SEASON: 1904-05


Prev Season: 1903-04
This Season: 1904-05
Next Season: 1905-06
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)
MANAGER(s):
Harry Hallam
FA Cup:
2nd Round (Fulham (A) 0-1)
League Cup:
Did not exist

Top Goalscorer:
Billy Shearman (14 goals)

TABLE

FIRST DIVISION (Tier 1) - 1904-05
SEASON END TABLE Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHomeAway
1Newcastle United34232972331412411291731212.18182481-31-5
2Everton34215863361421361173727251.75000470-21-5
3Manchester City34206866371430461763820201.78378462-11-1
4Aston Villa341941163431124321582731281.46512421-10-2
5Sunderland341681060441133371955723251.36364402-30-1
6Sheffield United341921364561304392062925361.14286401-20-4
7Small Heath341751254381115321764722211.42105390-22-1
8Preston North End341310114237953281345814241.13514360-11-0
9The Wednesday3414515615710343922421122351.07018332-10-2
10Woolwich Arsenal34129133640953191234101728.90000330-33-0
11Derby County3412814374894429193410829.77083320-12-3
12Stoke City341341740581034261831131440.68966300-10-0
13Blackburn Rovers34115184051935281822131233.78431275-20-0
14Wolverhampton Wanderers341141947731025302312141750.64384262-22-3
15Middlesbrough3498173656737212425101532.64286261-10-0
16Nottingham Forest349718406153924284491633.6557425
17Bury34104204767827342622131341.7014924Not relegated due to resizing of league5-11-5
18Notts County3458213669179163341122036.5217418Not relegated due to resizing of league2-12-1
Points per win: 2

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LEAGUE POSITIONS
GAME COUNTS
Competitive Games:
36
Competitive Goals:
42
Goals per game:
1.2
League Games:
34
League Points:
25 out of 68 (2 points per win)
Points Percentage:
36.8%


GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored9 times10 times1 time2 times
Conceded14 times7 times5 times1 time3 times
Won By6 times1 time2 times1 time
Lost By9 times5 times1 time4 times

LEAGUE POSITION ANALYSIS
Analysis of the league positions
This table shows:
(a) how many days we spent in each of the league positions
(b) how we did when we played teams in each of the league positions.

Position days Record against teams in each position
Forest
Pos
Num Days Opp
Pos
PWDLFAPointsResults (Green=win; Blue=draw; Red=loss)
1 13--3170 The Wednesday (0-2), Newcastle United (1-3), Everton (0-2)
2 242-2894 Blackburn Rovers (5-2), Preston North End (0-1), Manchester City (2-1), Newcastle United (1-5)
3 322--314 Preston North End (1-0), Small Heath (2-1)
4 43--3390 Sunderland (2-3), Everton (1-5), Sunderland (0-1)
5 5-------
6 65-23372 Aston Villa (0-2), Derby County (0-1), Manchester City (1-1), Aston Villa (1-1), Sheffield United (1-2)
7 71--1040 Sheffield United (0-4)
8 8-------
92 91--1020 Small Heath (0-2)
105 102--2260 Woolwich Arsenal (0-3), Derby County (2-3)
114 1111--212 The Wednesday (2-1)
1219 12211-303 Woolwich Arsenal (3-0), Blackburn Rovers (0-0)
1342 131--1150 Bury (1-5)
1412 141-1-221 Wolverhampton Wanderers (2-2)
15100 1511--212 Notts County (2-1)
1642 162-2-112 Middlesbrough (1-1), Stoke City (0-0)
1714 174112753 Wolverhampton Wanderers (2-3), Bury (5-1), Stoke City (0-1), Middlesbrough (0-0)
18 1811--212 Notts County (2-1)


ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
18,000 (Everton)
Lowest League Attendance:
1,000 (Sunderland)
Average League Attendance:
9,411
Highest Cup Attendance:
22,500 (Sheffield United)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
22,500 (Sheffield United)

