This article originally appears in issue 12 of the independent Nottingham Forest quarterly fanzine Bandy & Shinty in May 2019 For me, it has been a period of discovery of … Continue reading
This article originally appeared in issue 11 of the independent Nottingham Forest quarterly fanzine Bandy & Shinty in February 2019 “An author should be in among the crowd, kicking their … Continue reading
This interview first appeared in issue 7 of the independent Nottingham Forest quarterly fanzine Bandy & Shinty in February 2018 Frank Clark has done it all at Nottingham Forest. … Continue reading
There are 17 acknowledged “Miracle Men”, all of them equal heroes, but one of them first.
Journalist and presenter Jacqui Oatley MBE has for many people been the face of women’s football in England. She kindly took some time out of her busy schedule to talk to about how the game has developed in recent years and where it might be going.
John Robertson calls him the greatest Nottingham Forest player. Ian Storey-Moore returns the compliment. Here he talks about his career player, coach and scout and reflects on the changes in football over that time.
The conclusion to the 1988/89 First Division season was probably the most exciting of any in my lifetime and Amy Lawrence’s “in their own words” account of that game and the events that led to it was in its own way as thrilling as the final game itself.
The coronavirus crisis has offered us a lot of opportunity to reflect. We have wondered whether there are better ways to work, better ways to live. Some of us continue to wonder whether there is a better way to do football and with the EFL, in particular, facing a need for radical reform maybe our moment has come.
The whole case for technology seems to be based on money. Excitement, passion and the live experience are all being sacrificed for the illusion of accuracy, even when that accuracy remains elusive and spurious.
I went to the AGM of the Nottingham Forest Supporters’ Trust last night. I stepped down off the board because I just had too many other commitments all piling up … Continue reading
In 1921 the Football Association banned women from playing football. During the First World War, women had stepped comfortably into many roles that had previously been inaccessible to them and … Continue reading
In Issue 6 of Bandy & Shinty Paul Severn wrote eloquently about the way that the interaction between Twitter and the wider Forest community brought about some life changing events. … Continue reading
It was Eric Barnes, as the last millennium was drawing to a close, who said that he wanted to “put the Nottingham back into Nottingham Forest”. The club signed Julian … Continue reading