New eras for Derby County & Nottingham Forest

Derby County have confirmed that former Birmingham City manager Gary Rowett has been appointed manager with immediate effect.

Mark Warburton is now the new man in charge of local rivals Nottingham Forest.

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Warburton appointed manager at Nottingham Forest

Mark Warburton Credit: PA

Nottingham Forest have announced the appointment of Mark Warburton as their new manager on a two-and-a-half-year contract.

The 54-year-old will be joined at the club by David Weir who takes on the role of assistant manager.


Your reaction to Gary Rowett appointment

Derby County appoint former Blues boss Gary Rowett as the new manager. Credit: PA

ITV News Central viewers have been getting in touch about Derby County appointing Gary Rowett as their new manager.

On Facebook, many of you have wished him good luck, with Anthony Harper saying it's great, but to "give him time to do the job".

Others have tweeted saying:

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