SEASON: 2019-20

Prev Season: 2018-19
This Season: 2019-20
Next Season: 2020-21
Football League Championship (Tier 2)
Sabri Lamouchi
FA Cup:
3rd Round (Chelsea (A) 0-2)
League Cup:
3rd Round (Arsenal (A) 0-5)

Player Of The Year:
Matty Cash
Top Goalscorer:
Lewis Grabban (20 goals)


CHAMPIONSHIP (Tier 2) - 2019-20
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHomeAway
1Leeds United462899773515534014134637214293Champions2-01-1
2West Bromwich Albion46221777745101034427127433183283Promoted1-22-2
4Fulham46231211644815264026810524221681Promoted via Playoffs0-12-1
5Cardiff City4619161168581193352187833371073Playoffs0-11-0
6Swansea City4618161262531058272381143530970Playoffs2-21-0
7Nottingham Forest4618161258501058272781143123870
9Preston North End4618121659541247392968920255661-11-1
10Derby County4617131662641184332165122943-2641-01-1
11Blackburn Rovers46171217666310943324731333393633-21-1
12Bristol City46171217606587830339593032-5631-00-0
13Queens Park Rangers461610206776959424275112534-9580-04-0
15Stoke City461682262681139362655132642-6561-43-2
16Sheffield Wednesday461511205866779193084113936-8560-41-1
18Huddersfield Town461312215270869263056122640-18513-11-2
19Luton Town46149235482878333762152145-28513-12-1
20Birmingham City4612142054756710334267102133-21503-01-2
22Charlton Athletic461212225065869282746132238-1548Relegated0-11-1
23Wigan Athletic4615141757561076332357112433147*Relegated1-00-1
24Hull City461292557877313293756122850-3045Relegated1-22-0
*Wigan deducted 10 points for entering administration

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Competitive Games:
Competitive Goals:
Goals per game:
League Games:
League Points:
70 out of 138 (3 points per win)
Points Percentage:

Results when we, or opponent, scored first

Who Scored FirstGamesWonDrawnLostPoints won
Forest scored first25167255 out of 75
Opponent scored first21291015 out of 63

Results when leading and when behind
Leading or BehindGamesWonDrawnLostPoints won
We take a lead28188262 out of 84
We go behind22281214 out of 66

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored24 times8 times6 times1 time
Conceded19 times11 times1 time2 times1 time
Won By13 times4 times2 times1 time
Lost By9 times1 time2 times1 time1 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
Num Days Opp
PWDLFAPointsResults (Green=win; Blue=draw; Red=loss)
11 1312-435 Leeds United (1-1), Swansea City (1-0), West Bromwich Albion (2-2)
214 211--203 Leeds United (2-0)
39 3211-324 Charlton Athletic (1-1), Fulham (2-1)
457 41--1010 Fulham (0-1)
5190 511--103 Brentford (1-0)
69 61-1-111 Preston North End (1-1)
73 7312-415 Birmingham City (3-0), Bristol City (0-0), Derby County (1-1)
810 83-21372 Sheffield Wednesday (0-4), Preston North End (1-1), Swansea City (2-2)
920 9-------
1023 1021-1133 Cardiff City (1-0), Millwall (0-3)
11 113111324 Blackburn Rovers (1-1), Cardiff City (0-1), Hull City (2-0)
121 1222--506 Queens Park Rangers (4-0), Bristol City (1-0)
133 13211-544 Millwall (2-2), Blackburn Rovers (3-2)
14 141-1-111 Reading (1-1)
15 15321-317 Brentford (1-0), Derby County (1-0), Sheffield Wednesday (1-1)
161 162-2-112 Reading (1-1), Queens Park Rangers (0-0)
17 171--1140 Stoke City (1-4)
186 181--1120 Birmingham City (1-2)
192 193111444 Hull City (1-2), Luton Town (2-1), Middlesbrough (1-1)
206 202--2130 Wigan Athletic (0-1), Huddersfield Town (1-2)
21 211--1010 Charlton Athletic (0-1)
22 22321-637 Barnsley (1-0), Middlesbrough (2-2), Huddersfield Town (3-1)
23 2321-1443 West Bromwich Albion (1-2), Stoke City (3-2)
24 2432-1426 Wigan Athletic (1-0), Luton Town (3-1), Barnsley (0-1)

