UK time is: 06:39:52
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

Bash9's Forest Player Ratings!! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Forest v Fulham Vital Preview (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Derby County (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Louis Laing's Lane Loan! (Friday September 12 2014)

Forest v Derby Vital Match Preview! (Friday September 12 2014)

Forest v Derby - It's A Sell Out! (Thursday September 11 2014)

Bash9 - August's Player Of The Month! (Thursday September 11 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. Jimmy Gordon 323
2. PVH 320
3. Calvin Plummer 234
4. da fuq 148
5. LyttleByLyttle 148
6. Ingy 115
7. Southern red 114
8. Mr Angry 113
9. Cornelius_Smiff 103
10. MarvinsPA 98

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 2 - 0 Blackpool
Forest 4 - 0 Reading
Forest 1 - 1 Derby County
Forest 5 - 3 Fulham
Bournemouth 1 - 2 Forest
Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Forest 7 5 2 0 +10 17
2. Norwich 7 5 1 1 +10 16
3. Watford 7 5 0 2 +7 15
4. Wolves 7 4 2 1 +4 14
5. Charlton 7 3 4 0 +3 13
6. Reading 7 4 1 2 +1 13
7. Derby County 7 3 3 1 +5 12

Breaking League News

PWU Latics Podcast - Turn It On Again
» Wigan : 18/09/2014 06:00:00
Wolves Bite.
» Charlton : 17/09/2014 21:58:00
» Blackburn : 17/09/2014 21:45:00
LUFC Redfearn - We were hanging on
» Leeds Utd : 17/09/2014 20:32:00
LUFC Leeds Fan View v Bournemouth
» Leeds Utd : 17/09/2014 19:50:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Djamel Abdoun is yet to find a new club - would you keep him to see if he can turn his Forest career
Suggested By:  OKD
Yes - given current injuries 71%
No - get rid asap 29%