Andy Reid has said he is elated to see three Nottingham Forest stars named in the Championship Team of the Year.

The Under-23 head coach took to Twitter after last night’s award ceremony to praise Joe Worrall, Djed Spence and Ryan Yates.

Forest had three players chosen for the team for the first time in many years and in truth, more were unlucky to miss out.

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Scott McKenna and James Garner can count themselves particularly unlucky; whilst Philip Zinckernagel also has an impressive number of goal contributions.

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This is an indication of just how good Forest have been under Steve Cooper. Forest had four points from eight points when he arrived, yet they’re now all but secured a play-off place with four games remaining.

It’s perhaps no surprise to see the Forest three named among the best players in the division.

Worrall and Spence have been attracting Premier League interest all season, with Yates considered the most improved player under Cooper’s guidance.

All three have contributed to Forest’s meteoric rise up the Championship table and they’re integral to the team’s fortunes.

What has Reid said about the Forest trio?

The under-23 head coach has a vested interest in young players doing well. Worrall and Yates have come through the Reds academy, whilst Spence looks like a star of the future.

Reid has taken to Twitter to seemingly suggest that the trio are all fine examples of players who deliver sound results on a daily basis in training.

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Yates and Worrall clearly take a lot of pride in their efforts to become better footballers, whilst Spence could be at one of Europe’s top clubs next season.

Reid is Forest through and through and he always seems to show a great deal of passion for the club; as he did when he was wearing the Garibaldi himself.

The under-23 figure is elated with last night’s announcement. He will hope to bring through the next Worrall and Yates into the first team.

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