Date:Saturday February 5 2011
Watford will pose a serious threat to the unbeaten home run that has taken the Reds' into the Playoff spots, when they come to the City Ground today. Although they have suffered something of a dip in form in recent weeks, manager Malky Mackay has put together a decent attacking side that have promotion aspirations of their own and currently lie in 7th place in the Championship, 3 points off the Playoffs.
Forest though will have good reason to be confident, going into the game on the back of a 2-1 midweek win at Coventry. We've won 4 out of the last 5 games and are the form team in the division.
The injury to midfielder Guy Moussi has been a blow, but captain Paul McKenna will probably step in for him and he now has a chance to get a run of games behind him and hopefully regain the form that made him such an influential part of the team at the beginning of last season. The game should be a home debut for new loan signing Paul Konchesky, who joined from Liverpool on deadline day. He made a good start to his Forest career during the away win at Coventry on Tuesday night.
This has the hallmarks of a cracking game, with Watford being one of the more attacking sides in the division. They will come and have a go, unlike many teams who visit the City Ground and will be looking to hang on to the mantle as the Championship's highest scorers.
Guy Moussi and new signing Robbie Findley will be missing with thigh injuries. Captain Paul McKenna is expected to takeover from the Frenchman. There is a doubt over Nathan Tyson, who is said to be struggling with a back strain.
It may only be until the end of the season, but Forest fans get the chance to see an actual left back play. Sarcasm aside, it will be great to see the tough tackling defender in action.
Don Cowie is likely to be missing due to a thigh injury, whilst striker Marvin Sordell is doubtful with a damaged toe. Midfielder Ross Jenkins will have a fitnes test to check out a dodgy hamstring.
Graham is the leading scorer in the division with 18 goals to his name this season. The former Carlisle striker will be a real handful for both Morgan and Chambers in the Reds' defence.
In 33 league meetings, we have won 11, draw 12 and lost 10. We managed a 1-1 draw at Vicarage Road back in Novemebr, thanks to a 20th min equaliser from Lewis McGugan.
1-0 home win.
Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!
Date:Saturday February 5 2011
Jutkiewicz And O'Hara Linked (Wednesday May 27 2015)
Pre Season Tour Of Sweden (Tuesday May 26 2015)
Forest Know 2015-16 Opponents (Monday May 25 2015)
Mills Holds Forest Talks (Sunday May 24 2015)
Forest's First Summer Signing Imminent? (Tuesday May 19 2015)
Chettle's Second Chance? (Monday May 18 2015)
Predictions League Winner 2014-15! (Monday May 18 2015)
Reported Target Released By Bolton (Saturday May 16 2015)
Forest Transfer News...(Nothing To Report) (Thursday May 14 2015)
Early Bird Discount Ends Friday At 6pm!!! (Thursday May 14 2015)
|8.||Pope John XXIII||163|
|13. Sheff Wed||46||14||18||14||-6||60|
|15. Leeds Utd||46||15||11||20||-11||56|
|Potential Signings- Full Backs
» Reading : 27/05/2015 22:05:00
|PWU Podcast Special - Boycey Is In The House
» Wigan : 27/05/2015 21:32:01
|Thomas Called Up For Under-20s
» Derby County : 27/05/2015 21:30:00
|Opinion: Some Reading fans are glad Federici has departed.
» Reading : 27/05/2015 21:22:00
|LUFC Head chopped by Cellino
» Leeds Utd : 27/05/2015 20:52:00