SEASON: 2020-21

Prev Season: 2019-20
This Season: 2020-21
Football League Championship (Tier 2)

Sabri Lamouchi, Chris Hughton

FA Cup:
4th Round (Swansea City (A) 1-5)

League Cup:
1st Round (Barnsley (A) 0-1)

Player Of The Year:
Joe Worrall
Top Goalscorer:
Lewis Grabban (6 goals)

Competitive Games:

Competitive Goals:

Goals per game:

League Games:

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

Points Percentage:

Results when we scored first
Who Scored FirstWonDrawnLostPoints won
Forest scored first112135 out of 42
Opponent scored first1141717 out of 96

Points dropped when leading and gained when behind
Leading or BehindWonDrawnLostPoints won
We take a lead122138 out of 45
We go behind181811 out of 81

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 scored3144124767
Num goals conceded49412485112

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored22 times4 times3 times
Conceded21 times11 times1 time1 time
Won By8 times4 times1 time
Lost By11 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
Num Days Opp
PWDLFAPointsResults (Green = win; Blue = draw; Red = loss)
1 11--1020 Norwich City (0-2)
2 23--3260 Bristol City (1-2), Bournemouth (0-2), Norwich City (1-2)
3 31--1010 Watford (0-1)
4 43-12141 Reading (0-2), Swansea City (0-1), Brentford (1-1)
5 52-2-112 Watford (0-0), Reading (1-1)
6 61-1-001 Bournemouth (0-0)
7 74112354 Blackburn Rovers (1-0), Swansea City (0-1), Brentford (1-3), Stoke City (1-1)
8 831-2233 Middlesbrough (0-1), Middlesbrough (1-2), Cardiff City (1-0)
9 9-------
10 101-1-111 Luton Town (1-1)
11 1111--103 Preston North End (1-0)
12 12321-417 Barnsley (0-0), Blackburn Rovers (1-0), Queens Park Rangers (3-1)
13 131-1-111 Stoke City (1-1)
141 142-11011 Luton Town (0-1), Bristol City (0-0)
158 15-------
1614 16211-424 Millwall (1-1), Millwall (3-1)
1715 174-22152 Queens Park Rangers (0-2), Rotherham United (1-1), Barnsley (0-2), Birmingham City (0-0)
188 18211-324 Coventry City (2-1), Derby County (1-1)
197 191-1-111 Birmingham City (1-1)
2025 2021-1233 Coventry City (2-1), Huddersfield Town (0-2)
2122 212--2030 Cardiff City (0-2), Huddersfield Town (0-1)
227 22321-417 Derby County (1-1), Wycombe Wanderers (2-0), Rotherham United (1-0)
232 231-1-001 Sheffield Wednesday (0-0)
24 2422--506 Sheffield Wednesday (2-0), Wycombe Wanderers (3-0)

Highest League Attendance:

Lowest League Attendance:

Average League Attendance:

Highest Cup Attendance:

Lowest Cup Attendance:

Clean Sheets:

Red cards:

Yellow cards:

Own goals (for):
4 (scored by opponents for us)

Own goals (against):
1 (scored by us for opponents)

Yellow cards:

Penalties scored:

Penalties conceded:

Penalties missed:

Penalties saved:

Key: (C) = Champions, (Pr) = Promoted, (Pl) = Playoffs, (R) = Relegated
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGDPts
1Norwich City (C)4629107753614633915154436213997
2Watford (Pr)462710963301922441288719183391
3Brentford (Pl)4624157794212923920126540223787
4Swansea City (Pl)46231112563912652716115729231780
5Barnsley (Pl)462391458501265302211392828878
6Bournemouth (Pl)4622111373461337402498633222777
8Cardiff City4618141466498693726108529231768
9Queens Park Rangers461911165755114832278782528268
12Luton Town461711184152896252392121629-1162
13Preston North End4618721495675112124112102832-761
14Stoke City461515165052959292861072124-260
15Blackburn Rovers4615121965549773728651228261157
16Coventry City4614131949611076302246131939-1255
17Nottingham Forest46121618374568921246891621-852
18Birmingham City461313203761641318377971924-2452
19Bristol City461562546687313183083122838-2251
20Huddersfield Town461213215071878282346132248-2149
21Derby County4611112436586710202654141632-2244
22Wycombe Wanderers (R)4611102539697511172845142241-3043
23Rotherham United (R)461192644605414263565121825-1642
24Sheffield Wednesday (R)461211234061887221743161844-2141*
*Sheffield Wednesday deducted 6 points for entering administration


