UK time is: 20:34:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Derbyshire Says He's A Red Via twitter

It's so far been a very long summer of rumour and speculation for Forest fans, as far as new signings are concerned, but the newest recruit to the Nottingham Forest ranks (if the players very own twitter page is to be believed) is Matthew Derbyshire.

There's so far been no official confirmation from the Nottingham Forest official site, but assuming his twitter page is genuine, the player says. 'I would like to say I'm so excited to be playing for Nottingham Forest this year - all signed 3 year deal. Gonna be a great season.'

Derbyshire is still only 25 and first made a name for himself as a striker at Blackburn Rovers. He signed a four year deal at Greek club Olympiakos in 2009, but according to Wikipedia, was told at the beginning of this season that he was free to join another club.

UPDATE: Matthew Derbyshire has been officially announced as Steve McClaren's fourth new signing. Welcome to the City Ground Matthew.

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: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 10 2011

Time: 7:54PM

Your Comments

also on twitter is this statment from robin chipperfield..... sportchippers Robin Chipperfield ...but not far off. Which is why it hasn't been announced yet... @Official_NFFC if you're not following already... 10 minutes ago Favorite Retweet Reply sportchippers Robin Chipperfield Despite player saying he's signed, I gather there are a few issues with Derbyshire to be sorted. Not just his name! Not quite done deal... 12 minutes ago Favorite Retweet Reply
redkev222
Great signing I think. Champs league & Premier league experience and good quality for this league.
nvl
Yes - pleased with this signing - another cheapie as he was out of contract I believe - 1 in 3 goal a game ratio and a lot of experience for someone still a young man. May have to have his first name on the back of his shirt though - Good luck fella
essexman
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Forest Ladies Get A New Home! (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Forest Hunt Loan! (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Friendly Newsround! (Saturday July 19 2014)

The Red's See Riera Check In! (Thursday July 17 2014)

Forest's Friendly News! (Tuesday July 15 2014)

Season Ticket News (Tuesday July 15 2014)

Djebbour Departs, Abdoun Angry! (Tuesday July 15 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. PVH 435
2. da fuq 350
3. Calvin Plummer 282
4. LyttleByLyttle 256
5. toms 228
6. MarvinsPA 220
7. the jock 216
8. Pope John XXIII 183
9. RedSmedDownUnder 181
10. orbitalforest 167

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Charlton 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Poll Result: Do Birmingham Need Another Striker?
Birmingham : 22/07/2014 20:05:00
RUFC - Worrall Leaves Millers
Rotherham : 22/07/2014 19:53:00
LUFC Leeds right to pull out of deal for defender
Leeds Utd : 22/07/2014 19:25:00
Forest Hunt Loan!
Forest : 22/07/2014 18:54:00
LUFC Leeds United Team v Mansfield Town
Leeds Utd : 22/07/2014 18:46:00

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 86%
No - get rid asap 14%