Back in February 2015, Britt Assombalonga was carried off the pitch at the City Ground after sustaining a dislocated kneecap against Wigan Athletic. He opened the scoring that evening. It would be his last goal for 14 months. On the final day of the following season, Britt came off the bench and scored the winner for his ten-man team against MK Dons. We were there.
It is easy to get caught up in short term decisions like who we should appoint as our Head Coach or Manager, but to get those things right we have to do some long term thinking. The starting point for that is our vision and values for Nottingham Forest Football Club, but what might that look like?
A meeting was held at the Albert Hall Conference Centre on Thursday 7th April with a view to voting as to whether those in attendance felt that the formation of a Supporters' Trust was desirable. What follows is an attempt to describe those events for those who were not in attendance.
Steve Wright looks ahead to Thursday's meeting held by the Nottingham Forest Supporters' Trust.
Steve Wright outlines his thoughts on how a club might be governed and some simple thoughts on who should be talking to whom and about what.
Whoever the next manager of Nottingham Forest may be, they will certainly need to be adept at dealing with Mr Fawaz Al-Hasawi. But how would they fare in a fight with him? Wonder no more.
Paul McGregor was fortunate enough to play for Nottingham Forest. Not only that, but he played in what is now regarded as the club’s last ‘great team’, alongside Stuart Pearce, Steve Stone, Colin Cooper and Stan Collymore whilst rising through the ranks under Brian Clough and then Frank Clark. In Part II of this interview with David Marples, he focuses on his time at Forest.