Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Villa Defender Linked With Forest Move

Villa Defender Linked With Forest Move

The Sun is today linking out of favour Aston Villa defender Nicky Shorey with a January move to Forest.

The paper suggests a fee of £3m would be enough to persuade St. Martin to part with the former Reading left back, who can't get in the current Villa side.

News of Forests' interest in Shorey began to circulate on the internet last week. There's no doubting he could do a job for the Reds', but would he be prepared to drop down to the Championship? That's the problem Forest have at the moment, in persuading the quality required to come to the club. Forest clearly have the ambition and the financial clout to make the step up, but they need to convince the likes of Shorey to come here in the first place.



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

Writer:guinless
Date:Tuesday November 10 2009
Time: 9:04AM

Comments

0
I really hope we don't sign Shorey...don't rate him at all. He couldn't get in the Villa team even when they had no other fit left back and I think that says a lot...the fact he has England caps is also "suspect" due to the severe lack of options at that time.
LoyalRed
10/11/2009 09:30:00
0
He's not that bad mate. Indeed there were quite a few Villa fans that thought he had done very well in the first few games before Warnock arrived. He had a very good game against Pool, for example. And he's certainly better than any Championship LB I can think of. Bit of a non story though imo, as I don't think he'd go there anyway,tbh.
badger0-0
10/11/2009 11:03:00
0
he will do a good job for Forest
Doug4ever
10/11/2009 22:22:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Derby Defeat Upsets Warburton

Manager Mark Warburton has been reflecting on Nottingham Forest's defeat to Derby County this weekend.

Stats: Derby County v Nottingham Forest

All the stats from Derby County (2) vs (0) Nottingham Forest, iPro Stadium, 15/10/17 Att: 31,196

Derby v Nottingham Forest - Team Sheets - 15-10-17

Nottingham Forest go to the iPro Stadium as the visitors to Derby for the latest Championship game.

Derby v Forest; Vital Match Preview

Mark Warburton's Forest make the short trip along the A52 to take on Gary Rowett's Derby at Pride Park.

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)

Derby MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Smith0%
Lichaj52%
Mancienne4%
Fox4%
Traore12%
Dowell0%
Bridcutt4%
Osborn4%
Cummings4%
Murphy0%
McKay12%
Sub - Clough0%
Sub - Ward0%
Sub - Walker4%
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)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Old Red Fart151
2.Apollyon122
3.Pope John XXIII102
4.mao tse tung77
5.LyttleByLyttle71
6.toms70
7.Ingy59
8.orbitalforest59
9.Calvin Plummer56
10.Our Kids Dad52
The Vital Football Members League