SEASON: 1950-51


Prev Season: 1949-50
This Season: 1950-51
Next Season: 1951-52
DIVISION:
English Third Division (South) (Tier 3)
MANAGER(s):
Billy Walker
FA Cup:
2nd Round (Rotherham United (A) 1-3)
League Cup:
Did not exist

Top Goalscorer:
Wally Ardron (36 goals)

TABLE

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LEAGUE POSITIONS
GAME COUNTS
Competitive Games:
48
Competitive Goals:
117
Goals per game:
2.4
League Games:
46
League Points:
70 out of 92 (2 points per win)
Points Percentage:
76.1%


GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals5 goals5+ goals
Scored7 times19 times5 times5 times5 times
Conceded18 times7 times4 times
Won By9 times10 times4 times5 times5 times
Lost By5 times2 times

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)
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Not included: Week 1 game against Newport County (2-0) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
33,472 (Millwall)
Lowest League Attendance:
12,923 (Crystal Palace)
Average League Attendance:
22,631
Highest Cup Attendance:
18,459 (Torquay United)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
18,459 (Torquay United)

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
19
Yellow Cards:
0
Red Cards:
0   
Own goals (for):
1   (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
0   (scored by us for opponents)   
Penalties scored:
1
Penalties conceded:
0
Penalties missed:
3
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
Manager for all games: Billy Walker
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreAttPosScorersStatus
1Sat Aug 19, 1950Newport CountyA2-016,5956Johnson (?), Collindridge (?)
2Wed Aug 23, 1950Brighton and Hove AlbionH4-022,3121Ardron (?), Capel (?, ?), Collindridge (?)
3Sat Aug 26, 1950Norwich CityH4-228,2501Ardron (?, ?), Capel (?, ?)
4Wed Aug 30, 1950Brighton and Hove AlbionA2-113,6651Ardron (?), Collindridge (?)
5Sat Sep 02, 1950Northampton TownA2-217,8871Leverton (?), Capel (?)
6Wed Sep 06, 1950Plymouth ArgyleH4-117,5961Gager (? pen), Leverton (?), Collindridge (?), Dougall (? OG)
7Sat Sep 09, 1950Port ValeH2-129,2951Ardron (?), Capel (?)
8Wed Sep 13, 1950Plymouth ArgyleA2-019,9391Ardron (?, ?)
9Sat Sep 16, 1950ReadingA2-019,3411Ardron (?, ?)
10Sat Sep 23, 1950Torquay UnitedA2-310,9091Capel (?, ?)
11Sat Sep 30, 1950AldershotH7-015,8411Scott (?, ?), Ardron (?, ?, ?), Collindridge (?), Capel (?)
12Sat Oct 07, 1950Ipswich TownH0-026,6682
13Sat Oct 14, 1950Leyton OrientA4-015,3481Ardron (?, ?), Capel (?, ?)
14Sat Oct 21, 1950WalsallH4-026,4541Johnson (?), Ardron (?), Capel (?, ?)
15Sat Oct 28, 1950WatfordA1-114,6991Collindridge (?)
16Sat Nov 04, 1950MillwallH2-033,4721Scott (?), Ardron (?)
17Sat Nov 11, 1950Bristol CityA3-032,8781Scott (?), Collindridge (?, ?)
18Sat Nov 18, 1950GillinghamH9-220,6391Johnson (?, ?), Ardron (?, ?, ?), Capel (?, ?, ?, ?)
19Sat Dec 02, 1950Exeter CityH2-224,1281Johnson (?), Collindridge (?)
20Sat Dec 23, 1950Norwich CityA0-229,8181
21Mon Dec 25, 1950Colchester UnitedH0-020,1111
22Tue Dec 26, 1950Colchester UnitedA2-012,8741Ardron (?, ?)
23Sat Jan 06, 1951Crystal PalaceH1-012,9231Capel (?)
24Sat Jan 13, 1951Port ValeA1-113,1481Capel (?)
25Sat Jan 20, 1951ReadingH1-124,2061Leverton (?)
26Sat Jan 27, 1951Crystal PalaceA6-117,1791Scott (?), Leverton (?), Ardron (?, ?), Johnson (?), Collindridge (?)
27Sat Feb 03, 1951Torquay UnitedH3-120,9651Leverton (?), Ardron (?), Johnson (?)
28Sat Feb 10, 1951BournemouthA2-315,8821Burkitt (?), Ardron (?)
29Sat Feb 17, 1951AldershotA0-18,5431
30Sat Feb 24, 1951Ipswich TownA3-117,6201Ardron (?, ?), Capel (?)
31Sat Mar 03, 1951Leyton OrientH0-122,5041
32Sat Mar 10, 1951WalsallA2-014,2471Leverton (?), Collindridge (?)
33Sat Mar 17, 1951WatfordH2-114,9441Scott (?), Collindridge (?)
34Sat Mar 24, 1951MillwallA1-121,9811Scott (?)
35Mon Mar 26, 1951Bristol RoversH2-127,2451Ardron (?), Capel (?)
36Sat Mar 31, 1951Bristol CityH0-016,8111
37Sat Apr 07, 1951GillinghamA4-113,8451Ardron (?, ?, ?), Collindridge (?)
38Tue Apr 10, 1951Southend UnitedA2-39,5131Gager (?), Scott (?)
39Sat Apr 14, 1951BournemouthH1-022,4282Scott (?)
40Wed Apr 18, 1951Swindon TownH2-127,6442Ardron (?), Capel (?)
41Sat Apr 21, 1951Exeter CityA5-011,0031Johnson (?, ?, ?), Ardron (?, ?)
42Wed Apr 25, 1951Northampton TownH2-227,2441Johnson (?, ?)
43Sat Apr 28, 1951Southend UnitedH3-017,3841Johnson (?), Ardron (?), Collindridge (?)
44Wed May 02, 1951Newport CountyH2-121,4681Capel (?), Collindridge (?)Champion
45Thu May 03, 1951Bristol RoversA2-027,6761Love (?), Johnson (?)Champion
46Sat May 05, 1951Swindon TownA3-210,7071Ardron (40'), Johnson (63'), Collindridge (89')Promoted

