SEASON: 2014-15


Prev Season: 2013-14
This Season: 2014-15
Next Season: 2015-16
DIVISION:
npower Championship (Tier 2)
MANAGER(s):
Stuart Pearce (2), Dougie Freedman
FA Cup:
3rd Round (Rochdale (A) 0-1)
League Cup:
3rd Round (Tottenham Hotspur (A) 1-3)

Player Of The Year:
Michail Antonio
Top Goalscorer:
Britt Assombalonga, Michail Antonio (15 goals)

TABLE

CHAMPIONSHIP (Tier 2) - 2014-15
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
1Bournemouth4626128984513734825135550205390Promoted as Champions2-12-1
2Watford4627811915014454822134643284189Promoted1-32-2
3Norwich City46251110884812655024135538244086Promoted after playoffs2-11-3
4Middlesbrough462510116837155342121058262531852-10-3
5Brentford46239147859126546281139323119781-32-2
6Ipswich Town46221212725415534018779323618782-21-2
7Wolverhampton Wanderers46221212705613644223968283314781-23-0
8Derby County46211411855612744824977373229771-12-1
9Blackburn Rovers46171613665911663728610729317671-33-3
10Birmingham City461615155464107629316892533-10631-31-2
11Cardiff City461614165761105831306982631-4621-21-2
12Charlton Athletic46141814546099532275992233-6601-11-2
13Sheffield Wednesday461418144349511716209772729-6600-21-0
14Nottingham Forest46151417716995937326983437259
15Leeds United461511205061869222475112837-11561-10-0
16Huddersfield Town461316175875887343458102441-17550-10-3
17Fulham461410226283959363855132645-21525-32-3
18Bolton Wanderers461312215467986352744151940-13514-12-2
19Reading4613112248698510242556122444-21504-03-0
20Brighton and Hove Albion461017194454689262949101825-10470-03-2
21Rotherham United461116194667878313439111533-2146*2-00-0
22Millwall469142342765711254047121736-3441Relegated0-10-0
23Wigan Athletic469122539643812182964132135-2539Relegated3-00-0
24Blackpool464142836914712183507161856-5526Relegated2-04-4
*Rotherham deducted 3 points for fielding an ineligible player

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LEAGUE POSITIONS
GAME COUNTS
Competitive Games:
50
Competitive Goals:
75
Goals per game:
1.5
League Games:
46
League Points:
59 out of 138 (3 points per win)
Points Percentage:
42.8%


GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored17 times13 times5 times3 times1 time
Conceded12 times12 times11 times1 time
Won By8 times4 times4 times1 time
Lost By10 times7 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)
138 1211-434 Bournemouth (2-1), Watford (2-2)
220 222--426 Derby County (2-1), Middlesbrough (2-1)
32 3-------
43 452-36106 Blackpool (2-0), Middlesbrough (0-3), Bournemouth (2-1), Norwich City (1-3), Watford (1-3)
510 51-1-221 Brentford (2-2)
64 621-1223 Sheffield Wednesday (1-0), Ipswich Town (1-2)
77 711--213 Norwich City (2-1)
87 82-11341 Ipswich Town (2-2), Wolverhampton Wanderers (1-2)
972 9211-634 Wolverhampton Wanderers (3-0), Blackburn Rovers (3-3)
1029 102-11131 Charlton Athletic (1-1), Sheffield Wednesday (0-2)
1134 111--1130 Blackburn Rovers (1-3)
1233 125122765 Reading (4-0), Derby County (1-1), Millwall (0-0), Brentford (1-3), Charlton Athletic (1-2)
137 132-11121 Leeds United (0-0), Cardiff City (1-2)
14 14-------
15 1521-1533 Fulham (2-3), Reading (3-0)
16 162--2250 Cardiff City (1-2), Birmingham City (1-3)
17 1731-2453 Huddersfield Town (0-3), Bolton Wanderers (4-1), Huddersfield Town (0-1)
181 182-2-002 Brighton and Hove Albion (0-0), Wigan Athletic (0-0)
19 192-11231 Birmingham City (1-2), Leeds United (1-1)
20 20-------
21 21321-527 Rotherham United (0-0), Brighton and Hove Albion (3-2), Rotherham United (2-0)
22 221--1010 Millwall (0-1)
23 23211-524 Bolton Wanderers (2-2), Wigan Athletic (3-0)
24 24211-974 Fulham (5-3), Blackpool (4-4)


ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
30,227 (Derby County)
Lowest League Attendance:
19,619 (Wigan Athletic)
Average League Attendance:
23,492
Highest Cup Attendance:
-
Lowest Cup Attendance:
-

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
14
Yellow Cards:
68
Red Cards:
4   (Michael Mancienne, Britt Assombalonga, Kelvin Wilson, Kelvin Wilson)
Own goals (for):
2   (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
1   (scored by us for opponents)   (Henri Lansbury)
Penalties scored:
4
Penalties conceded:
7
Penalties missed:
0
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreAttPosScorersStatus
Manager: Stuart Pearce (2)
1Sat Aug 09, 2014BlackpoolH2-028,0285Antonio (25'), Burke (30')
2Sat Aug 16, 2014Bolton WanderersA2-215,7534Assombalonga (27', 35' pen)
3Tue Aug 19, 2014BournemouthA2-110,7681Assombalonga (67'), Fryatt (72')
4Sat Aug 23, 2014ReadingH4-022,7951Antonio (17', 47'), Fryatt (54'), Assombalonga (64')
5Sat Aug 30, 2014Sheffield WednesdayA1-020,6561Lansbury (37')
6Sun Sep 14, 2014Derby CountyH1-130,2271Assombalonga (72')
7Wed Sep 17, 2014FulhamH5-322,5721Assombalonga (9', 21' pen, 79'), Antonio (77'), Paterson (89')
8Sat Sep 20, 2014MillwallA0-012,0381
9Sat Sep 27, 2014Brighton and Hove AlbionH0-023,8112
10Tue Sep 30, 2014Wigan AthleticA0-014,0782
11Sun Oct 05, 2014Ipswich TownH2-224,3542Tesche (63'), Antonio (90')
12Sat Oct 18, 2014Cardiff CityA1-221,2635Assombalonga (89')
13Tue Oct 21, 2014WatfordA2-216,0956Antonio (31', 67')
14Sat Oct 25, 2014Blackburn RoversH1-327,3457Fryatt (37')
15Sat Nov 01, 2014Huddersfield TownA0-315,31710
16Wed Nov 05, 2014BrentfordH1-321,07211Antonio (82')
17Sat Nov 08, 2014Norwich CityH2-124,78311Assombalonga (85'), Antonio (90')
18Sat Nov 22, 2014Wolverhampton WanderersA3-025,5138Assombalonga (65'), Fryatt (68'), Lansbury (83')
19Sat Nov 29, 2014Birmingham CityA1-218,5959Assombalonga (84')
20Sat Dec 06, 2014Charlton AthleticH1-122,29710Tesche (59')
21Sat Dec 13, 2014Rotherham UnitedA0-011,2289
22Sat Dec 20, 2014Leeds UnitedH1-122,6649Fryatt (45')
23Fri Dec 26, 2014MiddlesbroughA0-332,27710
24Sun Dec 28, 2014Birmingham CityH1-326,21210Assombalonga (90')
25Sat Jan 10, 2015Sheffield WednesdayH0-222,20913
26Sat Jan 17, 2015Derby CountyA2-132,70512Assombalonga (75'), Osborn (90')
27Wed Jan 21, 2015FulhamA2-315,51212Lansbury (45', 62')
28Sat Jan 31, 2015MillwallH0-123,01812
Manager: Dougie Freedman
29Sat Feb 07, 2015Brighton and Hove AlbionA3-226,26712Collins (44'), Lansbury (63'), Osborn (86')
30Wed Feb 11, 2015Wigan AthleticH3-019,61910Assombalonga (33'), Burke (50'), Lansbury (61')
31Sat Feb 14, 2015BlackpoolA4-411,71210Blackstock (68'), Gardner (70'), Lansbury (77' pen), Burke (90')
32Sat Feb 21, 2015Bolton WanderersH4-122,4419Burke (8', 68'), Antonio (17'), Lansbury (65' pen)
33Wed Feb 25, 2015BournemouthH2-120,6379Lascelles (21'), Lansbury (44')
34Sat Feb 28, 2015ReadingA3-018,5869Osborn (56'), Fryatt (70'), Gardner (80')
35Tue Mar 03, 2015Charlton AthleticA1-214,9379Antonio (14')
36Sat Mar 07, 2015MiddlesbroughH2-124,2009Gardner (34'), Blackstock (65')
37Sat Mar 14, 2015Leeds UnitedA0-030,7229
38Wed Mar 18, 2015Rotherham UnitedH2-020,5699Blackstock (43'), Antonio (45')
39Sat Mar 21, 2015Norwich CityA1-326,9769Burke (76')Safe
40Fri Apr 03, 2015Wolverhampton WanderersH1-227,1859Blackstock (90')Safe
41Mon Apr 06, 2015BrentfordA2-211,4999Walker (61'), Kane (77')Safe
42Sat Apr 11, 2015Huddersfield TownH0-121,5729Safe
43Wed Apr 15, 2015WatfordH1-320,72310Gardner (72')Safe
44Sat Apr 18, 2015Blackburn RoversA3-313,87611Antonio (7', 88'), Lansbury (45')Safe
45Sat Apr 25, 2015Ipswich TownA1-225,19912Christophe Berra (54' OG)Safe
46Sat May 02, 2015Cardiff CityH1-221,98814Blackstock (90')Safe

