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SEASON: 1878-79


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Next Season: 1879-80
DIVISION:
-

MANAGER(s):

FA Cup:
Semi Final (Old Etonians (N) 1-2)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
AH Smith (3 goal)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
5

Competitive Goals:
10

Goals per game:
2.0



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:

League Points:
out of 0 ( points per win)

Points Percentage:
%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored1 time3 times1 time
Conceded2 times1 time
Won By1 time3 times
Lost By1 time

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
-

Lowest League Attendance:
-

Average League Attendance:
-


Highest Cup Attendance:
400 (FA Cup - Sheffield United)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
400 (FA Cup - Sheffield United)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
2

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



GAMES

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Nov 16, 1878Notts County1A3-1Win500Trent BridgeForest's first competitive game
Sat Dec 21, 1878Sheffield United2H2-0Win400Town Ground
Tue Jan 28, 1879Old Harrovians3A2-0Win200Kennington Oval
Tue Feb 25, 1879Oxford UniversityQuarterA2-1Win-Kennington Oval
Sat Mar 22, 1879Old EtoniansSemiN1-2Loss700Kennington Oval


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Oct 12, 1878StokeEnglandH2-1Win-
Sat Oct 19, 1878Derby TownEnglandH0-0Draw-Forest Recreation Ground
Sat Oct 26, 1878Glasgow RangersScotlandH0-2Loss-Gregory Ground
Mon Oct 28, 1878BirminghamEnglandA1-2Loss-Played with electric lights
Sat Nov 09, 1878BirminghamEnglandA3-1Win-Aston Lower Grounds
Sat Nov 30, 1878ChesterfieldEnglandH4-0Win-Forest Recreation Ground
Sat Dec 07, 1878Sheffield WednesdayEnglandA0-1Loss-Sheaf House
Wed Dec 11, 1878Law SocietyEnglandH7-0Win-Forest Recreation Ground
Sat Jan 18, 1879Edinburgh UniversityScotlandH4-1Win1,500Trent Bridge
Sat Feb 08, 1879ChesterfieldEnglandA6-0Win-
Sat Feb 15, 1879BirminghamEnglandH6-1Win400Trent Bridge
Sat Feb 22, 1879Derby TownEnglandA0-3Loss-County Ground, Derby
Sat Mar 08, 1879ChesterfieldEnglandH5-1Win-Forest Recreation Ground
Sat Mar 29, 1879SpitalEnglandA1-2Loss-Forest Recreation Ground
Sat Apr 12, 1879Glasgow RangersScotlandA0-3Loss6,000
Sat Apr 19, 1879StokeEnglandA0-0Draw-Forest Recreation Ground



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKJohn Sands541
DCharles Caborn541
DErnest Jardine22
DJames Luntley
MArthur Goodyer5412
MEdwin Luntley541
MMark Holroyd541
FJ Bishop111
FSam Widdowson5411
FTeddy Earp44
FWalter Luntley431
A Maddocks
AH Smith5413
Arthur Bates431
Claude Hill
Edward Godber
F Johnson
George Golland
Herbert Rothera
J Johnstone
John Turner5411
L Luntley
Leonard Lindley


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
3AH Smith5
2Arthur Goodyer5
1J Bishop1
1John Turner5
1Sam Widdowson5



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season