Nottingham Forest - Billy Brings Back Stiffs
UK time is: 06:32:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Billy Brings Back Stiffs

Nottingham Forest have today made the popular announcement, that reserve team football at the club is to be reintroduced.

From the start of next season they will be playing in the Totesport.com Reserve League, where they will play against the likes of Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday, Derby and Barnsley.

Manager Billy Davies pulled the plug on the reserves at the beginning of last season, saying that the level of competiton wasn't good enough and preferred to play what he termed as more meaningful matches against pre picked opposition. It was a move roundly criticised by supporters at the time, so a return will be seen as a positive one from them now.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 12 2010

Time: 2:41PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Funnily enough we have gone the opposite way this season. I think your club is doing the right thing which makes me feel slightly concerned about our decision.
SFC Forever
Report Abuse
12/07/2010 17:18:00

Not many supporters agreed with the decision when we did away with it. The reserves were not a only a good breeding ground for young talent and the best way of developing their potential, but also a good way of getting injured players back to match fitness. They never played as many matches as they would in a league either and most of the ones they did play were behind closed doors. Good decision to bring them back imo.
guinless
Report Abuse
12/07/2010 20:10:00

Great article, keep up the good work!
BangjomWaynowolf IDK
Report Abuse
12/07/2010 20:33:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Forest Know 2015-16 Opponents (Monday May 25 2015)

Mills Holds Forest Talks (Sunday May 24 2015)

Chettle's Second Chance? (Monday May 18 2015)

Reported Target Released By Bolton (Saturday May 16 2015)

Duo Linked To Forest (Wednesday May 13 2015)

Archived Nottingham Forest Articles

List All Vital Forest Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Jimmy Gordon 474
2. PVH 386
3. Calvin Plummer 222
4. the jock 199
5. da fuq 190
6. orbitalforest 186
7. MrsBrownsBoys 155
8. ZedRed 148
9. Pope John XXIII 138
10. in_the_top_one 118

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Cardiff 46 16 14 16 -4 62
12. Charlton 46 14 18 14 -6 60
13. Sheff Wed 46 14 18 14 -6 60
14. Forest 46 15 14 17 2 59
15. Leeds Utd 46 15 11 20 -11 56
16. Huddersfield 46 13 16 17 -17 55
17. Fulham 46 14 10 22 -21 52

Breaking League News

Karanka proud in defeat
Middlesbrough : 25/05/2015 21:52:00
Forest Know 2015-16 Opponents
Forest : 25/05/2015 21:23:01
Huddersfield Know 2015-16 Opponents
Huddersfield : 25/05/2015 21:13:00
Charlton Know 2015-16 Opponents
Charlton : 25/05/2015 21:09:00
Cardiff Know 2015-16 Opponents
Cardiff : 25/05/2015 21:07:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Cardiff MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Darlow 8%
Kane 4%
Hobbs 0%
Lascelles 9%
Mancienne 4%
Lansbury 4%
Gardner 4%
Vaughan 4%
Burke 4%
Blackstock 23%
Antonio 0%
Sub - Akpom 4%
Sub - Paterson 4%
Sub - Osborn 28%