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Greatest 11 revealed

3 May 2016

Nottingham Forest’s greatest 11 was revealed at last night’s 150th anniversary gala dinner.

Over the course of the 2015-16 campaign, season ticket holders voted for the following line-up:

Nominees in full:

Goalkeeper

Harry Linacre (1899-1908, 335 apps)

Peter Grummitt (1960-69, 352 apps)

Peter Shilton (1977-81, 272 apps)

Steve Sutton (1980-92, 257 apps)

Mark Crossley (1988-97, 355 apps)

Right back

Viv Anderson (1974-1983, 425 apps)

Brian Laws (1988-1994, 191 apps)

Des Lyttle (1993-1999, 220 apps)

Matthieu Louis-Jean (1998-2005, 212 apps)

Centre backs

Larry Lloyd (1976-80, 214 apps, 13 goals)

Michael Dawson (2001-2005, 90 apps, 7 goals)

Kenny Burns (1977-81, 196 apps, 15 goals)

Steve Chettle (1987-00, 526 apps, 14 goals) 

Des Walker (1983-04, 408 apps, 1 goal)

Wes Morgan (2002-12, 403 apps, 14 goals)

Bob McKinlay (1951-69, 685 apps, 10 goals)

Colin Cooper (1993-98, 213 apps, 23 goals)

Left back

Geoff Thomas (1946-60, 431 apps)

Joe McDonald (1958-60, 124 apps)

Frank Clark (1975-78, 155 apps)

Stuart Pearce (1985-97, 522 apps)

Julian Bennett (2006-2011, 95 apps)

Right wing

Franz Carr (1985-91, 159 apps)

Gary Crosby (1987-94, 214 apps)

Barry Lyons (1966-72, 239 apps)

Martin O'Neill (1971-80, 371 apps)

David Phillips (1993-98, 159 apps)

Steve Stone (1991-00, 229 apps)

Central midfielders

Roy Keane (1990-93, 154 apps, 33 goals)

John McGovern (1974-81, 335 apps, 11 goals)

Neil Webb (1985-94, 229 apps, 63 goals)

Lars Bohinen (1993-96, 75 apps, 10 goals)

Ian Bowyer (1973-86, 564 apps, 96 goals)

Jermaine Jenas (1999-2002 and 2012, 39 apps, 7 goals)

Steve Hodge (1981-91, 273 apps, 66 goals)

Jeff Whitefoot (1958-67, 285 apps, 7 goals)

Jack Burkitt (1948-61, 503 apps, 15 goals)

Left wing

Ian Woan (1990-2000, 234 apps, 37 goals)

John Robertson (1970-83, 1985-86, 514 apps, 95 goals)

Stewart Imlach (1956-59, 204 apps, 48 goals)

Andy Reid (2000-05, 2011 – present, 279 apps, 40 goals)

Forwards

Stan Collymore (1993-95, 78 apps, 45 goals)

Nigel Clough (1984-93, 1996-97, 415 apps, 131 goals)

Pierre Van Hooijdonk (1997-99, 77 apps, 41 goals)

Trevor Francis (1979-81, 93 apps, 37 goals)

Garry Birtles (1976-80, 1982-86, 283 apps, 96 goals)

Ian Storey-Moore (1962-72, 272 apps, 118 goals)

Robert Earnshaw (2008-11, 113 apps, 45 goals)

Tony Woodcock (1973-79, 180 apps, 62 goals)

Wally Ardron (1949-55, 191 apps, 124 goals)

Grenville Morris (1898-13, 460 apps, 217 goals)

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