Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 8/18/12
With new owners and a new manager in O'Driscoll, Forest had to be patient in their attempts to break down a stubborn City side. But Cox, signed in the last week from West Brom, was left on the bench following his appearance for the Republic of Ireland in Serbia in midweek but he made an instant impact on his arrival. He latched onto an Andy Reid through ball and cut back from the by line for Adlene Guedioura to mark his first league game as a permanent Forest player by sidefooting home from eight yards. "Simon only trained with us on Friday and he was very tired but I knew he had 20 minutes in him. Common sense dictated that he could make an impact at the end," O'Driscoll said. "It was something of a calculated risk to send him on and while we thought a goal was going to come we felt we needed an extra push on what was a very hot day. "Simon wants to play and he wants to score goals. It's a fact that we don't score enough goals and he's been brought in to try and change that st...
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