UK time is: 12:35:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Injuries Starting To Bite For Forest

The injuries are mounting for Forest now with Billy Davies facing the prospect of having just one fit central defender for the start of the season.

With Wes Morgan, Kelvin Wilson and Joel Lynch all injured Luke Chambers, the only recognised fit central defender, is the only one that Davies has fit. Paul McKenna and Lee Camp also missed the Lyon game.

Davies, as he told The Nottingham Post, isn't expecting any of them back for the final pre-season friendly at Swindon so looking at trying others, out of position, in the back four is something he will do - although he hopes to have at least one back for the opening championship game: 'it is unlikely that we will have two central defenders at Swindon. I am hopeful that we will at Burnley, but there is a possibility that it might not happen.

'We might have to see Julian Bennett or Chris Gunter in there.

'We would like to be picking the team now that we want to start the Championship season but we can't do that at the moment.'

Both Camp and McKenna are not serious though: 'the doctor advised that Camp should not play. McKenna has a groin strain, but it does not look too serious.'

The Forest manager is not complaining though and knows that he will put out whoever he can whenever he can. He knows Forest have the quality but not the quantity, this is something he will be hopeful of adding to though: 'as I keep saying, we will play who we can play, we will use who is available.

'In the Championship, you need quality and quantity to carry you through. At the moment, we have the quality but not the quantity.

'There are key players missing in Morgan, Wilson, McKenna, Camp and Paul Anderson. But we will cope with what we have.'

All Forest fans will be hoping that at least one of these central defenders is fit to return in time for the championship kick-off, which you would 'expect' at lease one would, right?

Join The Vital Debate




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: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 29 2010

Time: 11:17AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Ince Perfect For Pearce! (Friday October 31 2014)

Forest v Rovers: Match Preview (Friday October 24 2014)

Stats: Watford v Nottingham Forest (Friday October 24 2014)

All MikHail Antonio!! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Watford v Forest Championship Preview (Monday October 20 2014)

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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Bournemouth 1 - 2 Forest
Watford 2 - 2 Forest
Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Forest
Millwall 0 - 0 Forest
Cardiff 2 - 1 Forest
Wigan 0 - 0 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Wolves 14 7 5 2 6 26
5. Bournemouth 14 7 3 4 14 24
6. Middlesbrough 14 7 3 4 7 24
7. Forest 14 5 7 2 7 22
8. Blackburn 14 6 4 4 1 22
9. Charlton 14 5 7 2 1 22
10. Ipswich 14 5 6 3 4 21

Breaking League News

Brentford vs Derby Match Preview
Brentford : 01/11/2014 12:13:00
Big Game Preview - Latics v Fulham
Wigan : 01/11/2014 10:42:00
RUFC - Smallwood Looking Forward To Game
Rotherham : 01/11/2014 10:10:00
RUFC - Evans Wants Fans To Raise The Roof
Rotherham : 01/11/2014 09:49:00
Rotherham United v Middlesbrough Preview
Rotherham : 01/11/2014 09:44:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Djamel Abdoun is yet to find a new club - would you keep him to see if he can turn his Forest career
Suggested By:  OKD
Yes - given current injuries 69%
No - get rid asap 31%