UK time is: 13:08:28
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Gordon Bennett ! - Jules Blames Refs

Julian Bennett today vowed not to change his determined approach to defending, but admitted: 'I get a rough ride from referees.'

Bennett is set to be restored to Forest's starting line-up as they face Scunthorpe tomorrow live on Sky TV.

Manager Colin Calderwood left the Nottingham-born player on the bench last weekend, to avoid the risk of him being banned, at a time when he is already without Sammy Clingan and Junior Agogo who are on international duty.

Bennett understands Calderwood's decision - but feels he has been given a hard time by referees, who have already shown him four yellow cards. 'I am not going to change; that is the way I play,' he said. 'I am all about tackling and being physical.

'That doesn't mean I foul all the time. I don't agree that I deserve some of the bookings I have had.'

Calderwood confirmed he had been nervous about Bennett being suspended.

'It was the sole reason he was left out,' he said.

'Julian is a bit impetuous, but a lot of it is his willingness to get the ball. He is the reason why we look strong.

The number of tackles he gets booked for are minimal compared to the ones he competes for and wins.'

From the NEP




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:Friday October 6 2006

Time: 8:27PM

Your Comments

i would not want him to change the way he plays
jono_forest
he gets a bit of bad luck when it comes to referes. play the same way, i dont think its worth him changing the way he plays
kyle
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Bournemouth v Forest Match Preview (Tuesday August 19 2014)

A Tesche Of Class? (Thursday August 14 2014)

Capital One Cup 2nd Round Draw. (Thursday August 14 2014)

Fans To March Demanding Fairer Prices (Tuesday August 12 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)

1. Jimmy Gordon 592
2. Calvin Plummer 397
3. toms 363
4. PVH 327
5. da fuq 321
6. Pope John XXIII 256
7. McJoburgForest 247
8. LyttleByLyttle 218
9. Mr Angry 211
10. Mikeyboy66 190

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 2 - 0 Blackpool
Bournemouth 1 - 2 Forest
Bolton 2 - 2 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Forest 3 2 1 0 +3 7
2. Cardiff 3 2 1 0 +3 7
3. Millwall 3 2 1 0 +3 7
4. Charlton 3 2 1 0 +2 7
5. Bournemouth 3 2 0 1 +4 6
6. Norwich 3 2 0 1 +4 6
7. Watford 3 2 0 1 +2 6

Breaking League News

Felix Says - Wolves (h)
Fulham : 21/08/2014 12:49:00
Fulham 0 Wolves 1
Fulham : 21/08/2014 12:48:00
RUFC - Ref Watch v Millwall
Rotherham : 21/08/2014 11:37:00
Strange Love
Norwich : 21/08/2014 11:00:00
Highlights: Birmingham 2-2 Ipswich Town
Birmingham : 21/08/2014 10:52:00

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 76%
No - get rid asap 24%