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The season in review: The Forest Boffin verdict — part two

The season in review: The Forest Boffin verdict — part two
May 27, 2015 No Comments »

In his concluding review of Nottingham Forest’s season, Forest Boffin follows up his first tactical analysis of 2014-15 with a frank assessment of the Reds’ misfortunes Read More »

The season in review: The Forest Boffin verdict — part one

The season in review: The Forest Boffin verdict — part one
May 13, 2015 2 Comments »

Another season to forget for Nottingham Forest, somewhat predictably derailed by injuries, confidence and form. Forest Boffin begins his tactical analysis of 2014-15 with a defence of what Stuart Pearce was trying to achieve Read More »

What can we expect from Dougie Freedman?

What can we expect from Dougie Freedman?
February 7, 2015 No Comments »

As Dougie Freedman takes Nottingham Forest to Brighton & Hove Albion today, Matt Woosnam, online editor of the Crystal Palace fanzine Five Year Plan, tells us what to expect from the new Reds’ manager Read More »

The Forest Boffin column: The midfield dilemma

The Forest Boffin column: The midfield dilemma
November 22, 2014 2 Comments »

Nottingham Forest’s strong start to the season was, somewhat predictably, derailed by injuries. But it’s the loss of Andy Reid and Chris Cohen in midfield that has proved crucial, says Forest Boffin Read More »

The season in review: The Forest Boffin tactical assessment – part two

The season in review: The Forest Boffin tactical assessment – part two
May 17, 2014 3 Comments »

In part two of Forest Boffin's assessment of the season's tactics, Billy Davies' switch to a 4-2-3-1 system kept Nottingham Forest in touch with the league leaders — until everything began to fall apart Read More »

The season in review: The Forest Boffin tactical assessment – part one

The season in review: The Forest Boffin tactical assessment – part one
May 12, 2014 4 Comments »

This should have been Forest’s year. After strengthening over the summer they had the players and manager to compete favourably for promotion, but a series of own-goals and misfortune destroyed this dream; what went wrong? Forest Boffin assesses the season's ... Read More »

The Forest Boffin column: The season’s tactics so far

The Forest Boffin column: The season’s tactics so far
January 14, 2014 No Comments »

It's been an inconsistent season for Forest so far as manager Billy Davies has needed to shuffle his team and tactics. Forest Boffin identifies the three Read More »

The Forest Boffin column: Crossing our way to the top?

The Forest Boffin column: Crossing our way to the top?
October 18, 2013 1 Comment »

How have Billy Davies' tactics changed since last season? Forest Boffin believes a changed focus to crossing the ball, as well as maintaining possession Read More »

The season in review: A tactical analysis

The season in review: A tactical analysis
May 14, 2013 5 Comments »

From Sean O’Driscoll’s 4-1-3-2 to Billy Davies’ diamond midfield, it’s been an interesting season for tactics in the Championship. Forest Boffin looks at Nottingham Forest’s attacking evolutions over the past nine months… This whirlwind season in the Championship has been ... Read More »

Statistically speaking… Forest v Leicester

Statistically speaking… Forest v Leicester
May 3, 2013 No Comments »

Ahead of tomorrow’s game at the City Ground, Seat Pitch, in partnership with KickOff.co.uk, brings you an exclusive statistical preview of Nottingham Forest v Leicester City… You can follow KickOff.co.uk on Twitter: @KickOff Read More »