• Karanka eases pressure with glorious win at the City ground

    The past four weeks has seen the Reds winless in five, with three defeats and two draws. Karanka’s job seemed to be under pressure after this run of results, particularly after their surrender of a 3-0 lead over Norwich, where they allowed the Canaries to score three minutes after...
  • ‘Steady’ start for Neil Ardley as Notts County boss

    Neil Ardley’s first home game in charge ended in a home win for the Magpies, as they secured their first three points since October with a scrappy 3-2 victory over play-off chasing Tranmere. Jon Stead was the hero for the home side, as his two goals and excellent assist...
  • Another Manager Bites the Dust At Meadow Lane

    Yesterday saw the announcement of Harry Kewell’s departure from Notts County, a mere 74 days after he was appointed as a ‘long-term solution’ by chairman Alan Hardy. Kewell was the Magpies’ sixth manager in three years and was brought in to try and change their fortunes after one point...
  • Big summer signings but slow Progress – Forest’s start to the season

    After a very successful transfer window, bringing in fourteen new additions, Nottingham Forest have begun their season with a mixture of results under the leadership of Aitor Karanka. After a quarter of a season, despite losing 2-1 at home to Norwich on Saturday, they now sit 8th in the...
  • Squad Review: Where does Karanka need to focus his summer shopping?

    An air of positivity continues to build at Nottingham Forest as new owners enter their second year of stewardship. Manager Aitor Karanka will be looking forward to his first pre-season preparations with the Reds ahead of their first full campaign together. The boss will need to show elements of...
  • Emotion and Business – Two Sides of Running Notts County

    In January, Alan Hardy and Kevin Nolan celebrated one year at Meadow Lane. In that time, the duo have dragged Notts County from the bottom two of the football league to within touching distance of leaving the division through promotion. Speaking to Impact, Hardy reflected on his time with the...
  • Karanka will try to give youngsters their chance once Forest are completely safe

    Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka says he will try to give new academy players a chance to play in the first team once the Reds are completely safe in the table. Speaking ahead of Tuesday night’s meeting with play-off-chasing Brentford, Karanka confirmed his interest in seeing fringe players out...