The Unfortunates of the Second Tier

Posted by on Jun 18, 2009 in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

BS Johnson’s The Unfortunates features a football reporter visiting the City Ground in Nottingham. The title of the book could almost be reinterpreted as a comment on the way Championship sides like Forest are viewed by the media at large: forgotten giants destined to last out their days in the Purgatory of sub-Premier League football.

But there is another side to the story: in truth, the Championship is perhaps Europe’s …

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