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?
The following piece is written by Mike Hurley. Back in 1984 at the tender age of 7, the same age that my son Brian is now, little did I know, that when placing a Nottingham Forest poster upon my bedroom wall for the first time that I was about to spark a love affair … Continue reading MIKE HURLEY’S NOTTINGHAM FOREST JOURNEY
When the heat was on, and the pressure was high, Warburton rose to the occasion; and I’m not talking about a loaf of bread! Despite being under a bit of criticism following a poor run or results of late, the Nottingham Forest manager rallied the troops and defeated one of the Championship’s best sides. Before … Continue reading Warburton Rises to the Occasion
Britt Assombalonga returned to the City Ground last Saturday, but was overshadowed by his cut price replacement Daryl Murphy. The Middlesbrough striker, who cost a whopping 15 million pounds, fluffed his lines on his big day out. In stark contrast, Forest’s veteran Irishman did exactly what he’s been recruited to do, graft and score. As … Continue reading The Prince and the Pauper
Despite currently leading the way as Nottingham Forest’s top scorer, there is something seriously wrong with Britt Assombalonga. The Congolese hit man is a shadow of his former self at present and it hasn’t gone unnoticed. His form of late has been very poor and is getting consistently worse by the day. It’s so easy … Continue reading What’s Happened to Britt? (un-edited)