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Team News:

Barnsley are still without striker Garry O’Connor who cannot be registered until after New Year’s Day, so Andy Gray is likely to continue upfront. Reds boss Mark Robins could be changes to freshen up a side that has gone from a five match unbeaten run to a two match losing streak. Midfielder Hugo Colace is one booking away from a suspension.

Likely Lineup:

Luke Steele

Kieran Trippier

Jason Shackell

Stephen Foster

Bobby Hassell

Adam Hammill

Nathan Doyle

Hugo Colace

Jim O’Brien

Goran Lovre

Andy Gray

Head To Head:   

Barnsley 2-1 Nottingham Forest Match Report 16/3/10

Nottingham Forest 1-0 Barnsley Match Report 20/10/09

Barnsley 1-1 Nottingham Forest Match Report 4/4/09

Nottingham Forest 1-0 Barnsley Match Report 29/11/08

Nottingham Forest 0-2 Barnsley Match Report 27/1/06

Barnsley 2-0 Nottingham Forest Match Report 10/9/05

Last Six Nottingham Forest v Barnsley results:

16/10/10 Barnsley 3-1 Nottingham Forest (Championship)

16/3/10 Barnsley 2-1 Nottingham Forest (Championship)

20/10/09 Nottingham Forest 1-0 Barnsley (Championship)

4/4/09 Barnsley 1-1 Nottingham Forest (Championship)

29/11/08 Nottingham Forest 1-0 Barnsley (Championship)

27/1/06 Nottingham Forest 0-2 Barnsley (League One)

Overall Record:

Nottingham Forest Wins: 26

Barnsley Wins: 27

Draws: 18

Nottingham Forest Goals: 103

Barnsley Goals: 97

At the City Ground:

Nottingham Forest Wins: 18

Barnsley Wins: 7

Draws: 9

Nottingham Forest Goals: 64

Barnsley Goals: 33

This Season:

Last six 2010-2011 results:

Nottingham Forest:

29/12/10 Nottingham Forest 5-2 Derby (Championship)

18/12/10 Nottingham Forest 3-0 Crystal Palace (Championship)

29/11/10 Leicester 1-0 Nottingham Forest (Championship)

20/11/10 Cardiff 0-2 Nottingham Forest (Championship)

13/11/10 Nottingham Forest 0-0 QPR (Championship)

9/11/10 Nottingham Forest 2-1 Coventry (Championship)

W: 4 D: 1 L: 1 F: 12 A: 4 GD: +8 Points: 13

Barnsley:

28/12/10 Swansea 1-0 Barnsley (Championship)

26/12/10 Barnsley 1-2 Burnley (Championship)

11/12/10 Barnsley 1-0 Sheffield United (Championship)

27/11/10 Barnsley 0-0 Watford (Championship)

20/11/10 Barnsley 1-0 Portsmouth (Championship)

13/11/10 Ipswich 1-3 Barnsley (Championship)

W: 3 D: 1 L: 2 F: 6 A: 4 GD: +2 Points: 10

Mad Sites:

www.nottinghamforest-mad.co.uk  

www.barnsley-mad.co.uk

Official Sites:

www.nottinghamforest.co.uk

www.barnsleyfc.co.uk

Other Fixtures:

Leeds v Middlesbrough, 13:00

Millwall v Crystal Palace, 13:30

Bristol City v Cardiff, 15:00

Burnley v Sheff Utd, 15:00

Coventry v Ipswich, 15:00

Doncaster v Scunthorpe, 15:00

Hull v Leicester, 15:00

Norwich v QPR, 15:00

Preston v Derby, 15:00

Swansea v Reading, 15:00

Watford v Portsmouth, 17:20