Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Calderwood Happy With Progress.

Calderwood Happy With Progress.

Colin Calderwood today said he was happy with the progress Forest have made in there three pre season games to date.



Jack Lester scored both goals as Forest beat Rushden 2-0 in a friendly on Monday night, following up Friday's 5-0 victory over Ilkeston Town.

Calderwood told Forest's website: 'The progression in the games, particularly in terms of fitness, has been excellent - and our attitude has been good too.

'We could have chased a lot of lost causes but kept our structure well.'

Calderwood was impressed by Rushden, who were relegated from the Football League last season and are now managed by former Forest boss Paul Hart.

'It was a good workout,' he added. 'Rushden passed the ball well as we knew Paul would get them doing.

'It is nice to win. It is not vitally important at this stage but the reason we won is that the boys worked their socks off.'

Calderwood also told the NEP
"You always look at attitude and application and they were good. We will get better and we will benefit from this game."

Asked if individual performance was as important as team displays, with 34 players vying for a first team place, Calderwood said: "It is a little bit. You look at that, but you also have to see connections with one another, in different areas."

The Forest boss also revealed that his entire squad was put through a strenuous training session yesterday. "If their tongues were hanging out a little bit, it was because we were working hard," he said.

"The progression has been excellent so far."

Tomorrow night, Forest face MK Dons away in their third friendly of the summer, with Calderwood set to involve the other half of his squad, with the likes of Nathan Tyson, Ian Breckin, Nicky Southall and Gary Holt set to play.




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

Writer:guinless
Date:Tuesday July 18 2006
Time: 6:06PM

Comments

0
" its fitness levels that matter at this stage of the season"
millers4eva
18/07/2006 18:23:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Magical Atmosphere For Leeds

Head coach Philippe Montanier has described the City Ground as being a 'magical place' and he's expecting that atmosphere to play a key role this weekend as we entertain Leeds...

Stojkovic Fills The Goalkeeper Gap

Head coach Philippe Montanier yesterday added Serbian international goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic to our playing staff.

Montanier Pleased With Millwall Win

Head coach Philippe Montanier has spoken of his pleasure at getting the job done against Millwall in the midweek League Cup clash.

Millwall 1 Nottingham Forest 2 - Highlights

Nottingham Forest secured a win over Millwall in the League Cup on Tuesday.

Archived Vital Forest Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile
Those Feet
no email
Profile
WillT
no email
Profile
Galaxy42
no email
Profile
Mark2310
no email
Profile
bazforest
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

LC - Millwall MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Henderson29%
Lam0%
Mills0%
Perquis0%
Lichaj0%
Lansbury0%
Vaughan15%
Paterson0%
Thorne0%
Veldwijk50%
Ward3%
Sub - Burke3%
Sub - Pereira0%
Sub - Cash0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 4 3 1 0 10 3
2 Brighton 4 2 2 0 8 6
3 Wolves 4 2 2 0 8 4
4 Norwich 4 2 2 0 8 4
5 Fulham 4 2 2 0 8 2
6 Q.P.R. 4 2 0 2 6 2
7 Newcastle 4 2 0 2 6 2
8 Brentford 4 2 0 2 6 1
9 Barnsley 4 2 0 2 6 0
10 Bristol City 4 2 0 2 6 0
11 Forest 4 2 0 2 6 -2
12 Aston Villa 4 1 2 1 5 2
13 Ipswich 4 1 2 1 5 0
14 Birmingham 4 1 2 1 5 -1
15 Cardiff 4 1 2 1 5 -1
16 Derby County 4 1 2 1 5 -1
17 Wigan 4 1 1 2 4 1
18 Burton 4 1 1 2 4 0
19 Leeds Utd 4 1 1 2 4 -2
20 Sheff Wed 4 1 1 2 4 -3
21 Reading 4 1 1 2 4 -4
22 Rotherham 4 1 1 2 4 -5
23 Preston 4 1 0 3 3 -1
24 Blackburn 4 0 1 3 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pope John XXIII530
2.Apollyon334
3.orbitalforest322
4.Jimmy Gordon316
5.the jock297
6.PVH278
7.da fuq257
8.Calvin Plummer211
9.AdebolaCornflakes205
10.LyttleByLyttle201