COMPETITIONS


The following is a list of the leagues and cup tournaments that Forest have played in

LEAGUES
League Tier 1 - The English First Division (1885-1992); The Premier League (1992-current)
League Tier 2 - The Second Division (1892-1992); English First Division (1992-2004); The Championship (2004-current)
League Tier 3 - The Third Division (1920 to 1995); Second Division (1995-2004); League One (2004-current)
Playoffs - League playoffs

DOMESTIC CUPS
FA Cup - All Football Association clubs. 736 clubs entered in 2016 (1871-current)
League Cup (EFL Cup) - All 92 league clubs (1960-current)
League Trophy (EFL Trophy) - Levels 3 and 4 of the League only (1983-current)
Charity/Community Shield - Premier League and FA Cup winners (1908-current)

EUROPEAN CUPS
European Cup/Champions League - Top clubs in each premier league (1955-current)
UEFA Cup/Europa League - Lower placed clubs in each premier league (1971-current)
Super Cup - Winners of European Cup v UEFA Cup (1972-current)
Intercontinental Cup - Winners of the European Cup and the South American champions (1960-2004)

BRIAN CLOUGH TROPHY
Brian Clough Trophy - All games against Derby County since 2007

ONE-OFF and DISCONTINUED DOMESTIC CUPS
Fairs Cup - European cities that held trade fairs (1955-1971)
Full Members Cup - Levels 1 and 2 of the League (1985-1992)
Texaco/Anglo-Scottish Cup - England, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Scotland teams that were not in Europe
Anglo-Italian Cup - Played intermittently between 1970 and 1996 between clubs from England and Italy
Football League Centenary Tournament - One-off tournament to celebrate 100 years of the Football. Won by Nottingham Forest (1988)
Mercantile Credit Centenary Trophy - One-off tournament featuring eight highest placed English teams, to celebrate 100 years of the Football (1988)
Notts Association Cup - Nottinghamshire Football Association's Cup competition
Wednesbury Cup - Held between 1880 and 1894 for teams from the West Midlands
Bass Charity Vase - Held annually since 1890. Won in 1899, 2001, 2002.
Birmingham Cup - Forest entered twice in 1887 and 1890.

ONE-OFF AND INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENTS
Vigo Tournament - Held at Celta Vigo's stadium in Spain. Forest competed in the 1978-79 tournament
Trofeo Villa de Bilbao - Held in Spain at the beginning of 1979-80 season
La Linea Tournament - Held in Spain at the beginning of 1980-81 season
Amsterdam 705 Tournament - Held in Amsterdam at the beginning of 1980-81 season
Nuremberg Tournament - Held in Germany at the beginning of 1982-83 season
Trofeo Colombino Cup - Held in Spain at the beginning of 1982-83 season
Townsend Thoresen Tournament - This tournament was organized by PSV Eindhoven and played at their ground. Forest competed in the 1983-84 tournament
Joan Gamper Trophy - Held annually at Barcelona's ground. Forest competed in the 1983-84 tournament
Makita Tournament - Held in Leeds at the beginning of 1992-93 season
Dallas Cup - Held annually in Dallas for youth teams. Won in 2002.

DISCONTINUED LEAGUES
Football Alliance - A precursor to the Football League. Forest played in it for their first three league seasons (1889, 1890, 1891)
United Counties League - A separate competition held for two seasons (1893-94 and 1894-95) after the end of the regular season
World War I - The Leagues held between 1914-18
World War II - The Leagues held between 1939-45

MAJOR LEAGUES AND TROPHIES FOREST HAVE NOT COMPETED IN
England:
League Tier 4 - The lowest of the current 4 divisions in the Football League
FA Trophy (League Trophy) - Levels 5-8 of the League (1983-current)
FA Vase - Levels 9 and lower of the League (1974-current)
Europe:
Europa Conference League - Third tier of European Cups (2021-)
Cup Winners Cup - Winners of each national cup (1960-1999)



FULL RECORD IN EACH COMPETITION
Overall Home Away
Game First Game Last Game P W D L F A P W D L F A P W D L F A
COMPETITIVE
League Tier 1Sep 03, 1892May 16, 1999217880054982930733176108953327228418071229108926727754512661947
League Tier 2Sep 01, 1906May 07, 2022250792066891935833476125461932331221531414125330134560714302062
League Tier 3Aug 20, 1949May 03, 2008226114605237320411370241920877113443633165127
PlayoffsMay 10, 2003May 29, 20221032516225122712523910
FA CupNov 16, 1878Mar 20, 202239716797133641519185994838353190179594278239280
League CupOct 06, 1960Aug 24, 2021209114385739625910368142123712099422334151134
European CupSep 13, 1978Oct 01, 1980201244321496122079432107
Fairs CupSep 13, 1961Nov 14, 1967633893217631213
UEFA CupSep 14, 1983Mar 19, 19962010551816106319510424911
Super CupJan 30, 1980Dec 17, 1980421143223121112
Intercontinental CupFeb 11, 1981Feb 11, 19811101
Full Members CupFeb 03, 1988Mar 29, 199215111335194410495131810
EFL TrophyOct 18, 2005Sep 04, 200752310103126621144
Charity ShieldAug 15, 1959Aug 12, 197821163
Anglo-Scottish CupSep 23, 1959Dec 15, 197613652281885211911513197
Anglo-Italian CupSep 08, 1993Sep 15, 19932113411111123
TotalNov 16, 1878May 07, 202255942152142720158189774227791407690682481330762768727729131233044603
NON-COMPETITIVE
Football AllianceSep 07, 1889Apr 28, 1892632916181531073217105943931126135968
United Counties LeagueJan 06, 1894Apr 29, 189516943311775212694411911
Football League Centenary TournamentApr 16, 1988Apr 17, 19884452
Mercantile Credit Centenary TrophyAug 29, 1988Aug 29, 198811141114
Wednesbury CupDec 18, 1880May 17, 18841181234203316785121813
County CupOct 08, 1936Sep 02, 20014732510112503426358834136252416
Notts Association CupDec 15, 1883Apr 14, 196423201277181091358121011409
Birmingham CupOct 29, 1887Jan 11, 1890221311011112
Bass Charity VaseApr 06, 1899Aug 02, 200710415201593151314
FriendlyMar 22, 1866Jun 09, 20208074221482371881118929917939817433644962371071521109806
Pre-Season FriendlyJun 11, 1905Jul 31, 202133517880777583853411111244502921646959705320
TestimonialMar 30, 1889Jul 23, 20164527126123571265131193321759238
TOTALMar 22, 1866May 07, 202273353035177725231204910243339617587998396263384338661245968165356656300
Brian Clough TrophyJul 31, 2007Jan 22, 202232101111344016844251816277922



LEAGUE HISTORY
League Performance