FOREST 2 - 1 COVENTRY CITY - Sat Oct 17, 1981 (League Tier 1)

Date:
Sat Oct 17, 1981 (3:00 PM)

Opponent:
Coventry City

Home/Away:
Home

Ground:
City Ground

Game Type:
League Tier 1

Score:
2-1 (Won)

Half-time: 0-1
Season:
1981-82

Referee:
M Heath

Sponsor:
Panasonic

Attendance:
34,881

Pos Before/After:
6 4

Opp Before/After:
12 14

NEXT GAMES:

Next Game:
Manchester City (League Tier 1)

Coventry City:
Mar 09, 1982


GAME COUNT:

League:
3134 (of 4969)
League Tier 1:
1547 (of 2221)
Competitive:
3540 (of 5676)
Total:
4915 (of 7448)

Sources:
AFS (11v11.com) (Link)
WorldFootball.net (Link)
Daily Mirror - Monday 19 October 1981
Long Eaton Advertiser - Thursday 22 October 1981
Ken Smales - The First 125 Years



Review:
According to Ken Smales book, a parchutist landed on the roof of the main stand!


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

Goals:
Ian Wallace (65)
Ian Wallace
Logo
COVENTRY CITY
Manager: Dave Sexton
Prior form: WDLWDD (Old to recent)

Goals:
Steve Hunt (44)

Lineup:
Num Pos Player
1GKJim Blyth
2DStephen Jacobs
3DBrian Roberts
4DPaul Dyson
5DDanny Thomas
6MGary Gillespie
7MSteve Hunt goal
8MSteve Whitton
9MGarry Thompson
10FRuud Kaiser
11FMark Hateley


All the games in Division 1 on this day (Sat Oct 17, 1981)
Home Score Away
Arsenal1-0Manchester City
Aston Villa3-2West Ham United
Brighton and Hove Albion3-3Liverpool
Everton2-1Ipswich Town
Leeds United3-1West Bromwich Albion
Manchester United1-1Birmingham City
Nottingham Forest2-1Coventry City
Southampton3-1Notts County
Stoke City1-2Swansea City
Sunderland0-2Tottenham Hotspur
Wolverhampton Wanderers0-0Middlesbrough

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
1Ipswich Town9621191141094211107820 WWWWLW
2Swansea City9612191250014411258719 WLWWDW
3Tottenham Hotspur960315103029730163518 WWLWWW
4West Ham United945018923010722082917 WDWDDD
5Manchester United104421253118213143716 WWDWWD
6Nottingham Forest943212113106212269115 DWWWLD
7Brighton and Hove Albion93421392119513144413 DDWLWD
8Liverpool93421182308311235313 LDWDDW
9Southampton94141719400114014615-213 DWLLWL
10Notts County941414163118710369-213 LLLLWW
11Birmingham City9333161232014601326412 LWLDDW
12Coventry City9333151431112602238112 WDLWDD
13Manchester City933312122217311259012 DLWLLD
14Everton933311123108302339-112 DLWWLD
15Stoke City9315161620296113710010 LLDLWL
16Aston Villa916299031341316509 DDDDDD
17West Bromwich Albion923477221630131409 DDLLWD
18Arsenal9234581212211336-39 DDWDLL
19Middlesbrough92258162127901317-88 WLLWLD
20Sunderland914461312123023410-77 DDLLDL
21Wolverhampton Wanderers921651720244014113-127 LDLWLL
22Leeds United1013672113052006219-146 DLLLDL


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 FormResult(s)
11Swansea City10712211350014421279822 LWWDWW 2-1
12Tottenham Hotspur1070317103029740183721 WLWWWW 2-0
23Ipswich Town10622201341094212119720 WWWLWL 1-2
24Nottingham Forest1053214124108312269218 WWWLDW 2-1
15West Ham United104512012230107221105817 DWDDDL 2-3
16Manchester United114521363219313143717 WDWWDD 1-1
27Southampton105142020500145014615016 WLLWLW 3-1
68Everton10433131341010402339015 LWWLDW 2-1
29Brighton and Hove Albion10352161222112813144414 DWLWDD 3-3
210Liverpool1035214112308312268314 DWDDWD 3-3
11Birmingham City10343171332014602337413 WLDDWD 1-1
212Notts County10415151931187104712-413 LLLWWL 1-3
313Aston Villa1026212111316613165112 DDDDDW 3-2
214Coventry City103341616311126023410012 DLWDDL 1-2
215Manchester City10334121322173113510-112 LWLLDL 0-1
216Arsenal10334682213211336-212 DWDLLW 1-0
217Stoke City103161718203108113710-110 LDLWLL 1-2
118West Bromwich Albion102358102216301427-29 DLLWDL 1-3
19Middlesbrough102358162127902317-89 LLWLDD 0-0
220Leeds United11236102223083006219-129 LLLDLW 3-1
21Wolverhampton Wanderers1022651721244014113-128 DLWLLD 0-0
222Sunderland1014561512225023410-97 DLLDLL 0-2

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