Tag Archives: Nottingham Forest

Seeing a Game at Nottingham Forest FC

August 1, 2021

Nottingham Forest has emerged from the wilderness of English football and is back in the Premier League. So here's a look at what it's like to see a game at their City Ground. An older version of this post, written in 2016, started out this way: "If you knew nothing of English soccer, and you…

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The East Midlands Derby, Nottingham Forest vs Derby County

February 24, 2021

As with many English football derbies, proximity is the main reason for the dislike between Derby County and Nottingham Forest, who share the East Midlands Derby. (Above photo from BrianClough.com) But these two clubs, whose stadiums are less than 20 miles apart, also share two unique features among soccer derbies in England: each club’s greatest-ever…

Exterior of City Ground, home of Nottingham Forest FC

English Soccer Game Day:
Nottingham Forest vs. Fulham

January 10, 2019

If you knew nothing of English soccer, and you happened to come into contact with Nottingham Forest Football Club today, you might come to think their history began in about 1977 and essentially ended sometime around 1990. And these days, you might further conclude, fans of the club get together once a week or so…

Planning a Trip to Watch English Soccer? Consider Staying in Nottingham

September 28, 2018

If you are headed over to England to see some soccer games, consider staying in the city of Nottingham. Here is a photo tour of the place, which makes a great hub for groundhopping explorations. At least, this is what I managed to see of it in a couple of walks. I spent basically one…

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