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SEASON: 1975-76


Prev Season: 1974-75
This Season: 1975-76
Next Season: 1976-77
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)
MANAGER(s):
Brian Clough
FA Cup:
3rd Round (Peterborough United (A) 0-1)
League Cup:
3rd Round (Manchester City (A) 1-2)

Top Goalscorer:
Ian Bowyer (16 goals)

ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
48
Competitive Goals:
64
Goals per game:
1.3


LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42
League Points:
46 out of 84 (2 points per win)
Points Percentage:
54.8%
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored17 times7 times4 times4 times1 time
Conceded15 times7 times4 times1 time
Won By10 times3 times4 times3 times
Lost By10 times4 times1 time

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--1030 Sunderland (0-3)
2 211--202 Bristol City (2-0)
33 34211335 Bristol City (1-0), Sunderland (2-1), Bolton Wanderers (0-0), West Bromwich Albion (0-2)
4 42-11011 Notts County (0-1), Fulham (0-0)
51 51--1120 Bolton Wanderers (1-2)
67 611--312 Southampton (3-1)
76 74-31123 Chelsea (0-0), Hull City (1-2), Oldham Athletic (0-0), Notts County (0-0)
839 83111563 West Bromwich Albion (0-2), Luton Town (1-1), Oldham Athletic (4-3)
914 922--404 Southampton (3-0), Fulham (1-0)
1018 101-1-001 Luton Town (0-0)
1138 1121-1542 Bristol Rovers (2-4), Blackpool (3-0)
1236 12-------
1323 13-------
1416 1411--102 Leyton Orient (1-0)
1524 152-11241 Leyton Orient (1-1), Chelsea (1-3)
169 164121864 Charlton Athletic (1-2), Blackburn Rovers (4-1), Charlton Athletic (2-2), Carlisle United (1-1)
178 17321-515 Oxford United (1-0), Blackpool (1-1), Bristol Rovers (3-0)
18 1821-1112 Hull City (0-1), Blackburn Rovers (1-0)
197 192-11121 Portsmouth (1-1), Plymouth Argyle (0-1)
207 2022--804 Carlisle United (4-0), Oxford United (4-0)
21 2111--102 York City (1-0)
22 222--2240 Portsmouth (0-1), York City (2-3)
Not included: Week 1 game against Plymouth Argyle (2-0) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
19,757
Lowest League Attendance:
11,343
Average League Attendance:
14,047
Highest Cup Attendance:
0
Lowest Cup Attendance:
0

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
21
Red cards:
0
Yellow cards:
0
Own goals (for):
3 (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 (1975-76)



SECOND DIVISION (Tier 2) Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHome Away
1Sunderland4224810673619204810561019261.86156Promoted as Champions2-10-3
2Bristol City421915859351173341488525211.68653Promoted1-02-0
3West Bromwich Albion4220139503310922912104721211.51553Promoted0-20-2
4Bolton Wanderers4220121064381254361487628241.684521-20-0
5Notts County4219111260411164331385827281.463490-10-0
6Southampton4221714665018214916351317341.320493-13-0
7Luton Town42191013615113623815641123361.196480-01-1
8Nottingham Forest42171213554013173418411621221.37546
9Charlton Athletic4215121561721155403447102138.847421-22-2
10Blackpool421414144049993262255111427.816423-01-1
11Chelsea42121614535479525205792834.981401-30-0
12Fulham421314154547984271446111833.957401-00-0
13Leyton Orient4213141537391065211238101627.949401-01-1
14Hull City421411174549957292356101626.918391-20-1
15Blackburn Rovers42121416455086727224891828.900381-04-1
16Plymouth Argyle4213121748541344362008131234.889382-00-1
17Oldham Athletic4213121757681182372424152044.838384-30-0
18Bristol Rovers421116153850795201547101835.760383-02-4
19Carlisle United421213174559984292235131637.763374-01-1
20Oxford United421111203959777232544131634.66133Relegated4-01-0
21York City421082439718310283425141137.54928Relegated1-02-3
22Portsmouth42972632614611152351151738.52525Relegated0-11-1

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GAMES
Manager for all games: Brian Clough

