Full Name:
John Cottam


Years Active:
1969-76 (7 seasons)

Last Game:
48 years, 6 months, 18 days ago

STATS (Competitive games only):
Nov 07, 1970
Last Game:
Nov 04, 1975
107 (Rank: #204)
4 (Rank: #340)
Own Goals:

Yellow Cards:
Red Cards:
Jun 05, 1950

Warsop, Nottingham





Intnl. Country:

Caps while at Forest:

Goals while at Forest:

Total Caps:

Total Goals:

Penalties scored:
Penalties missed:

Shirt numbers:
5 (93 games) , 12 (11) , 6 (6) , 4 (3) , 3 (2)
Matt Gillies (33 appearances) , Dave Mackay (27) , Allan Brown (34) , Brian Clough (20)


Barry Hugman:

SEASON STATS (Competitive games only)
Season Age* Squad Num Played Won Drawn Lost Goals Yellows Reds Own
Went Off Came On Unused
*Age = player's age on August 1st of the season

# Season Date Type Club Fee Loan until Manager
11969-70Dec 26, 1969Started careerMatt Gillies
21975-76Dec 09, 1975SoldChesterfieldBrian Clough

Game First Game Last Game P W D L Goals Yellows Reds Own Goals Started Came On Went Off Unused Sub
League Tier 1Nov 07, 1970May 02, 19721842121713
League Tier 2Sep 02, 1972Nov 04, 1975762428244217513
League Tier 3
FA CupJan 15, 1972Feb 05, 19758431711
League CupSep 05, 1972Oct 08, 197552351
European Cup
Fairs Cup
Super Cup
Intercontinental Cup
Full Members Cup
EFL Trophy
Charity Shield
Anglo-Scottish Cup
Anglo-Italian Cup
Total (Comp)Nov 07, 1970Nov 04, 197510732354042110438
County CupMay 10, 1972May 08, 19755325
FriendlyNov 17, 1969Dec 09, 1975522141
Pre-Season FriendlyJul 31, 1972Aug 03, 1975117229211
TestimonialNov 08, 1971Apr 21, 19755235
TOTAL (Non-Comp)Nov 17, 1969Dec 09, 197526147523311
TOTAL OVERALLNov 17, 1969Dec 09, 1975133464245421127619
League TotalNov 07, 1970Nov 04, 1975942830364219226

