Fiji Time: 7:32 PM on Sunday 4 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

United sets up FA Cup date with Nottingham Forest

Friday, February 07, 2014

LONDON - Nottingham Forest will face a Sheffield United side managed by former City Ground favourite Nigel Clough in the last 16 of the FA Cup after beating Preston North End 2-0 in a fourth-round replay yesterday.

Jamie Mackie's early opener and Darius Henderson's stoppage-time strike saw Championship side Forest, managed by former Preston boss Billy Davies, progress at the expense of their League One opponents.

Now they will face another third tier side in Sheffield United, with the trip to the Blades' Bramall Lane ground sure to stoke plenty of memories.

Former England international Clough, the son of legendary Forest manager Brian, started his career as a player at the City Ground.

But it was in his role as manager of Forest's Midlands rivals Derby County that Nigel Clough had a run-in with Davies following a touchline row during a game at Derby's Pride Park in 2010.

Davies accused Clough of kneeing him in the back during a melee which involved players and coaching staff.

Clough later denied the allegation, but Davies made an official complaint to the League Managers' Association.

Three subsequent matches saw Forest beat Clough's Derby on every occasion.

The last meeting proved pivotal, with Clough sacked by Derby just two days after a 1-0 defeat by Forest in September.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62500.6060
JPY 56.314853.3148
GBP 0.30660.2986
EUR 0.41350.4015
NZD 0.73890.7059
AUD 0.66860.6436
USD 0.46750.4505



Exchange Rate updated on 30th September 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Car crash driver free
  2. Mother laments loss of son
  3. Naholo's fastest try
  4. Talk or else
  5. England out of Rugby World Cup
  6. Dishonesty worries
  7. 256 teachers awarded OHS, first aid training certificates
  8. Queen visits Happy Home
  9. Call for examinations
  10. Curbing violence

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fiji's rugby woes Monday (28 Sep)
  2. Pastor in court Tuesday (29 Sep)
  3. Padre on indecent assault charge fronts court Monday (28 Sep)
  4. Tribute to dad Monday (28 Sep)
  5. Tired Wales march on after holding off feisty Fiji Friday (02 Oct)
  6. The mysteries and tragedies of Naria Tuesday (29 Sep)
  7. RWC 2015 ball hunters Wednesday (30 Sep)
  8. 13 seek refuge in Fiji Wednesday (30 Sep)
  9. Botia up for Wales clash Thursday (01 Oct)
  10. Military has its suspicions Tuesday (29 Sep)