Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Calderwood - We've Done Nothing Yet

Calderwood - We've Done Nothing Yet

Now that CC has assembled something of what he can call his own team, it would appear that he's more confident in their abilities and no longer feels the need to bull them up in an effort to get the best out of them. For most of CC's reign at the City Ground he's had to talk them up and over emphasise the team spirit and togetherness line. Now though, it seems there's a new sheriff in town and he calls a spade a spade.

Whilst the players and supporters alike have been a slapping each other on the back telling ourselves how great we are, Calderwood comes up with a timely reminder that so far we've achieved nothing.

He told the official site . 'What we have done so far is zilch in terms of this season, but we look as though we are an improving team and look as though we have the desire to get out of this division. That counts for nothing at this stage of the campaign. We've go to do it over a sustained period and show people across the country that we're a good side.' That quote is just about the most sense I've heard any Forest manager come out with in a good few years.

Whilst he hasn't exactly been scathing, it does suggest he wants to keep people's feet on the ground. He's right in saying there's room for improvement, there always is. But it does show that he's maybe less inclined to defend the indefensible as he did at times last year. Forest are an improving side, but as the man himself says, so far it counts for nothing. As long as they carry on as they are doing, they won't be far short come the end of the season.



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:guinless
Date:Friday October 12 2007
Time: 4:07PM

Best of Vital Network

Login to post a comment

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Montanier - Fulham Shows Improvement Needed

Head coach Philippe Montanier has rarely seemed a man to rest on his laurels, and that was again the message after last night's score draw with Fulham.

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Fulham

All the stats from Nottingham Forest (1) vs (1) Fulham, City Ground, 27/9/16 Att: 17,388

Forest v Fulham - Team Sheets

Nottingham Forest are at the City Ground with Fulham the visitors today, this is a 7.45pm kick-off - the line-ups have been confirmed.

Forest v Fulham; A Vital Preview.

Slavisa Jokanovic`s Fulham are tonight's vistitors to The City Ground for Forest`s last home game before the International Break.

Archived Vital Forest Articles

Vital Forest articles from

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile
Those Feet
no email
Profile
WillT
no email
Profile
Galaxy42
no email
Profile
Mark2310
no email
Profile
bazforest
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Fulham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Stojkovic35%
Lichaj16%
Mancienne0%
Perquis33%
Fox0%
Vaughan0%
Kasami0%
Carayol0%
Osborn0%
Dumitru0%
Bendtner16%
Sub - Lica0%
Sub - Pereira0%
Sub - Vellios0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 10 7 1 2 22 5
2 Norwich 10 6 2 2 20 5
3 Newcastle 10 6 1 3 19 11
4 Brighton 10 5 3 2 18 6
5 Brentford 10 5 2 3 17 9
6 Bristol City 10 5 2 3 17 6
7 Birmingham 10 4 5 1 17 4
8 Sheff Wed 10 5 2 3 17 0
9 Reading 10 5 2 3 17 -3
10 Barnsley 10 5 1 4 16 6
11 Wolves 10 4 3 3 15 2
12 Fulham 10 3 5 2 14 -2
13 Ipswich 10 3 4 3 13 0
14 Leeds Utd 10 4 1 5 13 -2
15 Forest 10 3 3 4 12 -2
16 Q.P.R. 10 3 3 4 12 -4
17 Aston Villa 10 1 7 2 10 0
18 Burton 10 2 4 4 10 -2
19 Preston 10 3 1 6 10 -4
20 Derby County 10 2 3 5 9 -4
21 Wigan 10 2 2 6 8 -2
22 Blackburn 10 2 2 6 8 -7
23 Cardiff 10 2 2 6 8 -9
24 Rotherham 10 1 3 6 6 -13
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 14 2016 7:45PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Blackburn Rovers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 5:30PM : Cardiff City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Apollyon413
2.Jimmy Gordon401
3.the jock317
4.orbitalforest311
5.AdebolaCornflakes234
6.Calvin Plummer229
7.Our Kids Dad219
8.forestfaninvegas193
9.da fuq160
10.Giuseppe Garibaldi137