Tag: Espirito

11 April 2024 0

Nottingham Forest: Nuno Espirito Santo says points ‘mess’ harms Premier League’s integrity

By Total Football News
Nottingham Forest manager Nuno Espirito Santo gestures
Manager Nuno Espirito Santo has called on Nottingham Forest’s players and fans to “stay together” in their relegation battle

Nottingham Forest boss Nuno Espirito Santo says the uncertainty at the bottom of the Premier League harms the competition’s integrity.

Relegation-threatened Forest have appealed against their four-point deduction for breaching profit and sustainability rules (PSR).

But they are still awaiting a hearing.

Any decision must come by 24 May, five days

7 April 2024 0

James Maddison should have been sent off for punch, says Nuno Espirito Santo

By Total Football News
Referee Simon Hooper speaks to James Maddison and Ryan Yates
The video assistant referee did not advise referee Simon Hooper to look at the pitchside monitor

Nottingham Forest manager Nuno Espirito Santo said James Maddison should have been sent off for “punching Ryan Yates in the stomach” during Sunday’s 3-1 defeat at Tottenham.

Maddison caught Yates just before half-time with the score level at 1-1.

Referee Simon Hooper spoke to both Maddison and Yates but did not card either player,

28 March 2024 0

Nottingham Forest: Forget Premier League points deduction, says Nuno Espirito Santo

By Total Football News
Nottingham Forest: BBC Sport’s Simon Stone explains the impact of points deduction

Nuno Espirito Santo has told his Nottingham Forest players to “forget about” the club’s points deduction for breaking financial rules and focus on their battle to avoid relegation.

They are now 18th, one point behind 17th-placed Luton, but have appealed against the decision.

“Who are we to say that is fair or unfair?” manager Nuno said.

“We have

10 March 2024 0

Nuno Espirito Santo: Nottingham Forest boss asks ‘why always us?’ after red-card complaint

By Total Football News
Brighton 1-0 Nottingham Forest: Nuno Espirito Santo unhappy over ‘clear red card’

Nuno Espirito Santo asked “why always us?” after another refereeing decision went against his Nottingham Forest side in a 1-0 loss at Brighton.

Nuno claimed Jakub Moder’s tackle on Neco Williams was a “clear red card”.

“Someone tell me it is not a red card, am I saying something really stupid?” fumed the Forest boss.

The video assistant