• Season Diary 2020-21
    Season Diary 2020-21

Killie FC

Season 2020-21

June 2020

Alex Gets Two Year Deal

 Alex Dyer. is given a 2 year deal as Killie's next pemanent manager.  Dyer's first signing as permanent Kilmarnock boss is Aaron McGowan.

Meanwhile Asst Manager, Massimo Donati leaves  Killie by mutual consent with Andy Millen becoming the next assistant manager.

Club release first pic's (away top left) of the 2020-21 new kit made by Hummel, with Browings as the sponsor.

Killie then announce that first team trio Rory McKenzie, Greg Kiltie and Ross Millen have agreed new contracts. Chris Burke, & Ally Taylor then sign one year deals with goalkeeper Jamie MacDonald opting to turn down a new contract. This all happening after SOD's confirmed departure.

July 2020

Killie Sport New Hummel Kit Away to the Arabs.

Killie then add 4 more to the squad with Mitch Pinnock, Bournemouth centre-back Zeno RossiBrandon Haunstrup ( from Portsmouth)  and Danny Whitehall (a six month contract). On the playing field, Kille have 3 bounce games in July; Well 2-3 Killie, (Kabamba,Trialist, Kiltie), Killie1-2 Livi. (McKenzie) & Arabs 1-1 Killie (Kiltie). Also in July, Killie accept a small fee for Dom Thomas from the Pars.

Killie in the last week of July sign two keeper in three days:  Jake Eastwood arriving on a six-month loan from Sheffield United, and ex-Dons keeper Danny Rodgers to a one year deal. On July 31st Aaron Tshibola does a Boydie and rejoins Killie for a third spell, on a one year deal. 

Aug 2020

Kabamba Earns Killie A Penalty Against Celtic

Killie go down 1-2 to Hibs on opening day, after falling behind in 6 min's to debut keeper Eastwood's "howler! Burke's subline freekick brings Killie back into it, but Boyle's double clinches the 3 points for Hibs.  Prior to the upcoming Celtic match Killie sign former Hearts centre-back Clevid Dikamona to a one-year deal. Killie go on and pick a valuable point in a 1-1 home draw with Celtic, after man of the match Kabamba was fouled. Burke then makes 3 goals in 3 games as Killie draw 2-2 in Dingwall, having scored from the spot against Celtic. Alan Power was also on the scoresheet against the Staggies.

Killie then self-destruct in a 1-2 home loss to the Perth Saints. Millen is sent off needlessly after Aaaron T opened the scoring for Killie. Findlay's pass back in the 94th min gifts the winner. Very Painful! Killie then go through the motions in a 0-2 loss at Ibrox, losing Power to an injury.

Killie finish up Aug picking up an impressive 4-0 win against the Arabs at Rugby Park. Dyer plays two up top for the first time with Kabamba (2) and Brophy (1) Right) getting on the scoresheet. Super-sub Rory scores a sublime 4th team goal for Killie also.  Prior to the Arabs match Killie announce that they had signed (for a 3rd time)  Youssouf Mulumbu on a short term 5 month deal. He had been an unattached free agent prior. Making way for Youssouf was Mohammed El Makrini

Killie finish Aug in 8th place with 5 points from 6 matches. 

Sept 2020

Kabamba Nets the Winner Vs the Accies

Killie open Sept away to the Dons and lose 0-1 The match is played in front of 300 fans, as the govt had allowed this match to be used for fan testing purposes.  There had been no Killie players selected for Steve Clarke's Scotland squad, with Alex Dyer stepping down as his National Team assistant, leading up to the Dons match.

Killie then pick up their 2nd consecutive home win 2-1 over the Accies. After Kiltie opens the scoring the Wolf then see's Red, before Nicke nets his 3rd (above) as Killie move up to 7th.

To close-out Sept, Killie make it 3 wins out of 4, as Nicke's 4th goal of the season was enough to see off the Buddies 0-1 in Paisley.

Killie finish Sept in 5th place with 11 points from 9 matches. 

OCT 2020

Greg Celebrates his Livi Goal

killie were set to host Murderwell on 2-10-20, however after 3 positive Covid-19 tests (and then another 3 positive tests) the match is postponed. Killie may now be subject to an investigation from the SPFL and may face sanctions. (Said Neil Doncaster - HERE ).  Killie forfeit their Betfred League Cup opener to the Bairns  0-3, and get the same 0-3 result at home to the Pars, while fielding only 6 first team squad members. 

On Oct 17th Killie get most of their squad back and trounce Livi 1-3, after falling behind (Tishbola, Burke (Pen) & Kiltie).  It is then confirmed that the SPFL has announced disciplinary proceedings have been commenced against Kilmarnock FC - More

To close out October Nisbet slots in his eighth goal of the season on 27 minutes from the penalty spot after Doidge had been "clipped" by Clevid Dikamona. The call on the Killie defender was very harsh.  Killie had NO shots on target, compared to the Hibee's 2 (inc their penalty), as they went down 0-1

Also of note in October was Innes Cameron going out on loan to A*r Utd, where he scored on his debut for "them" to secure a point at Inverness.

Killie finish October in 5th place with 14 points from 11 matches. 

NOV 2020

The Wolf Gets His Second Goal in Two Games (Against the Staggies).

