On April 9th 1989 a Nottingham Forest player delivered arguably the greatest goal assisting pass ever seen at Wembley stadium, and after almost thirty years Tommy Gaynor talks at length about that day and his time with Brian Clough’s red and white army. Despite leaving the City Ground in 1992, whenever the Irishman’s name is … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE Interview with (oooh) Tommy Gaynor
Nottingham Forest’s 10-9 Penalty shoot-out win over Bury in the Carabao Cup got me thinking, why don’t the converted kicks count on a player’s record? When you look back through history, penalties have awoken and broken many a footballing career, from the preliminary rounds of the FA Cup right up to the biggest prize in … Continue reading Paying the Penalty
West Bromwich Albion will be the Reds first visitors of the 2018-19 Championship season, a staggering 135yrs after the same two clubs met in the Wednesbury Cup Final, the first ever trophy to be lifted by Nottingham Forest. For those of you who thought that football began in 1992, think again! These two famous old … Continue reading 135 Years Later!
With the impending Championship season due to begin within a matter of days, I decided to dust off my laptop and got back to work. And the theme of this piece is simple, success may not be instant. Having made my debut on The Forever Forest Podcast last week, I made reference to this very … Continue reading Be Patient if We Don’t Hit the Ground Running
..Looking back upon the year Like a film from Jonny Owen For our No. 8 we shed a tear Goodbye to Chrissy Cohen
If you bumped into John Robertson, would you scramble for a pen and paper to obtain his signature, or would you activate your camera phone and take a selfie? If like me, you favour the former, what would you then do, having acquired the squiggle? Frame it, add it to your scrap book or bang … Continue reading Selfie or signature & where to draw the line?
Nottingham Forest and Derby County have moved the goal posts, by rescheduling their tinderbox fixture to accommodate Sky Sports! The game will now take place on the 11th of March, which just happens to be Mothering Sunday. It’s a PR disaster on every conceivable level, and one that has possibly ruined the trip of a … Continue reading Dictated from the SKY above, the mother of all evil?