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SEASON: 1984-85


Prev Season: 1983-84
This Season: 1984-85
Next Season: 1985-86
DIVISION:
Canon First Division (Tier 1)
MANAGER(s):
Brian Clough
FA Cup:
4th Round (Wimbledon (A) 0-1)
League Cup:
2nd Round (Sunderland (A) 0-1)

Player Of The Year:
Jim McInally
Top Goalscorer:
Peter Davenport (17 goals)

ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
52
Competitive Goals:
64
Goals per game:
1.2


LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42
League Points:
64 out of 126 (3 points per win)
Points Percentage:
50.8%
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored13 times9 times8 times1 time1 time
Conceded24 times8 times2 times1 time1 time
Won By6 times12 times2 times1 time
Lost By13 times4 times2 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)
19 121-1153 Everton (0-5), Everton (1-0)
213 221-1343 Manchester United (3-2), Manchester United (0-2)
315 31--1010 Tottenham Hotspur (0-1)
43 42--2130 Tottenham Hotspur (1-2), Liverpool (0-1)
517 511--203 Southampton (2-0)
614 6-------
738 74-4-224 West Ham United (0-0), Newcastle United (1-1), Sheffield Wednesday (0-0), Arsenal (1-1)
873 8-------
947 932-1526 Sunderland (3-1), Southampton (0-1), Chelsea (2-0)
1020 1022--606 Aston Villa (5-0), Norwich City (1-0)
1115 113-12151 Queens Park Rangers (0-3), Chelsea (0-1), Watford (1-1)
12 121-1-001 Newcastle United (0-0)
138 1311--203 Sunderland (2-0)
14 1431-2333 Queens Park Rangers (2-0), West Bromwich Albion (1-2), Leicester City (0-1)
15 1532-1536 Arsenal (2-0), Norwich City (3-1), Watford (0-2)
16 16-------
17 1721-1463 West Bromwich Albion (1-4), Aston Villa (3-2)
182 1822--526 Coventry City (3-1), Luton Town (2-1)
191 1943-1849 Luton Town (3-1), Leicester City (2-1), Ipswich Town (2-0), West Ham United (1-2)
201 203111334 Stoke City (1-1), Liverpool (0-2), Coventry City (2-0)
21 211--1010 Ipswich Town (0-1)
22 2211--413 Stoke City (4-1)
Not included: Week 1 game against Sheffield Wednesday (1-3) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
25,902
Lowest League Attendance:
12,649
Average League Attendance:
16,840
Highest Cup Attendance:
18,307
Lowest Cup Attendance:
18,307

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
16
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 (1984-85)



FIRST DIVISION (Tier 1) Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHome Away
1Everton4228688843163258171236302645901-00-5
2Liverpool42221196835124536191074321633770-20-1
3Tottenham Hotspur42238117851113746311254322027771-20-1
4Manchester United42221010774713624713948303430763-20-2
5Southampton4219111256471344291867827299682-00-1
6Chelsea42181212634813353820597252815662-00-1
7Arsenal42199146149145237145412243512662-01-1
8Sheffield Wednesday42171411584512723921579192413650-01-3
9Nottingham Forest421971656481344351863122130864
10Aston Villa42151116606010743420541226400563-25-0
11Watford42141315817110564830489334110551-10-2
12West Bromwich Albion421671958621146362353132239-4551-21-4
13Luton Town421591857611254402234141739-4543-12-1
14Newcastle United4213131655701146332629102244-15520-01-1
15Leicester City421562165731047392552142648-8512-10-1
16West Ham United421312175168786272364112445-17511-20-0
17Ipswich Town421311184657876272054121937-11502-00-1
18Coventry City421552247641137292242151842-17502-03-1
19Queens Park Rangers4213111853721164413025141242-19502-00-3
20Norwich City421310194664966282444131840-1849Relegated3-11-0
21Sunderland421010224062768202634142036-2240Relegated3-12-0
22Stoke City4238312491331518410516650-6717Relegated1-14-1

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GAMES
Manager for all games: Brian Clough

