UK time is: 09:33:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Calderwood Will Not Admit Defeat

Colin Calderwood is the consummate professional when it comes to talking positive and there's non better at talking up his sides chances of winning promotion. But it would now seem he's only convinced himself and has lost the support and faith of the fans.

You can visit anyone of the many Nottingham Forest message boards today and be hard pushed to find a single soul that thinks we can achieve automatic promotion, yet according to the official site, he refuses to concede defeat. Speaking after another miserable team performance he said.

'It is very, very tight. With this result we will have to be aware of the teams behind us. We will have to play a lot better. If we end up in the play-offs, hopefully it will be an enjoyable experience. We have to hit the ground with some kind of impetus and tonight's performance does not help. It is a real kick in the teeth. We have to go back to basics from this, because we were second best to a team that played with spirit. We have had a really poor 90 minutes, but the previous two games have been excellent.'

Unfortunately for Calderwood, his every word is being dissected at present and this latest piece will win him few friends. Talk of an 'enjoyable playoff experience' is like a red rag to a bull. By his own admission, the team gave a poor performance, but the fans will not agree that the last two games have been excellent. A good display at Northampton was undone by a poor one against Brighton. The poor fella can't win.

Forest now face another tough game on Tuesday at Carlisle. A win there is essential. Not for automatic promotion, but to stay in the playoffs. Fans have forgotten about an automatic place, the manager should do the same.





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: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday March 29 2008

Time: 7:22PM

Your Comments

He has always reminded me of a robot - the way the team has played, his rhetoric.........that hairstyle (The Semi - Perminator?!!!?)Now it looks like his voice programme has stuck in a groove, and he keeps spouting the same old rubbish. Someone please turn him off and send him to the scrap metal merchant.....................'Next please!!!'
Old Big 'Ed
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Forest's Under 21s Tame The Owls! (Friday August 29 2014)

Reds v Royals Match Preview (Friday August 22 2014)

Hooray Henri!!! (Friday August 22 2014)

Bournemouth v Forest Match Preview (Tuesday August 19 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. Jimmy Gordon 749
2. Calvin Plummer 568
3. PVH 531
4. da fuq 507
5. toms 452
6. LyttleByLyttle 394
7. McJoburgForest 346
8. Pope John XXIII 346
9. Mr Angry 291
10. Mark2310 276

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 2 - 0 Blackpool
Forest 4 - 0 Reading
Bournemouth 1 - 2 Forest
Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Forest
Bolton 2 - 2 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Forest 5 4 1 0 +8 13
2. Watford 5 4 0 1 +7 12
3. Wolves 5 4 0 1 +4 12
4. Norwich 5 3 1 1 +5 10
5. Millwall 5 3 1 1 +3 10
6. Charlton 5 2 3 0 +2 9
7. Derby County 5 2 2 1 +4 8

Breaking League News

LUFC Leeds Fan View v Bolton Wanderers
Leeds Utd : 31/08/2014 09:30:00
LUFC Redfearn refuses to rule himself out
Leeds Utd : 31/08/2014 09:20:00
On this day 1929
Blackpool : 31/08/2014 09:11:00
Slick Bournemouth Frustrate City
Norwich : 31/08/2014 09:10:00
LUFC Redfearn - Cook is an outstanding talent
Leeds Utd : 31/08/2014 09:08:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Djamel Abdoun is yet to find a new club - would you keep him to see if he can turn his Forest career
Suggested By:  OKD
Yes - given current injuries 73%
No - get rid asap 27%