UK time is: 07:38:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Megson Set For Leicester Job

Gary Megson left Forest back in February 2006 and hasn't worked since. He took over at the City Ground after Joe Kinnear left and lasted barely a year as Forest boss.

It's probably not too unkind to say that Mr Megson was one of the most unpopular managers the City Ground has ever had. His brand of football was not to the liking of the purists on Trentside.

He was initially brought in here to stave off relegation to League 1. That was of course a failure, as was most of his tenure. In fairness to him though, he had some massive problems in the dressing room to deal with that were not necessarily of his doing. He even had to contend with someone posting teamsheets on the Internet. He did have an uphill battle.

It hasn't all been bad for Megson though, he did have success with West Brom prior to joining us, leading them to two promotions to the Premiership. The move to Leicester City might be viewed as a strange one. Milan Mandaric is a tough Chairman to do business with and is his own man, much the same can be said about Megson. It will be interesting to watch in the coming months.

Forest fans won't have to wait too long to get reacquainted with their former manager, as the Reds meet Leicester City next Tuesday in the Carling Cup. Should be interesting. It seems as though it may not be a popular appointment with all in Leicester, as this quote from the BBC shows. 'Not Megson... please Milan no!!!' (Cynicall_Sid)




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 12 2007

Time: 8:25PM

Your Comments

I think it says enough, that I'd love him to get it.
Juán
I hope they're very happy together
Johnny Kipper
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Birmingham v Forest - Ticket News! (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Molineux Mauling For Wolves!!! (Sunday November 23 2014)

Wolves v Forest Match Preview (Friday November 21 2014)

Loan Move For Dexter? (Wednesday November 19 2014)

Forest News Round Up!! (Tuesday November 18 2014)

An Interview With John McGovern!! (Tuesday November 18 2014)

Bash9's Player Ratings; Forest v Norwich. (Thursday November 13 2014)

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. PVH 277
2. Jimmy Gordon 229
3. LyttleByLyttle 228
4. Calvin Plummer 212
5. da fuq 183
6. RedSmedDownUnder 182
7. MarvinsPA 142
8. Ingy 136
9. arthursleftball 126
10. toms 116

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wolves 0 - 3 Forest
Watford 2 - 2 Forest
Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Forest
Millwall 0 - 0 Forest
Cardiff 2 - 1 Forest
Wigan 0 - 0 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Brentford 18 9 4 5 2 31
6. Blackburn 18 8 6 4 4 30
7. Watford 18 8 5 5 10 29
8. Forest 18 7 7 4 6 28
9. Charlton 18 6 10 2 2 28
10. Norwich 18 7 6 5 6 27
11. Wolves 18 7 6 5 -3 27

Breaking League News

LUFC On This Day - November 26th
» Leeds Utd : 26/11/2014 07:03:00
Forest Over Dip in Form
» Birmingham : 26/11/2014 07:00:00
Birmingham Board to be Decided
» Birmingham : 26/11/2014 07:00:00
Watch: Birmingham Fans at Rotherham
» Birmingham : 26/11/2014 07:00:00
BIHL Bid to Block Payments
» Birmingham : 26/11/2014 07:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who should Forest play to mark the 150th Anniversary?
Suggested By:  OKD
Hamburg 19%
Malmo 54%
Arsenal 9%
Another Team 18%