NOTTINGHAM FOREST

 

("Reds")

Year formed1865
Turned professional1889
Limited company1982
Previous names

None

Ground

The City Ground, Nottingham NG2 5FJ

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements112 x 76 yards (102 x 69 metres)
Ground capacity30,445
Record attendance at present ground

49,946 v Manchester United, Division One, 28th October 1967 (won 3-1)

League career

Football Alliance: 1889 - 1892

Division One: 1892 - 1906

Division Two: 1906 - 1907

Division One: 1907 - 1911

Division Two: 1911 - 1922

Division One: 1922 - 1925

Division Two: 1925 - 1949

Division Three (South): 1949 - 1951

Division Two: 1951 - 1957

Division One: 1957 - 1972

Division Two: 1972 - 1977

Division One/Premiership: 1977 - 1993

Division One: 1993 - 1994

Premiership: 1994 - 1997

Division One: 1997 - 1998

Premiership: 1998 - 1999

Division One/Championship: 1999 - 2005

League One: 2005 - 2008

Championship: 2008 - .

First Football League game

3rd September 1892 v Everton, Division One, drew 2-2

  
Honours 
European

European Cup winners: 1978-79, 1979-80

European Super Cup runners-up: 1980-81

Anglo-Scottish Cup winners: 1976-77

Domestic - League

Division One champions: 1977-78

Division One runners-up: 1966-67, 1978-79

Division Two/One champions: 1906-07, 1921-22, 1997-98

Division Two/One runners-up: 1956-57, 1993-94

League One runners-up: 2007-08

Division Three (South) champions: 1950-51

Football Alliance champions: 1891-92

Domestic - Cup

FA Cup winners: 1897-98, 1958-59

FA Cup runners-up: 1990-91

League/Littlewoods Cup winners: 1977-78, 1978-79, 1988-89,1989-90

League Cup runners-up: 1979-80, 1991-92

Simod/Zenith Data Systems Cup winners: 1988-89, 1991-92

Charity Shield winners: 1978-79

Charity Shield runners-up: 1959-60

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position7th, League One, 2005-06
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
  
Most League points 
2 for a win70, Division Three (South), 1950-51
3 for a win94, Division One, 1997-98
Fewest League points 
2 for a win23, Division Two, 1913-14
3 for a win30, Premiership, 1998-99
Most League goals scored

110, Division Three (South), 1950-51

Most League goals conceded

90, Division Two, 1936-37

Fewest League goals scored

29, Division One, 1924-25

Fewest League goals conceded

24, Division One, 1977-78

Most wins in a League season30, Division Three (South), 1950-51
Fewest wins in a League season6, Division One/Premiership, 1924-25, 1996-97
Most draws in a League season

18, Division One, 1969-70

Fewest draws in a League season

3, Division One, 1895-96

Most losses in a League season

25, Division One, 1971-72

Fewest losses in a League season

3, Division One, 1977-78, 1978-79

Record League win12-0 v Leicester Fosse, Division One, 12th April 1909
Record Cup win14-0 v Clapton, FA Cup 1st round, 17th January 1891
Record defeat

1-9 v Blackburn Rovers, Division Two, 10th April 1937

  
Highest number of League goals scored 
in a season36, Wally Ardron, Division Three (South), 1950-51
in total199, Grenville Morris, 1898-1913
  
Most League goals scored in one match

4, Enoch West v Sunderland, Division One, 9th November 1907

4, Tommy Gibson v Burnley, Division Two, 25th January 1913

4, Tom Peacock v Port Vale, Division Two, 23rd December 1933

4, Tom Peacock v Barnsley, Division Two, 9th November 1935

4, Tom Peacock v Port Vale, Division Two, 23rd November 1935

4, Tom Peacock v Doncaster Rovers, Division Two, 26th December 1935

4, Tommy Capel v Gillingham, Division Three (South), 18th November 1950

4, Wally Ardron v Hull City, Division Two, 26th December 1952

4, Tommy Wilson v Barnsley, Division Two, 9th February 1957

4, Peter Withe v Ipswich Town, Division One, 4th October 1977

Most League appearances614, Bob McKinlay, 1951-70
Most capped player76, Stuart Pearce for England
Youngest League playerCraig Westcarr, 16 years 257 days v Burnley, 13th October 2001
Highest transfer fee received£15,000,000 for Britt Assombalonga to Middlesbrough, July 2017
Highest transfer fee paid£5,500,000 for Britt Assombalonga from Peterborough United, August 2014