Albion prospect not feeling any pressure

Jake Forster-Caskey is in a relaxed frame of mind as Albion chase a play-off place

Jake Forster-Caskey is in a relaxed frame of mind as Albion chase a play-off place

First published in Sport by , Chief sports reporter

Jake Forster-Caskey believes the pressure is off Albion on the final day of the play-off race.

The Seagulls head for Nottingham Forest on Saturday needing to better Reading's result at home to Burnley to squeeze into sixth place.

Midfielder Forster-Caskey, 20, told The Argus: "We're quite confident. Because it's out of our hands in some ways it takes a little bit of the pressure off. We know what we've got to do, we've got to go there and win.

"Anything less might not be good enough. We'll try our hardest for the fans, because we know how much it would mean to them."

Forster-Caskey, in contention for his 33rd appearance of the season at Forest, added: "We know how much it would mean to us as players to get in the play-offs, because once you are in them it's a lottery really who goes up. They are such pressure games, anything can happen.

"I just hope we can get in, because it would be an amazing experience to hopefully play in big games like that, especially at the Amex."

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4:31pm Thu 1 May 14

ringtone says...

Because we have blown our chance.

No more tippy tappy football we are north european and proud.
Because we have blown our chance. No more tippy tappy football we are north european and proud. ringtone
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4:48pm Thu 1 May 14

jockithenoo says...

ringtone wrote:
Because we have blown our chance.

No more tippy tappy football we are north european and proud.
You really are A NUMPTY
UTA
[quote][p][bold]ringtone[/bold] wrote: Because we have blown our chance. No more tippy tappy football we are north european and proud.[/p][/quote]You really are A NUMPTY UTA jockithenoo
  • Score: 9

4:50pm Thu 1 May 14

jockithenoo says...

SORRY I CLASS MYSELF AS BRITISH AND PROUD !!!!!!
UTA
SORRY I CLASS MYSELF AS BRITISH AND PROUD !!!!!! UTA jockithenoo
  • Score: 5

4:56pm Thu 1 May 14

ringtone says...

jockithenoo wrote:
ringtone wrote:
Because we have blown our chance.

No more tippy tappy football we are north european and proud.
You really are A NUMPTY
UTA
You might be right jock.

But the point i am trying to make is you cant change the culture of our football. Tippy tappy is alright in spain or italy but we live in a cooler climate and therefore have to run around a bit more, especially in this rubbish league where all the quality has been taken out.
[quote][p][bold]jockithenoo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ringtone[/bold] wrote: Because we have blown our chance. No more tippy tappy football we are north european and proud.[/p][/quote]You really are A NUMPTY UTA[/p][/quote]You might be right jock. But the point i am trying to make is you cant change the culture of our football. Tippy tappy is alright in spain or italy but we live in a cooler climate and therefore have to run around a bit more, especially in this rubbish league where all the quality has been taken out. ringtone
  • Score: -8

5:04pm Thu 1 May 14

ringtone says...

jockithenoo wrote:
SORRY I CLASS MYSELF AS BRITISH AND PROUD !!!!!!
UTA
Good for you mate.

I am a North European Anglo Saxon
[quote][p][bold]jockithenoo[/bold] wrote: SORRY I CLASS MYSELF AS BRITISH AND PROUD !!!!!! UTA[/p][/quote]Good for you mate. I am a North European Anglo Saxon ringtone
  • Score: -1

5:27pm Thu 1 May 14

gilbertthecat says...

I hope the players do feel pressure because if they relax too much we may as well all stay in Sussex on Saturday. Relying on another club to slip up adds to it because our players will be mindful that there's only one acceptable outcome to our game. If Reading take the lead it won't be too long before the Forest crowd start singing about it and adding more pressure on the pitch. So lets hope it's Seagulls fans singing Burnley's praises, maybe even for AB!

There's still hope for the playoffs until the results are in on Saturday.
I hope the players do feel pressure because if they relax too much we may as well all stay in Sussex on Saturday. Relying on another club to slip up adds to it because our players will be mindful that there's only one acceptable outcome to our game. If Reading take the lead it won't be too long before the Forest crowd start singing about it and adding more pressure on the pitch. So lets hope it's Seagulls fans singing Burnley's praises, maybe even for AB! There's still hope for the playoffs until the results are in on Saturday. gilbertthecat
  • Score: 3

5:41pm Thu 1 May 14

gordongull says...

