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Rough Guide to Nottingham Sport

Sport followers are well catered for in the city of Nottingham though it has to be said that some of the city’s oldest and largest sporting institutions are, well let’s be kind and say, ‘stuttering’. The city shares two football clubs Nottingham Forest (remember folks, always Nottingham Forest as the Reds’ supporters get a little sniffy about that one) and Notts. County. Notts and Forest are respectively the oldest and third oldest league clubs in the country and possibly the world, respectively. The two clubs are also closer together geographically than any other in the UK apart from the Dundee teams. Further Nottingham has a Rugby Union club which used to play in the suburb of Beeston but currently has a new home at Notts County’s Meadow Lane and a leading ice-hockey club, The Nottingham Panthers.

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February 4, 2008 Posted by | Ripping Yarns | Leave a comment