- 5 updates
Former Nottingham Forest player Stan Collymore has pledged to support fans at a protest being organised this afternoon before the match against Bristol City.
Fans are angry that a takeover deal has fallen through after weeks of talks.
The club are currently without a manager, and last night their captain Henri Lansbury signed for Aston Villa.
The owner has written to fans saying,
Nottingham Forest Supporters Trust has released a statement urging Forest Chairman, Fawaz Al Hasawi, to continue talks with multi-millionaire businessman, John Moores, to buy the club.
It is after Nottingham Forest announced the proposed takeover had fallen through, after negotiations had broken down.
The trust has asked Fawaz to give the following assurances:
- Can you assure us that you remain financially committed to the football club?
- Can you assure us that we will not be selling the players we need to keep us in the championship and that we will be active in the transfer market?
- Can you make it clear who is running the football club on a day to day basis?
Nottingham Forest SupportersTrust have told ITV News Central that they will be making a full statement today regarding the takeover collapse and the future of the club.
US Multi-millionaire businessman John Moores had been in talks to buy the club, however it was confirmed last night that negotiations had broken down.
In a statement released on the club's website Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi said: "It is with great regret and disappointment that the club announces today that, despite much speculation in the media, all negotiations in regard to a partial sale of the club to US owners have come to an end."
"We feel strongly that we have acted in good faith on behalf of the club and its fans and that such a deal as it stands is not in the interests of the long-term future of the club."