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10 Feb 2019 23:23:23
I've heard some balls in my time. This is the latest theme.

Apparently, Karanka persisting with Grabban taking penalties and playing the lightweight Carvalho even when we needed to be solid in midfield had nothing to do with Forest losing. In fact he was doing a great job and we were making progress and signed some good players.

Wait for it. But now we have a boss who immediately recognises what any smart observer does - that we need another penalty taker - and also plays a stronger young player in place of the lightweight Carvalho which succeeds in keeping the scores down has absolutely nothing to do with us winning.

Oh and now we have strengthened this progress making squad we are apparently going backwards.


1.) 11 Feb 2019 08:56:24
Tough run of games coming up redcyclist
Preston a
Derby h
Stoke a
Hull h
Villa h
If we don't win em all the karanka barmy army will soon be telling us that were doomed 😀😀😀

2.) 11 Feb 2019 09:38:49
Wba draw, Preston loss, Derby loss, Stoke Win, Hull Win, Villa Win.

That therefore is 10 points out of 18 for Forest.

3.) 11 Feb 2019 10:07:16
That won't be enough for the karanka lovers 😁😋😁

4.) 11 Feb 2019 10:58:01
Derby loss isn’t acceptable

5.) 11 Feb 2019 13:04:49
Cyclist sounds spot on mate you just forgot we need a goalie too.
Mind you got a better one in the stiffs. Steele

6.) 11 Feb 2019 15:47:23
I agree, tough fixtures approaching. But they are not the ones that worry me. Well only the ones against bottom half teams. Top 8 clubs rarely beat the mighty Reds!

I'm not sure about the keeper. I think he's had bad games when I haven't seen him so you probably right but let's get a top international WHEN we go up at the end f the season. EVER THE OPTIMIST!

I reckon Keano and MON get the significance of the Derby match since no manager apart from Psycho. The players will be MOTIVATED to another level for that one.


7.) 11 Feb 2019 16:58:55
I think it's too soon to be comparing Karanka's era with MON's.

Karanka's dismissal was harsh, yet another Manager not given enough time. And the performances under MON have been industrious but not very pretty with mixed results.

Really don't see how you can favour one over the other at present without having some kind of bias or trying to assert some hidden agenda.

8.) 11 Feb 2019 17:27:55
Hidden ?

9.) 11 Feb 2019 18:36:25
He wasn't dismissed,he just didn't want to work under the owners rules.
Good luck finding any club that will allow him his own way.

10.) 11 Feb 2019 20:23:54
Karankas the reason we got this massive squad an also unbalanced one, clearly needed defenders in the summer yet we signed about 10 midfielders lol

11.) 11 Feb 2019 20:39:32
And ain't that the truth, the amount of holding midfielders he had was and is ridiculous.

12.) 11 Feb 2019 21:00:26
Cyclist are you really that naive to think MON didn’t know who our penalty taker was and how many he’s missed this season before Saturday? If MON had given the job to someone else I would respect your argument but he allowed him to take it so get over it.

13.) 11 Feb 2019 21:18:43
We’ve currently got 6 holding midfielders - ludicrous !

14.) 11 Feb 2019 22:28:03
Time somebody got on their red bike!🙄🙄🙄

15.) 12 Feb 2019 00:24:52
Is it Redinexile back. It was your opinion that we were doomed to lose if we played Osbourne at left back and didn't play Carvalho wasn't it?

You were wrong. Eat some humble pie.

16.) 12 Feb 2019 12:36:21
We didn't need defenders in the Summer. We had Figs, Fox and Worrall, then went on to sign Dawson and Hefele. Five was enough, so much so that we were able to send Worrall out on loan and at the time no one complained. don't try and change the past to suit your agenda.

17.) 12 Feb 2019 14:03:31
Don't need to eat humble pie mate I opened the shop remember?

Why is it you never read posts properly before spouting nonsense ? Where is the bit about DOOMED when I posted win or draw?

I'm posting you some bike clips to stop all your bull running down your leg🤡🤣🤣🤣

18.) 12 Feb 2019 21:04:25
we did need defenders like a proper left back an all the defenders we bought were injury prone an u can’t call fox a centre back what we didn’t need is 6 centre mids

19.) 13 Feb 2019 10:52:48
In the championship there is always ‘tough games coming up’ I actually think the next 7-8 games are winnable and potentially will change everything. We have a fair few home games (which we have done well in most the season) and we haven’t got to play any of top 8 apart from Derby but against Derby form goes out the window a bit.
Is impossible to really predict much in this league but we are looking tough to beat this season and think there are signs we are starting to take chances lately.
Preston away will be hard and Derby but other games coming up I expect us to take quite a few points in and others will drop points as they play each other! I am still believing that we can be this season Fulham!



