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SEasON: 1944-45


Prev Season: 1943-44
Next Season: 1945-46
DIVISION:
World War II

MANAGER(s):


Due to the Second World War, 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 finished 37th and failed to qualify.
FA Cup:
-

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
( goals)


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
1Huddersfield Town18143150222.27331--
2Derby County18141354192.84229--
3Sunderland18124252252.08028--
4Aston Villa18123354192.84227--
5Everton18122458252.32026--
6Wrexham18113440182.22225--
7Doncaster Rovers18120648271.77824--
8Bradford Park Avenue18104445311.45224--
9Bolton Wanderers1896334221.54524--
10Manchester City1894553311.71022--
11Stoke City1894537251.48022--
12Birmingham1886430211.42922--
13Barnsley18102642321.31322--
14Rotherham United1894531251.24022--
15West Bromwich Albion1894536301.20022--
16Liverpool1893641301.36721--
17Grimsby Town1893637291.27621--
18Halifax Town1885530291.03421--
19Chester1893645451.00021--
20Blackpool1892753381.39520--
21Burnley1884639271.44420--
22Leeds United1892753421.26220--
23Sheffield Wednesday1892734301.13320--
24Chesterfield Town1883730191.57919--
25Darlington1891852451.15619--
26Wolverhampton Wanderers1875631271.14819--
27Rochdale1875635331.06119--
28Crewe Alexandra1891843411.04919--
29Blackburn Rovers1874730291.03418--
30Manchester United1882840401.00018--
31Preston North End187472628.92918--
32Walsall185672729.93116--
33Gateshead187294553.84916--
34Northampton Town185673038.78916--
35Newcastle United18711051381.34215--
36Sheffield United1863927251.08015--
37Hartlepool1871104147.87215--
38Oldham Athletic1871102836.77815--
39Mansfield Town186393140.77515--
40Nottingham Forest185582234.64715
41Coventry City1862102342.54814--
42York City1861114952.94213--
43Middlesbrough1853103457.59613--
44Bradford City1861113560.58313--
45Accrington Stanley F1852112946.63012--
46Port Vale1852112236.61112--
47Bury1852112848.58312--
48Stockport County1851123370.47111--
49Hull City1843112360.38311--
50Southport1834113255.58210--
51Lincoln City1842123256.57110--
52Leicester City1834112346.50010--
53Tranmere Rovers1821152053.3775--
54Notts County1821151962.3065--

COMBINED DIVISIONHomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result Home Away
1Derby County26193478282.78641--
2Everton27173779431.83737--
3Liverpool24163567262.57735--
4Burnley26153856361.55633--
5Newcastle United23151771381.86831--
6Aston Villa25142970451.55630--
7Chesterfield Town24109540241.66729--
8Wolverhampton Wanderers24117645311.45229--
9Manchester United22133647331.42429--
10Darlington24133861451.35629--
11Bristol City22132755331.66728--
12Blackburn Rovers24132962511.21628--
13Huddersfield Town271241152491.06128--
14Wrexham22107555361.52827--
15Bolton Wanderers23115752351.48627--
16Blackpool24123958421.38127--
17Stoke City23122967421.59526--
18Lovell's Athletic19122544271.63026--
19Cardiff City20122641271.51926--
20Grimsby Town21106551371.37826--
21Birmingham2497838341.11825--
22Crewe Alexandra23113950501.00025--
23Doncaster Rovers20112744261.69224--
24Bradford Park Avenue22104849391.25624--
25Accrington Stanley F249693941.95124--
26Barnsley24112113942.92924--
27Rotherham United20103741371.10823--
28Gateshead2195746421.09523--
29Preston North End2594124156.73222--
30Sheffield United24931256481.16721--
31Sunderland2593135354.98121--
32Leeds United2293105355.96421--
33Sheffield Wednesday2585125356.94621--
34Leicester City2176840381.05320--
35Bath City201001050481.04220--
36Bury208483843.88420--
37York City2284104856.85720--
38Chester2292114961.80320--
39Bradford City208394346.93519--
40West Bromwich Albion226793944.88619--
41Hartlepool2183103454.63019--
42Coventry City216693653.67918--
43Nottingham Forest175752325.92017
44Tranmere Rovers2381144056.71417--
45Halifax Town186572235.62917--
46Lincoln City176474251.82416--
47Manchester City1972103243.74416--
48Northampton Town146352330.76715--
49Oldham Athletic2171133956.69615--
50Stockport County1970123150.62014--
51Middlesbrough2462164073.54814--
52Walsall1853102433.72713--
53Swansea Town2061134263.66713--
54Port Vale2152142760.45012--
55Mansfield Town125162238.57911--
56Hull City1851123054.55611--
57Rochdale2043131749.34711--
58Southport2233163382.4029--
59Notts County2140172962.4688--
60Aberaman1722133669.5226--

