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SEASON: 1981-82


Prev Season: 1980-81
This Season: 1981-82
Next Season: 1982-83
DIVISION:
English First Division (Tier 1)
MANAGER(s):
Brian Clough
FA Cup:
3rd Round (Wrexham (H) 1-3)
League Cup:
Quarter Final (Tottenham Hotspur (A) 0-1)

Player Of The Year:
Peter Shilton
Top Goalscorer:
Ian Wallace (12 goals)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
48
Competitive Goals:
51
Goals per game:
1.1


LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42
League Points:
57 out of 126 (3 points per win)
Points Percentage:
45.2%
Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored15 times12 times4 times
Conceded20 times11 times3 times1 time
Won By15 times4 times
Lost By8 times8 times1 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
Forest
Pos
Num Days Opp
Pos
PWDLFAPointsResults (Green = win; Blue = draw; Red = loss)
11 12--2040 Southampton (0-2), Liverpool (0-2)
2 211--313 Ipswich Town (3-1)
31 31--1010 Manchester United (0-1)
411 422--416 Swansea City (2-1), Tottenham Hotspur (2-0)
537 51--1020 Swansea City (0-2)
647 63-21142 Tottenham Hotspur (0-3), West Ham United (0-0), Manchester City (1-1)
729 74211557 Stoke City (2-1), Brighton and Hove Albion (2-1), Ipswich Town (1-1), Arsenal (0-2)
87 8-------
914 911--103 Brighton and Hove Albion (1-0)
1046 101--1020 Liverpool (0-2)
1149 1121-1223 Arsenal (1-2), West Ham United (1-0)
1215 123111334 Coventry City (2-1), Everton (0-1), Aston Villa (1-1)
138 131--1120 Everton (1-2)
14 14211-214 Manchester United (0-0), Notts County (2-1)
15 154-22252 West Bromwich Albion (0-0), Manchester City (0-0), Aston Villa (1-3), West Bromwich Albion (1-2)
16 16-------
17 1711--203 Sunderland (2-0)
18 185212677 Birmingham City (3-4), Leeds United (2-1), Notts County (0-2), Stoke City (0-0), Coventry City (1-0)
19 19211-324 Birmingham City (2-1), Leeds United (1-1)
20 203-21122 Middlesbrough (1-1), Wolverhampton Wanderers (0-0), Wolverhampton Wanderers (0-1)
21 21-------
22 22211-434 Sunderland (3-2), Middlesbrough (1-1)
Not included: Week 1 game against Southampton (2-1) as all teams were unplaced at the time

ATTENDANCES (HOME)
Highest League Attendance:
34,881
Lowest League Attendance:
15,037
Average League Attendance:
20,593
Highest Cup Attendance:
0
Lowest Cup Attendance:
0

MISCELLANEOUS
Clean Sheets:
13
Red cards:
0
Yellow cards:
0
Own goals (for):
(scored by opponents for us)
Own goals (against):
(scored by us for opponents)
Yellow cards:
0
Penalties scored:
0
Penalties conceded:
0
Penalties missed:
0
Penalties saved:
0


END OF SEASON TABLE (1981-82)



FIRST DIVISION (Tier 1) Home AwayResults
Pos Team P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A GD Pts ResultHome Away
1Liverpool422697803214343914126341184887European Cup First Round0-20-2
2Ipswich Town422651175531713472594828282283UEFA Cup First Round1-13-1
3Manchester United422212859291263279106532203078UEFA Cup First Round0-10-0
4Tottenham Hotspur4220111167481245412687626221971Cup Winners Cup First Round2-00-3
5Arsenal4220111148371353271576821221171UEFA Cup First Round1-20-2
6Swansea City422161558511335341683102435769Cup Winners Cup First Round0-22-1
7Southampton421991472671524493047102337566UEFA Cup First Round2-10-2
8Everton4217131256501173332166923296640-11-2
9West Ham United42141612665791024229561024289580-01-0
10Manchester City42151314495097532236691727-1581-10-0
11Aston Villa42151215555396628246692729257European Cup First Round1-11-3
12Nottingham Forest42151215424877719208582328-657
13Brighton and Hove Albion421313164352876302456101328-9522-11-0
14Coventry City421311185662948312447102538-6502-11-0
15Notts County42138216169858323353132936-8470-22-1
16Birmingham City421014185361867292528112436-8442-13-4
17West Bromwich Albion421111204657669242555112232-11440-01-2
18Stoke City421282244639210272836121735-19440-02-1
19Sunderland4211112038586510192656101932-20442-03-2
20Leeds United4210122039616114232041161641-2242Relegated2-11-1
21Wolverhampton Wanderers421010223263858192025141343-3140Relegated0-10-0
22Middlesbrough42815193452597202436121428-1839Relegated1-11-1

