SEASON: 2018-19

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Football League Championship (Tier 2)

Aitor Karanka, Simon Ireland, Martin O'Neill

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Chelsea (A) 0-2)

League Cup:
4th Round (Burton Albion (A) 2-3)

Player Of The Year:
Joe Lolley
Top Goalscorer:
Lewis Grabban (17 goals)

Competitive Games:

Competitive Goals:

Goals per game:

League Games:

League Points:
66 out of 138 (3 points per win)

Points Percentage:

Results when we scored first
Who Scored FirstWonDrawnLostPoints won
Forest scored first157252 out of 72
Opponent scored first16129 out of 57

Points dropped when leading and gained when behind
Leading or BehindWonDrawnLostPoints won
We take a lead167255 out of 75
We go behind241410 out of 60

When goals were scored and conceded
First HalfSecond Half
Time:0-10 mins10-20 mins20-30 mins30-40 mins40-45 mins45-50 mins50-60 mins60-70 mins70-80 mins80-90 mins
Num goals scored8733246111015
Num goals conceded5633578916

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored16 times12 times7 times1 time1 time
Conceded14 times16 times4 times1 time
Won By10 times6 times3 times
Lost By9 times6 times1 time

Highest League Attendance:
29,530 (League - Leeds United)

Lowest League Attendance:
25,753 (League - Millwall)

Average League Attendance:

Highest Cup Attendance:
13,942 (League Cup - Newcastle United)

Lowest Cup Attendance:
8,172 (League Cup - Bury)

Clean Sheets:

Red cards:

Yellow cards:


1Sat Aug 04, 2018Bristol CityA1-1Draw-15Ashton Gate
2Tue Aug 07, 2018West Bromwich AlbionH1-1Draw27,85010
3Sat Aug 11, 2018ReadingH1-0Win27,9485
4Sat Aug 18, 2018Wigan AthleticA2-2Draw11,5437DW Stadium
5Sat Aug 25, 2018Birmingham CityH2-2Draw26,79913Live on Sky
6Sat Sep 01, 2018BrentfordA1-2Loss10,18614Griffin Park
7Sat Sep 15, 2018Swansea CityA0-0Draw19,52215Liberty Stadium
8Wed Sep 19, 2018Sheffield WednesdayH2-1Win26,25211
9Sat Sep 22, 2018Rotherham UnitedH1-0Win27,4799
10Sat Sep 29, 2018Blackburn RoversA2-2Draw14,44011Ewood Park
11Wed Oct 03, 2018MillwallH2-2Draw25,75311
12Sat Oct 06, 2018MiddlesbroughA2-0Win24,2995Riverside Stadium
13Sat Oct 20, 2018Norwich CityH1-2Loss29,4279
14Wed Oct 24, 2018Bolton WanderersA3-0Win13,1957Macron Stadium
15Sat Oct 27, 2018Leeds UnitedA1-1Draw34,3087Elland RoadLive on Sky
16Sat Nov 03, 2018Sheffield UnitedH1-0Win28,7576
17Sat Nov 10, 2018Stoke CityH0-0Draw28,5566
18Sat Nov 24, 2018Hull CityA2-0Win13,3647KCOM Stadium
19Wed Nov 28, 2018Aston VillaA5-5Draw32,8686Villa Park
20Sat Dec 01, 2018Ipswich TownH2-0Win27,8735
21Sat Dec 08, 2018Preston North EndH0-1Loss27,7777
22Mon Dec 17, 2018Derby CountyA0-0Draw31,1607Pride Park
23Sat Dec 22, 2018Queens Park RangersH0-1Loss28,1777
24Wed Dec 26, 2018Norwich CityA3-3Draw26,93310Carrow Road
25Sat Dec 29, 2018MillwallA0-1Loss15,27310The Den
26Tue Jan 01, 2019Leeds UnitedH4-2Win29,5307
27Sat Jan 12, 2019ReadingA0-2Loss15,0349Madejski StadiumSimon Ireland caretaker manager
28Sat Jan 19, 2019Bristol CityH0-1Loss28,92212Martin O'Neill's first game in charge
29Sat Jan 26, 2019Wigan AthleticH3-1Win28,8489
30Sat Feb 02, 2019Birmingham CityA0-2Loss24,23511St. Andrews
31Sat Feb 09, 2019BrentfordH2-1Win27,8299
32Tue Feb 12, 2019West Bromwich AlbionA2-2Draw22,6919The Hawthorns
33Sat Feb 16, 2019Preston North EndA0-0Draw13,9048Deepdale
34Mon Feb 25, 2019Derby CountyH1-0Win29,4218
35Sat Mar 02, 2019Stoke CityA0-2Loss26,7369Brittania Stadium
36Sat Mar 09, 2019Hull CityH3-0Win29,3978
37Wed Mar 13, 2019Aston VillaH1-3Loss29,2249
38Sat Mar 16, 2019Ipswich TownA1-1Draw16,70910Portman Road
39Sat Mar 30, 2019Swansea CityH2-1Win28,4699
40Sat Apr 06, 2019Rotherham UnitedA1-2Loss11,0129New York Stadium
41Tue Apr 09, 2019Sheffield WednesdayA0-3Loss23,93110Hillsborough
42Sat Apr 13, 2019Blackburn RoversH1-2Loss27,78611
43Fri Apr 19, 2019Sheffield UnitedA0-2Loss28,40311Bramall LaneLive On Sky
44Mon Apr 22, 2019MiddlesbroughH3-0Win27,65311
45Sat Apr 27, 2019Queens Park RangersA1-0Win15,21210Loftus Road
46Sun May 05, 2019Bolton WanderersH1-0Win27,6589