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
1Derby County107303894.22217--
2Aston Villa1081131132.38517--
3Bristol City1080227102.70016--
4Everton1080239152.60016--
5Burnley1071225102.50015--
6Cardiff City1071226112.36415--
7Doncaster Rovers1071230132.30815--
8Liverpool1071234152.26715--
9Stoke City1062235142.50014--
10Lovell's Athletic1070324151.60014--
11Barnsley1070318141.28614--
12Wrexham1054130171.76514--
13Bolton Wanderers1061327151.80013--
14Bradford Park Avenue1061323191.21113--
15Manchester City1061323191.21113--
16Rotherham United1053218151.20013--
17Newcastle United1060430211.42912--
18Darlington1052322181.22212--
19Bradford City1052323211.09512--
20Northampton Town105231920.95012--
21Wolverhampton Wanderers1051423151.53311--
22Leicester City1035223161.43811--
23Chesterfield Town1043318131.38511--
24Birmingham1051419141.35711--
25Sheffield United1051424181.33311--
26Blackpool1051427221.22711--
27Bury1051421191.10511--
28Crewe Alexandra1043323231.00011--
29Halifax Town1043314141.00011--
30Manchester United1051416161.00011--
31Accrington Stanley F105141518.83311--
32West Bromwich Albion1034320151.33310--
33Blackburn Rovers1050531251.24010--
34Huddersfield Town1042421181.16710--
35Gateshead104241518.83310--
36Hartlepool104241924.79210--
37Nottingham Forest10343913.69210
38Leeds United1041529251.1609--
39Sunderland1041524221.0919--
40Grimsby Town1033420191.0539--
41Mansfield Town104151834.5299--
42Preston North End102441416.8758--
43Lincoln City103252133.6368--
44York City103162529.8627--
45Middlesbrough103162330.7677--
46Walsall103161321.6197--
47Southport103161940.4757--
48Port Vale103161330.4337--
49Bath City103072834.8246--
50Swansea Town103072733.8186--
51Hull City102171525.6005--
52Tranmere Rovers102171528.5365--
53Rochdale10136930.3005--
54Oldham Athletic102081928.6794--
55Sheffield Wednesday101271429.4834--
56Stockport County102081435.4004--
57Coventry City101181635.4573--
58Aberaman101181746.3703--
59Chester101181439.3593--
60Notts County101091233.3642--
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

WWII Main League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 26, 1944Derby CountyH0-0Draw13,294
2Sat Sep 02, 1944Derby CountyA0-5Loss9,936Baseball Ground
3Sat Sep 09, 1944Sheffield UnitedA0-2Loss7,909Bramall Lane
4Sat Sep 16, 1944Sheffield UnitedH2-2Draw7,904
5Sat Sep 23, 1944Notts CountyH2-1Win9,536
6Sat Sep 30, 1944Notts CountyA-Draw-Meadow Lane
7Sat Oct 07, 1944ChesterfieldA1-0Win-Saltergate
8Sat Oct 14, 1944ChesterfieldH2-1Win6,876
9Sat Oct 21, 1944Mansfield TownH2-5Loss7,626
10Sat Oct 28, 1944Mansfield TownA2-4Loss7,000Field Mill
11Sat Nov 04, 1944Rotherham UnitedA2-1Win-Millmoor
12Sat Nov 11, 1944Rotherham UnitedH1-2Loss5,316
13Sat Nov 18, 1944Lincoln CityH2-2Draw-
14Sat Nov 25, 1944Lincoln CityA2-2Draw-Sincil Bank
15Sat Dec 02, 1944Sheffield WednesdayA1-2Loss6,000Hillsborough
16Sat Dec 09, 1944Sheffield WednesdayH1-0Win5,893
17Sat Dec 16, 1944Grimsby TownA1-3Loss2,000Blundell Park
18Sat Dec 23, 1944Grimsby TownH1-2Loss5,874


