SEASON: 2023-24

Prev Season: 2022-23
This Season: 2023-24
Premier League (Tier 1)
Steve Cooper
FA Cup:
Not started
League Cup:
2nd Round (Burnley (H) 0-1)

Top Goalscorer:
Taiwo Awoniyi (4 goals)

This is our second season back in the Premier League after a magical return last year. We finished 5th bottom then, which was a huge success and hopefully 2023-24 will be even better.

PREMIER LEAGUE (As of Mon Nov 27, 2023)HomeAwayCurrent FormResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGDPtsFormPtsHomeAway
2Manchester City1392233135101744121692029LWWWDD11-0-2
4Aston Villa1391331186002353138131328DWWLWW132-0-
5Tottenham Hotspur138232517402108421159826WWWLLL9--
6Manchester United13805161640381040286024WWLWWW15-2-3
7Newcastle United13724311460118412313101723DWDWLW11--
8Brighton and Hove Albion13643282333115103121313522DLDDDW72-3-
9West Ham United1362523233121193131214020DLLLWW7-2-3
12Wolverhampton Wanderers134361823222912214911-515DWDLWL8--
13Crystal Palace13436131812368313710-515DLLWLL4-0-0
15Nottingham Forest133461621231108115613-513DDLWLL5
17Luton Town13238122312368115615-119LDLDLW52-2-
18Sheffield United1312101134115719015415-235LLLWDL42-1-
*Everton deducted 10 points for breaking FFP rules

Click here for all tables for 2023-24

Competitive Games:
Competitive Goals:
Goals per game:
League Games:
League Points:
13 out of 39 (3 points per win)
Points Percentage:

Results when we, or opponent, scored first

Who Scored FirstGamesWonDrawnLostPoints won
Forest scored first631210 out of 18
Opponent scored first5-232 out of 15

Results when leading and when behind
Leading or BehindGamesWonDrawnLostPoints won
We take a lead631210 out of 18
We go behind8-262 out of 24

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored5 times8 times
Conceded5 times4 times4 times
Won By3 times2 times
Lost By6 times1 time1 time

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
Num Days Opp
PWDLFAPointsResults (Green=win; Blue=draw; Red=loss)
1 11--1020 Manchester City (0-2)
2 21--1120 Arsenal (1-2)
3 3-------
4 41--1030 Liverpool (0-3)
5 511--203 Aston Villa (2-0)
6 6-------
7 7-------
86 81--1230 Brighton and Hove Albion (2-3)
915 91-1-001 Crystal Palace (0-0)
104 1011--103 Chelsea (1-0)
114 11-------
1215 12-------
1319 132--2460 Manchester United (2-3), West Ham United (2-3)
1411 141-1-111 Brentford (1-1)
1525 15-------
167 1611--213 Sheffield United (2-1)
17 171-1-221 Luton Town (2-2)
18 18-------
19 191-1-111 Burnley (1-1)
20 20-------

Highest League Attendance:
29,432 (Sheffield United)
Lowest League Attendance:
28,958 (Burnley)
Average League Attendance:
Highest Cup Attendance:
27,766 (Burnley)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
27,766 (Burnley)

Clean Sheets:
Yellow Cards:
Red Cards:
2   (Joe Worrall, Moussa Niakhaté)
Own goals (for):
0   (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
0   (scored by us for opponents)   
Penalties scored:
Penalties conceded:
Penalties missed:
Penalties saved:

