NO HARM NO FOULFrustrated Nottingham Forest Greek Owner Marinakis Throws Ticket in a Bush After His Team Suffers 5-0 Defeat Against Fulham

Nottingham Forest owner Evangelos Marinakis reportedly left Craven Cottage in frustration before the conclusion of the match, where his team suffered a 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Fulham. The Greek owner’s actions have stirred conversations, especially after a fan claimed to have discovered Marinakis’ ticket tossed into a nearby bush.

A fan found Evangelos Marinakis’ match pass in a nearby bush after the match against Fulham. | Credit: X

Nottingham Forest’s struggles have been evident, with the team securing just one victory in their last 11 games, leading them to slide down to 16th place in the Premier League standings. The recent defeat by Fulham, marked by braces from Raul Jimenez and Alex Iwobi, along with a goal from Tom Cairney, exacerbates the club’s challenging season.

Nottingham Forest Greek owner Evangelos Marinakis appeared visibly frustrated during the match against Fulham. | Credit: Alamy

The visible frustration from Marinakis, who left his seat before the final whistle, indicates the owner’s discontent with the team’s performance. The fan’s discovery of Marinakis’ discarded pass further adds a unique twist to the narrative, with social media buzzing about the unusual incident.

Commenting on the situation, fans on social media offered a mix of humor and understanding. Some remarked on the challenging month for Marinakis, referencing Olympiacos’ recent 5-0 defeat by Freiburg in the Europa League. Despite the humorous comments, the pressure on Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cooper is intensifying, particularly with the team’s significant investments following their promotion to the Premier League in 2022.

Marinakis, known for his involvement in both Nottingham Forest and Olympiacos, has faced setbacks in football recently, heightening scrutiny on the managerial decisions and overall team performance. The supportive chants for Cooper from fans during the match, despite the team’s struggles, highlight the complexity of the situation.

In response to the fan support, Cooper expressed gratitude but also acknowledged the embarrassment felt due to the team’s performance, stating, “I’m grateful for the support but I’m really embarrassed by it as well. I didn’t deserve that, and the fans deserve better than what they got tonight.”


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