SEASON: 1974-75


Prev Season: 1973-74
This Season: 1974-75
Next Season: 1975-76
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)
MANAGER(s):
Allan Brown, Brian Clough
FA Cup:
4th Round (Fulham (H) 1-2)
League Cup:
2nd Round (Newcastle United (A) 0-3)

Top Goalscorer:
Neil Martin (12 goals)

LEAGUE POSITIONS

SEASON END TABLE
SECOND DIVISION (Tier 2) - 1974-75 Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHomeAway
1Manchester United42269766301731451296621182.20061Promoted as Champions0-12-2
2Aston Villa4225897932164147694832262.46958Promoted2-30-3
3Norwich City4220139583714343417610524201.56853Promoted1-30-3
4Sunderland421913106535146141857924271.857511-10-0
5Bristol City4221813473314523110731116231.424500-00-1
6West Bromwich Albion4218915544213443315551121271.286452-11-0
7Blackpool4214171138331263311721187161.152450-00-0
8Hull City4215141340531281251036121543.755444-03-1
9Fulham421316134439984291748915221.128421-11-0
10Bolton Wanderers4215121545419752716651018251.098422-30-2
11Oxford United4215121541511434301919111132.804421-21-1
12Leyton Orient421120112839894171631171123.718422-21-1
13Southampton4215111653541065292055112434.981410-01-0
14Notts County4212161449597113342655111533.831400-22-2
15York City421410185155975281853132337.927382-11-1
16Nottingham Forest42121416435577724235791932.78238
17Portsmouth421213174454975282036121634.815371-20-2
18Oldham Athletic4210151740481074281608131232.833351-00-2
19Bristol Rovers4212111942641047252327121741.656351-02-4
20Millwall421012204456894311923161337.78632Relegated2-10-3
21Cardiff City42914193662786242126131241.58132Relegated0-01-2
22Sheffield Wednesday425112629643711172924151235.45321Relegated1-03-2

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GAME COUNTS
ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
50
Competitive Goals:
49
Goals per game:
1.0

LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42
League Points:
38 out of 84 (2 points per win)
Points Percentage:
45.2%

GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored21 times9 times2 times1 time
Conceded15 times12 times7 times1 time
Won By11 times1 time1 time
Lost By8 times6 times4 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)
1 12-11231 Manchester United (2-2), Manchester United (0-1)
2 21-1-001 Sunderland (0-0)
3 32--2360 Norwich City (1-3), Aston Villa (2-3)
4 42-11141 Sunderland (1-1), Norwich City (0-3)
5 522--414 West Bromwich Albion (1-0), Hull City (3-1)
6 6211-213 Blackpool (0-0), West Bromwich Albion (2-1)
7 721-1132 Aston Villa (0-3), Bristol Rovers (1-0)
87 81--1010 Bristol City (0-1)
910 94-22462 Oxford United (1-2), Blackpool (0-0), Bolton Wanderers (2-3), Oxford United (1-1)
1031 103111643 Hull City (4-0), Notts County (0-2), Notts County (2-2)
1127 1111--102 Fulham (1-0)
1216 121-1-001 Southampton (0-0)
1351 1311--212 York City (2-1)
1431 1411--212 Millwall (2-1)
1519 154-31463 Bolton Wanderers (0-2), Leyton Orient (1-1), Fulham (1-1), Leyton Orient (2-2)
1628 16321-535 Sheffield Wednesday (3-2), Southampton (1-0), York City (1-1)
1722 1711--102 Oldham Athletic (1-0)
187 18-------
194 191--1030 Millwall (0-3)
20 201--1240 Bristol Rovers (2-4)
213 215-14281 Portsmouth (0-2), Portsmouth (1-2), Cardiff City (1-2), Oldham Athletic (0-2), Cardiff City (0-0)
22 2211--102 Sheffield Wednesday (1-0)
Not included: Week 1 game against Bristol City (0-0) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
25,013 (Notts County)
Lowest League Attendance:
7,533 (Millwall)
Average League Attendance:
13,079
Highest Cup Attendance:
25,361 (Fulham)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
14,183 (Newcastle United)

