Nottingham Forest | Welcome King Billy
UK time is: 23:54:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Nottingham Forest vs. Plymouth Argyle

City Ground



Welcome King Billy

Billy Davies' first game in front of the home fans, will see him try and turn around a dismal run of form, that has seen the Reds' win only 2 games at the City Ground this season. Paul Sturrock's Plymouth will be the opposition, who saw the corresponding fixture at Home Park earlier this campaign bring around an upturn in their own sorry home form.

The game at Home Park back in September saw the Pilgrims pick up their first home win of the season, as they ran out 1-0 winners thanks to a first half goal from Rory Fallon. Wes Morgan gifted them the goal on 41 minutes and was sent off in the 90th for his second bookable offence. Hopefully they can make amends on Saturday.

Forest haven't lost since the Boxing Day debacle at home to Donny and have been in impressive form since.

If the fans can get behind Billy and the boys from the off against Plymouth, it will help to take away some of the pressure the lads clearly feel when playing at home. It's the start of a new era for the players, it should also be a new one for the fans. Billy Davies is the new man in charge and we have to get behind him. He needs our support and the players do too. It's along time since we had any reasons for cheering at the City Ground and it's time to get the place rocking again. Success will see us climb up the table and then who knows where after that. As Yazz once famously said. 'The Only Way Is Up.'

Vital Quotes:

Nottingham Forest Team News:

Updates later

Player to watch: Nathan Tyson

Bagged his 4th goal of the season last weekend at Charlton, which made it 2 in 2 for the hitman. It looks like he's finding his feet in the long last.

Plymouth Argyle Team News:

Updates later

Player to watch: Craig Noone

The 21 year old winger is fast making a name for himself and is wanted by Wigan and Sunderland, to name but 2 admirers. He's only scored 1 in 13, but he will have to be watched.

Match Facts & Stats

In 41 games between the two sides, Forest have won 17, drawn 6 and lost 18.

Match Prediction:

It's a 2-1 win for the Reds'.

Next Fixtures:

FAC4: The Sheep v The Red Dogs. 23/1/09. KO:19.45pm

The Journalist

Writer: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 15 2009

Time: 11:52AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Good manager I hope you will be patient with him.
Buzz Lightyear
Report Abuse
15/01/2009 17:55:00

Forest to win 3 - 0, how's that for optimism? I think it is well founded though - Come On You Reds!
Old Big Ed
Report Abuse
16/01/2009 01:26:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

After Game Player Interviews Explained (Wednesday October 26 2016)

No Excuses For Montanier (Tuesday October 25 2016)

No More ******* Bad Language - EFL (Sunday October 23 2016)

Stats: Nottingham Forest v Cardiff (Saturday October 22 2016)

Forest v Cardiff; Vital's Match Preview (Saturday October 22 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. Jimmy Gordon 485
2. Apollyon 356
3. LyttleByLyttle 309
4. Calvin Plummer 255
5. PVH 248
6. da fuq 209
7. forestfaninvegas 165
8. orbitalforest 164
9. the jock 161
10. AdebolaCornflakes 131

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Aston Villa 14 3 8 3 0 17
17. Ipswich 14 4 5 5 -2 17
18. Wolves 14 4 4 6 -1 16
19. Forest 14 4 3 7 -3 15
20. Cardiff 14 4 3 7 -9 15
21. Derby County 14 3 5 6 -4 14
22. Blackburn 14 3 3 8 -8 12

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

LUFC Leeds To Face In EFL Cup
Leeds Utd : 26/10/2016 22:15:00
PWU Latics Podcast - Gary Caldwell Sacked!
Wigan : 26/10/2016 22:01:00
Opinion: Are Derbies Still Like They Used To Be?
Birmingham : 26/10/2016 18:06:00
Mitrovic Maturing
Newcastle : 26/10/2016 16:40:00
Smith - Discipline For QPR
Brentford : 26/10/2016 16:21:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Cardiff MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Stojkovic 11%
Lichaj 4%
Perquis 0%
Lam 7%
Traore 1%
Kasami 0%
Cohen 18%
Dumitru 51%
Lansbury 2%
Osborn 3%
Vellios 2%
Sub - Assombalonga 0%
Sub - Grant 1%