SEASON: 1936-37


Prev Season: 1935-36
This Season: 1936-37
Next Season: 1937-38
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)
MANAGER(s):
Harold Wightman
FA Cup:
3rd Round (Sheffield United (H) 2-4)
League Cup:
Not started

Top Goalscorer:
Boy Martin (31 goals)

LEAGUE POSITIONS

SEASON END TABLE
SECOND DIVISION (Tier 2) - 1936-37 Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHomeAway
1Leicester City4224810895714435626104733311.56156Promoted as Champions0-31-2
2Blackpool4224711885313444919113739341.66055Promoted1-11-7
3Bury422281274551344462694828291.345521-01-1
4Newcastle United4222515805611374523112835331.429490-22-3
5Plymouth Argyle4218131171531164422277729311.340492-31-4
6West Ham United42191112735514524718561026371.327491-02-2
7Sheffield United42181014665416414814261318401.222461-11-4
8Coventry City4217111466541155351966931351.222451-12-2
9Aston Villa4216121482701065473066935401.171441-11-1
10Tottenham Hotspur4217916886613355726461131401.333433-01-2
11Fulham4215131471611155432448928371.164435-32-5
12Blackburn Rovers4216101670621137493257921301.129422-01-9
13Burnley4216101657611155372055112041.934421-20-3
14Barnsley421691750641164302353132041.781414-10-1
15Chesterfield421681884891236543445123055.944402-22-4
16Swansea Town421572050651425401615151049.769376-10-1
17Norwich City42148206371867382962132542.887363-40-4
18Nottingham Forest4212102068901065423024152660.75634
19Southampton4211121953771083382514161552.688341-13-0
20Bradford Park Avenue421292152881047333325141955.591333-22-3
21Bradford City42912215494885363114161863.57430Relegated2-11-2
22Doncaster Rovers42710253084669182914161255.35724Relegated2-12-0

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GAME COUNTS
ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
43
Competitive Goals:
70
Goals per game:
1.6

LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42
League Points:
34 out of 84 (2 points per win)
Points Percentage:
40.5%

GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored17 times13 times4 times1 time2 times
Conceded13 times9 times6 times6 times3 times
Won By5 times3 times3 times1 time
Lost By10 times3 times5 times1 time2 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 13-3-333 Aston Villa (1-1), Bury (1-1), Blackpool (1-1)
2 22--2350 Plymouth Argyle (2-3), Leicester City (1-2)
3 311--102 Bury (1-0)
42 41--1170 Blackpool (1-7)
53 5-------
62 62-2-332 Coventry City (2-2), Sheffield United (1-1)
75 71--1030 Leicester City (0-3)
84 84-13391 Aston Villa (1-1), Newcastle United (0-2), Sheffield United (1-4), Burnley (1-2)
97 943-11056 Plymouth Argyle (1-4), Barnsley (4-1), Blackburn Rovers (2-0), Tottenham Hotspur (3-0)
1014 104-226102 Southampton (1-1), Coventry City (1-1), Fulham (2-5), Newcastle United (2-3)
112 111-1-221 West Ham United (2-2)
1210 121--1120 Tottenham Hotspur (1-2)
13 132--23130 Chesterfield (2-4), Blackburn Rovers (1-9)
1414 14-------
15 1532-1724 West Ham United (1-0), Swansea Town (0-1), Swansea Town (6-1)
161 1611--532 Fulham (5-3)
177 1721-1242 Doncaster Rovers (2-0), Norwich City (0-4)
1836 1811--302 Southampton (3-0)
1910 193111443 Chesterfield (2-2), Bradford City (2-1), Barnsley (0-1)
2093 2021-1662 Norwich City (3-4), Bradford Park Avenue (3-2)
2131 211--1120 Bradford City (1-2)
224 2221-1442 Bradford Park Avenue (2-3), Doncaster Rovers (2-1)
Not included: Week 1 game against Burnley (0-3) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
35,122 (Aston Villa)
Lowest League Attendance:
4,000 (Plymouth Argyle)
Average League Attendance:
16,171
Highest Cup Attendance:
21,682 (Sheffield United)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
21,682 (Sheffield United)

