SEASON: 1957-58


Prev Season: 1956-57
This Season: 1957-58
Next Season: 1958-59
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)
MANAGER(s):
Billy Walker
FA Cup:
4th Round (West Bromwich Albion (H) 1-5)
League Cup:
Not started

Top Goalscorer:
Tommy Wilson (22 goals)

LEAGUE POSITIONS

SEASON END TABLE
FIRST DIVISION (Tier 1) - 1957-58 Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHomeAway
1Wolverhampton Wanderers4228861034717316021115543262.19164Champions1-40-2
2Preston North End422679100511821631485837371.961592-10-2
3Tottenham Hotspur422191293771344583385835441.208511-24-3
4West Bromwich Albion42181410927014435929410733411.314500-22-3
5Manchester City422251510410014435833811246671.040492-11-1
6Burnley4221516807416235221531328531.081477-01-3
7Blackpool421961780671128473584933321.194441-20-3
8Luton Town4219617696313354522631224411.095441-01-3
9Manchester United4216111585751047453167840441.13343European Cup Preliminary Round1-21-1
10Nottingham Forest4216101669631047412766928361.09542
11Chelsea4215121583791056473457936451.051421-10-0
12Arsenal421671973851047483963122546.859394-01-1
13Birmingham City421411177689867433765103352.854391-12-0
14Aston Villa421671973861245462643142760.849394-11-1
15Bolton Wanderers421410186587957383555112752.747380-00-2
16Everton421311186575597343582113140.867370-31-1
17Leeds United421491951631065332343141840.810371-12-1
18Leicester City4214523911121146594131173271.813333-11-3
19Newcastle United421282273816411384264113539.901322-34-1
20Portsmouth421282273881065453422172854.830322-04-1
21Sunderland421012205497777323335132264.55732Relegated2-00-3
22Sheffield Wednesday421272369921227454005162452.75031Relegated5-22-1

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GAME COUNTS
ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
45
Competitive Goals:
75
Goals per game:
1.7

LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42
League Points:
42 out of 84 (2 points per win)
Points Percentage:
50.0%

GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored17 times10 times2 times5 times2 times
Conceded16 times8 times10 times1 time1 time
Won By6 times5 times4 times1 time1 time
Lost By5 times7 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)
114 12--2160 Wolverhampton Wanderers (0-2), Wolverhampton Wanderers (1-4)
27 2-------
321 31--1020 Preston North End (0-2)
47 42--2350 Manchester United (1-2), West Bromwich Albion (2-3)
521 53-21242 West Bromwich Albion (0-2), Manchester City (1-1), Manchester United (1-1)
640 622--504 Arsenal (4-0), Luton Town (1-0)
771 71-1-111 Birmingham City (1-1)
818 821-1832 Burnley (7-0), Luton Town (1-3)
918 91--1120 Tottenham Hotspur (1-2)
1028 1022--624 Manchester City (2-1), Portsmouth (4-1)
114 115122364 Birmingham City (2-0), Bolton Wanderers (0-2), Blackpool (0-3), Chelsea (0-0), Chelsea (1-1)
12 121-1-111 Everton (1-1)
13 133-12361 Burnley (1-3), Blackpool (1-2), Arsenal (1-1)
14 142-2-112 Bolton Wanderers (0-0), Aston Villa (1-1)
15 1511--312 Leicester City (3-1)
16 1643-1866 Tottenham Hotspur (4-3), Sunderland (2-0), Portsmouth (2-0), Everton (0-3)
17 17-------
18 1821-1642 Newcastle United (4-1), Newcastle United (2-3)
19 1911--412 Aston Villa (4-1)
20 20211-323 Leeds United (2-1), Leeds United (1-1)
21 21-------
22 2242-2894 Sheffield Wednesday (2-1), Leicester City (1-3), Sheffield Wednesday (5-2), Sunderland (0-3)
Not included: Week 1 game against Preston North End (2-1) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
47,804 (Manchester United)
Lowest League Attendance:
16,879 (Everton)
Average League Attendance:
31,304
Highest Cup Attendance:
46,455 (West Bromwich Albion)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
24,546 (Gillingham)