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 16, 1975Plymouth ArgyleH2-0Win-3Horswill (? OG), O'Hare (?)
2Sat Aug 23, 1975PortsmouthA1-1Draw10,6557Bowyer (?)
3Sat Aug 30, 1975Notts CountyH0-1Loss19,75712
4Sat Sep 06, 1975ChelseaA0-0Draw21,02312
5Sat Sep 13, 1975Hull CityH1-2Loss-14Robertson (?)
6Sat Sep 20, 1975Oxford UnitedA1-0Win-12Lyall (?)
7Wed Sep 24, 1975Charlton AthleticH1-2Loss-15Robertson (?)
8Sat Sep 27, 1975Bolton WanderersH1-2Loss-17Lyall (?)
9Sat Oct 04, 1975Bristol RoversA2-4Loss-19Robertson (?), Bowyer (?)
10Sat Oct 11, 1975FulhamA0-0Draw-20
11Sat Oct 18, 1975SouthamptonH3-1Win12,67716Cottam (?), O'Neill (?), O'Hare (?)
12Tue Oct 21, 1975Luton TownH0-0Draw12,29014
13Sat Oct 25, 1975Oldham AthleticA0-0Draw-15
14Sat Nov 01, 1975Carlisle UnitedH4-0Win-11Curran (?), O'Hare (?, ?), Butlin (?)
15Tue Nov 04, 1975BlackpoolA1-1Draw-11O'Neill (?)
16Sat Nov 08, 1975SunderlandA0-3Loss-13
17Sat Nov 15, 1975Bristol CityH1-0Win-12Butlin (?)
18Sat Nov 22, 1975SouthamptonA3-0Win14,24510Richardson (?), Bowyer (?, ?)
19Sat Nov 29, 1975York CityH1-0Win-10Butlin (?)
20Sat Dec 06, 1975Leyton OrientA1-1Draw-9Bowyer (?)
21Sat Dec 13, 1975PortsmouthH0-1Loss11,34311
22Sat Dec 20, 1975Plymouth ArgyleA0-1Loss-13
23Fri Dec 26, 1975West Bromwich AlbionH0-2Loss-14
24Sat Dec 27, 1975Blackburn RoversA4-1Win-11Robertson (?), Bowery (?, ?), Bowyer (?)
25Sat Jan 10, 1976Hull CityA0-1Loss-13
26Sat Jan 17, 1976ChelseaH1-3Loss14,17215Bowyer (?)
27Sat Jan 31, 1976Luton TownA1-1Draw8,50316Curran (?)
28Sat Feb 07, 1976BlackpoolH3-0Win-11Bowyer (?), Curran (?), Butlin (?)
29Sat Feb 21, 1976Bristol CityA2-0Win-12Curran (?), O'Hare (?)
30Tue Feb 24, 1976Charlton AthleticA2-2Draw-12Bowyer (?), McCann (?)
31Sat Feb 28, 1976Oldham AthleticH4-3Win-9Curran (?), O'Neill (?, ?), Butlin (?)
32Sat Mar 06, 1976Carlisle UnitedA1-1Draw-11Barry (? OG)
33Sat Mar 13, 1976FulhamH1-0Win-8O'Hare (?)
34Wed Mar 17, 1976SunderlandH2-1Win-8Bowyer (?), O'Hare (?)
35Sat Mar 20, 1976York CityA2-3Loss-8O'Hare (?), Downing (? OG)
36Sat Mar 27, 1976Leyton OrientH1-0Win-8Bowyer (?)
37Sat Apr 03, 1976Bolton WanderersA0-0Draw-8
38Sat Apr 10, 1976Oxford UnitedH4-0Win-6Curran (?), O'Neill (?), Butlin (?), Robertson (?)
39Tue Apr 13, 1976Notts CountyA0-0Draw29,2796
40Sat Apr 17, 1976West Bromwich AlbionA0-2Loss-8
41Tue Apr 20, 1976Blackburn RoversH1-0Win-8Butlin (?)
42Sat Apr 24, 1976Bristol RoversH3-0Win-8Bowyer (?, ?), O'Hare (?)


