Nottingham Evening Post
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Aston Villa's victory over Birmingham City was the perfect present for Nottingham Forest, sent with love from Villa Park. Steve Bruce's side got the better of their struggling neighbours 1-0, with a goal gift-wrapped by former Reds star Henri Lansbury, who swung in the corner from which Gabby Agbonlahor bagged the winner. And for ex-Forest striker Stan Collymore, the win was extra special. While Villa remain Collymore's first love, the Reds still a hold a special place in his...
Nottingham Evening Post
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A Britt Assombalonga brace helped Nottingham Forest seal a crucial 3-2 victory over Reading at the City Ground, providing a shot in the arm for their hopes of survival. Sarah Clapson looks at what we learned from the match. 1. Britt's got talent Britt Assombalonga has had his critics this season. Some flat performances saw fans start to debate where he fell in the striker pecking order, particularly given the emergence of Ben Brereton. But those two goals against Reading showed exactly why...
Nottingham Evening Post
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More than 5,000 people took part in a St George's Day parade in Nottingham that organisers say may be the country's biggest.At noon today (Sunday, April 23) thousands flocked to the Forest Recreation Ground for a parade put together by the Radford Branch of The Royal Society of St George.Headed by riders from the Knights of Nottingham, people of all ages - and a few four-legged family members too - marched in front of waving onlookers to Nottingham city centre, ending underneath the country's...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Britt Assombalonga is proof of the value of fitness and belief, says Nottingham Forest boss Mark Warburton. The striker netted twice to take his tally for the season to 12 and more importantly help the Reds to three massive points against Reading on Saturday. It comes at the tail end of a frustrating season for the £5.5m front man, who has seen his efforts hampered by injury for much of the campaign. But Warburton revealed Assombalonga has been putting in the miles on the...
Nottingham Evening Post
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For Nottingham Forest, the bright light of optimism and hope continues to shine at the end of the tunnel. But they have not emerged from the darkness just yet. In the space of one dramatic afternoon at the City Ground, Mark Warburton's side somehow managed to deliver a performance that both suggested there are better, exciting times on the horizon and perfectly epitomised why they are struggling in the Championship in the first place. But, while the 3-2 scoreline is one that might have...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Aston Villa's victory over Birmingham City was the perfect present for Nottingham Forest, sent with love from Villa Park. Steve Bruce's side got the better of their struggling neighbours 1-0, with a goal gift-wrapped by former Reds star Henri Lansbury, who swung in the corner from which Gabby Agbonlahor bagged the winner. And for ex-Forest striker Stan Collymore, the win was extra special. While Villa remain Collymore's first love, the Reds still a hold a special place in his...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Mark Warburton has told his Nottingham Forest players: Now get the job done. The Reds gave themselves a huge boost in their relegation fight with an impressive 3-2 win over Reading at the City Ground, which lifted them three points clear of third-from-bottom Blackburn Rovers, with two Championship games left to play. Another exciting attacking performance albeit one that also included a hugely nervy finale provided fresh reason for optimism, when it comes to the...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Britt Assombalonga is proof of the value of fitness and belief, says Nottingham Forest boss Mark Warburton. The striker netted twice to take his tally for the season to 12 and more importantly help the Reds to three massive points against Reading on Saturday. It comes at the tail end of a frustrating season for the £5.5m front man, who has seen his efforts hampered by injury for much of the campaign. But Warburton revealed Assombalonga has been putting in the miles on the...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Former Nottingham Forest midfielder Henri Lansbury did his old club a big favour as he helped Aston Villa to victory in the West Midlands derby. Steve Bruce's Villa side got the better of rivals Birmingham City 1-0, to leave the Blues stuck below Forest in the Championship table. A draw at Villa Park would have moved Birmingham level on points with the Reds, though Mark Warburton's team have a better goal difference; a win would have taken City above Forest. Defeat, though, leaves them...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Former Nottingham Forest midfielder Henri Lansbury did his old club a big favour as he helped Aston Villa to victory in the West Midlands derby. Steve Bruce's Villa side got the better of rivals Birmingham City 1-0, to leave the Blues stuck below Forest in the Championship table. A draw at Villa Park would have moved Birmingham level on points with the Reds, though Mark Warburton's team have a better goal difference; a win would have taken City above Forest. Defeat, though, leaves them...
