From the publisher:
Issue 12 of the high end quarterly Nottingham Forest magazine, with the spirit of a fanzine.
PART I: An Audience with...
-Scott Gemmill (David Marples)
“One of the most thoughtful, unsung coaching talents I’ve ever met. A deep
thinker about the game.”
- David Prutton (Matt Davies-Adams)
On apprentice life, the Horn in Hand’s jukebox, and “not looking like a bag of shite”
- Robin Chipperfield (Phil Juggins)
On 20 years of (Forest radio), the secret arts of interviewing, and what’s wrong with Huddersfield – besides the obvious.
- Daniel Taylor (David Marples)
On everything you wanted to know about Fawaz, that he wasn’t allowed to say.
PART II: I’ve Seen the Future and It Will Be
- A Place We Call Home (Nigel Huddleston)
If you build it, they will come. Just make sure you build it in the right place.
- Filling the Glass (John Percy)
A Telegraph mainstay and #itk legend looks to the future.
- Emptying the Bottle (Richard Harrison)
Don’t promise yourself anything nice or important on the condition of Forest getting promoted.
- Just Give Me a Moment (Nick Miller)
A Premier League future? Life’s a journey, not a destination – and the best one are made of moments.
- My Old Man Said be a Derby Fan... (Pat Riddell)
Because we believe that children are the future.
PART II (cont.): I’ve Seen the Future and It Will Be
- In the Future, We Need a New Past (Andrew Brookes)
Jim Bowen is dead, and we’re all getting older. Let’s take a look at what you could have won.
- Just to Go Back to Go Forward (Matt Oldroyd)
The complicated relationship between the Ghost of Forest Past, and Forest Still to Come.
PART III: Bits & Pieces
- Three Books (Steve Wright)
A parting mandate in three movements: one man’s summary of what matters in football, why, and where Forest need to go.
- Conflict, Passion, Beauty and Art (Don Wright)
“I would hear the thud, thud, thud of the ball, a sound unlike any other, and
delight would rise in my heart.”
- The Football Factory, Pt. II (Peter Blackburn)
Examining academy life, and what became of two of Forest’s brightest young
- “Life Isn’t – and Has Never Been – a 2-0 Home Victory after a Fish and Chip Lunch.” (Paul Severn)
Football’s just some people kicking a bag of wind around. Isn’t it?
- This is My Truth, Tell Me Yours: Hillsborough Revisited (Julie Pritchard)
“It didn’t happen to us, but it’s far and away the worst thing that almost all of us
who were there are ever likely to witness.”
Note from Stanchion:
Each issue comes with a bunch of free stickers too!