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SEASON: 1943-44


Prev Season: 1942-43
This Season: 1943-44
Next Season: 1944-45
DIVISION:
World War II
MANAGER(s):

Due to the Second World War, three initial leagues were in place this year.
A London league ran for 30 games, while separate West and Northern divisions ran until Christmas. These two separate leagues were combined for a full league for the rest of the season.
Also competed for was a Wartime Cup to replace the FA Cup. The first 9 Combined League games were also qualifying games for the cup, with the top 32 qualifying for the knockout rounds. Forest finished 34th and failed to qualify, so competed in a Midland Cup instead
FA Cup:
-
League Cup:
-

Top Goalscorer:

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

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)
Not included: Week 1 game against Chesterfield (1-2) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
0
Lowest League Attendance:
0
Average League Attendance:
0
Highest Cup Attendance:
0
Lowest Cup Attendance:
0

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


END OF SEASON TABLE (1943-44)



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GAMES
Manager for all games: Billy Walker

WWII Main League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 28, 1943ChesterfieldH1-2Loss3,503Beswick (?)
2Sat Sep 04, 1943ChesterfieldA1-3Loss3,603Rhodes (?)
3Sat Sep 11, 1943Lincoln CityA0-3Loss-
4Sat Sep 18, 1943Lincoln CityH8-1Win2,500Beaumont (?, ?, ?), Wattie (?), Flewitt (?, ?, ?), Walker (?)
5Sat Sep 25, 1943Mansfield TownH1-2Loss5,000Flewitt (?)
6Sat Oct 02, 1943Mansfield TownA1-0Win3,500Walker (?)
7Sat Oct 09, 1943Sheffield UnitedA1-1Draw-Flewitt (?)
8Sat Oct 16, 1943Sheffield UnitedH4-0Win-Wheatley (?), Dulson (?), Flewitt (?, ?)
9Sat Oct 23, 1943Derby CountyH4-3Win5,641Flewitt (?), Delaney (? OG), Johnson (?, ?)
10Sat Oct 30, 1943Derby CountyA1-3Loss8,000Flewitt (?)
11Sat Nov 06, 1943Notts CountyA1-0Win6,000Johnson (?)
12Sat Nov 13, 1943Notts CountyH0-4Loss5,300
13Sat Nov 20, 1943Leicester CityH1-0Win-Dulson (?)
14Sat Nov 27, 1943Leicester CityA3-3Draw-Dulson (?), Johnson (?), Flewitt (?)
15Sat Dec 04, 1943Lincoln CityA2-2Draw-Beaumont (?), Johnson (?)
16Sat Dec 11, 1943Lincoln CityH1-1Draw-Dulson (?)
17Sat Dec 18, 1943Northampton TownH2-2Draw1,631Walker (?), Dulson (?)
18Sat Dec 25, 1943Northampton TownA1-9Loss-? (?)


WWII Combined League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sun Dec 26, 1943Derby CountyA1-2Loss20,000Drury (?)
2Sat Jan 01, 1944Derby CountyH1-1Draw9,790Beaumont (?)
3Sat Jan 08, 1944Sheffield WednesdayA0-0Draw8,000
4Sat Jan 22, 1944Notts CountyH0-0Draw6,803
5Sat Jan 29, 1944Notts CountyA3-0Win8,000Hindley (?, ?), Beaumont (?)
6Sat Feb 05, 1944Mansfield TownA1-0Win6,320Beaumont (?)
7Sat Feb 12, 1944Mansfield TownH0-1Loss6,000
8Sat Feb 19, 1944Leicester CityH1-0Win5,829Beaumont (?)
9Sat Feb 26, 1944Leicester CityA1-1Draw-Wheatley (?)
10Sat Mar 04, 1944West Bromwich AlbionA1-0Win3,392Dulson (?)
11Sat Mar 11, 1944West Bromwich AlbionH3-2Win6,346Maund (?), Johnson (?, ?)
12Sat Mar 18, 1944WalsallA0-0Draw-
13Sat Mar 25, 1944WalsallH2-0Win5,000Dulson (?), Johnson (?)
16Mon Apr 10, 1944Notts CountyH3-0Win8,958Beaumont (?), Wheatley (?), Johnson (?)


WWII Wartime Cup
WeekDateOpponentRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
14Sat Apr 01, 1944Coventry City11H4-1Win6,192Johnson (?), Flewitt (?), Dulson (?, ?)
15Sat Apr 08, 1944Coventry City12A1-3Loss6,432Maund (?)
17Sat Apr 15, 1944Northampton Town21H5-0Win10,000Flewitt (?), Dulson (?, ?, ?, ?)
18Sat Apr 22, 1944Northampton Town22A1-3Loss-Dulson (?)
19Sat Apr 29, 1944West Bromwich Albion31A2-2Draw8,373Dulson (?, ?)
20Sat May 06, 1944West Bromwich Albion32H3-4Loss14,438Steele (?), Johnson (?), Smith (? OG)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (21) Out (22)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
A RhodesBoughtA RhodesSold
Bryn ElliottBoughtBilly BeanSold
Cliff HarrisonBoughtCliff HarrisonSold
Cliff HubbardBoughtCliff HubbardSold
D LongBoughtD LongSold
Eddie KilshawBoughtEddie KilshawSold
Fred HoggBoughtFrank BeeSold
Gardner (1943)BoughtFred HoggSold
Harry WylesBoughtFreddie SteeleSold
Jack HutchinsonBoughtGardner (1943)Sold
Jackie ParrBoughtGeorge HiattSold
John WattieBoughtHarry RileySold
Poole (1944)BoughtHarry WylesSold
Ray MiddletonBoughtJackie ParrSold
Ronnie HepworthBoughtJohn WattieSold
Seton AirlieBoughtKB HollisSold
Stanley FlewittBought1945Percy AshtonSold
Victor WalkerBoughtPoole (1944)Sold
Watson (1943)BoughtRay MiddletonSold
Mar 25, 1944Geoff Thomas (1944-60)BoughtRobertson (1943)Sold
Jan 01, 1946Tanner AllenBoughtSeton AirlieSold
Watson (1943)Sold


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
Goalkeepers
GKHarry Riley
GKJ Oakley
GKLaurie Platts
GKNorman Wilkinson
GKPercy Ashton
GKRay Middleton
Defenders
DBilly Bean
DEdward Blagg
DFrank Shufflebottom
DGeoff Thomas (1944-60)
DHarry Wyles
DJackie Parr
DJoe Crofts
DKB Hollis
DPoole (1944)
DReg Trim
DRonnie Hepworth
DWatson (1943)
Midfielders
MA Rhodes
MBob McCall
MBryn Elliott
MCliff Harrison
MCliff Hubbard
MD Long
MEddie Kilshaw
MFrank Hindley
MJ Beswick
MJack Hutchinson
MJohn Maund
MRaich Carter
MRobert Davies
MSeton Airlie
MTanner Allen
MVictor Walker
MWilliam Baxter
Forwards
FEF Smith
FEric Betts
FFrank Bee
FFrank Johnson
FFred Hogg
FFreddie Steele
FGardner (1943)
FGeorge Drury
FGeorge Hiatt
FHarry Egan
FJohn Wattie
FLen Beaumont
FLes Jones
FRalph Dulson
FRobertson (1943)
FRoland Wheatley
FStanley Flewitt


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames


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