Our year in pictures provides a photographic outlook of Nottingham Sport and sports events within the county of Nottinghamshire over the 12 months of 2021 and highlights some of the best images and action shots taken from a number of club-affiliated and independent photographers who continue to support our local teams and athletes.
January: Mansfield’s Jordan Bowery celebrates scoring a hat-trick in a 4-0 win v Port Vale.
January: Lyle Taylor scores the winner for Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup against Cardiff.
February: Magpies midfielder ‘Schmeichel’ Doyle is in goal after Sam Slocombe is sent off v Dagenham.
February: Wildcats Coach Kenrick Liburd sticks to covid protocol as he talks tactics with his team.
February: Leigh Wood becomes British Champion after Knocking out Reece Mould at Wembley Arena.
March: Haseeb Hameed signs for Nottinghamshire ahead of the new County Cricket season.
March: Matt Thornhill scores for Basford United at Matlock Town.
March: Nottingham Wildcats celebrate reaching the 2021 WBBL Trophy Final.
March: Basford United U18’s are beaten 4-0 in the third round of the FA Youth Cup by WBA.
March: Jasmine Joyner dunks home for Nottingham against the Manchester Met Mystics.
April: Forest beat Queens Park Rangers 3-1 at the City Ground as Alex Mighten & Lewis Grabban celebrate.
April: Newly appointed Notts County Head Coach Ian Burchnall takes a training session.
April: Trent Bridge is ready for the return of County Cricket and the new season.
April: Nottingham Hoods Victor Olarerin takes air time against Worthing Thunder.
April: Ice Hockey returns with the Elite Series as the Panthers Christophe Boivin takes aim v Steelers.
April: The cricket season starts as Haseeb Hameed and Ben Slater walk out v Worcestershire.
May: Panthers win the Elite Series after a two leg final victory over Sheffield Steelers.
May: The stunning Ramsdale Park golf club looking ready for the summer rush.
May: Ravenshead FC celebrate a goal during their Notts Senior League encounter.
May: Tim Wallace and Gui Doucet pride their trophy win after the Elite Series.
May: Moa Lundqvist launches an attack on the London Lions bucket in the WBBL Trophy final.
May: Nottingham celebrate touching down during their win at Richmond in the RFU Championship.
May: Fans return to watch cricket despite the cold and wet weather at Trent Bridge.
May: Notts County secure a National League playoff place with a 3-0 win over Weymouth.
May: Luke Fletcher celebrates a wicket with team-mates for Nottinghamshire.
May: Alex Dolly lines up a kick for the posts during Nottingham’s win over Bedford.
June: Glenn Murray retires from football after a short spell at Nottingham Forest.
June: Notts County fail to gain promotion but will be back strong ahead of the 2021/22 campaign.
June: Reds get shirty as Nottingham Forest men and women’s members launch the new home number.
June: Retford United celebrate winning the Central Midlands League Chairman’s Cup.
June: Beeston Fields on a superb summers day.
June: British tennis star Johanna Konta wins the Nottingham Open.
June: Nottingham Caesars in their opening match of the season against Northants Knights.
July: Forest fans in numbers for a pre-season friendly v Alfreton the first allowed since covid.
July: Worksop Town score in a friendly verses Atherton Collieries.
July: Notts Outlaws take the field verses Durham in the Vitality Blast.
July: Basford United take on Nottingham Forest in a pre-season friendly at Greenwich Avenue.
July: Ekow Essuman beats Chris Jenkins to become British & Commonwealth Welterweight Champion.
July: Carlton Town FC’s Bill Stokeld Stadium looking rather dry as they host Merthyr Town.
July: Leigh Wood becomes WBA Featherweight World Champion after beating Can Xu.
July: Mansfield’s Molly Renshaw in Olympic action as she reaches the final of the 200m Breaststroke.
August: Emily Campbell of Bulwell takes Weightlifting silver in Tokyo in the +87kg.
Newark FC celebrate an opening day United Counties League win over Eastwood Community.
August: Alex Mighten shows off a rather bright Nottingham Forest third kit on launch.
August: Ladies legend Lyndsay Harkin is rewarded after playing 200 games for Nottingham Forest.
August: Samit Patel celebrates a Trent Rockets wicket against the Manchester Originals.
September: Basford United Manager Steve Chettle celebrates with goalkeeper Adam Collin.
September: Nottingham Forest pose for Dylan Rich who sadly died whilst playing for West Bridgford Colts.
September: NTU Women celebrate after hitting ten in the FA Cup against Hinkley.
September: Lucy Millington of Beeston celebrates scoring in the England Hockey League.
September: New man at the helm as Nottingham Forest’s Steve Cooper gets to work on day one.
September: Ruben Rodrigues battles for the ball against Altrincham.
September: Packed house at the City Ground as Steve Cooper prepares for his first game in charge.
September: Millie steals the show as a six year old pitch invader runs on during Notts County v Rose Park.
October: Nottingham Forest Women prepare for a record attendance clash against Derby County.
October: Carlton goalkeeper Jack Steggles celebrates with fans after FA Trophy shootout heroics.
October: Retford United celebrate a goal during a win against local rivals Collingham.
October: Panthers score at Sheffield Steelers which is always a sight to behold.
October: Forest are singing in the rain after a late Lyle Taylor double at Bristol City.
October: Notts County celebrate a dramatic late win at Grimsby Town.
November: Keyworth United and Wollaton mark a minutes silence for our veterans.
November: Mansfield Town celebrates as Ryan Stirk scores the winner at Stevenage.
November: Debut win for Marcus Ellis as he wins first pro boxing bout.
November: Snow joke at Greenwich Avenue as Notts County beat Loughborough Students 3-2.
December: FC Geordie play Calverton Miners Welfare in the Notts Senior League.
December: A first ever competitive fixture between Mansfield Town and Notts County Women.
December: Stephen McLoughlin celebrates for Mansfield during a 2-1 win over Salford City.
December: Kyle Wootton celebrates as he scores his fiftieth goal for Notts County.