á Nottingham Forest - Calderwood Delights
UK time is: 10:29:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Calderwood Delights

Colin Calderwood says Nottingham Forest have given themselves new belief in their promotion credentials after bouncing back from behind to beat Millwall.

The Reds boss praised his side for producing one of their best attacking displays under his tenure.

Forest had to claw their way back after Millwall took a fourth-minute lead through Ben May.

Calderwood admitted they had made a poor start but was encouraged by the manner in which they hit back with three second-half goals, to claim another emphatic win and extend their unbeaten run to nine matches.

'Everyone has a new belief or a re-inforced belief about what they thought of the team and the club, because they have given everything,' he said. 'Everyone can walk away and say that every single player has given their absolute maximum.

'Of course, within that, there were mistakes. But they played with their heads and their hearts for the club.

'It doesn't give me more confidence, because I had that already. It does reinforce what I already thought about the group and what I thought of people when they were fit and the dangers we would pose to the opposition.

'It was the players' day because they have come back from a bleak-looking situation and got a super, super result.

'You saw a group grow, you saw a real group effort. All we spoke about (at half-time) was that they had been in the position before and come back and we have the ability to go and do it again - and they have done it. You could see it, they found themselves in a real zone. Everything went for us but deservedly so, because they have given their hearts and souls for the season so far.

'I am encouraged. If you give teams a lead at home you are not always going to come back but we had character and ability. They showed bucket-loads of ability in the second half.'

Calderwood admitted the match could have had a different outcome, had Millwall netted a second goal during a first half- hour in which they were on top.

'For the neutral spectator the football was of a very high ''level.

''They started really well and we were second best (then) ,' he said.


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

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 27 2006

Time: 3:01PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Cohen & Tesche Are Back (Thursday November 26 2015)

Video - Brentford Highlights (a) (Sunday November 22 2015)

Stats: Brentford v Forest (Saturday November 21 2015)

Brentford v Forest - Team Line Ups (Saturday November 21 2015)

Brentford v Forest: Vital Match Preview (Saturday November 21 2015)

Freedman Ahead Of Brentford (Friday November 20 2015)

Match Day Officials v Brentford (Thursday November 19 2015)

Cohen Moving Closer To Forest Return (Thursday November 19 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. orbitalforest 346
2. Calvin Plummer 298
3. PVH 264
4. MrsBrownsBoys 236
5. Pope John XXIII 213
6. paz1967 140
7. toms 119
8. in_the_top_one 118
9. forestfaninvegas 117
10. da fuq 111

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
15. Q.P.R. 17 5 5 7 -3 20
16. Leeds Utd 17 4 7 6 -4 19
17. Preston 17 3 8 6 -3 17
18. Forest 17 4 5 8 -5 17
19. Bristol City 17 3 7 7 -9 16
20. Charlton 17 4 4 9 -11 16
21. Huddersfield 17 3 6 8 -9 15

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Iorfa rewarded for excellent year
╗ Wolves : 26/11/2015 10:00:00
RUFC - Striker Looking Forward To Return
╗ Rotherham : 26/11/2015 09:43:01
Audio - The Wednesday Week Podcast Season 15/16 Show 16
╗ Sheff Wed : 26/11/2015 09:33:00
MK Dons receive £200,000 from Alli`s England appearanc
╗ MK Dons : 26/11/2015 09:27:01
RUFC - Head-to-Head v The Robins
╗ Rotherham : 26/11/2015 09:12:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Brentford MotM
Suggested By:  VitalForest
de Vries 1%
Lichaj 0%
Mills 0%
Hobbs 33%
Pinillos 0%
Ward 0%
Lansbury 66%
Trotter 0%
Vaughan 0%
Mendes da Graša 0%
Castro Oliveira 0%
Sub:-Williams 0%
Sub:-Blackstock 0%
Sub:-Walker 0%