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GAMES
Manager for all games: Brian Clough

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosScorers
1Sat Aug 29, 1981SouthamptonH2-1Win25,2346Francis (?, ?)
2Mon Aug 31, 1981Manchester UnitedA0-0Draw51,4961
3Sat Sep 05, 1981Birmingham CityA3-4Loss19,03511Wallace (?, ?, ?)
4Sat Sep 12, 1981West Bromwich AlbionH0-0Draw22,61812
5Sat Sep 19, 1981Stoke CityA2-1Win15,6536Mills (?), Walsh (?)
6Wed Sep 23, 1981SunderlandH2-0Win21,1335Wallace (?), Proctor (?)
7Sat Sep 26, 1981Brighton and Hove AlbionH2-1Win19,2204Burns (?), Wallace (?)
8Sat Oct 03, 1981Tottenham HotspurA0-3Loss34,8706
9Sat Oct 10, 1981MiddlesbroughA1-1Draw15,0436Fashanu (?)
10Sat Oct 17, 1981Coventry CityH2-1Win34,8814Wallace (?, ?)
11Sat Oct 24, 1981Manchester CityA0-0Draw34,8815
12Sat Oct 31, 1981Leeds UnitedH2-1Win25,2725Ward (?), Robertson (?)
13Sat Nov 07, 1981West Ham UnitedH0-0Draw26,3275
14Sat Nov 21, 1981ArsenalH1-2Loss20,9127Fashanu (?)
15Wed Nov 25, 1981SunderlandA3-2Win17,4195Needham (?), Walsh (?), Fashanu (?)
16Sat Nov 28, 1981Aston VillaA1-3Loss26,8477Walsh (?)
17Sat Dec 05, 1981LiverpoolH0-2Loss24,5218
18Sat Dec 12, 1981Swansea CityA2-1Win17,5506Young (?), Robertson (?)
19Sat Jan 09, 1982Birmingham CityH2-1Win15,9066Wallace (?), Ward (?)
20Sat Jan 23, 1982Notts CountyH0-2Loss26,1587
21Sat Jan 30, 1982Stoke CityH0-0Draw16,21911
22Sat Feb 06, 1982West Bromwich AlbionA1-2Loss15,00611? (?)
23Sat Feb 13, 1982SouthamptonA0-2Loss21,35011
24Tue Feb 16, 1982Wolverhampton WanderersA0-0Draw11,19511
25Sat Feb 20, 1982Brighton and Hove AlbionA1-0Win17,17510Ward (?)
26Sat Feb 27, 1982MiddlesbroughH1-1Draw16,46410Gray (?)
27Tue Mar 09, 1982Coventry CityA1-0Win9,72010Rober (?)
28Sat Mar 13, 1982Manchester CityH1-1Draw20,92710Ward (?)
29Wed Mar 17, 1982Ipswich TownH1-1Draw16,68610Plummer (?)
30Sat Mar 20, 1982Leeds UnitedA1-1Draw18,03610Rober (?)
31Sat Mar 27, 1982West Ham UnitedA1-0Win24,6339Wallace (?)
32Sat Apr 03, 1982EvertonH0-1Loss17,32310
33Sat Apr 10, 1982Wolverhampton WanderersH0-1Loss15,69112
34Mon Apr 12, 1982Notts CountyA2-1Win19,30410Bowyer (?), Plummer (?)
35Sat Apr 17, 1982ArsenalA0-2Loss21,98610
36Tue Apr 20, 1982EvertonA1-2Loss15,46011Rober (?)
37Sat Apr 24, 1982Aston VillaH1-1Draw18,21311Needham (?)
38Sat May 01, 1982LiverpoolA0-2Loss18,44912
39Wed May 05, 1982Manchester UnitedH0-1Loss18,44913
40Sat May 08, 1982Swansea CityH0-2Loss15,03713
41Wed May 12, 1982Tottenham HotspurH2-0Win15,27312Gray (?), Davenport (?)
42Sat May 15, 1982Ipswich TownA3-1Win19,93711Davenport (?, ?, ?)


