Nottingham Evening Post
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With the aid of images from Picturethepast, we turn the spotlight on Carlton. DAVID LOWE reports.Travelling along the main roads into Carlton, it's hard to imagine that this congested urban environment was once a Viking settlement or that an open brook ran down the main street until 1894.At the time of the Domesday Book in 1086, Carlton was part of Sherwood Forest. In 1349, the Black Death devastated the area and it became a target for an infamous group of outlaws called the Coterel gang.In...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Nottingham Forest have sold five-times as many season tickets compared with this time a year ago. Reds fans have snapped up around 5,000 of the newly branded season cards following the takeover by Greek businessman Evangelos Marinakis. This time a year ago, following a season of struggle under Fawaz Al Hasawi and the club emerging from a transfer embargo, Forest hadn't managed to break the 1,000 barrier. In his first statement as new owner, 49-year-old Marinakis revealed supporters could...
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Welcome to Saturday's live Nottingham Forest coverage.The Reds might not be in action but there is still plenty happening as we head into play-off final weekend.Today, there's the small matter of the FA Cup final at Wembley between Arsenal and Chelsea before Monday's big Championship final between Reading and Huddersfield, sandwiched either side of Exeter vs Blackpool in the League Two clash.Look out for Kenny Burns' latest thoughts throughout Saturday as the Reds legend offers his thoughts on...
Nottingham Evening Post
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More than 60 nurses have been hired a month after Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) NHS Foundation Trust launched a bid to recruit 140 extra workers.The campaign launched on April 25, with a dedicated assessment day when existing nursing staff met potential new recruits and told them about working at the trust.The vacancies are for 'Band 5' nurses, which have a salary of between £22,128 and £28,746 a year.SFH, which manages King's Mill Hospital, Newark Hospital and Mansfield Community...
Nottingham Evening Post
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The latest edition of our Nottingham Forest podcast sees focus turn to Jorge Grant and his future at the City Ground. Sarah Clapson and Leigh Curtis discuss what Reds boss Mark Warburton's plans might be for the midfielder and whether he could earn a place in the Forest first-team. The Reds are understood to have offered Grant a three-year deal, following his impressive loan spell at Notts County but with the Magpies keen to have him back at Meadow Lane and Wigan Athletic also...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Sky Sports have produced an ultimate league table for the last 50 years and it has Nottingham Forest finishing above Derby County. Here, the Post looks at five reasons why Forest are indeed a bigger club than their arch rivals. Every fan thinks their club is bigger than that of their arch rivals. That is the case with Derby County is seems. Earlier this week, our friends at the Derby Telegraph published five reasons why they think the Rams are bigger than the Reds. That was in response to...
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David Vaughan expects Nottingham Forest's new kids on the block to keep the senior pros on their toes once again next season. The 34-year-old midfielder has just signed a new one-year deal with the Reds to keep him at the City Ground next season. And, having seen the likes of Joe Worrall, Matty Cash, Ben Brereton and Jordan Smith impress in the first team this season, the former Wales international knows he and the rest of the more experienced players in the squad will have...
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Nottingham Forest had the best record in the Championship for blooding youngsters into the first-team last season. The Reds gave players under the age of 22 more minutes on the pitch than any of their rivals in the second tier. According to figures from Ipswich Town's academy, Forest youngsters, both on loan and contracted to the club, featured for a total of 13,314 minutes almost 3,000 minutes more than Barnsley, who were second placed in the list. On the opening day of the...
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Britt Assombalonga could be hard to keep hold of by Nottingham Forest. The 24-year-old striker is under contract with the Reds until 2021, after signing a new five-year deal at the City Ground less than a year ago. But his impressive strike-rate for Forest in the Championship is likely to make him a target for rival clubs this summer and former Reds defender Des Lyttle thinks that could make it difficult for his old club to keep their £5.5m star man. Read more: Five...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Nottingham Evening Post
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Britt Assombalonga could be hard to keep hold of by Nottingham Forest. The 24-year-old striker is under contract with the Reds until 2021, after signing a new five-year deal at the City Ground less than a year ago. But his impressive strike-rate for Forest in the Championship is likely to make him a target for rival clubs this summer and former Reds defender Des Lyttle thinks that could make it difficult for his old club to keep their £5.5m star man. Read more: Five...