31 Jan 2019 22:18:09
I just heard we are in for Jordan Rhodes. Last minute bid

1.) 31 Jan 2019 22:49:22
Seems like all roads lead to Nottingham. 😀😀😀

2.) 31 Jan 2019 22:52:46
Doubt it

3.) 31 Jan 2019 23:09:06
I just heard that someone is making things up!

4.) 01 Feb 2019 11:41:36
Tap, He had been cycling for too long and became deluded.

5.) 01 Feb 2019 12:42:45
He's at the end of the road!

6.) 01 Feb 2019 13:19:24

7.) 01 Feb 2019 14:03:57
That was meant for the banter page. i.e. a joke. When I post real rumours they end up in banter LOOOOL

8.) 01 Feb 2019 14:24:55
Rc we take our rumours seriously 😁

9.) 01 Feb 2019 14:38:03
It was a serious joke! :D

10.) 01 Feb 2019 15:57:48
You lot are making my head spin!!

11.) 01 Feb 2019 16:12:42
Like a record baby. 😁

12.) 01 Feb 2019 16:24:02
LC please stop! I want to get off!

13.) 01 Feb 2019 16:57:24
S_Getty, if done properly you will get off in two different ways. 😁

14.) 01 Feb 2019 22:13:17
Ooooh LC "You are awful but I like you"
Welcome Dick LC Emery to the Comedy Club
Resident comedians include Tommy Exile Cooper, Basil & his Bank Balance, the Ff Class Clown and his alter ego Victor Meldrew, Lilly Skegs Savage and Eddy Creepy Monologue Izzard!
We have a few more candidates awaiting comedy status! 🤣🤣🤣🐬

15.) 01 Feb 2019 22:49:31
Lol red you forgot the biggest clown of all, yourself the i don't live in a goldfish bowl forest fan who wears lucky red pants, who thinks ships sail down the trent and all that cross the bridge can do so only if your intoxicated. 🤣🤣🤣



30 Jan 2019 12:14:17
Britt Assomballongsa could be a target. Please let this be true!

1.) 30 Jan 2019 12:25:29
I would have him back but only at a reduced rate lol but we only want people that will fight for our cause.

2.) 30 Jan 2019 14:24:39
I take it you weren’t at the Ipswich game when Assombalonga kept us in the league?
Anyone who watched that game can’t say he won’t fight for the team, my worry is his fitness as he seems to miss games ever since that injury in his first season at Forest before but if we can steal him back for cut price I wouldn’t moan as he knows where the net is!

3.) 30 Jan 2019 14:36:22
We are only interested in injury prone players. Otherwise we have too big a squad and players will get bored. lol

4.) 30 Jan 2019 16:04:41
RC I'd be interested in your list of targets that never get injured?

5.) 30 Jan 2019 16:49:04
Ben Osbourn nevers gets injured.



24 Jan 2019 11:15:53
A little bird (not Twitter a member of staff) tells me that MON has "expressed his surprise at the judgement" of whoever decided the England under 21 trophy winning international Joe Worrall and Tyler Walker are both farmed out to other clubs for the whole season when there is obviously a good chance of picking up injuries in December.

I agree with him. We have central defenders over 30 and/or with a history of injuries (Dawson, Hefela, Fox) and if we use Robinson as cover no natural left back. We also let Tyler go even though we didn't have a pacy striker with any experience available.

If Karanka made these choices then it is his fault we have had this defensive crisis and his fault we have dropped out of contention. No question about it.

Whoever signed Ansirafard knew he wouldn't be available in the period of the season we are most likely to have injuries and suspensions and need extra bodies. Another mysterious poor decision.

1.) 24 Jan 2019 11:20:41
Did that little bird point out that neither player is good enough and never will be which is the point of farming them out.

2.) 24 Jan 2019 11:38:29
Well I don't think MON agrees. Neither does Steven Gerrard.

3.) 24 Jan 2019 11:43:29
I'd agree that the jury is still out on Tyler by the way but not that he is not good enough

4.) 24 Jan 2019 12:16:26
Different managers rate players differently. Worrall was probably loaned out because AK had 4 players ahead of him in the pecking order. That’s 2 playing and a couple back ups. Walker is probably playing at his level now. The only issue I had was lack of depth at left back (as usual!)

5.) 24 Jan 2019 13:01:47
Tyler Walker will never be good enough, the decision to let him go out and get some game time on loan was best for all parties and still is.

