An Evening with Nottingham Forest Legends live in Nottingham City
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Celebrating the legacy of Nottingham Forest
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2020 marks the 40th anniversary of Nottingham Forest winning the European Cup for the second time in successive years. As part of the celebration we are hosting an evening with 5 legends of the club on OCTOBER 29th in Nottingham's Crowne Plaza Hotel
The legends are (in alphabetical order)
1. VIV ANDERSON
Nottingham Forest 1974 - 1984
Viv Anderson is famously the first black footballer to play for England, but there is much more to him. Spending a decade at Nottingham Forest and being part of both the European Cup winning teams under Brian Clough. In 1984 Anderson signed for Arsenal and then in 1987 he signed for Manchester United two of the biggest clubs in the country.
Anderson was born and raised in Clifton, Nottingham - so its a case of local boy done good!
2. STAN COLLYMORE
Nottingham Forest 1993 - 1995
Stan was a striker with the ability to score amazing goals and with a rate of 41 goals in 65 games for Forest he caught the eye of the nation in the early days of the Premier League, to the point he signed for Liverpool for a then British record of £8.5 million and 3 caps for England!
Collymore is now a regular pundit on Talksport
3. STEVE HODGE
Nottingham Forest 1980 - 1985 / 1988 - 1991
A rare left footed English midfielder, Hodge was a huge favorite in a new era of Nottingham Forest. Born in Nottingham he became a local hero, spurring his decision to return to the club in 1988. Hodge is the proud owner of Diego Maradona's shirt from the infamous hand of god game, even calling his biography 'the man with Maradona's shirt!'
4. DES WALKER
Nottingham Forest 1984 - 1992 / 2002 - 2004
Des Walker is a Nottingham Forest and England legend, beloved by Nottingham Forest fans and England fans alike. With the chant of 'You'll never beat Des Walker' ringing around the stadium, it was very rare anyone did!
Walker was blessed with a blistering pace and incredible control that made him the iconic defender that is still remembered fondly across the nation
5. TONY WOODCOCK
Nottingham Forest 1974 - 1979
Woody was part of the legendary Clough team of 1979 winning the European Cup and EFL cup, as well as the first division and league cup in 1978.
1977 saw him also win the PFA young player of the year
Tony went on to play for FC Koln and Arsenal (being the Gunners top scorer 3 years in a row between 1983 and 1985) during his career and earned 42 England caps (and 16 goals before retiring in 1990.
The five legends will all be appearing on stage together talking about their individual careers and time with Nottingham Forest on October 29th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel
On Oct 31st we will welcome another Forest Legend to Nottingham, this time the Alea Casino, when we welcome Psycho himself back to Nottingham!