White Hart Lane

Next Game

Tottenham v N Forest

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 19:45

Capital One Cup Third Round

The Den

Last Game

Millwall 0 - 0 N Forest

Saturday, 20 September 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Forest sign Hobbs from Hull

Nottingham Forest have signed Hull City defender Jack Hobbs on a season-long loan which will become permanent next summer.

Last Updated: 16/07/13 at 20:46 Post Comment

Jack Hobbs: Hull City defender has joined Nottingham Forest

Jack Hobbs: Hull City defender has joined Nottingham Forest

The 24-year-old will commence a pre-agreed two-year contract at the end of the 2013-14 campaign that will keep him at the City Ground until the summer of 2016.

A former Liverpool trainee, Hobbs made 22 appearances for Hull last season as they clinched automatic promotion to the Premier League.

Forest boss Billy Davies said: "We are very pleased to welcome Jack to the club.

"He has for some time been recognised as one of the brightest defensive prospects outside the Premier League and I am delighted that we have been able to bring him in.

"To target players of his calibre is easy; the difficult part is making the deal happen.

"Not only do signings like this further signal our intentions this season, but they also highlight the hard work that is going on behind the scenes to ensure we are a force to be reckoned with.

"Things are slowly falling into place. There is still a lot of work to be done, but Jack is another piece in the jigsaw."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

e deserved respect for forging a successful football career despite being, clearly, made from balsa wood.

Nutboy
Wenger: Diaby deserves respect

L

iverpool should put in a bid for Barkley. As cheeky as it may sound, only he looks capable enough to replace Gerrard.

paulay8
Gerrard's Decay Becoming Sadly Apparent

M

y emotions were not mixed. Super professional that he is. I will never look at you the same way Frank. Love affair over.

gittoplo
Lampard: Mixed emotions

Footer 365

Rio: Fergie exit hit RvP hardest

Rio Ferdinand has claimed Robin van Persie was the player who suffered the most after Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement as Man United manager.

Transfer news: Frank Lampard's Manchester City loan spell could be extended

Frank Lampard's loan spell with Manchester City could be extended into February next year, according to Sky sources.

Capital One Cup: Alan Pardew says Remy Cabella and Emmanuel Riviere will come good

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is sure his summer signings will soon start showing the ability that made him target them.

Mail Box

Should Gerrard Play Further Forward?

That's one shout in a mailbox that recalls Rafa Benitez saying the Liverpool man would one day end up as a striker. Plus, thoughts on Rooney and 500 words on Ipswich...

Will Rodgers Finally Drop Gerrard?

The mailbox wants to know if Brendan Rodgers has the stones to drop Steven Gerrard. Plus, thoughts on Wayne Rooney's display, sitting down, and thanking United fans...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property