 0 0+0 0
18 DF England Phil Bardsley (on loan) 6 0 6+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
19 MF England John Spicer 37 3 22+12 3 2+1 0 0+0 0
20 DF England Keith Lowe (on loan) 18 1 10+6 0 2+0 1 0+0 0
20 FW Scotland Andy Gray (on loan) 9 3 9+0 3 0+0 0 0+0 0
21 DF England Jon Harley 44 2 41+0 2 2+0 0 1+0 0
21 FW Northern Ireland Paul McVeigh (on loan) 8 3 6+2 3 0+0 0 0+0 0
22 DF England Duane Courtney 8 0 1+6 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
23 GK England Lee Grant (on loan) 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
23 MF Republic of Ireland Alan Mahon (on loan) 8 0 7+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
25 MF England Marc Pugh 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
26 DF Republic of Ireland Martin Reilly 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
27 MF England Mark Yates 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

# Pos Player From Fee Date
11 MF England Wade Elliott Bournemouth Free 16 May 2005
14 MF Republic of Ireland Garreth O'Connor Bournemouth Free 16 May 2005
2 DF England Wayne Thomas Stoke City Free 1 June 2005
15 FW England Gifton Noel-Williams Stoke City Free 14 June 2005
3 DF United States Danny Karbassiyoon Arsenal Free 30 June 2005
22 DF England Duane Courtney Telford United £25k 1 August 2005
18 FW Republic of Ireland Karl Bermingham Manchester City Loan 17 August 2005
20 DF England Keith Lowe Wolverhampton Wanderers Loan 26 August 2005
19 MF England John Spicer Bournemouth £35k 27 August 2005
21 DF England Jon Harley Sheffield United Loan 27 August 2005
21 DF England Jon Harley Sheffield United £75k 30 August 2005
18 MF England Nathan Dyer Southampton Loan 28 October 2005
23 GK England Lee Grant Derby County Loan 15 November 2005
10 FW England Michael Ricketts Leeds United Loan 30 January 2006
18 DF England Phil Bardsley Manchester United Loan 16 March 2006
20 FW Scotland Andy Gray Sunderland Loan 16 March 2006
18 MF Republic of Ireland Alan Mahon Wigan Athletic Loan 23 March 2006

Out[edit]

# Pos Player To Fee Date
DF England Joel Pilkington Hyde United Released 9 May 2005
MF England Tony Grant Bristol City Released 9 May 2005
DF England Paul Scott Retired 9 May 2006
MF France Jean-Louis Valois Al-Khaleej Released 9 May 2006
FW England Cayne Hanley Released 31 May 2006
DF Guinea Mohammed Camara Celtic Free 22 June 2005
DF England Lee Roche Wrexham Free 6 July 2005
MF England Matthew O'Neill Accrington Stanley Free 25 July 2005
MF Wales John Oster Reading Free 2 August 2005
25 MF England Marc Pugh Kidderminster Harriers Loan 10 November 2005
17 FW Northern Ireland Kyle Lafferty Darlington Loan 7 January 2006
10 FW Nigeria Ade Akinbiyi Sheffield United £1.75m 10 January 2006
25 MF England Marc Pugh Bury Free 23 March 2006
15 FW England Gifton Noel-Williams Brighton & Hove Albion Loan 23 March 2006

Matches[edit]

Championship[edit]


Final league position[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
15 Ipswich Town 46 14 14 18 53 66 −13 56
16 Leicester City 46 13 15 18 51 59 −8 54
17 Burnley 46 14 12 20 46 54 −8 54
18 Hull City 46 12 16 18 49 55 −6 52
19 Sheffield Wednesday 46 13 13 20 39 52 −13 52
Updated to match(es) played on 2 December 2011. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.

League Cup[edit]

1st Round[edit]

Burnley2 – 1Carlisle United
Duff Goal 52'
Akinbiyi Goal 90'
(Report) Murray Goal 74'
Attendance: 5,114
Referee: S Mathieson

2nd Round[edit]

Burnley3 – 0Barnsley
Lowe Goal 28'
Akinbiyi Goal 52'
Spicer Goal 59'
(Report)
Attendance: 4,501
Referee: A Penn

3rd Round[edit]

Aston Villa1 – 0Burnley
Phillips Goal 22' (Report)
Attendance: 26,872
Referee: U Rennie

FA Cup[edit]

3rd Round[edit]

Derby County2 – 1Burnley
Peschisolido Goal 18' Goal 67' (Report) G. O'Connor Goal 29'
Attendance: 12,713
Referee: M Jones

References[edit]