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SEASON: 1967-68

Prev Season: 1966-67
Next Season: 1968-69
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)

MANAGER(s):
Johnny Carey

FA Cup:
4th Round (Leeds United (A) 1-2)

League Cup:
3rd Round (Burnley (A) 0-3)


Top Goalscorer:
Joe Baker (21 goals)

GAMES
Competitive Games:
51


League Games:
42

League Points:
39

Points Percentage:
46.4


GOALS
Competitive Goals:
65

Goals per game:
1.3

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored14 times6 times9 times3 times
Conceded17 times10 times7 times1 time2 times
Won By8 times7 times2 times2 times
Lost By9 times4 times6 times2 times

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
49,946 (League - Manchester United)

Lowest Home Attendance:
20,658 (League - Fulham)

Average League Attendance:
32,715


Highest Cup Attendance:
32,896 (Fairs Cup - FC Zurich)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
27,090 (Fairs Cup - Eintracht Frankfurt)

MISC
Clean Sheets:
14

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION ONEHomeAway
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result
1Manchester City422661086431722521694834272.00058European Cup
2Manchester United422481089551524492196640341.61856European Cup
3Liverpool422211971401722511759720231.77555Inter Cities Fairs Cup
4Leeds United4222911714117314914561022271.73253Inter Cities Fairs Cup
5Everton4223613674018124313551124271.67552
6Chelsea421812126268117334257592843.91248
7Tottenham Hotspur4219914705911734420821126391.18647
8West Bromwich Albion4217121375621245452558830371.21046Cup Winners Cup
9Arsenal42171015605612633723541223331.07144
10Newcastle United4213151454671272382018121647.80641
11Nottingham Forest4214111752641164342235131842.81339Inter Cities Fairs Cup
12West Ham United4214101873698584330651030391.05838
13Leicester City421312176469777373465102735.92838
14Burnley4214101864711272381623162655.90138
15Sunderland421311185161876282854122333.83637
16Southampton421311186683984373143142952.79537
17Wolverhampton Wanderers421482066751047453644132139.88036
18Stoke City421472150731038302944132044.68535
19Sheffield Wednesday4211121951636105322452141939.81034
20Coventry City429151851718583232110101939.71833
21Sheffield United4211102149707410253146112439.70032Relegated
22Fulham421072556986411274143142957.57127Relegated
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 19, 1967Sheffield UnitedA3-1Win29,2234Bramall Lane
2Tue Aug 22, 1967Coventry CityH3-3Draw44,9502
3Sat Aug 26, 1967ArsenalH2-0Win33,9774
4Tue Aug 29, 1967Coventry CityA3-1Win41,2121Highfield Road
5Sat Sep 02, 1967Manchester CityA0-2Loss29,5474Maine Road
6Tue Sep 05, 1967LiverpoolH0-1Loss39,3524
7Sat Sep 09, 1967Newcastle UnitedH4-0Win30,1514
8Sat Sep 16, 1967West Bromwich AlbionA1-2Loss21,1366The Hawthorns
9Sat Sep 23, 1967ChelseaH3-0Win34,8714
10Sat Sep 30, 1967SouthamptonA1-2Loss26,7246The Dell
11Sat Oct 07, 1967BurnleyA1-1Draw18,4007Turf Moor
12Sat Oct 14, 1967Sheffield WednesdayH0-0Draw37,9836
13Wed Oct 25, 1967Tottenham HotspurA1-1Draw40,9288White Hart Lane
14Sat Oct 28, 1967Manchester UnitedH3-1Win49,9467Forest's record attendance
15Sat Nov 04, 1967SunderlandA0-1Loss29,1588Roker Park
16Sat Nov 11, 1967Wolverhampton WanderersH3-1Win36,5227
17Sat Nov 18, 1967FulhamA0-2Loss22,4139Craven Cottage
18Sat Nov 25, 1967Leeds UnitedH0-2Loss29,56911
19Sat Dec 02, 1967EvertonA0-1Loss44,76512Goodison Park
Sat Dec 09, 1967Leicester CityH0-1Aba-12Abandoned due to ice
20Sat Dec 16, 1967Sheffield UnitedH1-0Win25,50112
21Sat Dec 23, 1967ArsenalA0-3Loss32,51213Highbury
22Tue Dec 26, 1967Stoke CityH3-0Win37,57711
23Sat Dec 30, 1967Stoke CityA3-1Win21,41510Victoria Ground
24Sat Jan 06, 1968Manchester CityH0-3Loss39,58111
25Sat Jan 13, 1968Newcastle UnitedA0-0Draw43,27410St. James Park (Newcastle)
26Sat Jan 20, 1968West Bromwich AlbionH3-2Win34,2988
27Sat Feb 03, 1968ChelseaA0-1Loss33,4839Stamford Bridge
28Sat Feb 10, 1968SouthamptonH2-2Draw27,3189
29Sat Feb 24, 1968BurnleyH1-0Win26,1107
30Wed Mar 13, 1968Leeds UnitedA1-1Draw32,5089Elland Road
31Sat Mar 16, 1968Tottenham HotspurH0-0Draw37,7079
32Tue Mar 19, 1968Leicester CityH2-1Win30,4036
33Sat Mar 23, 1968Manchester UnitedA0-3Loss61,97810Old Trafford
34Sat Mar 30, 1968SunderlandH0-3Loss24,54310
35Sat Apr 06, 1968Wolverhampton WanderersA1-6Loss28,19810Molineux
36Fri Apr 12, 1968West Ham UnitedA0-3Loss36,58910Upton Park
37Sat Apr 13, 1968FulhamH2-2Draw20,65810
38Tue Apr 16, 1968West Ham UnitedH1-1Draw22,18910
39Sat Apr 20, 1968Sheffield WednesdayA0-0Draw28,80510Hillsborough
40Mon Apr 22, 1968EvertonH1-0Win23,80910
41Sat May 04, 1968Leicester CityA2-4Loss25,60511Filbert Street
42Sat May 11, 1968LiverpoolA1-6Loss38,85011Anfield


