UK time is: 00:35:35
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

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.








Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Cholo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 13 2008

Time: 7:20PM

Your Comments

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
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
And you'll still be hoping the likes of us (Swansea) Donny and Carlisle slip up
cyjax
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Forest v Leeds Match Preview (Friday December 19 2014)

Forest v Leeds - How Will It Go? (Thursday December 18 2014)

Fox - Follow The Yellow Brick Beard (Thursday December 18 2014)

Pearce - Be More Assured Against Leeds (Thursday December 18 2014)

Lascelles Bailed!! (Thursday December 18 2014)

We Needed More (Thursday December 18 2014)

Former Forest Boss Keen On Rangers (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Forest Fan Wins Transfer Fund (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Archived Nottingham Forest Articles

List All Vital Forest Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. PVH 323
2. Jimmy Gordon 259
3. LyttleByLyttle 172
4. Calvin Plummer 151
5. Ingy 137
6. Brettwilliamslipcap 135
7. Our Kids Dad 132
8. RedSmedDownUnder 129
9. toms 127
10. Polly 433 103

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 1 - 1 Leeds Utd
Rotherham 0 - 0 Forest
Forest 1 - 1 Charlton
Birmingham 2 - 1 Forest
Wolves 0 - 3 Forest
Forest 2 - 1 Norwich

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Watford 22 11 5 6 16 38
7. Norwich 22 9 7 6 11 34
8. Blackburn 22 9 7 6 3 34
9. Forest 22 7 10 5 5 31
10. Wolves 22 8 7 7 -7 31
11. Cardiff 22 8 6 8 -1 30
12. Charlton 22 6 12 4 -1 30

Breaking League News

Tractor Boys Tame The Boro!
Ipswich : 21/12/2014 22:56:00
Millwall 0-1 Bolton Wanderers: Player Ratings
Bolton : 21/12/2014 22:17:00
Wolves 1 Brighton 1 (Report)
Brighton : 21/12/2014 20:42:00
Rams Held By Canaries
Derby County : 21/12/2014 20:36:00
Derby County : 21/12/2014 20:34:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Leeds MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Darlow 0%
Lichaj 0%
Wilson 0%
Fox 0%
Hunt 0%
Tesche 0%
Mancienne 0%
Lansbury 0%
Antonio 0%
Fryatt 0%
Blackstock 0%
Sub:-Assombalonga 0%
Sub:-Burke 0%
Sub:-Paterson 0%