Forest Preview vs Derby County (A)

It has the potential to make all other dates in December seem insignificant – the most anticipated fixture of the year is on the horizon and despite our unexpected loss at the weekend, we should be confident. Nottingham Forest will of course make the short trip down the A52 to face Derby County on a…

Who has been the best away support to visit the City Ground?

I have always been intrigued by the increasing importance of the apparent, second match in football – the competition of who had the loudest, more passionate set of fans. If you enter the Twittersphere now, fan bases are under almost as much scrutiny as the players themselves – ‘thought Macclesfield Town fans were a bit…

Forest Preview vs Preston North End (H)

‘Not quite so easy on the eye, but much more easier on the heart’ – that’s my mates reaction to Forest’s victory over Ipswich at the weekend, not his latest Rock City romance. After taking part in the whirlwind that was Villa Park last Wednesday, a visit from the league’s bottom side was the ideal…

Forest Preview vs Ipswich Town (H)

There have been many a time, where I have nearly fallen out of love with football, to come back to adoring it a week later – never, did I think I would feel each of these emotions repetitively throughout one 90 minutes of football. Enough rage, euphoria, anger and hysteria, to scare my new flatmates…

From Bangkok to Boro, from Perth to Potters

Ladies and Gentlemen, we are back – so prepare yourselves for the biggest, most consistent comeback since Michael Dawson returned to the City Ground in the summer. It’s been about two months since I wrote my last post and in that time, I have been keenly following Forest’s impressive progress in the Championship from Thailand,…

Parking the bus – will patience be a virtue at the City Ground?

Ever since Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea side, dismantled Liverpool’s title run back in 2014, the term ‘parking the bus’ has been coined many a time by pundits and armchair critics alike. Since then the debate surrounding footballing philosophy have intensified – comparing and contrasting the strengths and weaknesses of attacking adventurism and fluidity played the likes…