Manager for all games: Steve Cooper
1Sat Aug 12, 2023ArsenalA1-2Loss59,98415Awoniyi (82)
2Fri Aug 18, 2023Sheffield UnitedH2-1Win29,4328Awoniyi (3), Wood (89)
3Sat Aug 26, 2023Manchester UnitedA2-3Loss73,59514Awoniyi (2), Boly (4)
4Sat Sep 02, 2023ChelseaA1-0Win39,8209Elanga (48)
5Mon Sep 18, 2023BurnleyH1-1Draw28,9588Hudson-Odoi (61)
6Sat Sep 23, 2023Manchester CityA0-2Loss53,41311
7Sun Oct 01, 2023BrentfordH1-1Draw29,00411Domínguez (65)
8Sat Oct 07, 2023Crystal PalaceA0-0Draw-13
9Sat Oct 21, 2023Luton TownH2-2Draw29,36115Wood (48, 76)
10Sun Oct 29, 2023LiverpoolA0-3Loss50,14316
11Sun Nov 05, 2023Aston VillaH2-0Win29,31312Aina (5), Mangala (47)
12Sun Nov 12, 2023West Ham UnitedA2-3Loss62,74015Awoniyi (?), Elanga (?)
13Sat Nov 25, 2023Brighton and Hove AlbionH2-3Loss-14Elanga (3), Gibbs-White (76 pen)
14Sat Dec 02, 2023EvertonH--
15Wed Dec 06, 2023FulhamA--
16Sat Dec 09, 2023Wolverhampton WanderersA--
17Fri Dec 15, 2023Tottenham HotspurH--
18Sat Dec 23, 2023BournemouthH--
19Tue Dec 26, 2023Newcastle UnitedA--
20Sat Dec 30, 2023Manchester UnitedH--
21Sat Jan 20, 2024BrentfordA--
22Tue Jan 30, 2024ArsenalH--
23Sat Feb 03, 2024BournemouthA--
24Sat Feb 10, 2024Newcastle UnitedH--
25Sat Feb 17, 2024West Ham UnitedH--
26Sat Feb 24, 2024Aston VillaA--
27Sat Mar 02, 2024LiverpoolH--
28Sat Mar 09, 2024Brighton and Hove AlbionA--
29Sat Mar 16, 2024Luton TownA--
30Sat Mar 30, 2024Crystal PalaceH--
31Tue Apr 02, 2024FulhamH--
32Sat Apr 06, 2024Tottenham HotspurA--
33Sat Apr 13, 2024Wolverhampton WanderersH--
34Sat Apr 20, 2024EvertonA--
35Sat Apr 27, 2024Manchester CityH--
36Sat May 04, 2024Sheffield UnitedA--
37Sat May 11, 2024ChelseaH--
38Sun May 19, 2024BurnleyA--

FA Cup

League Cup
Wed Aug 30, 2023Burnley2H0-1Loss27,766

EFL Trophy
Tue Sep 05, 2023Harrogate Town1A1-2Loss1,178Osong (84)
Tue Oct 10, 2023Carlisle United1A2-0Win-Powell (?), Perry (?)
Tue Nov 21, 2023Accrington Stanley1A2-1Win687Thompson (18), Larsson (39)
Tue Dec 05, 2023Doncaster Rovers1A--

Pre-Season Friendly
Sat Jul 15, 2023Notts CountyEnglandA1-0Win16,163Ui-jo (46)
Tue Jul 18, 2023ValenciaSpainA0-1Loss-
Sat Jul 22, 2023LevanteSpainA2-1Win-Yates (1), Danilo (20)
Thu Jul 27, 2023Leeds UnitedEnglandN0-2Loss5,114
Sun Jul 30, 2023PSV EindhovenNetherlandsA0-1Loss-
Wed Aug 02, 2023Stade RennaisFranceN0-5Loss-
Sat Aug 05, 2023Eintracht FrankfurtGermanyA0-0Draw31,000

Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (16) - £92,000,000 Out (16) - £45,000,000
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Jul 01, 2023Harry GriffithsBoughtMar 20, 2023Fin BackLoan Out
Jul 01, 2023Manni NorkettBoughtJul 23, 2023Dale TaylorLoan Out
Jul 01, 2023Will BrookBoughtJul 24, 2023Aaron DonnellyLoan Out
Jul 20, 2023Ola AinaBoughtAug 01, 2023Josh BowlerLoan Out
Jul 25, 2023Anthony ElangaBought£15,000,000Aug 05, 2023Richie LaryeaLoan Out
Aug 09, 2023Matt TurnerBought£1,000,000Aug 18, 2023Gustavo ScarpaLoan Out
Aug 23, 2023Gonzalo MontielLoan InAug 24, 2023Omar RichardsLoan Out
Aug 26, 2023Andrey SantosLoan InAug 31, 2023Lewis O'BrienLoan Out
Sep 01, 2023Callum Hudson-OdoiBought£3,000,000Sep 01, 2023Brennan JohnsonSold£45,000,000
Sep 01, 2023MurilloBought£12,000,000Sep 01, 2023Jonathan PanzoLoan Out
Sep 01, 2023Nicolás DomínguezBought£10,000,000Sep 01, 2023Loïc Mbe SohLoan Out
Sep 01, 2023Nuno TavaresLoan InSep 01, 2023Remo FreulerSold
Sep 01, 2023Odysseas VlachodimosBought£9,000,000Sep 02, 2023Hwang Ui-joLoan Out
Sep 02, 2023Andrew OmobamideleBought£12,000,000Sep 05, 2023Alex MightenLoan Out
Sep 02, 2023Divock OrigiLoan InSep 15, 2023Jonjo ShelveyLoan Out
Sep 02, 2023Ibrahim SangaréBought£30,000,000Sep 18, 2023Giulian BianconeSold

Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num Player CountryAgeP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GK1 Matt Turner USA29112451Bought at the start of the season from Arsenal
GK13 Wayne Hennessey Wales36
GK23 Odysseas Vlachodimos Greece29312Bought at the start of the season from Benfica
D2 Giulian Biancone France23Left to join Olympiakos at the start of the season
D3 Nuno Tavares
Loan In
Portugal2331112On loan from Arsenal until the end of the season
D4 Joe Worrall England2662221
D6 Andrew Omobamidele Rep. of Ire.21Bought at the start of the season from Norwich City
D7 Neco Williams Wales227214
D15 Harry Toffolo England2881341
D18 Felipe Brazil3411
D19 Moussa Niakhaté France27921631
D24 Sèrge Aurier Ivory Coast30123363
D26 Scott McKenna Scotland275212
D27 Omar Richards
Loan Out
England25On loan to Olympiakos for the season
D29 Gonzalo Montiel
Loan In
Argentina2651222On loan from Sevilla until the end of the season
D30 Willy Boly France321123611
D36 Loïc Mbe Soh
Loan Out
France22On loan to Almere City for the season
D39 Jonathan Panzo
Loan Out
England23On loan to Cardiff City for the season
D40 Murillo Brazil2171331Bought at the start of the season from Corinthians
D43 Ola Aina England271022613Bought at the start of the season from Torino
D Richie Laryea
Loan Out
Canada28On loan to Vancouver Whitecaps for the season
M5 Orel Mangala Belgium251234513
M6 Ibrahim Sangaré Ivory Coast2681433Bought at the start of the season from PSV Eindhoven
M8 Cheikhou Kouyaté Senegal3382332
M10 Morgan Gibbs-White England231434713
M12 Andrey Santos
Loan In
Brazil1922On loan from Chelsea until the end of the season
M14 Callum Hudson-Odoi England236331Bought at the start of the season from Chelsea
M14 Gustavo Scarpa
Loan Out
Brazil29On loan to Olympiakos for the season
M16 Nicolás Domínguez Argentina2581341Bought at the start of the season from Bologna
M22 Ryan Yates England26113352
M23 Remo Freuler Switz31Left to join Bologna at the start of the season
M28 Danilo Brazil227341
M32 Lewis O'Brien
Loan Out
England25On loan to Middlesbrough for the season
M41 Brandon Aguilera Costa Rica2011
M Fin Back
Loan Out
England21On loan to Carlisle United for the season
M Ollie Hammond
Loan Out
England21On loan to Cheltenham Town until the end of the season
F9 Taiwo Awoniyi Nigeria261132641
F11 Chris Wood New Zealand32122463
F17 Alex Mighten
Loan Out
England21On loan to KV Kortrijk (in Belgium) for the season
F20 Brennan Johnson Wales224131Left to join Spurs at the start of the season
F21 Anthony Elanga Sweden211434731Bought at the start of the season from Manchester United
F27 Divock Origi
Loan In
Belgium286331On loan from AC Milan until the end of the season
F35 Hwang Ui-jo
Loan Out
S Korea31On loan to Norwich City for the season
F49 Detlef Osong England191111


Competitive goals only
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
4Taiwo Awoniyi11
3Anthony Elanga14
3Chris Wood12
1Ben Perry3
1Callum Hudson-Odoi6
1Detlef Osong1
1Jack Thompson2
1Josh Powell3
1Julian Larsson1
1Morgan Gibbs-White14
1Nicolás Domínguez8
1Ola Aina10
1Orel Mangala12
1Willy Boly11

Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score

Home and away losses for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score