Mist Rolling in from the Trent

A Nottingham Forest blog with a concern for the wider game

You’ll Never Beat Des Walker – WIN A SIGNED DES WALKER ART PRINT

Des Walker joined Nottingham Forest as an apprentice in 1980 and made his debut for the club as an 18 year old in March 1984. He went on to become … Continue reading

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April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nottingham Forest Financial Review 2013-14

On the pitch the 2013-14 season for Nottingham Forest was again characterised by disappointment and change. After an awful run of form in the second half of the season, the … Continue reading

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March 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

NO LONG-TERM STRATEGY AS FOREST WASTE TIME AND MONEY / When Saturday Comes

It has been yet another traumatic week at Nottingham Forest. I shared my thoughts on the loss of Stuart Pearce, arrival of Dougie Freedman and the sad state of the … Continue reading

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February 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

What does a transfer embargo really mean for Nottingham Forest?

So, we all knew that a transfer embargo was heading our way but what does it actually mean in practical terms for the club? Whilst the embargo is in place … Continue reading

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December 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Who Are We? – A Supporter Consultation Evening

Last night I joined a small group of other season ticket holders for a consultation meeting. The idea behind the meeting was to build bridges with season ticket holders and … Continue reading

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October 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

NON LEAGUE: WHERE EVERY FAN MATTERS / The Inside Left

Over recent years I have developed a growing admiration and enjoyment of non-league football. As part of The Inside Left’s build up to Non League Day I try to explain … Continue reading

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September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

FAN’S EYE VIEW: FOREST 2-0 BLACKPOOL / Seat Pitch

The anticipation around Stuart Pearce’s first competitive match in charge of Nottingham Forest was immense and the day did not disappoint. In my Fan’s Eye View for Seat Pitch I … Continue reading

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August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Accounting Treatment for Transfers and FFP

In the light of recent activity at Nottingham Forest and statements from the owner I thought I would write a short piece to clarify the way that transfer activity is … Continue reading

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August 7, 2014 · 3 Comments

What’s in a Name?

Last night I appeared on two Notts TV evening news bulletins to talk about the rumoured renaming of the City Ground. As these are not available online I thought that … Continue reading

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July 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

A RETURN TO INNOCENCE: SUPPORTING FOREST / The Inside Left

There was a time when childish enthusiasm was all that was needed. Having supported Nottingham Forest as man and boy, however,  I now experience an internal conflict between a romantic … Continue reading

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July 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Summer Break?

It is June 6th. The Championship season came to a close just two weeks ago when QPR secured promotion through the playoff final, whilst Forest played their final game of … Continue reading

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June 9, 2014 · 2 Comments

Shaping the Future: A Vision for Nottingham Forest under Stuart Pearce

With another season coming to a close in slightly disappointing fashion at the City Ground and another new manager preparing to walk through the door it seems appropriate to take … Continue reading

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May 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Book Review: Fan by Danny Rhodes

The opening chapter of Fan, the new novel from Grantham born author Danny Rhodes, made me feel like this might be a book for Nottingham Forest fans of a certain … Continue reading

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April 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

2012-13 East Midlands Football Financial Review

Now that all 3 of the East Midlands Championship clubs have posted financial results for the year 2012-13 I thought I would continue my series of financial articles by reviewing … Continue reading

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April 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

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