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22 May 2018 20:41:44
In a Paul Taylor article he suggested Forest are looking at major refurbishment of the City Ground or even a new stadium. Can anyone shed any light on this one.

Retford Red

1.) 22 May 2018 21:08:42
Just hope its not a "light in a shed??"😉😉
Bob hope and no hope of anyone on here knowing more😂😂😂

2.) 22 May 2018 21:13:30
He's probably struggling for factual information. He needs us to keep buying the NP after all.



13 May 2018 12:41:55
Carlo and Sutton make a good point over Evtimovs lack of opportunity at Forest. If memory serves me well he made one mistake v Wednesday in a game that he had otherwise done well in and that was him done, banished never to return. Think back how many mistakes Smith was making fairly regularly and it does seem tough on the lad to never be given another chance imo. Having said that Pants is by far the best option out of the current bunch and I hope AK can land him for next season.

Danny Fox as had an excellent season beside Figueiredo and was my choice for POY but we still need a big strong kick and head it centre half at the side of Fig if we are ever going to stop the set piece mayhem that as cost us dear all season. Why not push Foxy forward into the midfield anchor role were his lack of height would not matter as much and his good passing range could be a plus with his natural defensive instincts covering the back four. It could also save the club a lot of dosh, eg Colback. U REDS.

Retford Red

1.) 14 May 2018 12:10:06
People say look how jl is now at Newcastle and say we should of kept him.maybe he’s grown into that player because of the Newcastle staff and more importantly playing with better players.the same will happen to Worrall he will go to a better club and the staff will bring him in better than what the forest staff will.jl looked shocking and times for it and at best average



12 May 2018 21:48:50
Carlo and Sutton make a very valid point about Evtimov. I have often thought the lad deserves a better chance to prove himself considering how long he as been at the club. If memory serves me he made one mistake against Sheffield Wednesday and gone, discarded to be forgotten. Smith made many mistakes but was never treat in the way that Evtimov as been. Really hope AK gives him that chance before sending on his way as I think he might surprise a lot of people. Pantillimon is still the pick of our current crop though. U REDS.

Retford Red

1.) 12 May 2018 22:30:59
Just shows how things are because Pantillimon has been guilty of some poor mistakes.

2.) 12 May 2018 22:49:03
Retford can't remember Smith making many mistakes and he kept us up last season v Ipswich. Hasn't done much wrong and suddenly he's 3rd choice.I feel sorry for him,very unlucky imo.Hopefully he 'll keep working and prove AK wrong. Must be a bit demotivatedthough but he's young and will bounce back.

3.) 12 May 2018 23:57:16
Let's forget about the young lads please karanka wants experience he's not got long to get forest up and the big risk of him taking this job if he doesn't his managerial career will be having one big set back

4.) 12 May 2018 23:59:43
And ain't that the truth Carlo.
They say never get beaten at your near post? And yet he does.
But he can hoof it and does.

5.) 13 May 2018 10:39:57
Not impressed with Kapino.

6.) 13 May 2018 17:42:37
Smith and Kapino just need experience. Both are sill young especially for keepers and though Kapino played regularly in Championship season for Olympiakos and has played for Greek national team and in Champions league he is in a new country and doesn’t speak much English yet but I think given time he could be decent, I feel he looked ok with crosses and shot stopping but his control of area lacked and communication but that may be a language issue which can improve. Karanka said he liked Smith but he needs more experience. I would like to see Kapino stay and be back up next season and Smith maybe go on loan to league one for a season.

7.) 13 May 2018 18:00:25
Hoofing is better than the poor distribution from Smith is it not?how many times did smith put us under pressure after poor passes out from the back?but I suppose that’s the way barca and city play isn’t it?

