Hudson-Odoi rescues point for Nottingham Forest at Bournemouth

04 February 2024 04:19
Nottingham Forest’s recruitment has felt scattergun at the best of times in the last couple of years but Callum Hudson-Odoi’s arrival had a more obvious backstory. Hudson-Odoi worked with Steve Cooper, Nuno Espírito Santo’s predecessor, when England won the Under-17 World Cup in 2017 and so Cooper was influential in luring Hudson-Odoi, once a prodigious talent, to the City Ground.Cooper may have departed but here Hudson-Odoi displayed some of the rich promise that elevated him into the Chelsea first team as a teenager, his fine strike on the cusp of half-time earning a point at Bournemouth, who ended the game with 10 men after Philip Billing was sent off late on. Billing’s red card, for clipping Hudson-Odoi on the achilles on halfway, seemed harsh. At the final whistle, both teams were left asking questions of the referee, Rebecca Welch, this her second top-flight match in charge. Continue readingread full article

Source: TheGuardian