Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Pressure Cooker!

Pressure Cooker!

Colin Calderwood today said he thrives on pressure - and will relish the remaining games, whether Forest secure promotion this weekend or if they end up in the play-offs.

The Forest manager faces the biggest match of his City Ground career when the Reds meet Crewe at home in the final League One game of the season on Saturday.

And there could be an even bigger challenge ahead if Forest do end up fighting for promotion in the play-offs.

But Calderwood says it is a situation managers should enjoy being in.

'It is something I do look forward to, it is fantastic,' he said. 'If you don't enjoy the final weekend, in the situation we are in, and enjoy the pressure and expectation and the elation that could come with that, then it is not worth being in the job.

'You work all summer, through the season and grind and grind and grind, to get the opportunity to produce a happy ending and we still have that opportunity.

'We can still win promotion this weekend.'

Calderwood says that, if told at the start of the campaign that Forest would be third going into the game of the season, he would not have been satisfied.

But he says the way in which they have closed the gap on Bristol City, to get them back into touching distance, has left them in positive mood.

'I would have looked a wee bit beyond that, to be honest,' said Calderwood. 'But from where we were and the way we have come back, we do feel more positive about it now than had you offered me that in August.'

Source: Nottingham Evening Post



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:
Date:Thursday May 3 2007
Time: 12:09PM

Comments

0
I hope it all goes our way, but I just can't see it
Johnny Kipper
03/05/2007 18:40:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Highlights - Leeds (a)

Nottingham Forest secured a one-nil win over Leeds in the Championship on Saturday.

Stats: Leeds v Nottingham Forest

All the stats from Leeds (0) vs (1) Nottingham Forest, Elland Road, 6/2/16 Att: 24,079

Leeds v Forest; Vital's Match Preview.

Dougie Freedman and his Nottingham Forest side travel to Elland Road to take on Steve Evans's Leeds United in the weekends Championship action.

Match Day Officials v Leeds

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Leeds United this weekend.

Archived Vital Forest Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Profile
Those Feet
Profile
WillT
Profile
Galaxy42
Profile
Mark2310
Profile
bazforest
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Leeds MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
de Vries1%
Lichaj0%
Mills11%
Mancienne0%
Jokic0%
Gardner33%
Ward0%
Tesche0%
Vaughan0%
Osborn0%
Castro Oliveira55%
Sub - O Burke0%
Sub - Blackstock0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
2 Middlesbrough 28 17 5 6 56 23
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
21 MK Dons 29 7 6 16 27 -18
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Huddersfield Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Burnley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Calvin Plummer133
2.Kyrano128
3.Jimmy Gordon82
4.the jock79
5.PVH67
6.da fuq58
7.paz196757
8.orbitalforest51
9.Our Kids Dad38
10.LetchworthRed38