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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 - All 92 league clubs (1960-current)
Associate Members Cup (League Trophy - Level 3 and 4 of the League (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)
Wednesbury Cup - Held between 1880 and 1894 for teams from the West Midlands

ONE-OFF TOURNAMENTS
Bass Charity Vase - Held annually since 1890. Won in 1899, 2001, 2002.
Vigo Tournament - Held in Spain 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
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
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 it in for their first three league seasons (1889, 1890, 1891)
United Counties League - A seperate competition held for two seasons (1893-94 and 1894-95) after the end of the regular season
Wartime Leagues - The Leagues held between 1914-18 and 1939-45

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