According to the Telegraph, former manager (not the obnoxious little oik on Coronation Street) David Platt – unbelievably – has apparently unleashed the lawyers onto Forest in order to claim a bonus that then-chairman Eric Barnes sanctioned around five years ago when we had the unfortunate experience of the former England international ‘managing’ us and pissing away all our money on a bunch of shite.
Platt, affectionately known by all manner of expletives amongst Forest fans, has had his solicitors lodge a writ with the high court, which happened last week – but early indications seem to suggest that Forest are – thankfully – standing their ground and electing not to pay the incompetent bastard a penny of this supposed bonus (which apparently he’s agreed to deduct more than £10,000 from due to “unforeseen expenses” whilst on a club trip to Marbella in January 2001).
Presumably since he pissed off to the England U21 job having already nearly irreparably damaged Forest he waived any right to any kind of bonus – it’s interesting to note he made a complete hash of that job as well. I remember reading he was looking to come back into management, well presumably no bugger else wants the useless twunt which is why he’s resorting to this – he’s just won £55,000 for wrongful dismissal from the FA – how it can ever be wrongful to sack that useless bastard I’ll never know!
So should you read this, Mr Doughty – stand your ground and don’t give the odious little sod any cash at all, were it not for his flagrant wasting of millions I firmly believe we would not be where we are today – we should sue him for being criminally incompetent! As for you, David, I should stick to your tactics column in Four Four Two magazine – let’s face it, even that is a little too challenging for your pitiful football knowledge. Leave Nottingham Forest alone and never darken our door again!
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