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Thu Jan 01, 1976Peterborough United3H0-0Draw-
Wed Jan 07, 1976Peterborough United3Y1A0-1Loss-


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Aug 19, 1975Rotherham United11A2-1Win-Chapman (?), McGovern (?)
Wed Aug 27, 1975Rotherham United12H5-1Win-Richardson (?, ?), Bowyer (?), Lyall (?, ?)
Wed Sep 10, 1975Plymouth Argyle2H1-0Win-Bowyer (?)
Wed Oct 08, 1975Manchester City3A1-2Loss-Bowyer (?)


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Fri Jan 23, 1976Mansfield TownSemiH2-1Win-Richardson (?), Bowyer (?)


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Jul 29, 1975TSV GeingenGermanyA2-1Win-Lyall (? pen), Anderson (?)
Thu Jul 31, 1975SV KaufbeurenGermanyA1-1Draw-Richardson (?)
Fri Aug 01, 1975BC AichachGermanyA1-1Draw-? (?)
Sun Aug 03, 1975TSV GamersheimGermanyA9-1Win-Woodcock (?, ?), McIntosh (?), Lyall (?, ?), O'Hare (?, ?), Butlin (?, ?)
Tue Aug 05, 1975Stuttgart KickersGermanyA0-1Loss-
Sat Aug 09, 1975BallymenaIrelandA3-1Win-? (?, ?, ?)
Mon Aug 11, 1975ColeraineNorthern IrelandA3-2Win-? (?, ?, ?)


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Mon Nov 17, 1975Hartlepool UnitedEnglandA0-0Draw-
Tue Dec 09, 1975Qatar XIQatarA1-1Draw-Richardson (?)
Mon Feb 02, 1976Corby TownEnglandA2-1Win-? (?, ?)
Tue Apr 06, 1976Louth UnitedEnglandA6-1Win-? (?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?)
Fri Apr 30, 1976CD SeverenceA10-1Win-Butlin (?, ?, ?, ?), Bowyer (?, ?, ?), Barrett (?), Curran (? pen), Middleton (?)


Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Mon Apr 26, 1976Don Revie's All-StarsEnglandH3-2Win-? (?, ?, ?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (5) Out (5)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
David SunleyLoan InBaker (1973-76)Sold
Glynn SaundersBoughtGeorge LyallSold
Jul 29, 1975Frank ClarkBought1976Jim McIntoshSold
Aug 30, 1975Terry CurranBought£42,000Jimmy McCannSold
Mar 13, 1976Colin BarrettBoughtDec 09, 1975John CottamSold


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
Goalkeepers
GKJohn Middleton239771
GKPeter Wells251168
Defenders
DBryn Gunn14437
DFrank Clark48201315
DGlynn Saunders
DViv Anderson2410771
Midfielders
MColin Barrett10622
MDavid Sunley11
MGeorge Lyall942342
MIan Bowyer4620121416
MJohn Cottam92431
MJohn McGovern472013141
MLiam O'Kane115332
MMartin O'Neill32159851
MPaul Richardson2910613311
MTerry Curran3312101164
Forwards
FBarry Butlin341510971
FBert Bowery31112
FDuncan McKenzie
FJim McIntosh411211
FJimmy McCann4211131
FJohn O'Hare4620131391
FJohn Robertson45191115513
FSammy Chapman431810151
FTony Woodcock
FJoe Baker
Mills (1975)


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
16Ian Bowyer46
9John O'Hare46
7Barry Butlin34
6Terry Curran33
5John Robertson45
5Martin O'Neill32
4George Lyall9
3Own Goals48
3Paul Richardson29
2Bert Bowery3
1Jimmy McCann4
1John Cottam9
1John McGovern47
1Sammy Chapman43



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1975-76

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Blackburn RoversSat Dec 27, 1975A4-1Tue Apr 20, 1976H1-0
Bristol CitySat Nov 15, 1975H1-0Sat Feb 21, 1976A2-0
Oxford UnitedSat Sep 20, 1975A1-0Sat Apr 10, 1976H4-0
SouthamptonSat Oct 18, 1975H3-1Sat Nov 22, 1975A3-0