8.) 13 May 2018 20:02:14
Sutton we don't play that type of football under Karanka,so Smith's distribution wouldn't be a problem.
When your hoofing it to a young lad up fr0nt with an ageing midfield behind an 40 yards away,even if he wins it??
Guess what happens??
It comes straight back.🤔🤔



08 May 2018 13:06:50
Like many other Reds I will be waiting to hear Tuesdays decision on the players informed they have no future here under AK. Brutal honesty makes me think that figure will be high. We are not good enough and we have not been good enough for far to long so I hope AK will be ruthless and work towards a new squad and a new start by off loading those not up to it. They have had their chance. That said, it could as difficult if not more so to move some of these on because of the stupid contracts dished out by his predecessor. AK as one hell of a difficult task ahead because Marinakis will want the decks clearing of as much deadwood as possible before adding to an already top heavy squad as the manager aims for his twenty three player limit. Best of British there then boss. U REDS.

Retford Red

1.) 08 May 2018 16:21:16
I am sure he will be ruthless and one or two surprises in the out going department. He will stick with the youngsters who have been out on loan as he will need to have them to top up his 22/23 preferred size squad?

2.) 08 May 2018 22:28:14
If you remember rightly retford .
Warbo only signed
And dowell loan.
Only one was a given a contract too long for his age?
Murphy?on that we all agree.
The rest of the squad was inherited so you can't lay the blame squarely at warbo's door.

Karanka bought in ten only two good enough and that's figs and watson and the the occasional flash from Billy bunter
By playing Worrall we've attracted bids of 12 million, which is twice what he spent on players.

3.) 09 May 2018 05:48:22
Ff799, on your list that means Murphy given too long a contract, Darikwa will stay as will Bridcutt. The rest will be gone, and Warburton had longer than Karanka to access the squad before a transfer window came around.

All our managers have had different ideas so inherited players they do not want.

4.) 08 May 2018 11:45:33
What is it with people worshipping Warburton, he WAS garbage.

5.) 11 May 2018 15:16:33
Lolley isn’t good enough???? You mental!? Best Jan deal in years!!!!!! Think Colback was a solid signing in Jan from AK too! Only Dejagah and Fuentes who didn’t really perform out of AKs Jan signings though Tomlin and Geddy have been up and down but both played part in last 10 games especially Tomlin.
Out of Warbs signings only Dowell and maybe Darwinkwa were any good really. maybe Bridcutt. McKay did exactly what Rangers fans said and started brilliant and then nose dived horribly!



06 May 2018 20:41:00
Thankfully that ends another pretty grim season for Forest fans. Now AK will be given the opportunity to ship out and ship in the players that he wants with time to do it this time. Two positives are we were safe and not scratching around for points on the last game like last season. The other positive was that Marinakis got it right and told Warburton to do one before he got us relegated. U REDS.

Retford Red

1.) 06 May 2018 21:06:50
According to Ff799 it was not Warburton that was to blame, either he was hard of hearing or he was lied to.

The present manager is not guaranteed to succeed, but whatever happens Ff799 gets to be happy, either he says i told you so, or it feels good to be wrong.




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20 Sep 2018 20:54:07
Badly needed win for all concerned last night, well done. The back four now looks as good as we have had for a long time. Thrilled for Carvalho and Grabban, got the monkey off their backs with the goals, now watch them go. But must say Jack Colback was my MOM. Flash he is not, but his contribution in front of a solid back four was top drawer. I would like to see him paired with the very unlucky Liam Bridcutt at some stage as I think that pair of pocket rockets would really ruffle some opposing feathers. Must now beat Rotherham to make last night count. U REDS.

Retford Red

1.) 21 Sep 2018 07:06:18
We have Yacob now Retford. I think we'll be looking to offload Bridcutt in Jan.

2.) 21 Sep 2018 12:21:02
I can not remember seeing Yacob play, is he better than Bridcutt?

3.) 21 Sep 2018 13:31:07
Yacob and Hatch are tall midfielders with Yacob a solid DM, Hatch a bit more on the creative side. They will do a job for us when injuries pile up and things get tough, but I can still see a role for Bridcutt, depends if AK feels the same about him.



