Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Vital Forest Fan Interview. Part 11

Vital Forest Fan Interview. Part 11

Q - How long have you been following Forest and what got you started?

Since 1984, my dad is a forest supporter and he took me to my first game on my birthday 21st Jan we beat Norwich 3-0.

Q - What is your most memorable moment as a Forest fan? Good or Bad.

Meeting Brian Clough and Stuart Pearce was pretty special for me. Because I used to live down south and now abroad I don`t get to go to that many games so everytime I go to a game is an awesome feeling. Doesn`t matter how many times I go I never get over the excitement of the pre-match pint (the buzz in the pub), the awe of sitting in a huge stadium, the cheer when a goal is scored, and the tension when holding onto a narrow lead…brilliant nothing beats it in the world!

Q - Since you have been following Forest what would your Best Eleven be? And who is your all time favourite player?
Best XI

Gk - Crossley or Beasant, I cannot decide. To be honest we never had an outstanding keeper in the whole time I have been watching Forest, they were always just above average.



RB - Gary Charles, although I agree with basford on MLJ



LB - Pearce - No contest



CB - Des Walker



CB - Michael Dawson, closely piping Colin Cooper and Steve Chettle



RM - Steve Stone



LM - Bryan Roy, edging out Ian Woan



CM - Neil Webb



CM - Lars Bohinen



CF - Nigel Clough



CF - Stanley Collymore



My favourite all time player is Pearce, although the best player I seen was Collymore.


Q- What is would you say is the best goal you have seen Forest score?

Too many goals to remember, Metgods from the half way line was good, however I was a bit young to appreciate it. Collymore scored some beauties. David Johnson`s second goal against Ipswich in the Paul hart playoff year won me 400 quid so I like that one!

Q - Best away ground visited?

Old Trafford, although Ibrox is pretty nice as well (went non-forest).

Q - What are your thoughts on the proposed new stadium?

Can only be a good thing and help us compete.

Q- Are you pleased with the new signings made so far and is there any other player you would have liked to have seen us sign (realistically)?.

Yes (although there are a few injuries), we needed the board and management to respond to the disaster of last year and so far they have.

A good right back and striker.


Q - What are your thoughts on how last season ended and how did it compare to your expectations?

Luckily I am based half way across the world so I have missed the last 2 seasons of complete dross. I feel for all those who were at the Yeovil match. There is a delay on the TV here so the match was on TV here 2 days after it was played in the UK, I didn`t bother to watch it.

I have given up with expectations, I don`t get disappointed then.


Q -Despite the new signings, are there any areas in the side you think need adding to?

Right back, Striker and Goalkeeper have a nice balanced squad then. I thought we should have kept Curtis.

Q - Where do you sit at the City Ground?

Where ever there is a ticket available when I get to a game. I used to sit in the Trent end.


If you would like to take part in the fans questions, then email, forest@vitalfootball.co.uk.

Writer:guinless
Date:Tuesday July 31 2007
Time: 5:27PM

Comments

0
Good answers ped. I see you started watching the reds at the same time as me too.
wemaybefamousagain
01/08/2007 16:14:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Vital View - Championship, 24th-26th February 2017

Brighton winning and Newcastle drawing saw Albion return to the top of the table. Huddersfield couldn't close the gap though. Wigan, Blackburn & Rotherham are still the bottom three.

Stats: Wigan v Nottingham Forest

All the stats from Wigan (0) vs (0) Nottingham Forest, DW Stadium, 25/2/17 Att: 11,254

Wigan v Nottingham Forest - Team Sheets

Nottingham Forest go to the DW Stadium as the visitors to Wigan for the latest Championship game.

Wigan v Forest Match Preview

Gary Brazil`s Nottingham Forest travel to the DW Stadium to face Warren Joyce's Wigan in a relegation 6 pointer!

Archived Vital Forest Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wigan MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Smith41%
Lichaj0%
Worrall0%
Fox30%
Pinillos7%
Clough0%
Vaughan0%
Osborn0%
Carayol15%
Brereton0%
Assombalonga0%
Sub - Ward0%
Sub - McCormack7%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
9 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 1:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Apollyon254
2.Jimmy Gordon194
3.Pope John XXIII157
4.orbitalforest124
5.mao tse tung123
6.LyttleByLyttle113
7.Calvin Plummer104
8.AdebolaCornflakes103
9.the jock102
10.da fuq89
Write for Vital Football