UK time is: 05:12:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Daily Mirror Apologises

Richard Wallace, the editor of the Daily Mirror has been inundated with your complaints, regarding comments made by columnist Brian Reade about our former manager Brian Clough.

Reade said in his sports column that the money spent on the statue to the Great Man would have been better spent on a bottle bank. His words so incensed fans, that the paper was inundated with complaints from irate Forest fans.

The Mirrors' response says. 'Thank you for your note and the reflection of comments on your site. By its very nature Brian Reade's column sails close to the wind as you will know. And occasionally he oversteps the mark. I do regret that his comments - designed as a joke, however lame - have caused you and others such distress. For that I can only apologise. As you may imagine we assimilate and publish millions of words and pictures each week. Sometimes we get it wrong, as perhaps we did in this case although it is never our intention to upset or alienate readers. Again, my thanks for getting in touch and making your feelings known. The Mirror is not normally in the business of upsetting readers, it's not our style. And I hope you will see it as an error rather than an editorial stance.'

Fair play to them for admitting they got it wrong. I hope the Clough family get the same apology for the distress the comments will have made. Old Big 'Ead will always be a legend and will never be forgotten for the success he brought to our club.




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

The Journalist

Writer: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 27 2008

Time: 9:30PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Forest Sign A Lion Hunter? (Friday March 27 2015)

McLaughlin: The Only Way Is Essex (Friday March 27 2015)

Arsenal's Akpom Seals Forest Loan (Thursday March 26 2015)

Arsenal's Akpom Incoming? (Monday March 23 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. Jimmy Gordon 469
2. PVH 355
3. Calvin Plummer 268
4. da fuq 265
5. LyttleByLyttle 201
6. JWJW 176
7. Pope John XXIII 157
8. Our Kids Dad 145
9. the jock 134
10. orbitalforest 129

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Ipswich 39 19 10 10 16 67
7. Brentford 39 20 6 13 12 66
8. Wolves 39 18 11 10 11 65
9. Forest 39 15 12 12 8 57
10. Blackburn 39 14 12 13 1 54
11. Charlton 39 13 15 11 -2 54
12. Sheff Wed 39 13 14 12 -4 53

Breaking League News

LUFC Fulham fined 20,000 for Leeds incident
Leeds Utd : 27/03/2015 19:11:01
A Ray of Sunshine on the Horizon!
Fulham : 27/03/2015 18:58:01
Stephens Bemoans International Break
Brighton : 27/03/2015 17:44:01
Fulham Fined 20,000
Fulham : 27/03/2015 17:26:01
Owls Strikers to Return After International Break
Sheff Wed : 27/03/2015 15:10:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Norwich v Forest
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Forest win 54%
Norwich win 40%
Draw 6%