Vital Football

Latest Nottingham Forest News

Forest v Blackpool 2nd Leg Preview

Nottingham Forest
vs.
Blackpool

The City Ground

11/05/2010

19:45

On Sky

Forest bring the tie back to Nottingham on Tuesday evening looking to turn around a one goal deficit against Blackpool in this Semi-Final 2nd leg of the Championship play offs. In the past, Forest have failed to win either 2nd leg of a play off game having previously gone into the second game drawing (Sheff U) & winning (Yeovil) so it could be third time lucky for the Reds knowing this time that they have to win to get to Wembley.

Vital Quotes:

Click here to join in the match debate

Click here to make your match prediction

Nottingham Forest Team News:

Paul McKenna made his come back from injury & is expected to continue on Tuesday & Chris Cohen recovered from mumps to play in the 1st leg & likewise is expected to start. Most likely change for this game will see Robbie Earnshaw replace Nathan Tyson in the starting 11 but Guy Moussi may miss out with a groin strain.

Player to watch: Rob Earnshaw

Forest's leading scorer should return to the starting line up for this game & his goal poaching will be vital to the Reds if they hope to progress

Blackpool Team News:

Alas there was no yellow card for Charlie Adam in the previous game which will probably see Ian Holloway name an unchanged side.

Player to watch: Charlie Adam

The midfielder has scored in all three Blackpool's wins over Forest this season

Match Facts & Stats

Forest haven't conceded a goal at home since February, have only conceded twice at home this year & only conceded 5 goals at home since their last defeat at the City Ground (to Blackpool) way back in September.
Forest have the best home defence in the play offs having conceded just 13 times throughout the entire season while Blackpool have the worst away defence in the play offs conceding a whopping 36 goals away from Bloomfield Road.
Nobody in the Championship has won more games at home than Forest with 18 victories.
Blackpool have only failed to score 6 times away from home this season & have only been involved in one goalless draw on the road They have only won 6 away ties this season but three of those have come in their last 4 away fixtures

Ref Watch:

Mark Clattenburg of Tyne & Wear will take charge of this game, Some Forest fans may remember him from when he sent off Michael Dawson in the 1st leg of our Championship play off semi-final against Sheffield United.

He will be assisted by Steven Child of Kent & Mick McDonough of Tyne & Wear.

Lee Mason of Lancashire will be the Forth Official for the day.

Match Prediction:

Forest are in fine form at home & with Forest be chasing the win it will make for an interesting game, Forest generally don't concede at home but Blackpool have plenty of fire power so another clean sheet may be too much to ask, Forest can score at home too though, so I'm going for a 3 - 1 home win in the second leg & a Forest 4 - 3 win on aggregate.

Next Fixtures:

TBC
Wembley May 22nd?


Writer:Trueblue
Date:Monday May 10 2010
Time: 8:25AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Is it time to put Cohen back in at left back? I'd put Gunter at right back with Ando, Mckenna, Raddy and Boyd in the middle with Earnie and Blackstock up front. Any comments?
melgarion
10/05/2010 18:38:00
0
i agree ! both goals came from the right position (perch ! ) if Gunter was in at right full back things may of been different ! still not sure about Boyd tho ! Ando left Garner right maybe
Patesy-top-banana
10/05/2010 21:27:00
0
definitely time for cohen at left back, but i'd probably go for ando, raddy, mckenna and moussi in the middle, with raddy out wide. let's hope we can make up for all those missed chances in the league encounter earlier in the season at the city ground! c'mon you reds!!!
jbtrickytree
11/05/2010 09:46:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

Kev Finnegan
no email
Profile
Our Kids Dad
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Derby MotM
Suggested By:
Smith10%
Mancienne0%
Worrall0%
Fox2%
Pinillos28%
Vaughan8%
Cohen3%
Brereton8%
Clough8%
Osborn0%
Assombalonga1%
Sub-McCormack0%
Sub-Cash0%
Sub-Vellios32%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Nottingham Forest Results (view all)

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Huddersfield Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Apollyon202
2.Pope John XXIII189
3.AdebolaCornflakes141
4.Calvin Plummer122
5.Sniffer Dog107
6.toms95
7.LyttleByLyttle92
8.Our Kids Dad88
9.da fuq82
10.Giuseppe Garibaldi80
The Vital Football Members League