SEASON: 1925-26


Prev Season: 1924-25
This Season: 1925-26
Next Season: 1926-27
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)
MANAGER(s):
John Baynes
FA Cup:
Quarter Final (Bolton Wanderers (N) 0-1)
League Cup:
Did not exist

Top Goalscorer:
Sid Gibson (11 goals)

TABLE

SECOND DIVISION (Tier 2) - 1925-26
SEASON END TABLE Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHomeAway
1The Wednesday42276988481902611786727311.8333360Promoted as Champions2-00-2
2Derby County422571077421722571785820251.8333357Promoted1-20-2
3Chelsea421914976491074422297534271.55102521-50-0
4Wolverhampton Wanderers4221714846015425515631229451.40000491-40-4
5Swansea Town42191112775713625016651027411.35088490-20-3
6Blackpool42171114766912634116551135531.10145451-10-3
7Oldham Athletic4218816746214435224441322381.19355441-13-8
8Port Vale4219617796915335318431426511.14493442-01-1
9South Shields4218816746511645029721224361.13846444-11-3
10Middlesbrough4221219776814165628711321401.13235441-00-1
11Portsmouth42171015797412454827561031471.06757443-11-5
12Preston North End421871771841722542815151756.84524434-00-2
13Hull City4216917636111464019551123421.03279414-01-4
14Southampton4215819636311283925461124381.00000381-20-2
15Darlington421410187277957513155112146.93506382-00-0
16Bradford City421310194766957282645121940.71212360-01-0
17Nottingham Forest421482051731146382534141348.6986336
18Barnsley4212121858841074382225142062.69048364-21-4
19Fulham421112194677867322936121448.59740342-22-0
20Clapton Orient42129215065867302143142044.76923331-01-0
21Stoke City42128225477858322343142254.7013032Relegated1-21-1
22Stockport County4289255197876342802191769.5257725Relegated2-00-3
Points per win: 2

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LEAGUE POSITIONS
GAME COUNTS
Competitive Games:
48
Competitive Goals:
57
Goals per game:
1.2
League Games:
42
League Points:
36 out of 84 (2 points per win)
Points Percentage:
42.9%


GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored19 times8 times2 times4 times
Conceded8 times11 times4 times4 times3 times
Won By6 times8 times1 time2 times
Lost By5 times6 times6 times3 times1 time

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 15-141101 Chelsea (1-5), Chelsea (0-0), Middlesbrough (0-1), Derby County (0-2), The Wednesday (0-2)
2 2-------
3 311--202 The Wednesday (2-0)
4 41-1-111 Oldham Athletic (1-1)
5 51-1-111 Port Vale (1-1)
6 632-1634 Port Vale (2-0), Swansea Town (0-2), South Shields (4-1)
7 711--102 Middlesbrough (1-0)
8 81--1030 Blackpool (0-3)
9 931-28122 Hull City (1-4), Preston North End (4-0), Oldham Athletic (3-8)
10 104112483 Blackpool (1-1), Wolverhampton Wanderers (1-4), Bradford City (1-0), South Shields (1-3)
11 111--1120 Derby County (1-2)
12 122--2170 Portsmouth (1-5), Preston North End (0-2)
132 1321-1432 Swansea Town (0-3), Hull City (4-0)
14 141--1040 Wolverhampton Wanderers (0-4)
1510 15211-313 Portsmouth (3-1), Bradford City (0-0)
168 16-------
1735 1722--624 Barnsley (4-2), Darlington (2-0)
1839 183-12371 Stoke City (1-1), Barnsley (1-4), Southampton (1-2)
1996 1922--304 Clapton Orient (1-0), Fulham (2-0)
2030 201-1-221 Fulham (2-2)
2125 2121-1222 Clapton Orient (1-0), Stoke City (1-2)
22 2231-2252 Southampton (0-2), Stockport County (0-3), Stockport County (2-0)
Not included: Week 1 game against Darlington (0-0) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
19,549 (Derby County)
Lowest League Attendance:
3,460 (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Average League Attendance:
8,965
Highest Cup Attendance:
-
Lowest Cup Attendance:
-