Killie lose 0-1 Rangers and for the second week in a row, the conceded goal (Millen handball) is a penalty, while containing the unbeaten league leaders to only 2 shots on goal. Dyer tells the press "We should them way too much respect in the first half". Killie then travel to Perth and fall 0-1 (for a third straight game) to the Saints on a foggy night. Dyer says "we were flat" !

As Steve Clarke's Scotland troops were qualifying for the 2021 Euro's, Killie returned to Betfred League Cup action, and pick two 2-0 wins away to Clyde (Whitehall 2) & Dumbarton at home (Brophy & Pinnock). Aaron McGowan also returns to the team and plays well.

Killie close-out Nov with a fine 3-1 home win over the Staggies. After Findlay seeing red in the 8th min, Brophy put Killie in front before going in even at the break. Eamonn is then sacraficed for Rossi at the half. Nicke nets a penalty, before super-sub Burke scored a worldie! Ensuring the win was a brilliant Danny Rodgers save (4-5 min's from time) with the score at 2-1.

Killie finish November in 6th place with 17 points from 14 matches. 

DEC 2020

Kiltie Nets the Opener at Fir Park in Dec's Only Win!

Killie open Dec away to the Accies, and fall 0-1. The game was marred by controversy with the Accies getting a penalty for a hand-ball, where Killie were denied a similar call for the same infringement. Dikamona also recieved a Red (in the 29th min), so a horrendous day for Ayrshire's finest. 

Killie go on to lose their next 4 matches in a horror December.... Celtic (A) 0-2, Dons (h) 0-2, Arabs (a) 0-2, and Livi 1-2 (H) conceding in injury time... truely painful.  Added to all this was the SPFL's "award" of 3 pts to Motherwell for the October Covid-19 "forfeit". Killie subsequemtly appealed this decision. 

Here are the BBC Killie headlines for the month....

To close out 2020, Killie visit Fir Park, where the Well had only picked up 2 points themselves out of their last 8 matches. Dyer benches Kabamba, & Brophy, and starts Pinnock & Whitehall for the first time. Killie go on and win 2-0 (Kiltie & Whithall (Pen)) to end a painful month.

Killie finish December in 8th place with 20 points from 20 matches. 

JAN 2021

Danny Gifts A Point to the Buddies!

Killie start 2021 by hosting the Buddies and tied 1-1, with a horror error from Rodgers in injury time denying Killie all 3 points. Whitheall is rewarded with an extended deal through May after opening the scoring. Eamonn Brophy then signs a pre-contract with St Mirren and is subsequently loaned to them for the remainder of the season. Youssouf Mulumbu & Danny Whitehall, extends their stays thru May, while Jake Eastwood's loan (from Sheff Utd) was ended.  Killie also sign Diaguely Dabo. The 28-year-old central midfielder has joined on a deal until the end of the season, and goes on to make his debut as a second half sub in the 2-0 home win over the Accies where Kiltie scored both goals. 

Prior to the Hibs (A) match Killie win their appeal against the 3-0 Motherwell forfeit. At Easter Rd it finishes Hibs 2-0 Killie.

Innes Cameron goes out on loan to Alloa Ath, and then prior to the Livi (A) match, Killie sign George Oakley till the end of the season

In what was to be Alex Dyer's final 2 matches, Killie suffer two cruel results. Killie concede twice in the final 3-4 min's at Livi, and then even worse go down to St Johnstone 2-3, (Burke, Tshbola) at home, having been 2-0 up at the break. 

A Kilmarnock Football Club Statement was to follow, indicating the departure of Manager Alex Dyer (right) by mutual consent following the 3-2 defeat to St Johnstone. Prior to the Saints match, Killie confirm that two members of the playing staff have tested positive for Covid-19 and are self-isolating at home. 
Killie finish the month with; Mulumbu, Broadfoot, Findlay, & Kiltie all side-lined and with no manager.

Killie finish January in 9th place with 24 points from 25 matches. 


FEB 2021

Tommy Wright Is Named New Killie Boss

Killie start the month looking for a new manager, and have two poor showings, under James Fowler's stewardship, losing 0-2 to the Buddies, and 0-4 at home to Celtic. Killie are now 10th when they appoint Tommy Wright on a  two and a half deal to become the club's latest manager.

Killie don't get the new manager bounce they were looking for as Killie pick-up three straight 1-0 losses to start Wright's reign; Well (H). Rangers (A) & the Dons (A).

Wright's first signing is Kyle Lafferty thru the end of the season.

Killie then  score their first goal in 571 minutes to end an eight-game losing streak in a  more than deserved Scottish Premiership point, in a 1-1 home draw against Dundee United, to close-out a dismal February.

Zach Medley (above right) was Killie's scorer.

Killie finish February in 11th place with 25 points from 31 matches. 


Lafferty Puts in a Shift Against the Staggies

Wright's fifth game in charge results in his 4th one goal loss, in Dingwall. Two softs goals just after half-time do Killie in, and despite a late surge Killie failed to claw their way back, and went down 3-2. Also Killie had Ross Millen sent off in the final minute as their winless run extends to 10 league games as they dropped to the foot of the Premiership, for the first time that season. Greg Kiltie looks also to be done with a arm/shoulder injury.

Killie's ownly bright spot was Kyle Lafferty who netted twice (the second one from the spot).

Killie's form, of 1 point out of 30, is now the worst in Europe, across all the UEFA Nations. 

KillieFC.Com's message boards band-width goes though the roof, as Ayrshire's Finest are/were getting well deserved pelters from "the Faithful". 



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