Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Calderwood Happy With Improvement

Calderwood Happy With Improvement

Reds' Boss Colin Calderwood said he was happy with the improvements shown against Carlisle in their 0-0 draw at the weekend, but thought they had enough chances to have won the game.

Calderwood told the NEP, 'We're disappointed not to win the game, but I will sleep much happier after a performance like that.

'I know we have been held to a draw at home, but after losing to Oldham in midweek, there were so many positives to come out of the game from our point of view.

'Our tempo was much better and there was too much good to come out of the display to criticise the players. At times that's probably as well as we have played this season.

'We've got a difficult period coming up with away games against teams just below us in the table and we will know a lot more about ourselves after that. We'll see.'

Forest certainly had the chances to put this game to bed - long before Holt's penalty miss.

Wes Morgan and Neil Harris both had headers cleared off the line in the first half and both Holt and then Harris saw efforts disallowed.

But as Carlisle manager McDonald argued, there were reasons to suggest Carlisle could have turned one point into three themselves.

He said: 'It's the first time this season I have been disappointed with a point because I thought we dominated the second half and could easily have won the game.

'I don't know whether it's because we have just come into this division, but sometimes I wonder if we truly, truly believe in ourselves away from home because we wait for a little spark before we think we can go on and win a game.

'We have no problem with belief at home but there is no reason why we should not have that same faith away.

'Forest played very well in the first half but the penalty save meant that we had a responsibility to the goalkeeper for keeping us in the game and we responded to that.'


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

Writer:guinless
Date:Sunday September 17 2006
Time: 11:47AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Sheff Wednesday

All the stats from Nottingham Forest (1) vs (2) Sheff Wednesday, City Ground, 18/2/17 Att: 20,164

Forest v Wednesday; Vital Match Preview

Gary Brazil`s Nottingham Forest welcome Carlos Carvalhal`s play-off contenders, Sheffield Wednesday Trentside for this afternoon`s Championship clash.

Forest v Sheff Wed - Follow Live On Twitter

Nottingham Forest are at the City Ground with Sheffield Wednesday the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Vital Preview - Championship, 18th-20th Feb 2017

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

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)

Sheff W MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Smith10%
Lichaj0%
Worrall0%
Fox0%
Pinillos0%
Cash0%
Vaughan16%
Osborn0%
Ward0%
Brereton66%
McCormack0%
Sub - Carayol0%
Sub - Assombalonga0%
Sub - Kasami8%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
2 Newcastle 31 21 3 7 66 35
3 Huddersfield 31 19 4 8 61 7
4 Reading 32 18 6 8 60 6
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 32 17 7 8 58 11
7 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
8 Fulham 31 13 10 8 49 15
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 31 13 8 10 47 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
15 Brentford 31 10 7 14 37 -1
16 Q.P.R. 32 10 7 15 37 -11
17 Aston Villa 31 8 12 11 36 -6
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 32 9 7 16 34 -13
21 Bristol City 31 9 5 17 32 -4
22 Wigan 32 7 9 16 30 -9
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 1:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Apollyon191
2.Jimmy Gordon172
3.Pope John XXIII126
4.mao tse tung119
5.orbitalforest99
6.the jock89
7.Calvin Plummer84
8.AdebolaCornflakes83
9.LyttleByLyttle80
10.paz196767
The Vital Football Members League