UK time is: 15:16:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Forest v Bristol City: Head To Head

Nottingham Forest welcome the Robins of Bristol to the City Ground on Saturday, for the 2012/13 season opener (KO: 3pm).

When the two teams met towards the end of last season, it was City who ran off with the points following a 1-0 win. City striker Chris Wood bagged the points for the visitors, thanks to a second half penalty.

There have been some memorable games in recent years, none more so than when Forest virtually claimed survival in 2009, with a pulsating and tension filled game that saw the Reds' run out 3-2 winners. Dexter Blackstock grabbed a last gasp winner, in a game that had we lost would have meant relegation to League 1 was a nigh on certainty. The victory gave the team a much needed boost and put us well on the road to Championship survival.

Forest and Bristol City have met a total of 68 times in the League and the Reds' have won 29, drawn 25 and lost 14. Although we only took one point from the two games last season, we did do the double over them the previous year, with a 3-2 win at Ashton Gate and a 1-0 win at home.



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:Thursday August 16 2012

Time: 8:14PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Forest MotM v Bournemouth? (Thursday February 26 2015)

Forest V Bournemouth Match Preview. (Wednesday February 25 2015)

Grant Extends As Burke Departs On Loan (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Forest v Bournemouth - More Of The Same! (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Bash9's Player Ratings: Forest v Bolton! (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Villa's Gardner Happy To Do A Job (Tuesday February 24 2015)

Dougie Gives Forest The Fear Factor (Tuesday February 24 2015)

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 954
2. PVH 510
3. LyttleByLyttle 394
4. Calvin Plummer 343
5. MrsBrownsBoys 335
6. orbitalforest 313
7. da fuq 286
8. toms 238
9. Polly 433 226
10. the jock 223

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Watford 33 18 5 10 26 59
7. Brentford 33 18 4 11 10 58
8. Wolves 33 15 9 9 6 54
9. Forest 33 12 11 10 5 47
10. Blackburn 33 11 11 11 -1 44
11. Sheff Wed 33 10 13 10 -4 43
12. Huddersfield 33 11 9 13 -9 42

Breaking League News

Audio - Gray On Millwall, Knockaert & Boro
Sheff Wed : 27/02/2015 15:11:00
Brentford Sign Liam Moore On Loan
Brentford : 27/02/2015 14:31:00
Nottingham Forest (H) Match Preview
Reading : 27/02/2015 14:00:00
RUFC - Evans 'Fans Vital To The Cause'
Rotherham : 27/02/2015 13:54:00
RUFC - Evans 'We Don't Have Resources Some Do'
Rotherham : 27/02/2015 13:48:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Bournemouth MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Darlow 3%
Lichaj 45%
Lascelles 4%
Collins 0%
Fox 0%
Gardner 27%
Burke 0%
Lansbury 9%
Osborn 4%
Antonio 0%
Blackstock 4%
Sub:-Mancienne 0%
Sub:-Fryatt 0%
Sub:-Veldwijk 4%