Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Coventry In Tyson Swap Deal

Coventry In Tyson Swap Deal

Nottingham Forest had at least three serious bids turned down for Coventry City striker Leon Best last January, but now that the Nottingham born player has fallen out of favour at the Ricoh, manager Chris Coleman may be in the market to do a deal.

According to the Daily Mirror, the Sky Blues want Tyson and are prepared to let Best move to his hometown club. That sounds OK, until you find out that City also want £500,000 cash as well.

Tyson has found the step up to the Championship a tough one to make, having scored just 2 goals in 21 appearances so far this season. Best hasn't exactly set the Championship alight either, scoring just 1 in 19 appearances so far this campaign.

A straight swap wouldn't be that unreasonable, but the additional 500K is a bit hard to take and I don't think we can be that sure Best is worth that much. Tyson becomes a free agent at the end of the season and could move for free then. Off loading him in January and paying half a million for Best, could turn out to be a bargain, but only if he gets the goals. It could turn out that all we end up doing is to swap one misfiring striker for another.




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

Writer:guinless
Date:Sunday December 14 2008
Time: 12:08PM

Comments

0
***** that...best isnt any better than tyson, both of em are sub standard. calderwood should be concentrating on getting a decent backline together is he blind or something
hysongreen1865
14/12/2008 16:26:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Worrall Pens New Forest Deal

Young defender Joe Worrall has today signed a new contract extension at Nottingham Forest keeping him at the City Ground until 2020.

Clean Sheet Pleases Fox

Nottingham Forest defender Danny Fox has admitted the group were disappointed to only take a point from the Wigan Athletic encounter, but he knew confidence could...

Hard Earned Point For Brazil

Manager Gary Brazil has reflected on a hard earned point at the weekend against Wigan Athletic.

Video - Wigan 0-0 Nottingham Forest

Wigan remain two points from safety following a 0-0 draw with Nottingham Forest. This point for Forest means we are still struggling but keeps the gap to relegation at six points.

Archived Vital Forest Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wigan MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Smith40%
Lichaj0%
Worrall5%
Fox20%
Pinillos5%
Clough0%
Vaughan0%
Osborn0%
Carayol20%
Brereton0%
Assombalonga0%
Sub - Ward0%
Sub - McCormack5%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Norwich 34 15 7 12 52 11
9 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 34 10 12 12 42 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 1:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Apollyon260
2.Jimmy Gordon194
3.Pope John XXIII160
4.orbitalforest124
5.mao tse tung123
6.LyttleByLyttle115
7.AdebolaCornflakes105
8.Calvin Plummer104
9.the jock102
10.da fuq89
The Vital Football Members League