SEASON: 1967-68


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This Season: 1967-68
Next Season: 1968-69
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)
MANAGER(s):
Johnny Carey
FA Cup:
4th Round (Leeds United (A) 1-2)
League Cup:
3rd Round (Burnley (A) 0-3)

Top Goalscorer:
Joe Baker (21 goals)

TABLE

FIRST DIVISION (Tier 1) - 1967-68
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
1Manchester City422661086431722521694834272.0000058European Cup0-30-2
2Manchester United422481089551524492196640341.6181856European Cup3-10-3
3Liverpool422211971401722511759720231.7750055Inter Cities Fairs Cup0-11-6
4Leeds United4222911714117314914561022271.7317153Inter Cities Fairs Cup0-21-1
5Everton4223613674018124313551124271.67500521-00-1
6Chelsea421812126268117334257592843.91176483-00-1
7Tottenham Hotspur4219914705911734420821126391.18644470-01-1
8West Bromwich Albion4217121375621245452558830371.2096846Cup Winners Cup3-21-2
9Arsenal42171015605612633723541223331.07143442-00-3
10Newcastle United4213151454671272382018121647.80597414-00-0
11Nottingham Forest4214111752641164342235131842.8125039Inter Cities Fairs Cup
12West Ham United4214101873698584330651030391.05797381-10-3
13Leicester City421312176469777373465102735.92754382-12-4
14Burnley4214101864711272381623162655.90141381-01-1
15Sunderland421311185161876282854122333.83607370-30-1
16Southampton421311186683984373143142952.79518372-21-2
17Wolverhampton Wanderers421482066751047453644132139.88000363-11-6
18Stoke City421472150731038302944132044.68493353-03-1
19Sheffield Wednesday4211121951636105322452141939.80952340-00-0
20Coventry City429151851718583232110101939.71831333-33-1
21Sheffield United4211102149707410253146112439.7000032Relegated1-03-1
22Fulham421072556986411274143142957.5714327Relegated2-20-2
Points per win: 2

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LEAGUE POSITIONS
GAME COUNTS
Competitive Games:
51
Competitive Goals:
65
Goals per game:
1.3
League Games:
42
League Points:
39 out of 84 (2 points per win)
Points Percentage:
46.4%


GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored14 times6 times9 times3 times
Conceded17 times10 times7 times1 time2 times
Won By8 times7 times2 times2 times
Lost By9 times4 times6 times2 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 11-1-001 Sheffield Wednesday (0-0)
25 221-1322 Liverpool (0-1), Manchester United (3-1)
3 32-11141 Leeds United (1-1), Manchester United (0-3)
418 43-122101 Tottenham Hotspur (1-1), Manchester City (0-3), Liverpool (1-6)
56 511--102 Everton (1-0)
617 61--1020 Leeds United (0-2)
735 73-21012 Everton (0-1), Newcastle United (0-0), Tottenham Hotspur (0-0)
813 8-------
931 911--322 West Bromwich Albion (3-2)
1092 104112573 Southampton (1-2), Burnley (1-1), Wolverhampton Wanderers (3-1), Arsenal (0-3)
1135 1122--304 Arsenal (2-0), Burnley (1-0)
1216 1222--704 Newcastle United (4-0), Stoke City (3-0)
138 1311--312 Stoke City (3-1)
14 144112463 Chelsea (0-1), Leicester City (2-1), Sheffield Wednesday (0-0), Leicester City (2-4)
15 1511--312 Coventry City (3-1)
16 162-11341 Coventry City (3-3), Sunderland (0-1)
17 173111443 Chelsea (3-0), West Ham United (0-3), West Ham United (1-1)
18 181--1020 Manchester City (0-2)
19 19-------
20 201-1-221 Southampton (2-2)
21 2141-32112 Fulham (0-2), Sheffield United (1-0), Sunderland (0-3), Wolverhampton Wanderers (1-6)
22 222-11341 West Bromwich Albion (1-2), Fulham (2-2)
Not included: Week 1 game against Sheffield United (3-1) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
49,946 (Manchester United)
Lowest League Attendance:
20,658 (Fulham)
Average League Attendance:
32,320
Highest Cup Attendance:
37,299 (Bolton Wanderers)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
27,090 (Eintracht Frankfurt)

