UK time is: 18:10:38
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Davies The Red Hot Favourite

Billy Davies could be set for a dramatic return to the City Ground, with various media sources and journalists saying a deal is all but done for the fiery Scott to return as manager of Nottingham Forest.

Following the departure of Alex McLeish on Tuesday, Davies' name was immediately linked with the role, where he has raced to the front of the betting markets and is now odds on favourite to return to the club.

Davies was controversially sacked from his role at the City Ground in 2011 and hasn't worked since. Four managers have come and gone since his departure and he's been linked with a return as each one has left.

This time round, the stories of his return, look to have some substance, with even the BBC saying he is expected to be unveiled as the new boss within the next 48 hours. Davies had been in talks with Championship rivals Blackpool earlier this week and was expected to take over there, but reports today suggest he has declined the opportunity to join the Seasiders, in favour of a return to the Reds'.

Meanwhile Rob Kelly has been named as Caretaker boss and will take charge of team affairs for the weekend game at Bristol City. The official site has also confirmed that Peter Grant and Dr Ian McGuinness, who were appointed to the coaching staff by Alex McLeish, have also left their roles.




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: Kev Finnegan Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 6 2013

Time: 8:12PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Reds v Royals Match Preview (Friday August 22 2014)

Hooray Henri!!! (Friday August 22 2014)

Bournemouth v Forest Match Preview (Tuesday August 19 2014)

A Tesche Of Class? (Thursday August 14 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 666
2. Calvin Plummer 509
3. da fuq 453
4. PVH 435
5. toms 412
6. McJoburgForest 342
7. LyttleByLyttle 338
8. Pope John XXIII 298
9. Mr Angry 277
10. Southern red 267

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 2 - 0 Blackpool
Forest 4 - 0 Reading
Bournemouth 1 - 2 Forest
Bolton 2 - 2 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Forest 4 3 1 0 +7 10
2. Watford 4 3 0 1 +5 9
3. Norwich 4 3 0 1 +5 9
4. Wolves 4 3 0 1 +2 9
5. Charlton 4 2 2 0 +2 8
6. Sheff Wed 4 2 2 0 +2 8
7. Derby County 4 2 1 1 +4 7

Breaking League News

What Does Saville's Signing Mean For Wolves?
Wolves : 27/08/2014 17:08:00
Fulham : 27/08/2014 16:52:00
Magath on Victory at Brentford
Fulham : 27/08/2014 16:22:00
Gaffer pleased to progress in cup
Reading : 27/08/2014 16:00:00
RUFC - View From The Opposition - Swansea City
Rotherham : 27/08/2014 15:49:00

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 75%
No - get rid asap 25%