Adkins among the favourites for Forest job

Daily Echo: Nigel Adkins Nigel Adkins

Nigel Adkins has been installed as one of the early favourites to take over as manager of Nottingham Forest following Alex McLeish’s departure today.

McLeish exited the City Ground by mutual consent after just 40 days in charge of the Championship club.

The former Scotland, Rangers, Birmingham and Aston Villa boss is understood to have been frustrated at the lack of transfer activity in January, leading to tensions with the owners.

Adkins, who was sacked as Saints manager last month, is currently second favourite with the bookmakers to replace McLeish, behind former Forest boss Billy Davies.

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6:14pm Tue 5 Feb 13

One Heart....One Vision says...

I think Nigel would prefer the Huddersfield job as they have a good set up and a wealthy owner.

Having looked at all those who have been linked for the Forest job mind....surely the Daily Echo reporters would be far better suited?....afterall judgig by the recent reports they believe they know the game inside and out and have played the game?.

They don't support Saints anyhow...so they won't miss anything?....haha.
I think Nigel would prefer the Huddersfield job as they have a good set up and a wealthy owner. Having looked at all those who have been linked for the Forest job mind....surely the Daily Echo reporters would be far better suited?....afterall judgig by the recent reports they believe they know the game inside and out and have played the game?. They don't support Saints anyhow...so they won't miss anything?....haha. One Heart....One Vision

6:36pm Tue 5 Feb 13

worried of n e hampshire says...

if he wants it I hope he gets it, but I hope there are bigger things ahead for our Nigel
if he wants it I hope he gets it, but I hope there are bigger things ahead for our Nigel worried of n e hampshire

6:48pm Tue 5 Feb 13

TheSaintsMan says...

I think Forest would be good for Nigel because it would be something different, but not too different to our plight a couple of years ago, ignoring the fact they are a league above.
I think Forest would be good for Nigel because it would be something different, but not too different to our plight a couple of years ago, ignoring the fact they are a league above. TheSaintsMan

6:53pm Tue 5 Feb 13

wsxsaint says...

Why would Adkins want to walk into the mess that Forest has become?
Why would Adkins want to walk into the mess that Forest has become? wsxsaint

6:56pm Tue 5 Feb 13

worried of n e hampshire says...

wsxsaint wrote:
Why would Adkins want to walk into the mess that Forest has become?
he walked into a right old mess at our place!!!
[quote][p][bold]wsxsaint[/bold] wrote: Why would Adkins want to walk into the mess that Forest has become?[/p][/quote]he walked into a right old mess at our place!!! worried of n e hampshire

7:59pm Tue 5 Feb 13

AmsterdamSaint says...

Nigel Adkins would be welcomed at just about every club . Good luck to him. Football Genious !
Nigel Adkins would be welcomed at just about every club . Good luck to him. Football Genious ! AmsterdamSaint

8:09pm Tue 5 Feb 13

One Heart....One Vision says...

AmsterdamSaint wrote:
Nigel Adkins would be welcomed at just about every club . Good luck to him. Football Genious !
Very true.....apart from the bkue few mind.
[quote][p][bold]AmsterdamSaint[/bold] wrote: Nigel Adkins would be welcomed at just about every club . Good luck to him. Football Genious ![/p][/quote]Very true.....apart from the bkue few mind. One Heart....One Vision

8:11pm Tue 5 Feb 13

AmsterdamSaint says...

One Heart....One Vision wrote:
AmsterdamSaint wrote:
Nigel Adkins would be welcomed at just about every club . Good luck to him. Football Genious !
Very true.....apart from the bkue few mind.
Yeah , apart from the skates.
[quote][p][bold]One Heart....One Vision[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]AmsterdamSaint[/bold] wrote: Nigel Adkins would be welcomed at just about every club . Good luck to him. Football Genious ![/p][/quote]Very true.....apart from the bkue few mind.[/p][/quote]Yeah , apart from the skates. AmsterdamSaint

8:11pm Tue 5 Feb 13

Winchester Saint says...

Apparently, Adkins was rumoured to have been wanted by three clubs, Blackpool, Huddersfield and now Nottingham Forest.

There's still no words from Adkins publicly since his sacking and had gone too quiet.

He had said he had taken a holiday but I wonder if he finished his free time by now.

I wonder if he has plans for the future yet?
Apparently, Adkins was rumoured to have been wanted by three clubs, Blackpool, Huddersfield and now Nottingham Forest. There's still no words from Adkins publicly since his sacking and had gone too quiet. He had said he had taken a holiday but I wonder if he finished his free time by now. I wonder if he has plans for the future yet? Winchester Saint

8:35pm Tue 5 Feb 13

Tirau Dan says...

The comment from our players was that were really surprised.. stories of stale training came out and circulated.. it wasn't the scene we fans had pictured... none of us not in the fold would know the truth but the fact is Nigel Adkins achieved great things in a short space of time.
If you owned a club would you snap him up.. Chelsea? Forest? Hudders?
I think he's perfect for Hudders as development boss for Chelsea with a view to taking on the gaffership in a year or two.
The comment from our players was that were really surprised.. stories of stale training came out and circulated.. it wasn't the scene we fans had pictured... none of us not in the fold would know the truth but the fact is Nigel Adkins achieved great things in a short space of time. If you owned a club would you snap him up.. Chelsea? Forest? Hudders? I think he's perfect for Hudders as development boss for Chelsea with a view to taking on the gaffership in a year or two. Tirau Dan

10:27pm Tue 5 Feb 13

Dave Brown says...

On a personal basis I wish Nigel Adkins every success working at whichever club he chooses.
I also hope he finds an employer who will appreciate the ability he has shown during his relatively short managerial career.
Good luck for the future.
On a personal basis I wish Nigel Adkins every success working at whichever club he chooses. I also hope he finds an employer who will appreciate the ability he has shown during his relatively short managerial career. Good luck for the future. Dave Brown

10:31pm Tue 5 Feb 13

SaintSherman says...

I hope Nigel avoids Forest, he deserves a team with the full support of the owners, what's the point of becoming manager if you won't be in full control of the team, which the Forest owners seem to not understand i.e. the George Boyd issue.
I hope Nigel avoids Forest, he deserves a team with the full support of the owners, what's the point of becoming manager if you won't be in full control of the team, which the Forest owners seem to not understand i.e. the George Boyd issue. SaintSherman

8:51am Wed 6 Feb 13

Redhat says...

Whatever you do Nigel, good luck to you :) and Thanks again for the wonderful times under your leadership
Whatever you do Nigel, good luck to you :) and Thanks again for the wonderful times under your leadership Redhat

1:21pm Wed 6 Feb 13

Alicesdad says...

Redhat wrote:
Whatever you do Nigel, good luck to you :) and Thanks again for the wonderful times under your leadership
Well said that man !!
[quote][p][bold]Redhat[/bold] wrote: Whatever you do Nigel, good luck to you :) and Thanks again for the wonderful times under your leadership[/p][/quote]Well said that man !! Alicesdad

2:54pm Wed 6 Feb 13

milton road says...

Nigel Adkins Red and White Army.
Good luck Nigel wherever you go always a hero here. Brilliant manager for us we could not of asked for more.
Total respect and will look out for your results wherever you go.
Nigel Adkins Red and White Army. Good luck Nigel wherever you go always a hero here. Brilliant manager for us we could not of asked for more. Total respect and will look out for your results wherever you go. milton road

3:12pm Wed 6 Feb 13

Itchin' My Kingsland says...

Championship is more your level Nigel!
Championship is more your level Nigel! Itchin' My Kingsland

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