SEASON: 2007-08


Prev Season: 2006-07
This Season: 2007-08
Next Season: 2008-09
DIVISION:
Coca-Cola League One (Tier 3)
MANAGER(s):
Colin Calderwood
FA Cup:
2nd Round (Luton Town (A) 0-1)
League Cup:
2nd Round (Leicester City (H) 2-3)

Player Of The Year:
Julian Bennett
Top Goalscorer:
Junior Agogo (14 goals)

TABLE

LEAGUE ONE (Tier 3) - 2007-08
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
1Swansea City4627118824213553821146344214092Promoted as Champions0-00-0
2Nottingham Forest462216864321382371398627193282Promoted
3Doncaster Rovers4623111265411445341897731232480Promoted via playoffs0-00-1
4Carlisle United46231112644617333916689253018800-12-0
5Leeds United4627109723815444118126531203476*1-21-1
6Southend United462210147055126535201049353515764-11-1
7Brighton and Hove Albion46191215585012653725761021258690-02-0
8Oldham Athletic46181315584610763221869262512670-00-0
9Northampton Town4617151460551265382159922345662-22-1
10Huddersfield Town462062050621247292282132140-12662-11-1
11Tranmere Rovers46181117524713463218571120295652-02-0
12Walsall461616145246797272697725206641-10-1
13Swindon Town46161317635612564124481122327611-01-2
14Leyton Orient461612184963968272976102234-14604-01-0
15Hartlepool United461592263661157402644152340-3542-11-0
16Bristol Rovers461217174553510825307792023-8531-12-2
17Millwall4614102245609410302656121534-15522-02-2
18Yeovil Town4614102238599410192756121932-21523-23-0
19Cheltenham Town4613122142641085232134161943-22513-13-0
20Crewe Alexandra461214204765869273348112032-18502-00-0
21Bournemouth461772262721049313573133137-1048*Relegated0-00-2
22Gillingham461113224473995262224171851-2946Relegated4-00-3
23Port Vale469112647815810263543162146-3438Relegated2-02-0
24Luton Town4611102543631058292515171438-2033*Relegated1-01-2
*Leeds United deducted 15 points for not complying with insolvency rules
*Bournemouth deducted 10 points for entering administration
*Luton Town deducted 10 points for entering administration

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LEAGUE POSITIONS
GAME COUNTS
Competitive Games:
53
Competitive Goals:
73
Goals per game:
1.4
League Games:
46
League Points:
82 out of 138 (3 points per win)
Points Percentage:
59.4%


GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals5 goals5+ goals
Scored14 times16 times5 times
Conceded16 times8 times3 times
Won By9 times10 times3 times
Lost By9 times1 time1 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)
14 11-1-001 Swansea City (0-0)
241 211--203 Carlisle United (2-0)
365 342-2636 Tranmere Rovers (2-0), Southend United (4-1), Carlisle United (0-1), Doncaster Rovers (0-1)
478 411--303 Yeovil Town (3-0)
514 5211-324 Hartlepool United (2-1), Walsall (1-1)
65 6211-514 Leyton Orient (4-0), Southend United (1-1)
73 7321-307 Leyton Orient (1-0), Brighton and Hove Albion (0-0), Tranmere Rovers (2-0)
87 8211-314 Brighton and Hove Albion (2-0), Leeds United (1-1)
9 92-2-332 Bristol Rovers (2-2), Huddersfield Town (1-1)
107 1032-1316 Crewe Alexandra (2-0), Walsall (0-1), Swindon Town (1-0)
11 1111--213 Northampton Town (2-1)
12 121--1120 Swindon Town (1-2)
13 13211-214 Doncaster Rovers (0-0), Huddersfield Town (2-1)
141 141-1-001 Oldham Athletic (0-0)
1513 1532-1426 Port Vale (2-0), Luton Town (1-2), Hartlepool United (1-0)
167 16-------
17 17211-424 Cheltenham Town (3-1), Bristol Rovers (1-1)
1813 184211977 Gillingham (4-0), Northampton Town (2-2), Gillingham (0-3), Yeovil Town (3-2)
191 19-------
206 20312-205 Swansea City (0-0), Millwall (2-0), Crewe Alexandra (0-0)
211 21312-525 Cheltenham Town (3-0), Oldham Athletic (0-0), Millwall (2-2)
22 2221-1223 Port Vale (2-0), Bournemouth (0-2)
23 23-------
24 2421-1223 Leeds United (1-2), Luton Town (1-0)
Not included: Week 1 game against Bournemouth (0-0) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
28,520 (Yeovil Town)
Lowest League Attendance:
15,860 (Bristol Rovers)
Average League Attendance:
19,955
Highest Cup Attendance:
15,638 (Leicester City)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
3,102 (Peterborough United)

