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SEASON: 1940-41

Prev Season: 1939-40
Next Season: 1941-42
DIVISION:
World War II

MANAGER(s):
Billy Walker


Due to the Second World War, clubs were split into two regional leagues - Forest were in the Southern League.
There was also a Wartime Cup as well as a Midland Cup; games competed for in the Midland Cup also counted toward the League.
Note: Final league position was decided on Goal Average instead of Points, as not all clubs were able to play a full season of games.
FA Cup:
-

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:

GAMES
Competitive Games:
0


League Games:

League Points:

Points Percentage:


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
0

Goals per game:

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored
Conceded
Won By
Lost By

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
-

Lowest League Attendance:
-

Average League Attendance:
-

Highest Cup Attendance:
-

Lowest Cup Attendance:
-

MISC
Clean Sheets:
0

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

SOUTHERN DIVISIONHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result
1Crystal Palace27164786441.95536
2West Ham United25146570391.79534
3Coventry City1053228161.75013
4Arsenal19105466381.73725
5Cardiff City24125775501.50029
6Reading26145773511.43133
7Norwich City1992873551.32720
8Watford351561496731.31536
9Portsmouth311621392711.29634
10Tottenham Hotspur2395953411.29323
11Millwall311651073571.28137
12Walsall3214711100801.25035
13West Bromwich Albion281351083691.20331
14Leicester City331751187731.19239
15Northampton Town301431384711.18331
16Bristol City20102855481.14622
17Mansfield Town291261177681.13230
18Charlton Athletic1974837341.08818
19Aldershot24142873681.07430
20Brentford23931151511.00021
21Chelsea2310495758.98324
22Birmingham City167183843.88415
23Fulham30107136273.84927
24Luton Town3511717820.82029
25Stoke City3699187696.79227
26Queen's Park Rangers2383124760.78319
27Brighton & Hove Albion2587105175.68023
28Nottingham Forest2573155077.64917
29Bournemouth and Boscombe2793155992.64121
30Notts County2183104266.63619
31Southend United2912413641.63428
32Southampton3144235311.47712
33Swansea Town102171233.3645
34Clapton Orient1513111966.2885
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

WWII Main League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 31, 1940Birmingham CityH2-3Loss-
2Sat Sep 07, 1940Birmingham CityA1-2Loss-St. Andrews
3Sat Sep 14, 1940Leicester CityH6-3Win-
4Sat Sep 21, 1940Leicester CityA2-2Draw-Filbert Street
5Sat Sep 28, 1940WalsallH2-0Win-
6Sat Oct 05, 1940WalsallA3-4Loss-Bescot Stadium
7Sat Oct 12, 1940Northampton TownH1-0Win-
8Sat Oct 26, 1940Stoke CityH3-3Draw-
9Sat Nov 02, 1940Stoke CityA0-5Loss-Victoria Ground
10Sat Nov 16, 1940Northampton TownA0-7Loss-County Ground (Northampton)
11Sat Dec 07, 1940West Bromwich AlbionA0-5Loss-The Hawthorns
12Sat Dec 14, 1940Mansfield TownA1-2Loss-Field Mill
13Sat Dec 21, 1940Mansfield TownH1-4Loss-
14Wed Dec 25, 1940Notts CountyH2-4Loss-
15Sat Dec 28, 1940West Bromwich AlbionA3-5Loss-The Hawthorns
19Sat Mar 15, 1941Notts CountyA4-0Win-Meadow Lane
20Sat Mar 29, 1941Stoke CityA0-4Loss-Victoria Ground
21Sat Apr 05, 1941Stoke CityH3-2Win-
22Sat Apr 12, 1941Notts CountyH1-3Loss-
23Sat Apr 19, 1941Sheffield WednesdayA1-1Draw-Hillsborough
24Sat May 24, 1941WalsallA7-6Win-Bescot Stadium
25Mon Jun 02, 1941Leicester CityA0-2Loss-Filbert Street


WWII Wartime Cup
WeekDateOpponentRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
Sat Feb 15, 1941Walsall11A2-3Loss-Bescot Stadium
Sat Feb 22, 1941Walsall12H8-1Win-
Sat Mar 01, 1941Leicester City21H0-2Loss-
Sat Mar 08, 1941Leicester City22A1-1Draw-Filbert Street


WWII Midland Cup
WeekDateOpponentRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
16Sat Jan 11, 1941Lincoln City11H4-2Win-Result also counted towards League total
17Sat Jan 18, 1941Lincoln City12A1-2Loss-Sincil BankResult also counted towards League total
18Sat Feb 01, 1941Leicester City2A2-6Loss-Filbert StreetResult also counted towards League total


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Oct 19, 1940Lincoln CityEnglandA3-2Win-Sincil Bank
Sat Nov 09, 1940RAF XIEnglandH1-4Loss-
Sat Nov 30, 1940RAF XIEnglandA4-1Win-



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKAlan Wakeman
GKAshley Hunt
GKDoug Westland
GKGil Merrick
GKJoe Rutherford
GKLaurie Platts
DBilly Tudor
DCJ Lewis (1941)
DGeorge Cummings
DGeorge Mason
DHarry Ware
DHughes (1941)
DJack Challinor
DJW Seagrave
DKB Hollis
DPatton
DPercy Mills
DR Bird
DReg Brook
DRobinson (1940)
DTom Fillingham
DWalter Metcalf
DWilf Copping
MAllan Collins
MBill Morgan
MCharlie Elliott
MCurtis
MCyril Trigg
MEric Norris
MFrank Broome
MFrank Knight
MJames Hunter
MJock Kirton
MJock Wightman
MJohn Maund
MMitchell (1940)
MRobert Davies
MRon Burgess
MSandy McNab
MThomas Clark
FBilly Walker
FBob Iverson
FClements
FColin Rawson
FD Pimbley
FDennis Jennings
FDon Dearson
FDouglas Arnold
FEddie Barks
FEddie Langton
FEF Smith
FEric Houghton
FFred Moon
FGeorge Antonio
FGeorge Crisp
FGeorge Drury
FGeorge Lowrie
FGeorge Pritty
FHarry Lane
FJack Edwards
FJack Fryer
FJack Ward
FLes Jones
FLester Finch
FRoebuck
FThomas Peacock
FTom Hinchcliffe
FTommy Crawley
FTommy Graham
FVoce
FW Cressey
Andy Adams
Dutton
H Wood
Jackie Brown


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season