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Keep the crowd quiet and then they'll turn on their own team. For so long, that was the message from opposition managers when they brought their team to Nottingham Forest's City Ground. Reds fans were famed for their lack of patience and ability to turn on their team if things were not going their way early on in games. But things could be changing a more positive environment is being created, and it was all born out of one of the most frustrating seasons in Forest's...
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With a European Cup winner for a father, sporting prowess is in the genes of Jenny Gunn's family - and the England cricketer is determined to add more silverware to the mantelpiece when the ICC Women's World Cup gets underway on home soil next month. Born six years after dad Bryn lifted the trophy with Nottingham Forest in 1980, it was cricket, not football, that turned the head of young Gunn, going on to become a record-breaking bowler for England at the crease. As the country's all-time...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Keep the crowd quiet and then they'll turn on their own team. For so long, that was the message from opposition managers when they brought their team to Nottingham Forest's City Ground. Reds fans were famed for their lack of patience and ability to turn on their team if things were not going their way early on in games. But things could be changing a more positive environment is being created, and it was all born out of one of the most frustrating seasons in Forest's...
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Nottingham Evening Post
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We've got Notts County covered in our latest Magpies podcast 'Two for Joy'. Our Notts man Leigh Curtis has his say on all of the major talking points at Meadow Lane, from new signing Terry Hawkridge to Elliott Hewitt and Haydn Hollis both signing new deals with the club and the possibility of another new player arriving on Friday. Leigh also talks in depth about Magpies owner Alan Hardy's desire to tap into Nottingham Forest's trove of young talent, following the success of Jorge...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Notts County chairman Alan Hardy has admitted he would like to sign Nottingham Forest's Jorge Grant, and says he would like to strengthen relations with the Reds in his latest Post column. As you will probably have seen, Jorge Grant is a player we admire greatly at Notts County. He was a huge favourite last season not just because of his performances, his goals and assists, but the way he conducted himself around the club. He was a credit to Nottingham Forest because he is one of those...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Notts County owner Alan Hardy says he would love to buy Nottingham Forest's Jorge Grant, but is unsure of Mark Warburton's plans for the playmaker. The Magpies chairman is willing to fund a move for the in-demand midfielder, who scored six goals in 17 games for the Magpies after arriving on loan from the City Ground in January. Forest have the option of extending Grant's contract by another 12 months, but have been so impressed by his performances they have put a three-year...
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If Nottingham Forest want to pursue right-back James Tavernier this summer, it seems they would have to shell out a sizeable sum. According to the Daily Record, Rangers are understood to have circulated a list of their available players to English clubs, along with their suggested price tags. Pedro Caixinha is looking to put his own stamp on the squad he inherited from Reds manager Mark Warburton, and that includes getting 11 players off the wage bill. Tavernier is said to be among them,...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Notts County chairman Alan Hardy has admitted he would like to sign Nottingham Forest's Jorge Grant, and says he would like to strengthen relations with the Reds in his latest Post column. As you will probably have seen, Jorge Grant is a player we admire greatly at Notts County. He was a huge favourite last season not just because of his performances, his goals and assists, but the way he conducted himself around the club. He was a credit to Nottingham Forest because he is one of those...
Nottingham Evening Post
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The disappointment of last season has quickly been forgotten, to be replaced by a much more optimistic mood at Nottingham Forest. The completion of Evangelos Marinakis' takeover of the club, the impressive season ticket sales and the promising signs under boss Mark Warburton means there is much for Reds fans to get excited about, heading into the new campaign. And while there is the hope Forest can do much better next year, there are some players for whom this could be a big season at the...
Derby Telegraph
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Arsenal teenager Krystian Bielik is the latest player to be linked with a move to Derby County this summer. The 19-year-old defender could be sent out on loan by the Gunners next season and the Rams are reported to be interested, along with rivals Nottingham Forest and Norwich City. So, what more do we know about the Poland Under-21 international? TRANSFER TALK: Rams linked with Arsenal teenagerBielik signed for Arsenal from Legia Warsaw for £2.4m in 2015. He has made two first-team...
Derby Telegraph
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Derby County are interested in signing Arsenal defender Krystian Bielik on loan, according to reports.The Gunners are ready to loan out the Poland Under-21 international next season, reports ESPN.The Rams are said to be keen, with rivals Nottingham Forest and Norwich City also being linked.Bielik joined Arsenal from Polish side Legia Warsaw in 2015 for £2.4m and has made two first-team appearances in the EFL Cup.Krystian BielikThe 19-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at...