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Next Up: Cheltenham

Cheltenham Town
vs.
Nottingham Forest

Whaddon Road

October 13, 2007

1pm

Forest take on a Cheltenham side that picked up their first win in five games on Tuesday night, with a 3-1 win in the JPT against Swindon. The Robins will be desperate for the points, having won only two games so far this campaign. They sit fourth from bottom on 9 points and with a goal difference of -8.

The Reds though are in good form having lost only once against Leeds at home back in August. Four wins and a draw sees them going into this game high on confidence and with all due respect to Cheltenham, will expect to pick up all three points. That's easier said than done though.

Cheltenham are at present without a manager since John Ward left for Carlisle and are led by caretaker boss Keith Downing. He did his job prospects no harm at all in the mid week win over Swindon. He has made two additions to the squad in former Red Alan Wright, who joined on a weekly contract basis and defender Dean Sinclair on loan from Charlton. KO for this game is 1pm!

Vital Quotes:

Cheltenham Town Team News:

The Robins are expected to be without John Finnigan, who has a knee injury and both Jerry Hill and Andy Lindegaard who are suspended.

Player to watch: Jennison Myrie-Williams

Jennison is on loan from Bristol City and got his first goal in 5 appearances for the club against Swindon on Tuesday.

Nottingham Forest Team News:

Lockwood and Davies will be absent again due to their long term injuries. Ian Breckin, although now fit is expected to resume his role on the bench. The good news for Forest is the availability of Clingan and Agogo, who were expected to miss the game due to international call ups. Agogo's game with Ghana was cancelled and Clingan was given special leave to join up with the N. Ireland squad a day later than planned.

Player to watch: Junior Agogo

Junior has found a rich vein of form and has bagged 5 goals in 3 games for the Reds.

Match Facts & Stats

The sides have only met twice before. Both times in the League, both times last season and both ended with Forest victories. 3-0 at home and 2-0 away.

Match Prediction:

3-1 to the good guys.

Next Fixtures:

Doncaster Rovers (H). October 20, 3pm.


Writer:guinless
Date:Thursday October 11 2007
Time: 5:22PM

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It should be 3 points but Cheltenham are a physical side and we will have to be up for the battle.
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12/10/2007 10:41:00
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