SEASON: 1908-09


Prev Season: 1907-08
This Season: 1908-09
Next Season: 1909-10
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)
MANAGER(s):
Harry Haslam
FA Cup:
Quarter Final (Derby County (A) 0-3)
League Cup:
Not started

Top Goalscorer:
Enoch West (25 goals)

LEAGUE POSITIONS

SEASON END TABLE
FIRST DIVISION (Tier 1) - 1908-09 Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHomeAway
1Newcastle United382459654114143220104533211.585530-41-1
2Everton3818101082571135512877531291.439461-23-3
3Sunderland3821215786314054123721037401.238444-01-2
4Blackburn Rovers381413116150667292687432241.220412-13-0
5The Wednesday3817615676115044824261119371.098401-20-3
6Woolwich Arsenal381410145249937241857728311.061380-12-1
7Aston Villa3814101458568743122631027341.036381-22-1
8Bristol City38131213455877524256582133.776381-11-2
9Middlesbrough381491559531126382137921321.113374-10-4
10Preston North End3813111448448742917541019271.091371-11-1
11Chelsea38149155661874332262112339.918372-11-2
12Sheffield United38149155159955312554102034.864370-22-1
13Manchester United381571658681036373354102135.853372-02-2
14Nottingham Forest38148166657928392456827331.15836
15Notts County381481651489463123541020251.063361-00-3
16Liverpool38156175765955362561122140.877365-11-1
17Bury38148166377964352752122850.818360-22-3
18Bradford City3812101647477662720541020271.000342-11-1
19Manchester City381541967691234502331151746.97134Relegated0-21-2
20Leicester Fosse38892154102667324123142261.52925Relegated12-03-0

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GAME COUNTS
ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
42
Competitive Goals:
72
Goals per game:
1.7

LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
38
League Points:
36 out of 76 (2 points per win)
Points Percentage:
47.4%

GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored15 times10 times4 times2 times2 times
Conceded16 times11 times5 times2 times
Won By8 times3 times3 times2 times1 time
Lost By9 times3 times3 times2 times

LEAGUE POSITION ANALYSIS
Analysis of the league positions
This table shows:
(a) how many days we spent in each of the league positions
(b) how we did when we played teams in each of the league positions.

Position days Record against teams in each position
Forest
Pos
Num Days Opp
Pos
PWDLFAPointsResults (Green=win; Blue=draw; Red=loss)
1 12-11231 Everton (1-2), Newcastle United (1-1)
2 21-1-331 Everton (3-3)
3 33-12291 Manchester United (2-2), Newcastle United (0-4), The Wednesday (0-3)
4 433--926 Sheffield United (2-1), Liverpool (5-1), Manchester United (2-0)
57 532-1734 The Wednesday (1-2), Aston Villa (2-1), Sunderland (4-0)
614 6321-625 Liverpool (1-1), Notts County (1-0), Middlesbrough (4-1)
712 7211-323 Chelsea (2-1), Preston North End (1-1)
89 81-1-111 Bristol City (1-1)
97 91--1120 Chelsea (1-2)
109 101--1020 Manchester City (0-2)
118 1141-3462 Sunderland (1-2), Woolwich Arsenal (0-1), Bristol City (1-2), Blackburn Rovers (2-1)
1215 1211--302 Blackburn Rovers (3-0)
136 1321-1322 Leicester Fosse (3-0), Sheffield United (0-2)
149 14-------
1529 1511--212 Woolwich Arsenal (2-1)
169 163-12351 Aston Villa (1-2), Preston North End (1-1), Manchester City (1-2)
1771 171--1040 Middlesbrough (0-4)
1831 183--3280 Notts County (0-3), Bury (2-3), Bury (0-2)
195 191-1-111 Bradford City (1-1)
20 2022--1414 Bradford City (2-1), Leicester Fosse (12-0)


ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
19,000 (Chelsea)
Lowest League Attendance:
5,000 (Leicester Fosse)
Average League Attendance:
10,947
Highest Cup Attendance:
20,000 (Millwall)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
14,000 (Aston Villa)

