Nottingham Forest - No Improved Deal For Calderwood - Doughty
UK time is: 08:38:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

No Improved Deal For Calderwood - Doughty

Forest Chairman Nigel Doughty has decided to keep manager Colin Calderwood on a rolling one year contract, despite the fact that he gained the Reds' automatic promotion at the second time of asking last season.

Canny Calderwood, decided to strike whilst the iron was still hot, following the last day promotion and cash in on his increased popularity by asking for a contract extension. You can't blame him either really, but Nigel Doughty was equally as canny, when he told the Nottingham Evening Post. 'He has had five years in management and I keep telling him he has failed during three of those years because he has only got his teams into the play-offs.'

Doughty probably made the comment with his tongue firmly in his cheek, but he did have praise for the upwardly mobile manager. 'He has had two automatic promotions as well though and you can't say fairer than that. Football fans generally are too hard on managers and players and expect miracles and magic. Colin has a rolling contract, so it is not right to say that he only has a year left on his deal.'

I think fans will accept that as a fair decision in all honesty. Whilst CC is a young and improving manager with a good track record to date, he did have his detractors last season after some dismal displays from the team. He does have to prove that he can do a job in the Championship. At least if it turns to rats next season, we can get rid without it costing a fortune. By the same measure, we can improve his current deal if he is doing well and he gets us playing the tippy tappy football we all know and love.

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 14 2008

Time: 5:46PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Would have thought he deserved at least 2 years.
Tiny T
Report Abuse
19/07/2008 14:57:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Reading (Saturday November 28 2015)

Nottingham Forest v Reading - Teamsheets! (Saturday November 28 2015)

Forest v Reading; Vital's Match Preview (Friday November 27 2015)

Match Day Officials v Reading (Thursday November 26 2015)

Cohen & Tesche Are Back (Thursday November 26 2015)

Video - Brentford Highlights (a) (Sunday November 22 2015)

Stats: Brentford v Forest (Saturday November 21 2015)

Brentford v Forest - Team Line Ups (Saturday November 21 2015)

Brentford v Forest: Vital Match Preview (Saturday November 21 2015)

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. orbitalforest 369
2. Calvin Plummer 337
3. PVH 288
4. MrsBrownsBoys 243
5. Pope John XXIII 229
6. paz1967 169
7. toms 131
8. in_the_top_one 124
9. forestfaninvegas 120
10. da fuq 113

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Fulham 18 5 7 6 1 22
14. Blackburn 18 4 9 5 1 21
15. Wolves 18 5 6 7 -1 21
16. Forest 18 5 5 8 -3 20
17. Leeds Utd 18 4 7 7 -5 19
18. Preston 18 3 9 6 -3 18
19. MK Dons 18 4 4 10 -9 16

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

LUFC Evans - We don't have many good players
Leeds Utd : 29/11/2015 08:35:00
LUFC Evans - We were poor all over the pitch
Leeds Utd : 29/11/2015 08:29:01
Leeds Beaten At Loftus Road
Leeds Utd : 29/11/2015 08:13:00
Leeds Utd : 29/11/2015 07:49:01
LUFC On This Day - November 29th
Leeds Utd : 29/11/2015 07:05:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
de Vries 1%
Lichaj 0%
Mills 0%
Hobbs 0%
Pinillos 0%
Mendes da Graca 0%
Vaughan 0%
Lansbury 0%
Osborn 0%
Castro Oliveira 66%
O'Grady 33%
Sub - Wilson 0%
Sub - Mancienne 0%
Sub - Trotter 0%