Jake Taylor leaves Nottingham Forest for League Two side

Midfielder Jake Taylor has left Nottingham Forest on a permanent deal, joining Port Vale. Taylor spent a successful 19/20 campaign at Vale Park and has rejoined interim manager Danny Pugh’s side midway through their League Two season. He’s signed a three-and-a-half year contract, reinforcing the club’s faith in the young, Mancunian midfielder. The Valiants sit […]

Isaac Hutchinson leaves Derby on loan to League Two high-flyers

Derby County U23s midfielder Isaac Hutchinson has moved on loan to League Two side Forest Green Rovers. The former Brighton academy prospect will spend the rest of the season at the New Lawn, where Mark Cooper’s side have been enjoying a promising campaign. Rovers sit third in League Two at time of writing, behind Newport […]

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 […]

Notts County v Maidenhead United – Five things we learned

Notts County lost 3-2 to Maidenhead United after making four COVID-enforced changes to slip to seventh in the Vanarama National League. Michael Callander identifies five details from Saturday’s defeat. 1. Enforced changes causing problems? Notts were forced into making four changes after COVID tests ruled four players out of the running for Saturday’s game. It’s […]

Notts County Player Ratings v Maidenhead United – 17/10/20 – Vanarama National League

Notts County went down 3-2 at home to Maidenhead United on Saturday, having led 2-1 at half-time. Jimmy Knowles and Ruben Rodrigues’ first goals for the club were outweighed by a first-half Sam Barratt brace and Danilo Orsi in the second. ______ Starting XI Sam Slocombe – Held a couple of decent efforts at points, […]