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09 Sep 2018 12:06:41
The latest rumour is a corker. Krankie has noticed Murphy is scoring regularly so he is considering dropping the in-form player AGAIN and playing Grabban! Quality decision making.

1.) 09 Sep 2018 13:43:15
Red did you expect a team full of MIDFIELDERS😂😂😂

2.) 09 Sep 2018 22:16:25
We will either have a team full of midfielders or have a lot of unhappy midfielders sitting in the stands. Take your pick.

3.) 10 Sep 2018 14:28:16
What on Earth are those thumbs down meant to mean. Is it thumbs down when you think the rumour isn't true (because it is). Or thumbs down to Krankie decision making. Or thumbs down because you are a Krankie fan in spite of the evidence?

4.) 10 Sep 2018 14:44:45
Apparently "thumbs down" are open to interpretation RedCyclist. I have found its best not to over analyse.

5.) 10 Sep 2018 15:00:41
Some people don't like to hear the truth red cyclist,karanka had a backing of 90% of fans I'd say before all ball was kicked,now I'd say it's fifty fifty.
Fans will listen to excuses for so long and then they want to see improvement on the pitch and in results,
I'm a fan who never wanted him here in the first place,purely down to his negative tactics,but even I can cope with that if results are good,but they aren't,he will fail or succeed by his own decisions ,which are bizzare at times.
So ignore the thumbs down the tide is turning against him and he only has himself to blame.

6.) 10 Sep 2018 15:55:07
I have to be honest Ff I am generally a person with a positive outlook but after recent events I have been finding it increasingly difficult to remain so. Am really hoping that it's a blip and that things will improve soon.🙏You Reds!

7.) 10 Sep 2018 15:58:55
Was just wondering what the thumbs mean - on here generally on here as well as this rumour.

I didn't want Karanka either, partly based on wanting stability and partly because the previous boss' footballing principles matched Forests. He wanted to develop young players over time.

People forget that stability isn't just about having the same boss for longer than five minutes. It is also about building a team that stays together. So not too many players 30 years and over because they will obviously not be here in a few years. If you have a talented young player (like Cummings) then you have to give them a chance to develop. Buying a 30 plus year old replacement is short term.

OK, I'll admit if we go up this season I'd be delighted. However if we don't we could have spent this season bringing on younger players who will be her in five years and grow together. That is what real stability is.

We lost at least 2 managers with the mentality to build a FOOTBALLING ATTACKING team based on good young players. O'Driscoll and Warburton. We need to forget big-time Charlie foreign bosses using us as a stepping stone. Forget supposeldly "proven" Premier League or International managers (McCleish, McLaren. ) and stick with a manager who believes in the right kind of football and has the patience to develop a real long term project.

8.) 10 Sep 2018 16:30:51
Agree with you all the way there red. Good post.

9.) 10 Sep 2018 17:34:38
And based on the above, if Krankie does get the boot we should re-appoint O'Driscoll. It won't happen with short termism but that is what I'd do.

Imagine if O'Driscoll could spend two years with the kind of cash Krankie has just spent. HE already had us a single point outside the play-offs when he was sacked.

Proper strability isn't sticking with a losing boss. It is about building a TEAM! The best teams stay together for years.

10.) 10 Sep 2018 17:57:47
In principle everything that you say is true RedCyclist but modern football doesn't work that way I'm sad to say. It's an amplification of the throw away society in which we all live.

11.) 11 Sep 2018 09:07:28
I said at the time we should have gone for the Lincoln boys as Managers.
Where are they in the league this season?

12.) 11 Sep 2018 22:12:16
Oh I get it now. If you point out people are wrong and are correct you get a lot of thumbs down. LOL



31 Jan 2018 23:32:10
Unfortunately it looks like Colbach and Dawson haven't signed. A shame as we would have been solid with both of them.

1.) 01 Feb 2018 00:13:44
PHew, Colback is a red!!!

2.) 01 Feb 2018 00:16:05
Colback as been announced so has geddy



06 Jan 2018 22:31:47
Apparently some of the players want Gary Brazil to take over. Maybe with so many Academy players he'd be good for a punt at least until the summer. If he got us promoted great and if not he can continue to work with the younger players in the first team for a while.

1.) 07 Jan 2018 00:46:24
Well if they knock Arsenal out, not out of the question. Sadly I think GB is always the bridesmaid never the bride. Owners have their man and we'll find out soon enough.

2.) 07 Jan 2018 09:03:00
I like and probably we all like Brazil, but he didn't exactly do much last time he took over. I'd be interested in having the German here, you have to admit their managers seem to produce awesome fast-flowing football.

3.) 07 Jan 2018 09:42:22
If he got us promoted? Seriously?

4.) 07 Jan 2018 17:04:33
Promoted... Hmm.... Definitely not!

5.) 07 Jan 2018 22:56:03
You guys who say nay all the time know nothing. Still think Brazil couldn't get us promoted after that result?



01 Jan 2018 11:39:24
Yes I know Roy Keane has strugged in management in the past but perhaps he is what these players need? Not to put too fine a point on it these players need a rocket up their collective backsides.

Something recent bosses at Forest have lacked is experience playing at the highest level. Keane has that and has hopefully learned something from Martin O'Neill during his time at Ireland!

Obviously O'Neill with Keane would be the dream ticket. Groom Keane for the job long term while he is assistant!

1.) 01 Jan 2018 11:58:01
Kean was at the match on Saturday?

2.) 01 Jan 2018 12:10:14
Keane maybe O'Neills assist with Ireland, however he is a Manager in his own right, cannot see him being an assistant at Forest. They both have well paid cushy jobs with Ireland and cannot see either of them coming to Forest. The Greek is not going to pay compensdation for them to come to Forest.

