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TOP GOALSCORERS PER SEasON


In the 195-51 season, Wally Ardron scored 36 goals for Forest. 47 years later Pierre van Hooijdonk scored 34 in exactly the same number of games.
These are the top goalscorers for each season (competitive goals only)

Players scoring more than 15 goals per season (ordered by the number of goals scored)
Season Goals Player Games
1950-5136Wally Ardron47
1997-9834Pierre van Hooijdonk47
1936-3731David Martin38
1956-5730Jim Barrett37
1907-0829Enoch West37
1951-5229Wally Ardron41
2002-0329David Johnson47
1958-5928Tommy Wilson50
1973-7428Duncan McKenzie49
1933-3427Johnny Dent38
1902-0326Grenville Morris37
1908-0925Enoch West38
1949-5025Wally Ardron43
1993-9425Stan Collymore35
1994-9525Stan Collymore43
1966-6724Ian Storey-Moore47
1930-3123Johnny Dent38
1931-3223Billy Dickinson40
1906-0722Grenville Morris38
1921-2222Jack Spaven46
1957-5822Tommy Wilson43
1970-7122Ian Storey-Moore40
1987-8822Nigel Clough40
1991-9222Teddy Sheringham59
1905-0621Grenville Morris36
1912-1321Thomas Gibson33
1934-3521Thomas Peacock40
1935-3621Thomas Peacock31
1952-5321Wally Ardron32
1967-6821Joe Baker48
1988-8921Nigel Clough53
1909-1020Grenville Morris31
1962-6320Colin Addison42
1990-9120Nigel Clough52
1953-5419Alan Moore43
19Tommy Capel35
1960-6119Colin Booth38
1976-7719Peter Withe43
1977-7819Peter Withe54
19Tony Woodcock50
1979-8019John Robertson65
2006-0719Grant Holt55
1899-0018John Calvey36
1929-3018Johnny Dent26
1968-6918Ian Storey-Moore29
1985-8618Nigel Clough45
1893-9417Tom McInnes30
1894-9517Albert Carnelly32
1923-2417Duncan Walker40
1926-2717Sid Gibson43
1928-2917Sam Jennings29
1947-4817Tom Johnson33
1955-5617Jim Barrett35
1982-8317Ian Wallace47
1983-8417Peter Davenport45
1984-8517Peter Davenport44
2008-0917Robert Earnshaw36
2009-1017Robert Earnshaw37
2018-1917Lewis Grabban41
1900-0116John Calvey31
1914-1516Tim Coleman40
1963-6416Frank Wignall42
1964-6516Colin Addison38
16Frank Wignall38
1975-7616Ian Bowyer46
1978-7916John Robertson63
1986-8716Nigel Clough49
1903-0415Grenville Morris27
1927-2815Cyril Stocks36
15Noah Burton36
1932-3315Billy Dickinson39
1937-3815David Martin39
1946-4715Sailor Brown46
15Tom Johnson34
2000-0115Chris Bart-Williams49
2014-1515Michail Antonio49
15Britt Assombalonga32


