Martin O’Neill’s Nottingham Forest return ruined by Bristol City’s Diédhiou

19 January 2019 05:06
It was from humble beginnings that Brian Clough led every Nottingham Forest fan to believe in miracles so do not write off Martin O’Neill’s attempt to return his old club to former glories just yet. But this defeat, courtesy of Famara Diédhiou’s second-half goal that brought Bristol City a fifth straight win, will have told the former Ireland manager much of what he needs to know about why his opportunity has arisen.Forest have won once in nine games, Aitor Karanka departing to allow O’Neill to become their 13th manager this decade, and are paying the price for such turbulence. But the new manager, revered in these parts for the role he played in their great days, will at least be afforded some grace to improve upon this chaotic showing over the coming months. Related: Leeds endure tough day as Stoke spring surprise and 11 clubs complain over spies Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian