• Quarantine In Hotel Room 2315, Hong Kong

    Marianna Whistlecroft Apparently there’s a heat wave back in England, if I open my window to the minute degree it will allow, I am hit with a similar wall of humidity. My only point of contact is this four-foot screen window through which I watch this city that I’m...
  • Big Problems at Nottingham Forest

    Nottingham Forest endured a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Reading on Saturday, two days after Aitor Karanka departed from the club, a year after he was appointed. Forest finished the game with nine men as both Danny Fox and Tendayi Darikwa saw red. As the club searches for their 11th...
  • Creative Corner: The Unexpected Visitor

    Halloween was an unforgettable occasion for me some thirteen years ago. It was late in the evening, and my friend John and I had just finished a game of billiards, when the phone rang. On the other end of the line was an unfamiliar voice, which seemed to be...
  • 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...
  • “He’s got the energy and he’s got the mindset to play there” – Fox explains Osborn’s suitability to left-back spot

    Nottingham Forest defender Danny Fox believes Ben Osborn has the right attributes to continue his career at left-back, with the versatile but experienced youngster having played a string of games in a relatively new position of the left side of defence under boss Aitor Karanka. Fox, 31, singed a...
  • Karanka welcomes international experience for Forest youngsters

    Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka and midfielder Jack Colback both spoke about the experience that the club’s younger first team stars – who had this week been with England’s youth set-ups – would earn whilst on international duty. Academy products Joe Worrall, Ben Brereton, and Everton loanee Kieran Dowell...