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SEASON: 1942-43


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

MANAGER(s):


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:
( goal)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
0

Competitive Goals:
0

Goals per game:



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:

League Points:
out of 0 (2 points per win)

Points Percentage:
%

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 DIVISIONHomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result Home Away
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 DIVISIONHomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result Home Away
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 QUALIFYINGHomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result Home Away
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