Nottingham Evening Post
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More than 5,000 people took part in a St George's Day parade in Nottingham that organisers say may be the country's biggest.At noon today (Sunday, April 23) thousands flocked to the Forest Recreation Ground for a parade put together by the Radford Branch of The Royal Society of St George.Headed by riders from the Knights of Nottingham, people of all ages - and a few four-legged family members too - marched in front of waving onlookers to Nottingham city centre, ending underneath the country's...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Mark Warburton has told his Nottingham Forest players: Now get the job done. The Reds gave themselves a huge boost in their relegation fight with an impressive 3-2 win over Reading at the City Ground, which lifted them three points clear of third-from-bottom Blackburn Rovers, with two Championship games left to play. Another exciting attacking performance albeit one that also included a hugely nervy finale provided fresh reason for optimism, when it comes to the...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Nottingham Evening Post
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A gripping encounter at the City Ground saw Nottingham Forest do their survival hopes the world of good as they got the better of promotion-chasing Reading, 3-2. And you can relive all the drama, and a crucial victory, by watching highlights of the match below. The Reds went into the game sat just one point above the relegation zone, but they eased the tension by storming into a three-goal lead. Having dominated the opening stages, they finally made it count as Britt Assombalonga netted...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Nottingham Evening Post
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Nottingham Forest fans have been having their say following the Reds' vital 3-2 victory over Reading. Mark Warburton's side eased a few nerves and boosted their hopes of avoiding the drop into League One by clinching three valuable points at the City Ground. But they certainly put supporters through the wringer along the way. A Britt Assombalonga brace and a strike from Mustapha Carayol had given the hosts a useful 3-0 cushion, but there was no time for fans to relax as two goals from...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Nottinghamshire's demolition of Sussex made it three wins out of three in the County Championship as they played with a mix of skill, exuberance and bad celebrations. Matt Davies reflects on the victory by an innings and 88 runs. As Nottinghamshire's players zipped around the field on Saturday, Stuart Broad and Luke Fletcher shouted into the stands to see if Nottingham Forest had won yet. It was a sight which highlighted how this is a team playing with the freedom and exuberance that comes...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Nottingham Forest are three points above the Championship relegation zone with two games to go after beating Reading 3-2 on Saturday. The Reds, who go to QPR next Saturday, took a huge step towards survival after their precious win at the City Ground was combined with Blackburn Rovers drawing 0-0 with Wolves. Forest moved up one place to 20 th as they climbed above free-falling Birmingham City, who face Aston Villa on Sunday in their first game under Harry Redknapp. Read more: Assombalonga...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Welcome to Sunday's LIVE Nottingham Forest blog. We'll have all the latest Reds news, rumours and reaction throughout the day. Recovered from yesterday yet? It was a dramatic afternoon at the City Ground as Forest bagged a crucial victory over Reading, courtesy of a Britt Assombalonga brace and a goal from Mustapha Carayol. But they did it the hard way letting a 3-0 lead slip as the Royals fought back to 3-2 and set up a nerve-wracking finale. Mark Warburton's side hung on,...
Nottingham Evening Post
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Nottingham Evening Post
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A nerve-wracking afternoon at the City Ground ended with Nottingham Forest clinching a crucial three points from a 3-2 victory over Reading. And you can watch Reds reporter Paul Taylor's video verdict on the match below. There was plenty to talk about after a game filled with drama and tension. Forest went into the match just one point above the relegation zone, but eased the pressure by taking a three-goal lead. Britt Assombalonga bagged a brace, scoring either side of half-time, and...
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Derby Telegraph
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Newcastle United took a giant step towards promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking without even kicking a ball. That is because both third-placed Reading and Huddersfield, who started the day in fourth, were beaten. It leaves Newcastle six points ahead of Reading, who have two games left, meaning if the Magpies get anything from Monday's home game with Preston they will be promoted. Reading's defeat came courtesy of Derby's rivals Nottingham Forest. Forest...
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