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Nottingham Forest supporters are calling for calm after tasting defeat on their return to the Premier League against Newcastle United.

Nottingham Forest were well beaten by Newcastle United in the end © PA Nottingham Forest were well beaten by Newcastle United in the end

The hosts broke the deadlock just before the hour mark when Fabian Schär fired in from distance to give Newcastle the lead. Callum Wilson then doubled the advantage ten minutes and condemned Steve Cooper 's side to defeat on their return to the Premier League.

Forest fans a generally keen to keep the faith, but some concerns have been aired already. Here is a selection of the social media reaction to the match.

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Adam Fancy: No complaints today; we looked exactly what we are, a team thrown together in 4-5 weeks. Stick behind this team and manager; they've already delivered miracles. Keep the faith.

Jack O'Neill: Today was always going to be tough against a really strong Newcastle side, I was just hoping for that one glimmer of hope to carry into the next game, and there’s just not been anything to get excited about.

David Smith: Today was always going to be tough. No reason to be too downhearted. Need to trust the owners and Dane Murphy to bring in who we need and then give Steve Cooper the time to gel them into a winning team.

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Jack Straw: New signings, new division, it’s going to take time. We’re only going to get better. Back the boys at home and get their confidence thriving. No need to panic.

Archie Bestwick: I’ve been a Forest fan for a long, long time and done everything to remain positive, but this performance has been really, really, really bad

Graham Barker: Defence did a pretty good job, midfield awful, forwards no service, playing the long ball not our game. Work to be done this week.

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