City Ground crowd can have a big influence

Good Friday's City Ground crowd can play a big part in helping Nottingham Forest deliver another strong display in their quest to secure Championship safety, with a win over relegation-threatened Blackburn Rovers.

Thursday, 13th April 2017, 12:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:58 pm
IN PICTURE: Forest manager Mark Warburton. SPORT: LEAD: Nottingham Forest v Derby County. Sky Bet Championship match at the City Ground, Nottingham. Saturday, 18th March 2017. MARK FEAR - MARK FEAR PHOTOGRAPHY. CONTACT [email protected] (+44) 753 977 3354

He said: “It will be an expectant City Ground on Friday. On the back of a good performance, the fans will expect another strong display.

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“That has got to be our goal; if we perform well hopefully the results will flow but we face a determined opponent who will see it as a last chance saloon almost in these two games.

“We will prepare well, train well and look after ourselves and go into the game full of confidence.”

Victory over Rovers would open up the gap between Forest and the relegation zone to eight points with four game remaining. The Reds travel to Cardiff on Bank Holiday Monday before returning home to play Reading on April 22.