UK time is: 15:12:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The Vital Forest Fan Interview: Chris Randle

Chris Randle is the first Forest fan to sit in the hot seat and answer the questions in the 2012 edition of the world famous Vital Forest Fan Interviews.

Q - How long have you been following Forest and what was your first game?

I have supported forest all 25 years of my life and my first match was vs West Brom at home and I remember standing on a milk crate in the old Trent end to watch it with my dad, brothers and uncle.

Q - What are your most memorable moments as a Forest fan? Good and Bad.

Memorable moments.

Checking scores on the final day of the season when we won promotion from league 1 and jumping into the pool at where I work in full uniform.

Bad. Losing to Sheff Utd in the playoffs.


Q - Since you have been following Forest, what would your best starting eleven be? And who is your all time favourite player?

Starting 11. Crossley, Pearce, Morgan, Dawson, Louis Jean, Reid (first time), Stone, Woan, Bohinen, Van Hooijdonk, Earnshaw........favourite player.....PSYCHO.

Q - In your opinion, what is the best goal you have seen Forest score?

Radi Majewski goal vs West Brom a couple of years ago was my favourite goal.

Q - Best and worst away ground visited?

Best ground - White Hart Lane

Worst Ground - Colchester Utd's old ground.


Q- Which player(s) would you like to see us sign this summer (realistically)?

I'd love to see Forest sign Nick Powell from Crewe.

Q - All seater stadia. Good thing, or a bad thing?

Seats are good and safe but I loved the standing at some league 1 grounds.

Q - What are your thoughts on how Forest did last season and how did it compare to your expectations?

I thought and hoped we would challenge for promotion again but the sacking of Davies soon diminished my dreams. I was very disappointed with this season.

Q - What are your expectations for next season in the Championship/Where will we finish?

If Forest survive relegation again we will be lucky.

Q - With the introduction of Financial Fair Play coming soon, do you think NFFC should spend their way to promotion, or adopt a more frugal approach in trying to achieve it?

Money doesn't matter to forest because it seems whether we spend it or not we don't get promoted so might as well just spend wisely.

Q - Name a former Forest player you were most disappointed to see sign for another club?

Disappointed to see Commons leave on a free to the Sheep.

Q - What's your opinion on Steve Cotterill and will he bring success to the club?

Cotterill is a nice guy, thanks for keeping us up but is not a manager aggressive enough to take a team to the next level.

Q - New stadium, or renovate the City Ground?

Renovate the City Ground.

Q - If you could give one piece of advice to the eventual new owners of NFFC, what would it be?

Advice.GET RID OF MARK ARTHUR!

Q - Where do you sit/stand at the City Ground?

Upper Bridgford normally or A Block.

Q - Name the celebrity you would most like to meet.

Meeting David Beckham would be pretty nice I suppose.

Many thanks to Chris for taking the time out to answer the questions. If you would like to take part in the Vital Forest Fan Interviews, then you can find a copy of the questions here. Just email your answers to forest@vitalfootball.co.uk and we will publish them on the front page.

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: Chris Randle Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday May 28 2012

Time: 10:47AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Millwall v Forest: Vital Match Preview (Saturday September 20 2014)

Brian Clough OBE - Legend! (Saturday September 20 2014)

Forest v Fulham: Bash9's Player Ratings! (Friday September 19 2014)

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)

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 429
2. PVH 394
3. Calvin Plummer 283
4. Southern red 187
5. LyttleByLyttle 171
6. da fuq 168
7. Ingy 138
8. Mr Angry 135
9. MarvinsPA 122
10. RedSmedDownUnder 113

League Results (view all)

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

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Forest 8 5 3 0 +10 18
2. Norwich 8 5 2 1 +10 17
3. Wolves 8 5 2 1 +5 17
4. Watford 8 5 1 2 +7 16
5. Middlesbrough 8 5 0 3 +6 15
6. Sheff Wed 8 4 3 1 +4 15
7. Charlton 8 3 5 0 +3 14

Breaking League News

Big Game Preview - Latics v Ipswich Town
Wigan : 22/09/2014 11:51:00
Brentford Players Analysis v Boro
Brentford : 22/09/2014 10:10:00
Jackett pleased by Bolton win
Wolves : 22/09/2014 10:00:00
Gaffer addresses penalty decision taking situation
Reading : 22/09/2014 10:00:00
Fulham Winless in Eight
Birmingham : 22/09/2014 09:53:00

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%