Vital Football

Latest Leicester City News

An Interview With A Forest Fan

An Interview With A Forest Fan

As we entertain Forest this weekend I went Vital Network surfing to find our friends at Vital Nottingham Forest.

With thanks to Kev!

1) What are your hopes for this season and where do you see yourself finishing?

I'm personally hoping to be in the Playoffs come May. That's quite a bold statement, considering where we finished the last campaign, both as a team and as a club. We lost a significant number of players, due to their contracts running out and had an awful lot of work to do in bring new players in and rebuilding the squad. Whilst the appointment of Sean O'Driscoll may not have been the 'big name' manager many were hoping for, it could just prove to be one of those masterstroke appointments.

2) Any highlights to speak of from pre season or the league?

The takeover and new ownership of the club by the Kuwaiti based Al-Hasawi family, was massive news for us and has gone very well so far. They have been very modest and discreet about their wealth, as well as their ambitions for the club. No less than 12 players were brought in since they took control in July (most for undisclosed fees) and for a rumoured spend of around £10m. The general consensus on Trentside, is that they are going for it. Stability and building for the future is the sensible way to go about things, but the way the new guys are going about their business, suggests they have big plans for the club. It is very early days, but time as they say, will tell, but so far, so good.

3) Any weaknesses that we can take advantage of - hints welcome!

With so many new players coming in, the main problem we have as a squad at present, is consistency. This team still needs a little more time to gel, especially defensively, with players still getting to know each other. Once we have a settled team, we will fly, but until then, I believe we will have to put up with some unpredictable results.

4) Who is your dangerman and are their any new additions we should look out for?

Billy Sharp is the obvious choice, but my personal fav at the moment is Simon Cox. He works tirelessly and has a real hunger for the game and always looks a threat when he has the ball. His goals to game ratio doesn't look too impressive on paper, but once this team starts firing on all cylinders, then so will Simon Cox.

5) Where do you see Leicester finishing this time round and do you think Nigel Pearson is the man to take us up?

Leicester have spent big and as a result will be most peoples favs for an automatic spot. That's what people thought last season, but it didn't happen did it? Although you've hit a bit of a dodgy spell at present, I expect you guys to pull out of it and recover. Because of how tight this league is and the fact that anyone can beat anyone on their day, I wouldn't predict who's going to take those first two places. You will finish in the top 6 though. As for Pearson. He's an excellent Championship manager, as well as being one of the most miserable buggers I've ever seen when he's on TV.

6) If you could sign one of our players, who would it be?

Jamie Vardy. A bit of a character by all accounts and although you were ripped off pricewise by Fleetwood for his services, I think he'll prove to have been well worth a million pounds.

7) Where do you see our main threat?

As above, but you have quite a bit of quality to call on up front. Nugent is always a pain whenever he plays against us.

8) Where do you think our main weakness lies?

Wes Morgan and thanks for the money! I was one of quite a few, who never thought he should have been a footballer, let alone an ever present in our side. I understand he's doing quite well for you guys though, so good luck to him, but not on Saturday of course.

9) Which way will the game go, a prediction please...

It's another bold statement.....Foxes 1-3 Forest.

Vital Leicester on: facebook

Vital Leicester on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:SvensAmbition
Date:Thursday November 8 2012
Time: 5:49PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leicester City Articles

Stats: Manchester United v Leicester

All the stats from Manchester United (4) vs (1) Leicester, Old Trafford, 24/9/16 Att: 75,256

Manchester United v Leicester - Team Sheets

Leicester go to Old Trafford as the visitors to Manchester United for the latest Premier League match.

Follow Manchester United v Leicester On Twitter

Leicester go to Old Trafford as the visitors to Manchester United today, this will be a 12:30pm kick-off.

Vital Pre-Match - Manchester United v Leicester

Leicester claimed another three-points after a win over Burnley, however a lead was lost against Chelsea in a League Cup defeat. A match at Manchester United comes tomorrow.

Archived Vital Leicester Articles

Vital Leicester articles from

Site Journalists

SvensAmbition
Editor email
Profile
Foxes25
no email
Profile
Simon
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man U MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Zieler0%
Simpson0%
Morgan0%
Huth0%
Fuchs0%
Mahrez0%
Amartey0%
Drinkwater100%
Albrighton0%
Slimani0%
Vardy0%
Sub - King0%
Sub - Gray0%
Sub - Schlupp0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 Watford 5 2 1 2 7 1
11 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
12 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
13 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
14 Southampton 5 1 2 2 5 -2
15 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
16 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
17 Burnley 5 1 1 3 4 -5
18 West Ham 5 1 0 4 3 -6
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Leicester City Results (view all)

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

Oct 2 2016 2:15PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 15 2016 12:30PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Tottenham Hotspur (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 4:30PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : Watford (a)
Barclays Premier League