When will Notts County’s season end?

Notts County will be fresher for their trip to Havant & Waterlooville on Saturday, after Tuesday night’s home fixture against Bromley was postponed. The referee and groundstaff assessed the pitch ahead of the game at 6:30pm as heavy rain passed over Meadow Lane, and deemed the surface unplayable. Notts were hoping to go five unbeaten […]

Olympiacos, Brexit and an opportunity for Nottingham Forest’s young stars

Much has been made of the impact Brexit might have on British clubs’ transfer business in the coming years. Nottingham Forest are reportedly looking to bring AFC Bournemouth’s Dan Gosling to the City Ground on loan, and now lead the race for Peterborough United winger Siriki Dembélé after Fulham dropped out. Though Forest brought in […]

A Look at the Nottingham Forest Academy

Much has been made of the success of Nottingham Forest’s Nigel Doughty Academy. Sales of academy products have propped Forest up financially over the last few years, notably those of Oliver Burke (RB Leipzig, ~£13m), Ben Brereton (Blackburn, ~£7m) and, most recently, 19/20 Player of the Season Matty Cash (Aston Villa, ~£16m). Burke has since […]

Heading in or out?

In October 2019, a University of Glasgow study revealed that former footballers are three-and-a-half times more likely to die from dementia caused by heading the ball. Since then, the Scottish Football Association has moved to ban children under 12 from heading in training, with the English FA following suit in February 2020. The FA says […]

Is the FA Cup dying?

Jurgen Klopp has come in for criticism after announcing he will not attend Liverpool’s FA Cup fourth-round replay against Shrewsbury Town, during the World and European champions’ winter break. The 52-year-old has also stated that no senior players will be involved, and that Under-23s manager Neil Critchley will lead the side at Anfield on February […]