26 Aug 2018 12:10:48
Lots of early energy from 27000 crowd just wasted by an awful inept showing. I want AK to suceed but to put it in simple terms, if you have a back four, plus two defensive midfielders, throw in a goalkeeper, that's seven out of your eleven thinking defensivlely. This against a team that had not scored away and short on confidence just allows them to build some optimism and gain a foothold in the match and we saw the outcome. I fear it will never happen but wouldn't it be great to see us attack teams particularly at home with TWO strikers instead of two defensive midfielders. Points make prizes. U REDS.

Retford Red

1.) 26 Aug 2018 15:49:41
Think most of us would like to see a more offensive line up,but it won't happen and will ultimately cost him his job.
Yesterday's line up at kick off only contained four players capable of scoring a goal,you can't win football matches putting out so few,especially when our defence leaks goals for fun

2.) 26 Aug 2018 16:02:27
Spot on RR cudnt agree more



15 Aug 2018 21:40:21
Well done Luke Steele, some debut. Not many keepers anywhere in the world can make a debut, concede eight goals and win and even score into the bargain. On top of that vital penalty saves made it the most memorable debut your likely to see. Looks like the man to challenge Pants.

Retford Red

1.) 15 Aug 2018 22:17:01
That has to be made a Quiz Night question.



31 May 2018 22:39:29
Dont really like even giving that crowd down the road a mention but I think the appointment of Frank Lamb part will end badly for the sheep. FFP will surely take its toll as it did on us, players will be sold and the new manager who as landed the role on name only will find the situation difficult especially if Vydra is sold to balance the books. Our time is coming and I can't wait for the bleeting to start. U REDS.

Retford Red

1.) 01 Jun 2018 09:49:40
Retford Red and can you believe that Jermaine Jenas thinks that it is a good appointment!? Makes me think that these pundits are all peeing in the same pot! Pure greed or maybe free masons!?

2.) 01 Jun 2018 10:00:51
Sgetty perhaps Jermaine is thinking as a forest fan

3.) 01 Jun 2018 10:02:02
JJ could be saying it tongue in cheek- it’s a good appointment for forest fans??

4.) 01 Jun 2018 10:33:09
You probably right lads. Irony is not usually missed by me !

5.) 01 Jun 2018 21:27:51
Never judge a book by its cover?
Personally I think he seems to nice to be a manager?
But you don't know till they try?
Good players don't always become good managers,but he's got it in his blood and might surprise??
Let's hope not in the sheep dip. 😂😂



07 May 2018 13:56:40
Creepy, your posts are fine mate, some of the best on here.

Retford Red

1.) 07 May 2018 23:15:41
Much appreciated Retford. Just like to give a fans perspective because I do wonder at times what game the Radio and Post reporters are watching




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10 Mar 2017 16:35:03
Tomorrow, I would be tempted to go 4411 with Smith, Lichaj, Worrall, Fox, Pinnilos, Pereira, Mancienne, Cohen, Traore, Clough, Brereton. Subs McCormack, Osbourne, Cash, Caryol, Assambalonga, Mills, Evtimov. Pereira and Traore both named as fullbacks but I think both are good at getting forward but still have that defensive side when needed. Gboly Ariyibi would be my wild card pick as what I have seen of him he looks very good. And it could be Vaughan instead of either Cash or Caryol if you need to go for a stronger defensive squad.

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14 Jan 2017 12:58:34
If Forest loose at Brum I think Jack Lester will be put in charge as caretaker. I think he would do a good job and even land it full time. Would make sense as the queue for new manager won't be very long I fear. He knows and values the youngsters and would provide the team with shape and motivation.

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19 Jan 2018 16:55:33
Rodwell on sixty grand a week. Enough said I think Bosun.

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04 Dec 2017 11:04:36
So in Warburton you trust. Why don't I believe you. He is not fit to lace Dougie Freedmans bootlaces. The man who had no money to spend, could only bring in frees or loans but still kept us up. This man who you trust as already spent millions on players who are not up to it, fact.

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10 Mar 2017 15:41:30
Another Forest fan told me he had seen a report saying Villa had him on £52,000 a week. Even if we are only paying half of that it seems crazy to have him as a bench warmer with his record.

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