SEASON: 1946-47


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This Season: 1946-47
Next Season: 1947-48
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)
MANAGER(s):
Billy Walker
FA Cup:
 (Middlesbrough (A) 2-6)
League Cup:
Not started

Top Goalscorer:
Sailor Brown, Tom Johnson (15 goals)

LEAGUE POSITIONS

SEASON END TABLE
SECOND DIVISION (Tier 2) - 1946-47 Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHomeAway
1Manchester City422610678351731491497529212.22962Promoted as Champions0-11-2
2Burnley4222146652911823014116435152.24158Promoted1-00-3
3Birmingham City4225512743317225111831023222.242551-10-4
4Chesterfield4218141058441263371768721271.318501-01-1
5Newcastle United4219101395621146603286735301.532480-20-3
6Tottenham Hotspur4217141165531182352166930321.226481-10-2
7West Bromwich Albion422081488751245533784935381.173481-11-5
8Coventry City42161313665912814017451226421.119451-01-1
9Leicester City4218717696411464225731127391.078432-01-1
10Barnsley421781784861326482946113657.977422-12-3
11Nottingham Forest4215101769741353472025142254.93240
12West Ham United421681870761245463144132445.921404-32-2
13Luton Town421671971731344502933152144.973394-22-3
14Southampton421591869761155452444132452.908396-02-5
15Fulham421591863741245402535132349.851392-11-1
16Bradford Park Avenue42141117657776829287593649.844394-01-0
17Bury42121218807811646234161418441.026362-00-5
18Millwall42148205679777303071132649.709361-20-4
19Plymouth Argyle421452379961137453432163462.823335-10-2
20Sheffield Wednesday421282267881056392823162860.761322-20-2
21Swansea Town421172455839111364026131943.66329Relegated1-12-3
22Newport County4210329611339111415212182081.45923Relegated6-15-2

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GAME COUNTS
ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
47
Competitive Goals:
77
Goals per game:
1.6

LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42
League Points:
40 out of 84 (2 points per win)
Points Percentage:
47.6%

GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored17 times13 times3 times4 times
Conceded13 times11 times6 times2 times4 times
Won By9 times4 times1 time2 times2 times
Lost By6 times4 times3 times4 times1 time

LEAGUE POSITION ANALYSIS
Analysis of the league positions
This table shows:
(a) how many days we spent in each of the league positions
(b) how we did when we played teams in each of the league positions.

Position days Record against teams in each position
Forest
Pos
Num Days Opp
Pos
PWDLFAPointsResults (Green=win; Blue=draw; Red=loss)
1 11--1120 Manchester City (1-2)
2 211--102 Burnley (1-0)
3 33-21252 West Bromwich Albion (1-1), Burnley (0-3), Birmingham City (1-1)
4 43-12151 Manchester City (0-1), Newcastle United (0-3), Tottenham Hotspur (1-1)
5 51--1020 Tottenham Hotspur (0-2)
6 622--524 Luton Town (4-2), Chesterfield (1-0)
7 71--1150 West Bromwich Albion (1-5)
8 83-21242 Newcastle United (0-2), Chesterfield (1-1), Leicester City (1-1)
9 911--212 Barnsley (2-1)
107 103111733 Plymouth Argyle (0-2), Southampton (6-0), Coventry City (1-1)
114 1122--204 Coventry City (1-0), Bradford Park Avenue (1-0)
1219 121--1230 Luton Town (2-3)
132 1332-1664 Southampton (2-5), Leicester City (2-0), Fulham (2-1)
1442 143111553 Birmingham City (0-4), Fulham (1-1), Bradford Park Avenue (4-0)
1523 1521-1482 West Ham United (4-3), Bury (0-5)
1646 16-------
1767 1711--202 Bury (2-0)
1862 181-1-221 West Ham United (2-2)
1915 1911--512 Plymouth Argyle (5-1)
20 202--2250 Swansea Town (2-3), Sheffield Wednesday (0-2)
21 214-22492 Millwall (1-2), Sheffield Wednesday (2-2), Millwall (0-4), Swansea Town (1-1)
22 2222--1134 Newport County (6-1), Newport County (5-2)
Not included: Week 1 game against Barnsley (2-3) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
32,758 (Newcastle United)
Lowest League Attendance:
8,429 (Bradford Park Avenue)
Average League Attendance:
22,761
Highest Cup Attendance:
34,000 (Middlesbrough)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
34,000 (Middlesbrough)

