Well they say it`s out there and if ever there was a subject done to death relating to Forest then it surely has to be the truth.
Split into 2 distinct camps lining up like the long awaited Pacquiao, Mayweather tear up months have passed like rounds with both camps swinging frantically at each other claiming every half blocked shot as a clean punch.
So what is the truth or as near to the truth as we can surmise?
Starting in the, we got blues corner is it fair for our more optimistic cousins to suggest we are dealing with a bunch of misery guts, I don`t think so there is undoubted evidence to the contrary, no matter what level of optimism may be.
It is simply against protocol to recruit a CEO with such close ties to a manager to such an extent that surely it must come with the compromise of perhaps more openness than you would like but come on there`s no such thing as a free lunch.
Jimmy boy courts controversy don`t shirk from it Forest you have nothing to hide don the gloves and tackle these questions head on.
If you don`t well, say what you will you put your chin out don`t blame the fans for taking their best shot.
Another undoubted fact is we have lost staff from the top of the organisation to the bottom no CEO no Media Officer no Financial Director and key personal missing from a standard clubs roster across the footballing side of the business no more so glaring than Burt and Marshall
Now should we expect replacements so quickly who knows we cannot get consensus on that over months of squabbling but one thing we should be expecting in this day and age of 24 hour news feeds is increased communication and a more open approach to give comfort we are in a good place or transition is in effect, sadly the club has fell short here and in turn has created the perfect environment for concern.
Over in the come on you reds corner the excitable noise from the fans unshackled from the years of endless tyranny falls deaf on the more cautious surely 18 signings, upgrades to the ground and Billy King of Billy`s is back is enough for anyone to see the light.
Now what degrees of optimism are being shown here, undoubtedly the club is in a better position year on year we have gone from missing out on relegation to missing out on the play offs, the fans united behind the manager for the first time since Hart and the squad in a perfect position to be molded but in Geddy Henri Cox Magic Reid Hendo and Co more quality in place than for many a season.
So coming up to 12 grueling month`s action are we any closer to the truth, yes we are the defining moment of Fawaz`s short term reign is upon us in 2 short months his first 2 years will be defined and I expect us to be in a position to challenge, the Championship can be turned on the signing of on player be it Taarabt, Vydra or Sinclair one defining moment in the transfer market over next 2 months plus sensible squad additions and we are there
So as the great Mohammed Ali once said "It's not bragging if you can back it up."
Fawaz over to you!!!