Roy Keane and Martin O'Neill linked with Nottingham manager role

Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane are among those being linked with the vacant manager's job at Nottingham Forest.

The Championship club have parted company with Aitor Karanka after just 12 months in charge.

The club said in a statement:

Aitor Karanka has asked to be released from his contract as the manager of Nottingham Forest Football Club.

The club have agreed to this request and the terms of departure have been agreed. Both parties wish each other every success for the future.

There will be no further comment from either party.

Simon Ireland will take charge of first-team affairs until a new manager is appointed.

Reports suggest that the two Irishmen are being considered by the club, including the Nottingham Post newspaper.

Both O'Neill and Keane played under Brian Clough during his legendary reign at the City Ground.

More on this topic

Ben Thornley: ‘There are many things I loved about Roy Keane’

The Kieran Shannon Interview: ‘Football is something you do, not something you are’

Roy Keane back at Forest and reunited with Martin O’Neill

Roy Keane set to join Martin O'Neill at Nottingham Forest

More in this Section

Liverpool and Chelsea both allocated just over 5,000 tickets for Super Cup final

Platini's lawyers release statement amid police questioning over awarding of 2022 World Cup to Qatar

Eoin Morgan rewrites record books as England smash 397 against Afghanistan

Cork City, Shamrock Rovers and St Pat's learn Europa League opponents


Lifestyle

Pauline McLynn shines in creative homecoming for Enda Walsh's The Small Things

Skin Nerd: The pros and cons of moisturisers and serums

Double act: Why talking to your baby is essential

Ask a counsellor: ‘My mother’s become so high maintenance since moving closer – what should I do?’

More From The Irish Examiner