last in the standings, Nottingham announces … the extension of its coach

Author of a very lively summer transfer window in the direction of arrivals, Nottingham Forest is in last place in the Premier League standings. Coach Steve Cooper still retains the confidence of his leaders who extended his contract until 2025.

Upsetting everything in a workforce is not necessarily a guarantee of success. This is the scenario that happens to promoted Nottingham Forest, which to ensure its future in the Premier League, signed no less than 22 players in its team during the last summer transfer window. Among them, well-known names like Serge Aurier, Renan Lodi and Loïc Badé.

However, Nottingham’s start to the season is a disaster. The promoted has won only once in the league (against West Ham 1-0), and is on a series of five losses, most of which are heavy like the one against Manchester City (6-0). Last in the standings with four points, it was easy to imagine coach Steve Cooper being removed from office, but in the end it is not the case. On the contrary, the latter was even extended until 2025 by its leaders.

Cooper behind the miracle of the rise

This decision would have aroused the anger of the supporters given the latest results obtained. But there again, Nottingham is a club apart. On social networks, the majority of fans are delighted with this decision: « Super Cooper », « Fantastic news ». It must be said that the technician has often seen his name being sung within the walls of the City Ground, as advanced by the Daily Mail.

To understand this strong relationship between Cooper and Nottingham, you have to know that the Welshman is the one who allowed the promoted to find the English elite. And this, after 23 years of absence and years in the lower echelons.

Via a press release, the leaders still announced that they wanted to see a better face than the one shown for a few weeks: « It is now important that we only focus on football. As a group, we are all focused and we will do everything what is in our power to help the team move up the Championship table, and once again demonstrate the qualities that brought us to the Premier League. » To see if the promoted will manage to stop his losing streak against Aston Villa on Monday (at 9 p.m.).

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