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FOREST 3 - 1 BLACKBURN ROVERS - Sat Oct 16, 1897 (League Tier 1)

Date:
Sat Oct 16, 1897 (3:00 PM)

Opponent:
Blackburn Rovers

Home/Away:
Home

Ground:
City Ground (Town Ground)

Game Type:
League Tier 1

Score:
3-1 (Won)

Attendance:
6,000

Pos Before/After:
10/7

Opp Before/After:
14/15

Referee:
JC Tillotson

Season:
1897-98

NEXT GAMES:

League Tier 1:
Bolton Wanderers

GAME COUNT:

League:
158 (of 4835)
League Tier 1:
158 (of 2183)
Competitive:
228 (of 5529)
Total:
844 (of 7273)

Sources:
AFS (11v11.com) (Link)

Ken Smales - The First 125 Years



FOREST
Manager: Harry Haslam
Form: DLDDDW (Old to recent)

Goals:
Tom McInnes
Len Benbow
Len Benbow
BLACKBURN ROVERS
Manager:
Form: LLWDLW (Old to recent)

Goals:

Lineup:
Num Pos Player


All league games on this day (Sat Oct 16, 1897)
Home F A Away
Aston Villa42Notts County
Derby County22Bury
Everton30Liverpool
Nottingham Forest31Blackburn Rovers
Preston North End00Bolton Wanderers
Sheffield Wednesday01Sheffield United
Stoke City02Wolverhampton Wanderers
Sunderland02West Bromwich Albion

TABLES BEFORE AND AFTER THE GAME



Table before:
Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGDPts Current Form
1Sheffield United853022123101272201051013 WDDDWW
2Aston Villa85122218400158112710411 WWLLWD
3Sunderland641186300631112329 WWLWDW
4The Wednesday840415133011041035928 LWLWWW
5Liverpool6231128210710215747 DDLWDW
6Derby County731315113001140134747 WWWDLL
7Everton6312111221062102510-17 WLWLDW
8Stoke City7313111431084003310-37 DLWLWL
9Wolverhampton Wanderers72231110221940022616 WLLDDL
10Nottingham Forest614166030331113306 DLDDDW
11Bolton Wanderers6303892012310266-16 LWWWLL
12West Bromwich Albion621312112105100371015 LWLWLD
13Bury621310142018701227-45 LWLDWL
14Blackburn Rovers7214111720166013511-65 LLWDLW
15Preston North End81345101114402316-55 DWLDDL
16Notts County80357150225801327-83 LLDLDL


Table after:
Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGDPts Current Form
1Sheffield United963023123101273201151115 DDDWWW
2Aston Villa961226205001910112710613 WLLWDW
3Everton741214123109210251029 LWLDWW
4Sunderland741288301651112309 WLWDWL
5Derby County832317133101360134748 WWDLLD
6Wolverhampton Wanderers83231310221941024638 LLDDLW
7Nottingham Forest724197130641113328 LDDDWW
8The Wednesday940515143021051035918 WLWWWL
9West Bromwich Albion731314112105110391037 WLWLDW
10Liverpool723212112107102251017 DLWDWL
11Bolton Wanderers7313892012311266-17 WWWLLD
12Stoke City8314111631186003310-57 LWLWLL
13Bury722312162018702249-46 WLDWLD
14Preston North End91445101214402316-56 WLDDLD
15Blackburn Rovers8215122020166014614-85 LWDLWL
16Notts County903691902258014411-103 LDLDLL