Nottingham Forest News: Steve Cooper Appointed Chief


Nottingham Forest have introduced that Steve Cooper will succeed Chris Hughton as supervisor of City Ground.

Hughton was sacked by Forest on Thursday after a disgusting begin to the season and misplaced six of his first seven championship video games.

? Nottingham Forest are delighted to verify that Steve Cooper has been named head coach of the primary group

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– Nottingham Forest FC (@NFFC) 21 September 2021

Steven Reid took short-term duty as they lastly received final weekend at Huddersfield, and now Cooper has been appointed full-time.

“Steve was our first choice as head coach and we are delighted to have secured his services,” CEO Dane Murphy instructed the membership’s official web site. “His report of creating younger expertise is outstanding.

“Steve is aware of what it takes to achieve success within the championship and has a confirmed observe report with Swansea.

“We have lowered the age of our squad throughout the summer season and Steve is the right coach to combine a group to begin shifting us up the desk.

“On behalf of the owner and board, we welcome Steve to the club and look forward to providing all the support he needs to be a success at Nottingham Forest.”

90min revealed final week that Forest additionally thought-about Roy Keane, Neil Lennon and Jack Lester for the job, however Cooper was the favourite.

The 41-year-old left Swansea with mutual consent in July. He had led the Swans to the playoffs throughout each his seasons as supervisor at Liberty Stadium, however was opposed by Brentford on each events.

Cooper was wished by Crystal Palace final summer season earlier than appointing Patrick Vieira, however the Eagles have been reluctant to pay a £ 3m compensation charge. Swansea will nonetheless obtain a charge from Forest.

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