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Jenkinson linked with Forest move

Carl Jenkinson has been linked with a deadline day move to Nottingham Forest after the Championship club opened negotiations with Arsenal over a transfer for the 27 year-old right back, who is available for just £5 million. A dyed-in-the-wool Arsenal fan, Jenkinson is the last member of Arsène Wenger’s “British core” of players that all signed new contracts together back ...

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West Ham defender in demand

West Ham defender Reece Oxford finds himself in demand, with several clubs chasing his signature. The England-under 20 international, once listed as one of the best youth prospects in English football, is becoming increasingly frustrated at his lack of first-team opportunities at the London Stadium under Manuel Pellegrini, and, with the Hammers now willing to let him leave before Thursday’s ...

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Nottingham Forest search for a new manager – again

Nottingham Forest are searching for their ninth permanent manager in just six years, after Aitor Karanka was sacked on Friday. The 45-year old Spaniard was only appointed a year ago, but, despite the club lying seventh in the Championship, just one place and 4 points off a play-off spot, he has been relieved of his duties at the City Ground, ...

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Forest manager Karanka under pressure for his job

Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka could be the latest Championship manager to fear for his job. The Spaniard was only appointed boss at the City Ground in January of this year, but could soon be looking for a new position, reports The Daily Mail, as the club’s owner Evangelos Marinakis, is unhappy with the way that the club is slipping ...

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Nottingham Forest in talks to sign ex-West Brom star

Nottingham Forest are in talks to land free agent Claudio Yacob who was one of the players released by West Bromwich Albion following their relegation to the Championship at the end of last season. The 31 year old ex-Argentine international spent 6 years at The Hawthorns, and made more than 170 appearances for The Baggies before he was deemed surplus ...

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Rangers linked with move for England under-21 defender

Rangers under new manager Steven Gerrard may have already signed 12 players this summer, with the latest being Kyle Lafferty, who signed from Hearts on Wednesday. However, it appears that their transfer business for the summer is not finished yet, with news that they want to take Nottingham Forest England-under 21 defender Joe Worrall on a season-long loan. That is ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Brian Clough

The outspoken and fearless Brian Clough remains one of the greatest managers in the history of football. He did endure setbacks, notably at Leeds United and the fact that he never landed the England job, but his achievements overshadow any blemishes. Tactics and man-management Most of Clough’s success can be attributed to his ability to find the right players for ...

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5 former European champion clubs that have fallen way behind

Nottingham Forest Forest won two successive European Cups, in 1979 and 1980. And still remain the only side in history to have won more European Cups than their top flight domestic title – they became champions of England in 1978. It is testament to the managerial abilities of Brian Clough who took a provincial, nondescript side to the top of ...

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Four clubs who adopted kits of other clubs

Juventus When the Italian outfit began their football journey, they originally wore pink shirts but the colour could hardly bear the burden of repeated washing and would ultimately fade away. Juventus wanted a solution for the problem and asked one of their members, an Englishman named John Savage, to ask his contacts in England to supply shirts in colours that ...

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