Nottingham Forest - Big Sam In Forest Buyout RUMOUR
UK time is: 18:22:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Big Sam In Forest Buyout RUMOUR

Rumours of former Bolton and Newcastle Utd boss Sam Allardyce being seen at the City Ground, have been around for many weeks now and if the news in this mornings' News of the World is anything to go by, we know why.

According to the paper, Big Sam is heading a consortium hoping to take over from present Chairman Nigel Doughty. It will be seen as great news for those who see Doughty as the root cause of all the clubs' problems, but at present we know nothing about who is involved in this consortium, or what kind of financial package they would bring. We don't even know if the news is true. The News of the World has been known to get it wrong in the past.

It's just a rumour at present, but one that could explain his presence at the club and one that could also explain why Messrs Barnwell and Clark from the League Managers Association were seen at the ground recently as well. There have been strong rumours suggesting Big Sam has been lined up as the replacement for Colin Calderwood, if he gets the boot.

Allardyce has not worked since leaving Newcastle in January and was hotly tipped to take over from Harry Redknapp at Portsmouth. With him missing out on that appointment, news of his imminent arrival on Trentside has heated up. Hopefully this news will not come as a distraction to the players, who have the small matter of a game at the Sheepdip to contend with today. This news could well turn out to be rubbish, but as the saying goes. There's no smoke without fire.

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday November 2 2008

Time: 8:57AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Odd story this!
Our Kids Dad
Report Abuse
03/11/2008 11:59:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Reading (Saturday November 28 2015)

Nottingham Forest v Reading - Teamsheets! (Saturday November 28 2015)

Forest v Reading; Vital's Match Preview (Friday November 27 2015)

Match Day Officials v Reading (Thursday November 26 2015)

Cohen & Tesche Are Back (Thursday November 26 2015)

Video - Brentford Highlights (a) (Sunday November 22 2015)

Stats: Brentford v Forest (Saturday November 21 2015)

Brentford v Forest - Team Line Ups (Saturday November 21 2015)

Brentford v Forest: Vital Match Preview (Saturday November 21 2015)

Archived Nottingham Forest Articles

List All Vital Forest Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. orbitalforest 369
2. Calvin Plummer 326
3. PVH 280
4. MrsBrownsBoys 243
5. Pope John XXIII 225
6. paz1967 169
7. toms 129
8. in_the_top_one 124
9. forestfaninvegas 119
10. da fuq 112

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Fulham 18 5 7 6 1 22
14. Blackburn 18 4 9 5 1 21
15. Wolves 18 5 6 7 -1 21
16. Forest 18 5 5 8 -3 20
17. Leeds Utd 18 4 7 7 -5 19
18. Preston 18 3 9 6 -3 18
19. MK Dons 18 4 4 10 -9 16

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Forest : 28/11/2015 17:06:01
Huddersfield : 28/11/2015 17:04:00
Fulham : 28/11/2015 17:03:00
Cardiff : 28/11/2015 17:02:01
Brighton : 28/11/2015 17:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
de Vries 0%
Lichaj 0%
Mills 0%
Hobbs 0%
Pinillos 0%
Mendes da Graca 0%
Vaughan 0%
Lansbury 0%
Osborn 0%
Castro Oliveira 0%
O'Grady 0%
Sub - Wilson 0%
Sub - Mancienne 0%
Sub - Trotter 0%