Nottingham Forest’s fans are vital to the game. Forest football club values its fans and the support that they give to the club. There is a specially set up ‘Supporters’ Club’ for fans, which is a voluntary organisation, which has 35 branches around the world for Forest fans. The Supporters want to help Nottingham Forest F.C. do the very best it can, and their support helps directly with its branches, sponsoring players, equipment, and leasing a minibus for the Youth Academy. The club organizes coach travel to games, where it can; some branches organize other social events for Forest fans, and wherever helps fans to share costs.
Young supporters (children) are called ‘Junior Reds’ and throughout 2018-19 there’s a competition for children to design the front cover of the Junior Reds section of the match day programme. For younger supporters aged between 5-12 years, there’s often the change to be an official Nottingham Forest mascot at games.
Fans can buy home and away tickets, or season tickets. There is the home kit available from the club’s shop (available online), plus t-shits, mugs, water bottles, phone-cases, mouse-mats, clothing for men, women, children, babies, accessories, items for school, luggage, sport and home, jewelry, books, souvenirs, art etc.
Forest Fans have various online forums on which they can write varies football banter, and funny moment, general discussions etc.
The highest attendance of fans at a Nottingham Forest match was in October 1967 when they played against Manchester United, and 49,946 fans attended. The record for receipts was in 1996 when Forest played against FC Bayern Munich in the UEFA Cup quarter final, 2nd leg.
In an August 2018 article in the Nottingham Post, Forest fans were asked to rate their Championship chances, and because Karanka has been supported with the funds to shape his squad, and make 11 new signings over the summer; they’re hopeful that they should be able to challenge the top end of the Championship and get promoted to the Premier League.