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
15
Yellow cards:
0
Red cards:
2
Own goals (for):
(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
 
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
Manager: Allan Brown
1Sat Aug 17, 1974Bristol CityH0-0Draw11,33915
2Mon Aug 19, 1974MillwallA0-3Loss7,53316
3Sat Aug 24, 1974PortsmouthA0-2Loss11,34921
4Tue Aug 27, 1974MillwallH2-1Win7,53311Martin (?), Bowyer (?)
5Sat Aug 31, 1974Oxford UnitedH1-2Loss11,34918Bowyer (?)
6Sat Sep 07, 1974Manchester UnitedA2-2Draw40,67117Cottam (?), Bowyer (?)
7Sat Sep 14, 1974Hull CityH4-0Win9,43713Lyall (?), Martin (?, ?), O'Neill (?)
8Tue Sep 17, 1974PortsmouthH1-2Loss9,53413Jones (?)
9Sat Sep 21, 1974Sheffield WednesdayA3-2Win15,44910Martin (?, ?), Bowyer (?)
10Sat Sep 28, 1974SunderlandH1-1Draw14,88514Lyall (?)
11Wed Oct 02, 1974Aston VillaA0-3Loss20,35714
12Sat Oct 05, 1974SouthamptonA1-0Win16,04210Jackson (?)
13Sat Oct 12, 1974Norwich CityH1-3Loss13,61312Butlin (?)
14Sat Oct 19, 1974West Bromwich AlbionA1-0Win13,86810Richardson (?)
15Sat Oct 26, 1974Bristol RoversH1-0Win11,4958Martin (?)
16Sat Nov 02, 1974Bolton WanderersA0-2Loss12,71113
17Sat Nov 09, 1974Oldham AthleticH1-0Win10,1279Dennehy (?)
18Sat Nov 16, 1974Cardiff CityA1-2Loss9,27914Martin (?)
19Sat Nov 23, 1974York CityH2-1Win10,04711Richardson (?), Bowyer (?)
20Sat Nov 30, 1974Leyton OrientA1-1Draw5,21710Bowyer (?)
21Sat Dec 07, 1974FulhamH1-1Draw10,05711Martin (?)
22Sat Dec 14, 1974Bristol CityA0-1Loss10,00613
23Sat Dec 21, 1974BlackpoolH0-0Draw8,48013
24Thu Dec 26, 1974Hull CityA3-1Win12,27811Martin (?, ?), Butlin (?)
25Sat Dec 28, 1974Notts CountyH0-2Loss25,01313
Manager: Brian Clough
26Sat Jan 11, 1975FulhamA1-0Win9,15911Butlin (?)
27Sat Jan 18, 1975Leyton OrientH2-2Draw17,5829Richardson (?, ?)
28Sat Feb 01, 1975Oldham AthleticA0-2Loss10,73613
29Sat Feb 08, 1975Bolton WanderersH2-3Loss11,92214Dennehy (?, ?)
30Fri Feb 14, 1975York CityA1-1Draw7,66612Lyall (?)
31Sat Feb 22, 1975Cardiff CityH0-0Draw12,80615
32Fri Feb 28, 1975Oxford UnitedA1-1Draw7,60214Lyall (?)
33Sat Mar 08, 1975Aston VillaH2-3Loss20,20515O'Hare (15), Butlin (40)
34Sat Mar 15, 1975SunderlandA0-0Draw30,81215
35Sat Mar 22, 1975Manchester UnitedH0-1Loss21,89316
36Tue Mar 25, 1975Notts CountyA2-2Draw20,30316Lyall (?), Butlin (?)
37Sat Mar 29, 1975BlackpoolA0-0Draw11,64016
38Tue Apr 01, 1975Sheffield WednesdayH1-0Win14,07715Lyall (?)
39Sat Apr 05, 1975Bristol RoversA2-4Loss9,64817Lyall (?), O'Hare (?)
40Sat Apr 12, 1975SouthamptonH0-0Draw11,55416
41Sat Apr 19, 1975Norwich CityA0-3Loss24,30217
42Sat Apr 26, 1975West Bromwich AlbionH2-1Win11,72116Butlin (?, ?)