Joe Worrall was the right decision at the time when we had Dawson, Figueiredo, Hefele and Fox competing for two places. Worrall was better off developing at Rangers than sat here as 4th or 5th choice.

Hindsight's a wonderful thing, especially if you want to take a dig at an ex-Manager and drop all the blame on him.

Karanka didn't sign Ansarifard either. It was obviously the Greek team behind the scenes that put the deal together. His links with Olympiakos give it away. Mystery solved.

6.) 24 Jan 2019 13:43:48
We have seen both Worrall and Walker in the first team and neither can hold a place down. Both are getting the game time they need to develop so I do not see what the issue is as nearly everyone thought it was a good call at the time and both players are benefitting from the decision?

7.) 24 Jan 2019 14:03:48
All of those comments ignore the point that three of the four central defenders are over 30 or injury prone. Worrall would have had games here for that reason. He's also a better player than Hefela and probably Fox (but less experienced).

And it isn't true that everyone though it was a good call to send Worrall out. Under Brian Clough he would have been here at Forest and learning from our staff and senior professionals.

8.) 24 Jan 2019 14:05:22
I bet Steven Gerrard is laughing at us. He has a £10M defender (yes we turned that down) without the fee and is allowing Worrall to bond with his club and staff while we struggle for defenderrs. Doh!

And yes, it is Karanka's fault.

9.) 24 Jan 2019 15:53:46
Hefele injury prone? He played 42 games (33 starts) for Huddersfield the year they went up and started all 38 games for Dresden the season before that. His only recent injury was last season sat on the Huddersfield bench. And it was a knee injury, nothing to do with his current achilles problem.

And Fox has started 70 games for Forest over the last two and a half seasons, even though he's been in and out of favour.

Injury prone, my arm.

10.) 24 Jan 2019 16:06:35
There are some very ageist old timers on this site!
Apart from the class of 92 you win nought with kids and our most successful teams always had some old heads at the back!
Apart from the goalkeepers Osborn Colback and Carvalho the rest of the squad have had injury spells and so have previous squads so how can that be the managers fault?

11.) 24 Jan 2019 16:06:47
How can it be Karanka's fault that defenders got injured and suspended, that is a ridiculous stretch Red.

If he hadn't loaned out players that were not getting any game time you would be moaning the other way. Maybe you could lend the new manager your crystal ball so he can get everything right for you.

12.) 24 Jan 2019 16:29:01
Darikwa Robinson janco Dias goncalves grabban cash yacob Watson and geddy and lolley,have been available all season in general barring the odd niggle.
So not just colback Osborn and calvahalo.
It's the central defenders that have been constantly injured,but that happens when you have players like Dawson heffle fox and Byram none of whom have managed a full season for years,so the manager is to blame by bring so many unfit players to the club and relying on them to stay fit for the season.
They all need disposing of as they are unreliable and the defence is forever changing.

13.) 24 Jan 2019 17:13:02
Hefela has had a bad injury in recent years. And Fox is over 30 as is Dawson. So I was right matey.

14.) 24 Jan 2019 17:51:02
Yes red cyclist all injury prone and need to be forgotten,keep Dawson on as coach with the youngsters,Worrall would have learnt so much from Dawson rather than going out on loan.

15.) 24 Jan 2019 17:51:04
Cyclists are always right 🤔 sorry I meant they always think they have right of way 🤷🏻‍♂️

16.) 24 Jan 2019 18:55:29
On year bike 2 tone😁
Only ride mine on the cycle tracks and canal sides and always get off when I see a hill,well wouldn't want to slow the traffic down.🤣🤣🤣

17.) 24 Jan 2019 22:13:47
I spend most of my time trying to dodge traffic. I live in the city 2tone so I have to obey the taxi driver law. Taxis always have right of way.

But Hefela has had a bad injury. He has another now. Fox is over 30. So is Dawson and Dawson was never going to play every game. So if Worrall is a better player or even as good as Hefela then developing him makes more sense than playing players whose value will only go down.


18.) 25 Jan 2019 15:09:04
Yea, all players over 30 are rubbish, injury prone and should be ditched posthaste. Good call.

Jack Colback will be 30 in October let's hope we don't sign him permanently. Yacob's getting on as well, 32 in the Summer. These players are dragging us down.

19.) 26 Jan 2019 21:23:14
Why are you pretending people say things they haven't Wonky?

The balance of the squad was wrong. Nobody said players can't be useful after 30. I suspect you are just trying to make a faux put-down because you were one of the Karanka lovers who were wrong and WE WERE RIGHT!

