1. Why you were
looking forward to going to the ground
(or not as the case may be):
It was the 2nd game of the season and
another opportunity to support the
mighty whites. I'd never been to
Forest before and was looking
forward to seeing two of the bigger
clubs play each other.
2. How easy was your journey/finding the
We stayed the previous night in
Sheffield and a 70 minute drive, left us
with a ten minute walk to the ground,
the closest car park is right next to
Notts County's ground... The ground is
large so can't be missed.
3. What you did before the game
pub/chippy.... home fans friendly?
We walked to the ground and made our way
to the visitors end and had a burger
from a van. The home fans before
and after the game were friendly but
during the game they were somewhat
intimidating... with a few
nasty looks here and there from them,
but generally it was okay.
4. What you thought on seeing the
ground, first impressions of away end
then other sides of the ground?
The ground is really nice,
except one old side stand.
The River Trent is situated
directly behind the Trent End and it is
probably the nicest landscape around a
stadium that I have seen. The away
fans were allocated the whole lower tier
of the Bridgford end and the corner, and
a sufficient amount of leg room was
5. Comment on the game itself,
atmosphere, stewards, pies, toilets
The game was a decent one and it
finished 1-1, a constant singing battle
between both supporters made a great
atmosphere and this is really enforced
by home and away fans sharing parts of
the same end, the toilets were grubby,
but it didn't really affect me. A net is
placed just beneath the upper tier of
forest fans in order to stop missiles
being thrown, but it wasn't needed. The
stewards were fine, they told us to sit
down early on, but gave up very easily..
6. Comment on getting away from the
ground after the game:
The Leeds fans were separated from the
Forest fans for about 10 minutes or so
but both sets of supporters walked over
the bridge and no trouble occurred...
7. Summary of overall thoughts of the
Definitely worth going.... as it is a
great place and stadium....