UK time is: 02:31:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Kris Commons Practically Begs Forgiveness

Former Forest midfielder and wannabe fan Kris Commons, has obviously got wind of the fact that Nottingham Forest fans are none too happy with his defection to Prideless Park. Speaking to the Nottingham Evening Post, it sounds very much as though he's begging our forgiveness and pleading for our understanding into why he thought it necessary to jump ship and move to our nearest and fiercest rivals.

Commons claims that he never wanted to leave the City Ground and said. "I went to see Colin Calderwood many times asking for a contract and he never gave me one, and that`s the most disappointing thing.
"He said no, not until the end of the season and I think everyone knows I am 24-years-old and was available on a free transfer. To give me the opportunity to talk to other clubs was just bad business for them. I think they were waiting to see what league they were going to be in, but it unsettled me a little bit. I still did my part for the team and come the end of the season I had a lot of offers. The only offer I didn`t receive was from Forest.'


Poor old Krissy is clearly aware that his defection to the Sheep dip, has made him about as popular in Nottingham as David Platt. But why is he so surprised at the ill feeling towards him? If he is a Forest fan as he has claimed he is on so many occasions, then he would know the answer to that.

If as he says, CC said he would talk about a new contract at the end of the season, then why did he not wait until then? It was obvious to everyyone who frequents the myriad of Forest Internet forums, that he was moving to Prideless well before the season had ended. Rumours had been doing the rounds for weeks, but we never thought it would actually happen. I mean, you just don't do that sort of thing Kris and you know that really. The other glaring quote from the article, is his claim that he had plenty of other offers. If the mood of Forest fans upsets him so much, then why did he not sign for one of these other clubs?

Maybe CC did want rid and thought that his future lay elsewhere. Time will tell if he was adequately replaced, but the feeling on Trentside at present, would suggest that fans are quite happy with what has been brought in. It's no good bleating to the press Mr. Commons, you have been tagged a 'Judas' and with good reason. You have committed the most heinous football crime of all in joining our fiercest rivals. There are some things that shouldn't be done in the eyes of football supporters all over the globe and Kris Commons has done it.

He finished by saying he was hurt by some of the criticism aimed at him "It is a sad time for me to leave Forest because all in all I never wanted to leave. I think if I was a Forest fan I`d call me a bit of an idiot. I think we will all agree on the last bit.




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




Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

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

The Journalist

Writer: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 28 2008

Time: 3:07PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
F*ck off fat boy, we don't need you.
RedSmedDownUnder
Report Abuse
28/07/2008 15:26:00

To hung as the preverbial ....
storagematt
Report Abuse
28/07/2008 16:15:00

CC is a nob....
watford1881
Report Abuse
28/07/2008 16:21:00

Don't believe you! You were clearly & publicly offered a contract in January, based upon our L1 status - you never gave cc the opportunity to improve this once promotioin was secured! Horse, Stable Door, Bolted....
Our Kids Dad
Report Abuse
28/07/2008 16:40:00

LOL he will never be forgiven, I'm an Ipswich and we just signed Kevin Lisbie who has played for Norwich and Colchester and that makes me sick!!! So old fatty Kris will probably be hated and Derby too!!! he'll be hated by everyone!!!!!!! LIKE KEVIN P1SS1NG LISBIE AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
Pete-the-Tractor
Report Abuse
28/07/2008 17:46:00

Badge kisser
Old Big 'Ed
Report Abuse
28/07/2008 19:49:00

What an idiot. He should just keep his mouth shut and get on with it, he's not going to impress anyone with that sort of whining self-justification. Has he never heard of Ashley Cole?
monkeyg
Report Abuse
02/08/2008 13:08:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Freedman's Fatigued Forest? (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Charlton v Forest Match Preview (Tuesday March 3 2015)

RIP Dave Mackay (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Tesche Joins Birmingham! (Monday March 2 2015)

Freedman's Forest Break Clause (Monday March 2 2015)

Darlow Had Best Reading Position (Monday March 2 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. da fuq 52
2. Jimmy Gordon 47
3. Calvin Plummer 44
4. JWJW 28
5. in_the_top_one 27
6. LyttleByLyttle 24
7. Pope John XXIII 23
8. payola1980 22
9. Old Red Fart 19
10. PVH 18

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Brentford 35 19 4 12 12 61
7. Ipswich 35 17 9 9 17 60
8. Wolves 35 16 9 10 6 57
9. Forest 35 13 11 11 7 50
10. Blackburn 35 12 12 11 0 48
11. Sheff Wed 35 11 13 11 -3 46
12. Charlton 35 10 15 10 -5 45

Breaking League News

Match Report - Wednesday undone by Rovers
Sheff Wed : 04/03/2015 23:23:01
Wigan : 04/03/2015 21:54:00
Blackpool : 04/03/2015 21:52:01
Sheff Wed : 04/03/2015 21:49:01
Blackburn : 04/03/2015 21:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Charlton MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Darlow 0%
Lichaj 0%
Lascelles 0%
Collins 0%
Fox 0%
Gardner 0%
Burke 0%
Lansbury 0%
Osborn 0%
Antonio 0%
Fryatt 0%
Sub:-Vaughan 0%
Sub:-Blackstock 0%
Sub:-Veldwijk 0%