FOREST 3 - 0 COVENTRY CITY - Sat Mar 24, 1979 (League Tier 1)

Date:
Sat Mar 24, 1979 (3:00 PM)

Opponent:
Coventry City

Home/Away:
Home

Ground:
City Ground

Game Type:
League Tier 1

Score:
3-0  WON 

Half-time: 1-0


Sources:
AFS (11v11.com) (Link)
WorldFootball.net (Link)
Ken Smales - The First 125 Years

Season:
1978-79

Referee:
Don Shaw

Attendance:
24,514

Pos Before/After:
6 6

Opp Before/After:
7 8

NEXT GAMES:

Next Game:
Chelsea (League Tier 1)

Coventry City:
Aug 25, 1979


GAME COUNT:

League:
3025 (of 5045)
League Tier 1:
1438 (of 2297)
Competitive:
3389 (of 5762)
Total:
4724 (of 7548)
Played:
45 years, 3 months, 20 days ago


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

Goals
Tony Woodcock (25')
Garry Birtles (64')
David Needham (83')
Logo
COVENTRY CITY
Manager: Gordon Milne
Prior form: LDDDDW (Old to recent)

Goals

Lineup
 
Num Pos Age Player Notes
1GK29 Peter Shilton
2D22 Viv Anderson
3D26 Colin Barrett
4M29 John McGovern
5D30 Larry Lloyd
6D29 David Needham goal (83')
7M27 Martin O'Neill
8F24 Trevor Francis
9F22 Garry Birtles goal (64')
10F23 Tony Woodcock goal (25')
11F26 John Robertson
Subs
12F32 Archie Gemmill


Lineup

Num Pos Player
1GKLes Sealey
2DBrian Roberts
3DMick Coop
4DBobby McDonald
5DJim Hagan
6MTommy Hutchison
7MBarry Powell
8MAndy Blair
9MDonato Nardiello
10FTerry Yorath
11FGarry Thompson
Subs
12Steve Hunt


All the games in Division 1 on this day (Sat Mar 24, 1979)
Home Score Away
Arsenal1-1Manchester City
Aston Villa2-3Tottenham Hotspur
Bolton Wanderers2-0Southampton
Chelsea1-2Wolverhampton Wanderers
Derby County0-0Everton
Liverpool2-0Ipswich Town
Manchester United4-1Leeds United
Middlesbrough2-1Birmingham City
Norwich City3-0Bristol City
Nottingham Forest3-0Coventry City
West Bromwich Albion2-1Queens Park Rangers

TABLES BEFORE AND AFTER THE GAME



Table before:
FIRST DIVISION Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGDPts Current Form Status
1Liverpool292063611113203847432375046 WWDDDW Safe
2Everton311512443271051251057318171642 LLWWDD
3West Bromwich Albion2616645325732251093228152838 WDLLWW
4Arsenal3015874727952281363519142038 DWLLWL
5Leeds United30141065435734281577226201938 WWWWDW
6Nottingham Forest2611132311866015757216111335 LWWDDW
7Coventry City32111110415286330263571126-1133 LDDDDW
8Aston Villa27101163524562191355416111131 DDWWLW
9Manchester United281279434764419196352428-431 LWDWWL
10Ipswich Town3012612393674625185261418330 DWWDDW
11Norwich City3161874145682221301051932-430 DDDWLD
12Tottenham Hotspur2910109314364514204641723-1230 LLWLWD
13Southampton28109934328522612247820229 LDWWWW
14Bristol City3210913364075426173491023-429 LLLLLD
15Manchester City2881010403644620224642014426 LWLWDW
16Middlesbrough309714424163524163491825125 LWLWWD
17Derby County3096153351745221922101132-1824 LLLLLW
18Bolton Wanderers2877143452633211414111338-1821 DWLLDL
19Queens Park Rangers31510163049376162323101426-1920 LLLLWL
20Wolverhampton Wanderers2984172651626152122111130-2520 WDWLDL
21Chelsea3047193062239142924101633-3215 LLDLLL
22Birmingham City294520254544618180114727-2013 LLWLWD


Table after:
FIRST DIVISION Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGDPts Current Form StatusResult(s)
1Liverpool302163631114204047432375248 WDDDWW Safe 2-0
2Everton321513443271051251058318171643 LWWDDD Safe 0-0
3West Bromwich Albion2717645526832271193228152940 DLLWWW 2-1
4Arsenal3115974828962291463519142039 WLLWLD 1-1
5Leeds United31141075539734281577327241638 WWWDWL 1-4
6Nottingham Forest2712132341876018757216111637 WWDDWW 3-0
27Manchester United291379474874423206352428-133 WDWWLW 4-1
18Coventry City33111111415586330263581129-1433 DDDDWL 0-3
29Norwich City3271874445782251301051932-132 DDWLDW 3-0
210Tottenham Hotspur3011109344564514205642025-1132 LWLWDW 3-2
311Aston Villa28101173727563211655416111031 DWWLWL 2-3
212Ipswich Town3112613393874625185271420130 WWDDWL 0-2
13Southampton291091034348522612248822029 DWWWWL 0-2
14Bristol City33109143643754261734101026-729 LLLLDL 0-3
15Manchester City2981110413744620224742115427 WLWDWD 1-1
16Middlesbrough3110714444273526173491825227 WLWWDW 2-1
17Derby County3197153351755221922101132-1825 LLLLWD 0-0
18Bolton Wanderers2987143652733231414111338-1623 WLLDLW 2-0
119Wolverhampton Wanderers3094172852626152132111331-2422 DWLDLW 2-1
120Queens Park Rangers32510173151376162323111528-2020 LLLWLL 1-2
21Chelsea31472031642310153124101633-3315 LDLLLL 1-2
22Birmingham City304521264744618180115829-2113 LWLWDL 1-2