The City Ground

The City Ground has been the home of Nottingham Forest since September 1898, although the club was founded 33 years earlier in 1865.

The name of Nottingham Forest is recognised throughout the sporting world with the success generated at The City Ground that pushed the club to the forefront of the game not only at National, but also at International level.

Forest's earliest success came in 1897-98 with a 3-1 victory over Derby to secure the English Cup, the forerunner of today's FA Cup. Further domestic honours for followed on a regular basis with football league titles and domestic honours. But it is Forest's success in the European Cup, the European Super Cup and as World Club Championship finalists that underpin the club's status.

On display at The City Ground it is a magnificent display of trophies, collected over the years from around the world.

According to the records, it initially cost 3,000 to develop a ground fit to host the Cup holders' back in the 1890's a far cry from the multi-million pound facilities that are an essential part of today's professional game.

The City Ground today offers the very best in modern technology but retains the historical traditions that gives the stadium its unique atmosphere. Visitors can see for themselves the modern structure that makes The City Ground one of the top footballing venues in the land - but there is so much more to witness "behind the scenes"...

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[Click on an area of the ground to view]