The Nottingham Forest fans in the Transfer Tavern have been celebrating the excellent news that Nottingham Forest and Forest Ladies have announced a formal agreement that will see them work together and where possible, act as one club. The move sees Forest make a financial commitment to Forest Ladies as they seek to improve the growth of women’s football in Nottingham. You can read more on the Nottingham Forest website.
#NFFC are delighted to announce an agreement has been reached with @ForestLadies that will create a close working relationship between the two organisations and, where possible, to act as one club.#ThatLovingFeeling https://t.co/UDswkw9v0m
— Nottingham Forest FC (@NFFC) April 26, 2018
Nottingham Forest are currently plying their trade in the Championship and sit 17th in the table, with high hopes of gaining promotion to the Premier League in the near future. Meanwhile, Forest Ladies are currently playing in the FA Women’s Premier League North division, the third tier of women’s football in England. With their latest partnership, the men’s and women’s teams at the club will be looking to kick on and achieve promotion in their respective leagues.
The partnership is a particularly big step for the improvement of women’s football in the city of Nottingham, women’s football is one of the fastest growing sports in the country at the moment, and with organisations like Nottingham Forest and Forest Ladies coming together, it can only be good for the city and the sport. To celebrate the agreement, representatives from both clubs will be attending a coaching event for more than 300 girls from the Nottingham area.
You can see what our resident Forest fans have made of the historic agreement here:
— Matt Forde (@mattforde) April 26, 2018
This is fantastic news!
— Debs (@deblee_smith) 26 April 2018
Brilliant!!! We’re still repairing the damage done by Billy & Jimbo. This is a great move!!!
— JOBSEEKER!!! (@F_O_R_E_S_TBOY) April 26, 2018
This is absolutely fantastic news
— Phil Harrison (@Psh_nffc) 26 April 2018
So proud of our club. We are one!
— Cameron Clark (@Camclarky) April 26, 2018
How it should be
— Ashlehh (@Official_Porter) 26 April 2018
— Ian Brown (@ianbrown10) 26 April 2018
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Progressive and inspiring! Well done #nffc
— Allan Pritchard (@allan__85) April 26, 2018