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
9
Yellow cards:
0
Red cards:
0
Own goals (for):
(scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
(scored by us for opponents)
Penalties scored:
1
Penalties conceded:
1
Penalties missed:
0
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
Manager for all games: Billy Walker
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 24, 1957Preston North EndH2-1Win33,2857Gray (?), Barrett (?)
2Wed Aug 28, 1957Birmingham CityH1-1Draw29,7057Wilson (?)
3Sat Aug 31, 1957Sheffield WednesdayA2-1Win31,2363Barrett (?), Imlach (?)
4Wed Sep 04, 1957Birmingham CityA2-0Win26,8523Wilson (?), Barrett (?)
5Sat Sep 07, 1957Manchester CityH2-1Win37,1912Wilson (?), Barrett (?)
6Mon Sep 09, 1957BurnleyA1-3Loss15,8182Barrett (?)
7Sat Sep 14, 1957Leeds UnitedA2-1Win25,5663Barrett (?), Wilson (?)
8Wed Sep 18, 1957BurnleyH7-0Win26,8421Gray (?), Baily (?), Wilson (?, ?), Barrett (?), Imlach (?, ?)
9Sat Sep 21, 1957PortsmouthA4-1Win33,8011Gray (?), Wilson (?), Barrett (?, ?)
10Sat Sep 28, 1957West Bromwich AlbionH0-2Loss41,8251
11Sat Oct 05, 1957Tottenham HotspurA4-3Win51,4293Gray (?), Quigley (?), Wilson (?), Imlach (?)
12Sat Oct 12, 1957Manchester UnitedH1-2Loss47,8044Imlach (47)
13Sat Oct 19, 1957Leicester CityA1-3Loss36,8365Wilson (? pen)
14Sat Oct 26, 1957BlackpoolH1-2Loss41,5866Barrett (?)
15Sat Nov 02, 1957Wolverhampton WanderersA0-2Loss47,8588
16Sat Nov 09, 1957ArsenalH4-0Win34,3666Barrett (?), Wilson (?, ?), Imlach (?)
17Sat Nov 16, 1957Bolton WanderersA0-2Loss24,5628
18Sat Nov 23, 1957Aston VillaH4-1Win30,3825Whare (?), Quigley (?), Wilson (?), Barrett (?)
19Sat Nov 30, 1957Luton TownA1-3Loss18,3916Gray (?)
20Sat Dec 07, 1957SunderlandH2-0Win24,2625Wilson (?, ?)
21Sat Dec 14, 1957EvertonA1-1Draw29,0996Gray (?)
22Sat Dec 21, 1957Preston North EndA0-2Loss20,9458
23Wed Dec 25, 1957Newcastle UnitedA4-1Win25,2146Wilson (42), Imlach (68, 77), Baily (72)
24Thu Dec 26, 1957Newcastle UnitedH2-3Loss32,5097Baily (39), Wilson (49)
25Sat Dec 28, 1957Sheffield WednesdayH5-2Win31,9037Gray (?), Wilson (?), Baily (?), Imlach (?, ?)
26Sat Jan 11, 1958Manchester CityA1-1Draw34,8377McKinlay (?)
27Sat Jan 18, 1958Leeds UnitedH1-1Draw23,3687Baily (?)
28Sat Feb 01, 1958PortsmouthH2-0Win23,3447Baily (?), Imlach (?)
29Sat Feb 08, 1958West Bromwich AlbionA2-3Loss32,7357Quigley (?), Simcoe (?)
30Sat Feb 15, 1958Tottenham HotspurH1-2Loss32,3347Wilson (?)
31Sat Feb 22, 1958Manchester UnitedA1-1Draw66,3466Imlach (31)
32Sat Mar 01, 1958Leicester CityH3-1Win38,3416Gray (?), Baily (?), Imlach (?)
33Sat Mar 08, 1958BlackpoolA0-3Loss16,4927
34Sat Mar 15, 1958Wolverhampton WanderersH1-4Loss40,1979Baily (?)
35Sat Mar 29, 1958Bolton WanderersH0-0Draw24,06010
36Fri Apr 04, 1958ChelseaA0-0Draw44,28810
37Mon Apr 07, 1958ChelseaH1-1Draw25,13010Imlach (?)
38Sat Apr 12, 1958Luton TownH1-0Win22,08510Wilson (?)
39Sat Apr 19, 1958SunderlandA0-3Loss28,75310
40Mon Apr 21, 1958ArsenalA1-1Draw23,21710Gray (?)
41Sat Apr 26, 1958EvertonH0-3Loss16,87911
42Wed Apr 30, 1958Aston VillaA1-1Draw21,04310Quigley (?)

