Tom Parish is Nottingham Forest’s tea boy. Tom Parish is 88. He has worked at the club for 35 years, starting as a steward and working his way up to the prestigious position. He now brews up for the club’s managers, coaching staff, and directors. He seems a sound bloke, Tom, and CNN have made this extremely heart-warming film about his role at the club for their Great Big Story series. Check it out above.

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