The Spanish Aitor Karanka resigned this Friday as coach of Nottingham Forest after just over a year in office and with the team at the gates of posts of 'playoff' promotion to the Premier League. "Aitor Karanka has asked to be released from his contract as coach of Nottingham Forest, the club has accepted his request and the terms of dismissal have been accepted. Both parties want success in the future ", he said the statement posted on the club's website.
The Spanish coach, who has already risen to the Premier League at Middlesbrough, was questioned by the owners of the club, despite the fact that the results and the fans backed him. The Forest is seventh in the Championship table (Second division) to four points of the posts of 'playoff'. Despite losing in their last engagement with Chelsea in the FA Cup, the Karanka had won 4-2 at Leeds United in their last League match.
The Forest said in the statement that it will not comment further in the future and that Simon Ireland will take the reins of the team until a new coach is appointed.