Stuart Pearce made a triumphant return to Nottingham Forest as a manager as his side claimed a 2-0 win over Blackpool
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Brian Clough will be honoured in Nottingham Forest’s Capital One Cup tie against Spurs on Wednesday, September 24 when 1,000 fans will be given replicas of his famous fashion accessory - a green round neck jumper - to wear at the fixture.
Capital One, the Nottingham-based credit card company and League Cup sponsor, will be handing out the iconic jumpers to all fans travelling on the official supporters’ coaches to White Hart Lane.
A limited number will also be given to Forest fans at the stadium on a first-come-first-served basis.
Clough, one of football’s most loved characters, passed away on September 20, 2004.
Nottingham has beaten off Manchester and Portsmouth to win the right to stage a £1.6million two-year pilot project aimed at testing ways of getting more people playing football regularly.
The Football Association had £1.6millionn of public funding for the amateur game cut by Sport England in March after failing to reverse a decline in participation - last year there were 1.84million people playing football regularly, a fall of 100,000 since April 2013.
The points were shared at the City Ground after Britt Assombalonga's opener for Nottingham Forest was cancelled out by a Ryan Shotton strike.
Derby centre-back Jake Buxton saw red for a second bookable offence when challenging Chris Burke.
Nottingham Forest came through their toughest test of the season so far with their unbeaten start intact as they beat a spirited Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 at Hillsborough.
Forest, among the favourites for promotion, are enjoying a fine start to life under Stuart Pearce and Henri Lansbury's first-half header made it four Sky Bet Championship wins from five and puts them top of the early league table.
Nottingham Forest have signed Matty Fryatt on a three-year deal.
Fryatt will move to the City Ground on a free transfer when his contract at Hull expires at the end of this month.