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SEASON: 1941-42

Prev Season: 1940-41
Next Season: 1942-43
DIVISION:
World War II

MANAGER(s):


Three initial leagues were in place this year.
A London league ran for 30 games, while separate Southern and Northern divisions ran until Christmas (Forest were in the Southern Division). These two separate Northern and Southern leagues were then combined for another full, combined league for the rest of the season.

Also competed for was a Wartime Cup to replace the FA Cup. The first nine Combined League games were also qualifying games for the cup, and the top 32 cubs qualified for the knockout rounds...Forest qualified in 8th.
Note: Cup qualifying was based on Points Average over 10 games, with points adjusted up for those teams who only played 9!
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
1Leicester City17113340172.35325
2West Bromwich Albion1391362262.38519
3Cardiff City1591543281.53619
4Norwich City842220131.53810
5Bournemouth and Boscombe1060426181.44412
6Bristol City1590646451.02218
7Walsall1891849451.08919
8Northampton Town1672739381.02616
9Wolverhampton Wanderers166282736.75014
10Southampton104062732.8448
11Luton Town1851123473.46611
12Nottingham Forest1321101839.4625
13Swansea Town91081839.4622

COMBINED DIVISIONHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result
1Manchester United19124344251.76028
2Blackpool221444108343.17632
3Northampton Town21142570312.25830
4Liverpool21142557391.46230
5Wolverhampton Wanderers20131652291.79327
6Huddersfield Town2096542331.27324
7Blackburn Rovers22106640311.29026
8West Bromwich Albion1893653431.23321
9Grimsby Town1885531221.40921
10Sunderland2297653421.26225
11Cardiff City2094759381.55322
12Preston North End1967641301.36719
13Chesterfield Town1882832311.03218
14Middlesbrough1874737361.02818
15Everton239593741.90223
16Stoke City209294149.83720
17Leicester City1864839381.02616
18Bradford Park Avenue195683540.87516
19Halifax Town194783040.75015
20Burnley1971112953.54715
21Chester2063113441.82915
22Oldham Athletic1843113043.69811
23Barnsley1593348232.08721
24Norwich City1271427191.42115
25Bristol City1793555291.89721
26Sheffield United1784539331.18220
27Lincoln City1371545331.36415
28Manchester City1791733261.26919
29York City1767439371.05419
30Nottingham Forest1681732301.06717
31Southampton125252732.84412
32Newcastle United175663340.82516
33Bury1562746391.17914
34Rotherham United156273234.94114
35Bolton Wanderers155462633.78814
36Bradford City1461728251.12013
37New Brighton115062338.60510
38Southport166283038.78914
39Wrexham124262632.81310
40Leeds United17701033331.00014
41Sheffield Wednesday155282236.61112
42Gateshead134272336.63910
43Rochdale135082339.59010
44Bournemouth and Boscombe82241121.5246
45Tranmere Rovers154382455.43611
46Luton Town1642102054.37010
47Walsall134091434.4128
48Swansea Town111461139.2826
49Stockport County101361238.3165
50Doncaster Rovers92071030.3334
51Mansfield Town111281536.4174

LEAGUE CUP QUALIFYINGHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result
1Northampton Town971127141.92915Qualified for knockout rounds
2Blackburn Rovers107211972.71416Qualified for knockout rounds
3Manchester United1063123131.76915Qualified for knockout rounds
4Blackpool1062245192.36814Qualified for knockout rounds
5Barnsley1062233162.06314Qualified for knockout rounds
6Liverpool1070333241.37514Qualified for knockout rounds
7Bristol City1053229161.81313Qualified for knockout rounds
8Nottingham Forest95131591.66711Qualified for knockout rounds
9Leicester City943227191.42111Qualified for knockout rounds
10Rotherham United951320151.33311Qualified for knockout rounds
11Grimsby Town943215121.25011Qualified for knockout rounds
12Cardiff City1052339192.05312Qualified for knockout rounds
13Sunderland1052330191.57912Qualified for knockout rounds
14Wolverhampton Wanderers1060428191.47412Qualified for knockout rounds
15Huddersfield Town1052323161.43812Qualified for knockout rounds
16Middlesbrough1044224171.41212Qualified for knockout rounds
17Everton105231516.93812Qualified for knockout rounds
18Norwich City631217111.5457Qualified for knockout rounds
19Lincoln City950427211.28610Qualified for knockout rounds
20West Bromwich Albion942329241.20810Qualified for knockout rounds
21Preston North End1043326132.00011Qualified for knockout rounds
22Manchester City1051421141.50011Qualified for knockout rounds
23Stoke City1051422151.46711Qualified for knockout rounds
24Sheffield United1043323191.21111Qualified for knockout rounds
25Southampton105142528.89311Qualified for knockout rounds
26Bury941433241.3759Qualified for knockout rounds
27Bradford City840414111.2738Qualified for knockout rounds
28Southport941420191.0539Qualified for knockout rounds
29Oldham Athletic1041518171.0599Qualified for knockout rounds
30Chester104151920.9509Qualified for knockout rounds
31Burnley104151819.9479Qualified for knockout rounds
32Bradford Park Avenue103342226.8469Qualified for knockout rounds
33York City102532227.8159
34Chesterfield Town104151520.7509
35Wrexham93242223.9578
36Bolton Wanderers93241617.9418
37Leeds United1040622151.4678
38Newcastle United102441523.6528
39New Brighton104061838.4748
40Bournemouth and Boscombe82241121.5246
41Swansea Town8143921.4296
42Halifax Town92251120.5506
43Rochdale93061329.4486
44Gateshead102261530.5006
45Luton Town102261230.4006
46Tranmere Rovers102261642.3816
47Doncaster Rovers82061027.3704
48Stockport County101361238.3165
49Mansfield Town71151019.5263
50Walsall10208929.3104
51Sheffield Wednesday8116825.3203
*GA = Goal Average
Click here for all tables for 1941-42...