Ordered by season
Season Goals Player Games
1878-793AH Smith5
1879-807Sam Widdowson5
1880-811Sam Widdowson1
1882-835Sam Widdowson3
1884-855Sam Widdowson7
1885-864George Tutin2
1886-873Teddy Leighton4
1887-883Tinsley Lindley3
1888-893Tinsley Lindley4
1890-9111Alex Higgins5
1891-926Alex Higgins6
1892-9313Alex Higgins27
1893-9417Tom McInnes30
1894-9517Albert Carnelly32
1895-9610Tom McInnes31
1896-978Adrian Capes33
8Chas Richards31
8Fred Forman25
1897-9812Len Benbow30
12Arthur Capes33
12Chas Richards31
1898-999Fred Spencer16
1899-0018John Calvey36
1900-0116John Calvey31
1901-0214John Calvey38
1902-0326Grenville Morris37
1903-0415Grenville Morris27
1904-0514William Shearman31
1905-0621Grenville Morris36
1906-0722Grenville Morris38
1907-0829Enoch West37
1908-0925Enoch West38
1909-1020Grenville Morris31
1910-1112Grenville Morris27
1911-1210Grenville Morris19
1912-1321Thomas Gibson33
1913-148John Derrick26
1914-1516Tim Coleman40
1919-2011John Lythgoe41
1920-2111Jack Spaven30
1921-2222Jack Spaven46
1922-2310Jack Spaven35
1923-2417Duncan Walker40
1924-258Duncan Walker37
1925-2611Sid Gibson46
1926-2717Sid Gibson43
1927-2815Cyril Stocks36
15Noah Burton36
1928-2917Sam Jennings29
1929-3018Johnny Dent26
1930-3123Johnny Dent38
1931-3223Billy Dickinson40
1932-3315Billy Dickinson39
1933-3427Johnny Dent38
1934-3521Thomas Peacock40
1935-3621Thomas Peacock31
1936-3731David Martin38
1937-3815David Martin39
1938-399Jack Surtees28
9Harold Crawshaw22
1939-402Colin Perry3
1945-461Tanner Allen3
1Eddie Barks3
1946-4715Sailor Brown46
15Tom Johnson34
1947-4817Tom Johnson33
1948-4910George Lee37
1949-5025Wally Ardron43
1950-5136Wally Ardron47
1951-5229Wally Ardron41
1952-5321Wally Ardron32
1953-5419Tommy Capel35
19Alan Moore43
1954-5510Tommy Wilson34
10Jim Barrett25
1955-5617Jim Barrett35
1956-5730Jim Barrett37
1957-5822Tommy Wilson43
1958-5928Tommy Wilson50
1959-6012Tommy Wilson35
1960-6119Colin Booth38
1961-6214Colin Booth34
1962-6320Colin Addison42
1963-6416Frank Wignall42
1964-6516Colin Addison38
16Frank Wignall38
1965-669Colin Addison28
1966-6724Ian Storey-Moore47
1967-6821Joe Baker48
1968-6918Ian Storey-Moore29
1969-7012Ian Storey-Moore35
1970-7122Ian Storey-Moore40
1971-7214Ian Storey-Moore34
1972-738John Galley22
1973-7428Duncan McKenzie49
1974-7512Neil Martin34
1975-7616Ian Bowyer46
1976-7719Peter Withe43
1977-7819Peter Withe54
19Tony Woodcock50
1978-7916John Robertson63
1979-8019John Robertson65
1980-8113Ian Wallace49
1981-8212Ian Wallace34
1982-8317Ian Wallace47
1983-8417Peter Davenport45
1984-8517Peter Davenport44
1985-8618Nigel Clough45
1986-8716Nigel Clough49
1987-8822Nigel Clough40
1988-8921Nigel Clough53
1989-9014Steve Hodge47
1990-9120Nigel Clough52
1991-9222Teddy Sheringham59
1992-9312Nigel Clough51
1993-9425Stan Collymore35
1994-9525Stan Collymore43
1995-9612Ian Woan50
1996-976Kevin Campbell20
6Alfe-Inge Haaland41
1997-9834Pierre van Hooijdonk47
1998-9912Dougie Freedman36
1999-0011Alan Rogers45
11Dougie Freedman40
2000-0115Chris Bart-Williams49
2001-0214Stern John29
2002-0329David Johnson47
2003-0413Andy Reid51
2004-0511Gareth Taylor43
2005-0610Ian Breckin49
10Nathan Tyson28
2006-0719Grant Holt55
2007-0814Junior Agogo42
2008-0917Robert Earnshaw36
2009-1017Robert Earnshaw37
2010-1113Lewis McGugan45
2011-129Garath McCleary23
2012-1311Billy Sharp40
2013-1412Jamie Paterson38
2014-1515Britt Assombalonga32
15Michail Antonio49
2015-169Nelson Oliveira28
2016-1714Britt Assombalonga33
2017-1810Kieran Dowell43
2018-1917Lewis Grabban41
2019-207Lewis Grabban15