Match Pack: Away Fixture, Premier League, Nottingham Forest, #NFOLEI, your exclusive preview update

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A terrible re-start for Leicester after the World Cup as we are yet to see James Maddison back in action and also missing other vital players makes it difficult to get the results needed.

A good run of games just before the World Cup started made it possible for Leicester to climb, and the first win of the season was the home fixture vs. Nottingham Forest, now it’s the opposite game away at City Ground, not a favourite arene for Leicester.

Brendan Rodgers will be uncertain again about his priorities and changing both systems and players might be a difficult act, but again trying to get the best out of his unit might see him shift again.

Some believe Papy Mendy could be given his first start of the season, as he showed during the World Cup how good he in real is, and being so important for Senegal, makes it odd to see him so little in action for Leicester, but again stiff competition for place in the Leicester line-up. Dennis Praet could also return, reported back in training.

Twitter: #NFOLEI

Match Pack – Stats & Facts

Table Position
NFO: 15
LEI: 13

Injuries / Uncertainties / Suspensions:
NFO: Lingard, Niakhate, Awoniyi, Williams, Biancone, Richards, Boly, Kouyate
LEI: Justin, Pereira, Evans, Maddison, Bertrand, Dewsbury-Hall, Soumare, Perez

Head to Head:
Last Three
League Championship; 19.02.2014, City Ground, 2-2 (D)
FA Cup; 06.02.2022, City Ground, 1-4 (L)
Premier League; 03.10.2022, King Power, 4-0 (W)

Possible Line-Up’s:
Nottingham Forest: Henderson; Aurier, Worrall, McKenna, Lodi; Mangala, Yates, Freuler; Scarpa; Gibbs-White, Johnson
Leicester City: Ward, Castagne, Thomas, Faes, Amartey, Ndidi, Mendy, Tielemans, Barnes, Vardy, Albrighton

Predicted Result: 1-1 (Draw)

Players In Both Camps, Nottingham Forest

Focus On; Nottingham Forest

Nickname: Forest

Manager: Steve Cooper

Captain: Joe Worrall

Chairman: Evangelos Marinakis

Kit Supplier: Macron

Kit Sponsor: BOXT

Stadium: City Ground

Capacity: 30,445

Wikipedia

Nottingham Forest Football Club is an association football club based in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England. Nottingham Forest was founded in 1865 and have been playing 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 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. The club competes in the Premier League, the top division of the English football league system. Nottingham Forest have won two European Cups, one UEFA Super Cup, one League title, two FA Cups, four League Cups, and one FA Charity Shield. The club has competed in the top two tiers of English football since its admission to the Football League, with the exception of five seasons in the third tier. Its most successful period was under the management of Clough and Taylor in the late 1970s and early 1980s, which included back-to-back wins in the European Cup in 1979 and 1980, read more

Kit:

Unique and classic style for the Nottingham Forest 2022/23 home jersey. The tone-on-tone Garibaldi red colour is refined and stylish. The shirt pays tribute to the city, thanks to the decoration on the sleeves and sides representing the Trent bridge, a symbol of Nottingham. The detailing and inserts guarantee breathability and comfort.

Arch-enemy: Notts County

Honours: Nottingham Forest had a glorious period in the late 70’s and early 80’s. Brian Clough and Peter Taylor build a fortress and a winning unit, binging home a league trophy and twice winning the European Cup.

Domestic

1st Division / Premier League

Winners: 1977/78

Runners-Up: 1966/67, 1978/79

Division Two /One /Championship

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

Division Three / League One /

Champions: 1950/51

FA Cup

Winners: 1897/98, 1958/59

Runners-Up: 1991/92

League Cup

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

Runners-Up: 1979/80, 1991/92

Europe

Europa Cup / Champions League: 1978/79 (W), 1979/80 (W), 1980/81

UEFA Cup / Inter Cities Fairs Cup: 1961/62, 1967/68, 1983/84, 1984/85, 1995/96

Anglo Scottish Cup: 1976/77 (W)

Did You Know? Forest 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 (1951-1969), 685

Most Goals: (F) Grenville Morris (1998-1913), 217

Other Famous Players: Peter Shilton, Trevor Francis, Duncan McKenzie, Henry Newton, Alan Hinton, John McGovern, Steve Hodge, Stuart Pearce, Nigel Clough, Pierre van Hooijdonk, Bryan Roy, Johnny Metgod, Des Walker, Wes Morgan, Peter Grummitt, Ian Storey-Moore, Peter Hindley, Viv Anderson, Tony Woodcock, Stan Collymore, Lars Bohinen, Martin O’Neill, Archie Gemmill, Larry Lloyd, Kenny Burns, Hans van Breukelen

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

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

Official Website:

www.nottinghamforest.co.uk

Unofficial Web Site:

www.nottinghamforest.news

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