Some Nottingham Forest fans are wishing they had Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce instead

Nottingham Forest fans gesture during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Ipswich Town at City Ground on May 7, 2017 in Nottingham, England.

Bruce's Sheffield Wednesday side comfortably beat Nottingham Forest on Tuesday.

Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium on April 09, 2019 in...

Some Nottingham Forest fans are ruing their club's decision not to appoint the Sheffield Wednesday manager, Steve Bruce, as Aitor Karanka's successor.

Bruce's Owls comfortably beat Forest 3-0 at Hillsborough on Tuesday to climb above the Reds to ninth in the Championship table - despite being without key players Barry Bannan, Sam Hutchinson, Rolando Aarons and Dominic Iorfa.

 

Wednesday were 17th when Bruce's reign began at the end of January - seven points and as many places behind the side Martin O'Neill had recently inherited.

And, having lost to the Owls, many of a Nottingham Forest persuasion are already calling for another change at the City Ground - with these ones wondering what might have been... 

 

 

 

 

 

Josh hill‏ @joshhillde7:

Forest should of got Bruce! Not ******* MON! #nffc

 

 

Sheffield Wednesday's player shortage presented fringe players such as Joey Pelupessy, Marco Matias and the former Nottingham Forest loanee, George Boyd, with opportunities to impress Bruce ahead of what promises to be a busy summer at Hillsborough.

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And the trio did not disappoint, with Matias (twice) and Boyd on target.

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George Boyd of Sheffield Wednesday scores his sides second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium on April 09,...

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