Is Evangelos Marinakis a magnate for trouble? Forest Ramble Podcast, April 2018
In April's Forest Ramble podcast, we discuss whether Aitor Karanka can bring success to the City Ground, we look at whether we can learn any lessons from the good old days, and we wonder whether our shipping magnate is merely attracting trouble.
Cash Converters: Forest Ramble Podcast, March 2018
What a difference a month (and a manager) can make. If we thought it was going to be like turning an oil tanker, Aitor Karanka makes it look easy, with Cash and Lolley getting rich pickings.
Rich Ferraro is joined by Steven Toplis and the Maradona of the Midlands to discuss the last month's action on and off the pitch (hello Macron), with contributions from Baz eighteensixtyfive and the Forest Ramble Sketch from Jeremy Davies.
Ruthless Reds boss purges players after Preston palaver: Forest Ramble, February 2018
In February's bumper Forest Ramble podcast, we discuss the incoming and outgoing players (including Ben Watson - will he, won't he?) and their merits; we also look at Karanka's style and review his first month as manager; Jeremy Davies returns with his monthly sketch, Steven Toplis has a rant, and Rich Ferraro and the Maradona Of The Midlands make lots of Lolley puns (don't give us too much stick).
Get Eric a dog: Nottingham Forest 4 - 2 Arsenal & Karanka is the new manager: Forest Ramble Podcast EXTRA, January 2018
After a memorable evening on the banks of the Trent, capping off a fine weekend of FA Cup action, we look back on 24 hours at the City Ground which saw Forest defeat Premier League Arsenal, and Aitor Karanka take the reigns as the new Reds manager.
The 2017 Forest Ramble Awards: Forest Ramble Podcast EXTRA, January 2018
After yet another turbulent year at the City Ground ends with the sacking of Mark Warburton and his management team, we look back at 2017 and choose our award winners in the following categories:
- Most important #nffc moment of the year
- Forest manager of the year (there were three to choose from!)
- Best signing of 2017
- Young player of the year
- Forest player of 2017
Dismal December sees Warburton and Weir wave goodbye: Forest Ramble Podcast, January 2018
The New Year begins with a new visit to the managerial merry go-round as a miserable month sees Warburton and Weir wave goodbye to the City Ground, paying the price for a Dismal December.
We wonder who the new gaffer might be and what impact this could have on the team, in the last Forest Ramble Podcast of 2017.
Utterly, utterly predictable: Forest Ramble Podcast, December 2017
In December's Forest Ramble, RF is joined by the Maradona Of The Midlands, Baz Eighteensixtyfive and Jeremy Davies to discuss Warburton, Warnock, and (Tyler) Walker. We go from the sublime to the ridiculous by mentioning Pep Guardiola and Gary Megson, and also sing The Ballad of Benny Osborn*.
Diff'rent Strokes: Forest Ramble Podcast, November 2017
A Hallowe'en horror show saw the Royals rip the Reds apart, ending a mixed month for Mark Warburton, and adding to the fears of the fickle Forest fans. We also have reaction as the Kings of Nottingham take apart Queen's Park Rangers in November's Forest Ramble Podcast.
The case for the defence: Forest Ramble, October 2017
October's Forest Ramble podcast sees Rich Ferraro, Steven Toplis and the Maradona Of The Midlands discuss Forest's continuing problems at the back, in the middle, and the issue of balance up front. Plus Jeremy Davies returns with the Forest Ramble Sketch.
Ahead of schedule: Forest Ramble, September 2017
The podders discuss the last month's goings-on at The City Ground - talking tactics, team selections and transfers, and looking at the questions of performances v results. In a break with tradition, we don't really need to talk about off-pitch matters.