Writer: Our Kids Dad
Date:Sunday June 15 2014
In this article, I will give a review and the info in the first quarter of the season and where we were after the 12th League game.
Billy Davies's Forest started really well winning their first game 1-0 at home against Huddersfield with Henri Lansbury scoring his and Forest's first goal of the season, after a great run from Cohen.
The Reds then carried on their winning form into the second and third games beating Blackburn away 1-0, Darius Henderson scoring in the 90th minute to win. Their third victory came against Bolton at home 3-0, the scorers were Mackie, Reid and Lansbury.
However we seemed to falter a little in the 4th and 5th games, drawing with Watford away 1-1, although we did have the chances to win - Miller guilty of being greedy, when he should of passed. We then lost away at Wigan 2-1. Andy Reid had scored goals in both of these games and was showing great early season form.
After the Wigan game Forest got back to winning ways with a dramatic 3-2 win against Barnsley. The goals came from Cox, an O.G and Henderson's late winner.
Despite that victory, The Reds could only manage a 2-2 home draw against Middlesbrough, although they did come back from 0-2 down, with goals from both striking subs, Derbyshire and Hendo. Kelvin Wilson got injured early in that game - which signalled the start of Forest's injury problems.
That game was followed up with another 2-2 draw away at Donny, Cohen and Reid twice equalising.
Forest had also reached the 3rd round of the Capital One Cuo, beatig Hartlepool and Millwall in the first 2 rounds, before losing out, away at Burnley 2-1 in the midweek 3rd round fixture. Burnley were showing great early season form.
Then a massive result, Forest 1-0 Derby, Jack Hobbs scoring a powerful header to silence the sheep and cost Cloughie his job.
The pattern continued with another away draw against Charlton, 1-1, and then a great away win against Brighton, 3-1, Andy Reid scored the goal against Charlton and Henri Lansbury and Hendo getting the goals against Brighton (Lansbury with 2).
Forest finished off the first quarter of the season with a 1-1 draw, at home, against Bournemouth, the impressive Lansbury again scoring and getting his 3rd in two games.
After the first quarter of the season Forest were sat on 23 points winning 6 of their first 12 games with 5 draws and 1 defeat.
So overall The Reds form was fantastic compared to usual early season starts. Forest were sat in 4th position in the league, Burnley were top, QPR 2nd & Leicester 3rd.
That's the end for this week's review, thanks for reading, Bash9.
Date:Sunday June 15 2014
Lansbury Out, Foderingham In? (Thursday May 28 2015)
International Duty For Forest Pair! (Thursday May 28 2015)
Forest Set Date For First Friendly! (Thursday May 28 2015)
Jutkiewicz And O'Hara Linked (Wednesday May 27 2015)
Pre Season Tour Of Sweden (Tuesday May 26 2015)
Forest Know 2015-16 Opponents (Monday May 25 2015)
Mills Holds Forest Talks (Sunday May 24 2015)
Forest's First Summer Signing Imminent? (Tuesday May 19 2015)
Chettle's Second Chance? (Monday May 18 2015)
Predictions League Winner 2014-15! (Monday May 18 2015)
|7.||Pope John XXIII||178|
|13. Sheff Wed||46||14||18||14||-6||60|
|15. Leeds Utd||46||15||11||20||-11||56|
|Martin Making Progress
» Derby County : 28/05/2015 21:49:00
|Lansbury Out, Foderingham In?
» Forest : 28/05/2015 20:37:01
|Toffolo Will Fight For Place
» Norwich : 28/05/2015 20:02:00
|Duo On Welsh Standby List
» Charlton : 28/05/2015 19:46:01
|Hogan Injury Update
» Brentford : 28/05/2015 19:18:01