Joe Lolley has insisted that promotion is still the aim for Nottingham Forest despite a turbulent start to the season.
It has been a mixed start to the season for Forest, who went into the weekend’s clash with Blackburn Rovers having lost their first four games of the Championship season.
That poor run of form ultimately cost Sabri Lamouchi his job on Trentside, but his successor, Chris Hughton, made a perfect start to life in charge of the Reds at the weekend.
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Lolley’s late deflected effort – his first of the season – nestled into the bottom corner, securing a stoppage-time win for the Reds.
Speaking to the press after the game, Lolley spoke about Forest’s promotion chances, with another 41 league games still to play.
Football League World’s George Harbey attended the press conference at Ewood Park, with Lolley insisting that promotion is still the aim for the Reds.
‘Promotion is still the aim’ – insists Joe Lolley.#NFFC
— George Harbey (@georgeharbey) October 17, 2020
It does feel very much like a fresh start for Forest, and with two winnable home games coming up, the next aim will be to go on a winning run.
They have a very talented group of players at the club, with many knowing what it takes to be successful in the Championship and win promotion to the Premier League.
They now have a manager who is very experienced and has won promotion twice before, too. With another 123 points still to play for, things are looking up for Forest, finally.