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Brighton: Inside Track

Brighton: Inside Track

Line-ups

FOREST (from): Smith, Morgan, Cullip, Breckin, Southall, Bennett, Clingan, Gary Holt, Perch, Lester, Grant Holt, Pedersen, Curtis, Weir-Daley, Harris, Padula, Thompson.

BRIGHTON (from): Henderson, Reid, El-Abd, Lynch, Mayo, Carpenter, Hammond, Stokes, Revell, Hart, Robinson, Cox, Loft, Kuipers, Lowe, Gatting, Kazim-Richards.

Referee

Mark Clattenburg Tyne and Wear. Has handed out seven yellow cards in two matches so far this season.

One to watch

Wayne Henderson The former Aston Villa keeper has twice impressed during loan spells with Notts County and has only enhanced his reputation since securing a permanent move to Brighton.

Danger man

Colin Kazim-Richards - Scored five of the six goals that made him the club's top scorer last season when coming on as sub.

Previous meetings

Forest have come out on top in five of Brighton's last six visits to the City Ground - although the Seagulls did record a 1-0 victory the last time the two sides met here, in the Championship in September 2004. Since 1949, the two sides have met 21 times in the league and cup, with Forest winning 11 times and Brighton five, with five draws.

Did you know

In 1953/54 Brighton completed a whole season - 48 league and cup matches - without conceding a penalty.


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