3.) 01 Jan 2018 12:18:02
Well. If keane was at the match then he is obviously going to leave his international job and take over at a struggling championship club. Makes perfect sense

4.) 01 Jan 2018 12:22:34
There is a difference between being strong and being a bully.
O'Neil definitely, Keane never for me.

5.) 01 Jan 2018 12:34:15
I have been told the new contracts with Ireland have not been signed after they failed to qualify for the world cup. There would not be a big problem regarding compensation for that reason.

6.) 01 Jan 2018 12:52:37
It doesn't matter who we get, Reddog. You always want them out within 6 months anyway. LOL

7.) 01 Jan 2018 13:20:12
Keano is clueless, he just cannot man-manage whereas O'Neil can.

8.) 01 Jan 2018 13:33:24
RC, I want what is best for the team I pay to support and will back a decent manager the same as the next man.
There is no such thing as a football club now it's a limited company that expects results to maximise profit.
I'm sure a clever guy like you already knew that though 😉
As a paying fan I have an opinion and I have felt (since the day he was disrespectful to Eric on the radio) that he was not right for the club.
Better being realistic than the "give him time" brigade

9.) 01 Jan 2018 15:32:33

10.) 01 Jan 2018 15:50:07
Keane is a thug. Remember what he did to haaland? I’d have O’Neill though.

11.) 02 Jan 2018 15:19:27
Red dog, great post mate. You’ve summmarised perfectly what is expected of a manager to survive in the modern business of football.



28 Dec 2017 16:49:16
Stephen Caulker to Forest? Free transfer, one England cap and a gambling/alcohol habit.

1.) 28 Dec 2017 22:55:52
Need to put a "cork"in that"bottle" and not put the "money"down on that one.😅😅😅




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15 Sep 2018 15:03:22
I like the look of todays team. Based on form he needed to bring Cash and Osbourne in.

Janko, Hefela, Fox, Robinson
Guedioura, Colbach
Cash, Osbourne, Lolley

I'd have given Murphy another start to keep his goal run going but maybe he hasn't trained well or has a knock as he isn't even on the bench.

Looks a good team to me

1.) 15 Sep 2018 15:35:40
Totally agree, I’m glad he’s shown some bottle and relegated the 3 amigos to the bench. Excellent decision from the manager.



29 Aug 2018 21:52:06
Before you all get too excited. We ALWAYS go well against the better teams. Now we need to start to beat the others.

On the subject of Daryl Murphy not being a goalscorer. I TOLD YOU SO!

You Reds!

1.) 29 Aug 2018 22:19:49
I agree cyclist and we beat these guys last year and got excitied! That said though nothing wrong in applauding the team and the manager tonight .

2.) 29 Aug 2018 23:33:46
We play better against sides that don’t press on to us , that’s what the Portuguese lads are struggling to come to terms with



10 Aug 2018 12:19:33
The deadline 10th August is nonsense. The real deadline is 31st. If you can loan a player with a guaranteed option to buy in January then it is exactly the same as the transfer window still being open. Doh! So we can still effectively buy any player until August including Byram!

1.) 10 Aug 2018 12:57:28
RC i think the PL can not loan players, but as you say we can loan a player untill January with the option to buy, therefore rendering the deadline pointless.



08 Aug 2018 00:21:18
So was it Murphy's fault we didn't win again? Or is he the only Forest striker who has scored this season? Shooting practice? I thought we spent more than £6M?

1.) 08 Aug 2018 13:45:24
Red, I really don't understand why you have this view on Murphy. He's been dreadful for months, but scores one goal and everything is forgotten! If he gets into double figures this season, you can take the applauds that you told us. However, he's only had one good season in his whole career. There is nothing to suggest he will score goals.



04 Aug 2018 16:06:04
Humble pie to all you Murphy doubters!




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19 Sep 2018 23:44:06
We finished lower after Karanka replaced 10 of Warburton's players. You're talking garbage buddy.



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19 Sep 2018 18:13:41
In other words he basically got a whole new first team in and couldn't get a win for toffee last season. Some people on here are just not prepared to admit their chosen one hasn't delivered yet.



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19 Sep 2018 16:32:41
I'm banging on about the managers results last season because he brought in TEN PLAYERS last season and results DID NOT improve then. He has brought in about 18 players now but ten were here for six months last season!



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18 Sep 2018 19:21:11
That is a dire record. We need to improve VERY QUICKLY or we will be nowhere near promotion this season.

I could agree about giving it time if the owners were happy to wait until this time next year but that won't happen. If they are going to bail out and sack the boss this season for poor results then I'd rather they did it soon if there is no improvement to give a new boss long enough. Sounds silly but there is logic to that.



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18 Sep 2018 16:11:16
How many times have we actually won?




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15 Sep 2018 17:33:26
Goals? Murphy in this squad! Cummings and Tyler Walker are both good finishers.



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10 Sep 2018 01:07:17
I'm obviously not the only one who thinks that Osbourne can play as an attacking left back. This Krankie manager you lot thought was such a great appointment clearly does. Whoever coached Osbourne through the academy obviously picked him to play at left back too. Are the people who bring through all these great young players also stupid?



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09 Sep 2018 12:47:29
You know that Osbourne has been a left back most of his life don't you? He only became a midfielder in the last few years.



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05 Sep 2018 15:24:09
And it isn't formations that win games. Players do. Work out who your best players are and find a system that allows them to play to their strengths. That is what a good manager will do.



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05 Sep 2018 15:23:04
My perspective is that it is the manager's job to pick the best team to get us promoted. If he can't do that then he is a plonker and will wind up getting the sack.