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Match Preview: Nottingham Forest vs Bolton Wanderers

Bolton travel to Nottingham Forest still looking for their first away win of the season.

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Nottingham Forest vs Bolton Wanderers

The City Ground

Saturday 16th January

KO: 15:00

Despite an encouraging performance away at Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday, Bolton travel to Nottingham Forest still looking for their first away win of the season. The match will also see Bolton come up against former manager Dougie Freedman and captain Matt Mills.

Team News

Bolton Wanderers

Max Clayton is the only term absentee, whilst Emile Heskey could feature. Mark Davies is also set to be in the squad after his move to Sheffield Wednesday collapsed for the second time.

Nottingham Forest

Britt Assombalonga, Daniel Pinillos and Henri Lansbury are out with injuries, where as David Vaughan will miss the match through suspension.


Bolton Wanderers


Nottingham Forest



Bolton Wanderers

Top Goalscorer - Gary Madine (5)

Most Bookings - Dorian Dervite, Jay Spearing, Prince (1 Red)

Nottingham Forest

Top Goalscorer - Nelson Oliveira (6)

Most Bookings - David Vaughan, Jack Hobbs, Matt Mills (1 Red)

One to Watch

Matt Mills - Forest's captain will look to lead his team to victory against his former team.

What's Been Said

Neil Lennon (after the Sheff Wed game) - ''For me, that’s the best we’ve played away from home for a long time. What we need now is a consistency in our games going forward''.

Dougie Freedman"We are ten games unbeaten now and that is a good number, when you look at where we have come from. Now, as you guys have observed, we want to turn a few more of those draws into victories. I want to win games and I want to do it on the counter-attack.''

Match Odds

Forest 4/6

Draw 11/4

Bolton 4/1

Match Prediction

Nottingham Forest 2-2 Bolton Wanderers