No other game this season has had so much resting on the result.
Saturday is make or break for a chance of joining the elite next season.
How can the pressure be off?
No other game this season has had so much resting on the result. Saturday is make or break for a chance of joining the elite next season. How can the pressure be off? gordongull
  • Score: 0

5:47pm Thu 1 May 14

brightonup says...

Some pressure is on, but not the heavy weight of expectation.....
Some pressure is on, but not the heavy weight of expectation..... brightonup
  • Score: 1

5:53pm Thu 1 May 14

VegasSeagull says...

gordongull wrote:
No other game this season has had so much resting on the result.
Saturday is make or break for a chance of joining the elite next season.
How can the pressure be off?
The pressure is on to win the game, the pressure to reach the play-offs doesn't exist as it is not in our hands. If we had to win this match in order to make the top six, there would be more pressure.
Does pressure still exist, yes, is the level as high as it might have been, no.
[quote][p][bold]gordongull[/bold] wrote: No other game this season has had so much resting on the result. Saturday is make or break for a chance of joining the elite next season. How can the pressure be off?[/p][/quote]The pressure is on to win the game, the pressure to reach the play-offs doesn't exist as it is not in our hands. If we had to win this match in order to make the top six, there would be more pressure. Does pressure still exist, yes, is the level as high as it might have been, no. VegasSeagull
  • Score: 0

6:11pm Thu 1 May 14

gordongull says...

I don't see how what happens down the M4 has any relevance to our match.
We have to win it.
Whether that will be enough, or if a draw will do, is a completely different matter.
I don't see how what happens down the M4 has any relevance to our match. We have to win it. Whether that will be enough, or if a draw will do, is a completely different matter. gordongull
  • Score: 2

6:19pm Thu 1 May 14

ringtone says...

gordongull wrote:
No other game this season has had so much resting on the result.
Saturday is make or break for a chance of joining the elite next season.
How can the pressure be off?
No its not mate.

Sorry to put a dampner on things but this game will only extend the dismal reign of Oscar Garcia.
[quote][p][bold]gordongull[/bold] wrote: No other game this season has had so much resting on the result. Saturday is make or break for a chance of joining the elite next season. How can the pressure be off?[/p][/quote]No its not mate. Sorry to put a dampner on things but this game will only extend the dismal reign of Oscar Garcia. ringtone
  • Score: -5

7:53pm Thu 1 May 14

SevenD says...

I cannot believe the S**t. I'm hearing.. proper fans ....come rain wind or snow love the club!! AND we are where we are....... relax guys and savour a club that has had catastrophic injury problems in our first season under Oscar. and remember we are NOT Chelsea or City ....but a quality south coast club that has REALISTIC ambitions of top flight footy next year.. if not next year ..then really soon..be patient my fellow brothers / Sisters.. it will come.
I cannot believe the S**t. I'm hearing.. proper fans ....come rain wind or snow love the club!! AND we are where we are....... relax guys and savour a club that has had catastrophic injury problems in our first season under Oscar. and remember we are NOT Chelsea or City ....but a quality south coast club that has REALISTIC ambitions of top flight footy next year.. if not next year ..then really soon..be patient my fellow brothers / Sisters.. it will come. SevenD
  • Score: 4

8:03pm Thu 1 May 14

VegasSeagull says...

SevenD wrote:
I cannot believe the S**t. I'm hearing.. proper fans ....come rain wind or snow love the club!! AND we are where we are....... relax guys and savour a club that has had catastrophic injury problems in our first season under Oscar. and remember we are NOT Chelsea or City ....but a quality south coast club that has REALISTIC ambitions of top flight footy next year.. if not next year ..then really soon..be patient my fellow brothers / Sisters.. it will come.
Seven D, does your name mean that you live near the Seven Dials area? I only ask as I once owned a house just down the road.
[quote][p][bold]SevenD[/bold] wrote: I cannot believe the S**t. I'm hearing.. proper fans ....come rain wind or snow love the club!! AND we are where we are....... relax guys and savour a club that has had catastrophic injury problems in our first season under Oscar. and remember we are NOT Chelsea or City ....but a quality south coast club that has REALISTIC ambitions of top flight footy next year.. if not next year ..then really soon..be patient my fellow brothers / Sisters.. it will come.[/p][/quote]Seven D, does your name mean that you live near the Seven Dials area? I only ask as I once owned a house just down the road. VegasSeagull
  • Score: -3

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