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The Vital Forest Fan Interview: Forestlen

The Vital Forest Fan Interview: Forestlen

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

25 years'ish!! First game I can remember was the 6-2 mauling of Villa with beardy Birtles banging a hatrick!!

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

Best were the Cloughie days, Frank Clark era was good too for a couple of years!! Worst could take your pick but the Mugson and even the Calderwood era were some dark times!! Yeovil, need I say more....

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

Gk. Camp Rb. Gunter Cb. Walker Cb. Dawson Lb. Pearce. Rw.Stone Cm. Keane Cm. Metgod Lw. Woan. St. Sherringham St. Collymore.

We've had some true greats down the years Walker, Pearce, Metgod, Birtles, Keane, Collymore, Roy, Cooper, Dawson etc... Gives me great pride that we were the club to unearth Roy Keane as he was awesome even at his tender age, however can only be one man and that was the leader of men psycho Pearce!! When he wound up those hammer thighs at a free kick he'd could make even the burliest of convicts shriek in excitement, immense leader and footballer!!'

Q - In your opinion, what is the best goal you have seen Forest score?

Stan Collymore's winner at Old Trafford, slammed it home on the turn to win 2-1!! Des Walker's one and only goal against Luton was a sight to behold and any one of Psycho's rockets.

Q - Best and worst away ground visited?

Worst would have to be the Withdean at Brighton, shambles.... best? None can compare to the City Ground!!

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

Forget about it, last thing we need is a 40k+ shinny new stadium, too many CCC clubs have struggled after excessive spends on new stadiums. Think we can touch up the city ground and look into redevelopment if possible!

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

George Boyd, Darren Ambrose or Charlie Adam, Darren Pratley, Ricky Lambert, Nicky Shorey or Lee Wallace (Hearts), Danny Swanson (Dundee Utd).

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

Necessary in these times unfortunately.

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

Excellent campaign, totally exceeded expectations unfortunate to just fall short of automatics but with a few additions and the 3 poor teams coming down we can go the next step next year! Was expecting an upper mid table top 10 finish??

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

Top 6 but hopefully automatics, maybe even the championship title.

Q - What League position will Forest occupy at the end of the 2010/11 season?

Didnt I just answer this question, twice??

Q - What's your opinion of Billy Davies and what he's done at NFFC, since his arrival?

Done a superb job, bit gobby but the best managers always are! Needs to focus on the job and not be distracted by a second rate declining SPL, if he puts his head down gets further financial backing then I beleive he can lead us to possibly even the title next year!

Q- Acquisitions Panel. Good thing or bad?

Waste of time, why have meddlers in to slow down the process, thats why we have a manager, a CEO (ahemm so called) and Chairman. Between the 3 of them their should be enough to make intelligent experienced decisions. Give Billy a budget and let him work from it, no need for interference from Pleat or Pelling!! Too many people slow down the process which has resulted in inaction. 3 Jan windows in a row without reinforcements especially this year was so unbeleivably short sighted and derailed our promotion bid whilst our rivals massively reinforced, the rest as they say is history!!

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

Anywhere they'll have me, Brian Clough Lower would be my preferred location??

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

Christine Bleakley.... she's wasted on that fat Frank Lampard

Many thanks to Forestlen for taking the time out to answer the questions. If you would like to take part in the Fan Interviews, you can find a copy of the questions HERE. Just email the answers to

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Date:Saturday May 22 2010
Time: 8:53AM

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