FA Cup
Sat Jan 05, 2019Chelsea3A0-2Loss40,544Stamford BridgeAitor Karanka's last game as manager

League Cup
Tue Aug 14, 2018Bury1H1-1Win8,172Won 10-9 on penalties
Wed Aug 29, 2018Newcastle United2H3-1Win13,942
Wed Sep 26, 2018Stoke City3H3-2Win12,915
Tue Oct 30, 2018Burton Albion4A2-3Loss4,284Pirelli Stadium

Pre-Season Friendly
Wed Jul 11, 2018Lincoln ImpsGibraltarA5-0Win-Marbella Football Centre
Sat Jul 14, 2018Real BetisSpainA0-1Loss-Estadio Nuevo Mirador
Mon Jul 16, 2018MalagaSpainA3-0Win-Marbella Football Centre
Sat Jul 21, 2018Oldham AthleticEnglandA2-2Draw1,768Boundary Park
Wed Jul 25, 2018Scunthorpe UnitedEnglandA1-0Win2,509Glanford Park
Sat Jul 28, 2018BournemouthEnglandH2-0Win14,108

Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKStefanos Kapino
GK1Costel Pantilimon4416151334
GK12Jordan Smith1115On loan to Mansfield until the end of the season
GK15Luke Steele7431141On loan to Millwall until January
GK33Dimitar Evtimov
GK41Stephen HendersonReleased
DAlex IacovittiLeft at end of season
DArmand Traore
DDanny Preston
DJordan Gabriel
DJuan Fuentes
D3Tobias Figueiredo1467131324
D11Ben Osborn441912132317126
D13Molla Wague116142224On loan from Udinese from Jan to the end of season
D17Alex Milosevic1262413211Joined in January
D18Jack Robinson401713102131426
D20Michael Dawson137512528Re-signed at the start of the season
D21Saidy Janko1746734215On loan from Porto for the season
D25Sam Byram841342On loan from West Ham for the season
D26Liam Bridcutt431212
D27Tendayi Darikwa311210931117
D28Thomas Lam
D29Yohan Benalouane144371721
D42Joe WorrallOn loan at Rangers for the season
D44Michael Hefele186664325
MAndreas Bouchalakis
MAnel Ahmedhodzic1Left in January
MToby EdserOn loan to Port Vale from Jan to the end of season
M4Danny Fox217956121Left in January to join Wigan
M5Adlene Guedioura281288231699Left at start of next season
M6Jack Colback3911141431532On loan from Newcastle for the whole season
M8Ben Watson21105667316
M10Joao Carvalho39141411452598
M14Matty Cash411711138525113
M22Ryan Yates1783615714
M23Joe Lolley51201516126237
M24Claudio Yacob1765628512
M28Pele8215625On loan from Monaco for the season
M34Panagiotis Tachtsidis1On loan to Lecce from Jan to the end of season
FJason Cummings
FJorge GrantLeft at end of season
FTyler WalkerOn loan to Lincoln City for the season
FVirgil GomisOn loan to Macclesfield for the season
F2Hillal Soudani73222742Left at end of season
F7Lewis Grabban4115131317424121
F9Daryl Murphy3198146222109
F17Ben Brereton
F19Diogo Goncalves1042417613On loan from Benfica for the season
F31Gil Dias2491051320116On loan from AS Monaco
F33Leo Bonatini532533On loan from Wolves until the end of season
F35Jamie WardReleased
F37Karim Ansarifard12723221298Left at end of season
F38Gboly AriyibiLeft to join Panaitolikos in September
F39Apostolos VelliosLeft at end of season
F40Zach CloughOn loan to Rochdale from Jan to the end of season
F43Arvin Appiah7251759Left to join Almeria in September


Competitive goals only
17Lewis Grabban41
12Joe Lolley51
8Matty Cash41
6Daryl Murphy31
4Joao Carvalho39
3Jack Colback39
2Adlene Guedioura28
2Ben Osborn44
2Hillal Soudani7
2Jack Robinson40
2Karim Ansarifard12
2Molla Wague11
1Alex Milosevic12
1Arvin Appiah7
1Gil Dias24
1Ryan Yates17
1Yohan Benalouane14

Home and away victories for the season


Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Bolton WanderersWed Oct 24, 2018A3-0Sun May 05, 2019H1-0
Hull CitySat Nov 24, 2018A2-0Sat Mar 09, 2019H3-0
MiddlesbroughSat Oct 06, 2018A2-0Mon Apr 22, 2019H3-0