FOREST 3 - 1 WATFORD - Wed Jan 17, 1979 (League Cup)

Date:
Wed Jan 17, 1979 (7:45 PM)

Opponent:
Watford

Home/Away:
Home

Ground:
City Ground

Game Type:
League Cup

Round:
Semi

Leg:
1 (2nd Leg)

Score:
3-1  WON 

Half-time: 1-1


Sources:
AFS (11v11.com) (Link)
Daily Mirror - Thursday 18 January 1979
Ken Smales - The First 125 Years
Nottingham Evening Post - Thursday 18 January 1979

Season:
1978-79

Referee:
George Courtney

Attendance:
32,438

Forest Tier / Pos:
Tier 1/6th

Opp Tier / Pos:
Tier 3/1st

NEXT GAMES:

Next Game:
York City (FA Cup)

League Cup:
Watford

League:
Middlesbrough

Watford:
Jan 30, 1979


GAME COUNT:

League Cup:
45 (of 217)
Competitive:
3377 (of 5724)
Total:
4710 (of 7505)
Played:
45 years, 1 month, 7 days ago


Logo
FOREST
Manager: Brian Clough
Prior form: WLWDDL (Old to recent)

Goals
Garry Birtles (13')
Garry Birtles (49')
John Robertson (79')
Logo
WATFORD
Manager: Graham Taylor
Prior form: WLWLWW (Old to recent)

Goals
Luther Blissett (9')

Lineup
 
Num Pos Age Player Notes
1GK29 Peter Shilton
2D22 Viv Anderson
3D35 Frank Clark
4M29 John McGovern
5D30 Larry Lloyd
6D29 David Needham
7M26 Martin O'Neill
8M27 Ian Bowyer
9F22 Garry Birtles goal (13') goal (49')
10F23 Tony Woodcock
11F25 John Robertson goal (79')
Subs
12F32 John O'Hare


Lineup

Num Pos Player
1GKSherwood
2DStirk
3DPritchett
4DBooth
5DBolton
6MGarner
7MPollard
8MLuther Blissett goal
9MJenkins
10FJoslyn
11FCassells (71')
Subs
12Mayes (71')

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