SWANSEA CITY 1 - 2 FOREST - Sat Dec 12, 1981 (League Tier 1)

Date:
Sat Dec 12, 1981 (3:00 PM)

Opponent:
Swansea City

Home/Away:
Away

Ground:
Vetch Field

Game Type:
League Tier 1

Score:
2-1 (Won)

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

Referee:
D Lloyd

Sponsor:
Panasonic

Attendance:
17,550

Pos Before/After:
9 6

Opp Before/After:
4 4

NEXT GAMES:

Next Game:
Rotherham United (Friendly)

League:
Birmingham City

Swansea City:
May 08, 1982


GAME COUNT:

League:
3142 (of 4969)
League Tier 1:
1555 (of 2221)
Competitive:
3551 (of 5679)
Total:
4927 (of 7451)

Sources:
AFS (11v11.com) (Link)
WorldFootball.net (Link)
Aberdeen Evening Express - Saturday 12 December 1981
Ireland's Saturday Night - Saturday 12 December 1981
Ken Smales - The First 125 Years



Review:
Forest arrived late to the ground after a frozen rail line, and failed to get the team sheet in on time. The game, as a result, kicked off 7 minutes late on a frozen pitch and it took us 80 minutes to score, but John Robertson's last minute penalty gave us a win in Wales.


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

Goals:
Willie Young (79) - Willie Young first goal
John Robertson (89) (Pen)
Logo
SWANSEA CITY
Manager: John Toshack
Prior form: DWLDWL (Old to recent)

Goals:
Robbie James (33)

Lineup:
Num Pos Player
1GKDai Davies
2DMax Thompson
3DNeil Robinson
4DAnte Rajkovic
5DColin Irwin
6MChris Marustik
7MJohn Mahoney
8MRobbie James goal
9MLeighton James
10FAlan Curtis
11FBob Latchford
Subs
12Stanley


All the games in Division 1 on this day (Sat Dec 12, 1981)
Home Score Away
Coventry City0-1Manchester City
Leeds United0-0Tottenham Hotspur
Swansea City1-2Nottingham Forest

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
1Manchester United18954281562114433314111332 WWWLWL
2Ipswich Town16102428196111584131311932 WWLLWW
3Southampton18936322770222112341016530 WWDWWL
4Swansea City1793527256201543151221230 DWLDWL
5Tottenham Hotspur1691626194051413511126728 LWLWDL
6Brighton and Hove Albion186932418351171234276627 DDDLWW
7Arsenal168351512421524141010327 LWWWWW
8West Ham United16682332243119132511491126 DWDWDL
9Nottingham Forest1775521225221182331014-126 WDLWLL
10Manchester City167452117531155214612425 DWWWLW
11Liverpool166642316332127332119724 LWWDLW
12Coventry City176472726521198126818122 LLLWDW
13Everton176472223512148135815-122 LLLDLW
14West Bromwich Albion175662119342127224912221 DWLDWW
15Stoke City18621023284051412225916-520 LWWLLL
16Aston Villa164752119233910242129219 WLLDWL
17Wolverhampton Wanderers17548112342377125416-1219 DWWDWL
18Leeds United175481832440136108526-1419 WLWLDW
19Birmingham City1646623234311913035410018 LDDLLW
20Notts County17458243134113121171119-717 LLDDDL
21Middlesbrough18261016302341015036615-1412 LLDDDL
22Sunderland1825111331126617135714-1811 LDWLLL


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)
1Manchester United18954281562114433314111332 WWWLWL
2Ipswich Town16102428196111584131311932 WWLLWW
3Southampton18936322770222112341016530 WWDWWL
4Swansea City1893628276211663151221130 WLDWLL 1-2
5Tottenham Hotspur1792626194051413521126729 WLWDLD 0-0
36Nottingham Forest1885523235221183331215029 DLWLLW 2-1
37Manchester City178452217531155314712528 WWWLWW 1-0
28Brighton and Hove Albion186932418351171234276627 DDDLWW
29Arsenal168351512421524141010327 LWWWWW
210West Ham United16682332243119132511491126 DWDWDL
11Liverpool166642316332127332119724 LWWDLW
12Coventry City186482727522199126818022 LLWDWL 0-1
13Everton176472223512148135815-122 LLLDLW
14West Bromwich Albion175662119342127224912221 DWLDWW
15Stoke City18621023284051412225916-520 LWWLLL
216Leeds United185581832450136108526-1420 LWLDWD 0-0
117Aston Villa164752119233910242129219 WLLDWL
118Wolverhampton Wanderers17548112342377125416-1219 DWWDWL
19Birmingham City1646623234311913035410018 LDDLLW
20Notts County17458243134113121171119-717 LLDDDL
21Middlesbrough18261016302341015036615-1412 LLDDDL
22Sunderland1825111331126617135714-1811 LDWLLL

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