Causeway Chronicle

Statsman review’s Coleraine’s 2023 / 24 season and looks back over past ten years

The season came to an end on Monday, with that last gasp Euro Play Off final defeat.
So now is a good time for our Causeway Chronicle columnist to bring you a comprehensive end of season review.

His column has proved hugely popular throughout the campaign.
Everyone at Causeway Chronicle would like to thank him for his hard work and look forward to more fascinating facts next season.
Coleraine FC statistics for the 2023/24 football season:
Sports Direct Premiership League (Finished sixth)
Played 38
Won 12
Drew 10
Lost 16
Scored 47
Conceded 69
Clean sheets 8
Penalties scored 2
Penalties missed 3
Penalties conceded 7
-Scored 6
-Missed 1
Own goals 0
Points 46
Home in the league:
Played 20
Won 7
Drew 6
Lost 7
Scored 27
Conceded 29
Clean sheets 5
Points 27
Away in the league:
Played 18
Won 5
Drew 4
Lost 9
Scored 20
Conceded 40
Clean sheets 3
Points 19
Irish Cup – Fifth Round
-Lost to Cliftonville (H) 0-3 (AET)
League Cup – Semi Final
-Lost to Glenavon 2-3 (H)
Premiership European Playoff – Final
-Lost to Crusaders (A) 3-2
Scottish Challenge Cup – Third Round
-Lost to Hamilton Academical (H) 1-3
Overall season in all above competitions:
Played: 45
Won: 15
Drew: 10
Lost: 20
Scored: 57
Conceded: 81
Clean sheets: 8
Yellow cards: 94
Oldest appearance: Stephen Lowry – 36 years, six months 22 days
Youngest appearance: Alfie Gaston – 16 years, six months and fivedays.
Number of players used: 31
Most appearances: Lyndon Kane 41
Top goalscorers: Conor McKendry and Matthew Shevlin 13
Most assists: Jamie Glackin 11
Most goal contributions: Conor McKendry 20
Most yellow cards: Dean Jarvis 13
Total appearances season 23/24 in all above competitions:
In total Coleraine used 31 players throughout the season.

Games
Lyndon Kane 41
Lee Lynch 39
Andy Scott 39
Dean Jarvis 39
Conor McKendry 38
Graham Kelly 34
Jamie Glackin 34
Aaron Jarvis 29
Davy McDaid 27
Matthew Shevlin 27
Kieran Farren 26
Josh Carson. 26
Gareth Deane 22
Jack O’Mahony 21
Andy Mitchell 21
Stephen Lowry 19
Darren Cole 18
Lee Harkin 17
Rory Brown. 16
Jack Scott 16
Jake Wallace 15
S’hen O’Donnell 15
Jamie McGonigle 15
Michael McCrudden 8
Marty Gallagher. 7
Ciaran O’Hare 7
Senan Devine 6
Alfie Gaston 4
Luca Doherty. 1
Aidan Tejada 1
Sam McClintock 1
Total 629
Goals table for season 23/24 in all above competitions
Games Goals
Conor McKendry 38 13
Matthew Shevlin 27 13
Jamie McGonigle 15 7
Josh Carson 26 6
Lee Lynch 39 3
Dean Jarvis 39 3
Davy McDaid 27 3
Andy Mitchell 21 3
Jamie Glackin 34 2
Ciaran O’Hare 7 2
Lyndon Kane 41 1
Darren Cole 18 1
Total 57
Assists table for season 23/24 in all above competitions.
Games Assists
Jamie Glackin 34 11
Conor McKendry 38 7
Lee Lynch 39. 5
Andy Scott 39 3
Josh Carson 26 3
Matthew Shevlin 27 3
Lyndon Kane 41. 2
Davy McDaid 27 2
Dean Jarvis 39 1
Graham Kelly 34 1
Aaron Jarvis 29 1
Andy Mitchell 21 1
Lee Harkin 17 1
Jake Wallace 15. 1
Graham Kelly 34. 1
Goal contributions for season 23/24 in all above competitions.
Games Goal contributions

Conor McKendry 38 20
Matthew Shevlin 27 15
Jamie Glackin 34 13
Josh Carson 26 9
Jamie McGonigle 15 7
Lee Lynch 39 6
Davy McDaid 27 5
Dean Jarvis 39 4
Andy Mitchell 21 4
Lyndon Kane 41 3
Andy Scott 39 3
Graham Kelly 34 1
Aaron Jarvis 29 1
Darren Cole 18. 1
Lee Harkin 17 1
Jake Wallace 15 1
Yellow cards for season 23/24 in all above competitions.
Games Yellow cards

Dean Jarvis 39 13
Conor McKendry 38 12
Jamie Glackin 34 9
Lyndon Kane 41 8
Aaron Jarvis 29 7
Josh Carson 26 6
Andy Scott 39 5
Lee Lynch 39 3
Matthew Shevlin 27 3
Stephen Lowry 19 3
Darren Cole 18 3
Stephen O’Donnell 15 3
Davy McDaid 27 2
Kieran Farren 26 2
Jack O’Mahony 21 2
Lee Harkin 17 2
Jack Scott 16 2
Jake Wallace 15 2
Marty Gallagher 7 2
Gareth Deane 22 1
Andy Mitchell. 21 1
Rory Brown 16 1
Jamie McGonigle 15 1
Michael McCrudden 8 1
Total 94
League statistics for scoring first, conceding first, leading at half time, and losing at half time.
Won Drew Lost Goals for Goals against
Coleraine scored first 14 out of 38 37% 8 5 1 26 14
Coleraine conceded first 21 out of 38 55% 4 2 15 21 55

Coleraine Leading at half time 9 out of 38

This season Coleraine have conceded their most league goals – 69 – and scored the joint fewest – 47 – over the ten season period.

Oran Kearney’s record as manager of Coleraine in all competitions (Except Northwest Senior Cup) at the end of the 23/24 season:
Played 506
Won 232 (46%)
Drew 124 (25%)
Lost 150 (29%)
Scored 810
Conceded 646
Stats for Oran Kearney’s time in charge of Coleraine FC at the end of the 23/24 season:
Most appearances.

Lyndon Kane 278
Most goals.
Matthew Shevlin 68
Most assists.
Jamie Glackin 44
Number of players used.
166

Most wins against.
Ballymena United and Dungannon Swifts 24
Most draws against.
Glentoran 23
Most defeats against.
Cliftonville, Crusaders and Linfield 23
Most career matches managed against.
Cliftonville 53
Most career matches against manager.
Stephen Baxter 49

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