UK time is: 10:20:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

We Can Reach Automatic Spots

Colin Calderwood still believes Forest are capable of winning automatic promotion this season, but admits an improvement is required in their remaining games.

'I hope that Bristol will slip up again,' he said. 'It has been proven what can happen by results, even those in the championship race. Nobody has a divine right to win any game, as shown by Manchester United losing to Portsmouth.

'That is why, with your experience of playing in these games and knowing that anything can happen, you just never give up. You always know that something extraordinary might happen.



'Even if it happens on the last day of the season, it is a fantastic moment in anybody's career to win promotion and we have to make sure that we are still fighting on the last day of the season for that, against Crewe.

'Can we get ourselves ahead of the other teams who are challenging? We have to try and do it in the next two or three matches, then we can have a really exciting afternoon on the last day.

'We are better off than we were before. It is strange how it has come back to four points now.

'Any team that wins four matches from now on will get a place in the top two, and that includes Blackpool.

'It would be nice to win the next two, because then it will go to the end of the season.

'It is always a point gained, of course. But this was an opportunity missed.'

Calderwood was frustrated at Forest's performance against Rotherham, who are almost certainly doomed to relegation, as his side failed to carve out more than a handful of chances in the second half.

'The chase for promotion is getting tighter,' he said. It was another game ticked off that was a perfect opportunity for making up ground.

'We have got to do what Blackpool have done, in all honesty, which means winning a few games on the bounce.

'I told you that teams would drop points but it is very apparent that we have not done our job over the Easter weekend.

'Ideally, we would have wanted one win, which would have given us three points, instead of one.

'I am more frustrated after this than I was on Saturday. We had an outstanding chance to win. If you want to get promotion, this was one that, by hook or by crook, you needed to win.'




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:Tuesday April 10 2007

Time: 1:13PM

Your Comments

Hmmmmmmm, Is this a recording?
Johnny Kipper
Jesus Colin change the record or please shut the hell up up for a change.
wemaybefamousagain
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

All MikHail Antonio!! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Watford v Forest Championship Preview (Monday October 20 2014)

No Bargain Hunt!!! (Friday October 17 2014)

On The Reid To Recovery! (Monday October 13 2014)

Louis Laing's Loan Extended. (Monday October 13 2014)

Jack Hobbled! (Thursday October 9 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. PVH 288
2. Jimmy Gordon 203
3. Calvin Plummer 176
4. i am a tree 160
5. JWJW 154
6. da fuq 139
7. arthursleftball 137
8. the jock 128
9. Ingy 126
10. LyttleByLyttle 101

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Bournemouth 1 - 2 Forest
Watford 2 - 2 Forest
Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Forest
Millwall 0 - 0 Forest
Cardiff 2 - 1 Forest
Wigan 0 - 0 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Middlesbrough 13 7 2 4 7 23
4. Wolves 13 6 5 2 5 23
5. Norwich 13 6 4 3 10 22
6. Forest 13 5 7 1 9 22
7. Charlton 13 5 7 1 4 22
8. Bournemouth 13 6 3 4 6 21
9. Ipswich 13 5 5 3 4 20

Breaking League News

Twitter Poll: No To Coyle
Birmingham : 23/10/2014 10:07:00
Birmingham Open Rowett Talks
Birmingham : 23/10/2014 10:00:00
Defensive loan targets - Part 1
Reading : 23/10/2014 10:00:00
Crosby Wants Birmingham Hot Seat
Birmingham : 23/10/2014 09:53:00
Did Neil Really Do Much Wrong Against Leeds?
Norwich : 23/10/2014 09:50:00

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 68%
No - get rid asap 32%