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Match preview: Forest vs Sheffield Wednesday in association with Football Index

13 December 2019

Check out the match preview for all you need to know ahead of tomorrow's clash between Nottingham Forest and Sheffield Wednesday, in association with Football Index.

Nottingham Forest face Sheffield Wednesday in a big clash at The City Ground on Saturday between two sides battling it out for a top-six spot (kick-off 3pm).

Forest will be looking to return to winning ways on Trentside after defeat against Cardiff was followed up with a frustrating 1-1 draw against Middlesbrough on Tuesday night.

Sheffield Wednesday are unbeaten in four games, sitting in eighth place in the table, and will be looking to build some momentum going into the New Year.

Team news

Samba Sow and Yohan Benalouane made their return to action earlier on Friday as they featured for the Under 23s in their draw against Sheffield Wednesday, so will be nearing a return to first-team action.

Yuri Ribeiro, Carl Jenkinson and Michael Hefele remain unavailable through injury.

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Forest thoughts


Head to head

  Forest wins Draws Sheffield Wednesday wins
League 52 24 56
League Cup 0 0 1
FA Cup 2 3 6
Total 54 27 63

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Christmas food bank collection

You can help Nottingham Forest and Hope Nottingham ensure nobody goes hungry this Christmas and New Year by donating to the food bank collection ahead of Saturday's game against Sheffield Wednesday.


Forest fans have shown tremendous levels of generosity in the four food bank collections to date, with tonnes of food being donated to the charity to help those in need across Nottingham.

With Christmas fast approaching, the charity needs further items to help provide food aross the city and you can play a big part in ensuring no-one goes hungry over this festive period.

The collection will be based next to the Family Red Zone, behind the Brian Clough Stand, from 12.30pm on Saturday ahead of the game against Sheffield Wednesday.

A full list of the most in-need items can be found here

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Tickets and travel

Tickets are selling quickly for the clash with The Owls, with limited availability across the stadium. Full ticket information can be found here.

Making your first journey to The City Ground? Make sure you take a look at our travel and parking guide here.


James Linington from Newport will be the man in the middle for Saturday's game against Sheffield Wednesday.

Linington has officiated 13 games this season, including Forest's 1-0 win against Swansea, with this being his third game overseeing Sheffield Wednesday in this campaign.

He has shown 46 yellow cards and three reds, including to Wednesday's Kieran Westwood on the opening day of the season.


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International subscribers to iFollow Forest will be able to watch the action live, with audio commentary provided by BBC Radio Nottingham also available.

There will be full coverage of the match via the club's official social media channels and in the Match Centre.

Other fixtures

All fixtures to be played at 3pm on Saturday unless otherwise stated:

Charlton vs Hull (Friday, 7.45pm)
Birmingham vs West Brom (12.30pm)
Barnsley vs QPR
Brentford vs Fulham
Bristol City vs Blackburn
Derby vs Millwall
Leeds vs Cardiff 
Preston vs Luton
Stoke vs Reading
Swansea vs Middlesbrough
Wigan vs Huddersfield

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