UK time is: 19:15:56
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Forest Away Day Woes Continue

The weather conditions at the County ground were truly awful today, but that was the case for both sides and hopefully Forest will not be offering this as an excuse for another sorry performance away from home.

Two own goals were to be one reason for the Reds downfall, but we should take nothing away from what sounded like a spirited Swindon performance. It was a game the home side dominated from start to finish and one they thoroughly deserved to win.

Forest went in at half time only the one goal behind after Perch headed into his own net 10 mins from the interval. You hoped that Forest would come out for the second half with the bit between their teeth, but it was more of the same as the home side once again took control of the game.

We did pull one back through Luke Chambers, as he headed in from the far post. It has to be said that even the equaliser came against the run of play with the home side still causing us problems. Forest just couldn't get the ball out of their own half. Bennett was booked whilst warming up, to add to the misery and Grant Holt picked up the same for a belt he received to the face.

Swindon regained their lead when another good cross by McGovern was headed in for the second own goal of the game, this time by Breckin. Although Tyson had what sounded like a good penalty shout turned down, anything other than victory for the home side would have been a travesty.

Our away form is now real cause for concern. It's now 9 games since a win on our travels and if we are to gain promotion then this has to change. Forest are away again on Wednesday night, this time to struggling Millwall. All of a sudden, that has become a must win game.

Teams:

Swindon: Brezovan, Comminges, Vincent, Ifil, Aljofree, McGovern, Peacock, Easton, Zaaboub, Paynter, Sturrock (Ashikodi 79).
Subs Not Used: Roberts, Nicholas, Pook, McNamee.

Booked: Comminges, Ashikodi.

Goals: Perch 35 og, Breckin 82 og.

Forest: Smith, Chambers, Lockwood (Wilson 83), Morgan, Breckin, Perch, McGugan, Cohen, Commons (Tyson 54), Davies, Holt.
Subs Not Used: Roberts, Lennon, Bennett.

Booked: Bennett, Holt, Tyson.

Goals: Chambers 63.

Att: 9,815




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday January 19 2008

Time: 5:40PM

Your Comments

A very good unbiased report, unfortunately for Forest, you caught us probably on a good day, with all the grief and problems we'd had over the last months this was our first game of a new era. Good luck.
APG_STFC
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Bash9's Player Ratings: Forest v Brighton (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Wigan v Forest: Vital Match Preview (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Mind Your Chanting!!!! (Friday September 26 2014)

Forest v Brighton: Vital Match Preview (Friday September 26 2014)

Spurs v Forest: Vital Match Preview. (Wednesday September 24 2014)

Stats: Millwall v Nottingham Forest (Tuesday September 23 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)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 0 - 0 Brighton
Forest 5 - 3 Fulham
Bournemouth 1 - 2 Forest
Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Forest
Millwall 0 - 0 Forest
Wigan 0 - 0 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Norwich 10 6 2 2 +11 20
2. Forest 10 5 5 0 +10 20
3. Watford 10 6 2 2 +8 20
4. Derby County 10 5 4 1 +9 19
5. Ipswich 10 5 3 2 +6 18
6. Wolves 9 5 3 1 +5 18
7. Charlton 10 4 6 0 +4 18

Breaking League News

Zola Is The Bookies Favourite!
Fulham : 01/10/2014 19:06:00
LUFC BREAKING: Leeds United v Reading Teamsheet
Leeds Utd : 01/10/2014 18:45:00
Watford Scrape Win Against Brentford
Brentford : 01/10/2014 18:27:00
Bowyer: Unacceptable
Blackburn : 01/10/2014 18:25:00
Brighton 1 Cardiff 1 (Report)
Brighton : 01/10/2014 17:57:00

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 70%
No - get rid asap 30%