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
11
Yellow cards:
0
Red cards:
0
Own goals (for):
3 (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
(scored by us for opponents)
Penalties scored:
0
Penalties conceded:
0
Penalties missed:
0
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
Manager for all games: Billy Walker
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 31, 1946BarnsleyA2-3Loss17,31713O'Donnell (?), Brown (?)
2Thu Sep 05, 1946Newcastle UnitedH0-2Loss32,75818
3Sat Sep 07, 1946Newport CountyH6-1Win24,41712Brown (?), O'Donnell (?, ?), Edwards (?), Johnson (?, ?)
4Mon Sep 09, 1946Swansea TownA2-3Loss22,81315Brown (?), O'Donnell (?)
5Sat Sep 14, 1946SouthamptonA2-5Loss18,45119Edwards (?), Johnson (?)
6Sat Sep 21, 1946Luton TownH4-2Win24,23717Scott (?), Brown (?), O'Donnell (?), Johnson (?)
7Sat Sep 28, 1946Coventry CityH1-0Win27,94316Edwards (?)
8Sat Oct 05, 1946Birmingham CityA0-4Loss35,09318
9Sat Oct 12, 1946West Bromwich AlbionH1-1Draw25,44918Brown (? pen)
10Sat Oct 19, 1946Plymouth ArgyleA0-2Loss20,62319
11Sat Oct 26, 1946Leicester CityH2-0Win30,07717Mee (?), Lyman (?)
12Sat Nov 02, 1946ChesterfieldA1-1Draw18,75617Edwards (?)
13Sat Nov 09, 1946MillwallH1-2Loss21,17618Simpson (?)
14Sat Nov 16, 1946Bradford Park AvenueA1-0Win16,03416Johnson (?)
15Sat Nov 23, 1946Manchester CityH0-1Loss32,19417
16Sat Nov 30, 1946West Ham UnitedA2-2Draw14,65217Barks (?), Lyman (?)
17Sat Dec 07, 1946Sheffield WednesdayH2-2Draw18,37416Pritty (?), Brown (?)
18Sat Dec 14, 1946FulhamA1-0Aba15,700Barks (?)
19Sat Dec 21, 1946BuryH2-0Win15,78816Brigham (?), Johnson (?)
20Wed Dec 25, 1946BurnleyA0-3Loss21,03616
21Thu Dec 26, 1946BurnleyH1-0Win31,48417Leverton (?)
22Sat Dec 28, 1946BarnsleyH2-1Win27,23915Lyman (?), Cunningham (? OG)
23Wed Jan 01, 1947Newcastle UnitedA0-3Loss56,82716
24Sat Jan 04, 1947Newport CountyA5-2Win13,15014Lyman (?, ?, ?), Johnson (?), Smith (? OG)
25Sat Jan 18, 1947SouthamptonH6-0Win24,59110Brigham (?), Barks (?), Edwards (?), Lyman (?, ?), Brown (?)
26Wed Jan 29, 1947Luton TownA2-3Loss4,20912Brown (?, ?)
27Sat Feb 01, 1947Coventry CityA1-1Draw16,44012Scott (?)
28Sat Mar 01, 1947Leicester CityA1-1Draw26,15614Barks (?)
29Sat Mar 15, 1947MillwallA0-4Loss22,10816
30Sat Mar 29, 1947Manchester CityA1-2Loss24,76318Brown (?)
31Fri Apr 04, 1947Tottenham HotspurA0-2Loss29,17619
32Sat Apr 05, 1947West Ham UnitedH4-3Win22,88817Scott (?), Brown (?), Johnson (?, ?)
33Mon Apr 07, 1947Tottenham HotspurH1-1Draw30,65617Brown (?)
34Sat Apr 12, 1947Sheffield WednesdayA0-2Loss30,09617
35Sat Apr 19, 1947FulhamH2-1Win20,30017Brown (?), Lyman (?)
36Sat Apr 26, 1947BuryA0-5Loss7,91618
37Sat May 03, 1947Swansea TownH1-1Draw17,11418Brown (?)
38Sat May 10, 1947Birmingham CityH1-1Draw16,04917Brown (?)
39Sat May 17, 1947West Bromwich AlbionA1-5Loss12,56618Edwards (70)
40Mon May 26, 1947FulhamA1-1Draw9,16017Edwards (?)
41Tue May 27, 1947ChesterfieldH1-0Win14,88817Johnson (?)
42Sat May 31, 1947Plymouth ArgyleH5-1Win11,94415Knight (?), Brown (?), Edwards (?), Johnson (?, ?)
43Sat Jun 14, 1947Bradford Park AvenueH4-0Win8,42911Johnson (?, ?, ?), Edwards (?)