1Sat Sep 12, 2020Queens Park RangersA0-2Loss023
2Sat Sep 19, 2020Cardiff CityH0-2Loss022
3Fri Sep 25, 2020Huddersfield TownA0-1Loss022
4Sat Oct 03, 2020Bristol CityH1-2Loss022Freeman (35)
5Sat Oct 17, 2020Blackburn RoversA1-0Win020Lolley (90)
6Tue Oct 20, 2020Rotherham UnitedH1-1Draw020Ameobi (79)
7Fri Oct 23, 2020Derby CountyH1-1Draw020Taylor (64)
8Wed Oct 28, 2020Luton TownA1-1Draw020Glen Rea (64 OG)
9Sat Oct 31, 2020MiddlesbroughA0-1Loss021
10Wed Nov 04, 2020Coventry CityH2-1Win020McKenna (30), Taylor (97 pen)
11Sat Nov 07, 2020Wycombe WanderersH2-0Win020Taylor (28, 74)
12Sat Nov 21, 2020BarnsleyA0-2Loss020
13Tue Nov 24, 2020BournemouthA0-2Loss020
14Sun Nov 29, 2020Swansea CityH0-1Loss021
15Wed Dec 02, 2020WatfordH0-0Draw021
16Sat Dec 05, 2020ReadingA0-2Loss2,00021
17Wed Dec 09, 2020Norwich CityA1-2Loss2,00021Knockaert (73)
18Sat Dec 12, 2020BrentfordH1-3Loss021Worrall (92)
19Tue Dec 15, 2020Sheffield WednesdayH2-0Win021Ribeiro (4), Grabban (87)
20Sat Dec 19, 2020MillwallA1-1Draw2,00020Mighten (49)
21Sat Dec 26, 2020Birmingham CityH0-0Draw020
22Tue Dec 29, 2020Stoke CityA1-1Draw021James Chester (65 OG)
23Sat Jan 02, 2021Preston North EndA1-0Win019Grabban (70 pen)
24Sat Jan 16, 2021MillwallH3-1Win019Ameobi (34, 70), Yates (83)
25Wed Jan 20, 2021MiddlesbroughH1-2Loss020Soh (93)
27Sat Jan 30, 2021BarnsleyH0-0Draw021
26Tue Feb 02, 2021Coventry CityA2-1Win019Grabban (22), Michael Rose (53 OG)
28Sat Feb 06, 2021Wycombe WanderersA3-0Win018Murray (7, 54 pen), Knockaert (72)
29Sat Feb 13, 2021BournemouthH0-0Draw016
30Wed Feb 17, 2021Swansea CityA0-1Loss018
31Sat Feb 20, 2021Blackburn RoversH1-0Win017Mighten (26)
32Tue Feb 23, 2021Rotherham UnitedA1-0Win015Yates (67)
33Fri Feb 26, 2021Derby CountyA1-1Draw0Garner (33)
34Tue Mar 02, 2021Luton TownH0-1Loss0
35Sat Mar 06, 2021WatfordA0-1Loss041
36Sat Mar 13, 2021ReadingH1-1Draw017Thomas Holmes (49 OG)
37Wed Mar 17, 2021Norwich CityH0-2Loss018
38Sat Mar 20, 2021BrentfordA1-1Draw017Krovinovic (63)
39Fri Apr 02, 2021Cardiff CityA1-0Win016Garner (29)
40Mon Apr 05, 2021Queens Park RangersH3-1Win015Mighten (44), Grabban (63), Garner (69)
41Sat Apr 10, 2021Bristol CityA0-0Draw015
42Sat Apr 17, 2021Huddersfield TownH0-2Loss016
43Wed Apr 21, 2021Birmingham CityA1-1Draw018Grabban (98 pen)
44Sat Apr 24, 2021Stoke CityH1-1Draw017Grabban (50)
45Sat May 01, 2021Sheffield WednesdayA0-0Draw016
46Sat May 08, 2021Preston North EndH1-2Loss0Garner (17)

FA Cup
Sat Jan 09, 2021Cardiff City3H1-0Win0Taylor (3)
Sat Jan 23, 2021Swansea City4A1-5Loss0Knockaert (56)

League Cup
Sat Sep 05, 2020Barnsley1A0-1Loss0

Pre-Season Friendly
Sun Aug 23, 2020Oldham AthleticEnglandH0-2Loss0
Sun Aug 16, 2020Port ValeEnglandN1-2Loss0Mighten (?)
Sat Aug 29, 2020West Bromwich AlbionEnglandN1-0Win-Taylor (?)

