Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Head To Head: Forest v Derby

Head To Head: Forest v Derby

It's the big one on Sunday, when the Red Dogs of Nottingham take on the Sheep Shaggers of Derby in the clash of the East Midlands at the City Ground (KO:1.15pm).

The Rams did the double over us last season, beating us 2-1 at home and 1-0 away. Recent encounters have been feisty affairs, with a player from both teams getting their marching orders in the two matches last season. Rams keeper Frank Fielding was sent off at the City Ground after 2 mins, but they went on to win the game 2-1. Andy Reid gave the Reds' the lead, but goals from Jamie Ward and Jeff Hendrick sealed the win for the Sheep. Marcus Tudgay received his marching orders in the return game at the Sheep Dip, after picking up his second yellow card of the game. Jake Buxton gave the home side the points in the final seconds of the game.

Whilst the Rams may hold the bragging rights and the Brian Clough trophy from last season, the Mighty Red Dogs have the overall bragging rights from the 80 League meetings between the two sides. Forest have won 33 against their 28 and 19 games have ended with the honours even. The two sides go into this game separated by only 2 points in the League table from the opening 7 games. Forest sit in 10th place and on 10 points in the Championship, with the Rams occupying 17th position on 8 points.



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!





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

Writer:guinless
Date:Thursday September 27 2012
Time: 11:26AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

QPR v Forest; Match Preview

Mark Warburton`s Nottingham Forest take on Ian Holloway`s QPR in the last away fixture of the season.

QPR v Nottingham Forest - Follow Live On Twitter

Nottingham Forest go to Loftus Road as the visitors to QPR today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Al Hasawi Agrees Forest Sale?

It's being reported this evening that Fawaz Al Hasawi has agreed terms on the sale of Nottingham Forest to new a new owner - the often speculated Evangelos Marinakis.

Lichaj The Supporters Winner

Full back Eric Lichaj may have doubts over his future at the club with no new deal secured yet, but he's a winner in the eyes of the Nottingham Forest fans.

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)

QPR MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Smith0%
Lichaj0%
Worrall0%
Mancienne0%
Pinillos0%
Vaughan0%
Brereton0%
Cohen0%
Osborn0%
Carayol100%
Assombalonga0%
Sub - Ward0%
Sub - Mills0%
Sub - Cash0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 45 28 8 9 92 34
P Newcastle 45 28 7 10 91 42
3 Reading 45 25 7 13 82 2
4 Sheff Wed 45 24 9 12 81 16
5 Huddersfield 45 25 6 14 81 1
6 Fulham 45 21 14 10 77 27
7 Leeds Utd 45 22 8 15 74 14
8 Norwich 45 19 10 16 67 12
9 Derby County 45 18 12 15 66 4
10 Brentford 45 18 10 17 64 12
11 Preston 45 16 14 15 62 2
12 Aston Villa 45 16 13 16 61 -1
13 Cardiff 45 16 11 18 59 -4
14 Barnsley 45 15 13 17 58 0
15 Wolves 45 15 10 20 55 -5
16 Ipswich 45 13 16 16 55 -7
17 Bristol City 45 15 9 21 54 -5
18 Q.P.R. 45 15 8 22 53 -10
19 Burton 45 13 13 19 52 -12
20 Birmingham 45 12 14 19 50 -20
21 Forest 45 13 9 23 48 -13
22 Blackburn 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Wigan 45 10 11 24 41 -17
R Rotherham 45 5 7 33 22 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2017 12:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pope John XXIII404
2.Calvin Plummer233
3.LyttleByLyttle221
4.orbitalforest200
5.Apollyon194
6.mao tse tung142
7.the jock123
8.Sniffer Dog119
9.Jimmy Gordon116
10.Old Red Fart110
Vital Football Comment