Highest League Attendance:
29,455 (Leeds United)
Lowest League Attendance:
Average League Attendance:
Highest Cup Attendance:
26,971 (Derby County)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
7,432 (Fleetwood Town)

Clean Sheets:
Yellow Cards:
Red Cards:
1   (Ryan Yates)
Own goals (for):
1   (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
4   (scored by us for opponents)   (Joe Worrall, Tobias Figueiredo, Tobias Figueiredo, Nuno da Costa)
Penalties scored:
Penalties conceded:
Penalties missed:
Penalties saved:

Manager for all games: Sabri Lamouchi
1Sat Aug 03, 2019West Bromwich AlbionH1-227,59219Cash (9')
2Sat Aug 10, 2019Leeds UnitedA1-135,45320Grabban (77')
3Sat Aug 17, 2019Birmingham CityH3-027,2819Lolley (15'), Grabban (22'), Dawson (65')
4Wed Aug 21, 2019Charlton AthleticA1-117,20413Adomah (78')
5Sat Aug 24, 2019FulhamA2-118,1869Grabban (4', 61')
6Sat Aug 31, 2019Preston North EndH1-127,24910Adomah (79')
7Sat Sep 14, 2019Swansea CityA1-017,1029Semedo (85')
8Sat Sep 21, 2019BarnsleyH1-029,2025Watson (56')
9Fri Sep 27, 2019Stoke CityA3-223,8001Lolley (36'), Ameobi (47'), Grabban (61')
10Tue Oct 01, 2019Blackburn RoversA1-112,5213Lolley (65')
11Sat Oct 05, 2019BrentfordH1-027,5962Watson (56')
12Sun Oct 20, 2019Wigan AthleticA0-113,0774
13Wed Oct 23, 2019Hull CityH1-227,6248Cash (55')
14Sat Nov 02, 2019Luton TownA2-110,0535Grabban (39'), Ameobi (58')
15Sat Nov 09, 2019Derby CountyH1-029,3145Grabban (56')
16Sat Nov 23, 2019Bristol CityA0-023,5735
17Wed Nov 27, 2019Queens Park RangersA4-012,9374Figueiredo (15'), Grabban (81'), Carvalho (88'), Semedo (90+1')
18Sat Nov 30, 2019Cardiff CityH0-128,2094
19Fri Dec 06, 2019MillwallA2-212,9764Grabban (63', 88')
20Tue Dec 10, 2019MiddlesbroughH1-124,5775Yates (63')
21Sat Dec 14, 2019Sheffield WednesdayH0-428,0028
22Sat Dec 21, 2019Huddersfield TownA1-222,5299Worrall (74')
23Thu Dec 26, 2019Hull CityA2-015,0017Grabban (11' pen, 82')
24Sun Dec 29, 2019Wigan AthleticH1-027,8445Figueiredo (60')
25Wed Jan 01, 2020Blackburn RoversH3-227,0734Lolley (22'), Grabban (25' pen, 55')
26Sat Jan 11, 2020ReadingA1-116,6025Watson (90+6')
27Sun Jan 19, 2020Luton TownH3-127,0815Lolley (36', 57'), Grabban (90' pen)
28Wed Jan 22, 2020ReadingH1-126,8404Grabban (80')
29Tue Jan 28, 2020BrentfordA1-012,2743Lolley (14')
30Sat Feb 01, 2020Birmingham CityA1-220,8374Silva (18')
31Sat Feb 08, 2020Leeds UnitedH2-029,4554Ameobi (31'), Walker (90+4')
32Tue Feb 11, 2020Charlton AthleticH0-128,0295
33Sat Feb 15, 2020West Bromwich AlbionA2-225,1175Kyle Bartley (45' OG), Cash (90+1')
34Sat Feb 22, 2020Queens Park RangersH0-028,7505
35Tue Feb 25, 2020Cardiff CityA1-021,2733Silva (49')
36Mon Mar 02, 2020MiddlesbroughA2-218,8844Yates (29'), Grabban (86')
37Fri Mar 06, 2020MillwallH0-327,3074
38Sat Jun 20, 2020Sheffield WednesdayA1-105Lolley (69')
39Sun Jun 28, 2020Huddersfield TownH3-104Grabban (43', 46'), Yates (85')Safe
40Wed Jul 01, 2020Bristol CityH1-004Silva (62')Safe
41Sat Jul 04, 2020Derby CountyA1-105Lolley (13')Safe
42Tue Jul 07, 2020FulhamH0-105Safe
43Sat Jul 11, 2020Preston North EndA1-105Grabban (5' pen)Safe
44Wed Jul 15, 2020Swansea CityH2-205Ameobi (20', 55')Safe
45Sun Jul 19, 2020BarnsleyA0-105Safe
46Wed Jul 22, 2020Stoke CityH1-407Figueiredo (61')Safe

