Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

No More Square Pegs In Round Holes For Davies

No More Square Pegs In Round Holes For Davies

When Billy Davies arrived at the City Ground in January, one of the first problems he identified was a lack of strength in depth within the squad and too many players, playing out of position.

Talking to the Nottingham Evening Post, Davies said. 'We need a minimum of 22 players, but we don't want a massive squad, we don't want too many.
We want it to be a tight knit squad, then we can add one or two players to that during the season, as and when.'

Part of Colin Calderwoods' downfall was his desire to keep the squad small. That strategy backfired big time, mainly due to the ever growing injury list he had to deal with, but Davies wants to adopt a different approach and it's one most fans will agree with.

One of the biggest criticisms of the club by fans in recent times, has been the continued and misguided policy of players playing out of position, Davies said. 'We will look to bring in the right amount of players to allow us to have two good quality players in each position, without having to have square pegs in round holes.' That will be greeted with a chorus of cheers from supporters, who as said have seen that as one of our major inadequacies. It all sounds so simple coming from Davies...just makes you wonder why no one else has thought of it before. Now we just have to buy the players to put Billy's plan into action.

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



For the very latest Championship odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online

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

Writer:guinless
Date:Wednesday May 13 2009
Time: 6:59AM

Comments

0
Manual on Rocket Science now being sold on Ebay, by NFFC!
Our Kids Dad
13/05/2009 12:33:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Wolves

All the stats from Nottingham Forest (1) vs (1) Wolves, City Ground, 30/4/16 Att: 22,291

Nottingham Forest v Wolves - Team Sheets

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

Forest - Premier League Free Transfers 2015/16

As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should Nottingham Forest be interested in any of the following free transfers?

Forest v Wolves; Vital's Match Pr

Paul Williams' Forest welcome Kenny Jackett's Wolves Trentside for the final home fixture of the season.

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)

Wolves MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
de Vries0%
Lichaj0%
Mills0%
Fox0%
Jokic100%
Gardner0%
Tesche0%
Osborn0%
Lansbury0%
Cohen0%
Blackstock0%
Sub - Burke0%
Sub - Assombalonga0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
2 Burnley 44 24 15 5 87 33
3 Brighton 44 24 15 5 87 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 44 21 14 9 77 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 44 13 18 13 57 0
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Milton Keynes Dons (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.the jock16
2.Pope John XXIII15
3.ThePromisedLand15
4.Ingy15
5.PVH12
6.LyttleByLyttle9
7.Apollyon6
8.Calvin Plummer5
9.forestfaninvegas5
10.orbitalforest5