NOTTINGHAM Forest owner Nigel Doughty has died at his home in Skillington near Grantham today.
Mr Doughty, 54, stepped down as chairman of the club earlier this season.
The club released a statement on their website today, which states: "It is with enormous sadness that Nottingham Forest announce the death of the club's owner Nigel Doughty.
"Mr Doughty, who was 54, was found dead earlier today in his gym at his home in Skillington, Lincolnshire.
"The club would like to appeal for the privacy of Mr Doughty's family to be observed at this sad time."