Alex McLeish, former boss of Birmingham and Aston Villa, will take over at the City Ground later today. He will be in charge for Saturday's key npower Championship match against Crystal Palace.
I’m delighted to welcome Alex to our Club and look forward to working with him.
“Alex took Birmingham to promotion from the Championship and has great experience of working in the Premier League.
“He’s hungry for more success and I believe he’s the man who can help us fulfil our ambition of making it to the Premier League
Former Manager Sean O'Driscoll dramatically left the club on Boxing Day - sacked after seeing Forest to a 4-2 home win over Leeds and with the club a point outside the Championship playoff zone.
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