SEASON: 2005-06


Prev Season: 2004-05
This Season: 2005-06
Next Season: 2006-07
DIVISION:
Coca Cola League One (Tier 3)
MANAGER(s):
Gary Megson, Frank Barlow and Ian McParland
FA Cup:
2nd Round (Chester City (A) 0-3)
League Cup:
2nd Round (Macclesfield Town (H) 2-3)

Player Of The Year:
Ian Breckin
Top Goalscorer:
Ian Breckin, Nathan Tyson (10 goals)

LEAGUE POSITIONS

SEASON END TABLE
LEAGUE ONE (Tier 3) - 2005-06 Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHomeAway
1Southend United46231310724313643716107635272982Promoted as Champions2-00-1
2Colchester United4622131158401544392179719191879Promoted1-01-3
3Brentford462016107252108535231085372920761-21-1
4Huddersfield Town461916117259136440256107323413732-11-2
5Barnsley46181810624411111371977925251872Promoted via playoffs0-20-2
6Swansea City46181711785511934223788363223711-21-1
7Nottingham Forest46191215675214544015571127371569
8Doncaster Rovers4620917555111663019931125324694-02-1
9Bristol City46181117666211753822741228404653-11-1
10Oldham Athletic4618111758601247322467102636-2653-00-3
11Bradford City4614191351498962825610723242611-01-1
12Scunthorpe United46151516687388736337793240-5600-11-3
13Port Vale4616121849541058302667101928-5601-02-0
14Gillingham4616121850641346312138121943-14601-13-1
15Yeovil Town461511205462887272473132738-8562-10-3
16Chesterfield461414186373671031378783236-10560-03-1
17Bournemouth4612191549537115252058102433-4551-11-1
18Tranmere Rovers461315185052788323067101822-2541-01-0
19Blackpool461217175664986332739112337-8531-12-2
20Rotherham United461216185262797312657112136-10522-01-1
21Hartlepool United4611171844596107283057111629-1550Relegated2-02-3
22Milton Keynes Dons461214204566887282546131741-2150Relegated3-00-1
23Swindon Town4611152046659593131210111534-1948Relegated7-11-2
24Walsall461114214770779273447122036-2347Relegated1-12-3

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GAME COUNTS
ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
51
Competitive Goals:
74
Goals per game:
1.5

LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
46
League Points:
69 out of 138 (3 points per win)
Points Percentage:
50.0%

GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored22 times13 times5 times1 time1 time
Conceded21 times7 times9 times
Won By8 times8 times2 times1 time1 time
Lost By11 times4 times3 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 11-1-111 Swansea City (1-1)
2 22--2130 Southend United (0-1), Huddersfield Town (1-2)
3 321-1323 Southend United (2-0), Swansea City (1-2)
4 421-1223 Brentford (1-2), Colchester United (1-0)
5 54211757 Gillingham (3-1), Rotherham United (2-0), Colchester United (1-3), Brentford (1-1)
65 61--1020 Barnsley (0-2)
726 7211-104 Bradford City (1-0), Chesterfield (0-0)
847 832-1436 Port Vale (1-0), Oldham Athletic (3-0), Oldham Athletic (0-3)
952 932-1846 Walsall (2-3), Doncaster Rovers (4-0), Doncaster Rovers (2-1)
1069 1011--203 Port Vale (2-0)
1119 114121565 Yeovil Town (0-3), Bournemouth (1-1), Chesterfield (3-1), Bradford City (1-1)
127 12-------
137 131--1010 Scunthorpe United (0-1)
143 141-1-111 Walsall (1-1)
152 152-11131 Barnsley (0-2), Bristol City (1-1)
1611 16211-214 Tranmere Rovers (1-0), Bournemouth (1-1)
178 174121565 Blackpool (1-1), Tranmere Rovers (1-0), Scunthorpe United (1-3), Blackpool (2-2)
183 1811--203 Hartlepool United (2-0)
19 1922--926 Swindon Town (7-1), Yeovil Town (2-1)
207 201-1-111 Gillingham (1-1)
217 21-------
22 221-1-111 Rotherham United (1-1)
23 2321-1543 Bristol City (3-1), Hartlepool United (2-3)
24 2431-2433 Swindon Town (1-2), Milton Keynes Dons (0-1), Milton Keynes Dons (3-0)
Not included: Week 1 game against Huddersfield Town (2-1) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
28,193 (Yeovil Town)
Lowest League Attendance:
16,237 (Barnsley)
Average League Attendance:
20,257
Highest Cup Attendance:
10,305 (Weymouth)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
5,050 (Macclesfield Town)