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sat Jan 02, 1982Wrexham3H1-3Loss-Proctor (2)


League Cup
DateOpponentRoundLegReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Oct 06, 1981Birmingham City21A3-2Win-Proctor (?), Wallace (?, ?)
Wed Oct 28, 1981Birmingham City22H2-1Win-Needham (?), Robertson (?)
Wed Nov 11, 1981Blackburn Rovers3A1-0Win-Fashanu (?)
Wed Dec 02, 1981Tranmere Rovers4H2-0Win-Rober (?), Wallace (?)
Mon Jan 18, 1982Tottenham HotspurQuarterA0-1Loss31,192


County Cup
DateOpponentRoundH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue May 18, 1982Notts CountyFinalH7-1Win-Gray (?, ?), Proctor (?, ?), Robertson (?), Wallace (?), Davenport (?)


Pre-Season Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Tue Aug 11, 1981Linfield AthleticNorthern IrelandA5-1Win-Robertson (?), Ward (?, ?, ?), Wallace (?)
Thu Aug 20, 1981OsasunaSpainA2-1Win-Needham (?), Ward (?)
Fri Aug 21, 1981Real ZaragozaSpainA1-1Draw-Proctor (?)
Tue Aug 25, 1981NapoliItalyA0-0Draw-


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttScorers
Sun Oct 11, 1981Vancouver WhitecapsCanadaH2-2Draw-Proctor (?), Hodge (?)
Tue Oct 13, 1981ValerengenNorwayA2-1Win-Fashanu (?), Wallace (?)
Wed Nov 04, 1981Grantham TownEnglandA5-2Win-Hodge (?, ?, ?), ? (?), Proctor (?)
Tue Dec 29, 1981Rotherham UnitedEnglandA0-2Loss-
Mon Jan 04, 1982Luton TownEnglandH5-1Win-Ward (?, ?), Wallace (?), Walsh (?), Gray (?)
Fri Jan 15, 1982Torquay UnitedEnglandA1-2Loss-Ward (?)
Tue Jan 26, 1982Scunthorpe UnitedEnglandA2-1Win-Proctor (?), Wallace (?)
Fri Mar 05, 1982Norwich CityEnglandA1-1Draw-Anderson (?)
Wed May 19, 1982Burton AlbionEnglandA7-1Win-Fashanu (?, ?, ?), Hodge (?, ?, ?), Davenport (?)
Sat May 22, 1982Kuwait XIKuwaitA1-1Draw-Fashanu (?)



TRANSFERS
Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (2) Out (6)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Aug 29, 1981Justin FashanuBought£875,000Jurgen RoberSold
May 01, 1982Peter DavenportBoughtAug 31, 1981Trevor FrancisSold£735,000
Oct 06, 1981Kenny BurnsSold£400,000
May 08, 1982David NeedhamSold
May 15, 1982John McGovernSold
May 15, 1982Peter ShiltonSold


SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
Goalkeepers
GKPeter Shilton48191217Player Of The Year
GKSteve Sutton
Defenders
DBryn Gunn4316101711
DDavid Needham21741031
DFrank Gray24115821
DKenny Burns842211
DStephen Kendal11
DViv Anderson44191213
Midfielders
MChris Fairclough11
MColin Walsh186573381
MEiner Aas1710522
MGary Mills17746113
MIan Bowyer24771011Bought back from Sunderland in Jan 1982
MJohn McGovern341210125
MJustin Fashanu3615912411
MSteve Hodge111
MStuart Gray1473421
MWillie Young26871111
Forwards
FCalvin Plummer9234212
FIan Wallace341111121211
FJohn Robertson421781732
FJurgen Rober247512431
FMark Proctor43181015342
FPeter Davenport5234
FPeter Ward1875641
FSteve Wigley
FTrevor Francis2112
C Smith (1980)
James McKechnie


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
12Ian Wallace34
4Jurgen Rober24
4Justin Fashanu36
4Peter Davenport5
4Peter Ward18
3Colin Walsh18
3David Needham21
3John Robertson42
3Mark Proctor43
2Calvin Plummer9
2Frank Gray24
2Trevor Francis2
1Gary Mills17
1Ian Bowyer24
1Kenny Burns8
1Willie Young26



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1981-82

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Brighton and Hove AlbionSat Sep 26, 1981H2-1Sat Feb 20, 1982A1-0
Coventry CitySat Oct 17, 1981H2-1Tue Mar 09, 1982A1-0
SunderlandWed Sep 23, 1981H2-0Wed Nov 25, 1981A3-2