UK time is: 20:37:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

McGugan Saves The Day Once More

A point away from home should always be viewed as positive, especially when it comes in the midst of an away run of form that has seen us win only 1 in the last 21 games on our travels. Once again we had Lewis McGugan to thank for rescuing us, as he scored his 8th goal of the campaign with another wonder strike from 25 yards.

Forest went behind in the 3rd minute, when the entire defence went AWOL, leaving Jordan Mutch unmarked in the penalty area, with the simple task of heading home Danny Graham's cross. The goal did little to liven up a lifeless Forest, who seemingly failed to turn up for the first 15 minutes of the game.

When the Reds' did finally awake from their slumber, they came into the game and eventually found themselves creating a few chances. Blackstock and Earnshaw saw efforts go begging, before Lewis McGugan restored parity after 20 minutes.

McGugan bagged his 8th goal in 10 games and his 24th in 74 appearances for the club, with yet another wonder strike from 25 yards out. He's in such a rich vein of form at the moment and it's a good job because without him at present, you have to wonder where the goals are going to come from with hardly anyone else chipping in.

Both sides had chances to win the game in the 2nd half, but a draw sounded a fair result. Despite our dreadful away form, we still sit relatively well placed in mid table and only 4 points off the playoff places. It's Coventry at the City Ground on Tuesday night and our stats look alot better at home. We're unbeaten in over a year on our own patch, which is just as well because the visitors are in a decent run of their own at the minute and will arrive in confident mood, despite a 3-2 defeat at home to Leeds at the weekend.




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:Sunday November 7 2010

Time: 7:19PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Reds v Royals Match Preview (Friday August 22 2014)

Hooray Henri!!! (Friday August 22 2014)

Bournemouth v Forest Match Preview (Tuesday August 19 2014)

A Tesche Of Class? (Thursday August 14 2014)

Capital One Cup 2nd Round Draw. (Thursday August 14 2014)

Fans To March Demanding Fairer Prices (Tuesday August 12 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)

1. Jimmy Gordon 610
2. Calvin Plummer 415
3. da fuq 371
4. toms 364
5. PVH 336
6. McJoburgForest 277
7. Pope John XXIII 272
8. Mr Angry 231
9. LyttleByLyttle 223
10. Mikeyboy66 196

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 2 - 0 Blackpool
Bournemouth 1 - 2 Forest
Bolton 2 - 2 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Forest 3 2 1 0 +3 7
2. Cardiff 3 2 1 0 +3 7
3. Millwall 3 2 1 0 +3 7
4. Charlton 3 2 1 0 +2 7
5. Bournemouth 3 2 0 1 +4 6
6. Norwich 3 2 0 1 +4 6
7. Watford 3 2 0 1 +2 6

Breaking League News

LUFC International clearance for new signing
Leeds Utd : 22/08/2014 20:28:00
Highlights: Blues U21 1-1 QPR U21
Birmingham : 22/08/2014 20:22:00
LUFC Released striker training with seasiders
Leeds Utd : 22/08/2014 20:15:00
LUFC James Linington in charge of Watford clash
Leeds Utd : 22/08/2014 20:05:00
Clarke Leaves On Loan
Brentford : 22/08/2014 20:04:00

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 74%
No - get rid asap 26%