SEASON: 1945-46


Prev Season: 1944-45
This Season: 1945-46
Next Season: 1946-47
DIVISION:
World War II
MANAGER(s):
Billy Walker
FA Cup:
3rd Round (Watford (N) 0-1)
League Cup:
Did not exist

Top Goalscorer:
Eddie Barks, Tanner Allen (1 goal)

WHAT HAPPENED
This was the final season of the Wartime Leagues. The FA Cup was also reinstated as a full competition this year

TABLE

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GAME COUNTS
Competitive Games:
3
Competitive Goals:
2
Goals per game:
.7
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
Scored2 times
Conceded3 times
Won By
Lost By1 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)
Not included: Week 1 game against Chelsea (4-0) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
-
Lowest League Attendance:
-
Average League Attendance:
-
Highest Cup Attendance:
15,394 (Watford)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
15,394 (Watford)

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
0
Yellow Cards:
0
Red Cards:
0   
Own goals (for):
0   (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
2   (scored by us for opponents)   (Ted Blagg, Ted Blagg)
Penalties scored:
0
Penalties conceded:
0
Penalties missed:
0
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
Manager for all games: Billy Walker
WWII Main League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 25, 1945ChelseaA4-021,299Mee (?, ?), Johnston (?), Long (?)
2Sat Sep 01, 1945ChelseaH0-123,444
3Sat Sep 08, 1945MillwallH2-216,523Betts (?, ?)
4Wed Sep 12, 1945FulhamH1-115,539Johnston (?)
5Sat Sep 15, 1945MillwallA1-216,928Mee (?)
6Mon Sep 17, 1945Plymouth ArgyleH2-011,785Mee (?), Blenkinsopp (?)
7Sat Sep 22, 1945SouthamptonA2-514,639North (?, ?)
8Sat Sep 29, 1945SouthamptonH4-016,890North (?), Johnston (?, ?), Barks (?)
9Sat Oct 06, 1945Derby CountyH1-130,516North (?)
10Sat Oct 13, 1945Derby CountyA2-322,271Johnston (?, ?)
11Sat Oct 20, 1945Leicester CityA0-014,861
12Sat Oct 27, 1945Leicester CityH1-119,892Barks (?)
13Sat Nov 03, 1945Coventry CityH0-015,042
14Sat Nov 10, 1945Coventry CityA4-110,819Barks (?, ?), Johnston (?), Ledger (?)
15Sat Nov 17, 1945Luton TownA4-17,248Johnston (?, ?), North (?), Barks (?)
16Sat Nov 24, 1945Luton TownH0-215,717
17Sat Dec 01, 1945Aston VillaA1-327,966North (?)
18Sat Dec 08, 1945Aston VillaH1-325,694Barks (?)
19Sat Dec 15, 1945ArsenalA2-217,500North (?), Mee (?)
20Sat Dec 22, 1945ArsenalH3-220,202Johnston (?, ?), Allen (?)
21Tue Dec 25, 1945Charlton AthleticH0-229,310
22Wed Dec 26, 1945Charlton AthleticA0-225,943
23Sun Dec 30, 1945FulhamA3-318,457Johnston (?, ?, ?)
24Sat Jan 12, 1946PortsmouthA2-218,000Johnston (?), Simpson (?)
25Sat Jan 19, 1946PortsmouthH3-011,713Johnston (?, ?), O'Donnell (?)
26Sat Jan 26, 1946Swansea TownH2-212,641North (?), O'Donnell (?)
27Sat Feb 02, 1946Swansea TownA3-312,846Simpson (?), Johnston (?), North (?)
28Sat Feb 16, 1946Newport CountyA4-212,000North (?, ?), Mee (?), O'Donnell (?)
29Sat Feb 23, 1946Wolverhampton WanderersA0-420,349
30Sat Mar 02, 1946Wolverhampton WanderersA0-025,000
31Sat Mar 09, 1946West Ham UnitedH1-120,000Johnston (?)
32Sat Mar 16, 1946West Ham UnitedA3-118,000Mee (?, ?), Johnston (?)
33Sat Mar 23, 1946West Bromwich AlbionA0-119,755
34Sat Mar 30, 1946West Bromwich AlbionH0-221,559
35Sat Apr 06, 1946Birmingham CityH1-024,289Barks (?)
36Sat Apr 13, 1946Birmingham CityA1-225,000Johnston (?)
37Fri Apr 19, 1946Tottenham HotspurA2-324,000Johnston (?), Pimbley (?)
38Sat Apr 20, 1946BrentfordH2-019,704O'Donnell (?), Mee (?)
39Mon Apr 22, 1946Tottenham HotspurH0-218,464
40Tue Apr 23, 1946Newport CountyH7-27,341Johnston (?, ?, ?), O'Donnell (?, ?, ?), Brown (?)
41Sat Apr 27, 1946BrentfordA1-5-Johnston (?)
42Sat May 04, 1946Plymouth ArgyleA2-319,209Mee (?), Jones (?)

