Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Confirming what was known

Confirming what was known

If nothing else Forests 0-0 draw with Barnsley at The City Ground confirmed, as he told the official website, that Steve McClaren is still short on numbers.

McClaren knows this, although he again reiterated that he also knows that he has until the end of the month to get this right - and is getting the full backing of the chairman: 'the 90 minutes just confirmed to us what we already knew - that we need to strengthen the squad before the end of the month.

'The Chairman is fully behind us. The backing is there but it is just about the process of getting players in. The good thing is that we still have time to do that.'

A striker, or at least a winger, is needed to help create that attacking spark and/or take the chances.

Again he highlighted this as something that was 'plain to see' that Forest 'needed more quality in the final third of the field.'

Knowing what is needed but getting this are not always the same thing, although with over 3-weeks left before the transfer window closes Forest really should be able to bring in a couple more bodies that McClaren wants...

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Sunday August 7 2011
Time: 2:03PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Warburton Wants To See Villa Performance

Manager Mark Warburton has called on Nottingham Forest to put in a real performance against Aston Villa in tomorrow's late kick off.

Vital Preview - Championship - 23rd-24th September 2017

The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend, 23rd-24th September.

EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window.

The UK's Tightest Derby Clashes - 2017

Ever wondered which local derby in the United Kingdom is the most closely contested?

Archived Vital Forest Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Aston Villa v Nottingham Forest
Suggested By:
Forest win10%
Aston Villa win36%
Draw54%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Old Red Fart233
2.LyttleByLyttle189
3.Ingy171
4.Apollyon170
5.Jimmy Gordon105
6.Calvin Plummer94
7.mao tse tung93
8.radfordinlondon72
9.paz196771
10.Joe Baker Legend68
Vital Football Comment