UK time is: 00:30:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Nottingham Forest vs. Carlisle United

The City Ground

16 September 2006

3 PM

Next Up Carlisle

Forest welcome League 1 new boys and fellow promotion hopefuls Carlisle United to The City Ground on Saturday. The Reds' will be looking to avenge the 2-0 home defeat at the hands of Oldham on Tuesday, with an improved performance against last years League 2 Champions. It is nearly 30 years since the sides last met at The City Ground in the old Div 2, when The Reds' ran out 5-1 victors. Later in the season the sides drew 1-1 at Brunton Park.

Vital Quotes:

Nottingham Forest Team News:

Kris Commons is not expected to make the squad as he is still recovering from an ankle injury. Scott Dobie is likely to be added as he looks to gain more match fitness after his long lay off.

Forest from: Smith, Gary Holt, Thompson, Morgan, Breckin, Bennett, Southall, Clingan, Harris, Dobie, Perch, Lester, Agogo, Grant Holt, Padula, Pedersen.

Player to watch: Grant Holt

Will look to add to his 5 goals already this season. The big question is who will partner him up front?

Carlisle United Team News:

Carlisle will be looking for their first away win of the season as they continue their fine start. They currently occupy 5th spot in the table and will arrive in buoyant mood. Chris Billy and Neale McDermott could be added to the side as they both return from injuries.

Carlisle from: Westwood, Raven, Murphy, Livesey, Aranalde, Thirlwell, Lumsdon, Gall, Murray, Hawley, Holmes, Williams, Arnison, McDermott, Billy.

Player to watch: Karl Hawley

Hawley scored 22 goals in their quest for promotion last year.

Match Facts & Stats

Previous Meetings

Forest Wins 5
Carlisle Wins 2
Draws 3

Next Fixtures:

Saturday 23 September Tranmere Rovers. Away




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:Thursday September 14 2006

Time: 3:43PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Blackburn v Forest Match Preview (Saturday April 18 2015)

Forest v Watford Match Report. (Friday April 17 2015)

Deal Done Freedman Reveals (Thursday April 16 2015)

Antonio Happy Where He Is (Thursday April 16 2015)

Forest v Watford Match Preview. (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Al Hasawi On Future Plans (Tuesday April 14 2015)

Freedman & Burke Talk Huddersfield (Tuesday April 14 2015)

Forest v Huddersfield Player Ratings (Tuesday April 14 2015)

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 323
2. PVH 243
3. Calvin Plummer 172
4. Pope John XXIII 159
5. the jock 151
6. JWJW 145
7. ZedRed 109
8. forestfaninvegas 102
9. LyttleByLyttle 95
10. Ingy 83

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Blackburn 3 - 3 Forest
Forest 1 - 3 Watford
Forest 0 - 1 Huddersfield
Brentford 2 - 2 Forest
Forest 1 - 2 Wolves
Norwich 3 - 1 Forest

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Wolves 44 20 12 12 11 72
9. Blackburn 43 15 15 13 4 60
10. Charlton 44 14 18 12 -2 60
11. Forest 44 15 14 15 4 59
12. Sheff Wed 44 14 17 13 -5 59
13. Cardiff 44 14 14 16 -6 56
14. Birmingham 43 13 15 15 -13 54

Breaking League News

Wolves foiled by the tractor boys
Wolves : 18/04/2015 20:13:01
Cathcart Stunner Puts Watford Top
Watford : 18/04/2015 20:10:00
Blackburn : 18/04/2015 19:55:00
Ten Cherries not good enough for the dozen
Bournemouth : 18/04/2015 19:42:01
Howe: Our job is clear
Bournemouth : 18/04/2015 19:36:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Norwich v Forest
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Forest win 59%
Norwich win 31%
Draw 10%