Forest were always prioritising Friday’s Championship game with Stoke but the supporters did themselves proud once again away at Arsenal in the cup. It’s been a strange week for the Reds, scraping a home win against Barnsley before the razzmatazz of a League Cup tie at the Emirates Stadium. The Barnsley game was won courtesy … Continue reading Promotion Remains the Priority but the Supporters Did Us Proud at Arsenal
Despite all the recent activity in the transfer market, the return to full fitness of João Carvalho will seem like a brand-new signing. Nottingham Forest’s record acquisition is slowly but surely working his way back into contention for a place in the starting eleven. The 22-year-old Portuguese suffered an ankle injury set back in … Continue reading A Fully Fit Carvalho Will Seem Like We’ve Signed a New Player
Nottingham Forest produced three excellent results within just six days, proof that the club finally has strength in depth. Despite being outplayed for long spells at Charlton Athletic, who in my opinion, manufactured the best passing football of the season so far, Forest dug out an invaluable point at the Valley. Similarly, to the game … Continue reading Strength in Depth
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Sabri Lamouchi unleashed a trio of substitutes at Elland Road as Forest came back from the dead to earn a draw against Leeds United last Saturday. It’s fair to say that Nottingham forest rode their luck on several occasions but emerged with what could be an invaluable point come season’s end. The decision to change … Continue reading Intelligent Substitutions Save the Day at Leeds
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