SEASON: 1995-96


Prev Season: 1994-95
This Season: 1995-96
Next Season: 1996-97
DIVISION:
F.A. Carling Premiership (Tier 1)
MANAGER(s):
Frank Clark
FA Cup:
Quarter Final (Aston Villa (H) 0-1)
League Cup:
2nd Round (Bradford City (H) 2-2)

Player Of The Year:
Stuart Pearce
Top Goalscorer:
Ian Woan (12 goals)

TABLE

PREMIER LEAGUE (Tier 1) - 1995-96
SEASON END TABLE Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHomeAway
1Manchester United38257673351540369103637263882Champions League1-10-5
2Newcastle United3824686637171138975728282978UEFA Cup First Round1-11-3
3Liverpool382011770341441461367624213671Cup Winners Cup First Round1-02-4
4Aston Villa381891152351153321574820201763UEFA Cup First Round1-11-1
5Arsenal381712949321072301675719161763UEFA Cup First Round0-11-1
6Everton38171011644410543519757292520613-20-3
7Blackburn Rovers38187136147142344194510172814611-50-7
8Tottenham Hotspur381613950389552619784241912612-11-0
9Nottingham Forest381513105054116229174782137-458
10West Ham United38149154352955252154101831-9511-10-1
11Chelsea381214124644775302257716222500-00-1
12Middlesbrough3811101735508382727379823-15431-01-1
13Leeds United38127194057838212144111936-17432-13-1
14Wimbledon38101117557056827335592837-15414-10-1
15Sheffield Wednesday381010184861757303135111830-13401-03-1
16Coventry City38814164260676212327102137-18380-01-1
17Southampton38911183452775211824131334-18381-04-3
18Manchester City38911183358775211924131239-2538Relegated3-01-1
19Queens Park Rangers3896233857658252631151331-1933Relegated3-01-1
20Bolton Wanderers38852539715410163131152340-3229Relegated3-21-1

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LEAGUE POSITIONS
GAME COUNTS
Competitive Games:
56
Competitive Goals:
70
Goals per game:
1.3
League Games:
38
League Points:
58 out of 114 (3 points per win)
Points Percentage:
50.9%


GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored27 times7 times7 times2 times
Conceded24 times6 times4 times1 time4 times
Won By13 times3 times4 times
Lost By8 times2 times1 time2 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)
1 12--2180 Newcastle United (1-3), Manchester United (0-5)
2 22-2-222 Manchester United (1-1), Newcastle United (1-1)
314 33111454 Aston Villa (1-1), Liverpool (2-4), Liverpool (1-0)
42 4-------
512 5-------
633 622--316 Middlesbrough (1-0), Tottenham Hotspur (2-1)
737 72-2-222 Arsenal (1-1), Aston Villa (1-1)
868 81--1030 Everton (0-3)
976 931-2263 Tottenham Hotspur (1-0), Arsenal (0-1), Blackburn Rovers (1-5)
1017 101-1-111 Coventry City (1-1)
111 1121-1283 Blackburn Rovers (0-7), Leeds United (2-1)
12 124211647 Chelsea (0-0), Everton (3-2), Chelsea (0-1), Leeds United (3-1)
13 131-1-111 Middlesbrough (1-1)
14 1432-1426 Sheffield Wednesday (1-0), West Ham United (0-1), Sheffield Wednesday (3-1)
15 151--1010 Wimbledon (0-1)
16 16211-214 Queens Park Rangers (1-1), Southampton (1-0)
17 17211-524 Wimbledon (4-1), Manchester City (1-1)
18 182-2-112 West Ham United (1-1), Coventry City (0-0)
19 1922--626 Bolton Wanderers (3-2), Queens Park Rangers (3-0)
20 20211-414 Manchester City (3-0), Bolton Wanderers (1-1)
Not included: Week 1 game against Southampton (4-3) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
29,263 (Manchester United)
Lowest League Attendance:
20,810 (Wimbledon)
Average League Attendance:
25,915
Highest Cup Attendance:
28,844 (Bayern Munich)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
15,050 (Oxford United)

