Another new year, another new manager - Aitor Karanka departs #nffc: Forest Ramble Podcast, January 2019
In January’s Forest Ramble Podcast, we reel from the news of Aitor Karanka’s departure and look at the effect it had on the team (not a good one, if the last few weeks’ results have been anything to go by). Rich Ferraro, Steven Toplis, the Maradona Of The Midlands and Baz review recent results, digest defensive deficiencies and contemplate the club’s contingency plans.
Nottingham Forest 0-1 Bristol City: mini match report
After a disappointing first match in charge for Martin O'Neill, Baz looks at the tactics employed against Bristol City and what went wrong on the day.
Martin O'Neill: one loss, one win, one season? Forest Ramble Podcast EXTRA, January 2019
In this Forest Ramble Podcast Extra, your intrepid reporters consider the romantic appointment of Martin O’Neill, and his prospects of being the Reds manager this time next year (don’t say you hadn’t thought about it).
Nottingham Forest 2-1 Brentford: mini match report (with Soundcloud and Youtube links)
Another win for Forest at home under Martin O'Neill, and another missed penalty for Lewis Grabban. With transfer business concluded. Baz reviews the personnel and tactics used by MON, with particular mentions for Leo Bonatini, Alex Milosevic, Ryan Yates and Lewis Grabban, and a prediction about Forest's style of play under the new manager.
Six points off the play-offs - thanks ref! Forest Ramble Podcast, February 2019 (video version)
In February’s Forest Ramble, Rich Ferraro, Steven Toplis and the Maradona Of The Midlands discuss the circumstances that have clearly cost the Reds six points this season, making the difference between the play-off places and mid-table obscurity; do these things really even themselves out over the course of a season?