Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

It's Not The End Of The World

It's Not The End Of The World

Calderwood was downbeat to see the four-times League Cup winners exit the competition at the first hurdle.


The Reds' did force three good saves from Stanley goalkeeper Ian Dunbavin but the League One side could not find a way through.

Calderwood told the NEP 'Congratulations to Accrington, they have claimed our scalp. I am disappointed and we have got to focus and start again. It is disappointing to lose and be out of the Cup and we did not do enough.

'I ask myself if it was a setback or a catastrophe. I have to say it was a setback because we just did not perform well enough.

'We are doing well in the league but there is always something that comes up and bites you on the backside and it happened tonight.'

Accrington Stanley boss John Coleman would like his side to play in front of the television cameras all the time.

The League Two side has now been on television nine times and lost only once.

But this is perhaps their biggest scalp so far as they saw off two-time European champions Forest in the Carling Cup first round.

Paul Mullin was the Stanley hero with his deflected 61st-minute effort being the winner.

Coleman said: 'There is something about Sky and it is amazing our record on television. I wish we could play on TV every week.

'It is not a shock to me that we won. I always think we will. If you put us up against Manchester United tomorrow, I would have a game plan to beat them.

'I hope it encourages the players to relax. Why be scared of anyone in our league now?

'I think we can play better than that. We can pass the ball and control the game better, but now I just hope for the club's sake that we have a money-spinning second-round tie.'



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

Writer:guinless
Date:Tuesday August 22 2006
Time: 9:34AM

Comments

0
seems quite big-headed, you're in league two mate, they'll never go up to L1 this season.
wallis
22/08/2006 11:45:00
0
I dont see it as big headed, has to be optimistic and encourage his squad
Midland_Red
23/08/2006 07:38:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Forest Will Fight Any Rangers Compensation Claims

Nottingham Forest have promised they will fight any claims of compensation from Rangers over manager Mark Warburton.

Championship Cost Per Goal So Far In 2016/17

The end of the Championship campaign of 2016/17 is only a month and a bit away from fans across the country but as we go in to the remaining weeks of the campaign...

Brereton Linked With Liverpool Again

Youngster Ben Brereton's call up for the first time to the England Under 19 setup has also achieved a repetition of the speculation linking him with the likes of Liverpool.

EFL Goal Of 2016 Contenders Named

Ten EFL professional footballers find themselves nominated for the treasured Goal Of The Year gong for 2016.

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)

Derby MotM
Suggested By:
Smith11%
Mancienne0%
Worrall0%
Fox2%
Pinillos28%
Vaughan8%
Cohen3%
Brereton9%
Clough9%
Osborn0%
Assombalonga1%
Sub-McCormack0%
Sub-Cash0%
Sub-Vellios29%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Huddersfield Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Apollyon198
2.Pope John XXIII188
3.AdebolaCornflakes137
4.Calvin Plummer122
5.Sniffer Dog106
6.toms95
7.LyttleByLyttle89
8.Our Kids Dad87
9.da fuq82
10.Giuseppe Garibaldi80
The Vital Football Members League