Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Captain 'Brecks' Earning The Plaudits

Captain 'Brecks' Earning The Plaudits

Three seasons ago he was deservedly voted the clubs'Player of the Year, for some outstanding displays at the heart of defence. But since then and last season in particular, many fans and I include myself have used him as a whipping boy.

His recent performances in the Garibaldi though, have made gobby little gits like myself eat their words and fair play to him for that.

He's 33 now and probably coming to the end of a long career, but Forest boss Colin Calderwood says he still has an important role to play for the club.

Calderwood told ITV Sport. 'You just have to look at the stats. He has often been involved when we have taken points and he has never done badly for us. He knows himself that he can no longer play Saturday and Tuesday. But the reason Brecks is playing is because he is the best header of the ball at the club. He is composed on the ball and he still has a lot to give us. It might not be every week, but he has an important role to play in the squad this season'

If Brecks carries on in his current form, he'll get plenty of backing from the fans. Hopefully the likes of Morgan and Chambers can take a leaf out of his book and turn their game around.



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

Writer:guinless
Date:Tuesday November 4 2008
Time: 3:32PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

2016/17 Summer Transfer Deadline Tomorrow

The 2016/17 summer transfer window closes tomorrow - Wednesday August 31.

2016/17 Transfer Deadline - A Few Days Remain

Well it's almost that time of the year again, only a final few days to go before the closure of the summer transfer window for 2016/17, and with the international break...

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Leeds Utd

All the stats from Nottingham Forest (3) vs (1) Leeds Utd, City Ground, 27/8/16 Att: 20,995

Forest v Leeds - Team Sheets

Nottingham Forest are at the City Ground with Leeds United the visitors today, this is a 3pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

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)

Leeds MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Henderson8%
Pereira0%
Mancienne8%
Perquis4%
Lichaj8%
Kasami4%
Cohen39%
Lansbury21%
Burke8%
Vellios0%
Osborn0%
Sub - Mills0%
Sub - Cash0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 5 4 1 0 13 4
2 Fulham 5 3 2 0 11 3
3 Barnsley 5 3 0 2 9 4
4 Newcastle 5 3 0 2 9 4
5 Q.P.R. 5 3 0 2 9 3
6 Bristol City 5 3 0 2 9 2
7 Forest 5 3 0 2 9 0
8 Brighton 5 2 2 1 8 4
9 Wolves 5 2 2 1 8 3
10 Birmingham 5 2 2 1 8 2
11 Ipswich 5 2 2 1 8 1
12 Norwich 5 2 2 1 8 1
13 Burton 5 2 1 2 7 1
14 Brentford 5 2 1 2 7 1
15 Reading 5 2 1 2 7 -3
16 Aston Villa 5 1 2 2 5 0
17 Cardiff 5 1 2 2 5 -2
18 Derby County 5 1 2 2 5 -2
19 Sheff Wed 5 1 2 2 5 -3
20 Wigan 5 1 1 3 4 0
21 Leeds Utd 5 1 1 3 4 -4
22 Rotherham 5 1 1 3 4 -9
23 Preston 5 1 0 4 3 -2
24 Blackburn 5 0 1 4 1 -8
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pope John XXIII691
2.Jimmy Gordon548
3.orbitalforest543
4.PVH376
5.the jock363
6.Calvin Plummer335
7.Apollyon334
8.da fuq313
9.paz1967240
10.AdebolaCornflakes218