1991–92 Nottingham Forest F.C. season

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Nottingham Forest
1991–92 season
Chairman Maurice Rowarth
Manager Brian Clough
Stadium City Ground
First Division 8th
FA Cup Sixth round
League Cup Runners-up
Full Members Cup Winners
Top goalscorer League: Sheringham (13)
All: Sheringham (22)
Average home league attendance 23,721

During the 1991–92 English football season, Nottingham Forest F.C. competed in the Football League First Division.

Season summary[edit]

Nottingham Forest finished 8th for the second season running. They also reached the final of the League Cup, only to lose to that season's runners-up, Manchester United, and won the Full Members Cup. A highlight of the season was a 4-0 win at neighbours Notts County, who were relegated at the end of the season.

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GD Pts
1 Leeds United 42 13 8 0 38 13 9 8 4 36 24 74 37 +37 82
2 Manchester United 42 12 7 2 34 13 9 8 4 29 20 63 33 +30 78
3 Sheffield Wednesday 42 13 5 3 39 24 8 7 6 23 25 62 49 +13 75
4 Arsenal 42 12 7 2 51 23 7 8 6 30 24 81 46 +35 72
5 Manchester City 42 13 4 4 32 14 7 6 8 29 34 61 48 +13 70
6 Liverpool 42 13 5 3 34 17 3 11 7 13 23 47 40 +7 64
7 Aston Villa 42 13 3 5 31 16 4 6 11 17 28 48 44 +4 60
8 Nottingham Forest 42 10 7 4 36 27 6 4 11 24 31 60 58 +2 59
9 Sheffield United 42 9 6 6 29 23 7 3 11 36 40 65 63 +2 57
10 Crystal Palace 42 7 8 6 24 25 7 7 7 29 36 53 61 – 8 57
11 Queens Park Rangers 42 6 10 5 25 21 6 8 7 23 26 48 47 +1 54
12 Everton 42 8 8 5 28 19 5 6 10 24 32 52 51 +1 53
13 Wimbledon 42 10 5 6 32 20 3 9 9 21 33 53 53 ±0 53
14 Chelsea 42 7 8 6 31 30 6 6 9 19 30 50 60 – 10 53
15 Tottenham Hotspur 42 7 3 11 33 35 8 4 9 25 28 58 63 – 5 52
16 Southampton 42 7 5 9 17 28 7 5 9 22 27 39 55 – 16 52
17 Oldham Athletic 42 11 5 5 46 36 3 4 14 17 31 63 67 – 4 51
18 Norwich City 42 8 6 7 29 28 3 6 12 18 35 47 63 – 16 45
19 Coventry City 42 6 7 8 18 15 5 4 12 17 29 35 44 – 9 44
20 Luton Town 42 10 7 4 25 17 0 5 16 14 54 38 71 – 33 42
21 Notts County 42 7 5 9 24 29 3 5 13 16 33 40 62 – 22 40
22 West Ham United 42 6 6 9 22 24 3 5 13 15 35 37 59 – 22 38
  • Pld = Matches ; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
Key
League Champions, qualified for Champions League
FA Cup winners, qualified for Cup Winners' Cup
Qualified for UEFA Cup
League Cup winners, qualified for UEFA Cup
Relegated

Results[edit]

Nottingham Forest's score comes first[1]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers Reference
17 August 1991 Everton H 2–1 24,422 Clough, Jemson
20 August 1991 Leeds United A 0–1 29,457
24 August 1991 Notts County A 4–0 21,044 Keane, Crosby, Sheringham, Charles
28 August 1991 Tottenham Hotspur H 1–3 24,018 Clough
31 August 1991 Oldham Athletic H 3–1 23,244 Pearce, Keane, Gemmill
4 September 1991 Manchester City A 1–2 29,146 Sheringham
7 September 1991 Sheffield Wednesday A 1–2 31,289 Crosby
14 September 1991 Wimbledon H 4–2 19,707 Keane (2), Black, Elkins (own goal)
21 September 1991 Aston Villa A 1–3 28,506 Black
28 September 1991 West Ham United H 2–2 25,613 Woan, Sheringham
5 October 1991 Queens Park Rangers A 2–0 13,058 Sheringham (2)
19 October 1991 Sheffield United A 2–4 23,080 Parker, Chettle
26 October 1991 Southampton H 1–3 20,026 Black
2 November 1991 Norwich City A 0–0 13,014
16 November 1991 Coventry City H 1–0 21,154 Sheringham
23 November 1991 Crystal Palace H 5–1 22,387 Woan, Sheringham (2, 1 pen), Pearce, Gemmill
30 November 1991 Chelsea A 0–1 19,420
8 December 1991 Arsenal H 3–2 22,079 Sheringham, Woan, Gemmill
14 December 1991 Liverpool A 0–2 35,285
22 December 1991 Leeds United H 0–0 27,170
26 December 1991 Tottenham Hotspur A 2–1 31,079 Pearce, Clough
28 December 1991 Oldham Athletic A 1–2 16,496 Pearce
1 January 1992 Luton Town H 1–1 23,809 Walker
11 January 1992 Notts County H 1–1 30,168 Black
19 January 1992 Everton A 1–1 17,717 Gemmill
1 February 1992 Sheffield United H 2–5 22,412 Keane, Pearce (pen)
22 February 1992 Chelsea H 1–1 24,089 Sheringham
3 March 1992 Crystal Palace A 0–0 12,608
11 March 1992 Coventry City A 2–0 11,158 Sheringham, (own goal)
14 March 1992 Norwich City H 2–0 20,721 Keane, Gemmill
18 March 1992 Manchester United H 1–0 28,062 Clough
21 March 1992 Manchester City H 2–0 24,115 Crosby, Keane
31 March 1992 Arsenal A 3–3 27,036 Clough, Woan, Keane
2 April 1992 Wimbledon A 0–3 3,542
4 April 1992 Sheffield Wednesday H 0–2 26,105
8 April 1992 Southampton A 1–0 14,905 Tiler
14 April 1992 Luton Town A 1–2 8,014 Black
18 April 1992 Aston Villa H 2–0 22,800 Gemmill, Sheringham
20 April 1992 Manchester United A 2–1 47,576 Woan, Gemmill
22 April 1992 Liverpool H 1–1 23,787 Sheringham (pen)
25 April 1992 Queens Park Rangers H 1–1 22,228 Gemmill
2 May 1992 West Ham United A 0–3 20,629