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 25, 1984Sheffield WednesdayA1-3Loss31,92518Davenport (?)
2Wed Aug 29, 1984ArsenalH2-0Win17,97210Metgod (?), Davenport (?)
3Sat Sep 01, 1984SunderlandH3-1Win15,7604Davenport (?, ?, ?)
4Wed Sep 05, 1984Aston VillaA5-0Win17,7301Bowyer (?), Christie (?, ?, ?), Hodge (?)
5Sat Sep 08, 1984Queens Park RangersA0-3Loss13,5073
6Sun Sep 16, 1984Luton TownH3-1Win17,4341Davenport (?), Hodge (?, ?)
7Sat Sep 22, 1984West Ham UnitedA0-0Draw17,4343
8Sat Sep 29, 1984Norwich CityH3-1Win15,1662Christie (?), Hodge (?), Watson (? OG)
9Sat Oct 06, 1984Stoke CityH1-1Draw14,1292Davenport (?)
10Sat Oct 13, 1984West Bromwich AlbionA1-4Loss13,0565Bowyer (?)
11Sat Oct 20, 1984Newcastle UnitedA1-1Draw19,8386Hodge (?)
12Sun Oct 28, 1984LiverpoolH0-2Loss19,8387
13Sat Nov 03, 1984SouthamptonA0-1Loss17,81810
14Sat Nov 10, 1984Tottenham HotspurH1-2Loss21,30613Davenport (?)
15Sat Nov 17, 1984Coventry CityA3-1Win9,8949Walsh (?), Riley (?), Adams (? OG)
16Sun Nov 25, 1984Leicester CityH2-1Win21,4639Davenport (?, ?)
17Sat Dec 01, 1984WatfordA0-2Loss17,75811
18Sat Dec 08, 1984Manchester UnitedH3-2Win25,90210Mills (?), Hodge (?), Metgod (?)
19Sat Dec 15, 1984EvertonA0-5Loss22,48711
20Sun Dec 23, 1984SunderlandA2-0Win21,08610Wigley (?), Christie (?)
21Wed Dec 26, 1984Ipswich TownH2-0Win17,1237Metgod (?), Hodge (?)
22Sat Dec 29, 1984Aston VillaH3-2Win17,6765Metgod (?), Davenport (?, ?)
23Tue Jan 01, 1985ChelseaA0-1Loss21,5527
24Sat Feb 02, 1985Norwich CityA1-0Win14,6698Davenport (?)
25Sat Feb 09, 1985Queens Park RangersH2-0Win14,7527Metgod (?), Hodge (?)
26Sat Feb 23, 1985SouthamptonH2-0Win14,7525Davenport (?), Hodge (?)
27Sat Mar 02, 1985LiverpoolA0-1Loss35,6968
28Sat Mar 09, 1985Newcastle UnitedH0-0Draw17,4258
29Sat Mar 16, 1985West Bromwich AlbionH1-2Loss12,6638Davenport (?)
30Wed Mar 20, 1985Sheffield WednesdayH0-0Draw17,6488
31Sat Mar 23, 1985Stoke CityA4-1Win7,4536Hart (?), Hodge (?), Riley (?), Davenport (?)
32Sat Mar 30, 1985West Ham UnitedH1-2Loss13,5607Hodge (?)
33Sat Apr 06, 1985Ipswich TownA0-1Loss16,2968
34Wed Apr 10, 1985ChelseaH2-0Win14,6668Metgod (?), Birtles (?)
35Sat Apr 13, 1985ArsenalA1-1Draw24,1528Mills (?)
36Sat Apr 20, 1985Coventry CityH2-0Win12,9908Mills (?), Hibbitt (? OG)
37Wed Apr 24, 1985Luton TownA2-1Win10,1567Hodge (?), Mills (?)
38Sat Apr 27, 1985Leicester CityA0-1Loss13,8868
39Sat May 04, 1985WatfordH1-1Draw12,6498Clough (?)
40Mon May 06, 1985Manchester UnitedA0-2Loss41,7758
41Sat May 11, 1985EvertonH1-0Win18,7849Birtles (?)
42Fri May 17, 1985Tottenham HotspurA0-1Loss20,0759


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sun Jan 06, 1985Newcastle United3H1-1Draw-Bowyer (?)
Wed Jan 09, 1985Newcastle United3Y1A3-1Win-Bowyer (?), Christie (?), Davenport (?)
Sat Jan 26, 1985Wimbledon4H0-0Draw-
Wed Jan 30, 1985Wimbledon4Y1A0-1Loss-


