UK time is: 14:38:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Pre Season Plans Shaping Up Nicely For O'Driscoll

New Forest boss Sean O'Driscoll may still be finding his way round the corridors of the City Ground, but his on field preparations for the new season are shaping up nicely. Despite the fact that he's still putting together the pieces for his new look squad, the Reds' ran out 3-1 winners over Aston Villa at the City Ground yesterday.

A decent crowd of over 12,000, helped by a good following from Birmingham, were treated to an entertaining game. Lewis McGugan came on as a second half substitute and bagged himself a brace, with Marcus Tudgay grabbing the winner for the Reds'. Villa's Barry Bannan grabbed an equaliser, in between McGugan's goals.

All 5 new signings (Guedioura, Collins, Harding, Halford and Gillett)were given a run out, as was trialist Franck Moussa. Youngsters Moloney and Lascelles were also given much needed game time, in a very positive display from the Reds'.

Forest visit neighbours Notts County on Tuesday evening, followed by a home game with West Brom on Friday. It's all ticking along quite nicely at the moment, so long may that continue.

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: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 5 2012

Time: 9:53AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Forest's Under 21s Tame The Owls! (Friday August 29 2014)

Reds v Royals Match Preview (Friday August 22 2014)

Hooray Henri!!! (Friday August 22 2014)

Bournemouth v Forest Match Preview (Tuesday August 19 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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 2 - 0 Blackpool
Forest 4 - 0 Reading
Bournemouth 1 - 2 Forest
Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Forest
Bolton 2 - 2 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Forest 5 4 1 0 +8 13
2. Watford 5 4 0 1 +7 12
3. Wolves 5 4 0 1 +4 12
4. Norwich 5 3 1 1 +5 10
5. Millwall 5 3 1 1 +3 10
6. Charlton 5 2 3 0 +2 9
7. Derby County 5 2 2 1 +4 8

Breaking League News

Jos Hooiveld
Norwich : 01/09/2014 14:37:00
Gabbidon Set For Return?
Cardiff : 01/09/2014 14:24:00
Woolford - Don't Get Carried Away
Millwall : 01/09/2014 14:15:00
Ollie Praises McDonald amp; Powell
Millwall : 01/09/2014 14:08:00
Dunk Delighted, Stockdale Claims An Assist
Brighton : 01/09/2014 13:52:00

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 73%
No - get rid asap 27%