BRIAN SCIARETTA - Friday, January 14, 2011
US international Robbie Findley successfully obtained his UK work permit after a hearing in London according to a report on Nottingham Forest website.

The US forward previously signed a contract to join the club but it was contingent on obtaining a work permit.

With that now cleared, Findley will become the newest American in England.

Findley will now leave MLS after playing 100 games combined between Real Salt Lake and the LA Galaxy.

He scored 100 goals in the league's regular season and in 2009 he helped Real Salt Lake win their first ever MLS Cup.

Findley has earned 11 caps for the US national team but has yet to score.

Nottingham Forest currently sit in seventh place in the English Championship and are only two points out of the sixth spot which would send them into the playoffs for a promotional spot to the Premier League.
Saturday January 15, 2011 8:25 am
100 goals in 100 games AMAZING!! Man U sign him up!
Friday January 14, 2011 5:49 pm
Wow. I'm surprised. Best of luck, Robbie.
Ivan Drago
Friday January 14, 2011 4:35 pm
Wow, I am amazed that Forest wanted him, but more amazed that he was granted a permit. Good luck Robbie, if they can teach you to finish against real competition you'll be a heck of a player.
Friday January 14, 2011 4:24 pm
100 league goals? Really? Uh, no.
Friday January 14, 2011 3:14 pm
I haven't been this stoked about a Forest signing in years! As a longtime supporter of the Reds (through a few good times in the Stuart "Psycho" Pearce days and a ton of bad times since), I can't remember a Yank signing on at City Ground since Benny Olsen donned the Forest crest about a decade ago.... Unfortunately, Olsen was off to a cracking start at Forest before blowing out his knee and never quite returning to form..... Hopefully Robbie Findley finds joy at City Ground (and A LOT more luck!) and develops well for both club and country..... It's finally exciting to be a Forest Red again! Good luck, Robbie! As we Forest supporters say virtually EVERY season before suffering yet-another heartbreak in the final weeks, "WE'RE GOING UP!" hehehehhhh :-)

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