Birmingham City fans were not too happy either.
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Nottingham Forest are looking for yet another new manager after Alex McLeish parted company with the club. So who might be mad enough to take the role?
A confusing transfer window has seen bizarre transfer activity at Nottingham Forest. What on earth is going on at the City Ground?
Alan Hutton looks to have finally left Aston Villa in what will be the first batch of good news that Villa fans have heard for a while.
It was perhaps unfortunate that Alex McLeish should have twice used the phrase "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" on the occasion of his first press conference as manager of Nottingham Forest.
The problem with talking about appointing "iconic names" and "the best in the business" – which was the language Nottingham Forest's Kuwaiti owners were using when they took over the club in the summer – is that the potential for anti-climax is huge.
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Aston Villa are finalising a shortlist that they hope will lead to a swift managerial appointment being made, possibly as early as the start of next week, after Alex McLeish was put out of his misery and sacked on Monday.