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Jan 11, 1947Lincoln City3A1-0Win17,092Rawson (?)
Sat Jan 25, 1947Manchester United4A2-0Win58,641Barks (?), Lyman (?)
Sat Feb 08, 1947Middlesbrough5H2-2Draw34,000Scott (?), Mannion (? OG)
Wed Feb 12, 1947Middlesbrough5Y1A2-6Loss26,907Barks (?), Edwards (?)

Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Wed Nov 06, 1946Combined Services XIEnglandA2-2Draw-Mee (?), Edwards (?)

Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Wed Sep 25, 1946Lincoln CityEnglandA3-0Win7,000North (?), Edwards (?), Johnson (?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (7) Out (12)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Alfred GunnBoughtAlfred GunnSold
Freddie ScottBoughtColin LymanSold
Griff RobertsBoughtColin RawsonSold
Sep 1946Harold OrgillBoughtFrank O'DonnellSold
Harry WalkerBoughtFrank ShufflebottomSold
May 01, 1946Sailor BrownBought£6,750George MeeSold
Nov 09, 1946Harry BrighamBought£4,000Griff RobertsSold
Jun 1947Harold OrgillSold
Robert DaviesSold
Tom HinchliffeRetired
Tom NorthSold
William BaxterSold


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
Goalkeepers
GKGriff Roberts11245
GKHarold Orgill7133
GKHarry Walker431
GKLaurie Platts22
GKReg Savage22939
Defenders
DFrank Shufflebottom211
DGeoff Thomas (1944-60)13625
DHarry Brigham33119122
DJack Hutchinson9342
Midfielders
MBob McCall3713716
MEddie Barks381310146
MFrank Knight3012891
MFrank O'Donnell11385
MGeorge Pritty31118111
MNoel Simpson176561
MRobert Davies624
MTed Blagg38141013
MWilliam Baxter725
MWilliam Morley11
Forwards
FColin Lyman28126910
FColin Rawson221
FFreddie Scott441711154
FGeorge Mee91261
FJack Edwards27108910
FRoland 'Tot' Leverton42112
FSailor Brown4616111815
FTom Hinchliffe11
FTom Johnson341361415
FTom North11
Alfred Gunn22


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
15Sailor Brown46
15Tom Johnson34
10Colin Lyman28
10Jack Edwards27
6Eddie Barks38
5Frank O'Donnell11
4Freddie Scott44
3Own Goals47
2Harry Brigham33
2Roland 'Tot' Leverton4
1Colin Rawson2
1Frank Knight30
1George Mee9
1George Pritty31
1Noel Simpson17


LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Bradford Park AvenueSat Nov 16, 1946Away1-0Sat Jun 14, 1947Home4-0
Newport CountySat Sep 07, 1946Home6-1Sat Jan 04, 1947Away5-2