Nottingham Forest Football Club is a football club in Nottinghamshire, England that currently plays in the Football League Championship. The club, often referred to simply as Forest or Nott'm Forest have played home matches at the City Ground, West Bridgford in the continuous urban area of Nottingham since 1898.
Founded in 1865, Forest were founder members of the Football Alliance in 1889 and joined the Football League in 1892. Forest won the FA Cup in 1898 and 1959. Their most successful period was under the management of Brian Clough between 1975 and 1993, winning the League, back to back European Cups, four League Cups and two Full Members Cups. In recent years the club have fallen on harder times, and have been outside the Premier League since 1999.