Yes, we were right. And the balance was wrong. As per above. MON is right.



10 Jan 2019 08:35:34
According to the local rag, Karanka's days are numbered.

1.) 10 Jan 2019 10:53:59
What a farce! If the owners knew what was good for them and the club, they would get behind Karanka and put whatever differences they have behind them. We aren't going to find a better manager who knows the league as well to replace him, just some nobody from the continent! Another foreign owner expecting instant success?

2.) 10 Jan 2019 18:42:09
maybe coincidence. rowett sacked by stoke, and talk of karanka leaving. wouldn't like to think rowett was up for the forest job.

3.) 10 Jan 2019 19:01:16
We aren't that unlucky😂😂😂

4.) 10 Jan 2019 19:09:31
Rowlett could always be a adviser to our owner as to which are the best trainers to wear. 😁

5.) 10 Jan 2019 19:42:08
Don’t laugh about rowett a lot of fans wanted him as manager.

6.) 10 Jan 2019 20:38:14
Don't tell us Sutton were you one of em?
As for having a laugh? hmm🤣🤣

7.) 10 Jan 2019 21:02:15
Sutton you have to admit the trainers were naff!

8.) 10 Jan 2019 21:52:55
Jeez we're train spotting now 🤣🤣🤣

9.) 10 Jan 2019 22:10:31
I would hang my head in shame if I was one of them,plenty of others were morning saying we’ve missed out on a very good manager after he’d done nothing at the previous clubs,other than nearly mess up promotion for Burton when he was there.




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14 Mar 2019 13:24:21
I love Roy Keane! What a great man to have on your side. I hope we scrape into the play-offs and go up then MON takes us into Europe then hands over to Keano for a third star on the shirt!

Not sure where that came from but I couldn't help it! :D

1.) 14 Mar 2019 14:37:37
Nurse !nurse !hes out of bed again !!!!🚑🚑

2.) 14 Mar 2019 18:03:55
"Oohhh Matron!!!"



02 Mar 2019 14:30:50
No hysterical posts about how Carvalho isn't starting the game today? Nobody freaking out because they think Watson is a terrible player and not fit to captain our great team?

Team selection bang on again. COYR!

1.) 02 Mar 2019 15:38:46
Helluva lot of fouls going on??

2.) 02 Mar 2019 15:40:27
Just saw the live txt. ☹️☹️

3.) 02 Mar 2019 15:48:29
We need this!!!
Derby are losing!!

4.) 02 Mar 2019 16:20:47
Carvalho on for Watson.👍

5.) 02 Mar 2019 16:34:51
Absolutely gutted.

6.) 02 Mar 2019 16:56:56
How many times must Carvalho fail before he's not on the bench? Guediora wasted the ball, having replaced our energy in midfield Yates. Management got it all wrong today. This was a team which showed no bite at all up front, before a ball was even kicked.

7.) 02 Mar 2019 17:55:15
AK wouldn't have lost that game, just for devilment.😁

8.) 02 Mar 2019 18:03:40
He wouldn't have won it either with his win percentage🤔

9.) 02 Mar 2019 20:36:22
Haha, so you agree.👍

10.) 02 Mar 2019 23:48:01
We can't beat the teams in the bottom half. Same old problem



06 Feb 2019 10:48:34
It is interesting to watch people who were so utterly convinced we were moving forwards with AK now deciding the club is in a mess and making a lot of poor signings.

If we were making such great progress how come suddenly the same squad with players added (apart from Fox) is a bunch of "duds"?

1.) 06 Feb 2019 13:52:38
The thing people forget is our squad in recent seasons has been thread bare, and has mainly been made up from free signings and loans. AK assembled a bigger squad, which was better than what we had. It was by no means full of world beating players, and I know some fans were angry that we weren't battering teams 4-0 each week, but AK had that team around the top 6, which is progress on where we have been in recent seasons. Now we have MON who is nothing more than a safe pair of hands to sit out 18 months, and RK who is just a liability, and shouldn't be around any first team. The squad has never been good enough for top 6 under the last 3 managers, this is not going to change over night. The sad fact remains we just need to let one manager have a go at building a decent team that can challenge at the top.

2.) 06 Feb 2019 16:30:52
What a ridiculous statement,”some fans weren’t happy because we weren’t battering teams 4-0 every week “some just wanted a bit of entertainment in our home games ,and to say Keane is a liability is also ridiculous , his managerial record ,maligned as it is , is actually equal to the so called proven manager karanka,,people tend to forget how heavily bankrolled karanka’s promotion year was at Middlesbrough by Steve Gibson , and if karanka finishes up with a managerial record anywhere near the so called safe pair of hands we have in at the moment I will be very surprised

3.) 06 Feb 2019 16:49:02
AK was beginning to get some loyalty and trust from the players and the fans, and a good spirit in the team, when the ground was swept away from under him by the owner. There is no indication yet that the same won't happen to MON/RK.