Transfers before, during and immediately after the season.
In (18) Out (18)
Date Player Details Fee Date Player Details Fee
Aug 11, 2020Jack ColbackBoughtJan 31, 2020Tyrese FornahLoan Out
Aug 15, 2020Lyle TaylorBoughtAug 26, 2020Tyler WalkerSold
Aug 15, 2020Tyler BlackettBoughtSep 03, 2020Matty CashSold£14,000,000
Aug 26, 2020Fouad BachirouBoughtSep 18, 2020Toby EdserSold
Aug 26, 2020Luke FreemanLoan InSep 25, 2020Brennan JohnsonLoan Out
Sep 04, 2020Miguel Angel GuerreroBoughtSep 29, 2020Joao CarvalhoLoan Out
Sep 11, 2020Loic Mbe SohBoughtOct 02, 2020Tyrese FornahLoan Out
Sep 14, 2020Abdoulaye DialloBoughtOct 03, 2020Albert AdomahReleased
Sep 18, 2020Cyrus ChristieLoan InOct 03, 2020Tiago SilvaSold
Sep 22, 2020Harry ArterBoughtOct 05, 2020Nuno Da CostaLoan Out
Sep 22, 2020Scott McKennaBoughtOct 05, 2020Yohan BenalouaneReleased
Sep 25, 2020Nicholas IoannouBoughtOct 16, 2020Virgil GomisLoan Out
Oct 05, 2020CafuBoughtJan 08, 2021Nicholas IoannouLoan Out
Oct 16, 2020Anthony KnockaertLoan InJan 11, 2021Tendayi DarikwaLoan Out
Jan 08, 2021Anthony KnockaertLoan InJan 16, 2021Jordan WrightLoan Out
Jan 22, 2021Filip KrovinovicLoan InJan 22, 2021Zach CloughSold
Jan 30, 2021James GarnerLoan InFeb 01, 2021Miguel Angel GuerreroSold
Feb 01, 2021Glenn MurrayBoughtFeb 01, 2021Will SwanLoan Out

Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerAgeP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKGeorge Shelvey19
GKJordan Wright22On loan to Alloa until end of season
GK12Jordan Smith2731246
GK30Brice Samba274612161832
GK39Abdoulaye Diallo291
DDanny Preston21On loan to Grimsby for the season
DEthan Stewart
DJayden Richardson20On loan to Forest Green Rovers
DMichael Hefele30
D2Cyrus Christie2944121616212On loan from Fulham to the end of the season
D3Tobias Figueiredo2734811159114
D4Joe Worrall243310111211
D5Yuri Ribeiro2426681213118
D6Loic Mbe Soh2081251236
D13Gaetan Bong331254333111
D16Carl Jenkinson29511311238
D20Michael Dawson3812
D21Samba Sow31167456846
D24Tyler Blackett271653868
D26Scott McKenna25257991312Bought from Aberdeen at the start of the season
D27Tendayi Darikwa303On loan to Wigan until end of season
D29Yohan Benalouane33Released by mutual consent
D44Nicholas Ioannou26513116On loan to Thessaloniki until end of season
D46Jordan Gabriel23221
M8Jack Colback321772823416
M10Joao Carvalho23111On loan to Almeria until end of season
M11Sammy Ameobi2934101014331454
M14Fouad Bachirou3031211
M15Luke Freeman29257711111287On loan from Sheffield United to the end of the season
M18Cafu2833913114765Bought from Olympiacos
M22Ryan Yates2436111114231544
M23Joe Lolley29308715118127
M27Filip Krovinovic261959512102On loan from Benfica until the end of the season
M31Harry Arter31144373656Bought from Bournemouth at the start of the season
M37James Garner20206864111On loan from Manchester United until the end of the season
M38Tyrese Fornah22On loan to Plymouth until end of season
MMatty Cash23Left to join Aston Villa after pre-season friendlies
FJulian Larsson19
FZach Clough26Left to join Wigan Athletic during January transfer window
F7Lewis Grabban332971210621742
F9Nuno da Costa293311On loan to Royal Mouscron until end of season
F17Alex Mighten192768133181413
F19Miguel Angel Guerrero31113815610Left to join Rayo Vallecano during January transfer window
F25Glenn Murray381655621584Bought from Brighton in the January window
F28Anthony Knockaert3035714143619104On loan from Fulham until January
F33Lyle Taylor3142111120535257
F40Brennan Johnson192On loan to Lincoln until end of season
F48Will Swan212226On loan to Port Vale until end of season
FAlbert Adomah33


Competitive goals only
6Lewis Grabban29
5Lyle Taylor42
4James Garner20
4Own Goals49
3Alex Mighten27
3Anthony Knockaert35
3Sammy Ameobi34
2Glenn Murray16
2Ryan Yates36
1Filip Krovinovic19
1Joe Lolley30
1Joe Worrall33
1Loic Mbe Soh8
1Luke Freeman25
1Scott McKenna25
1Yuri Ribeiro26

Home and away victories for the season


Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Blackburn RoversSat Oct 17, 2020A1-0Sat Feb 20, 2021H1-0
Coventry CityWed Nov 04, 2020H2-1Tue Feb 02, 2021A2-1
Wycombe WanderersSat Nov 07, 2020H2-0Sat Feb 06, 2021A3-0