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Nottingham Forest vs. Leyton Orient

City Ground

16 December 2006

3 pm

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After Forests' midweek success in the FA Cup, it's back to League action as The Reds' welcome Leyton Orient to the City Ground.

The O's have found life difficult in League 1 since gaining promotion. They currently share botton place in the division with Cheltenham and Brentford. (all on 18 pts,) whereas Forest are still top. 5 points clear of the chasing pack. After beating Huddersfield at the weekend 1-0, they were dumped out of the FA Cup on Tuesday, losing 1-2 to League 2 Torquay United.

Forest will be looking to continue where they left off last weekend after putting in their best performance of the season against Crewe, running out 4-1 winners. Hitman Nathan Tyson will be hoping to carry on with his fine form that sees him hot on the heels of the clubs leading scorer Grant Holt. Manager Colin Calderwood could have a selection poser up front with the return to fitness of Junior Agogo.




Vital Quotes:

Nottingham Forest Team News:

Junior Agogo returned in midweek for the Salisbury game. Calderwood may opt to play safe and keep him on the bench.

Player to watch: Nathan Tyson

Tyson has hit the net 6 times since his return from injury, bagging his first hat-trick for the club against Crewe.

Leyton Orient Team News:

Orient will select from: Garner, Miller, Lockwood, Saah, Thelwell, Ibehre, Chambers, Corden, Easton, Demetriou, Keith, Alexander, Connor , Walker, Morris, Barnard.

Player to watch: Gary Alexander

The 6.0ft striker has had spells with Swindon and West Ham. He's found the net 6 times this season and finished last year as the clubs top scorer. He has picked up 4 yellow cards this season.

Match Facts & Stats


The last time the sides met was in the League Cup (1998-99.) The Reds' were held to a 0-0 draw at the City Ground, but ran out 5-1 winners at Brisbane Road in the replay. In 42 League games, Forest have won 20, drew 14 and lost 8.

Next Fixtures:

Doncaster Rovers, away. Saturday 23 December 2006.


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Date:Wednesday December 13 2006

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If we play like we did against crewe, then at least i might be able to see some goals instead of queing for a pie.
chairbear
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13/12/2006 21:41:00

You lot should be fine as long as you don't take them for granted like you did with Bournemouth. Only a fool makes the same mistake twice.
getintoem
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14/12/2006 10:04:00

 

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