SEASON: 1916-17


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DIVISION:
World War I
MANAGER(s):
FA Cup:
Not started
League Cup:
Not started

Top Goalscorer:


WHAT HAPPENED
Due to the First World War, a regional league of 16 Midlands clubs was established for the main part of the season, and then a smaller regional league of 4 clubs was competed for to fill the rest of the season.

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GAME COUNTS
ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
0
Competitive Goals:
0
Goals per game:

LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
League Points:
out of 0 (2 points per win)
Points Percentage:
%

GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored
Conceded
Won By
Lost By

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)


ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
-
Lowest League Attendance:
-
Average League Attendance:
-
Highest Cup Attendance:
-
Lowest Cup Attendance:
-

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


GAMES
 
Manager for all games: Bob Masters
WWI Initial Tournament
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
Sat Sep 02, 1916Notts CountyH4-3Win6,000Martin (?), Tinsley (?), Banks (?), Bell (?)
Sat Sep 09, 1916Rotherham CountyA1-2Loss7,000Tinsley (?)
Sat Sep 16, 1916Huddersfield TownH0-1Loss4,000
Sat Sep 23, 1916Lincoln CityA2-1Win-Birch (?, ?)
Sat Sep 30, 1916Sheffield WednesdayH5-1Win7,000Bell (?, ?, ?), Birch (?), Banks (?)
Sat Oct 07, 1916Bradford Park AvenueA0-1Loss1,500
Sat Oct 14, 1916Birmingham CityH0-4Loss4,000
Sat Oct 21, 1916Hull CityA1-3Loss2,000Tinsley (?)
Sat Oct 28, 1916ChesterfieldA3-0Win4,000Godfrey (?), Birch (?), C Jones (? OG)
Sat Nov 04, 1916BarnsleyH3-0Win3,000Birch (?), Tinsley (?, ? pen)
Sat Nov 11, 1916Leeds CityA1-3Loss5,000Furbur (?)
Sat Nov 18, 1916Sheffield UnitedH0-0Draw1,000
Sat Nov 25, 1916Bradford CityA2-3Loss2,000Godfrey (?, ?)
Sat Dec 02, 1916Leicester FosseH2-0Win3,000Godfrey (?, ?)
Sat Dec 09, 1916Notts CountyA2-2Draw4,000Tinsley (?), Wightman (?)
Sat Dec 16, 1916Rotherham CountyH2-3Loss500Wightman (?), Tinsley (?)
Sat Dec 23, 1916Huddersfield TownA2-1Win500Tinsley (?), Godfrey (?)
Mon Dec 25, 1916Grimsby TownH5-1Win3,000Godfrey (?, ?), Banks (?), Birch (?, ?)
Tue Dec 26, 1916Grimsby TownA1-1Draw3,000Tinsley (?)
Sat Dec 30, 1916Lincoln CityH2-0Win3,000Birch (?), Godfrey (?)
Sat Jan 06, 1917Sheffield WednesdayA4-1Win4,000Tinsley (?, ?, ?), Birch (?)
Sat Jan 13, 1917Bradford Park AvenueH0-1Loss2,000
Sat Jan 20, 1917Birmingham CityA0-1Loss8,000
Sat Jan 27, 1917Hull CityH3-0Win2,000Birch (?, ?), Tinsley (?)
Sat Feb 03, 1917ChesterfieldH3-0Win2,000Godfrey (?), Tinsley (?), Birch (?)
Sat Feb 10, 1917BarnsleyA1-0Win1,500? (?)
Sat Feb 17, 1917Leeds CityH3-3Draw3,000Tinsley (?), Godfrey (?, ?)
Sat Feb 24, 1917Sheffield UnitedA4-1Win3,000Godfrey (?, ?), Biggin (?), Tinsley (? pen)
Sat Mar 03, 1917Bradford CityH0-1Loss2,000
Sat Mar 10, 1917Leicester FosseA1-1Draw2,000Godfrey (?)

WWI Second Tournament
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
Sat Mar 24, 1917Notts CountyA2-2Draw4,000Birch (?), Banks (?)
Sat Mar 31, 1917Leicester FosseH1-0Win3,000Tinsley (?)
Fri Apr 06, 1917Birmingham CityH3-3Draw3,000Jones (?), Tinsley (?), Birch (?)
Mon Apr 09, 1917Birmingham CityA3-4Loss4,000Jones (?, ?), Birch (?)
Sat Apr 14, 1917Notts CountyH2-3Loss5,000Burton (?), Birch (?)
Sat Apr 21, 1917Leicester FosseA1-2Loss3,000Wightman (?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (12) - £0 Out (11) - £0
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Claude JephcottBoughtClaude JephcottSold
Cooke (1917)BoughtCooke (1917)Sold
Cutts (1916-17)BoughtErnest GadsdenSold
Ernest GadsdenBoughtFurburSold
Frank CownleyBoughtGeorge LawrenceSold
FurburBoughtHarrison (1916)Sold
George LawrenceBoughtJack BellSold
Harrison (1916)BoughtJoseph KirkwoodSold
Haydn BigginBoughtPercy CullinSold
John PooleBoughtThomas BenfieldSold
Joseph KirkwoodBought1905Sam TimminsSold
1919Joe MillsBought


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 EnglandAlbert Iremonger
GKGeorge Lawrence
GKHarrison (1916)
GK EnglandSam HardyWartime guest from Aston Villa
Defenders
DCutts (1916-17)
DErnest Gadsden
DFrank Cownley
D EnglandHarold Bulling
D EnglandHarold Wightman
D EnglandHarry Jones
DJoseph Kirkwood
D EnglandPercy Cullin
Midfielders
M EnglandClaude Jephcott
MFurbur
M EnglandHarry Lowe
M EnglandHaydn Biggin
M EnglandJoby Godfrey
M EnglandJoe Mills
M EnglandJohn Poole
M EnglandThomas Benfield
Forwards
FCooke (1917)
F EnglandHenry Martin
F EnglandJack Armstrong
F EnglandJack Bell
F EnglandJames Birch
F EnglandNoah Burton
F EnglandSticker Banks
F EnglandWalter Tinsley
FW Timmins
B Hall


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames


LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score