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SEASON: 1942-43

Prev Season: 1941-42
Next Season: 1943-44
DIVISION:
World War II

MANAGER(s):
Billy Walker


Like the previous season, three initial leagues were in place this year.
A London league ran for 30 games, while separate West and Northern divisions ran until Christmas. These two separate leagues were combined for a full league for the rest of the season.

Also competed for was a Wartime Cup to replace the FA Cup. The first 10 Combined League games were also qualifying games for the cup, with the top 32 qualifying for the knockout rounds. Forest qualified in 19th place.
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

NORTHERN DIVISIONHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result
1Blackpool18161193283.32133
2Liverpool18141370342.05929
3Sheffield Wednesday18123361262.34627
4Manchester United18122458262.23126
5Huddersfield Town18106252321.62526
6Stoke City18113446251.84025
7Coventry City18105328161.75025
8Southport18113464421.52425
9Derby County18112551371.37824
10Bradford Park Avenue1887346212.19023
11Lincoln City1895458361.61123
12Halifax Town18103539271.44423
13Gateshead18103552451.15623
14Aston Villa18102647331.42422
15Everton18102652411.26822
16Grimsby Town1785442311.35521
17York City1893647361.30621
18Blackburn Rovers1893656431.30221
19Barnsley1885539301.30021
20Sheffield United1876545351.28620
21Birmingham189272730.90020
22Sunderland1883746401.15019
23Chester1874743401.07518
24Walsall1865733311.06517
25Northampton Town188193844.86417
26Newcastle United186485152.98116
27Chesterfield Town185673034.88216
28West Bromwich Albion186483543.81416
29Notts County187293457.59616
30Manchester City1871104647.97915
31Nottingham Forest186393839.97415
32Burnley185583545.77815
33Leicester City185493237.86514
34Bury1862105381.65414
35Stockport County1853103455.61813
36Rotherham United184592848.58313
37Tranmere Rovers1853103663.57113
38Wolverhampton Wanderers1852112841.68312
39Crewe Alexandra1852114364.67212
40Middlesbrough1844103050.60012
41Rochdale1852113457.59612
42Wrexham1851124367.64211
43Leeds United1834112845.62210
44Oldham Athletic1842122954.53710
45Bradford City1842123063.47610
46Bolton Wanderers1833123152.5969
47Doncaster Rovers1733112341.5619
48Mansfield Town1824122565.3858

COMBINED DIVISIONHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result
1Liverpool20152364322.00032
2Lovell's Athletic20115463321.96927
3Manchester City19115343241.79227
4Aston Villa20131644301.46727
5Sheffield Wednesday2098343261.65426
6Manchester United19113552262.00025
7York City18113452301.73325
8Huddersfield Town19113548281.71425
9Coventry City20113633211.57125
10Stoke City20104642341.23524
11West Bromwich Albion20112749401.22524
12Notts County2096537341.08824
13Blackpool1987449311.58123
14Newcastle United19103662421.47623
15Blackburn Rovers1894545351.28622
16Bristol City1986541331.24222
17Chesterfield Town2094735301.16722
18Derby County2085741341.20621
19Aberaman1810173941.95121
20Sunderland1984758401.45020
21Rochdale1692539261.50020
22Leicester City2092940371.08120
23Sheffield United1984743421.02420
24Bradford Park Avenue1975735311.12919
25Everton1991951461.10919
26Bath City1874749461.06518
27Birmingham20821032291.10318
28Barnsley178273437.91918
29Nottingham Forest187473034.88218
30Crewe Alexandra207494457.77218
31Wrexham177373637.97317
32Bradford City1672729291.00016
33Bolton Wanderers177283442.81016
34Tranmere Rovers2064103748.77116
35Halifax Town187293039.76916
36Chester2063114049.81615
37Northampton Town176293037.81114
38Wolverhampton Wanderers175483845.84414
39Swansea Town184683652.69214
40Grimsby Town1345430271.11113
41Bury1653844421.04813
42Doncaster Rovers175392741.65913
43Rotherham United184592843.65113
44Gateshead136072936.80612
45Stockport County1944113776.48712
46Southport1843113858.65511
47Leeds United1651103250.64011
48Oldham Athletic1843112847.59611
49Middlesbrough1850133169.44910
50Lincoln City1041523181.2789
51Burnley143381731.5489
52Walsall1632112235.6298
53Cardiff City1723122247.4687
54Mansfield Town101181241.2933

LEAGUE NORTH CUP QUALIFYINGHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result
1Manchester City1072130152.00016
2Rochdale1072131161.93816
3Liverpool1072127141.92916
4Lovell's Athletic1063132103.20015
5Chesterfield Town1071222121.83315
6Huddersfield Town970231142.21414
7Sheffield Wednesday1054126161.62514
8Coventry City1070316101.60014
9Stoke City1062224161.50014
10York City961233171.94113
11Manchester United1053227151.80013
12Newcastle United961237211.76213
13Blackpool1045126161.62513
14Aston Villa1060421131.61512
15Chester1052322141.57112
16Notts County1052322141.57112
17Bristol City1052326211.23812
18Leicester City1060427221.22712
19Nottingham Forest1052320191.05312
20Aberaman1060422221.00012
21Halifax Town105232021.95212
22Barnsley105231920.95012
23West Bromwich Albion106041922.86412
24Bradford Park Avenue943218111.63611
25Wolverhampton Wanderers1043323171.35311
26Blackburn Rovers1043327201.35011
27Bath City1051431241.29211
28Bradford City1051420171.17611
29Sheffield United104332628.92911
30Bury1042429161.81310
31Everton1050534231.47810
32Derby County1042422161.37510
33Grimsby Town1034322201.10010
34Bolton Wanderers104242024.83310
35Gateshead105052530.83310
36Lincoln City1041523181.2789
37Sunderland1033431261.1929
38Northampton Town1041519191.0009
39Birmingham103161517.8827
40Wrexham102351623.6967
41Stockport County103162246.4787
42Walsall102261318.7226
43Doncaster Rovers102261726.6546
44Swansea Town102261735.4866
45Tranmere Rovers102261430.4676
46Southport101362137.5685
47Burnley101361022.4555
48Crewe Alexandra10136830.2675
49Cardiff City101271026.3854
50Leeds United101181634.4713
51Rotherham United100371229.4143
52Mansfield Town101181241.2933
53Oldham Athletic100281434.4122
54Middlesbrough101091345.2892
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

