SEASON: 2023-24


Prev Season: 2022-23
This Season: 2023-24
Next Season: 2024-25
DIVISION:
Premier League (Tier 1)
MANAGER(s):
Steve Cooper, Nuno Espírito Santo
FA Cup:
5th Round (Manchester United (H) 0-1)
League Cup:
2nd Round (Burnley (H) 0-1)

Player Of The Year:
Murillo
Top Goalscorer:
Chris Wood (15 goals)

WHAT HAPPENED
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.

TABLE

PREMIER LEAGUE (Tier 1) - 2023-24
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 City382873963414505116142345186291Champions League Group Stage0-20-2
2Arsenal382855912915224816133343136289Champions League Group Stage1-21-2
3Liverpool382410486411531491797337244582Champions League Group Stage0-10-3
4Aston Villa382081076611243482884728331568Champions League Group Stage2-02-4
5Tottenham Hotspur382061274611306382776636341366Europa League Group Stage0-21-3
6Chelsea381891177631144442675733371463Europa Conference League play-off2-31-0
7Newcastle United3818614856212434922621136402360Europa Conference League play-off2-33-1
8Manchester United38186145758103631288382630-1602-12-3
9West Ham United381410146074784312872102946-14522-02-3
10Crystal Palace38131015575884737265682032-1491-10-0
11Brighton and Hove Albion38121214556286530274692535-7482-30-1
12Bournemouth38139165467766272863102739-13482-31-1
13Fulham3813817556192831244692437-6473-10-5
14Wolverhampton Wanderers38137185065838263054102435-15462-21-1
15Everton3813916405184722185591833-1140*0-10-2
16Brentford38109195665577293452122731-9391-12-3
17Nottingham Forest3899204967559273044112237-1832*
18Luton Town38682452854411283724132448-3326Relegated2-21-1
19Burnley38592441782413194335112235-3724Relegated1-12-1
20Sheffield United383728351042413195713151647-6916Relegated2-13-1
*Everton deducted a total of 8 points for breaking FFP rules
*Forest deducted 4 points for breaking FFP rules

Click here for all tables for 2023-24

LEAGUE POSITIONS
GAME COUNTS
Competitive Games:
44
Competitive Goals:
55
Goals per game:
1.3
League Games:
38
League Points:
36 out of 114 (3 points per win)
Points Percentage:
31.6%

RESULTS
Results when we, or opponent, scored first

Who Scored FirstGamesWonDrawnLostPoints won
Forest scored first1573524 out of 45
Opponent scored first22251511 out of 66

Results when leading and when behind
Leading or BehindGamesWonDrawnLostPoints won
We take a lead1994631 out of 57
We go behind27252011 out of 81


GOALS
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored11 times16 times4 times
Conceded18 times10 times9 times1 time1 time
Won By5 times5 times
Lost By14 times6 times1 time1 time

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--2030 Manchester City (0-2), Liverpool (0-1)
2 22--2140 Arsenal (1-2), Manchester City (0-2)
3 31--1120 Arsenal (1-2)
4 42--2270 Liverpool (0-3), Aston Villa (2-4)
5 531-2353 Aston Villa (2-0), Tottenham Hotspur (0-2), Tottenham Hotspur (1-3)
6 6-------
7 732-1756 Newcastle United (3-1), Manchester United (2-1), Chelsea (2-3)
86 821-1433 Brighton and Hove Albion (2-3), West Ham United (2-0)
915 92-11231 Crystal Palace (0-0), Newcastle United (2-3)
104 1021-1113 Chelsea (1-0), Brighton and Hove Albion (0-1)
114 111-1-221 Wolverhampton Wanderers (2-2)
1215 1211--313 Fulham (3-1)
1319 134-22682 Manchester United (2-3), West Ham United (2-3), Wolverhampton Wanderers (1-1), Bournemouth (1-1)
1413 144-224102 Brentford (1-1), Fulham (0-5), Bournemouth (2-3), Crystal Palace (1-1)
1557 15-------
1654 1631-2463 Sheffield United (2-1), Brentford (2-3), Everton (0-2)
1782 171-1-221 Luton Town (2-2)
1813 181-1-111 Luton Town (1-1)
19 193111334 Burnley (1-1), Everton (0-1), Burnley (2-1)
20 2011--313 Sheffield United (3-1)


ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
29,677 (Manchester City)
Lowest League Attendance:
28,958 (Burnley)
Average League Attendance:
29,367
Highest Cup Attendance:
28,665 (Manchester United)
Lowest Cup Attendance:
27,754 (Bristol City)

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
5
Yellow Cards:
88
Red Cards:
3   (Joe Worrall, Moussa Niakhaté, Willy Boly)
Own goals (for):
0   (scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
2   (scored by us for opponents)   (Andrew Omobamidele, Murillo)
Penalties scored:
2
Penalties conceded:
4
Penalties missed:
0
Penalties saved:
0


GAMES
 
League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreAttPosScorersStatus
Manager: Steve Cooper
1Sat Aug 12, 2023ArsenalA1-259,98415Awoniyi (82')
2Fri Aug 18, 2023Sheffield UnitedH2-129,4328Awoniyi (3'), Wood (89')
3Sat Aug 26, 2023Manchester UnitedA2-373,59514Awoniyi (2'), Boly (4')
4Sat Sep 02, 2023ChelseaA1-039,8209Elanga (48')
5Mon Sep 18, 2023BurnleyH1-128,9588Hudson-Odoi (61')
6Sat Sep 23, 2023Manchester CityA0-253,41311
7Sun Oct 01, 2023BrentfordH1-129,00411Domínguez (65')
8Sat Oct 07, 2023Crystal PalaceA0-025,01713
9Sat Oct 21, 2023Luton TownH2-229,36115Wood (48', 76')
10Sun Oct 29, 2023LiverpoolA0-350,14316
11Sun Nov 05, 2023Aston VillaH2-029,31312Aina (5'), Mangala (47')
12Sun Nov 12, 2023West Ham UnitedA2-362,74015Awoniyi (44'), Elanga (63')
13Sat Nov 25, 2023Brighton and Hove AlbionH2-329,40414Elanga (3'), Gibbs-White (76' pen)
14Sat Dec 02, 2023EvertonH0-129,40415
15Wed Dec 06, 2023FulhamA0-524,10516
16Sat Dec 09, 2023Wolverhampton WanderersA1-131,54316Toffolo (14')
17Fri Dec 15, 2023Tottenham HotspurH0-229,29616
Manager: Nuno Espírito Santo
18Sat Dec 23, 2023BournemouthH2-329,18817Elanga (47'), Wood (74')
19Tue Dec 26, 2023Newcastle UnitedA3-152,20716Wood (45' pen, 53', 60')
20Sat Dec 30, 2023Manchester UnitedH2-129,52915Domínguez (64'), Gibbs-White (82')
21Sat Jan 20, 2024BrentfordA2-317,07716Danilo (3'), Wood (65')
22Tue Jan 30, 2024ArsenalH1-229,38716Awoniyi (89')
23Sun Feb 04, 2024BournemouthA1-111,20016Hudson-Odoi (45')
24Sat Feb 10, 2024Newcastle UnitedH2-329,45116Elanga (26'), Hudson-Odoi (45+6')
25Sat Feb 17, 2024West Ham UnitedH2-029,49015Awoniyi (45+5'), Hudson-Odoi (90+4')
26Sat Feb 24, 2024Aston VillaA2-442,44216Niakhaté (45+5'), Gibbs-White (48')
27Sat Mar 02, 2024LiverpoolH0-129,60317
28Sun Mar 10, 2024Brighton and Hove AlbionA0-131,50517
29Sat Mar 16, 2024Luton TownA1-111,63017Wood (34')
30Sat Mar 30, 2024Crystal PalaceH1-129,52017Wood (61')
31Tue Apr 02, 2024FulhamH3-128,99717Hudson-Odoi (9'), Wood (19'), Gibbs-White (45+3')
32Sun Apr 07, 2024Tottenham HotspurA1-361,00017Wood (27')
33Sat Apr 13, 2024Wolverhampton WanderersH2-229,60417Gibbs-White (45+1'), Danilo (57')
34Sun Apr 21, 2024EvertonA0-239,23917
35Sun Apr 28, 2024Manchester CityH0-229,67717
36Sat May 04, 2024Sheffield UnitedA3-128,51617Hudson-Odoi (27', 65'), Yates (51')
37Sat May 11, 2024ChelseaH2-3-17Boly (8'), Hudson-Odoi (75')
38Sun May 19, 2024BurnleyA2-121,10917Wood (2', 14')Safe

FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Manager: Nuno Espírito Santo
Sun Jan 07, 2024Blackpool3H2-227,909Domínguez (39'), Gibbs-White (56')
Wed Jan 17, 2024Blackpool31A3-28,098Omobamidele (16'), Danilo (46'), Wood (110')
Fri Jan 26, 2024Bristol City4A0-025,787
Wed Feb 07, 2024Bristol City41H1-127,754Origi (8')
Wed Feb 28, 2024Manchester United5H0-128,665

League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayH/AScoreAttScorers
Manager: Steve Cooper
Wed Aug 30, 2023Burnley2H0-127,766

Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreAttScorers
Manager: Steve Cooper
Sat Jul 15, 2023Notts CountyEnglandA1-016,163Ui-jo (46')
Tue Jul 18, 2023ValenciaSpainA0-1-
Sat Jul 22, 2023LevanteSpainA2-1-Yates (1'), Danilo (20')
Thu Jul 27, 2023Leeds UnitedEnglandN0-25,114
Sun Jul 30, 2023PSV EindhovenNetherlandsA0-1-
Wed Aug 02, 2023Stade RennaisFranceN0-5-
Sat Aug 05, 2023Eintracht FrankfurtGermanyA0-031,000



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (19) - £99,000,000 Out (43) - £117,300,000
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 AinaBoughtFreeAug 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
Feb 02, 2024Gio ReynaLoan InFeb 02, 2024Alex MightenLoan Out
Feb 02, 2024Matz SelsBought£7,000,000Feb 02, 2024Brandon AguileraLoan Out
Feb 02, 2024Rodrigo RibeiroLoan InFeb 02, 2024Ethan HorvathSold
Feb 02, 2024Gustavo ScarpaSold£5,000,000
Feb 02, 2024James ClarridgeSold
Feb 02, 2024Jonathan PanzoLoan Out
Feb 02, 2024Julian LarssonLoan Out
Feb 02, 2024Orel MangalaLoan Out
Feb 02, 2024Scott McKennaLoan Out
Feb 02, 2024Sèrge AurierSold
Feb 05, 2024Joe WorrallLoan Out
Feb 06, 2024Hwang Ui-joLoan Out
Feb 13, 2024George ShelveySold
Feb 23, 2024Richie LaryeaSold£7,000,000
May 24, 2024Cheikhou KouyatéReleased
May 24, 2024FelipeReleased
May 24, 2024Wayne HennesseyReleased
Jun 06, 2024Ateef KonatéReleased
Jun 06, 2024Harry ArterReleased
Jun 06, 2024Loïc Mbe SohReleased
Jun 06, 2024Scott McKennaReleased
Jun 06, 2024Tony GbopoReleased
Jun 20, 2024Julian LarssonSold
Jun 30, 2024Odysseas VlachodimosSold£7,000,000
Jul 02, 2024Brandon AguileraSold£300,000
Jul 02, 2024Orel MangalaSold£23,000,000
Jul 04, 2024Moussa NiakhatéSold£30,000,000


