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Bigger than Arsenal?  Cannonball rivals have had the Champions League twice, but they haven't played in the Premier League in 22 years

Bigger than Arsenal? Cannonball rivals have had the Champions League twice, but they haven’t played in the Premier League in 22 years

Nottingham Forest has in its curriculum the Champions League twice, a title that Arsenal has not won

competitor do Arsenal This Sunday for the third round of england cup, the game that will have transmissions By ESPN on Star + From 2:10 pm Nottingham Forest Do not live the brightest days.

Twice Champion Champions League In the 1978-79 and 1979-80 seasons, he was redsCurrently competing for championshipThe interview for the second English band.

Forrest lovers are waiting for the glorious stage. The 156-year-old English club can’t compete Premier League Since the 1998-99 season, that is, it will be completed 23 years in 2022.

years of glory

The most successful stage in the club’s history was under his leadership Brian Clough, considered the greatest manager in the history of Nottingham Forest.

The only English title came with the coach, in the 1977-78 season, after his promotion from the second division.

In the next two seasons, a double championship would be envied by rival Arsenal and other giants in Europe: the Champions League.

In 1978-1979, the undefeated champion in the continental championship. In the first stage, . is eliminated Liverpool. After that, take EK Atenas. In the quarter-finals, victory over the Swiss Grasshoppers. In the half, gone from Cologne And in the big decision, I beat Malmö 1 a 0.

UEFA Champions League

The following season, another Champions League title. In the first stage, it passed Nottingham Forest Oster of Sweden. Then he defeated the Romanian Argeş Piteşti.

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In the quarter-finals, the opponent was Dinamo Berlin. The English advanced 3-2 on aggregate. In the semi-finals, a guaranteed passport to a big decision to pass through the mighty Ajax.

In the final, the goalkeeper shined Peter ChiltonThe player with the most matches in history Englandand victory with it 1 a 0 Based on Hamburg Not the Santiago Bernabeu.

Notable players

In addition to Peter Shelton, Nottingham Forest already had players, who would go on to be big stars, in the squad. names like John Terry, Roy Keane, Teddy Sheringham and Aaron Ramsey Passed by the English team.

In addition, the reds He has only one Brazilian in his history. revealed before Sea tripAnd Leo Bonatini He became the first player from Brazil to play for the club.

It was in 2019, after working for Wolverhampton, who gained access to the English Premier League. Currently, he is 27 years old, working for Grasshoppers.