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Sep 25, 1984Portsmouth21A0-1Loss-
Wed Oct 10, 1984Portsmouth22H3-0Win-Swain (?), Wigley (?), Hodge (?)
Wed Oct 31, 1984Sunderland3H1-1Draw-Christie (?)
Tue Nov 06, 1984Sunderland3Y1A0-1Loss-


UEFA Cup
DateOpponentCountryRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Wed Sep 19, 1984BruggeBelgium11H0-0Draw18,307
Wed Oct 03, 1984BruggeBelgium12A0-1Loss20,000


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sun Jul 29, 1984KeyworthEnglandA2-1Win-Riley (?), Walsh (? pen)
Fri Aug 03, 1984FK MossNorwayA1-1Draw-Christie (?)
Sun Aug 05, 1984FredrikstadNorwayA3-1Win-Christie (?, ?), Bowyer (?)
Tue Aug 07, 1984CelticScotlandA0-0Draw-
Wed Aug 08, 1984Dundee UnitedScotlandA0-2Loss-
Wed Aug 15, 1984LierseBelgiumA1-1Draw-Hodge (?)
Fri Aug 17, 1984Den BoschNetherlandsA1-1Draw-Wigley (?)
Sat Aug 18, 1984VolendamNetherlandsA5-1Win-Hodge (?, ?, ?), Carr (?), Murray (?)
Mon Aug 20, 1984Derby CountyEnglandA0-2Loss-
Wed Aug 22, 1984PanathinaikosGreeceA2-2Draw-Hodge (?), McInally (?)


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sun Nov 18, 1984AustraliaAustraliaH0-0Draw-
Mon Dec 10, 1984Al-HilalKuwaitA3-1Win-Hodge (?), Riley (?), ? (?)
Wed Dec 12, 1984IttihadSaudi ArabiaA1-1Draw-Fairclough (?)
Mon Feb 11, 1985Iraq XIIraqA0-2Loss-
Wed Feb 13, 1985Iraq XIIraqA1-1Draw-Hodge (?)


Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Feb 26, 1985Notts CountyEnglandA2-1Win-Birtles (?), Davenport (?)
Mon Apr 29, 1985Burton AlbionEnglandA6-1Win-Hodge (?, ?), Birtles (?), Walsh (?), ? (? OG, ?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (5) Out (5)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Johnny MetgodBoughtTrevor ChristieSold
Trevor ChristieBoughtNov 17, 1984Paul RaynorSold
Aug 01, 1984Franz CarrBought£25,000May 01, 1985Paul HartSold
Nov 17, 1984Hans SegersBought£42,000May 17, 1985Kenny SwainSold
Dec 01, 1984Alan DavidsonBoughtJun 01, 1986Ronnie SinclairSold£10,000


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
Goalkeepers
GKHans Segers3215611
GKRonnie Sinclair
GKSteve Sutton20659
Defenders
DAlan Davidson5212
DBryn Gunn248791
DDes Walker312
DGary Fleming211
DJim McInally281369Player Of The Year
DJohnny Metgod5021101961
DKenny Swain471991911
DMark Smalley3211
DPaul Hart381771411
Midfielders
MAdrian Shaw
MChris Fairclough451910161
MColin Walsh184410114
MGary Megson
MGary Mills311151541101
MIan Bowyer4919111942
MPaul Raynor4131
MSteve Hodge51211020131
MSteven Murray (1983-86)
MTrevor Christie2095675
Forwards
FDavid Campbell111
FDavid Longhurst
FDavid Riley1141623
FFranz Carr
FGarry Birtles15537231
FNigel Clough952211
FPeter Davenport4419916171
FSteve Wigley44181115212


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
17Peter Davenport44
13Steve Hodge51
7Trevor Christie20
6Johnny Metgod50
4Gary Mills31
4Ian Bowyer49
3Own Goals52
2David Riley11
2Garry Birtles15
2Steve Wigley44
1Colin Walsh18
1Kenny Swain47
1Nigel Clough9
1Paul Hart38



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1984-85

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Aston VillaWed Sep 05, 1984A5-0Sat Dec 29, 1984H3-2
Coventry CitySat Nov 17, 1984A3-1Sat Apr 20, 1985H2-0
Luton TownSun Sep 16, 1984H3-1Wed Apr 24, 1985A2-1
Norwich CitySat Sep 29, 1984H3-1Sat Feb 02, 1985A1-0
SunderlandSat Sep 01, 1984H3-1Sun Dec 23, 1984A2-0