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
14
Yellow cards:
61
Red cards:
8
Own goals (for):
2 (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
1 (scored by us for opponents)
Penalties scored:
4
Penalties conceded:
4
Penalties missed:
0
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
Manager: Gary Megson
1Sat Aug 06, 2005Huddersfield TownH2-1Win24,0427Dobie (45), Johnson (87)
2Tue Aug 09, 2005WalsallA2-3Loss8,70310Commons (36), Friio (85)
3Sat Aug 13, 2005Swindon TownA1-2Loss8,10816Commons (39)
4Sat Aug 20, 2005Scunthorpe UnitedH0-1Loss19,09120
5Sat Aug 27, 2005GillinghamA3-1Win7,22815Johnson (8), Dobie (44), Weir-Daley (79)
6Sat Sep 03, 2005BrentfordH1-2Loss17,23417Thompson (48)
7Sat Sep 10, 2005BarnsleyA0-2Loss10,08021
8Sat Sep 17, 2005Rotherham UnitedH2-0Win20,12318Lester (76 pen), Commons (88)
9Tue Sep 20, 2005Bristol CityH3-1Win16,66613Lester (25 pen), Perch (27), Commons (55)
10Sat Sep 24, 2005Swansea CityA1-1Draw18,21214Lester (54)
11Tue Sep 27, 2005BlackpoolH1-1Draw17,07111Breckin (79)
12Sat Oct 01, 2005Tranmere RoversH1-0Win22,0229Taylor (70)
13Sun Oct 09, 2005Southend UnitedA0-1Loss10,10411
14Sat Oct 15, 2005Hartlepool UnitedH2-0Win17,5868Taylor (34), Bopp (90 pen)
15Sat Oct 22, 2005Yeovil TownA0-3Loss9,07211
16Sat Oct 29, 2005Bradford CityH1-0Win17,98310Johnson (24)
17Sat Nov 12, 2005BournemouthA1-1Draw9,2229Southall (19)
18Sat Nov 19, 2005Southend UnitedH2-0Win19,5767Che Wilson (51 OG), Southall (70)
19Sat Nov 26, 2005Huddersfield TownA1-2Loss17,37010Lester (46)
20Tue Dec 06, 2005Port ValeH1-0Win17,6969Tyson (31)
21Sat Dec 10, 2005WalsallH1-1Draw20,9128Breckin (35)
22Fri Dec 16, 2005Scunthorpe UnitedA1-3Loss5,8578Taylor (65 pen)
23Mon Dec 26, 2005Doncaster RoversH4-0Win23,0098Breckin (45), Thompson (50), Southall (53), Taylor (67)
24Sat Dec 31, 2005ChesterfieldH0-0Draw21,9099
25Mon Jan 02, 2006Colchester UnitedA1-3Loss5,7679Tyson (89)
26Sat Jan 14, 2006Oldham AthleticH3-0Win17,80710Holt (25), Tyson (63), Southall (67)
27Tue Jan 17, 2006BrentfordA1-1Draw7,8599Commons (5)
28Sat Jan 21, 2006Rotherham UnitedA1-1Draw7,2229Tyson (34)
29Fri Jan 27, 2006BarnsleyH0-2Loss16,2379
30Tue Jan 31, 2006Milton Keynes DonsA0-1Loss7,6709
31Sat Feb 04, 2006BlackpoolA2-2Draw8,3999Breckin (45), Bennett (90)
32Sat Feb 11, 2006Swansea CityH1-2Loss19,13210Tyson (21)
33Wed Feb 15, 2006Oldham AthleticA0-3Loss5,58413
Manager: Frank Barlow and Ian McParland
34Sat Feb 18, 2006Port ValeA2-0Win6,79310Commons (40), Tyson (90)
35Sat Feb 25, 2006Swindon TownH7-1Win22,4449Southall (3, 51, 55), Morgan (17, 57), Breckin (29), Lester (90)
36Sat Mar 04, 2006Bristol CityA1-1Draw14,39710Perch (66)
37Sat Mar 11, 2006GillinghamH1-1Draw19,44610Tyson (45)
38Sat Mar 18, 2006Doncaster RoversA2-1Win8,2998Commons (25), Holt (47)
39Sat Mar 25, 2006Milton Keynes DonsH3-0Win18,2148Trent McClenahan (20 OG), Holt (34), Breckin (90)
40Sat Apr 01, 2006ChesterfieldA3-1Win7,0738Breckin (19), Tyson (29), Thompson (87)
41Sat Apr 08, 2006Colchester UnitedH1-0Win22,6808Perch (72)
42Sat Apr 15, 2006Tranmere RoversA1-0Win9,1527Holt (17)
43Mon Apr 17, 2006Yeovil TownH2-1Win28,1936Breckin (40), Southall (68)
44Sat Apr 22, 2006Hartlepool UnitedA2-3Loss5,3367Tyson (15), Commons (67)
45Sat Apr 29, 2006BournemouthH1-1Draw26,8477Tyson (56)
46Sat May 06, 2006Bradford CityA1-1Draw15,6087Bennett (88)