WWII Main League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 29, 1942Lincoln CityA3-2Win2,614Sincil Bank
2Sat Sep 05, 1942Lincoln CityH0-1Loss2,264
3Sat Sep 12, 1942Sheffield UnitedH0-3Loss3,105
4Sat Sep 19, 1942Sheffield UnitedA2-2Draw4,000Bramall Lane
5Sat Sep 26, 1942Mansfield TownA1-0Win2,000Field Mill
6Sat Oct 03, 1942Mansfield TownH3-1Win2,963
7Sat Oct 10, 1942Derby CountyH5-1Win5,460
8Tue Oct 13, 1942Derby CountyA2-3Loss8,000Baseball Ground
9Sat Oct 24, 1942ChesterfieldA0-3Loss2,000Saltergate
10Sat Oct 31, 1942ChesterfieldH6-1Win3,200
11Sat Nov 07, 1942Notts CountyH3-5Loss5,384
12Sat Nov 14, 1942Notts CountyA3-1Win4,000Meadow Lane
13Sat Nov 21, 1942Leicester CityA1-2Loss-Filbert Street
14Sat Nov 28, 1942Leicester CityH1-1Draw3,191
15Sat Dec 05, 1942Lincoln CityH4-1Win2,456
16Sat Dec 12, 1942Lincoln CityA1-4Loss-Sincil Bank
17Sat Dec 19, 1942Northampton TownA2-5Loss2,000County Ground (Northampton)
18Fri Dec 25, 1942Northampton TownH1-2Loss-


WWII Combined League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sun Dec 26, 1943Mansfield TownA3-1Win4,500Field MillResult also contributed to Cup Qualifying
2Sat Jan 02, 1943Mansfield TownH3-1Win2,124Result also contributed to Cup Qualifying
3Sat Jan 09, 1943Sheffield WednesdayH1-1Draw4,305Result also contributed to Cup Qualifying
4Sat Jan 16, 1943Sheffield WednesdayA1-1Draw8,000HillsboroughResult also contributed to Cup Qualifying
5Sat Jan 23, 1943Leicester CityH0-5Loss5,000Result also contributed to Cup Qualifying
6Sat Jan 30, 1943Leicester CityA4-1Win4,267Filbert StreetResult also contributed to Cup Qualifying
7Sat Feb 06, 1943Derby CountyH4-1Win9,873Result also contributed to Cup Qualifying
8Sat Feb 13, 1943Derby CountyA1-3Loss6,000Baseball GroundResult also contributed to Cup Qualifying
9Sat Feb 20, 1943Lincoln CityA0-4Loss-Sincil BankResult also contributed to Cup Qualifying
10Sat Feb 27, 1943Lincoln CityH3-2Win8,000Result also contributed to Cup Qualifying
15Sat Apr 10, 1943Doncaster RoversH1-2Loss1,912
16Sat Apr 17, 1943Notts CountyH1-1Loss4,443
17Sat Apr 24, 1943Notts CountyA1-2Draw6,000Meadow Lane
18Mon Apr 26, 1943Grimsby TownH4-4Draw2,876One of two games played on same day


WWII Wartime Cup
WeekDateOpponentRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
11Sat Mar 06, 1943Leicester City11H0-1Loss7,000Also contributed to Combined League
12Sat Mar 13, 1943Leicester City12A2-0Win10,000Filbert StreetAlso contributed to Combined League
13Sat Mar 20, 1943Sheffield Wednesday21H1-0Win13,404Also contributed to Combined League
14Sat Mar 27, 1943Sheffield Wednesday22A1-5Win23,516HillsboroughAlso contributed to Combined League


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Mon Apr 26, 1943Doncaster RoversEnglandA3-3Draw-One of two games played on same day



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKAlick Grant
GKGeorge Moulson
GKH Baldwin
GKHarry Riley
GKJ Butler
GKJ Oakley
GKPercy Ashton
DBilly Bean
DEdward Blagg
DFrank Shufflebottom
DFred Jenkinson
DFred Stanley (1938-43))
DGeorge Hannah
DJ Crofts
DKB Hollis
DReg Trim
MAlex Massie
MAlf Jefferies
MAllan Collins
MArthur Aldred
MArthur Jepson
MAubrey Southwell
MBert Knott
MFrank Hindley
MJ Beswick
MJack Smith (1941)
MJock Wightman
MJohn Maund
MLeonard Milward Slack
MRobert McCall
MWilliam Baxter
MYoung (1943)
FBarrett (1942)
FBilly Cairns
FChapman (1942)
FD Egan
FE Lambert
FEddie Barks
FEF Smith
FFrank Johnson
FG Richardson
FGeorge Bee
FGeorge Hiatt
FGeorge Mee
FH Egan
FHarry Lane
FJack Surtees
FJoe Claire
FLen Beaumont
FMieczyslaw Pawlow
FNoel Simpson
FR Townsend
FRalph Dulson
FRobertson (1943)
FRoland Wheatley
FThomas Peacock
Alwyne Statham
Eric Taylor
F Johnstone
Fred Bett
H Lewis
Haywood
Skelton
TG Hughes


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season