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
26
Yellow Cards:
61
Red Cards:
4   (Grant Holt, Sammy Clingan, Kelvin Wilson, James Perch)
Own goals (for):
2   (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
5   (scored by us for opponents)   (Luke Chambers, Kelvin Wilson, James Perch, Ian Breckin, Kelvin Wilson)
Penalties scored:
3
Penalties conceded:
1
Penalties missed:
1
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
Manager for all games: Colin Calderwood
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreAttPosScorersStatus
1Sat Aug 11, 2007BournemouthH0-018,79116
2Sat Aug 18, 2007Swansea CityA0-017,22015
3Sat Aug 25, 2007Leeds UnitedH1-225,23718Commons (50')
4Sat Sep 01, 2007Bristol RoversA2-29,08018Byron Anthony (29' OG), Holt (45')
5Sat Sep 15, 2007Port ValeA2-06,52114Paul Edwards (3' OG), Chambers (86')
6Sat Sep 22, 2007GillinghamH4-016,33010Agogo (43', 61', 73'), Sinclair (84')
7Sat Sep 29, 2007Yeovil TownA3-06,8188Chambers (57'), Agogo (79'), Commons (84')
8Tue Oct 02, 2007Huddersfield TownA1-110,9948Commons (75')
9Sat Oct 06, 2007Hartlepool UnitedH2-117,5205Commons (11'), Agogo (83')
10Sat Oct 13, 2007Cheltenham TownA3-05,0123Commons (11', 45', 66')
11Sat Oct 20, 2007Doncaster RoversH0-023,1084
12Sat Oct 27, 2007Luton TownA1-28,5247Bennett (90')
13Tue Oct 30, 2007Oldham AthleticH0-016,4236
14Sat Nov 03, 2007Tranmere RoversH2-016,8254Agogo (50' pen), Tyson (78')
15Tue Nov 06, 2007Southend UnitedH4-126,0942Breckin (41'), Tyson (65'), Agogo (73', 88')
16Sat Nov 24, 2007Crewe AlexandraH2-016,6502Davies (45'), Clingan (52')
17Tue Dec 04, 2007WalsallA0-16,6054
18Fri Dec 07, 2007Brighton and Hove AlbionA2-06,5362Tyson (30', 49')
19Sat Dec 15, 2007Northampton TownH2-217,0813McGugan (15'), Agogo (90')
20Sat Dec 22, 2007Port ValeH2-021,4071Agogo (24'), McGugan (67')
21Wed Dec 26, 2007Oldham AthleticA0-08,1402
22Sat Dec 29, 2007GillinghamA0-37,7122
23Tue Jan 01, 2008Huddersfield TownH2-118,7622Cohen (68'), McGugan (90')
24Sat Jan 12, 2008Leyton OrientH4-017,8052Holt (31', 54' pen), Commons (72'), Thornhill (89')
25Sat Jan 19, 2008Swindon TownA1-29,8153Chambers (63')
26Wed Jan 23, 2008MillwallA2-28,4362Cohen (85'), Tyson (88')
27Tue Jan 29, 2008Swansea CityH0-021,0653
28Sat Feb 02, 2008BournemouthA0-27,2514
29Sat Feb 09, 2008MillwallH2-017,0463Bennett (48'), Chambers (58')
30Tue Feb 12, 2008Leeds UnitedA1-129,5524Bennett (69')
31Sat Feb 16, 2008Swindon TownH1-023,4393Tyson (50')
32Sat Feb 23, 2008Leyton OrientA1-07,1362Agogo (61')
33Mon Mar 03, 2008Carlisle UnitedH0-128,4874
34Sat Mar 08, 2008Crewe AlexandraA0-06,3144
35Tue Mar 11, 2008Southend UnitedA1-18,3764Thornhill (65')
36Sat Mar 15, 2008WalsallH1-117,1774Ormerod (49')
37Fri Mar 21, 2008Northampton TownA2-17,2444Ormerod (9'), Tyson (63' pen)
38Mon Mar 24, 2008Brighton and Hove AlbionH0-018,1654Safe
39Fri Mar 28, 2008Doncaster RoversA0-112,5084Safe
40Tue Apr 01, 2008Carlisle UnitedA2-09,9794Chambers (76'), McCleary (90')Safe
41Sat Apr 05, 2008Cheltenham TownH3-119,8604Agogo (26', 47'), Chambers (45')Safe
42Tue Apr 08, 2008Bristol RoversH1-115,8605McGugan (33')Safe
43Sat Apr 12, 2008Tranmere RoversA2-08,6894Tyson (34'), Morgan (51')Safe
44Sat Apr 19, 2008Luton TownH1-017,3314Tyson (67')Safe
45Sat Apr 26, 2008Hartlepool UnitedA1-05,2063McGugan (84')Safe
46Sat May 03, 2008Yeovil TownH3-228,5202Bennett (12'), Commons (18'), McGugan (28')Promoted

