Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

No Appeal For Chambers Red Card

No Appeal For Chambers Red Card

Steve Cotterill has told the official site that the club will not appeal against the red card issued to club captain Luke Chambers, during the 3-0 home defeat to Southampton on Saturday.

Chambers was given his marching orders after referee Eddie Ilderton adjudged that he elbowed Saints player David Connolly during an aerial challenge. TV replays showed that the incident was fairly innocuous and that there was clearly no intent to cause injury by the Reds' defender.

Despite Cotterill himself feeling that the dismissal was unfair, he says he wont appeal the referees decision. It was accidental but we won't win an appeal with it. The thing you have to try and prove is that the referee has made a gross error of judgement. We won't prove that because Luke did catch the Southampton player - although it certainly wasn't intentional.'

Chambers will now serve a mandatory 3 match ban, beginning with the 3rd round FA Cup replay at Leicester tomorrow night. He will also miss the weekend game away at West Ham, as well as the home game with Burnley next Tuesday.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:guinless
Date:Monday January 16 2012
Time: 7:27PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Stats: Leeds v Nottingham Forest

All the stats from Leeds (0) vs (1) Nottingham Forest, Elland Road, 6/2/16 Att: 24,079

Leeds v Forest; Vital's Match Preview.

Dougie Freedman and his Nottingham Forest side travel to Elland Road to take on Steve Evans's Leeds United in the weekends Championship action.

Match Day Officials v Leeds

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Leeds United this weekend.

January MotM Nomination - Freedman

The January nominations for the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month Award are in.

Archived Vital Forest Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Profile
Those Feet
Profile
WillT
Profile
Galaxy42
Profile
Mark2310
Profile
bazforest
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Leeds MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
de Vries0%
Lichaj0%
Mills0%
Mancienne0%
Jokic0%
Gardner50%
Ward0%
Tesche0%
Vaughan0%
Osborn0%
Castro Oliveira50%
Sub - O Burke0%
Sub - Blackstock0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
2 Middlesbrough 28 17 5 6 56 23
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
21 MK Dons 29 7 6 16 27 -18
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Huddersfield Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Burnley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Kyrano112
2.Calvin Plummer107
3.Jimmy Gordon82
4.the jock79
5.paz196757
6.da fuq52
7.PVH52
8.orbitalforest47
9.Our Kids Dad38
10.LetchworthRed38