FA Cup
Sun Jan 05, 2020Chelsea3A0-240,492

League Cup
Tue Aug 13, 2019Fleetwood Town1H1-07,432Silva (59')
Tue Aug 27, 2019Derby County2H3-026,971Lolley (25'), Adomah (35'), Carvalho (79')
Tue Sep 24, 2019Arsenal3A0-553,160

Pre-Season Friendly
Sat Jun 29, 2019Alfreton TownEnglandA2-11,799Johnson (39'), Ansarifard (83')
Tue Jul 02, 2019DundeeScotlandA0-0-
Sat Jul 06, 2019Peterborough UnitedEnglandA--
Sat Jul 13, 2019AtromitosGreeceA3-0-Ameobi (20'), Dawson (64'), Lolley (90')
Tue Jul 16, 2019OlympiakosGreeceA0-3-
Fri Jul 19, 2019Crystal PalaceEnglandH1-014,719Adomah (33')
Fri Jul 26, 2019Real SociedadSpainH2-214,216Worrall (4'), Grabban (28')

Tue Jun 09, 2020Wolverhampton WanderersEnglandA2-00Walker (? pen), Bostock John (?)

Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (18) - £0 Out (24) - £8,000,000
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Jun 24, 2019Sammy AmeobiBoughtJul 12, 2019Karim AnsarifardSold
Jul 01, 2019Rezart RamaBoughtJul 18, 2019Adlene GuediouraSold
Jul 05, 2019Tiago SilvaBoughtJul 26, 2019Ben OsbornSold
Jul 08, 2019Alfa SemedoLoan InAug 02, 2019Tyler WalkerLoan Out
Jul 08, 2019Yuri RibeiroBoughtAug 08, 2019Luke SteeleLoan Out
Jul 09, 2019Aro MuricLoan InAug 09, 2019Virgil GomisLoan Out
Jul 10, 2019Albert AdomahBoughtAug 16, 2019Jayden RichardsonLoan Out
Jul 30, 2019Rafa MirLoan InSep 01, 2019Arvin AppiahSold£8,000,000
Aug 01, 2019Samba SowBoughtSep 01, 2019Gboly AriyibiSold
Aug 07, 2019Brice SambaBoughtSep 01, 2019Jason CummingsSold
Aug 07, 2019Carl JenkinsonBoughtSep 01, 2019Liam BridcuttLoan Out
Aug 08, 2019Chema RodriguezBoughtOct 28, 2019Alex MilosevicReleased
Aug 08, 2019John BostockLoan InDec 05, 2019Danny PrestonLoan Out
Oct 18, 2019Liam SoleBoughtDec 20, 2019Jordan WrightLoan Out
Jan 21, 2020Adama DiakhabyLoan InJan 21, 2020Jack RobinsonSold
Jan 28, 2020Nuno Da CostaBoughtJan 27, 2020Claudio YacobReleased
Jan 30, 2020Gaėtan BongBoughtJan 30, 2020Chema RodriguezSold
Jan 31, 2020Julian LarssonBoughtJan 30, 2020Costel PantilimonLoan Out
Jan 31, 2020Albert AdomahLoan Out
Jan 31, 2020Liam BridcuttLoan Out
Jan 31, 2020Luke SteeleLoan Out
Aug 07, 2020Liam BridcuttSold
Sep 04, 2020Costel PantilimonSold
Sep 11, 2020Ben WatsonSold