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 Matt Turner USA292156102Bought at the start of the season from Arsenal
GK13 Wayne Hennessey Wales36Left at the end of contract
GK23 Odysseas Vlachodimos Greece297214Sold to Newcastle United at the end of the 2023-24 season.
GK26 Matz Sels Belgium31164481Bought in the 2024 January window from Strasbourg because, frankly, we needed a better goalkeeper!
Defenders
D2 Giulian Biancone France23Left to join Olympiakos at the start of the season
D3 Nuno Tavares
Loan In
Portugal23124533
D4 Joe Worrall
Loan Out
England2694321On loan to Besiktas for the second half of the season
D7 Neco Williams Wales223288164
D15 Harry Toffolo England2729781413
D18 Felipe Brazil3492344Left at the end of contract
D19 Moussa Niakhaté France27237214141Sold to Olympique Lyonnais at the end of the 2023-24 season.
D24 Sèrge Aurier Ivory Coast30133373Left to join Galatasaray in the January window.
D26 Scott McKenna
Loan Out
Scotland266312Left at the end of contract
D27 Omar Richards
Loan Out
England25On loan to Olympiakos for the season
D29 Gonzalo Montiel
Loan In
Argentina26197576
D30 Willy Boly France32215511221
D32 Andrew Omobamidele Rep. of Ire.211443712Bought at the start of the season from Norwich City
D36 Loïc Mbe Soh
Loan Out
France22Left at the end of contract
D39 Jonathan Panzo
Loan Out
England22On loan to Standard Liege for the second half of the season
D40 Murillo Brazil2136810186Bought at the start of the season from Corinthians
D43 Ola Aina England2622641213Bought at the start of the season from Torino
D Richie Laryea
Loan Out
Canada28Returned to join Toronto FC in February.
Midfielders
M5 Orel Mangala
Loan Out
Belgium2522561115Sold to Olympique Lyonnais at the end of the 2023-24 season.
M6 Ibrahim Sangaré Ivory Coast25173685Bought at the start of the season from PSV Eindhoven
M8 Cheikhou Kouyaté Senegal33145453Left at the end of contract
M10 Morgan Gibbs-White England234210112169
M12 Andrey Santos
Loan In
Brazil1922
M14 Callum Hudson-Odoi England2234891781Bought at the start of the season from Chelsea
M14 Gustavo Scarpa
Loan Out
Brazil29Left to join Atlético Mineiro in the January window.
M16 Nicolás Domínguez Argentina2529781434Bought at the start of the season from Bologna
M20 Gio Reyna
Loan In
USA2010136
M22 Ryan Yates England254010102018
M23 Remo Freuler Switz31Left to join Bologna at the start of the season
M28 Danilo Brazil22341151835
M32 Lewis O'Brien
Loan Out
England24On loan to Middlesbrough for the season
M41 Brandon Aguilera
Loan Out
Costa Rica20312Sold to Rio Ave at the end of the 2023-24 season.
M Fin Back
Loan Out
England20On loan to Carlisle United for the season
M Ollie Hammond
Loan Out
England20On loan to Cheltenham Town until the end of the season
Forwards
F9 Taiwo Awoniyi Nigeria2523731361
F11 Chris Wood New Zealand313581017151
F17 Alex Mighten
Loan Out
England21On loan to Port Vale for the second half of the season
F20 Brennan Johnson Wales224131Left to join Spurs at the start of the season
F21 Anthony Elanga Sweden21391082151Bought at the start of the season from Manchester United
F27 Divock Origi
Loan In
Belgium2822361311
F35 Hwang Ui-jo
Loan Out
S Korea30On loan to Norwich City for the season
F37 Rodrigo Ribeiro
Loan In
Portugal185122
F49 Detlef Osong England18


GOALSCORERS


Number of different scorers: 15
Goals (Pens)PlayerGames
15Chris Wood35
8Callum Hudson-Odoi34
6Morgan Gibbs-White42
6Taiwo Awoniyi23
5Anthony Elanga39
3Danilo34
3Nicolás Domínguez29
2Willy Boly21
1Andrew Omobamidele14
1Divock Origi22
1Harry Toffolo29
1Moussa Niakhaté23
1Ola Aina22
1Orel Mangala22
1Ryan Yates40


LEAGUE DOUBLES (FOR)
Home and away victories for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Sheffield UnitedFri Aug 18, 2023Home2-1Sat May 04, 2024Away3-1



LEAGUE DOUBLES (AGAINST)
Home and away losses for the season
Game 1 Game 2
Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
ArsenalSat Aug 12, 2023Away1-2Tue Jan 30, 2024Home1-2
Brighton and Hove AlbionSat Nov 25, 2023Home2-3Sun Mar 10, 2024Away0-1
EvertonSat Dec 02, 2023Home0-1Sun Apr 21, 2024Away0-2
LiverpoolSun Oct 29, 2023Away0-3Sat Mar 02, 2024Home0-1
Manchester CitySat Sep 23, 2023Away0-2Sun Apr 28, 2024Home0-2
Tottenham HotspurFri Dec 15, 2023Home0-2Sun Apr 07, 2024Away1-3