These are the 'Did You Know?' facts that appear on the CityGround's home page
Date Did You Know?
2018-11-03Ben Osborn appeared in every one of the 114 games up to (and including) the League Cup game against Burton Albion, making him 15th on the list of most consecutive appearances and only 2 games behind Nigel Clough who appeared in 116 games between 1985 and 1987?. The full stats are here.
2018-11-10Bob McKinlay made 688 appearances for Forest in a 19 year career? That's over 100 games more than the next best player.
2018-11-16Three players (Garry Birtles, Peter Shilton and John Robertson) appeared in all 20 of our European Cup games from 1979 to 1981. Raimondo Ponte appeared in only one of the games, coming on as a sub.
2018-12-01The 5-5 draw against Aston Villa was the first time we've had that scoreline in our history
2019-01-09The last time we played Manchester United, we lost 8-1 at home and their new manager (Ole Gunnar Solskjaer) scored four goals in the last 10 minutes after coming on as a sub. It's still the largest home defeat in the Premier League.
2019-01-17QPR's recent 1-0 at the City Ground was their first ever win here, after 85 years of trying.
2019-12-23We've only won two away games in December in the last 10 years, and only won 6 games overall in the 29 starts over the last five years. The full December results are here
2020-03-14The last time a season was declared void was three games into the 1939-40 season, shortly after the declaration of Word War II. Forest were 8th in the league, having lost one game and won two.
2020-09-11We haven't won away from home on the opening day of the season since 1997. It's 23 years since we beat Port Vale 1-0 at Vale Park. All of our opening day fixtures are here.
2020-09-20We've only lost our first two league games of the season on 15 occasions before this year. We only lost the third game four times...
2020-09-25The last time we lost our first three league games was in 1954, which is 66 years ago! We lost our first FIVE games that season and finished in 15th place, (but Derby finished bottom).
In total, we've only lost our first three league games of the season 4 times before this year. We then only won the fourth game just one time...
A page for the first few weeks of those five seasons is here