Nottingham Forest appoint club legend Martin O’Neill as new manager

first_img shining ADVICE MONEY 1 Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ REVEALED Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Martin O’Neill has been appointed Nottingham Forest’s new manager, the Championship club have confirmed.O’Neill returns to The City Ground 38 years after ending a decade-long spell as a Forest player, during which time he won eight trophies under Brian Clough, including two European Cups. huge blow Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury RANKED no dice The 52-year-old made 371 appearances for Forest during his playing career, joining from Distillery in 1971 and leaving 10 years later.He helped the club win a First Division title, two European Cups and two League Cups, as well as the Charity Shield, the European Super Cup and the Anglo-Scottish Cup. Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade BEST OF REVEALED REPLY 🏠 #WelcomeHomeMartin#NFFC are delighted to confirm the appointment of Martin O’Neill as the club’s new manager.— Nottingham Forest FC (@NFFC) January 15, 2019The Northern Irishman succeeds Aitor Karanka in the position four days after the Spaniard left Nottingham Forest by mutual consent.O’Neill becomes the club’s 11th full-time boss since 2011 and his first game in charge is against fellow Championship play-off hopefuls Bristol City on Saturday. Latest Football News Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade O’Neill, a midfielder, spent a decade playing for Forest O’Neill also spent time with Norwich, Manchester City and Notts County after leaving Forest, before taking his first steps into management with Grantham Town.His coaching career, which has now passed the 30-year mark, has taken in spells at Wycombe, Norwich, Leicester, Celtic, Aston Villa and Sunderland. His most recent job was a five-year stay as the Republic of Ireland’s manager, which ended in November after the Boys in Green were relegated to the UEFA Nations League Group C for the 2020/21 campaign.It has been reported Forest are in talks with Roy Keane over joining as O’Neill’s assistant after the pair worked together in the Ireland set-up.last_img read more

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