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
18
Yellow Cards:
0
Red Cards:
0   
Own goals (for):
1   (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
0   (scored by us for opponents)   
Penalties scored:
0
Penalties conceded:
0
Penalties missed:
0
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
Manager for all games: John Baynes
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 29, 1925DarlingtonA0-013,47813
2Mon Aug 31, 1925ChelseaH1-59,98115Harrow (? OG)
3Sat Sep 05, 1925BlackpoolH1-18,68317Galloway (?)
4Mon Sep 07, 1925ChelseaA0-022,35215
5Sat Sep 12, 1925SouthamptonA0-29,30417
6Sat Sep 19, 1925Wolverhampton WanderersH1-43,46019Marshall (?)
7Sat Sep 26, 1925Derby CountyH1-219,54920Burton (?)
8Sat Oct 03, 1925Bradford CityA1-016,33818Gibson (?)
9Sat Oct 10, 1925Port ValeH2-010,64219Galloway (?), Flood (?)
10Mon Oct 12, 1925Hull CityA1-44,83919Gibson (?)
11Sat Oct 17, 1925Swansea TownA0-316,84519
12Sat Oct 24, 1925The WednesdayH2-012,24419Spaven (?), Burton (?)
13Sat Oct 31, 1925MiddlesbroughA0-116,49019
14Sat Nov 07, 1925PortsmouthH3-14,12018Morgan (?), Galloway (?), Flood (?)
15Sat Nov 14, 1925Stockport CountyA0-37,70618
16Sat Nov 21, 1925FulhamH2-26,48119Gibson (?), Spaven (?)
17Sat Nov 28, 1925South ShieldsA1-34,29319Stocks (?)
18Sat Dec 05, 1925Preston North EndH4-06,64819Morgan (?), Gibson (?, ?), Hodgkinson (?)
19Sat Dec 12, 1925Stoke CityA1-19,08219Gibson (?)
20Sat Dec 19, 1925Oldham AthleticH1-17,20918Gibson (?)
21Fri Dec 25, 1925BarnsleyH4-210,53717Morgan (?), Walker (?, ?), Galloway (?)
22Mon Dec 28, 1925BarnsleyA1-46,04718Jones (?)
23Sat Jan 02, 1926DarlingtonH2-08,70317Walker (?), Galloway (?)
24Sat Jan 16, 1926BlackpoolA0-36,68619
25Sat Jan 23, 1926SouthamptonH1-26,78119Barratt (?)
26Sat Feb 06, 1926Derby CountyA0-219,07619
27Mon Feb 08, 1926Wolverhampton WanderersA0-44,94019
28Sat Feb 13, 1926Bradford CityH0-08,03620
29Sat Feb 27, 1926Swansea TownH0-213,35420
30Sat Mar 13, 1926MiddlesbroughH1-010,67521Flood (?)
31Sat Mar 20, 1926PortsmouthA1-512,47421Flood (?)
32Mon Mar 22, 1926The WednesdayA0-29,97521
33Sat Mar 27, 1926Stockport CountyH2-06,91321Barratt (?), Flood (?)
34Fri Apr 02, 1926Clapton OrientA1-015,69518Gibson (?)
35Sat Apr 03, 1926FulhamA2-019,34618Barratt (?), Gibson (?)
36Mon Apr 05, 1926Clapton OrientH1-013,37618Lynas (?)
37Sat Apr 10, 1926South ShieldsH4-18,15618Gibson (?), Stocks (?, ?), Burton (?)
38Mon Apr 12, 1926Port ValeA1-15,20717Stocks (?)
39Sat Apr 17, 1926Preston North EndA0-28,45017
40Wed Apr 21, 1926Hull CityH4-04,70616Barratt (?), Stocks (?), Burton (?), Lynas (?)
41Sat Apr 24, 1926Stoke CityH1-28,02717Stocks (?)
42Sat May 01, 1926Oldham AthleticA3-83,96617Stocks (?), Burton (?, ?)

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Sat Jan 09, 1926Bradford City3H1-0-Gibson (?)
Sat Jan 30, 1926Swindon Town4H2-0-Walker (?, ?)
Sat Feb 20, 1926Southend United5A1-0-Walker (?)
Sat Mar 06, 1926Bolton WanderersQuarterH2-2-Stocks (?), Burton (?)
Wed Mar 10, 1926Bolton WanderersQuarter1A0-0-
Mon Mar 15, 1926Bolton WanderersQuarter2N0-1-

Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreAttScorers
Wed Oct 28, 1925Notts CountyEnglandA2-2-Galloway (?, ?)
Mon May 03, 1926Northampton TownEnglandA1-1-Stocks (?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (7) - £0 Out (8) - £0
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Henry MarsdenBoughtArthur TilfordSold
J Scott (1926)BoughtHarry MarshallSold
Joseph AshworthBoughtJ Scott (1926)Sold
Joseph TaylorBoughtJoseph AshworthSold
Ralph LynasBoughtVincent HodgkinsonSold
Vincent HodgkinsonBought1926Jack SpavenSold
Jun 01, 1925Charlie JonesBoughtApr 17, 1926Charlie FloodSold
May 01, 1927Alfred BennettSold


SQUAD
*Age = Player age on August 1stSeason Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num Player Country Age* P W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
Goalkeepers
GK Alfred Bennett England26211
GK Len Langford England264617920
Defenders
D Fred Parker England31422
DHenry Marsden236114
D William 'Bill' Thompson4316918
Midfielders
MArthur Tilford England227313
M Gerry Morgan N. Ireland2643178183
MJ Scott (1926)11
MJohn Saxton321
MJoseph Taylor11
M Sid Gibson England264617101911
Forwards
F Bob Wallace Scotland323814915
FCharlie Flood England292363145
FCharlie Jones Wales2537167141
FCyril Stocks2110388
F Duncan Walker Scotland2595226
FHarry Marshall England203121
F Jack Spaven England33112362
FJackie Belton England304717921
FJoseph Ashworth England23321
F Noah Burton England282896137
F Percy Barratt England26471710204
FRalph Lynas218492
FRandolph Galloway England2829107125
FVincent Hodgkinson91261


GOALSCORERS


Number of different scorers: 14
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
11Sid Gibson46
8Cyril Stocks21
7Noah Burton28
6Duncan Walker9
5Charlie Flood23
5Randolph Galloway29
4Percy Barratt47
3Gerry Morgan43
2Jack Spaven11
2Ralph Lynas21
1Charlie Jones37
1Harry Marshall3
1Own Goals48
1Vincent Hodgkinson9


LEAGUE DOUBLES (FOR)
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Clapton OrientFri Apr 02, 1926Away1-0Mon Apr 05, 1926Home1-0



LEAGUE DOUBLES (AGAINST)
Home and away losses for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Derby CountySat Sep 26, 1925Home1-2Sat Feb 06, 1926Away0-2
SouthamptonSat Sep 12, 1925Away0-2Sat Jan 23, 1926Home1-2
Swansea TownSat Oct 17, 1925Away0-3Sat Feb 27, 1926Home0-2
Wolverhampton WanderersSat Sep 19, 1925Home1-4Mon Feb 08, 1926Away0-4