Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Calderwood -Happy With Progress

Calderwood -Happy With Progress

Colin Calderwood sent a much stronger squad to meet Rushden and Diamonds last night, than the one that beat Ilkeston Town 5-0 only 24 hours before.

Rushden gave the Reds a sterner test than Ilkeston did and took the lead on 46 mins with a goal from Tomlin. In what was described as a training game Forest came out relatively unscathed after an Arron Davies strike saved the blushes in the 90th minute.

The biggest concern for Calderwood though, maybe the injury list, as Breckin and Holt failed to make the trip due to a hamstring injury for Breckin and a groin strain to Grant Holt. New boy Matty Lockwood also missed out due to problems with his wisdom teeth. But at least no injuries were picked up during the game. On the performance Calderwood told the official site, 'I am pleased we did not lose, it is only a pre season friendly, but you never like to lose a match. What you do want is a challenge and they certainly gave us that.'

Preseason friendlies may be meaningless in terms of results, but they are good from a fitness point of view and the lads will have had a good run out in this tough fixture. Saturday sees the Reds travel to Chesterfield to take part in a testimonial game for former Red Steve Blatherwick, before beginning a tour of Scotland.



Please help Vital Football by spending 3 minutes on our survey: The 3 minutes Vital Survey

Writer:guinless
Date:Thursday July 19 2007
Time: 4:10PM

Comments

0
another defensive line up i expect, can't wait
Johnny Kipper
09/08/2007 17:22:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Vital View - Championship - 8th-9th December 2017

The Championship season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 8th-9th December.

Reactions - Nottingham Forest v Bolton (9/12/17)

Following today's clash between Nottingham Forest and Bolton Wanderers, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Bolton Wanderers

All the stats from Nottingham Forest (3) vs (2) Bolton Wanderers, City Ground, 9/12/17 Att: 22,882

Nottingham Forest v Bolton - Team Sheets - 9-12-17

Nottingham Forest are at the City Ground with Bolton the visitors for the latest Championship game.

Nottingham Forest Archived Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bolton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Smith5%
Mancienne8%
Worrall4%
Mills26%
Lichaj8%
Bridcutt8%
Osborn4%
Walker21%
Dowell0%
McKay8%
Murphy4%
Sub - Bouchalakis0%
Sub - Carayol4%
Sub - Brereton0%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Old Red Fart93
2.Apollyon61
3.LyttleByLyttle54
4.Ingy53
5.Pope John XXIII53
6.seasider red46
7.mao tse tung42
8.orbitalforest41
9.Calvin Plummer40
10.Our Kids Dad39
Vital Football Comment