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Forest's Lascelles and Darlow complete Newcastle move

Nottingham Forest's Jamaal Lascelles and Karl Darlow have completed their move to Newcastle United.

The pair have signed permanent deals with the Premier League club but will remain at The City Ground on season-long loans as part of the agreement.

Nottingham Forest sign Britt Assombalonga from Peterborough

Britt Assombalonga scored 33 goals in 58 games for Peterborough last season
Britt Assombalonga scored 33 goals in 58 games for Peterborough last season Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Nottingham Forest have completed the signing of Peterborough Utd striker Britt Assombalonga on a five-year deal.

The 21 year-old scored 33 goals in 58 games for the League One club last season.

He began his career at Watford before he made the permanent switch to Peterborough last summer.

Assombalonga is in line to make his debut in the club's opening match of the season at home to Blackpool.

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Nottingham Forest sign Michail Antonio from Sheffield Wednesday

Michail Antonio scored 9 goals in 42 games for Sheffield Wednesday last season
Michail Antonio scored 9 goals in 42 games for Sheffield Wednesday last season Credit: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

Nottingham Forest have completed the signing of Michail Antonio from Sheffield Wednesday for an undisclosed fee.

Antonio, 24, has signed a three-year deal with the club.

The 24 year-old winger scored 9 goals in 42 games for the Owls last season, having joined from Reading in 2012.

Antonio began his career with non-league Tooting and Mitcham and has also played on loan for Cheltenham, Southampton and Colchester.

I'm really pleased to be here. Nottingham Forest is a massive club, it has great potential to reach the Premier League and, on a personal level, I'm here to better myself as a player and get as far as I can.

Forest have an amazing history and they have been pushing for promotion to the Premier League for the last four or five years. Hopefully now we can get there.

– Michail Antonio

He could make his debut Saturday in the season-opener against Blackpool.

Stuart Pearce takes charge of Nottingham Forest

Stuart Pearce was unveiled as the new manager in April Credit: Rowan Staszkiewicz/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Stuart Pearce officially takes up his post as manager of Nottingham Forest today. Pearce replaces Billy Davies, whose second spell in charge came to an end in March.

Forest finished last season in 11th position in the Championship, seven points off the play-off places.

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Greening issues statement at end of Nottingham Forest contract

Jonathan Greening says he will look back on his time at Forest 'fondly' Credit: PA Wire

Jonathan Greening has issued the following statement to supporters after coming to the end of his Nottingham Forest contract.

"I would like to thank the supporters for the backing they gave me over the course of three very enjoyable years at The City Ground. I will look back fondly on my time at Forest and I truly hope the club achieves its dream of promotion to the Premier League as soon as possible.

It is my intention to continue playing for at least another season as I feel fit and capable of making a positive contribution to a team.

I wish everyone connected with Forest the very best for the future."

Nottingham Forest's Dexter Blackstock admits betting rules breach

Blackstock has been given a £60,000 fine and suspended ban
Blackstock has been given a £60,000 fine and suspended ban Credit: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire

Nottingham Forest striker Dexter Blackstock has been hit with a suspended three-month ban and fined £60,000 after admitting breaking the Football Association's betting rules.

The FA has imposed the ban on Blackstock, who is currently recovering from a serious knee injury sustained during a loan spell at Leeds in December, after last month charging the 27-year-old with multiple breaches of conduct.

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Blackstock faces betting charge

Nottingham Forest striker Dexter Blackstock has been charged in relation to breaking the Football Association's betting rules.

Blackstock, currently recovering from a serious knee injury sustained during a loan spell at Leeds in December, has been accused of multiple breaches of conduct and has six days in which to respond to the charge.

Dexter Blackstock Credit: Press Association

An FA statement said: "Nottingham Forest's Dexter Blackstock has been charged with multiple breaches of FA Rule E8(b) for misconduct in relation to betting.

"Blackstock has until Monday 28 April 2014 to respond to the charge."

Blackstock, who signed a new four-and-a-half-year contract at the City Ground last season, last played for Forest in October and later that month he was sent out on loan to Sky Bet Championship rivals Leeds.

After four appearances for the Yorkshire club, the 27-year-old suffered a season-ending knee injury in training ahead of Leeds' league game against Blackburn.

He is not expected to play again until next season, when Stuart Pearce will have begun his tenure as Forest manager.

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