Clark among Forest sackings

Nottingham Forest have sacked their chief executive and chief

scout along with club ambassador Frank Clark.

Chief executive Mark Arthur and director of recruitment Keith

Burt have been axed by club chairman Fawaz Al Hasawi, a member of

the Al Hasawi family that owns Forest.

And the exit of former boss Clark is likely to shock supporters

given his lengthy association with the Championship club.

Asked about rumours of his sacking, Clark said: “I don’t want to

say any more about it, for obvious reasons, but that is true.

“It’s a shock, it’s certainly a shock. Right out of the blue – a

real shock.”

It has been a period of upheaval at the City Ground and things

show no signs of settling down following the latest


The Al Hasawi family completed their takeover of Forest in the

summer, appointing Sean O’Driscoll as manager.

But O’Driscoll was surprisingly replaced by Alex McLeish last

month, with Arthur, Burt and Clark now following him through the

exit door just three weeks later.