Nottingham Forest | Next Up: Luton Town
UK time is: 23:58:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Luton Town vs. Nottingham Forest

Kenilworth Stadium

October 27, 2007

3pm

Next Up: Luton Town

Forest travel to Kenilworth Road on Saturday for the first time since 1993. They won 2-1 that day, with goals from Kingsley Black and Ian Woan. The same result this weekend will do nicely, ta very much.

The Hatters form since being relegated from the Championship has been inconsistent. They have only won once away, but their home form is pretty good and sees them occupying 15th spot in the League with 14 points.

Manager Kevin Blackwell is working under tight financial constraints and will look to get a keeper in on loan before the weekend, after Ben Alnwick was recalled to Spurs earlier this week. He has numerous long term injured to contend with as well, which doesn't make his job any easier.

Forest have yet to lose on their travels, but this will be a tough test. Unbeaten in 7 and sitting pretty in 4th, the Reds could go top if results elsewhere go in our favour, but that's a long way off. Forest will be confident and will be backed by the usual good away following, having sold out our allocation.

Vital Quotes:

Luton Town Team News:

Kevin Blackwell is beset with injury problems and makes our own long list look in good order. Out are long term injured Talbot, Parkin and Pesch. Also out will be Keith Keane and Paul Underwood.

Player to watch: Paul Furlong

The veteran striker may well be 39 years old, but he can still find the net. So far this term he's hit 5 in 11 starts.

Nottingham Forest Team News:

Forest have a new injury worry in the shape of James Perch. He damaged knee ligaments in a freak training ground accident, after getting tangled in the nets. Morgan is a major doubt as is Nathan Tyson. Junior Agogo has a slight calf strain, but should be fit for the game.

Player to watch: Chris Cohen

If he plays well, Forest play well. The midfield playmaker is due and deserves a goal.

Match Facts & Stats

The two sides have a long history that dates back to 1938. The Reds won 1-0 back then. You have to cast your mind back to 1993 for the last time we went to Kenilworth Road. We won that day as well 2-1, with Kingsley Black and Ian Woan bagging the goals for us.

In 54 League meetings Forest have won 21, lost 19 and drawn 14.

Match Prediction:

I think this will be a tight one, but forever the optimist, I'll go for a ......2-1 win to the good guys.

Next Fixtures:

FL1. Oldham (h). October 30. 7.45pm


The Journalist

Writer: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday October 25 2007

Time: 6:36PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Kingsley Black, now there is a blast from the past. We even signed him from Luton I think.
wemaybefamousagain
Report Abuse
25/10/2007 19:58:00

I'm going!
Johnny Kipper
Report Abuse
26/10/2007 09:35:00

I wish I hadn't bothered, what a waste of time
Johnny Kipper
Report Abuse
02/11/2007 17:02:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

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 674
2. Apollyon 368
3. Pope John XXIII 360
4. PVH 344
5. the jock 211
6. Widdow 207
7. radfordinlondon 203
8. Ingy 173
9. in_the_top_one 172
10. da fuq 172

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Could this former loanee aid Blues' defensive problems?
Birmingham : 25/06/2016 23:29:01
Redmond Joins Southampton
Norwich : 25/06/2016 17:45:00
Keogh - Experience Will Live With Me
Derby County : 25/06/2016 17:00:00
Norwood Vs Gunter
Reading : 25/06/2016 16:44:00
Work Permit Could Scupper Sylla Deal?
Wolves : 25/06/2016 16:31:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MK Dons MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
de Vries 10%
Lichaj 1%
Mills 1%
Fox 2%
Jokic 11%
Tesche 1%
Gardner 1%
Cohen 35%
O Burke 1%
O'Grady 1%
Osborn 3%
Sub - Mancienne 1%
Sub - Assombalonga 30%
Sub - Mendes da Graca 2%