ALL GAMES FOR JOHN COTTAM (Competitive: 107, Other: 26)
# Date Game Opponent H/A Score Num Started Came
Yellow Red
Manager: Matt Gillies
Mon Nov 17, 1969FriendlyRot-Weiss EssenH1-013
Tue Oct 06, 1970League CupBirmingham CityA1-212
1Sat Nov 07, 1970League Tier 1EvertonA0-112 (80)
Sat Nov 14, 1970League Tier 1Manchester UnitedH1-212
Sat Dec 12, 1970League Tier 1ChelseaH1-112
Wed Feb 17, 1971League Tier 1ChelseaA0-212
Mon Nov 08, 1971TestimonialNotts CountyA2-05Started
2Sat Dec 18, 1971League Tier 1Sheffield UnitedA1-25Started
3Sat Jan 15, 1972FA CupMillwallA1-36Started
4Sat Jan 22, 1972League Tier 1Leicester CityH1-26Started
5Sat Jan 29, 1972League Tier 1SouthamptonA1-46Started
6Sat Feb 12, 1972League Tier 1Tottenham HotspurH0-16Started
7Sat Feb 19, 1972League Tier 1Derby CountyA0-46Started
8Sat Mar 04, 1972League Tier 1West Bromwich AlbionA0-15Started
9Sat Mar 11, 1972League Tier 1Ipswich TownH0-25Started
10Tue Mar 14, 1972League Tier 1ChelseaH2-15Started
11Sat Mar 18, 1972League Tier 1West Ham UnitedA2-45Started
12Sat Mar 25, 1972League Tier 1Coventry CityH4-05Started
13Mon Mar 27, 1972League Tier 1Leeds UnitedA1-65Started
14Sat Apr 01, 1972League Tier 1ArsenalA0-35Started
15Sat Apr 08, 1972League Tier 1Newcastle UnitedH1-05Started
16Mon Apr 10, 1972League Tier 1Stoke CityA2-05Started
17Sat Apr 22, 1972League Tier 1Manchester UnitedH0-05Started
18Tue Apr 25, 1972League Tier 1Wolverhampton WanderersH1-35Started
19Tue May 02, 1972League Tier 1EvertonA1-15Started
Wed May 10, 1972County CupNotts CountyA0-35Started
Mon Jul 31, 1972Pre-Season FriendlyWatfordA2-14Started
20Sat Sep 02, 1972League Tier 2Carlisle UnitedA2-15Started
21Tue Sep 05, 1972League CupAston VillaH0-15Started
22Sat Sep 09, 1972League Tier 2Luton TownH0-15Started
23Sat Sep 16, 1972League Tier 2Queens Park RangersA0-35Started
24Tue Sep 19, 1972League Tier 2Cardiff CityH2-15Started
25Sat Sep 23, 1972League Tier 2Aston VillaH1-15Startedgoal
26Mon Sep 25, 1972League Tier 2MillwallA1-25Started
27Sat Sep 30, 1972League Tier 2SunderlandA1-45Started
28Sat Oct 07, 1972League Tier 2Huddersfield TownH1-15Started
29Sat Oct 14, 1972League Tier 2Bristol CityA1-15Started
30Sat Oct 21, 1972League Tier 2Swindon TownH2-25Started
Manager: Dave Mackay
31Tue Dec 26, 1972League Tier 2Aston VillaA2-25Started
32Sat Mar 17, 1973League Tier 2Swindon TownA0-05Started
33Sat Mar 24, 1973League Tier 2Sheffield WednesdayH3-05Startedgoal
34Sat Mar 31, 1973League Tier 2BurnleyH3-05Started
35Sat Apr 07, 1973League Tier 2Leyton OrientA0-35Started
36Sat Apr 14, 1973League Tier 2MiddlesbroughH1-35Started
37Sat Apr 21, 1973League Tier 2Preston North EndA1-25Started
38Tue Apr 24, 1973League Tier 2SunderlandH1-04Started
39Sat Apr 28, 1973League Tier 2Brighton and Hove AlbionA2-24Started
Wed May 02, 1973County CupNotts CountyA1-05Started
Sat May 05, 1973County CupMansfield TownA1-05Started
Wed Jun 20, 1973FriendlyBenficaA0-35Started
Sat Jun 23, 1973FriendlyFC PortoA1-15Started
Sat Aug 04, 1973Pre-Season FriendlyRhylA9-15Started
Tue Aug 14, 1973Pre-Season FriendlyLimerickA3-05Started
Wed Aug 15, 1973Pre-Season FriendlyCork HiberniansA3-05Started
Sat Aug 18, 1973Pre-Season FriendlyWalsallA2-05Started
Mon Aug 20, 1973Pre-Season FriendlyLincoln CityA0-25Started
40Sat Aug 25, 1973League Tier 2Luton TownH4-05Started
41Sat Sep 01, 1973League Tier 2Oxford UnitedA0-15Started
42Sat Sep 08, 1973League Tier 2Sheffield WednesdayH2-15Started
43Tue Sep 11, 1973League Tier 2Hull CityA0-05Started
44Sat Sep 15, 1973League Tier 2West Bromwich AlbionA3-35Started
45Tue Sep 18, 1973League Tier 2Swindon TownH2-05Started
46Sat Sep 22, 1973League Tier 2Preston North EndH1-15Started
Wed Sep 26, 1973TestimonialDerby CountyA1-15Started
47Sat Sep 29, 1973League Tier 2Bolton WanderersA0-15Started
48Tue Oct 02, 1973League Tier 2Swindon TownA0-05Started
49Sat Oct 06, 1973League Tier 2MillwallH3-05Startedyellow
50Wed Oct 10, 1973League CupMillwallA0-05Started
51Sat Oct 13, 1973League Tier 2Leyton OrientA1-25Started
52Tue Oct 16, 1973League CupMillwallH1-35Started
