Nottingham Forest - It's A Real Six Pointer
UK time is: 13:59:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Nottingham Forest vs. Norwich City

City Ground

22/11/08

5.20pm

On Sky

It's A Real Six Pointer

Nottingham Forest welcome the Canaries of Norwich to the City Ground today and hope to continue the recent revival that now sees us unbeaten in four games.

A win will confirm that we have good reason to be optimistic and can feel confident of climbing out of the relegation zone. Defeat on the other hand will send us all rushing for the keyboards again and calling for Calderwood's head on a stick.

This one is being billed as a must win game for both sides, with the Reds' sitting second from bottom and City in 19th perillously close to the drop zone themselves. Sky TV will be beaming the match live to living rooms and bars across the land, so hopefully the lads put in a decent display and show the watching millions that Forest are back and once again playing the game in the right way, with the free flowing, tippy tappy stuff that we all know and love.

The game sees two players reunited with their former clubs. Sammy Clingan returns to the City Ground for the first time since his summer defection and Robert Earnshaw should be back for the Reds', to line up against the side he scored 27 goals for in 45 appearances.

Vital Quotes:

Nottingham Forest Team News:

Bennett and the Moose are still missing from the side through injury, but CC should be able to recall Lynch and Earnshaw to the squad.

Player to watch: Robert Earnshaw

I hope CC plays him from the start, but I have a feeling he'll put him on the bench. He's our top scorer with 5 goals and will be eager to get one against his former club.

Norwich City Team News:

Dejan Stafanovic is out with knee problems and captain Darren Russell misses the game through suspension. Manager Glenn Roeder should be able to recall the former Newcastle man Antoine Sibierski, after a knee injury.

Player to watch: Leroy Lita

Lita is on loan from Reading and although he's yet to score in 8 appearances, he'll have to be watched. Rumoured to have been a target for the Reds' in the summer, he's been spotted in and around Nottingham more times than Robin Hood.

Match Facts & Stats

In 58 league meetings, Forest have won 23, drawn 15 and lost 20. Last time out, the game ended in a 1-0 victory to the Canaries at Carrow Road, in 2003.

Match Prediction:

I'm hoping the mood of optimism continues and will be going for a 3-1 win.

Next Fixtures:

Donny away on Tuesday night.


The Journalist

Writer: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 22 2008

Time: 10:04AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Extending The Run Against Huddersfield? (Friday February 12 2016)

Match Day Officials v Huddersfield (Thursday February 11 2016)

Freedman - United Front Reaping Rewards (Wednesday February 10 2016)

Forest In Team Of The Week (Monday February 8 2016)

Hull Clash Re-arranged (Monday February 8 2016)

Freedman - Leeds Was A Real Statement (Monday February 8 2016)

Highlights - Leeds (a) (Sunday February 7 2016)

Stats: Leeds v Nottingham Forest (Saturday February 6 2016)

Match Day Officials v Leeds (Thursday February 4 2016)

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)

1. Calvin Plummer 174
2. Kyrano 168
3. da fuq 117
4. the jock 108
5. Jimmy Gordon 97
6. PVH 89
7. orbitalforest 75
8. Our Kids Dad 67
9. paz1967 60
10. AdebolaCornflakes 51

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Leeds Utd 0 - 1 Forest
Middlesbrough 0 - 1 Forest
Forest 3 - 0 Bolton
Forest 1 - 1 Birmingham
Charlton 1 - 1 Forest
Cardiff 1 - 1 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Sheff Wed 29 13 11 5 13 50
6. Derby County 29 12 12 5 10 48
7. Birmingham 29 13 7 9 8 46
8. Forest 31 11 12 8 9 45
9. Ipswich 29 12 9 8 1 45
10. Cardiff 29 10 12 7 4 42
11. Brentford 29 11 7 11 -1 40

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Jones Frustrated In New Zealand
Birmingham : 12/02/2016 12:00:00
Vital Pre-Match - Wolves v Preston
Preston : 12/02/2016 11:45:01
Ready For The Fight
Preston : 12/02/2016 11:38:01
Vital Pre-Match - Blackburn v Hull
Hull City : 12/02/2016 11:21:01
Vital Pre-Match - Nottingham Forest v Huddersfield
Huddersfield : 12/02/2016 11:11:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Nottingham Forest v Huddersfield
Suggested By:  
Forest win 60%
Huddersfield win 40%
Draw 0%