Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Tyson Wants More Than The Playoffs

Tyson Wants More Than The Playoffs

After winning the last 3 games on the bounce, Forest have risen to the dizzy heights of 10th in the Chamopionship and sit just 1 point off a Playoff spot. To our shame, it's the highest league position we've held in 6 years and although it's rather nice to put it mildly, it does take a bit of getting used to.

What's even harder to get your head round, is players talking about winning automatic promotion and getting to the Promissed Land of the Premier League. It's along way off from where we were this time last year, when we were already embroiled in a relegation dogfight. After 11 games of the last campaign, we were rooted to the bottom of the Championship, 5 points adrift of safety.

It's some turnaround in fortunes that manager Billy Davies and his team have managed to perform, since arriving in January, some would even say miraculous. In less than 10 months, Davies has taken us from relegation favourites, to Playoff hopefuls. Nathan Tyson is even setting his sights higher and told BBC Radio Nottingham. 'A lot of us would want to achieve a lot more than just reaching the play-offs. Everyone's buzzing but we need to keep the momentum going.'

Jesus H on a bike! I nearly spilled me brew when reading that. But with lofty League positions, come higher and loftier aspirations. Just in case we thought Nathan had totally lost it, he did say that the gaffer was keeping their feet on the ground. Davies himself has said, he isn't even looking at the table at the moment and that he wont be until Christmas at least. Although none of us believe him for a minute, you can see what he's getting at. It is too early to be getting excited and there's still along way to go. But, there's no harm in dreaming I suppose and we have a fortnight in which to do it, before it could all come crashing in with the visit of the Geordies on October 17. God help us if we beat the Geordies. We'll really start believing then.

Follow Vital Forest on facebook

Follow Vital Forest on twitter



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

Writer:guinless
Date:Tuesday October 6 2009
Time: 7:45PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Brazil On Positive Forest Contact Talks

The returning Chris Cohen is one of a number of players who will be out of contract at the end of the season with his future one Gary Brazil said Nottingham Forest are keen to secure.

Assombalonga Ready For Wigan Battle

Striker Britt Assombalonga has said that Nottingham Forest are ready to battle for all three points in tomorrow's clash with Wigan Athletic.

Vital Preview - Championship, 24th-26th Feb 2017

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Brazil Confident Ahead Of Wigan

Manager Gary Brazil has said he's confident Nottingham Forest have the ability to damage Wigan Athletic when we face them this weekend.

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 Athletic v Nottingham Forest
Suggested By:
Forest win50%
Wigan win25%
Draw25%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
14 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
15 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
16 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship
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

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Apollyon246
2.Jimmy Gordon183
3.Pope John XXIII138
4.mao tse tung123
5.orbitalforest121
6.LyttleByLyttle109
7.the jock100
8.AdebolaCornflakes98
9.Calvin Plummer96
10.da fuq86
Vital Football Comment