UK time is: 00:45:47
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cotterill Talking Of Promotion Next Season

Now that Championship survival has been guaranteed, Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cotterill is already looking forward and planning ahead for the 2012/13 campaign.

With 2 games still left to play, the Reds' boss says that if he can keep the nucleus of the current squad together, they can challenge for promotion next season.

Talking to the NEP, Cotterill said. 'I would like to have a very different target next season. I want to be looking at promotion, because I am a winner and it is tough when you are not winning. As long as we can re-sign some of these players and work with some of those we have already got, as well as adding to the mix, we can do that.'

It's not unfair to say that Cotterill still has a tough task on his hands in convincing many supporters of his ability to do the job and to also convince them that he is the long term solution to the problems the club have. When Cotterill accepted the job on October 14, Forest were 4th from bottom on 8 points and had just witnessed former England boss Steve McClaren walk out the door after a miserable 10 games in charge. On the same day as McClaren's resignation, Chairman Nigel Doughty stood down as well, following protests from supporters.

The problems Steve Cotterill has had to contend with were not of his making and we should definitely cut the guy some slack on that front. He's had no money and he's had to wheel and deal to get in the players he has. Championship survival was the remit when he took on the role and that goal has been achieved. But, is he the man to take us onto the next level? I'm not so sure of that personally, but he does perhaps deserve the chance.



Vital Nottingham Forest is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!







Vital Nottingham Forest on: facebook







Vital Nottingham Forest on: twitter





Join Vital Nottingham Forest

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!




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:Friday April 20 2012

Time: 8:11AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Fulham (Thursday September 18 2014)

There's Only One Chris Cohen!!! (Thursday September 18 2014)

Bash9's Forest Player Ratings!! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Forest v Fulham Vital Preview (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Derby County (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Louis Laing's Lane Loan! (Friday September 12 2014)

Forest v Derby Vital Match Preview! (Friday September 12 2014)

Forest v Derby - It's A Sell Out! (Thursday September 11 2014)

Bash9 - August's Player Of The Month! (Thursday September 11 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. Jimmy Gordon 361
2. PVH 334
3. Calvin Plummer 249
4. da fuq 155
5. LyttleByLyttle 151
6. Mr Angry 122
7. Ingy 120
8. Southern red 114
9. MarvinsPA 105
10. Cornelius_Smiff 103

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 2 - 0 Blackpool
Forest 4 - 0 Reading
Forest 1 - 1 Derby County
Forest 5 - 3 Fulham
Bournemouth 1 - 2 Forest
Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Forest 7 5 2 0 +10 17
2. Norwich 7 5 1 1 +10 16
3. Watford 7 5 0 2 +7 15
4. Wolves 7 4 2 1 +4 14
5. Charlton 7 3 4 0 +3 13
6. Reading 7 4 1 2 +1 13
7. Derby County 7 3 3 1 +5 12

Breaking League News

Clubs line-up for Boro man
Middlesbrough : 18/09/2014 22:23:00
We have cover says Karanka
Middlesbrough : 18/09/2014 22:13:00
Boro suffer major blow
Middlesbrough : 18/09/2014 22:04:00
Handling Youth
Bolton : 18/09/2014 22:00:00
There's Only One Chris Cohen!!!
Forest : 18/09/2014 21:25:00

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 71%
No - get rid asap 29%