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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)
Notts Association Cup Cup - Nottinghamshire FA 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 TOURNAMENTS
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 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
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)



FULL RECORD
Game First Game Last Game P W D L F A
COMPETITIVE
League Tier 1Sep 03, 1892May 16, 1999218380054982930733176
League Tier 2Sep 01, 1906Mar 13, 2019236286262587334053329
League Tier 3Aug 20, 1949May 03, 20082261146052373204
PlayoffsMay 10, 2003May 16, 201181251319
FA CupNov 16, 1878Jan 05, 201939816397129632509
League CupOct 06, 1960Oct 30, 20182041103954390248
European CupSep 13, 1978Oct 01, 19802012443214
Fairs CupSep 13, 1961Nov 14, 1967630389
UEFA CupSep 14, 1983Mar 19, 19962010551816
Super CupJan 30, 1980Dec 17, 1980421143
Intercontinental CupFeb 11, 1981Feb 11, 1981100101
Full Members CupFeb 03, 1988Mar 29, 19921511133522
Associate Members CupOct 18, 2005Sep 04, 200752031010
Charity ShieldAug 15, 1959Aug 12, 1978210163
Anglo-Scottish CupSep 23, 1959Dec 15, 1976136522818
Anglo-Italian CupSep 08, 1993Sep 15, 1993201134
TotalNov 16, 1878Jan 05, 2019545820921388196180187571
NON-COMPETITIVE
Football AllianceSep 07, 1889Apr 28, 189263291618153107
United Counties LeagueJan 06, 1894Apr 29, 1895169433117
World War ISep 04, 1915May 17, 1919145722547257169
World War IIOct 21, 1939May 04, 19462357952103406458
Football League Centenary TournamentApr 16, 1988Apr 17, 1988440052
Mercantile Credit Centenary TrophyAug 29, 1988Aug 29, 1988100114
Wednesbury CupDec 18, 1880May 17, 1884118123420
Brian Clough TrophyJul 31, 2007Dec 17, 20182468102333
County CupOct 08, 1936Sep 02, 200147328711251
Notts Association CupDec 15, 1883Apr 14, 19642320127718
Birmingham CupOct 29, 1887Jan 11, 1890200213
Bass Charity VaseApr 06, 1899Aug 02, 2007104152015
FriendlyMar 22, 1866Oct 09, 200881742114923618921197
Pre-Season FriendlyJun 11, 1905Jul 28, 20183251738170747375
TestimonialMar 30, 1889Jul 23, 20163420858637
TOTALMar 22, 1866Jan 05, 201971912963173524611184010042

LEAGUE HISTORY
League Performance