*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
GK1 Costel Pantilimon
Loan Out
Romania32On loan to AC Omonia until the end of the season, then sold to Denizlospor
GK12 Jordan Smith England243318
GK15 Luke Steele
Loan Out
England34On loan to Millwall until the end of the season
GK30 Brice Samba Congo25421914963Joined at beginning of season
GK49 Aro Muric
Loan In
Kosovo20512226On loan from Manchester City for the season
D2 Yuri Ribeiro Portugal223113108647Joined at beginning of season
D3 Tobias Figueiredo Portugal253413101132413
D4 Joe Worrall England2248201612151
D6 Alex Milosevic Sweden272Released by mutual consent
D6 Gaėtan Bong Cameroon311111Joined in January
D16 Carl Jenkinson England271025332122Joined at beginning of season
D18 Jack Robinson England25196763328Left to join Sheffield United in January
D20 Michael Dawson England3519784111222
D21 Samba Sow Mali3026139491432Joined at beginning of season
D26 Liam Bridcutt
Loan Out
Scotland30On loan to Lincoln until end of season
D27 Tendayi Darikwa England273
D29 Yohan Benalouane Tunisia32222
D36 Chema Rodriguez Spain271061312213Left to join Getafe in January
D44 Michael Hefele Germany281
D45 Jayden Richardson England182
D46 Jordan Gabriel England201111
D Ben Osborn England24Left after pre-season friendlies
M8 Ben Watson England3445181512385Left at end of season to join Charlton
M10 Joao Carvalho Portugal222611782191511
M11 Matty Cash England214520131237131Left at end of season to join Aston Villa
M13 John Bostock
Loan In
England27943221611On loan from Toulouse for the season
M17 Alfa Semedo
Loan In
Guinea21261088229146On loan from Benfica for the season
M19 Sammy Ameobi England2747191612572391Joined at beginning of season
M22 Ryan Yates England212810993119114
M23 Joe Lolley England26441914111011952
M24 Claudio Yacob Argentina32Released in January
M28 Tiago Silva Portugal2647201512482111Joined at beginning of season
M38 Tyrese Fornah England19111
M41 Liam Sole England191
M42 Yassine En-Neyah Rep. of Ire.19111
M47 Toby Edser England20
F7 Lewis Grabban England31451816112021022
F9 Daryl Murphy Rep. of Ire.36Released at beginning of season
F9 Nuno Da Costa Cape Verde2810244146Joined in January
F14 Adama Diakhaby
Loan In
France23143743112On loan from Huddersfield to the end of the season
F14 Rafa Mir Spain2213544296Loan period ended in January
F34 Tyler Walker England227313166On loan to Lincoln until January; Left at end of season
F35 Jason Cummings Scotland24Left to join Shrewsbury in September
F37 Albert Adomah
Loan Out
Ghana31271485324194On loan to Cardiff until end of season
F38 Gboly Ariyibi USA24Left to join Panaitolikos in September
F39 Zach Clough England24
F40 Brennan Johnson Wales188413436
F43 Arvin Appiah England18111Left to join Almeria in September
F48 Alex Mighten England171014595
F Julian Larsson Sweden18Joined in January


Number of different scorers: 15
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
20 (4)Lewis Grabban45
10Joe Lolley44
5Sammy Ameobi47
4Tiago Silva47
3Albert Adomah27
3Ben Watson45
3Matty Cash45
3Ryan Yates28
3Tobias Figueiredo34
2Alfa Semedo26
2Joao Carvalho26
1Joe Worrall48
1Michael Dawson19
1Own Goals50
1Tyler Walker7

Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
BrentfordSat Oct 05, 2019Home1-0Tue Jan 28, 2020Away1-0
Luton TownSat Nov 02, 2019Away2-1Sun Jan 19, 2020Home3-1

Home and away losses for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score