Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

It's Not Looking Good On Paper

It's Not Looking Good On Paper

I don`t like the way the numbers are stacking up guys and here`s why:

Back in January halfway through the season I figured we needed another 43 points more or less from our remaining 23 games to be in a with a good chance of automatic promotion.

Since then we have so far played 7 games and gained just 9 points. That is a disaster. If we maintain this crap form, we will end up with a season total of only 71 points. Not only would this be way off automatic qualification, but it won`t be even enough to make the playoffs on the basis of the last five seasons when an average of 74 points was needed.

To repeat, for an automatic promotion spot I reckon we need a season total around 84 points. That means we`re looking for another 34 points from our remaining 16 games. In plain English that`s 9 wins, 7 draws and no defeats. Any takers?

So the signs are that it`s the playoffs again but even for that we`ve got to perform a damn sight better in the coming weeks than we are doing at the moment.

Cholo.

Thanks to Cholo for taking time out to write this. If you would like to write an article for the site, then contact. forest@vitalfootball.co.uk. This is your site, so have your say.





Writer:Cholo
Date:Wednesday February 13 2008
Time: 7:20PM

Comments

0
One their day any team can beat any other in FL1, its a close league really, don't think you can really predict like that.
Eddie01
13/02/2008 23:51:00
0
Cholo - win 7/8 home games & 3/8 away - pick up 4 draws & this allows 2 defeats - that is just as possible & still gets 34 points? Forests away form has to improve, no doubting that BUT this is the business end of the season & let's hope we play like we understand that! More than ever - it's a numbers game!
Our Kids Dad
14/02/2008 10:15:00
0
And you'll still be hoping the likes of us (Swansea) Donny and Carlisle slip up
cyjax
14/02/2008 19:04:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Al Hasawi Facing Bill From Moores

Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi is facing the prospect of a 'multi-millions pound bill' coming his way following the collapse of the proposed John Jay Moores takeover last week.

Vital View - Championship, 12th-14th January 2017

Newcastle moved above Brighton to the top of the table when Albion slipped up. Rotherham and Wigan both won but remain in the bottom three with Blackburn.

Garcia Favourite United Legend Giggs An Outsider

When Montanier was appointed Forest were also linked with former Brighton & Watford boss Garcia. He's seen as a favourite again with Manchester United legend Giggs an outside bet.

I Am Probably Wrong And Delusional But...

Despite the fact Moores' proposed Forest takeover was confirmed as collapsing by Al-Hasawi last week bgmineralman is still hopeful the American will gain control at the City Ground.

Archived Vital Forest Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Henderson11%
Mancienne2%
Mills2%
Hobbs42%
Lichaj2%
Lam1%
Cash2%
Pereira1%
Osborn1%
Lica30%
Assombalonga2%
Sub - Pinillos2%
Sub - Vaughan2%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 25 2017 7:45PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 5:30PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Jimmy Gordon423
2.orbitalforest232
3.Galaxy42223
4.the jock207
5.LyttleByLyttle200
6.Apollyon199
7.Our Kids Dad188
8.paplane185
9.da fuq122
10.mao tse tung120
Vital Football Comment