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Manager: Stuart Pearce (2)
Sat Jan 03, 2015Rochdale3A0-16,791

League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Manager: Stuart Pearce (2)
Tue Aug 12, 2014Tranmere Rovers1A1-04,374Antonio (12')
Tue Aug 26, 2014Huddersfield Town2A2-06,509Vaughan James (72' OG), Lansbury (82')
Wed Sep 24, 2014Tottenham Hotspur3A1-331,912Grant (61')

Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreAttScorers
Manager: Stuart Pearce (2)
Sat Jul 12, 2014Ilkeston TownEnglandA4-03,020Cox (77', 83'), Osborn (81', 90')
Wed Jul 16, 2014Porto BPortugalA3-2-Lansbury (44'), Veldwijk (82'), McLaughlin (88')
Sat Jul 19, 2014Rio AvePortugalA0-1-
Wed Jul 23, 2014Rotherham UnitedEnglandA0-13,600
Sun Jul 27, 2014Milton Keynes DonsEnglandA0-14,121
Wed Jul 30, 2014York CityEnglandA2-11,714Mackie (52'), Cox (57')
Sat Aug 02, 2014West Bromwich AlbionEnglandH1-06,423Fryatt (25')



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (16) - £6,500,000 Out (14) - £0
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Jack HuntLoan InDan HardingReleased
Louis LaingBoughtJack BlakeSold
Todd KaneLoan InLouis LaingSold
Tom InceLoan InJul 09, 2014Jamaal LascellesSold
Jun 09, 2014Matt FryattBoughtAug 07, 2014Simon CoxSold
Jul 01, 2014Lars VeldwijkBoughtAug 09, 2014Karl DarlowSold
Jul 06, 2014Michael MancienneBoughtSep 30, 2014Stephen McLaughlinLoan out
Jul 09, 2014Jamaal LascellesLoan InJan 05, 2015Dan HardingLoan out
Jul 15, 2014Roger RieraBoughtFeb 01, 2015Djamel AbdounLoan out
Jul 29, 2014Chris BurkeBoughtFeb 24, 2015Oliver BurkeLoan out
Aug 06, 2014Michail AntonioBought£1,500,000Mar 02, 2015Robert TescheLoan out
Aug 09, 2014Britt AssombalongaBought£5,000,000Jun 16, 2015Jamie MackieReleased
Aug 14, 2014Robert TescheBoughtFreeJul 01, 2015Danny CollinsReleased
Jan 10, 2015Gary GardnerLoan InJul 30, 2015Djamel AbdounReleased
Mar 18, 2015Modou BarrowLoan In
Mar 26, 2015Chuba AkpomLoan In


