Report: Stuart Pearce on what he will do if he is sacked by Nottingham Forest

Stuart Pearce

Stuart Pearce says that he is not worried about getting sacked by Nottingham Forest.

Nottingham Forest manager Stuart Pearce has told BBC East Midlands that he is not worried about losing his job.

Pearce has come under fire in recent weeks due to Forest’s poor run of form, and questions have been raised on whether he is the right man for the job.

Forest have been struggling for points since December and are currently on a run of four successive defeats in all competitions.

The Nottingham-based outfit are 13th in the Championship table with 31 points from 25 matches at the moment, eight points above the relegation zone.

However, Pearce is not scared of being sacked and insists that he will have no ill-feeling towards Forest owner Fawaz Al-Hasawi if he is dismissed.

"I never worry about my future because I have no ego,” the 52-year-old told BBC East Midlands. “I will give the job everything I have got. This club needs stability - that's for sure…

“If the owner decides I am not the man for the job, I will wish him well, move on and will still have a soft spot for Nottingham Forest in my heart, and always will do.

"But I don't think he is that way inclined. I think he sees all the good that goes on around the football club. But the only thing that matters on any given day is the result."

Pearce was appointed the Forest manager only in the summer, and it would be a bit drastic to sack him now.

The former Manchester City boss should be given time at the City Ground, but at the same time he needs to take into consideration that things cannot go on the way they have been going for the past few weeks.

It is not just a case of one or two individual players struggling for form, it’s the whole team underperforming. And this is Pearce’s responsibility to sort out.

Forest started the 2014-15 campaign aiming for a top-six finish and they still do have a chance of earning a playoff spot, but they need to start picking up points rightaway.

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