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Manager: Gary Megson
Sat Nov 05, 2005Weymouth1H1-1Draw10,305Holt (39)
Mon Nov 14, 2005Weymouth1Y1A2-0Win6,500Taylor (67, 73)
Sat Dec 03, 2005Chester City2A0-3Loss4,732

League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Manager: Gary Megson
Tue Aug 23, 2005Macclesfield Town1H2-3Loss5,050Breckin (9, 83)

EFL Trophy
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Manager: Gary Megson
Tue Oct 18, 2005Woking1A2-3Loss3,127Bopp (20), Weir-Daley (38)

Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Manager: Gary Megson
Thu Jul 14, 2005Silkeborg IFDenmarkA0-0Draw-
Sat Jul 16, 2005Odense BKDenmarkA0-0Draw-
Wed Jul 20, 2005SlagelseDenmarkA1-2Loss-? (?)
Sat Jul 23, 2005Boston UnitedEnglandA0-0Draw-
Wed Jul 27, 2005Exeter CityEnglandA2-1Win-? (?, ?)
Sat Jul 30, 2005Torquay UnitedEnglandA2-2Draw-Commons (?), Dobie (?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (14) - £2,066,000 Out (8) - £500,000
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Patrick GambleBoughtGareth TaylorSold
Jul 01, 2005Rune PedersenBoughtMarlon KingSold£500,000
Jul 14, 2005Gary HoltBoughtJan 29, 2005Adam NowlandReleased
Jul 14, 2005Gino PadulaBought£550,000Jul 01, 2005Marlon KingLoan out
Jul 14, 2005Ian BreckinBought£315,000Jul 14, 2005Paul EvansSold
Jul 14, 2005Nicky EadenBoughtFreeJan 31, 2006Martin VickertonSold
Jul 14, 2005Nicky SouthallBoughtFreeFeb 04, 2006Eugen BoppReleased
Aug 06, 2005Danny CullipBought£158,000May 06, 2006Paul GerrardReleased
Sep 03, 2005Eugene DadiLoan In
Sep 17, 2005Russell HoultLoan In
Nov 19, 2005Nathan TysonBought£700,000
Jan 14, 2006Grant HoltBought£315,000
Jan 14, 2006Julian BennettBoughtFree
Jan 27, 2006Sammy ClinganBought£28,000


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num Country PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
Goalkeepers
GK1 EnglandPaul Gerrard2577111114
GK20 DenmarkRune Pedersen209471122
GK28 EnglandRussell Hoult8422
GK34 EnglandPatrick Gamble13
Defenders
D2 EnglandNicky Eaden31117132632
D5 EnglandWes Morgan47201314231223
D6 EnglandIan Breckin492013161031Player Of The Year
D22 EnglandDanny Cullip1333733111
D27 EnglandAlan Rogers
D33 FranceVince Fernandez21115
D37 EnglandMartin Vickerton2211
D EnglandJustyn Roberts
Midfielders
M3 ArgentinaGino Padula41312
M4 ScotlandGary Holt3112712131534
M7 EnglandNicky Southall44161216851131
M8 ScotlandKris Commons3816913841411
M11 FranceDavid Friio1664612451
M12 EnglandRoss Gardner17431033817
M16 WalesPaul Evans
M17 EnglandJames Perch4116121333445
M18 Rep. of Ire.John Thompson401891334396
M21 EnglandJohn Curtis291478143
M24 EnglandJames Beaumont
M28 EnglandAdam Nowland
M29 EnglandJulian Bennett18963241
M36 GermanyFelix Bastians1353512105
M40 N. IrelandSammy Clingan157351712
Forwards
F9 WalesGareth Taylor23831262173
F10 ScotlandScott Dobie8215212
F14 EnglandJack Lester401812105519241
F15 EnglandNeil Harris2211
F19 GermanyEugen Bopp156362341014
F23 Ivory CoastEugene Dadi7214264
F25 EnglandKevin James11
F26 JamaicaDavid Johnson218493186
F30 EnglandSpencer Weir-Daley822427
F35 EnglandJon-Paul Pittman22123
F38 EnglandNathan Tyson28129710314
F39 EnglandGrant Holt1996442111
F JamaicaMarlon King


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
10Ian Breckin49
10Nathan Tyson28
8Kris Commons38
8Nicky Southall44
6 (1)Gareth Taylor23
5 (2)Jack Lester40
4Grant Holt19
3David Johnson21
3James Perch41
3John Thompson40
2 (1)Eugen Bopp15
2Julian Bennett18
2Own Goals51
2Scott Dobie8
2Spencer Weir-Daley8
2Wes Morgan47
1David Friio16
1Gary Holt31


LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Doncaster RoversMon Dec 26, 2005Home4-0Sat Mar 18, 2006Away2-1
Port ValeTue Dec 06, 2005Home1-0Sat Feb 18, 2006Away2-0
Tranmere RoversSat Oct 01, 2005Home1-0Sat Apr 15, 2006Away1-0