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Arron Davies explains why he never made it at Nottingham Forest

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The one-cap Welsh international suffered with injuries during his spell at the City Ground.

Nottingham Forest recently handed a new deal to club captain Chris Cohen. The experienced midfielder, who can also play at the back, recently returned to action with Forest after a 19 month injury absence.

After proving himself fit after several previous false starts Forest rewarded him with a new deal.

It was a move that pleased Forest fans, with Cohen becoming a massive influence in the Forest dressing room and a huge fan favourite since his move from Yeovil Town in 2007.

He was however not the only player who moved from Yeovil to Forest that year. His good friend Arron Davies also made the switch. In fact, they both joined Forest on the same day in July 2007.

However, unlike Cohen, his time at the City Ground was less memorable.

He played just 40 times for the club, scoring once, before leaving the club in 2010.

Speaking to BBC Radio Nottingham this week Davies explained why his time at Forest was not a success:

"Obviously I broke my leg before the season even started. So yeah that was a massive setback. I couldn't really get fit. I couldn't get a run of games, I couldn't get a run of form going.

"I still have ongoing issues, it is mainly in my calf.

"Obviously if I could turn back time I would have to miss the game away at Motherwell and not get injured it's pretty sad that it didn't work out. I was pretty gutted about that. If I hadn't have got injured it would have been a different story."

Davies, who won one cap for Wales in 2006, has since gone on to play for Brighton, Peterborough United and Northampton Town but has truly settled down at Exeter City, where he has been since 2012.

Cohen's injuries came after he had established himself at Forest, Davies was seemingly unlucky with that timing.

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