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
14
Yellow Cards:
12
Red Cards:
1   (Frank Wignall)
Own goals (for):
0   (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
1   (scored by us for opponents)   (John Barnwell)
Penalties scored:
2
Penalties conceded:
1
Penalties missed:
0
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
Manager for all games: Johnny Carey
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 19, 1967Sheffield UnitedA3-129,2235Wignall (38'), Storey-Moore (78'), Baker (87')
2Tue Aug 22, 1967Coventry CityH3-344,9502Baker (22'), Wignall (35'), Storey-Moore (54' pen)
3Sat Aug 26, 1967ArsenalH2-033,9775Hinton (21', 44')
4Tue Aug 29, 1967Coventry CityA3-141,2122Baker (?, ?), Storey-Moore (41')
5Sat Sep 02, 1967Manchester CityA0-229,5474
6Tue Sep 05, 1967LiverpoolH0-139,3525
7Sat Sep 09, 1967Newcastle UnitedH4-030,1514Newton (5'), Wignall (46'), Baker (58'), Storey-Moore (65')
8Sat Sep 16, 1967West Bromwich AlbionA1-221,1366Storey-Moore (77')
9Sat Sep 23, 1967ChelseaH3-034,8714Storey-Moore (55'), Wignall (59'), Taylor (87')
10Sat Sep 30, 1967SouthamptonA1-226,7246Lyons (67')
11Sat Oct 07, 1967BurnleyA1-118,4007Baker (47')
12Sat Oct 14, 1967Sheffield WednesdayH0-037,9837
13Wed Oct 25, 1967Tottenham HotspurA1-140,9288Baker (2')
14Sat Oct 28, 1967Manchester UnitedH3-149,9467Baker (26', 40'), Wignall (59')
15Sat Nov 04, 1967SunderlandA0-129,1588
16Sat Nov 11, 1967Wolverhampton WanderersH3-136,5227Newton (15'), Wignall (70'), Barnwell (89')
17Sat Nov 18, 1967FulhamA0-222,4139
18Sat Nov 25, 1967Leeds UnitedH0-229,56911
19Sat Dec 02, 1967EvertonA0-144,76512
Sat Dec 09, 1967Leicester CityH0-124,041
20Sat Dec 16, 1967Sheffield UnitedH1-025,50112Hilley (15')
21Sat Dec 23, 1967ArsenalA0-332,51213
22Tue Dec 26, 1967Stoke CityH3-037,57711Lyons (1', 55'), Hilley (21')
23Sat Dec 30, 1967Stoke CityA3-121,41510Baker (7'), Baxter (40'), Hilley (81')
24Sat Jan 06, 1968Manchester CityH0-339,58111
25Sat Jan 13, 1968Newcastle UnitedA0-043,27410
26Sat Jan 20, 1968West Bromwich AlbionH3-234,29810Lyons (10'), Baker (25', 69')
27Sat Feb 03, 1968ChelseaA0-133,48310
28Sat Feb 10, 1968SouthamptonH2-227,31810Baxter (63'), Storey-Moore (82')
29Sat Feb 24, 1968BurnleyH1-026,1109Chapman (44')
30Wed Mar 13, 1968Leeds UnitedA1-132,5089Newton (20')
31Sat Mar 16, 1968Tottenham HotspurH0-037,7079
32Tue Mar 19, 1968Leicester CityH2-130,4037Baker (34', 89')
33Sat Mar 23, 1968Manchester UnitedA0-361,97810
34Sat Mar 30, 1968SunderlandH0-324,54310
35Sat Apr 06, 1968Wolverhampton WanderersA1-628,19810Lyons (68')
36Fri Apr 12, 1968West Ham UnitedA0-336,58910
37Sat Apr 13, 1968FulhamH2-220,65810Storey-Moore (7'), Lyons (43')
38Tue Apr 16, 1968West Ham UnitedH1-122,18910Baker (?)
39Sat Apr 20, 1968Sheffield WednesdayA0-028,80510
40Mon Apr 22, 1968EvertonH1-023,80910Storey-Moore (?)
41Sat May 04, 1968Leicester CityA2-425,60511Chapman (?), Storey-Moore (?)
42Sat May 11, 1968LiverpoolA1-638,85011Baker (?)