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
8
Yellow cards:
0
Red cards:
1
Own goals (for):
1 (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
(scored by us for opponents)
Penalties scored:
0
Penalties conceded:
0
Penalties missed:
1
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
Manager for all games: Harry Haslam
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Sep 05, 1908Sheffield UnitedA2-1Win16,0007Marrison (?), West (?)
2Sat Sep 12, 1908Aston VillaH1-2Loss17,00012Hooper (?)
3Sat Sep 19, 1908The WednesdayH1-2Loss10,00015Morris (?)
4Mon Sep 21, 1908ChelseaA1-2Loss20,00015Marrison (?)
5Sat Sep 26, 1908SunderlandA1-2Loss18,00019Green (?)
6Thu Oct 01, 1908LiverpoolH5-1Win10,00013Hooper (?, ?), West (?), Morris (?, ?)
7Sat Oct 03, 1908ChelseaH2-1Win19,00011Morris (?), Birch (?)
8Sat Oct 10, 1908Blackburn RoversA3-0Win15,0007Marrison (?), West (?, ?)
9Sat Oct 17, 1908Bradford CityH2-1Win10,0006West (?), Morris (?)
10Sat Oct 24, 1908Manchester UnitedA2-2Draw15,0005Marrison (?), Birch (?)
11Sat Oct 31, 1908EvertonH1-2Loss15,0008West (?)
12Sat Nov 07, 1908Leicester FosseA3-0Win20,0006Hooper (?, ?), Marrison (?)
13Sat Nov 14, 1908Woolwich ArsenalH0-1Loss10,0009
14Sat Nov 21, 1908Notts CountyA0-3Loss14,00010
15Sat Nov 28, 1908Newcastle UnitedH0-4Loss10,00012
16Sat Dec 05, 1908Bristol CityA1-2Loss7,00015Green (?)
17Sat Dec 12, 1908Preston North EndH1-1Draw8,00014Green (?)
18Sat Dec 19, 1908MiddlesbroughA0-4Loss10,00016
19Fri Dec 25, 1908BuryA2-3Loss14,00018Morris (?, ?)
20Sat Dec 26, 1908LiverpoolA1-1Draw25,00017Whitchurch (?)
21Mon Dec 28, 1908Manchester CityH0-2Loss12,00017
22Sat Jan 02, 1909Sheffield UnitedH0-2Loss10,00017
23Sat Jan 09, 1909Aston VillaA2-1Win18,00017Marrison (?), West (?)
24Sat Jan 23, 1909The WednesdayA0-3Loss8,00017
25Sat Jan 30, 1909SunderlandH4-0Win10,00017Hughes (?), Marrison (?), West (?, ?)
26Sat Feb 13, 1909Blackburn RoversH2-1Win10,00017Marrison (?), West (?)
27Sat Feb 27, 1909Manchester UnitedH2-0Win6,00017Marrison (?), West (?)
28Sat Mar 20, 1909Woolwich ArsenalA2-1Win10,00017West (?, ?)
29Wed Mar 24, 1909EvertonA3-3Draw1,50016Marrison (?), West (?, ?)
30Sat Mar 27, 1909Notts CountyH1-0Win14,00015West (?)
31Tue Mar 30, 1909Bradford CityA1-1Draw8,00014Whitchurch (?)
32Sat Apr 03, 1909Newcastle UnitedA1-1Draw30,00015Morris (?)
33Sat Apr 10, 1909Bristol CityH1-1Draw10,00015Gilligan (? OG)
34Mon Apr 12, 1909BuryH0-2Loss14,00017
35Tue Apr 13, 1909Manchester CityA1-2Loss3,00017Needham (?)
36Sat Apr 17, 1909Preston North EndA1-1Draw4,00018West (?)
37Wed Apr 21, 1909Leicester FosseH12-0Win5,00013Hughes (?), Hooper (?, ?, ?), West (?, ?, ?), Morris (?, ?), Spouncer (?, ?, ?)
38Sat Apr 24, 1909MiddlesbroughH4-1Win8,00010Hughes (?), West (?, ?), Morris (?)

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Jan 16, 1909Aston Villa1H2-0Win14,000Hooper (?), Spouncer (?)
Sat Feb 06, 1909Brentford2H1-0Win16,000West (?)
Sat Feb 20, 1909Millwall3H3-1Win20,000Hooper (?), West (?, ?)
Sat Mar 13, 1909Derby CountyQuarterA0-3Loss16,000

Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Sep 15, 1908Bradford Park AvenueEnglandA2-1Win-Shearman (?), West (?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (2) - £0 Out (4) - £0
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Fred RowanBoughtArthur GreenSold
May 01, 1908William BirchBoughtHarry LinacreRetired
William ShearmanSold
Dec 28, 1908William BirchSold


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num Country PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
Goalkeepers
GK EnglandHarry Linacre3414416
Defenders
D WalesEdwin Hughes41168173
D EnglandJames Iremonger8341
Midfielders
M EnglandGeorge Maltby3615516
MGeorge Wolfe267712
MRichard Butler11
M ScotlandThomas Gibson7232
M EnglandWalter Dudley4217817
MWilliam Shearman211
Forwards
F EnglandAlf Spouncer2412664
F WalesArthur Green6243
F EnglandBill Hooper411781610
F EnglandEnoch West3817516251
FFred Rowan11
F EnglandGeorge Needham1610151
F WalesGrenville Morris371561611
FHerbert Whitchurch82332
F EnglandJack Armstrong4117816
F EnglandThomas Marrison401771610
F EnglandWilliam Birch135262


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
25Enoch West38
11Grenville Morris37
10Bill Hooper41
10Thomas Marrison40
4Alf Spouncer24
3Arthur Green6
3Edwin Hughes41
2Herbert Whitchurch8
2William Birch13
1George Needham16
1Own Goals42


LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Blackburn RoversSat Oct 10, 1908Away3-0Sat Feb 13, 1909Home2-1
Leicester FosseSat Nov 07, 1908Away3-0Wed Apr 21, 1909Home12-0