Competition: Win Forest’s new away shirt

Carl ‘the Cobra’ Froch models the new away kit

Hello strangers – it’s been a quiet old time, hasn’t it?  At least on the news front – I’ve long since given up peddling rumours, but today did bring us some actual real news.  Not just that the takeover of Forest is somewhere between imminent (according to John Pye) and ‘something targeted to happen before the start of the season’ (according to Mark Arthur), but actual confirmed definite news.

Firstly our new sponsor, John Pye Auctions, for one year (understandably given the change in ownership) also the unveiling of our new away kit – which I absolutely love.  Normally I treat our kits with supreme indifference (I liked last season’s kits too, but alas, they both remind me of – well – last season).  I even love the strange hypnotic swirly socks!

But I digress – competition time – a lovely gentleman from Idealo UK has very kindly offered to furnish one of you lot with a new away shirt in exchange for entering this competition.  I’ve never been much good at setting difficult questions to competitions, so all I want from you is an email to me the new sponsor that will grace our kit next season.

The deadline is before the England game kicks off on Friday, then I will have something to occupy me whilst that particular drudgery takes place!

Once I’ve selected a winner at random I’ll get in touch to arrange size and preferences and delivery address – and with any luck if we get in there before the pre-order date you might even qualify for the free bath towel offer that Forest have on at the moment!  So get your emails sent in, and best of luck!

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COMPETITION: Win a luxurious Savile Rogue Forest scarf!

After the horror-show yesterday, it’s high time Forest fans had something to be cheerful about – and in that spirit I have teamed up with Savile Rogue to give you the chance to win one of the world’s finest cashmere football scarves in Nottingham Forest colours.  This could give you the opportunity to not only wear your Red and White with pride, but with the height of style and sophistication too!

Savile Rogue scarves give a nod to football terraces of yesteryear, shunning in-your-face logos and cheap nylon in favour of a traditional bar design and the comfort, quality and warmth of top grade wool.  Winter is bound to turn up sooner or later so keep your neck snug as you enjoy, erm, I mean sit and tolerate Forest’s winter fixtures.  Not only that, it’s the sort of scarf you would be happy to wear even when you’re not at the match!

To get your hands on a Nottingham Forest scarf, all you need to do is send me an email with the answer to the question below:

In which year were Nottingham Forest founded?
(clue: it’s also the name of another excellent Forest related blog too)

Drop me an email with the answer, I’ll select the winner at random from the correct answers and get in touch to grab your address so that the kind folks at Savile Rogue can post your prize to you!  The deadline for entries is 5pm on Friday 2nd December 2011.

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