WWII Combined League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Dec 30, 1944Leicester CityH0-0Draw6,788Result also contributed to Cup Qualifying
2Sat Jan 06, 1945Derby CountyH1-1Draw18,790Result also contributed to Cup Qualifying
3Sat Jan 13, 1945Derby CountyA0-3Loss12,715Baseball GroundResult also contributed to Cup Qualifying
4Sat Feb 03, 1945ChesterfieldA1-0Win4,620SaltergateResult also contributed to Cup Qualifying
5Sat Feb 10, 1945ChesterfieldH1-1Draw7,298Result also contributed to Cup Qualifying
6Sat Feb 17, 1945Notts CountyH1-4Loss7,520Result also contributed to Cup Qualifying
7Sat Feb 24, 1945Notts CountyA2-1Win10,000Meadow LaneResult also contributed to Cup Qualifying
8Sat Mar 03, 1945Leicester CityA1-1Draw-Filbert StreetResult also contributed to Cup Qualifying
9Sat Mar 10, 1945Mansfield TownH2-1Win10,400Result also contributed to Cup Qualifying
10Sat Mar 17, 1945Mansfield TownA0-1Loss7,874Field MillResult also contributed to Cup Qualifying
11Mon Apr 02, 1945Notts CountyH6-0Win6,920
12Sat Apr 07, 1945Coventry CityH1-1Draw6,000
13Sat Apr 14, 1945Coventry CityA1-1Draw3,188Highfield Road
14Thu Apr 19, 1945Birmingham CityA1-4Loss3,000St. Andrews
15Sat Apr 21, 1945Notts CountyA3-1Win4,000Meadow Lane
16Sat Apr 28, 1945Notts CountyH2-5Loss3,407
17Sat May 26, 1945Birmingham CityH0-0Draw2,900


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed May 09, 1945Derby CountyEnglandA2-2Draw-Baseball GroundVE Day celebration game



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKBert Williams
GKCunningham (1945)
GKF Payne
GKLaurie Platts
GKNorman Wilkinson
GKPeter Taylor
GKW Styles
GKWright (1945)
DEdward Blagg
DGeoff Thomas (1944-60)
DJW Firth
DP Hepworth
DRon Guttridge
DS Griffin
DSam Godfrey
MBilly Linacre
MBryn Elliott
MDenny Foreman
MErnest Morris
MFrank Hindley
MGordon Brown
MH Stevenson
MJ Beswick
MJack Hutchinson
MJames Cronkshaw
MJohn Maund
MKen Powell
ML Thorpe
MLloyd Iceton
MR Oxley
MRay Paul
MRobert Davies
MRobert McCall
MRon Peace
MTanner Allen
MTom Blenkinsop
MTom Waring
MVictor Walker
MWilliam Baxter
FColin Rawson
FEddie Barks
FEF Smith
FEric Betts
FFrank Johnson
FFred Inskip
FFrederick Martin
FGeorge Crisp
FGeorge Drury
FGeorge Mee
FGordon Kaile
FIan McPherson
FJack Edwards
FLaurie Coen
FLen Beaumont
FNoel Simpson
FR Townsend
FRalph Dulson
FRoland 'Tot' Leverton
FRoland Wheatley
FStanley Flewitt
FThomas North
FTom Johnson
FW Gough
FWilliam Morley


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season