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Nottingham Forest won the first of their 2 European Cups



All these years on, only 2 other English teams can understand what that feels like

posted 3 weeks, 1 day ago

comment by Fourzah (U22366)
posted 6 hours, 33 minutes ago
That is meaningless info that nobody is interested in.
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You’re right. What we should be asking is how many of these teams have won it more than FIVE times.

posted 3 weeks, 1 day ago

comment by Ringo Fire (U4165)
posted 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
comment by Fourzah (U22366)
posted 6 hours, 33 minutes ago
That is meaningless info that nobody is interested in.
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You’re right. What we should be asking is how many of these teams have won it more than FIVE times.


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To be fair, I think in recent years since it changed to the Champions League, it’s list its credibility as a competition - it’s no longer the Champions of Champions as it was back in the day which for me doesn’t make it as prestigious - it’s just now a money making racket

Therefore the last 2 that Liverpool won, and the one Chelsea won are bogus, also the last one that Man won Utd because they weren’t champions of their respective leagues at the time. They were runners-up or even finished third or fourth which kind of makes a mockery of the whole competition to be honest.

It was a much better format in the earlier years of the competition when you had to be the champions of your respective league in order to qualify for the European cup. It should now be called the Champions League + the 3 or 4 runners up Cup Competition

Do in truth, Liverpool should really still only have 4, Man Utd 2, and Chelsea 0 😂

Only my opinion of course 👍🏼

posted 2 weeks, 5 days ago

comment by Colemanballs (U22246)
posted 4 days, 3 hours ago
4 teams
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How many before money in the pl distorted the whole landscape?

posted 2 weeks, 1 day ago

comment by BruceAndPally (U8201)
posted 1 week, 1 day ago
comment by N2 (U22280)
posted 10 minutes ago
Forest should be back in the PL by now.

Remember when Ole came off the bench to score 4 goals against them? Good times.
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I think that was Forests last PL campaign too, 1998/99.
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You're correct, 21 years ago.

posted 1 week, 3 days ago

Villa
Liverpool
Man Utd
Chelsea
I make that 4

posted 1 week, 3 days ago

comment by Blues Forever (U12031)
posted 47 minutes ago
Villa
Liverpool
Man Utd
Chelsea
I make that 4
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Read the Title again....CAREFULLY

The first of their 2 European Cups

Correct me if I’m wrong, but I do believe Villa only won it once, and Chelsea, well, they got their hands on for a year, but let’s be honest, they weren’t really the Champions of Champions were they? They didn’t qualify by being the best in the previous season, Where did they finish, 2nd, 3rd or even 4th so not really a Champion of CHAMPIONS winning team IMO

And they’ve only had it once too...

....unlike Liverpool, Man Utd and Forest 👍🏼

Hope that helps

posted 5 days, 13 hours ago

Afternoon Rev



It was only a Cup competition of course, and therefore subject to luck. Forest’s greatest achievement was their League title. But it was a better competition for the same reason, far more drama, and because there were fewer rounds they were exotic, unforgettable nights. It isn’t a special competition any more.

posted 4 days, 16 hours ago

Hey vidal 👍🏼

I have to agree with you there, but nevertheless, still an amazing achievement for a Club of Forest’s stature at the time

Must make you also reminisce of those magical nights back at the Baseball Ground in the early 70’s - absolutely unforgettable memories and atmospheres

posted 4 days, 15 hours ago

Of course, Rev. Because there were so few of these fixtures and only one English club involved each season, they were huge events. Now they all merge into each other and there aren’t many that live in the memory for more than a day or two, if that. Cups are all about glory and part of their magic is that upsets can happen and that the best team often doesn’t win. That’s not to say that Forest didn’t deserve their wins or that they weren’t incredible achievements, because they were. Now everything is engineered so that the same clubs will get their incomes and won’t run the risk of getting knocked out early on. There is no chance of an unfancied team upsetting the applecart.

posted 4 days, 10 hours ago

Vidal 👍🏼

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