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Sat Nov 10, 2007Lincoln City1A1-17,361McGugan (25')
Tue Nov 27, 2007Lincoln City11H3-16,783Commons (35'), Tyson (49', 61')
Tue Dec 11, 2007Luton Town2A0-15,758

League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Tue Aug 14, 2007Chester City1A0-02,270
Tue Aug 28, 2007Leicester City2H1-015,638Agogo (28')
Tue Sep 18, 2007Leicester City21H2-315,519Smith (1'), Tyson (64')

EFL Trophy
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreAttScorers
Tue Sep 04, 2007Peterborough United1H2-33,102Chambers (33', 49')

Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreAttScorers
Tue Jul 17, 2007Ilkeston TownEnglandA5-01,180Thornhill (48', 58'), Sinclair (79'), Brown (83', 89')
Wed Jul 18, 2007Rushden and DiamondsEnglandA1-11,210Davies (90')
Tue Jul 24, 2007KilmarnockScotlandA3-12,524Holt (19' pen, 39' pen, 51' pen)
Thu Jul 26, 2007Dunfermline AthleticScotlandA1-21,756Sinclair (24')
Sat Jul 28, 2007MotherwellScotlandA0-02,501
Mon Jul 30, 2007Notts CountyEnglandA2-17,070Chambers (4', 85')
Tue Jul 31, 2007Derby CountyEnglandA0-225,159
Sat Aug 04, 2007Sheffield UnitedEnglandA0-15,676

Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreAttScorers
Sat Jul 21, 2007ChesterfieldEnglandA0-02,796

Bass Charity Vase
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreAttScorers
Thu Aug 02, 2007Burton AlbionFinalA1-2-? (?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (11) - £1,641,000 Out (12) - £840,000
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Barry RichardsonBoughtFreeCorey TreaceySold
Corey TreaceyBoughtDavid BrownSold
Dimitrios KonstantopoulosLoan InTriallist (2004)Sold
Jul 17, 2007Kelvin WilsonBought£315,000Jul 17, 2007Danny GreenReleased
Jul 17, 2007Neil LennonBoughtFreeSep 15, 2007Scott DobieSold
Jul 18, 2007Arron DaviesBoughtFreeJan 29, 2008Neil LennonReleased
Jul 21, 2007Matt LockwoodBought£126,000Apr 26, 2008Matt LockwoodSold£105,000
Aug 04, 2007Chris CohenBought£1,200,000Apr 26, 2008Sammy ClinganReleased
Jan 31, 2008Garath McClearyBoughtMay 03, 2008Junior AgogoSold£565,000
Feb 09, 2008Will HoskinsLoan InMay 03, 2008Kris CommonsReleased
Mar 08, 2008Brett OrmerodLoan InJun 01, 2008Alan PowerSold
Jun 24, 2008Grant HoltSold£170,000


