Alex McLeish's departure from Nottingham Forest was not a surprise. Not just because there are question marks over the motives and mindset of the club's owners but also because something didn't seem right in a football context either.
Alex McLeish's exit after just 40 days in charge is only the latest twist in an increasingly-worrying soap opera at Nottingham Forest. As we approach the next game against Bristol City this weekend, the burning question is who would accept the job rather than who the owners will choose.
If you're feeling a bit self-absorbed, it can be fun to Google yourself to see what shows up in the search results. However this exercise is less fun if what shows up as the public record of your life is not only untrue but maliciously false.
A week after the glamorous new owners of Nottingham Forest spoke of a plan to return to the Premier League and recruit an "iconic" manager to help get them there, the side has no defenders and the former coach of Doncaster Rovers and Crawley Town.