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Nottingham Forest vs Preston North End Match Preview

8 December 2018

After their first defeat in ten games, the Lilywhites head to Nottingham Forest this weekend looking to start another unbeaten run.

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Ticket Information: Nottingham Forest

7 December 2018
There will be a head count by manager Alex Neil, who last weekend was without seven senior players and then lost Josh Earl during the game as well to compound matters.
At the City Ground, there is no such problem for Aitor Karanka, who after a summer of investment into the squad, has started the season well, as they look for a return to the top table of English football.
It will be two very different sides to the ones that met at the back end of January, when goals from Billy Bodin – his first for the club – Tom Barkhuizen and a Daniel Johnson penalty gave the Lilywhites a 3-0 win after a convincing performance on the banks of the Trent.
It is almost ten years since we last visited Forest on a Saturday and a large away following is expected to add to what is already set to be a big crowd, so check out details below of how you can be part of the atmosphere.
Ticket Information
It looks like another big following this weekend, as we finally face Nottingham Forest on a Saturday afternoon!
Ref Watch
For the first time since February, North End will have Steve Martin as the match official for a game when we travel to the City Ground to face Aitor Karanka’s Nottingham Forest this coming weekend…
Memorable Match
Our look back to a previous encounter with our opponents sees North End relying upon a Polish striker to give them their first away win of the season, 15 years ago…
Opposition View
Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka is taking very little from the Lilywhites' last performance as he prepares to face Preston North End at the City Ground on Saturday…
Team News
In recent weeks it has been easier to list who isn’t injured than who is and Preston North End manager Alex Neil will be looking for a let up in the recent problems when his side travel to Nottingham Forest this weekend…
Match Coverage
If you can’t make the trip to the City Ground this weekend, don’t worry, we have you covered with every minute of action available through our media channels…
Alex Neil’s Thoughts
Preston North End manager Alex Neil is well aware of one of Nottingham Forest’s major threats, top scorer Lewis Grabban, who played for him at Norwich City…
Ben Davies Preview
Preston North End defender Ben Davies is glad to get over his recent injury niggle and is looking for the side to bounce straight back from their first defeat in ten games last weekend…

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