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
Forwards
F9 Nathan Tyson England2539191281221381
F10 Grant Holt England2636131393515112Went on loan to Blackpool
F11 Scott Dobie Scotland28321212Sold to Carlisle United in January
F11 Will Hoskins England2121121On loan from Watford (Feb to April)
F12 Garath McCleary England2085211253Bought from Bromley in January
F14 Arron Davies Wales23221255125124Bought from Yeovil Town in July
F17 Lewis McGugan England183617127771493
F18 Brett Ormerod England301375129On loan from Preston North End (March to May)
F23 Junior Agogo Ghana2842181491415111
F24 Emile Sinclair England191483311415Went on loan to Brentford
Goalkeepers
GK1 Paul Smith (2006) England27532417111
GK20 Dimitrios Konstantopoulos Greece28On loan from Coventry City (March to May)
GK30 Dale Roberts England2032Went on loan to Rushden and Diamonds
GK32 Shane Redmond Rep. of Ire.18
GK38 Barry Richardson England375
Defenders
D3 Matt Lockwood England3012633166Bought from Leyton Orient in July
D4 Luke Chambers England214923151083721
D5 Wes Morgan England23472413916255
D6 Ian Breckin England323113108141612
D39 Hamza Bencherif Algeria19Went on loan to Lincoln City (August to January) and Halifax
Midfielders
M2 Kelvin Wilson England214820171031121Bought from Preston North End in July
M7 James Perch England213515127118138
M8 Kris Commons Scotland2346221491021511
M13 Felix Bastians Germany19312113Went on loan to Chesterfield, Notts County and Milton Keynes Dons
M15 Chris Cohen England2045231392661Bought from Yeovil Town in July
M16 Sammy Clingan N. Ireland23472216816112
M18 Neil Lennon N. Ireland36239854545Bought from Celtic in June; Sold to Wycombe Wanderers in January
M25 Alan Power Rep. of Ire.191111Went on loan to Grays Athletic
M26 Matt Thornhill England18165922151115
M27 Brendan Moloney Rep. of Ire.182221Went on loan to Chesterfield
M28 Joe Heath England18
M29 Julian Bennett England22401814748312Player Of The Year
M31 Mark Byrne Rep. of Ire.181114
M37 James Reid England17


GOALSCORERS


Number of different scorers: 19
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
14 (1)Junior Agogo42
12 (1)Nathan Tyson39
10Kris Commons46
8Luke Chambers49
7Lewis McGugan36
4Julian Bennett40
3 (1)Grant Holt36
2Brett Ormerod13
2Chris Cohen45
2Matt Thornhill16
2Own Goals53
1Arron Davies22
1Emile Sinclair14
1Garath McCleary8
1Ian Breckin31
1Paul Smith (2006)53
1Sammy Clingan47
1Wes Morgan47


LEAGUE DOUBLES (FOR)
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Cheltenham TownSat Oct 13, 2007Away3-0Sat Apr 05, 2008Home3-1
Hartlepool UnitedSat Oct 06, 2007Home2-1Sat Apr 26, 2008Away1-0
Leyton OrientSat Jan 12, 2008Home4-0Sat Feb 23, 2008Away1-0
Port ValeSat Sep 15, 2007Away2-0Sat Dec 22, 2007Home2-0
Tranmere RoversSat Nov 03, 2007Home2-0Sat Apr 12, 2008Away2-0
Yeovil TownSat Sep 29, 2007Away3-0Sat May 03, 2008Home3-2



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