‘We hate Forest’ spelled out on roof

"We hate Forest" on roof of building on A50

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David Greenall spelled out DCFC first, followed by “We hate Forest”

A Derby County fan has slated his team’s rivals by spelling out “We hate Forest” in roof tiles on a building he was working on.

David Greenall did it for “a bit of a laugh” and hopes Nottingham Forest fans will see the funny side.

He told the Derby Telegraph the developer is also a Rams fan.

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David Greenall said he spelled out the message for “a bit of a laugh”

The words will remain visible for a few days until he starts covering the rest of the roof of the building, which is next to the A50 at Chellaston, Derby.

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Mr Greenall said fellow fans have been beeping their car horns in support every few minutes as they drive past.

“The reaction at the moment has been phenomenal,” he said.

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Nottingham Forest and Derby County are fierce local rivals

“It’s not very often you get a roof in such a prominent position on a major A road and I thought ‘Ooh Nottingham is up the road, there’s a big game coming up’.

“Hopefully the Forest fans will take it in the context that it was meant to be, which is a bit of fun.”

The fierce East Midlands rivals next face each other in a Championship clash on Saturday 19 March.

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The building is next to the A50, a road frequently used by people from Nottingham and Derby

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