Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Note To Mr Pearson - Shoulda Gone To Spec Savers

Note To Mr Pearson - Shoulda Gone To Spec Savers

Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson has wasted no time in telling anyone who will listen, that the penalty awarded to the Reds' in the 2-2 draw yesterday was the wrong decision. Unfortunately for Mr. Pearson, it turns out that video evidence from the match, suggests that he is the one in the wrong.

Forest won their first penalty in 14 months at the King Power Stadium yesterday. That's an incredible 59 games! Although most Forest fans who watched the match will admit that we were slightly fortunate to come away from the game with a point, they would also admit that we were way overdue some good fortune of our own.

Despite Mr. Pearson's claims and protestations, that good fortune didn't come by way of a 67th minute penalty given against Zak Whitbread for scything down Billy Sharp in the box. It came from his own teams inability to convert the chances they created. To say that Forest were second best for most of the game would be a little generous to us, but the penalty decision made by referee Anthony Taylor was absolutely spot on.

Pearson ranted and raved to the BBC, Sky TV and anyone else's ears he could holler into. 'It should not be a penalty. It was a perfectly good challenge. He got the ball and the referee is in a very good position to see it. If he cannot get that right it is laughable. It is about time these people became accountable. There is a team of four people out there and we need to utilise the four of them. I have seen the incident on television again and basically it is a good challenge from Whitbread.'

Just for the benefit Mr. Pearson and to confirm he might want to book an appointment for an eye test, here's the undeniable truth about what happened. Click Here. I'm not too sure how long that link will be available for, so make the most of it whilst you can.




Join The Vital Debate






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

Writer:guinless
Date:Sunday November 11 2012
Time: 4:58PM

Comments

0
Nice one Kev. :D
daddyreddog
11/11/2012 18:20:00
0
PS, so should their strikers
daddyreddog
12/11/2012 20:55:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Karanka - The Focus Is On Us

New Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka has said the only focus he has going into the clash against Wolverhampton Wanderers is about how we play.

Vital Preview - Championship - 19th-20th January 2018

The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend, 19th-20th January.

Karanka Refutes Middlesbrough Raid Speculation

Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka has denied reports that he has made a bid for Middlesbrough's Adam Clayton.

Ariyibi Returns From MK Dons

Yesterday evening Nottingham Forest confirmed that loanee Gboly Ariyibi had returned to the City Ground following his spell out with MK Dons.

Nottingham Forest Archived Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Nottingham Forest
Suggested By:
Forest win12%
Wolves win44%
Draw44%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pope John XXIII253
2.the jock158
3.Ingy153
4.Apollyon149
5.Our Kids Dad144
6.Old Red Fart133
7.orbitalforest121
8.LyttleByLyttle112
9.mao tse tung100
10.Calvin Plummer84
Write for Vital Football