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
6
Yellow cards:
0
Red cards:
0
Own goals (for):
1 (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
(scored by us for opponents)
Penalties scored:
1
Penalties conceded:
0
Penalties missed:
2
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
Manager for all games: Harold Wightman
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 29, 1936BurnleyA0-3Loss11,49822
2Wed Sep 02, 1936Aston VillaH1-1Draw35,12221Brown (?)
3Sat Sep 05, 1936FulhamH5-3Win13,49411Martin (?, ?), Peacock (?, ?, ?)
4Mon Sep 07, 1936Aston VillaA1-1Draw27,8828Martin (?)
5Sat Sep 12, 1936Doncaster RoversA2-0Win11,2014Bowden (?), Martin (?)
6Wed Sep 16, 1936SouthamptonH1-1Draw14,3005Martin (?)
7Sat Sep 19, 1936Coventry CityH1-1Draw21,1466Martin (?)
8Sat Sep 26, 1936Plymouth ArgyleA1-4Loss18,00012Martin (?)
9Sat Oct 03, 1936West Ham UnitedH1-0Win20,3269Martin (?)
10Sat Oct 10, 1936ChesterfieldH2-2Draw17,20010Martin (?, ?)
11Sat Oct 17, 1936Norwich CityA0-4Loss13,41710
12Sat Oct 24, 1936Newcastle UnitedH0-2Loss20,17114
13Sat Oct 31, 1936Bradford Park AvenueA2-3Loss11,90218Surtees (?), Burgin (?)
14Sat Nov 07, 1936BarnsleyH4-1Win12,66914Martin (?, ?, ?), Simpson (?)
15Sat Nov 14, 1936Sheffield UnitedA1-4Loss18,34818Surtees (?)
16Sat Nov 28, 1936BlackpoolA1-7Loss12,29419Gardiner (?)
17Sat Dec 05, 1936Blackburn RoversH2-0Win10,69918Dent (?, ?)
18Sat Dec 12, 1936BuryA1-1Draw7,38117Dent (?)
19Sat Dec 19, 1936Leicester CityH0-3Loss24,01518
20Fri Dec 25, 1936Bradford CityH2-1Win17,37916Martin (?, ?)
21Sat Dec 26, 1936BurnleyH1-2Loss21,34018McNaughton (?)
22Mon Dec 28, 1936Bradford CityA1-2Loss6,86420Martin (?)
23Sat Jan 02, 1937FulhamA2-5Loss11,01420Pugh (?), Surtees (?)
24Sat Jan 09, 1937Doncaster RoversH2-1Win11,90720Martin (?), Gardiner (?)
25Sat Jan 23, 1937Coventry CityA2-2Draw14,39620Masters (?), Pugh (? pen)
26Wed Feb 03, 1937Plymouth ArgyleH2-3Loss4,00020Martin (?, ?)
27Sat Feb 06, 1937West Ham UnitedA2-2Draw26,06820McNaughton (?), Brown (?)
28Sat Feb 13, 1937ChesterfieldA2-4Loss10,22421Martin (?, ?)
29Sat Feb 20, 1937Norwich CityH3-4Loss11,10221Pugh (?), Surtees (?), Martin (?)
30Sat Mar 06, 1937Bradford Park AvenueH3-2Win10,80920Martin (?, ?), McNaughton (?)
31Sat Mar 13, 1937BarnsleyA0-1Loss8,19920
32Wed Mar 17, 1937Newcastle UnitedA2-3Loss3,86720Martin (?, ?)
33Sat Mar 20, 1937Sheffield UnitedH1-1Draw14,71820Betts (?)
34Fri Mar 26, 1937Swansea TownA0-1Loss11,74520
35Sat Mar 27, 1937Tottenham HotspurA1-2Loss23,80121Betts (?)
36Mon Mar 29, 1937Swansea TownH6-1Win17,36820Betts (?), Martin (?, ?), Burgin (?, ?), Brown (?)
37Sat Apr 03, 1937BlackpoolH1-1Draw18,67420Martin (?)
38Sat Apr 10, 1937Blackburn RoversA1-9Loss11,61420Pryde (? OG)
39Sat Apr 17, 1937BuryH1-0Win8,48420Betts (?)
40Wed Apr 21, 1937Tottenham HotspurH3-0Win14,68719Surtees (?, ?, ?)
41Sat Apr 24, 1937Leicester CityA1-2Loss24,26720Pugh (?)
42Sat May 01, 1937SouthamptonA3-0Win4,60918Burgin (?, ?, ?)

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Jan 16, 1937Sheffield United3H2-4Loss21,682Martin (?, ?)

County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Thu Oct 08, 1936NewarkSemiH3-1Win300Gardiner (?), Simpson (?), Dent (?)
Wed Oct 28, 1936Notts CountyFinalA0-1Loss3,501



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (10) - £0 Out (14) - £0
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Boy MartinBoughtArthur DexterRetired
Jack SurteesBoughtArthur MastersSold
Robert DaviesBoughtBilly McKinlaySold
William HardyBoughtHarry SmithSold
May 20, 1936Richard 'Dick' BrownBoughtHenry RaceSold
May 28, 1936John MunroBoughtHorace SmithSold
Jul 03, 1936Horace SmithBoughtJimmy BarringtonSold
Jul 03, 1936Meynell BurginBoughtJohnny DentRetired
Aug 01, 1936Alex WoodBoughtOswald BowdenSold
Jan 09, 1937Walter AlsfordBoughtRichard 'Dick' BrownSold
William HardySold
Nov 01, 1936Eric StubbsSold
May 30, 1937Alex WoodSold
Jun 1937William SimpsonSold


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 EnglandArthur Dexter215313
GK EnglandPercy Ashton22778
Defenders
D ScotlandBilly McKinlay266713
D EnglandJimmy Barrington11
D ScotlandJohn Munro185211
D EnglandTommy Graham339915
Midfielders
M USAAlex Wood22679
M EnglandArthur Masters51131
M EnglandBob McCall11
M EnglandDaniel Edgar43121021
M EnglandHarry Smith716
M EnglandHorace Smith11
M ScotlandJohn Getty6213
M WalesRobert Davies5113
M EnglandWalter Alsford19649
MWilliam Hardy11
Forwards
F EnglandArthur Betts134274
F N. IrelandBoy Martin381091931
F ScotlandCharlie Gardiner1734102
F EnglandEric Stubbs22
F ScotlandGibson McNaughton2384113
F EnglandHenry Race6222
F EnglandJack Surtees3195177
F EnglandJohnny Dent51133
FMeynell Burgin73136
F EnglandOswald Bowden51311
FRichard 'Dick' Brown204792
F WalesRobert Pugh36128164
F EnglandRoy Brown74121
F EnglandThomas Peacock72323
F EnglandWilliam Simpson2575131


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
31Boy Martin38
7Jack Surtees31
6Meynell Burgin7
4Arthur Betts13
4 (1)Robert Pugh36
3Gibson McNaughton23
3Johnny Dent5
3Thomas Peacock7
2Charlie Gardiner17
2Richard 'Dick' Brown20
1Arthur Masters5
1Oswald Bowden5
1Own Goals43
1Roy Brown7
1William Simpson25


LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Doncaster RoversSat Sep 12, 1936Away2-0Sat Jan 09, 1937Home2-1