Match Pack: Home Fixture, Premier League, Nottingham Forest, #LEINFO, your exclusive preview update

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Leicester will play Forest on Monday the 3rd of October. This is our grand update covering most aspects of that crucial fixiture coming up.

Leicester and also Forest are in desperate need of points as the two neighbours and rivals are on one and four points with both being the bottom teams of the table.

A difficult season so far for Leicester with massive fixtures vs. Spurs, Man Utd, Chelsea and Arsenal all of them being played. Despite a heavy fixture starting schedule hope to have seen more than one point in the kitty so far.

Match Pack – Stats & Facts

Table Position
LEI: 20
NFO: 19

Injuries / Uncertainties:
LEI: Pereira, Bertrand, Ndidi, Daka
NFO: Niakate, Richards, Worrell, Mangala, Dennis, Gibbs-White, McKenna

Head to Head:
Last Three
FA Cup; 06.02.22, City Ground, 1-4
League Championship; 19.02.14, City Ground, 2-2
League Championship: 09.11.13, King Power, 0-2

Possible Line-Up: (4-3-3)
Leicester City: Iversen, Justin, Castagne, Faes, Evans, Mendy, D-Hall, Tielemans, Maddison, Vardy, Barnes
Nottingham Forest: Henderson, Williams, Worrall, Boly, Lodi, Yates, Freuler, O’Brien, Johnson, Awoniyi, Lingard

Predicted Result: 2-1 (Win)

Player in both camps, focus on, Neil Lennon

More players in both camps, read more

Focus On; Nottingham Forest

Nickname: Forest

Manager: Steve Cooper

Captain: Joe Worrell

Owner: Evangelos Marinakis

Kit Supplier: Macron

Kit Sponsor: BOXT

Stadium: City Ground, Nottingham

Capacity: 30,445

Wikipedia

Nottingham Forest Football Club is an association football club based in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England. The football club was founded in 1865 and have played their home games at the City Ground, on the banks of the River Trent, since 1898. Forest are one of four English clubs to have won the European Cup/UEFA Champions League more than once and are one of two English clubs to have won the competition back-to-back. Forest have two stars above their club crest to commemorate their two European Cup victories, read more

Kit:

Forest’s first strip is one-colour shirt, with plain shorts and socks. The main body colour of the shirt is red. The shorts are plain white, while the socks are red and white, or just plain red.

Arch-enemy: Derby County, Leicester City, Notts County

Honors: Forest is a grand winner of great trophies, such as the European Cup won twice and also a winner of the 1st division in 1977/78

Domestic

1st Division / Premier League

Champions: 1977/78

Runners Up: 1966/67, 1978/79

Division Two /One /Championship

Champions: 1906/07, 1921/22, 1997/98

Runners-up: 1956/57, 1993/94

Promoted: 1976/77, 2021/22

Play-off Winners: 2021/22

Division Three / Three South / League One

Champions: 1950/51

Runners-up: 2007/08

Division Four / League Two

N/A

FA Cup

Winners: 1897/98, 1958/59

Runners-up: 1990/91

League Cup

Winners: 1977/78, 1978/79, 1988/89, 1989/90

Runners-Up: 1979/80, 1991/92

Europe

European Cup: 1978/79 (W), 1979/80 (W), 1980/81

UEFA Cup: 1983/84, 1984/85, 1995/96

Inter City Fairs Cup: 1961/62, 1967/68

Did You Know? The team have played their home games at the City Ground in Nottingham on the banks of the river Trent since since 1898. Their current badge was created in 1973 and designed by graphic artist David Lewis. It shows the river Trent underneath a tree representing the nearby Sherwood Forest – home to the legend of Robin Hood and his Merry Men.

Most Appearances: (D) Bob McKinlay (1951-1970), 692

Most Goals: (F) Grenville Morris (1898-1913), 217

Other Famous Players: Duncan McKenzie, Alan Hinton, Ian Storey-Moore, John Robertson, Viv Anderson, Tony Woodcock, Stuart Pearce, Roy Keane, Neil Webb, Des Walker, Nigel Clough, Wes Morgan, Henry Newton, Jesse Lingard, Peter Shilton

Record win: 14-0 v Clapton Orient, 17 January 1891

Record defeat: 1-9 v Blackburn, 10 April 1937

Official Website:

http://www.nottinghamforest.co.uk

Unofficial Web Sites:

http://www.nottinghamforest.news

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