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Tricky trees? Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest – match preview.

March 28th, 2010 | 90 Comments |

Living on former glories?
Living on former glories?
Newcastle United take on Nottingham Forest in a top of the table clash on Monday knowing that 3 points at St James’ park would all but secure promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking and virtually end Forest’s interests in an automatic promotion place.

Very much the game of the weekend as far as the Championship is concerned and many fans will be able to tune into live Sky TV coverage of the 1st place vs 3rd place clash.

Nottingham Forest are now one of only two sides remaining that can ‘do the double’ over us this season after they beat us 1-0 at the City Ground earlier in the season via a Dexter Blackstock goal on the stroke of half-time. Back then though Forest were flying and sweeping teams aside comfortably. Things are very different now, particularly away from home where they have struggled badly in recent weeks failing to win in their last six away games. In contrast, Newcastle have been fantastic at home and now boast the only unbeaten home record in the football league. (more…)