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Jan 04, 1958Gillingham3H2-0Win24,546Quigley (?), Imlach (?)
Sat Jan 25, 1958West Bromwich Albion4A3-3Draw58,163Wilson (?, ?), Imlach (?)
Wed Jan 29, 1958West Bromwich Albion4Y1H1-5Loss46,455Wilson (?)

Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Wed May 14, 1958BerlinGermanyA4-3Win-Quigley (?), Gray (?), Baily (?, ?)
Sat May 17, 1958RW OberhausenGermanyA3-1Win-Gray (?), Wilson (?, ?)
Sun May 18, 1958FlamengoBrazilN2-2Draw-Wilson (25), Baily (70)
Mon May 19, 1958FiorentinaItalyA0-0Draw-
Wed May 21, 1958Netherlands XINetherlandsA0-1Loss-

Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Mon Sep 23, 1957All Stars XIUSAH4-0Win3,000Quigley (?, ?), Wilson (?), Barrett (?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (8) - £4,500 Out (8) - £0
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Billy YoungerBoughtChris JoyceSold
Chic ThomsonBoughtEric JonesSold
Harry SharrattBoughtHarry SharrattSold
Ken SimcoeBoughtKen SimcoeSold
1957Arthur LighteningBought1958Harry NicholsonSold
Jun 1957Billy GrayBought£4,5001958Ronald FarmerSold
Jul 01, 1957Johnny QuigleyBoughtMar 08, 1958Peter HighamSold
Apr 04, 1958Fay CoyleBoughtApr 19, 1958Fay CoyleSold


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num Country PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
Goalkeepers
GK S. AfricaArthur Lightening11
GK ScotlandChic Thomson43161116
GK EnglandHarry Sharratt11
Defenders
D EnglandBill Whare38139161
D ScotlandBob McKinlay431611161
D EnglandGeoff Thomas (1944-60)44161117
D EnglandJack Hutchinson9531
Midfielders
M N. IrelandFay Coyle3111
M EnglandJack Burkitt42151017
M EnglandKen Simcoe2111
M EnglandPeter Higham22
M EnglandPeter Watson (1956)321
M EnglandRonald Farmer10262
M EnglandWilliam Morley3616515
Forwards
F EnglandBilly Gray38168149
F EnglandBilly Younger
F ScotlandChris Joyce11353
F EnglandEddie Baily40159168
F EnglandEric Jones11
F EnglandJim Barrett17101612
F ScotlandJohnny Quigley2569105
F ScotlandStewart Imlach4317101616
F EnglandTommy Wilson4316111622


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
22 (1)Tommy Wilson43
16Stewart Imlach43
12Jim Barrett17
9Billy Gray38
8Eddie Baily40
5Johnny Quigley25
1Bill Whare38
1Bob McKinlay43
1Ken Simcoe2


LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
PortsmouthSat Sep 21, 1957Away4-1Sat Feb 01, 1958Home2-0
Sheffield WednesdaySat Aug 31, 1957Away2-1Sat Dec 28, 1957Home5-2