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 27, 1968Bolton Wanderers3H4-2Win-
Sat Feb 17, 1968Leeds United4A1-2Loss-Elland Road


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Sep 13, 1967Scunthorpe United2A1-0Win-Old Show Ground
Tue Oct 10, 1967Burnley3A0-3Loss-Turf Moor


Fairs Cup
DateOpponentCountryRoundLegH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Wed Sep 20, 1967Eintracht FrankfurtGermany11A1-0Win4,500Commerzbank-Arena
Tue Oct 17, 1967Eintracht FrankfurtGermany12H4-0Win27,090Won 5-0 on aggregate
Tue Oct 31, 1967FC ZurichSwitzerland21H2-1Win32,896
Tue Nov 14, 1967FC ZurichSwitzerland22A0-1Loss12,000LetzigrundLost on away goals


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue May 14, 1968Notts CountyFinalH3-0Win-Meadow Lane


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Aug 05, 1967Raith RoversScotlandA5-1Win-
Mon Aug 07, 1967Partick ThistleScotlandA0-0Draw-
Sun Aug 13, 1967Derby CountyEnglandA3-1Win-Baseball Ground


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Tue Mar 05, 1968Derby CountyEnglandH1-2Loss-



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKBrian Williamson12363
GKMichael Harby33
GKPeter Grummitt3616514
DBill Brindley111
DBob McKinlay51191120
DRaymond Bridgett112
DTerry Hennessey4518917
MDave Stainwright
MHenry Newton451710174
MJeff Whitefoot21
MMichael Kear
MWilliam Taylor822315
FAlan Hinton32123
FBarry Lyons4317111571
FColin Hall431
FDave Hilley1874644
FFrank Wignall351551471
FIan Storey-Moore341191412
FJim Baxter2486102
FJoe Baker4818111821
FJohn Barnwell208391
FJohn Winfield501911191
FPaul Richardson111
FPeter Hindley48191118
FSammy Chapman291061333


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
21Joe Baker48
12Ian Storey-Moore34
7Barry Lyons43
7Frank Wignall35
4Dave Hilley18
4Henry Newton45
3Sammy Chapman29
2Alan Hinton3
2Jim Baxter24
1John Barnwell20
1John Winfield50
1William Taylor8



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1967-68

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Sheffield UnitedSat Aug 19, 1967A3-1Sat Dec 16, 1967H1-0
Stoke CityTue Dec 26, 1967H3-0Sat Dec 30, 1967A3-1