Aug 25, 2013 at 1.15pm UK at ​Vicarage Road
Nott'm ForestNottingham Forest
McGugan (54')
Fabbrini (71'), Deeney (79')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Reid (6')
Cohen (58'), Lansbury (70'), Miller (82'), Wilson (83'), Lichaj (87')

David Kelly: 'It was a good advert for the Championship'

Nottingham Forest assistant manager David Kelly insists that his side should have taken maximum points from their visit to Watford.

Nottingham Forest assistant manager David Kelly believes that his side's 1-1 draw with Watford was a good advertisement for the second tier of English football.

Billy Davies' right-hand man insisted that his side deserved maximum points from the game, putting the stalemate down to a defensive mix-up on their part.

"It was a good advert for the Championship, we're pleased with how we played and attacked, but we are disappointed with the goal," PA Sport quotes him as saying. "If the right person had been on the right end of the wall it might not have gone in.

"But we had enough chances to finish game off well before they scored. We had three or four one on ones and Manuel Almunia makes a worldy on Ishmael Miller. We should have been a bit more clinical.

"But it's a good point against a good team who will be up there challenging this season. It says something when you come to a ground like this and are disappointed you haven't won."

Andy Reid gave Forest the lead in the match, but Lewis McGugan curled in a second-half free kick to deny his former club victory.

Watford's Ikechi Anya and Forest's Greg Halford battle for the ball on August 25, 2013
Read Next:
Match Analysis: Watford 1-1 Forest
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves27195350203062
2Derby CountyDerby27157544232152
3Cardiff CityCardiff27155740251550
4Aston Villa27138639241547
5Bristol City2813874033747
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd27134104031943
7Leeds UnitedLeeds27134103729843
10Preston North EndPreston27101163127441
12Norwich CityNorwich28117102831-340
13Ipswich TownIpswich27123124039139
14Queens Park RangersQPR2789103137-633
15Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest27102153343-1032
17Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds27710103034-431
20Hull City27510123944-525
21Bolton WanderersBolton2767142545-2025
22Burton Albion2766152146-2524
23Birmingham CityBirmingham2765161538-2323
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account