The fall of Martin O'Neill at Nottingham Forest and why nostalgia doesn't work in football 5 months ago

The fall of Martin O'Neill at Nottingham Forest and why nostalgia doesn't work in football

What now for Martin O'Neill?

Martin O'Neill

On Friday, Martin O'Neill was dismissed by Nottingham Forest after five months in the job. Few people in Ireland will have been surprised by this decision but is it possible to feel sorry for O'Neill given the state of Nottingham Forest?

 

What will O'Neill's legacy be now after his failure at a club which should have been open to his ability to mention Brian Clough as often as possible and refer to his European Cup medals?

On The Football Spin, Dion Fanning and Paddy McKenna discuss O'Neill's brief time at Nottingham Forest and ask if it vindicates many of his critics when he was at Ireland?

Does it underline why there is no future for a club in looking to the past which is something every club is prone to, right now especially Manchester United?

They have signed Aaron Wan-Bissaka but is he joining a club which now knows where it's going or are United winging it? Are the Glazers Out protests that have returned significant or should they revolve around something other than the transfer strategy?

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