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The Vital Forest Fan Interview: RedSmedDownUnder

The Vital Forest Fan Interview: RedSmedDownUnder

Q - How long have you been following Forest and what was your first game?

Since 1969. First game was at the CG -v- Man City. We lost 0-1.

Q - What are your most memorable moments as a Forest fan? Good and Bad.

Winning the League Title.
Winning 2 European Cups.
Seeing Crossley knock the ref out with a well placed punt upfield!!
Seeing Gary Crosby head the ball out of Andy Dibbles hand to score the winner against Man City!!

Relegation in Cloughies final season, a traumatic end to the greatest period in the history of NFFC, and for the Greatest Manager ever bar none.
David Platt!!!!!
Losing to Spuds in the 91 Cup Final, on May 30th Birthday no less!!!

Q - Since you have been following Forest, what would your best eleven be? And who is your all time favourite player?



Gemmill .A.


All time favourite...Peter Shilton.

Q - What would you say is the best goal you have seen Forest score?

Ian Story-Moore versus Arsenal. Ran about 80 yards with the ball, took on 5 or 6 players, rounded the keeper and slotted it home.
A number of Pearce and Metgod free kick specials also stick in the memory

Q - Best and worst away ground visited?

Best Old Trafford, worst Plough Lane.

Q - What are your thoughts on the proposed new stadium?

Redevelop the CG with a new Main Stand.

Q- Which player(s) would you like to see us sign this summer(realistically)?

Gunter, Anderson, Camp, Blackstock, Osbourne and someone like Rasiack.

Q - All seater stadia. Good thing, or a bad thing?


Q - What are your thoughts on how Forest did last season and how did it compare to your expectations?

Happy in the end. CC should have gone sooner, he wasn't quite up to the task.

Q - What are your expectations for next season in the Championship?

Mid table serenity!!

Q - What League position will Forest occupy at the end of the 2009/10 season?


Q - What's your opinion of Billy Davies and what he's done at NFFC, since arriving in January?

Absolutely first class.

Q - Where do you sit/stand at the City Ground?

14,000 miles away!!!!

Q - Name the celebrity you would most like to bang.

Demi Moore!!!

Many thanks to 'Smed for taking the time out to answer the Q's. If you fancy taking part, just send your answers to and we'll publish it on the front page. Next's ForestFiasco.

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Date:Sunday May 10 2009
Time: 11:52AM

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