How many points are needed to reach the Championship play-offs?

It offers you hope. It plunges you into despair. The strength of its grip increases the longer the sun stays in the sky each evening. Until the dreaded mathematical impossibility comes into play. Then it’s all over. It’s PO the PO and it’s an obsession throughout the Football League at this time of year. If your team are currently between seventh and twelfth in their division, you probably know exactly

Why are Leicester City allowing Matt Mills to move on loan to Leeds United?

So Leicester City defender Matt Mills might be off to Leeds United on loan for the remainder of the current season. Given that Mills had a price tag of around £4.5million on his head when moving from Reading in the summer, why is there the possibility that he will be shifted out so soon?


When Mills arrived in the East Midlands in early July, he came with a reputation of …

Wes Side Story: What does Morgan move mean for Forest and Foxes?

Both last season and the one before, Nottingham Forest were, by and large, a tough nut to crack. Their woes at left-back were well-documented, Chris Gunter was a consistent right-back and the whole team generally worked hard when out of possession, but their real solidity seemed to come from the dependable spine of goalkeeper Lee Camp and centre-backs Wes Morgan and Luke Chambers.


It could be argued, certainly with the …

Nottingham Forest play the blame game after Leicester City stroll

Maybe it was never a meaningless game after all. Leicester City’s 4-0 win over Nottingham Forest in their FA Cup third round replay last night somehow managed to provide a flashpoint in an encounter which both sides could have done without. Such was the pathetic performance put in by the visitors, which allowed Leicester’s players the time and space to destroy them. And at the other end of the pitch?

Nottingham Forest, Leicester City and the racism question

When I recently wrote a preview of Nottingham Forest’s FA Cup third round tie against Leicester City for the Forest site Seat Pitch, there were one or two omissions. If I had been braver, I might have mentioned the sort of chants which Leicester fans have become accustomed to hearing from their left at the City Ground over the years. For the uninitiated, Forest’s most vocal support is situated in

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