MX23RW : Sunday, March 7 05:07:10| >> :120:44494:44494:

Team News: Dexter Blackstock starts for Nottingham Forest against Middlesbrough

Nottingham Forest make four changes for their home game with Middlesbrough at the City Ground.

Nottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman has made four changes to his side for today's game at home to Middlesbrough.

Striker Dexter Blackstock returns up front in place of Matty Fryat, while Michael Mancienne replaces Ben Osborn in midfield.

Defenders Kelvin Wilson and Todd Kane also start, in place of Danny Collins and Danny Fox.

Middlesbrough have named an unchanged side from the one that beat Millwall 3-0 on Tuesday night, as Patrick Bamford and Kike continue their promising partnership up front.

Midfielder Mustapha Carayol is nearing his return from injury, but he hasn't made the squad for today's trip.

Nottingham Forest: Darlow, Lichaj, Lascelles, Wilson, Kane, Gardner, Lansbury, Mancienne, Burke, Antonio, Blackstock.
Subs: De Vries, Collins, Veldwijk, Paterson, Vaughan, Walker, Osborn.

Middlesbrough: Konstantopoulos, Fredericks, Kalas, Gibson, Friend, Adomah, Leadbitter, Clayton, Tomlin, Bamford, Kike.
Subs: Ripley, Whitehead, Vossen, Reach, Nsue, Forshaw, Woodgate.

Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Read Next:
Team News: Clarke makes six changes to Reading side
Latest Sports Video
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free match previews newsletter! Updates are sent twice a week.

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Premier League
Scottish Premiership
La Liga
Serie A
Primeira Liga
Coupe de France
Turkish Super Lig
Belgian Pro League
Greek Superleague
Swiss Super League
Russian Premier League
Ukrainian Premier League
Danish Superliga
Segunda Division
Serie B
Eerste Divisie
Copa do Brasil
Copa Diego Maradona
Uruguayan Primera Division
Liga MX
Australian A-League
J1 League
Premier League 2 - Div 1
Women's Super League
Gallagher Premiership
1Norwich CityNorwich35237551252676
3Swansea CitySwansea33198643241965
8Cardiff CityCardiff351591153351854
10Stoke CityStoke351212114139248
12Bristol City35143183648-1245
13Preston North EndPreston35135173945-644
14Luton TownLuton34128142840-1244
15Blackburn RoversBlackburn34127154839943
16Queens Park RangersQPR331110123439-543
17Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest351010152834-640
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield35108173951-1238
19Derby CountyDerby34108162538-1338
20Coventry CityCoventry35911153246-1438
21Birmingham CityBirmingham35811162643-1735
22Rotherham UnitedRotherham3295183543-832
23Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds3497182443-1928
24Wycombe WanderersWycombe3458212357-3423

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!