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Sat Jan 05, 1946Watford3H1-115,394Allen (18')
Wed Jan 09, 1946Watford3A1-17,008Barks (42')
Wed Jan 16, 1946Watford31N0-16,500

Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreAttScorers
Wed Aug 15, 1945Notts CountyEnglandH3-2-? (?, ?, ?)
Thu Aug 16, 1945Derby CountyEnglandH1-47,792? (?)

Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreAttScorers
Wed Oct 24, 1945British Army Of The RhineBritainN1-45,000North (?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (6) - £0 Out (16) - £0
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
A WilliamsBoughtA WilliamsSold
Fred WhiteBoughtF PayneSold
Ken LedgerBoughtFrank JohnsonSold
T SimmsBoughtFred WhiteSold
December 1945Reg SavageBoughtHarry EganSold
Jan 19, 1946Frank O'DonnellBoughtJack SurteesRetired
Joe CroftsSold
John MaundSold
Ken LedgerSold
Ralph DulsonSold
Ray PaulSold
Reg TrimSold
T SimmsSold
Thomas ClarkSold
Tom PeacockSold
Jun 07, 1946Victor WalkerSold


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
GKAlick Grant England28
GK Danny Canning Wales19
GKF Payne
GKFred White England28
GKJ Hall
GKLaurie Platts England23
GK Reg Savage England33321
Defenders
DDoug Woodman
D Frank Shufflebottom England27
D Geoff Thomas (1944-60) England1922
DJoe Crofts England30
D Reg Trim England31
Midfielders
M Bill Morley England20
M Bob McCall England29211
M Eddie Barks England233211
MFrank O'Donnell Scotland33
MGeorge Pritty England30
M Gordon Brown England16
MJames Cronkshaw England
M John Maund England29
MJohnny Hancocks England26
MKen Ledger England
M Noel Simpson England22321
M Raich Carter England31
MRay Paul
M Robert Davies Wales31
MT Simms
MTanner Allen England203211
M Ted Blagg England27321
M Thomas Clark Wales31
M Tom Blenkinsopp England25
MVictor Walker England23211
M William Baxter England27321
Forwards
FA Williams
F Colin Rawson England1811
FD Pimbley
FEric Betts England20
FFrank Johnson
FFreddie Martin England19
FGeorge Mee England22321
FHarry Egan England33
F Ian McPherson Scotland25
FJack Surtees England34
FLes Jones Wales34
FRalph Dulson19
F Roland 'Tot' Leverton England19
F Tom Hinchliffe England31
F Tom Johnston Scotland26321
FTom North England2522
F Tom Peacock England32
FTom Weston
F Fred Hogg England27
B Long
Charles Morgan


GOALSCORERS


Number of different scorers: 15
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
1Eddie Barks3
1Tanner Allen3


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



LEAGUE DOUBLES (AGAINST)
Home and away losses for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score