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
6
Yellow Cards:
0
Red Cards:
0   
Own goals (for):
0   (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
0   (scored by us for opponents)   
Penalties scored:
0
Penalties conceded:
1
Penalties missed:
1
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
Manager for all games: Harry Hallam
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreAttPosScorersStatus
1Sat Sep 03, 1904Wolverhampton WanderersA2-31,00011Shearman (?, ?)
2Sat Sep 10, 1904BuryH5-19,0009Shearman (?), Niblo (?), Morris (?, ?, ?)
3Sat Sep 17, 1904Aston VillaA0-225,00014
4Sat Sep 24, 1904Blackburn RoversH5-211,00012Shearman (?, ?, ?), Morris (?, ?)
5Sat Oct 01, 1904Stoke CityH0-110,00013
6Thu Oct 06, 1904Preston North EndH0-112,00013
7Sat Oct 08, 1904The WednesdayA0-212,00017
8Sat Oct 15, 1904SunderlandH2-31,00017Iremonger (?), Timmins (?)
9Sat Oct 22, 1904Woolwich ArsenalA3-025,00015Niblo (?, ?), Morris (?)
10Sat Oct 29, 1904Derby CountyH0-115,00015
11Sat Nov 05, 1904EvertonA1-515,00015Niblo (?)
12Sat Nov 12, 1904Small HeathH0-27,00016
13Sat Nov 19, 1904Manchester CityA1-116,00016Shearman (?)
14Sat Nov 26, 1904Notts CountyH2-11,00015Forman (?), Morris (?)
15Sat Dec 03, 1904Sheffield UnitedA0-41,00015
16Sat Dec 10, 1904Newcastle UnitedH1-35,00015Niblo (?)
17Sat Dec 17, 1904Preston North EndA1-01,00015Lessons (?)
18Sat Dec 24, 1904MiddlesbroughH1-17,00015Morris (?)
19Mon Dec 26, 1904The WednesdayH2-116,00013Shearman (?), Morris (?)
20Tue Dec 27, 1904Woolwich ArsenalH0-316,00013
21Sat Dec 31, 1904Wolverhampton WanderersH2-25,00013Lessons (?), Niblo (?)
22Mon Jan 02, 1905SunderlandA0-115,00014
23Sat Jan 07, 1905BuryA1-5-15Shearman (?)
24Sat Jan 14, 1905Aston VillaH1-112,00015Shearman (?)
25Sat Jan 21, 1905Blackburn RoversA0-0-15
26Sat Jan 28, 1905Stoke CityA0-0-15
27Sat Feb 25, 1905Derby CountyA2-35,00016Henderson (?), Shearman (?)
28Sat Mar 04, 1905MiddlesbroughA0-012,00015
29Sat Mar 11, 1905Small HeathA2-18,00013Morris (?), Spouncer (?)
30Sat Mar 18, 1905Manchester CityH2-16,00013Shearman (?), Lessons (?)
31Sat Mar 25, 1905Notts CountyA2-110,00012Morris (?), Spouncer (?)
32Sat Apr 01, 1905Sheffield UnitedH1-29,00013Shearman (?)
33Sat Apr 08, 1905Newcastle UnitedA1-522,00013Niblo (?)
34Mon Apr 24, 1905EvertonH0-218,00016Safe

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Sat Feb 04, 1905Sheffield United1H2-022,500Shearman (?), Morris (?)
Sat Feb 18, 1905Fulham2A0-117,000

Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreAttScorers
Mon Oct 24, 1904FulhamEnglandH1-14,000Niblo (?)
Tue Apr 25, 1905Leicester FosseEnglandA2-1-Niblo (?, ?)
Sun Jun 11, 1905PenarolUruguayA6-14,000Niblo (?), Spouncer (?), Shearman (?, ?), Lessons (?, ?)
Fri Jun 16, 1905RosarioArgentinaA5-0-Lessons (?), Davies (?), Niblo (?), Spouncer (35'), Shearman (40')
Sun Jun 18, 1905BelgranoArgentinaA7-09,700Shearman (?, ?, ?, 21'), Davies (?), Lessons (7', 8')
Thu Jun 22, 1905BritanicosArgentinaA13-14,000Lessons (?, ?, ?, ?), Shearman (?, ?, ?, ?), Davies (?, ?), Spouncer (?), Niblo (?), Clifford (? pen)
Sat Jun 24, 1905RosarioArgentinaA6-02,500Lessons (?, ?, ?), Niblo (?), Holmes (35'), Shearman (40')
Sun Jun 25, 1905Alumni WArgentinaA6-01,000A Mack (? OG), Niblo (?), Lessons (?, ?), Shearman (?), Timmins (?)
Thu Jun 29, 1905ArgentinosArgentinaA5-0-Spouncer (?, ?), Holmes (?, ?), Lessons (?)
Sun Jul 02, 1905Liga ArgentinaArgentinaA9-11,000Lessons (?, ?, ?, ?), Niblo (?, ?), Henderson (?), Timmins (?), Shearman (?)
Wed Jul 05, 1905Forest BEnglandA2-13,000Shearman (3'), Spouncer (72')



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (8) - £0 Out (12) - £0
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Bert PowellBoughtAlbert JonesSold
Fred LessonsBoughtBert PowellSold
Herbert HoldstockBoughtBob InnesSold
Jack CraggsBoughtHerbert HoldstockSold
Joe HardstaffBoughtJohn CrawfordRetired
PageBoughtPageSold
Peter RobertsonBoughtPeter RobertsonRetired
1904Tom NibloBoughtSid SugdenSold
Thomas JonesSold
Oct 1904Fred WarrenSold
May 1905Walter AnthonySold
May 01, 1905Alexander NewbiggingSold


SQUAD
*Age = Player age on August 1stSeason Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num Player Country Age* P W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
Goalkeepers
GKAlexander Newbigging Scotland27211
GK Harry Linacre England24349718
Defenders
D Albert Jones Wales21413
DBob Innes Scotland2613346
D Charles Craig Scotland303310716
DFrederick Chapman England2122
D James Iremonger England281852111
DJohn Barnsdale England26206311
DPage11
DThomas Clifford Scotland
Midfielders
MBilly Shearman England2531951714
M Frank Forman England296331
MHerbert Holdstock11
MJack Craggs England8323
MJoe Hardstaff England21321
MJohn Crawford Scotland24312
MPeter Robertson Scotland28725
MSid Sugden England2312228
M Tom Davies England2214536
M Walter Dudley England19559
M Bob Norris England29
Forwards
F Alf Spouncer England272673162
FBert Powell England1811
F Fred Lessons England20165473
FGeorge Henderson2366111
F Grenville Morris Wales27281051312
FSam Timmins England33106171
FThomas Jones Wales11
FTom Niblo Scotland263177177
FWalter Anthony England246123
FAlbert Holmes England
J Howard


GOALSCORERS


Number of different scorers: 15
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
14Billy Shearman31
12Grenville Morris28
7Tom Niblo31
3Fred Lessons16
2Alf Spouncer26
1Frank Forman6
1George Henderson23
1James Iremonger18
1Sam Timmins33


LEAGUE DOUBLES (FOR)
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Notts CountySat Nov 26, 1904Home2-1Sat Mar 25, 1905Away2-1



LEAGUE DOUBLES (AGAINST)
Home and away losses for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Derby CountySat Oct 29, 1904Home0-1Sat Feb 25, 1905Away2-3
EvertonSat Nov 05, 1904Away1-5Mon Apr 24, 1905Home0-2
Newcastle UnitedSat Dec 10, 1904Home1-3Sat Apr 08, 1905Away1-5
Sheffield UnitedSat Dec 03, 1904Away0-4Sat Apr 01, 1905Home1-2
SunderlandSat Oct 15, 1904Home2-3Mon Jan 02, 1905Away0-1