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Why is it so important for Nottingham Forest to keep this star man?

Nottingham Forest have struggled through recent seasons, and problems off the pitch have plagued a talented squad now well accustomed to mediocrity. Injuries to Andy Reid and Chris Cohen left a gulf in midfield, a lack of creativity, a lack of inspiration, a lack of leadership. Henri Lansbury has grown into the role spectacularly, providing the spark often absent in …

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Is this man to blame for Nottingham Forest’s regression?

It has been a very intriguing past few months at the City Ground for a variety of reasons. Philippe Montanier is the new manager of Nottingham Forest, ending many months of speculation. Adding to the saga, the City Ground itself was ruled unfit for use last week by Nottingham City council. Reminiscent of a Sunday league side, Forest effectively, had no ground. …

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Will Nottingham Forest’s new manager Philippe Montanier take them to the Premier League?

After a wait of almost five months, Nottingham Forest have finally appointed a new full-time manager at the City Ground. Adding to the long list of new championship managers this summer, Philippe Montanier has signed a two-year deal at Forest succeeding former interim manager Paul Williams. Montanier is a surprise addition to the East Midlands club as it was heavily …

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Why Nottingham Forest’s recent recruit could be their most important this summer

Nottingham Forest has been a club in turmoil for more than half a decade. Kuwaiti businessman Fawaz al Hasawi took over the club in the wake of club legend Nigel Doughty’s decision to step down as chairman, injecting millions of pounds into the club without the necessary infrastructure. In a seemingly directionless fashion, outrageous wages were being paid to players that weren’t necessarily deserving of …

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Should this former Forest manager be given another shot in management?

On the 13th of March, Dougie Freedman was sacked as manager of Nottingham Forest after five defeats in his last six games, leaving the two-time European Cup winners sitting fifteenth in the Championship. Despite narrowly missing out on the play-offs last season, Forest now look set to finish disappointingly in mid-table this campaign. At Forest, Freedman can rightly point to …

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Why do Nottingham Forest’s strikers need to step up?

Scoring goals is the most fundamental part of the game. To that end, keeping it tight at the back is equally important. This may sound somewhat obvious, but it’s always good to reiterate the rudiments of the game. If you can score and deny the opposition a chance to reciprocate, you should be alright. The common discord among many fans …

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Nottingham Forest 2015/16 Championship Season Preview

It is now 17 years since Nottingham Forest were in the Premier League – that’s a heck of a long time and no matter how red tinted the spectacles of the most ardent fan, their club is now the epitome of a Championship one. Last season was a headache-inducing traumatic one. Bona-fide legend Stuart Pearce was back, resulting in an …

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