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 1991-92 FA Cup
Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers Reference
R3 4 January 1992 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 1–0 27,068 Clough
R4 26 January 1992 Hereford United H 2–0 24,259 Pearce, Sheringham
R5 15 February 1992 Bristol City H 4–1 24,615 Llewellyn (own goal), Clough, Pearce, Sheringham (pen) [2]
QF 7 March 1992 Portsmouth A 0–1 25,402

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers References
R2 1st leg 25 September 1991 Bolton Wanderers H 4–0 19,936 Gaynor (2), Keane, Black
R2 2nd leg 8 October 1991 Bolton Wanderers A 5–2 (won 9-2 on agg) 5,469 Keane (2), Sheringham, Black, Gaynor
R3 30 October 1991 Bristol Rovers H 2–0 17,529 Glover, Gemmill
R4 4 December 1991 Southampton H 0–0 17,939
R4R 17 December 1991 Southampton A 1–0 10,861 Gemmill
R5 8 January 1992 Crystal Palace A 1–1 14,941 Clough
R5R 5 February 1992 Crystal Palace H 4–2 18,918 Sheringham (3, 1 pen), Pearce
SF 1st leg 9 February 1992 Tottenham Hotspur H 1–1 21,402 Sheringham
SF 2nd leg 1 March 1992 Tottenham Hotspur A 2–1 (won 3-2 on agg) 28,216 Keane, Glover
F 12 April 1992 Manchester United N 0–1 76,810

Full Members Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers Reference
R2 22 October 1991 Leeds United A 3–1 6,145 Sheringham (2, 1 pen), Crosby
R3 19 November 1991 Aston Villa A 2–0 7,858 Pearce, Woan
S Area SF 10 December 1991 Tranmere Rovers A 2–0 8,034 Keane (2)
N Area F 12 January 1992 Leicester City A 1–1 19,537 Gemmill
N Area FR 26 January 1992 Leicester City H 2–0 (won 3-1 on agg) 21,562 Crosby, Wassall
F 29 March 1992 Southampton N 3–2 (a.e.t.) 67,688 Gemmill (2), Black

Squad[edit]

[3] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Wales GK Mark Crossley
Wales GK Andy Marriott
England GK Steve Sutton
England DF Craig Armstrong
England DF Gary Charles
England DF Steve Chettle
England DF Chris Hope
England DF Brian Laws
England DF Stuart Pearce (captain)
England DF Carl Tiler
England DF Des Walker
England DF Darren Wassall
England DF Brett Williams
Scotland DF Terry Wilson
Northern Ireland MF Kingsley Black
No. Position Player
England MF Gary Crosby
Scotland MF Scot Gemmill
England MF Bobby Howe
Republic of Ireland MF Roy Keane
Scotland MF Alan Mahood
Iceland MF Þorvaldur Örlygsson
England MF Garry Parker
England MF Steve Stone
England MF Ian Woan
England FW Nigel Clough
Republic of Ireland FW Tommy Gaynor
Scotland FW Lee Glover
England FW Nigel Jemson
England FW Teddy Sheringham

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date Pos Name From Fee
23 July 1991 FW Teddy Sheringham Millwall £2,000,000
2 September 1991 MF Kingsley Black Luton Town £1,500,000

Out[edit]

Date Pos Name To Fee
13 June 1991 MF Franz Carr Newcastle United £250,000
11 July 1991 MF Neil Lyne Shrewsbury Town Signed
25 July 1991 MF Steve Hodge Leeds United £900,000
9 August 1991 MF Brian Rice Falkirk Signed
17 August 1991 FW Phil Starbuck Huddersfield Town Free transfer
17 September 1991 FW Nigel Jemson Sheffield Wednesday £800,000
29 November 1991 MF Garry Parker Aston Villa £650,000
10 January 1992 DF Phil Gilchrist Middlesbrough Free transfer
6 March 1992 GK Steve Sutton Derby County £300,000
23 March 1992 MF Alan Mahood Greenock Morton Signed
Transfers in: Decrease £3,500,000
Transfers out: Increase £1,750,000
Total spending: Decrease £1,750,000

References[edit]