Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Calderwood To Wield The Axe

Calderwood To Wield The Axe

Nottingham Forest travel to Preston tonight and hope to avoid their third straight defeat of the season. CC has threatened to make changes to the lineup in an effort to get his first away points on the board.

If Calderwood is to wield the axe, fans will be hoping he starts in defence where we were particularly poor in the last two games. First for the chop could be teachers pet Luke Chambers, who's looked decidedly dodgy at right back.

His options at right back are few. He could take the risky decision and play youngster Brendan Moloney, or he could go for the tried and tested in Perch. Fans would be happiest with Perch playing right back every game, but CC seems to think that Chambers is the man for it.

Calderwood told the official site. 'We have to make one or two adjustments because we can't continue to leak goals at that sort of level. Similarly, we can't keep getting beat unluckily in games. We don't want to be a pretty team that doesn't pick up points - we want to be a team with points and a team with a point to our play.'

It doesn't sound like he'll be making wholesale changes though. as he thinks the side only needs a little tweaking. 'I think we've only got to make slight adjustments. I don't think we've got to stray too far from our philosophy on how we get the ball into the last third - we've got to do better in certain situations when we're in there. We might need a little bit more devilment and be stronger in situations. We'll persevere with what we're doing but we must gain points as well.'

So. Who's for the chop? Have your say on the forum today.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

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

Writer:guinless
Date:Tuesday September 16 2008
Time: 12:45PM

Comments

0
Didn't make enough changes obviously
Red Wimp
18/09/2008 22:48:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Three Managers Who Would Fit The Bill

Many names have been thrown around of who is the lucky one to take on the disaster at Forest. Here are the 3 names I think would be the best to hire.

Wilson, Tesche & Burke Released By Forest

Nottingham Forest have revealed the retained list. Three players have been released with Kelvin Wilson, Robert Tesche and Chris Burke all informed they'll not be offered new deals.

Parkinson A New Name In The Frame?

It's being reported today that Nottingham Forest could be set to battle with Derby County for the services of Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson.

No Zwolle Move For Veldwijk....Yet

PEC Zwolle do appear open to the permanent signing of Nottingham Forest striker Veldwijk but any deal doesn't seem 'close' just yet.

Archived Vital Forest Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile
Those Feet
no email
Profile
WillT
no email
Profile
Galaxy42
no email
Profile
Mark2310
no email
Profile
bazforest
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MK Dons MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
de Vries16%
Lichaj1%
Mills1%
Fox3%
Jokic9%
Tesche1%
Gardner1%
Cohen32%
O Burke0%
O'Grady0%
Osborn6%
Sub - Mancienne2%
Sub - Assombalonga27%
Sub - Mendes da Graca1%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Apollyon410
2.PVH387
3.da fuq316
4.orbitalforest300
5.the jock273
6.Pope John XXIII273
7.AdebolaCornflakes257
8.Jimmy Gordon240
9.Ingy240
10.Our Kids Dad205