UK time is: 15:11:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Clingan Unsure Of City Ground Reception

Sammy Clingan today makes his first visit to the City Ground, since joining Norwich City in the summer. The former Reds' midfielder is looking forward to it, but says he doesn't know what sort of reception he will get from the fans.

Clingan spent two years at Forest, signing from Wolves in 2006. He made 85 appearances for us, scoring once and was an integral part of last seasons' promotion winning side. He moved on a free transfer this summer, as Glenn Roeders first signing.

Clingan told the Canaries official site. 'It was the first fixture I looked for when the fixture list came out and it will be a special occasion when I go back there.'

The match is being shown live on Sky TV (KO 5.20pm) and Sammy has 13 members of his family coming over from Belfast for the game. He's uncertain of the welcome he will get from fans and said. 'I'm not sure how the fans will take to me. I always gave 100% when I put on the Forest shirt, as I do with any team I play for. I'm looking forward to going back.'

He nearly didn't make the game after picking up two stitches in a headwound during the midweek international for Northern Ireland, but he's been given the all clear and is raring to go. Forest fans traditionally give a frosty reception to defectors on their return, but Sammy served us well and should be applauded onto the pitch. I'm not sure he'll get it though, but there's always a first time.




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



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

The Journalist

Writer: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 22 2008

Time: 1:23PM

Your Comments

Clingan was man of the match IMO - a few mistakes aside, he certainly showed us up!
Our Kids Dad
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Forest v Rovers: Match Preview (Friday October 24 2014)

Stats: Watford v Nottingham Forest (Friday October 24 2014)

All MikHail Antonio!! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Watford v Forest Championship Preview (Monday October 20 2014)

No Bargain Hunt!!! (Friday October 17 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. PVH 412
2. Jimmy Gordon 325
3. JWJW 234
4. Calvin Plummer 229
5. i am a tree 201
6. da fuq 190
7. the jock 184
8. arthursleftball 174
9. Ingy 169
10. LyttleByLyttle 156

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Bournemouth 1 - 2 Forest
Watford 2 - 2 Forest
Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Forest
Millwall 0 - 0 Forest
Cardiff 2 - 1 Forest
Wigan 0 - 0 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Bournemouth 14 7 3 4 14 24
5. Middlesbrough 14 7 3 4 7 24
6. Norwich 14 6 5 3 10 23
7. Forest 14 5 7 2 7 22
8. Blackburn 14 6 4 4 1 22
9. Charlton 14 5 7 2 1 22
10. Ipswich 14 5 6 3 4 21

Breaking League News

Wilson: England call would be career highlight
Bournemouth : 30/10/2014 15:06:00
Akpan enjoying midfield partnership
Reading : 30/10/2014 14:30:00
Meet the Ref: Ipswich Town
Blackpool : 30/10/2014 13:18:00
Head to Head: Ipswich
Blackpool : 30/10/2014 13:06:00
Blackpool announce Clark
Blackpool : 30/10/2014 12:56:00

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 68%
No - get rid asap 32%