Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Hoskins Set To Join Forest

Hoskins Set To Join Forest

Forest lost out to the Hornets in capturing the signature of the 21 year old Nottingham lad only 12 months ago. But after failing to set the world alight down South, he now looks set to join the Reds.

In an effort to quash the growing unrest between the fans and the hierarchy of the club and protests planned ahead of the Millwall game, Forest have taken the unusual step of announcing the deal before it's been completed. According to the official site, Hoskins is expected to sign on Friday. The club says he will sign on loan until the end of the season.

Hoskins only made 12 appearances for Watford and failed to score. He spent 3 months on loan to fellow League 1 side Millwall, who are incidentally our opponents on Saturday. Wouldn't it be lovely for him to do a 'Harris' and bag one against his former club?

Millwall was another place where the fans never saw him at his best, although he did score 4 in 11 appearances for the Lions. According to Vital Millwall he had a 'lazy attitude that left some fans questioning the young striker's commitment to the club.' He has scored goals though and is proven at this level. Whilst at Rotherham, where he made his name he managed 25 goals in 81 appearances for the Millers.

Is this just a move by the club to silence the growing unrest? Or is Hoskins the answer to our striker problems? Join the debate on the forum and have your say.

Writer:guinless
Date:Tuesday February 5 2008
Time: 12:43PM

Comments

0
Good signing, adds depth to the strikers' ranks PLUS he's actually a different kind of striker to those we have already!
Our Kids Dad
05/02/2008 13:55:00
0
Keep his feet on the ground and he'll be fine
herringthorpe
05/02/2008 15:08:00
0
A friend of mine is a season ticket holder at Watford, and told me this might happen last week, as it was in the local rag - he really rates the guy, says he lays a lot on for others by getting in the right positions.
Old Big 'Ed
05/02/2008 17:00:00
0
We're putting alot of faith in this young lad. I just hope he does for us, what he did for Rotherham. Good luck to him.
guinless
05/02/2008 17:50:00
0
He wasn't quite the finished article when he left us - needed a few corners rubbing off and, tbh, he left under a bit of a cloud, which, imo was a little unfair to the lad. But, back in his home town he will want to shine. Good luck to him
herringthorpe
05/02/2008 20:29:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Whyte Wins on US Debut

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Vital Preview - League Cup - 22nd-23rd August 2017

The 2017-18 League Cup season continues with the second round games this midweek, 22nd-23rd August.

2017/18 League Cup Third Round Draw On Thursday

The third round draw for this year's EFL Cup will take place on Thursday August 24.

Officials - Newcastle v Nottingham Forest (23/8/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the EFL Cup tie between Newcastle United and Nottingham Forest this Wednesday.

Video - Championship Goals - 18th-19th August 2017

This video shows key action and goals from the games played on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th August 2017.

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)

League Cup - Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest
Suggested By:
Forest win28%
Newcastle win72%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Pope John XXIII310
2.Apollyon284
3.paz1967211
4.Old Red Fart202
5.Our Kids Dad191
6.mao tse tung164
7.Ingy161
8.LyttleByLyttle158
9.Bad_Dog128
10.radfordinlondon119
The Vital Football Members League