Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Forest Chasing Blues Target

Forest Chasing Blues Target

Nottingham Forest are stepping ahead in the race to get Colin Calderwood installed as their assistant manager, hoping to put one over on Championship rivals Birmingham City.

There were reports last week that new Blues boss Chris Hughton was looking to team up with Calderwood once again as he tries to mastermind a quick return to the Premier League.

But now Forest also want the Hibernian boss to join up with Steve McClaren, giving them what they see as the dream ticket out of the Championship.

Forest have now made an improved offer to Hibs for Calderwood after their initial offer was turned down last week, and to increase their hopes even more, it`s known that Calderwood would like to move back to England.

McClaren told Sky Sports News: 'We are trying to negotiate with Hibs but they do not want to lose him. He is a good manager, a good coach and that is why we want him.

'So we are trying to get Colin out of Hibs and it is very difficult. He wants to come here and it is the only place he wants to come.

'There is a lot of competition for Colin but there is a willingness on our side to do it and we want to do it. We have to be patient and hope that Hibs will talk, negotiate and get Colin where he wants to go.'

Subscribe to RSS headline updates from:
Powered by FeedBurner



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

Date:Tuesday July 5 2011
Time: 2:14PM


Garry O,Connor, Marcus Bent, Alex McLeish and now Colin Calderwood. I remember 3 years ago I sussed Bent after just 25 mins of his debut. I made my comments on the monday and got slaughtered - funny how everyone eventually saw my point. CH can do better than Calderwood.
dinky dunk
05/07/2011 20:42:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Frampton Fight Upgraded

Recent Birmingham City Articles

The Blues Star Who's Starting To Flourish Under New Manager

Garry Monk gave Jota his full backing when he became Birmingham manager.

Birmingham City: our club, our city, our indentity

Birmingham City - we wouldn`t change you for the world

Jonathan Grounds, embracing the challenge, Bolton away

Here is some Blues stuff you may have missed to tide you over during the international break

How Birmingham Will Capitalise On Two Week Break

Garry Monk knows the hard yards need to be put on the training pitch over the next nine days before we face Ipswich.

Birmingham City Archived Articles

Vital Birmingham articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Heslop
Editor email
Christopher Handy
no email
Saskia Bowes
no email
Rob Wildey
no email
Luke Turner
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Has Jota turned the corner with his form?
Suggested By: KRO
I'll let you know in a few weeks50%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

4.David Village18
7.Rob Wildey16
10.Le Hane1
Vital Football Comment