Nottingham Forest - Dobie Hails Forest Stars
UK time is: 02:07:46
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Dobie Hails Forest Stars

Scott Dobie believes Nottingham Forest's young stars have showed they have Premiership potential.


The Reds striker (pictured) challenged his younger team-mates to show they had what it takes to play at a higher level, when they took on top flight Charlton last weekend.

And they more than answered him with outstanding performances against Alan Pardew's Premiership strugglers.

The likes of Nathan Tyson, Grant Holt and James Perch starred in the 2-0 win to suggest they may yet make it to the top flight.

And they have impressed Dobie, who has first-hand experience of the Premiership from his time at West Brom, throughout the season so far.

He said: 'It was good to see Nathan and Holty doing well against opposition like that.

'I knew Nathan was quick, but he looked even quicker. Perchy as well. I knew he had a bit of speed, but he looked rapid. I think the lads got an extra lift.

'There was pace all over the pitch, which is vital, particularly at a higher level.

'I don't know if it's because we played against better opposition, but it seemed to give everyone a lift.'

Dobie believes the victory was crucial after Forest's struggles over the past month, which has seen them fall out of the automatic promotion places for the first time this season.

Now he hopes the morale-boosting win will kick-start their promotion challenge, resuming today, when they host Yeovil at the City Ground.

Dobie said: 'It can give us a lift after a difficult month.

'We are keyed up for every game, but it was the first time in a while we have been the underdog and the lads stepped up to that challenge.'




Nottingham Evening Post




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:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 14 2007

Time: 12:19PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Chettle's Second Chance? (Monday May 18 2015)

Reported Target Released By Bolton (Saturday May 16 2015)

Duo Linked To Forest (Wednesday May 13 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. Jimmy Gordon 441
2. PVH 336
3. Calvin Plummer 189
4. the jock 169
5. MrsBrownsBoys 140
6. da fuq 137
7. orbitalforest 136
8. in_the_top_one 118
9. Pope John XXIII 113
10. ZedRed 109

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Cardiff 46 16 14 16 -4 62
12. Charlton 46 14 18 14 -6 60
13. Sheff Wed 46 14 18 14 -6 60
14. Forest 46 15 14 17 2 59
15. Leeds Utd 46 15 11 20 -11 56
16. Huddersfield 46 13 16 17 -17 55
17. Fulham 46 14 10 22 -21 52

Breaking League News

Boro mind games
Norwich : 22/05/2015 21:13:01
Mark Bunn Leaves City
Norwich : 22/05/2015 20:52:01
Former boss says Redfearn will be a huge loss to the club
Leeds Utd : 22/05/2015 20:49:01
Holt Fooled By Schoolboy Prank Call
Norwich : 22/05/2015 20:23:00
Rizespor Want Lafferty
Norwich : 22/05/2015 19:42:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Cardiff MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Darlow 8%
Kane 4%
Hobbs 0%
Lascelles 9%
Mancienne 4%
Lansbury 4%
Gardner 4%
Vaughan 4%
Burke 4%
Blackstock 23%
Antonio 0%
Sub - Akpom 4%
Sub - Paterson 4%
Sub - Osborn 28%