UK time is: 22:44:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Forest's Transfer Hopes Fade

Nottingham Forest are not giving up hope on signing Birmingham midfielder Neil Danns on loan - but it looks increasingly likely he won't be coming to the City Ground.



Manager Colin Calderwood today again expressed his frustration over the role of players' agents in transfers.

He admitted he had continued to chase Danns since first attempting to land the former Colchester player in the January transfer window.

'We have made an inquiry, but what the agent is doing is wrong,' he said.

'When we spoke to Birmingham in January the player did not want to come. We left it there, but made a couple of phone calls to keep up to date with the position, to see if anything has changed, as he is not in the team.

'But it is wrong for his agent to be speculating. He is just trying to put his player in the shop window.'

Calderwood admitted Forest have been pursuing several players as they attempt to bolster their squad for the League One run-in.

A £650,000 bid for Gillingham's Matty Jarvis was also scuppered by an agent, after the winger was advised to stay put until the summer - despite Forest's League One rivals being willing to do business rather than run the risk of a transfer tribunal in the summer.

'We have made a lot of inquiries, but we have not been able to progress anything,' said Calderwood.




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:Friday March 9 2007

Time: 11:18AM

Your Comments

Surely there's one or two other players out there somewhere. Get on the phone have a ring around!
Johnny Kipper
The problem is, the City Ground is no longer the lucrative prospect it once was.
Juán
We should have been more active pre season. The club totally lacks ambition, just as we did pre-Cloughie, when the then Committee was happy with a small time, nice club image. I don't blame CC, the malaise goes back to before Doughty arrived, and has spread like a cancer through the club. There needs to be a clean sweep throughout the club, from top to bottom. The club needs people in place who share the supporters passion, to get back to something like we used to be. If the Sheep up the road can get their **** together then so can we.........Come On You REDSSS!!!!
RedSmedDownUnder
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Fulham (Thursday September 18 2014)

There's Only One Chris Cohen!!! (Thursday September 18 2014)

Bash9's Forest Player Ratings!! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Forest v Fulham Vital Preview (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Derby County (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Louis Laing's Lane Loan! (Friday September 12 2014)

Forest v Derby Vital Match Preview! (Friday September 12 2014)

Forest v Derby - It's A Sell Out! (Thursday September 11 2014)

Bash9 - August's Player Of The Month! (Thursday September 11 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 360
2. PVH 332
3. Calvin Plummer 249
4. da fuq 154
5. LyttleByLyttle 151
6. Ingy 120
7. Mr Angry 120
8. Southern red 114
9. MarvinsPA 105
10. Cornelius_Smiff 103

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 2 - 0 Blackpool
Forest 4 - 0 Reading
Forest 1 - 1 Derby County
Forest 5 - 3 Fulham
Bournemouth 1 - 2 Forest
Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Forest 7 5 2 0 +10 17
2. Norwich 7 5 1 1 +10 16
3. Watford 7 5 0 2 +7 15
4. Wolves 7 4 2 1 +4 14
5. Charlton 7 3 4 0 +3 13
6. Reading 7 4 1 2 +1 13
7. Derby County 7 3 3 1 +5 12

Breaking League News

Clubs line-up for Boro man
» Middlesbrough : 18/09/2014 22:23:00
We have cover says Karanka
» Middlesbrough : 18/09/2014 22:13:00
Boro suffer major blow
» Middlesbrough : 18/09/2014 22:04:00
Handling Youth
» Bolton : 18/09/2014 22:00:00
There's Only One Chris Cohen!!!
» Forest : 18/09/2014 21:25:00

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 71%
No - get rid asap 29%