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
17
Yellow Cards:
51
Red Cards:
2   (Steve Chettle, Jason Lee)
Own goals (for):
1   (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
1   (scored by us for opponents)   (Colin Cooper)
Penalties scored:
5
Penalties conceded:
3
Penalties missed:
1
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
Manager for all games: Frank Clark
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 19, 1995SouthamptonA4-315,1643Cooper (8'), Woan (36'), Roy (42', 79')
2Wed Aug 23, 1995ChelseaH0-027,0076
3Sat Aug 26, 1995West Ham UnitedH1-126,6458Pearce (35' pen)
4Tue Aug 29, 1995ArsenalA1-138,2487Campbell (63')
5Sat Sep 09, 1995Coventry CityA1-117,2197Roy (23')
6Sun Sep 17, 1995EvertonH3-224,7866Watson Dave (17' OG), Lee (20'), Woan (64')
7Sat Sep 23, 1995Aston VillaA1-133,9728Lyttle (87')
8Sat Sep 30, 1995Manchester CityH3-025,6208Lee (10', 46'), Stone (82')
9Sat Oct 14, 1995Tottenham HotspurA1-032,8765Stone (65')
10Sat Oct 21, 1995Bolton WanderersH3-225,4265Roy (27'), Lee (68'), Cooper (90')
11Sat Oct 28, 1995Queens Park RangersA1-117,5495Lee (47')
12Mon Nov 06, 1995WimbledonH4-120,8103Roy (8'), Pearce (31'), Lee (47'), Gemmill (87')
13Sat Nov 18, 1995Blackburn RoversA0-727,6606
14Mon Nov 27, 1995Manchester UnitedH1-129,2637McGregor (19')
15Sat Dec 02, 1995Bolton WanderersA1-117,3427Cooper (90')
16Sun Dec 10, 1995Aston VillaH1-125,7908Stone (82')
17Mon Dec 18, 1995Manchester CityA1-125,6608Campbell (69')
18Sat Dec 23, 1995Newcastle UnitedA1-336,5318Woan (14')
19Tue Dec 26, 1995Sheffield WednesdayH1-027,8108Lee (7')
20Sat Dec 30, 1995MiddlesbroughH1-027,0276Pearce (8' pen)
21Mon Jan 01, 1996LiverpoolA2-439,2067Stone (12'), Woan (17')
22Sat Jan 13, 1996SouthamptonH1-023,3216Cooper (44')
23Sat Jan 20, 1996ChelseaA0-124,4827
24Wed Jan 31, 1996Leeds UnitedH2-124,4655Campbell (39'), Roy (57' pen)
25Sat Feb 03, 1996West Ham UnitedA0-121,2577
26Sat Feb 10, 1996ArsenalH0-127,2229
27Sat Feb 24, 1996EvertonA0-333,16310
28Sat Mar 02, 1996Sheffield WednesdayA3-121,9309Howe (10'), McGregor (46'), Roy (80')
29Sat Mar 16, 1996MiddlesbroughA1-129,39210Allen (56')
30Sat Mar 23, 1996LiverpoolH1-029,0589Stone (43')
31Sat Mar 30, 1996WimbledonA0-19,8079
32Sat Apr 06, 1996Tottenham HotspurH2-127,0538Stone (40'), Woan (61')
33Mon Apr 08, 1996Leeds UnitedA3-129,2208Cooper (18'), Lee (30'), Woan (66')
34Sat Apr 13, 1996Blackburn RoversH1-525,2739Woan (40')
35Wed Apr 17, 1996Coventry CityH0-024,6299
36Sun Apr 28, 1996Manchester UnitedA0-553,9269
37Thu May 02, 1996Newcastle UnitedH1-128,2809Woan (75')
38Sun May 05, 1996Queens Park RangersH3-022,9109Stone (44'), Roy (63'), Howe (77')

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Sat Jan 06, 1996Stoke City3A1-117,947Pearce (82')
Wed Jan 17, 1996Stoke City31H2-017,372Campbell (16'), Pearce (55' pen)
Wed Feb 07, 1996Oxford United4H1-115,050Campbell (54')
Tue Feb 13, 1996Oxford United41A3-08,022Campbell (40'), Woan (82' pen), Silenzi (85')
Mon Feb 19, 1996Tottenham Hotspur5H0-0-
Wed Feb 28, 1996Tottenham Hotspur5H2-218,600Woan (4', 72')
Sat Mar 09, 1996Tottenham Hotspur51A1-131,055Roy (9')
Wed Mar 13, 1996Aston VillaQuarterH0-121,067

League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Tue Sep 19, 1995Bradford City21A2-39,288Bohinen (18', 90')
Wed Oct 04, 1995Bradford City22H2-215,231Pearce (19'), Silenzi (63')

UEFA Cup
DateOpponentCountryRoundLegH/AScoreAttScorers
Tue Sep 12, 1995Malmo FFSweden11A1-212,486Woan (36')
Tue Sep 26, 1995Malmo FFSweden12H1-023,817Roy (69')
Tue Oct 17, 1995AuxerreFrance21A1-020,000Stone (23')
Tue Oct 31, 1995AuxerreFrance22H0-028,063
Tue Nov 21, 1995Olympique LyonnaisFrance31H1-022,141McGregor (83')
Tue Dec 05, 1995Olympique LyonnaisFrance32A0-035,000
Tue Mar 05, 1996Bayern MunichGermanyQuarter1A1-238,000Chettle (17')
Tue Mar 19, 1996Bayern MunichGermanyQuarter2H1-528,844Stone (85')

Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreAttScorers
Tue Jul 25, 1995Vang FKNorwayA7-1-Stone (?), Bohinen (?, ?), Bart-Williams (?), McGregor (?, ?), Roy (?)
Thu Jul 27, 1995Tistedalen TurnNorwayA3-1-Roy (?, ?), Bohinen (?)
Sat Jul 29, 1995Foerde ILNorwayA3-1-Pearce (? pen), McGregor (?), Roy (?)
Mon Jul 31, 1995SkjettenNorwayA4-2-Pearce (? pen), Tiler (?), Gemmill (?), Woan (?)
Tue Aug 01, 1995Stabekk IFNorwayA3-1-Stone (?), Phillips (?), Silenzi (?)
Sat Aug 05, 1995Lincoln CityEnglandA3-1-Campbell (?), Woan (?), Bart-Williams (?)
Sat Aug 12, 1995RiccioniItalyA3-1-Campbell (?), Woan (?), Roy (?)
Sun Aug 13, 1995RiminiItalyA0-0-
Mon Aug 14, 1995TorinoItalyA2-1-Roy (?, ?)
Tue Aug 15, 1995GenoaItalyA0-1-

Testimonial
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreAttScorers
Wed May 08, 1996Newcastle UnitedEnglandH6-523,818Roy (2'), Woan (16'), Cooper (56'), Jemson (61'), Crossley (79'), Pearce (80')



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (9) - £7,835,000 Out (6) - £775,000
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Jun 1995Andrea SilenziBought£1,800,000Kingsley BlackSold£25,000
Jun 1995Chris Bart-WilliamsBought£2,630,000Neil WebbSold
Richard ClarkBoughtNigel JemsonSold
Simon TraceyLoan In1995Malcolm RigbySold
Jul 25, 1995Kevin CampbellBought£2,940,000Sep 30, 1995Lars BohinenSold
Nov 27, 1995Richard IrvingBought£65,000Oct 1995Carl TilerSold£750,000
Jan 13, 1996Alan FettisBought
Feb 22, 1996Chris AllenLoan In
Jun 01, 1996Chris AllenBought£400,000


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
Goalkeepers
GK1 Mark Crossley Wales2656211915
GK13 Alan Fettis N. Ireland241Bought on 13 Jan 1996 from Hull City
GK13 Malcolm Rigby England19Released
GK23 Tommy Wright N. Ireland31
GK24Simon Tracey England273
GK30 Richard Clark England18
Defenders
D2 Des Lyttle England235020161311413
D3 Stuart Pearce England3344171611641Player Of The Year (3rd time)
D4 Colin Cooper England2852191913582
D5 Steve Chettle England2655211815131
D6 Carl Tiler England251Left to join Aston Villa
D26 Craig Armstrong England201
Midfielders
M7 David Phillips Wales322999101168
M8 Scot Gemmill Scotland244819171115962
M9 Lars Bohinen Norway259441214Left to join Blackburn Rovers
M11 Steve Stone England2351191714933
M16 Neil Webb England32
M18 Alfe-Inge Haaland Norway222379742911
M25 Steve Blatherwick England211
M27 Chris Allen England223211121Went on loan to Oxford United
Forwards
F10 Kevin Campbell England253210101162121
F12 Jason Lee England24401613118515132
F14 Ian Woan England27512017131262
F15 Andrea Silenzi Italy2919882212115
F17 Kingsley Black N. Ireland2721111
F19 Bobby Howe England21114721369
F20 Paul McGregor England201975735126
F21 Chris Bart-Williams England21512015152111
F22 Bryan Roy Netherlands2541181112103153
F24 Richard Irving England191112Went on loan to Sheffield United
F28 Steve Guinan England1921111


GOALSCORERS


Number of different scorers: 14
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
12 (1)Ian Woan51
10 (1)Bryan Roy41
9Steve Stone51
8Jason Lee40
6Kevin Campbell32
6 (3)Stuart Pearce44
5Colin Cooper52
3Paul McGregor19
2Andrea Silenzi19
2Bobby Howe11
2Lars Bohinen9
1Chris Allen3
1Des Lyttle50
1Own Goals56
1Scot Gemmill48
1Steve Chettle55


LEAGUE DOUBLES (FOR)
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Leeds UnitedWed Jan 31, 1996Home2-1Mon Apr 08, 1996Away3-1
Sheffield WednesdayTue Dec 26, 1995Home1-0Sat Mar 02, 1996Away3-1
SouthamptonSat Aug 19, 1995Away4-3Sat Jan 13, 1996Home1-0
Tottenham HotspurSat Oct 14, 1995Away1-0Sat Apr 06, 1996Home2-1



LEAGUE DOUBLES (AGAINST)
Home and away losses for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Blackburn RoversSat Nov 18, 1995Away0-7Sat Apr 13, 1996Home1-5