Smith, Pearce, Wembley save – 65 things only a Nottingham Forest fan will understand

As the Premier League season heads into its final months, Nottingham Forest fans are preparing for what promises to be a rollercoaster ride.

But it has rarely been any different for those who follow the Reds. Few fans have been through the wringer so much.

The Updown. The joys and the anguish. The agonies and the ecstasies. It’s all part and parcel of being a Bosque supporter.

The following list summarizes what it means to be a Reds fan and the range of emotions that come from experiencing the ups and downs. It gives an idea of ​​what it means to have that loving feeling, but it is by no means definitive.

Forest experts, we are happy to expand this list, or even create another one with your help and suggestions. But enjoy 65 Things That Sum Up What It Means To Be Red.

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Forest fans cross the Trent Bridge as they head to the City Ground.

(Image: Joseph Raynor/Nottingham Post)

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Peter Taylor and Brian Clough celebrate winning the 1979 European Cup final in Munich. what a duo

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Trevor Francis with his medal after winning the European Cup in 1979.

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John Robertson scored the only goal against Hamburg in Madrid.

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The Forest kit for 2008/09 featured the new club badge commemorating the 1979 and 1980 European Cup victories.

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Neil Webb scores against Luton at Wembley.

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Eva’s Grill (fireworks not shown).

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Forest fans celebrate the play-off win over Huddersfield Town.

(Image: Ritchie Sumpter)

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Stan Collymore scores for Forest.

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Mark Crossley celebrates saving Teddy Sheringham’s penalty for Spurs in 1996.

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Forest pays tribute to Liverpool supporters who died in the Hillsborough disaster

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Stuart Pearce applauds fans before his first game as manager

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Nathan Tyson tackling Derby fans with a corner flag after Forest’s 2009 victory.

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Jack Burkitt lifts the FA Cup after Forest’s victory in 1959

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The City Ground photographed during the redevelopment of Trent End.

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Ben Osborn and Robert Tesche celebrate the winner in Derby.

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Forest fans put money in a collection bucket in aid of Notts County unpaid staff.

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Jordan Smith can’t believe Forest lose 4-1 at home to Stoke.

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Ron Atkinson enters the wrong bench.

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Paul Hart comforts Des Walker after the play-off semi-final second leg between Sheffield United and Forest in 2003.

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Ryan Yates, Keinan Davis, Djed Spence, Steve Cook, Joe Lolley, Joe Worrall, Cafu, Scott McKenna and Jack Colback during Forest’s play-off semi-final penalty shootout against Sheffield United.

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Des Walker and Teddy Sheringham with the Zenith Data Systems Cup in 1992.

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Fawaz Al Hasawi poses with new signings Danny Fox, Rafik Djebbour and Kevin Gomis.

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Pierre van Hooijdonk in action for Forest.

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Lewis McGugan in action for Forest.

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Forza Garibaldi’s display before the start of the play-off semifinals.

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A Forest fan looks dejected after the Reds were relegated in 2005.

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Nicklas Bendtner during his time at Forest.

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Roy Keane outplays Alan Dickens and Steve Clarke during a 7-0 win over Chelsea in 1991.

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Forest fans celebrate the rise of League One.

(Image: Matt Alexander)

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Forest’s David Johnson celebrates scoring with Marlon Harewood.

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Darren Huckerby is congratulated by Marlon Harewood after scoring for the Reds.

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Smoke rises from the fire in the main grandstand.

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Alan Hinton congratulates Ian Storey-Moore after completing his hat-trick against Everton.

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Nigel Doughty de Forest Academy.

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A standing ovation from Forest fans in memory of Brian Clough.

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Gary Crosby in action for Forest.

(Image: Shaun Botterill/Allsport)

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Radi Majewski celebrates his goal at West Brom with Guy Moussi and Nicky Shorey.

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Steve Cooper celebrates the win over Leicester City.

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Keylor Navas in action for Forest.

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Stuart Pearce celebrates winning Ben Osborn.

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Colin Barrett scores for Forest against Liverpool in the European Cup.

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Joe Kinnear during his time as a forest manager.

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Forest celebrates Lyle Taylor’s goal against Bristol City

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Robert Earnshaw scored two in the resounding victory over the Rams.

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Marlon King scores the winning goal for Forest against West Ham.

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Paul McGregor after scoring the only goal against Lyon in the UEFA Cup at the City Ground.

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Ian Woan in action for Forest.

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Stuart Pearce He launches his rallying cry to the local fans before taking on the Spurs.

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Morgan Gibbs-White signs for Forest.

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Celebrations in Market Square to mark the promotion of Forest.

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David Johnson celebrates his goal against Norwich with Andy Reid.


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Nathan Tyson celebrates his goal in front of jubilant visiting fans at Manchester City in 2009.

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Norwich scores their third goal to make it 3-3 against Forest.

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Crucial save by Jordan Smith against Ipswich.

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Taiwo Awoniyi celebrates a goal against West Ham.

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Andrea Silenzi came to Forest with a great reputation. It didn’t work.

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Forest celebrates Chris Cohen’s goal against Ipswich while clinching survival on the final day of the season.

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Frank Clark pictured in 1995 before Forest’s UEFA Cup match against Malmo.

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Joe Lolley celebrates scoring in Forest’s 5-5 draw with Villa.

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Jack Colback reacts in the same way as everyone else at the City Ground as he celebrates a goal against West Brom with Brennan Johnson.

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Ryan Yates treats Reds fans to a special celebration on top of the play-off trophy at Wembley.

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Lewis Grabban and Joe Worrall take the play-off trophy at Wembley.

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Brian Clough at the South Bank Television Center in 1973.

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