Arthur wants sick chants to end
Nottingham Forest chief executive Mark Arthur has urged both sets of supporters to respect each other ahead of the clash against Derby.
The last game between the two clubs at Pride Park in March was marred by sickening chants about the recent death of former Forest owner Nigel Doughty from a small section of Rams fans.
"We don't want to hear that, and we don't want to harp back to it, when someone has so sadly passed away," Arthur told Sky Sports News.
"We hope that true football supporters, whichever club they support, recognise that somebody like Nigel Doughty, who bought his hometown club, should be treated respectfully. At the time, the vast majority of football fans were very sympathetic - and we now move on."
Arthur added: "My message to the fans would be just enjoy it. Enjoy the build up to it and treat each other respectfully.
"Have good-humoured banter - we all love banter in football. And whoever wins will enjoy the bragging rights at work until the next time we meet."
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