GAMES

WWII Main League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 30, 1941Luton TownA1-3Loss1,500Kenilworth Road
2Sat Sep 06, 1941Luton TownH4-1Win2,103
3Sat Sep 13, 1941Northampton TownH2-3Loss1,500
4Sat Sep 20, 1941Northampton TownA3-4Loss-County Ground (Northampton)
5Sat Oct 11, 1941WalsallA2-8Loss-Bescot Stadium
6Sat Oct 18, 1941WalsallH4-0Win1,083
7Sat Nov 08, 1941Norwich CityH0-2Loss1,000
Sat Nov 15, 1941Norwich CityA--Carrow RoadForest missed train
8Sat Nov 22, 1941Leicester CityA0-3Loss-Filbert Street
9Sat Nov 29, 1941Leicester CityH0-1Loss-
10Sat Dec 06, 1941Wolverhampton WanderersH0-0Draw1,395
11Sat Dec 13, 1941Wolverhampton WanderersA0-7Loss4,035Molineux
12Sat Dec 20, 1941Leicester CityH2-3Loss1,471
13Thu Dec 25, 1941Leicester CityA0-2Loss8,000Filbert StreetOne of two games played on same day


WWII Combined League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Dec 27, 1941Sheffield UnitedH3-3Draw4,435Result also contributed to League Cup Qualifying
2Sat Jan 03, 1942Sheffield UnitedA1-2Loss-Bramall LaneResult also contributed to League Cup Qualifying
3Sat Jan 10, 1942ChesterfieldH1-0Win2,690Result also contributed to League Cup Qualifying
4Sat Jan 17, 1942ChesterfieldA0-1Loss1,506SaltergateResult also contributed to League Cup Qualifying
5Sat Feb 14, 1942Lincoln CityA3-0Win3,000Sincil BankResult also contributed to League Cup Qualifying
6Sat Feb 21, 1942Stoke CityH1-0Win1,798Result also contributed to League Cup Qualifying
7Sat Feb 28, 1942Stoke CityA3-1Win2,500Victoria GroundResult also contributed to League Cup Qualifying
8Sat Mar 14, 1942Mansfield TownA3-1Win2,000Field MillResult also contributed to League Cup Qualifying
9Sat Mar 21, 1942Northampton TownH0-1Loss3,272Result also contributed to League Cup Qualifying
10Sat Mar 28, 1942Luton TownH3-1Win2,138
15Sat May 02, 1942Sheffield WednesdayH2-1Win1,888
16Sat May 09, 1942Sheffield WednesdayA1-3Loss2,402Hillsborough


WWII Wartime Cup
WeekDateOpponentRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
11Sat Apr 04, 1942Lincoln City11A5-6Loss-Sincil BankResult also contributed to the League
12Mon Apr 06, 1942Lincoln City12H4-2Win11,159Result also contributed to the League
13Sat Apr 11, 1942Grimsby Town21A1-3Loss4,000Blundell ParkResult also contributed to the League
14Sat Apr 18, 1942Grimsby Town22H1-5Loss8,473Result also contributed to the League


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Sep 27, 1941RAF XIEnglandH1-2Loss-
Sat Oct 25, 1941REVCO ElectricEnglandA1-5Loss-
Sat Nov 01, 1941RAF XIEnglandH3-1Win-
Thu Dec 25, 1941Mansfield TownEnglandH3-0Win-One of two games played on same day
Sat Apr 25, 1942RAF XIEnglandH4-0Win-



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
GKH Baldwin
GKHarry Riley
GKHG Flint
GKJ Butler
GKJoe Rutherford
GKNorman Wilkinson
GKWalker (1941-42)
DCecil Shaw
DDick Witham
DGeorge Bedford
DGeorge Cummings
DGeorge Hardwick
DGeorge Mason
DGordon Pallister
DJack Astley
DJack Challinor
DJames Bye
DPotts
DReg Brook
DReg Trim
DSadler
DWally Quinton
DWalter Metcalf
MAlex Massie
MAllan Collins
MArthur Aldred
MAubrey Southwell
MBill Corkhill
MBill Hullett
MBill Morgan
MCharlie Elliott
MFrank Broome
MJack Bowers
MJack Smith (1941)
MJackie Bray
MJock Kirton
MJohn Maund
MLeonard Milward Slack
MLF Howe
MPeter Vause
MRobert Davies
MRobert McCall
MRon Burgess
MRoy Matthews
MSammy Crooks
MWillie McFadyen
MWJ Freeman
FArthur Buttery
FB Maund
FBilly Cairns
FBob Iverson
FClifton Chadwick
FColin Lyman
FColin Rawson
FDally Duncan
FE Lambert
FEddie Barks
FEF Smith
FEric Houghton
FFrank Johnson
FFreddie Steele
FGeorge Antonio
FGeorge Buck
FGeorge Mee
FHarry Lane
FJack Edwards
FJack Surtees
FJack Ward
FJoe Meek
FLen Beaumont
FLes Jones
FLester Finch
FR Townsend
FRoland Wheatley
FRonnie Starling
FThomas Peacock
FTommy Crawley
FTommy Graham
Andy Beattie
AW Brown
Bradley (1941)
C Johnson
H Lewis


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season