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Sat Jan 27, 1968Bolton Wanderers3H4-237,299Winfield (30'), Baker (51'), Hilley (70'), Wignall (76')
Sat Feb 17, 1968Leeds United4A1-251,739Baker (9')

League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Wed Sep 13, 1967Scunthorpe United2A1-013,235Storey-Moore (81')
Tue Oct 10, 1967Burnley3A0-314,421

Fairs Cup
DateOpponentCountryRoundLegH/AScoreAttScorers
Wed Sep 20, 1967Eintracht FrankfurtGermany11A1-04,500Baker (10')
Tue Oct 17, 1967Eintracht FrankfurtGermany12H4-027,090Baker (13', 35'), Chapman (47'), Lyons (73')
Tue Oct 31, 1967FC ZurichSwitzerland21H2-132,896Newton (49'), Storey-Moore (71' pen)
Tue Nov 14, 1967FC ZurichSwitzerland22A0-112,000

County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreAttScorers
Tue May 14, 1968Notts CountyFinalH3-014,042Lyons (?, ?), Storey-Moore (? pen)

Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreAttScorers
Sat Aug 05, 1967Raith RoversScotlandA5-17,000Baker (?, 30'), Wignall (?), Kear (44'), Hinton (47' pen)
Mon Aug 07, 1967Partick ThistleScotlandA0-07,000
Sat Aug 12, 1967Derby CountyEnglandA3-117,558Baker (?), Wignall (?), Hinton (?)

Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreAttScorers
Tue Mar 05, 1968Derby CountyEnglandH1-221,305Lyons (66')



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (3) - £123,000 Out (6) - £56,000
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Dave HilleyBoughtDave StainwrightSold
Mick HarbyBoughtJeff WhitefootRetired
Dec 16, 1967Jim BaxterBought£123,000Mick HarbySold
Aug 01, 1967Brian WilliamsonLoan Out
Sep 20, 1967Alan HintonSold£26,000
Sep 23, 1967Mike KearSold£30,000


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 Brian Williamson England2712363
GK Mick Harby England1833
GK Peter Grummitt England243616514
Defenders
D Bill Brindley England20111
D Bob McKinlay Scotland34511911201
D John Winfield England245019111912
D Peter Hindley England2348191118
D Ray Bridgett England20222
D Terry Hennessey Wales2445189171
Midfielders
M Billy Taylor Scotland281022515
MDave Stainwright England19
M Henry Newton England23451710174
M Jeff Whitefoot England3321
M Mike Kear England24
M Paul Richardson England17221
Forwards
F Alan Hinton England24531123
F Barry Lyons England2243171115711
F Colin Hall England19431
F Dave Hilley Scotland281984644
F Frank Wignall England2736156147211
F Ian Storey-Moore England223511915121
F Jim Baxter Scotland272486102
F Joe Baker England2748181118212
F John Barnwell England28208391
F Sammy Chapman England202910613323


GOALSCORERS


Number of different scorers: 13
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
21Joe Baker48
12Ian Storey-Moore35
7Barry Lyons43
7Frank Wignall36
4Dave Hilley19
4Henry Newton45
3Sammy Chapman29
2Alan Hinton5
2Jim Baxter24
1Billy Taylor10
1John Barnwell20
1John Winfield50


LEAGUE DOUBLES (FOR)
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Sheffield UnitedSat Aug 19, 1967Away3-1Sat Dec 16, 1967Home1-0
Stoke CityTue Dec 26, 1967Home3-0Sat Dec 30, 1967Away3-1



LEAGUE DOUBLES (AGAINST)
Home and away losses for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
LiverpoolTue Sep 05, 1967Home0-1Sat May 11, 1968Away1-6
Manchester CitySat Sep 02, 1967Away0-2Sat Jan 06, 1968Home0-3
SunderlandSat Nov 04, 1967Away0-1Sat Mar 30, 1968Home0-3