Saturday’s 3-2 defeat to local rivals Lochee United at Whitton Park brought the curtain down for Broughty Athletic’s 2016/17 season. The Fed finished in seventh position in the East Region Super League with forty-three points compared to last season’s position of tenth with thirty-nine points.
Listed below are some general statistics for the Fed for the season between the league and cup games…
The Fed played a total of 42 games Won – 22, Drawn – 7, Lost -13, that’s a win percentage of 52%.
The Fed’s best run without a loss in the league was 4 games, with wins over Musselburgh Athletic, Dundonald Bluebell, Hill of Beath, Penicuik Athletic.
Their worst run was 10 games without a win, with 6 defeats against Carnoustie Panmure, Camelon twice, Bo’ness United twice and Kelty Hearts with four drawn games against Linlithgow Rose, Jeanfield Swifts, Newtongrange Star and Penicuik Athletic.
The Fed’s biggest win in the Super League was a 4-0 win away at Carnoustie Panmure and their heaviest defeat was 6-0 against Bonnyrigg Rose and 6-1 against Broxburn Athletic, both at Whitton Park.
Their biggest win in a cup competition was 5-1 away to Brechin Vics in the GA Engineering Cup and a 5-1 victory in the final of the same competition. Broughty’s heaviest defeat was a 4-0 home loss to Sauchie in the Junior Scottish Cup.
In all competitions, the Fed scored 83 goals and conceded 71. So in separate competitions, the Fed scored 46 goals in the Super League and conceded 55. In all cup competitions, the Fed scored 37 goals and conceded just 16 goals.
Midfielder Ross McCord finished as top goalscorer for the club with 13 goals to his name. Only five players failed to score for the Fed this season, both goalkeepers Iain Ross and John Sinclair, and defenders Ryan Blair, Drew Fleming and Frankie Lannen.