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
GK1 Karl Darlow England234416141416Sold to Newcastle and then returned on loan (whole of season)
GK26 Dimitar Evtimov Bulgaria2010Went on loan to Mansfield (Aug to Jan)
GK29 Dorus de Vries Netherlands3361533
GK36 Ross Durrant England181
Defenders
D2 Eric Lichaj USA25451713154753
D5 Danny Collins Wales338611116
D16 Jamaal Lascelles England202812511151615Sold to Newcastle and then returned on loan (whole of season)
D17 Jack Hunt England23198742537On loan from Crystal Palace (July to December)
D17 Todd Kane England2082151114On loan from Chelsea (Jan to June)
D20 Louis Laing England214
D33 Roger Riera Spain191
D38 Ben Osborn England194016816328109
Midfielders
M3 Dan Harding England3010433226Went on loan to Millwall (Jan to end of season)
M4 Michael Mancienne England263813121361122
M6 Kelvin Wilson England2825491232118
M8 Chris Cohen England2764212
M10 Henri Lansbury England2340131215111393
M13 Danny Fox England28301191045213
M15 Greg Halford England291Went on loan to Brighton (Nov to end of season)
M19 Tom Ince England2261231222On loan from Hull City (Oct to Dec)
M22 Gary Gardner England22188374322On loan from Aston Villa (Jan to June)
M24 David Vaughan Wales311541133317
M25 Jack Hobbs England2519658122
M27 Chris Burke Scotland3044151217631695
M30 Stephen McLaughlin Rep. of Ire.249414174Went on loan to Notts County (Sep to Dec) and Southend (Mar to end of season)
M32 Robert Tesche Germany2725691024754Went on loan to Birmingham (March to June)
Forwards
F7 Matt Fryatt England2826127761793
F9 Britt Assombalonga Zaire213212911153163
F11 Andy Reid Rep. of Ire.3264212
F12 Jamie Mackie Scotland28Went on loan to Reading for whole of season
F14 Lars Veldwijk S. Africa221434721115
F18 Michail Antonio England244917141815519Player Of The Year
F19 Modou Barrow Gambia21411222On loan from Swansea (March to April)
F21 Jamie Paterson England22249510141722
F23 Dexter Blackstock Antigua28207675896
F28 Radoslaw Majewski Poland27Went on loan to Huddersfield (Whole of season)
F31 Chuba Akpom England1872532On loan from Arsenal (March to May)
F34 Tyler Walker England1771151175
F35 Oliver Burke Scotland1731223Went on loan to Bradford (Feb to March)
F37 Jorge Grant England1931111124
F39 Djamel Abdoun Algeria28Went on loan to Lokeren (Feb to end of season)


GOALSCORERS


Number of different scorers: 15
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
15 (2)Britt Assombalonga32
15Michail Antonio49
11 (2)Henri Lansbury40
6Chris Burke44
6Matt Fryatt26
5Dexter Blackstock20
4Gary Gardner18
3Ben Osborn40
2Own Goals50
2Robert Tesche25
1Danny Collins8
1Jamaal Lascelles28
1Jamie Paterson24
1Jorge Grant3
1Todd Kane8
1Tyler Walker7


LEAGUE DOUBLES (FOR)
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
BournemouthTue Aug 19, 2014Away2-1Wed Feb 25, 2015Home2-1
ReadingSat Aug 23, 2014Home4-0Sat Feb 28, 2015Away3-0



LEAGUE DOUBLES (AGAINST)
Home and away losses for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Birmingham CitySat Nov 29, 2014Away1-2Sun Dec 28, 2014Home1-3
Cardiff CitySat Oct 18, 2014Away1-2Sat May 02, 2015Home1-2
Huddersfield TownSat Nov 01, 2014Away0-3Sat Apr 11, 2015Home0-1