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Sat Nov 25, 1950Torquay United1H6-118,459Scott (?, ?), Johnson (?, ?, ?), Collindridge (?)
Sat Dec 09, 1950Rotherham United2A1-325,000Capel (?)

Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreAttScorers
Sat May 12, 1951RC MalinesBelgiumH3-118,094Capel (?), Love (?), Johnson (?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (1) - £12,500 Out (1) - £0
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Aug 19, 1950Collin CollindridgeBought£12,500John AndersonSold


SQUAD
*Age = Player age on August 1stSeason Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num Player Country Age* P W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
Forwards
F Collin Collindridge England29483110717
F Freddie Scott England33483110711
FJohn Love Scotland264311
F Roland 'Tot' Leverton England242215526
F Tommy Capel England2837239524
F Tucker Johnson England2834226618
Goalkeepers
GK Harry Walker England344831107
Defenders
D Bill Whare England25422697
D Geoff Thomas (1944-60) England244730107
D Horace Gager England3348311072
D Jack Hutchinson England29651
DJames Clarke England2611
Midfielders
M Bill Morley England254428106
M Jack Burkitt England2444271071
MJohn Anderson England28871
M Wally Ardron England31473010736


GOALSCORERS


Number of different scorers: 10
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
36Wally Ardron47
24Tommy Capel37
18Tucker Johnson34
17Collin Collindridge48
11Freddie Scott48
6Roland 'Tot' Leverton22
2 (1)Horace Gager48
1Jack Burkitt44
1John Love4
1Own Goals48


LEAGUE DOUBLES (FOR)
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Brighton and Hove AlbionWed Aug 23, 1950Home4-0Wed Aug 30, 1950Away2-1
Bristol RoversMon Mar 26, 1951Home2-1Thu May 03, 1951Away2-0
Crystal PalaceSat Jan 06, 1951Home1-0Sat Jan 27, 1951Away6-1
GillinghamSat Nov 18, 1950Home9-2Sat Apr 07, 1951Away4-1
Newport CountySat Aug 19, 1950Away2-0Wed May 02, 1951Home2-1
Plymouth ArgyleWed Sep 06, 1950Home4-1Wed Sep 13, 1950Away2-0
Swindon TownWed Apr 18, 1951Home2-1Sat May 05, 1951Away3-2
WalsallSat Oct 21, 1950Home4-0Sat Mar 10, 1951Away2-0



LEAGUE DOUBLES (AGAINST)
Home and away losses for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score