Billy The Liar - I don't think we're ready...
The Billy Davies bandwagon continues to gather pace and is hurtling towards the top of the Championship table at breakneck speed. Forest are like a runaway train at the moment, with driver Billy Davies searching frantically for the brakes.
Following the 5-1 thumping of Leicester City and in the forlorn hope of putting the skids on supporters dreams for promotion, Davies told BBC Radio Nottingham. 'I'm absolutely delighted with the performance and with the three points. We played well but its only December. We'll keep reminding everyone of that. I don't think we're ready for promotion. I'll keep saying that but we're certainly a team with excellent potential and we're a team making great strides forward.'
He'll have a hard job convincing Forest supporters that the club isn't ready yet, because they are seeing with their own eyes, how the team is sweeping aside anyone who dares stand in their way. The demolition of the Foxes may have been the most emphatic of the season to date, but it's just one in a string of sterling results against the top teams in the division.
Billy can talk down our chances as much as he likes, but he's peeing in the wind if he thinks we actually believe him. Yes it's only December and yes it's still early days, but after 10 years of heartache watching the demise of the club, it sure as hell feels good to be talking so positively about us once more.