53Sat Oct 20, 1973League Tier 2BlackpoolA2-25Started
54Tue Oct 23, 1973League Tier 2Hull CityH0-05Started
55Sat Oct 27, 1973League Tier 2Aston VillaH1-25Started
56Sat Nov 03, 1973League Tier 2Crystal PalaceA1-05Started
57Sat Nov 10, 1973League Tier 2FulhamH3-05Started
Manager: Allan Brown
58Sat Nov 17, 1973League Tier 2Carlisle UnitedH2-05Started
59Sat Nov 24, 1973League Tier 2SunderlandA0-05Started
60Sat Dec 08, 1973League Tier 2Cardiff CityA1-15Started
61Sat Dec 15, 1973League Tier 2MiddlesbroughA0-15Started
62Sat Dec 22, 1973League Tier 2Bolton WanderersH3-25Startedgoal
63Wed Dec 26, 1973League Tier 2Notts CountyA1-05Started
64Sat Dec 29, 1973League Tier 2Sheffield WednesdayA1-15Startedyellow
65Tue Jan 01, 1974League Tier 2Oxford UnitedH1-15Started
66Sun Jan 06, 1974FA CupBristol RoversH4-35Started
67Sat Jan 12, 1974League Tier 2West Bromwich AlbionH1-45Started
68Sat Jan 19, 1974League Tier 2Luton TownA2-25Started
69Sun Jan 27, 1974FA CupManchester CityH4-15Started
70Sat Feb 02, 1974League Tier 2MiddlesbroughH5-15Started
71Sun Feb 10, 1974League Tier 2Preston North EndA1-25Started
72Sun Feb 17, 1974FA CupPortsmouthH1-05Started
Sun Mar 03, 1974League Tier 2Notts CountyH0-012
Sat Mar 09, 1974FA CupNewcastle UnitedA3-412
73Tue Mar 26, 1974League Tier 2PortsmouthH2-05Started
Sat Mar 30, 1974League Tier 2Crystal PalaceH1-212
74Fri Apr 12, 1974League Tier 2Bristol CityA0-15Started
75Sat Apr 13, 1974League Tier 2Carlisle UnitedA1-25Started
76Tue Apr 16, 1974League Tier 2Bristol CityH1-15Started
77Sat Apr 20, 1974League Tier 2Cardiff CityH2-15Started
78Sat Apr 27, 1974League Tier 2PortsmouthA2-05Started
Mon May 06, 1974County CupNotts CountyH3-25Started
Mon May 13, 1974TestimonialLeicester CityH1-15Started
Tue Aug 06, 1974Pre-Season FriendlyWalsallA1-114 (45)
Sat Aug 10, 1974Pre-Season FriendlyLeicester CityH1-35Started
79Sat Aug 17, 1974League Tier 2Bristol CityH0-05Started
80Mon Aug 19, 1974League Tier 2MillwallA0-35Started
81Sat Aug 24, 1974League Tier 2PortsmouthA0-25Started
82Tue Aug 27, 1974League Tier 2MillwallH2-15Started
83Sat Sep 07, 1974League Tier 2Manchester UnitedA2-25Startedgoal
84Tue Sep 10, 1974League CupNewcastle UnitedH1-15Started
85Sat Sep 14, 1974League Tier 2Hull CityH4-05Started
86Tue Sep 17, 1974League Tier 2PortsmouthH1-25Started
Tue Oct 29, 1974TestimonialCoventry CityH1-15Started
87Sat Nov 09, 1974League Tier 2Oldham AthleticH1-04Started
88Sat Nov 30, 1974League Tier 2Leyton OrientA1-112
Manager: Brian Clough
89Wed Jan 08, 1975FA CupTottenham HotspurA1-012
90Tue Jan 28, 1975FA CupFulhamA0-05Started
91Sat Feb 01, 1975League Tier 2Oldham AthleticA0-25Started
92Mon Feb 03, 1975FA CupFulhamH1-15Started
93Wed Feb 05, 1975FA CupFulhamA1-15Started
94Sat Feb 08, 1975League Tier 2Bolton WanderersH2-33Started
95Sat Feb 22, 1975League Tier 2Cardiff CityH0-03Started
96Sat Apr 12, 1975League Tier 2SouthamptonH0-05Started
Mon Apr 14, 1975FriendlyWorksop TownA2-15Started
97Sat Apr 19, 1975League Tier 2Norwich CityA0-35Started
Mon Apr 21, 1975TestimonialGrantham TownA1-05Started
98Sat Apr 26, 1975League Tier 2West Bromwich AlbionH2-15Started
Thu May 08, 1975County CupNotts CountyH0-15Started
Tue Jul 29, 1975Pre-Season FriendlyTSV GeingenA2-05Started
Fri Aug 01, 1975Pre-Season FriendlyBC AichachA1-05Started
Sun Aug 03, 1975Pre-Season FriendlyIngolstadtA9-015
Sat Aug 09, 1975Pre-Season FriendlyBallymenaA3-012
99Sat Sep 27, 1975League Tier 2Bolton WanderersH1-25Started
100Sat Oct 04, 1975League Tier 2Bristol RoversA2-46Started
101Wed Oct 08, 1975League CupManchester CityA1-25Started
102Sat Oct 11, 1975League Tier 2FulhamA0-05Started
103Sat Oct 18, 1975League Tier 2SouthamptonH3-15Startedgoal
104Tue Oct 21, 1975League Tier 2Luton TownH0-05Started
105Sat Oct 25, 1975League Tier 2Oldham AthleticA0-05Started
106Sat Nov 01, 1975League Tier 2Carlisle UnitedH4-05Started
107Tue Nov 04, 1975League Tier 2BlackpoolA1-15Started
Sat Nov 08, 1975League Tier 2SunderlandA0-312
Tue Dec 09, 1975FriendlyQatar XIA1-15Started