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Manager: Allan Brown
Sat Jan 04, 1975Tottenham Hotspur3H1-1Draw23,355Jones (?)
Manager: Brian Clough
Wed Jan 08, 1975Tottenham Hotspur3Y1A1-0Win27,996Martin (?)
Tue Jan 28, 1975Fulham4A0-0Draw14,846
Mon Feb 03, 1975Fulham4Y1H1-1Draw25,361Martin (?)
Wed Feb 05, 1975Fulham4Y2A1-1Draw11,920Robertson (?)
Mon Feb 10, 1975Fulham4Y3H1-2Loss23,240Chapman (?)

League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Manager: Allan Brown
Tue Sep 10, 1974Newcastle United2H1-1Draw14,183Bowyer (25)
Wed Sep 25, 1974Newcastle United2Y1A0-3Loss26,228

County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Manager: Brian Clough
Thu May 08, 1975Notts CountyFinalH0-1Loss8,291

Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Manager: Allan Brown
Sat Aug 03, 1974Port ValeEnglandA3-1Win2,403? (?, ?, ?)
Tue Aug 06, 1974WalsallEnglandA1-1Draw1,798? (?)
Sat Aug 10, 1974Leicester CityEnglandH1-3Loss7,842? (?)

Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Manager: Brian Clough
Mon Apr 14, 1975Worksop TownEnglandA2-1Win1,709? (?, ?)
Mon Apr 21, 1975Grantham TownEnglandA2-1Win2,750? (?, ?)
Mon Apr 28, 1975Biggleswade TownEnglandA6-1Win-? (?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?)

Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Manager: Allan Brown
Tue Oct 29, 1974Coventry CityEnglandH1-1Draw2,129? (?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (8) - £51,000 Out (9) - £5,000
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Bert BoweryBought£2,000David SerellaSold
Ian MillerBoughtDennis PeacockSold
Jimmy McCannBoughtIan MillerSold
Paddy GreenwoodBoughtJohn GalleySold
Aug 17, 1974David JonesBoughtNeil MartinSold
Oct 02, 1974Barry ButlinBoughtTommy JacksonSold
Feb 01, 1975John O'HareBoughtOct 29, 1974Garry DulsonSold£5,000
Feb 22, 1975John McGovernBought£49,000Apr 14, 1975David JonesSold
Apr 19, 1975Miah DennehySold


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 EnglandDennis Peacock16448
GK EnglandJohn Middleton3491510
GK EnglandPeter Wells
Defenders
D EnglandGarry Dulson
D EnglandPaddy Greenwood197754
D EnglandViv Anderson1838722
Midfielders
M EnglandDavid Jones41121415211
M EnglandDavid Serella113262
M ScotlandGeorge Lyall4511171771
M EnglandIan Bowyer3991713722
M ScotlandIan Miller
M EnglandJohn Cottam2059612
M ScotlandJohn McGovern844
M N. IrelandLiam O'Kane48131817
M N. IrelandMartin O'Neill23610711
M EnglandPaul Richardson45111816422
Forwards
F EnglandBarry Butlin3510131271
F EnglandBert Bowery
F ScotlandJim McIntosh421111
F ScotlandJimmy McCann11
F EnglandJohn Galley511321
F ScotlandJohn O'Hare101542
F ScotlandJohn Robertson2431110113
F Rep. of Ire.Miah Dennehy318914311
F ScotlandNeil Martin341113101272
F EnglandSammy Chapman3810151311
F N. IrelandTommy Jackson18738132
F EnglandTony Woodcock93244


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
12Neil Martin34
7Barry Butlin35
7George Lyall45
7Ian Bowyer39
4Paul Richardson45
3Miah Dennehy31
2David Jones41
2John O'Hare10
1John Cottam20
1John Robertson24
1Martin O'Neill23
1Sammy Chapman38
1Tommy Jackson18


LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Hull CitySat Sep 14, 1974Home4-0Thu Dec 26, 1974Away3-1
Sheffield WednesdaySat Sep 21, 1974Away3-2Tue Apr 01, 1975Home1-0
West Bromwich AlbionSat Oct 19, 1974Away1-0Sat Apr 26, 1975Home2-1