UK time is: 05:19:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Forest v Blunts: The Battle For Earnshaw

The Sheep have today confirmed that they've accepted a bid from Forest for striker Robert Earnshaw. The fee is believed to be in the region of 2.5M, with some sources claiming it could be as much as 2.75M.

But the imminent arrival of 'Earnie' at the City Ground may not be as cut and dry as we think, because according to the Guardian Unlimited Sheffield United have matched the bid..

Rams boss and porn star Paul Jewell has given the player permission to speak to us and he confirmed to the BBC that a fee had been agreed. He said. 'I have given him the option of speaking to them (Forest) or staying here and he wanted to speak to them. I think it's a fair price. It's a loss of 1.1m over a year but as I've said, I want to change things around quite drastically and everyone has a price.'

So it looks very much as though it will be up to Earnshaw to make the decision. As usual it will all come down to the money on the table. Don't expect a decision from 'Earnie' any time soon though, because he's supposedly on holiday. Although he's a proven goalscorer at Championship level, he has been out of sorts at Prideless Park and only made 7 starts for our arch rivals. Part of me wants to sign him up and have him prove that it was all down to them that things never worked out, but part of me has a few questions about him and his attitude.

Is 'Earnie' the man to fire us onwards and upwards in the Championship? Or is he too big a risk? You decide by having your say on the Forum today.








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:Tuesday May 13 2008

Time: 5:34PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Millwall v Forest: Vital Match Preview (Saturday September 20 2014)

Brian Clough OBE - Legend! (Saturday September 20 2014)

Forest v Fulham: Bash9's Player Ratings! (Friday September 19 2014)

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Fulham (Thursday September 18 2014)

There's Only One Chris Cohen!!! (Thursday September 18 2014)

Bash9's Forest Player Ratings!! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Forest v Fulham Vital Preview (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Derby County (Tuesday September 16 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 434
2. PVH 398
3. Calvin Plummer 287
4. Southern red 187
5. LyttleByLyttle 177
6. da fuq 168
7. Ingy 142
8. Mr Angry 135
9. MarvinsPA 122
10. RedSmedDownUnder 115

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 4 - 0 Reading
Forest 1 - 1 Derby County
Forest 5 - 3 Fulham
Bournemouth 1 - 2 Forest
Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Forest
Millwall 0 - 0 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Forest 8 5 3 0 +10 18
2. Norwich 8 5 2 1 +10 17
3. Wolves 8 5 2 1 +5 17
4. Watford 8 5 1 2 +7 16
5. Middlesbrough 8 5 0 3 +6 15
6. Sheff Wed 8 4 3 1 +4 15
7. Charlton 8 3 5 0 +3 14

Breaking League News

Howson And Hooper Fit To Face Shrews
Norwich : 22/09/2014 23:20:00
Ipswich Make It Three In A Row
Ipswich : 22/09/2014 22:24:00
Cardiff Rebuffed In Slade Request
Cardiff : 22/09/2014 20:30:00
Our Best Championship XI
Bolton : 22/09/2014 19:00:00
Royals injury update
Reading : 22/09/2014 18:43:00

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 71%
No - get rid asap 29%