Forest's charitable approach helped clubs like Liverpool, Arsenal and Brighton & Hove Albion to form.  The 3–0 win against Aston Villa on 15 April had Forest second in the table a point behind United. The match was abandoned after six minutes. "Keane; The Autobiography". For general information about the club, see Nottingham Forest. John McPherson moved in to collect shooting low into the goal to win 3–1.. Following a poor start to the 2011–2012 season, McClaren became increasingly frustrated with his managerial role. Their fortunes were not helped by financial problems and a constant need to sell top players in order to pay off the debts that were caused by certain signings that Platt made, including the Trio of Italians who only made a handful of appearances between them but cost over £5 million (Gianluca 'Bepe' Petrachi and Salvatore Matrecano from Perugia plus free transfer Moreno Mannini from Sampdoria). Roy Keane later admitted that he was not fit to play in the match, which he said was why he played such an insignificant role in the final..  However, despite a strong league position, Karanka left his position on 11 January 2019 after having been asked to be released from his contract. In April 1988, Forest beat Sheffield Wednesday on penalties to win the Football League Centenary Tournament final. 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In the 1980–81 European Cup Forest were knocked out in the first round after surprise 1–0 home and away defeats by CSKA Sofia. Forest have won 11 major honours during their history: 1 league title, 2 FA Cups, 4 League Cups, 1 FA Charity Shield, 2 European Cups, and 1 European Super Cup. Clark looked to be well on the way to re-establishing Forest as a top team.  Withe was replaced in the starting team by Garry Birtles who Taylor had scouted playing for non-league Long Eaton United. Garry Birtles was sold to Manchester United in 1980 but returned to Forest two years later. Forest were left odds-on to progress to Wembley, only to lose 5–2 after extra-time at home in the second leg to condemn The Reds to a third season in League One.  He was replaced with former Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill four days later.  He was replaced by Spaniard Aitor Karanka, who arrived on 8 January 2018, immediately after caretaker manager Gary Brazil had masterminded a 4–2 home win over FA Cup holders Arsenal in the third round of the FA Cup. , Forest were 13th in English football's second tier when Clough joined. Grenville Morris had his first of five seasons as the club's highest scorer en route to becoming the all-time club highest goalscorer with 213 goals. Brian Clough became manager of Nottingham Forest on 6 January 1975 twelve weeks after the end of his 44-day tenure as manager of Leeds United. Forest also beat Everton 4–3 after extra time in the 1989 Full Members Cup final. The winning run eventually ended in a thrilling 3–2 defeat at the hands of struggling Hartlepool United. But that target was made all the more difficult to achieve at the end of 2004–05, when Forest finished second from bottom in the Championship and were relegated to League One.  Stuart Pearce also won the first of his five successive selections for the PFA Team of the Year. , On 18 May 2017 it was confirmed that Evangelos Marinakis had completed his takeover of Nottingham Forest, bringing an end to Al-Hasawi's reign as Forest owner. Three further wins in league and cup followed without conceding a goal. In 1989–90, Forest retained the League Cup with Nigel Jemson scoring the only goal in a 1–0 win over Oldham Athletic, but could only finish 9th in the First Division. After going a goal down early on, Nigel Clough equalised with a penalty before he and Neil Webb added two more.  Club record appearance holder Bobby McKinlay played in the final winning team captained by Jack Burkitt.  Billy Davies was confirmed as the new manager on 1 January 2009 and watched Pemberton's side beat Manchester City 3–0 away in the FA Cup, prior to taking official charge. He had previously won promotion to the Premiership twice with West Bromwich Albion, having taken over at a time when they were on the verge of relegation to League One. [nb 1] This made Clough the third of four managers to win the English league championship with two different clubs. Does Jerry Seinfeld have Parkinson's disease? He said, "Those who said it was a nothing trophy were absolutely crackers. Having drawn the first leg 0–0 at the City Ground, they were eventually beaten 3–1 in the second leg in a hard-fought contest against the Welsh outfit. In the second leg in Germany, Ian Bowyer scored the only goal of the match to put Forest through. Forest took 28 points out of a possible 39 under Barlow and McParland in the final 13 games of the season and just missed out on the play-offs when they could only draw at Bradford City on the final day of the season. In the summer of 1991 Forest signed Millwall striker Teddy Sheringham for a club record fee of £2 million. It was hoped that he could achieve the same success with Forest. Calderwood signed five players in the middle of 2007, most notably former Celtic captain Neil Lennon on a free transfer.