4.) 06 Feb 2019 18:38:49
If the results don’t come of course the same thing will happen anyone would think forest are the only club that sack people,

5.) 06 Feb 2019 21:30:22
You say ridiculous, but then qualify it by saying you want to be entertained each week. So to define being entertained that is beating the opposition comfortably each week, and thus rules out the scrappy odd goal wins? I'm sorry to say we don't have the squad for entertaining football, and haven't done so for a good few years.

As for the comment about RK'S managerial credentials, that's just outrageous! The man is such a liability, no other club has offered him a job in his own right, and seemingly you only take a punt on him if MON is there to keep him in check. I certainly would say RK has a management career of any note.

6.) 06 Feb 2019 22:17:50
Murdoch didn’t say I wanted to be entertained,said some on here, I got past the entertainment thing just want to win games now Rk got Sunderland promoted 1st job karanka got boro promoted what’s the difference?



01 Feb 2019 14:37:14
My mates and also his sister an ex girlfriend of mine's cousin is Married to Roy Keane. I'll try to get some inside information for you lot.

Mind you my Dad used to be mates with one of the coaching staff and the info I got from my Dad was useless but I can only try.

1.) 01 Feb 2019 15:18:42
Bit difficult to work out,

2.) 01 Feb 2019 15:45:12
Maybe you need to be a TrickCyclist.

3.) 01 Feb 2019 16:07:47
Burncross, basically he has someone in the know by way of a very tenuous link, if it is true off course, and they have no idea if any information will be given to them and it will most likely be a waste of time if they get any as it will be useless.

4.) 01 Feb 2019 17:12:09
Funnily enough LC I was just going to say the same thing.

5.) 01 Feb 2019 17:14:43
Thanks for clearing that up.👍😁

6.) 01 Feb 2019 20:52:56
Red cyclist, are you suffering from concussion? 🤣🤣🤣

7.) 01 Feb 2019 22:08:21
Well I know someone who knows somebody who knows pantillmon apparently his legs are stilts and are made out of paper and glue? 😁😂🤣

8.) 01 Feb 2019 21:13:13
R C seeking his 15 minutes of fame?
Don't tell him Elvis has just left the building!🤣🤣🤣



31 Jan 2019 17:12:22
So we have a CB, MF and striker. Apparently we are bringing in a winger, another defender and possibly ANOTHER striker. Busy again.

We really need to shift some players the other way or the squad will be overloaded with MFs and forwards (Cummings is back as well).

1.) 31 Jan 2019 17:34:17
Cummings to Luton.




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10 Jul 2019 12:18:33
Tyler Walker is a prolific goal scorer! A finisher like Tyler will get plenty of goals with the supply from those players. Players like that score at any level if they get the right supply.



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07 Jul 2019 15:14:53
Exactly Jacob and dare I say it Bridcutt are decent players. Maybe Walker is our striker with pace? :D.



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25 Mar 2019 09:16:49
I'd offer him £25K a week and £50K if we get promoted. Promise him a possible route to coaching if he ends his career at Forest. He is a good player for Yates to learn from and Yates emerging is going to save us millions...



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18 Feb 2019 13:56:02
LC. What I mean is if the ball is in the net, replay it. A replay would show any foul, whether the ball crossed the line, etc. Grabban's goal would have stood.



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17 Feb 2019 14:00:11
No. No limit. Just only use it on game deciding decisions. Only on Sending off, penalty and whether a goal is scored. All three of the 3 shockers would have been reviewed under that rule. Basically decisions that decide games should always be right!

At the same time, you can't start using it every time the whistle blows. But the decisions above should be right every time. Full stop!




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10 Jul 2019 12:14:43
Yes, very good at this level.



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10 Jul 2019 12:13:59
Tyler walker is a good finisher. With those players supplying him he could bang in 20 goals. In fact I could score 20 goals with those players supplying me.



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07 Jul 2019 15:18:43
As long as you are aware of the fact that all of you are wrong except when you agree with me then we will get along just fine.

Love you all x.



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23 Jun 2019 12:56:43
He's probably going to take a job as a head coach/manager. Stay cool folks.



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20 Jun 2019 14:54:21
Yes, I'm impressed with the England cricket team.