UK time is: 22:57:31
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Pitmann to Bury on loan

Jon-Paul Pittman has joined League Two side Bury on loan

The 19-year-old striker, who has made two senior appearances to date for the Reds, will initially spend a month at Gigg Lane.

This ties in with Mark Arthur's recent comments to the evening post. Story below:

Nottingham Forest want to send many of their young stars out on loan - to ensure they are fully prepared for the rigours of first-team football.

Chief executive Mark Arthur today admitted the club had made mistakes in the past by failing to ensure young players had sufficient experience before being thrown into the fray at the City Ground.

Arthur highlighted the case of young goalkeeper Barry Roche as being an example of where things have gone wrong in the past.

But he said they would not make the same errors again.

'I would say we have learned a lesson from the way we have handled things in the past,' he said.

'In the case of Barry, we believed that he had played sufficient reserve team and youth team football to prepare him.

'But, when it did come to bringing him into the first-team arena, he was not ready.

'There is a big difference between reserve team football and what I call the 'man's game'.

'There is only one way to get prepared for first-team football - and that is to play it.

'I am glad to see that Barry's career is back on track with Chesterfield. But we do not want to make the same mistakes with players in the future.

'His confidence was probably dented by being plunged into the first team in the manner that he was.

'This time we want to make sure the young players coming through get that experience, that they are prepared for their chance when it comes their way.'

This is likely to mean the likes of Vincent Fernandez, John Paul Pittman, Spencer Weir-Daley, Paddy Gamble and Felix Bastians will be allowed out on loan to boost their experience.




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 3 2006

Time: 12:41PM

Your Comments

bring on the experience :) cant be too bad. COME ON YOU REDS!!
wallis
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

All MikHail Antonio!! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Watford v Forest Championship Preview (Monday October 20 2014)

No Bargain Hunt!!! (Friday October 17 2014)

On The Reid To Recovery! (Monday October 13 2014)

Louis Laing's Loan Extended. (Monday October 13 2014)

Jack Hobbled! (Thursday October 9 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 309
2. Jimmy Gordon 206
3. Calvin Plummer 180
4. i am a tree 161
5. JWJW 154
6. da fuq 144
7. arthursleftball 138
8. the jock 137
9. Ingy 130
10. Johnny Met Jesus 102

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
3. Middlesbrough 13 7 2 4 7 23
4. Wolves 13 6 5 2 5 23
5. Norwich 13 6 4 3 10 22
6. Forest 13 5 7 1 9 22
7. Charlton 13 5 7 1 4 22
8. Bournemouth 13 6 3 4 6 21
9. Ipswich 13 5 5 3 4 20

Breaking League News

LUFC Tony Yeboah wonder strike worth wearing
Leeds Utd : 23/10/2014 21:38:00
Milanic wants motivated Leeds to claim the points
Leeds Utd : 23/10/2014 21:05:00
Howe: Only a matter of time for Ritchie
Bournemouth : 23/10/2014 20:10:00
On this day 1999
Blackpool : 23/10/2014 20:06:00
RUFC - No One In Before Weekend
Rotherham : 23/10/2014 19:20:00

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 68%
No - get rid asap 32%