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Next Up: Forest v Wolves

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11:37 7th March 2013

East v West Midlands this weekend

Wolves travel to the East Midlands to take on an in-form Nottingham Forest on Saturday, looking to build on Tuesday's victory at Millwall.
Forest boss Billy Davies is in his second spell in charge at the City Ground, and he is unbeaten in the five games he has taken charge of so far, having watched his side win their last four.
Their latest victory came over an Ipswich Town side that had two men, including on-loan Wolves defender Richard Stearman, sent off.
They are now just a place and two points outside the play-off positions, and have already tasted victory against Wolves this season.
Bjorn Sigurdarson gave Stale Solbakken's side an early lead when the teams met at Molineux in November, only for Billy Sharp to equalise for Forest soon after.
Then, just before the hour mark, former Wolves midfielder Adlene Guedioura hit a trademark long-range effort to win the game for the visitors and condemn his former club to a fourth defeat in five matches.
The previous meetings between the sides came in the 2008/2009 Championship season, with both the home and away fixtures against Forest proving to be significant in Wolves' march towards promotion.
The meeting at Molineux in the August of that season saw Mick McCarthy's team put in a clinical first half display, with a Dave Jones strike and a Wes Morgan own goal putting them in complete control even before Michael Kightly and Chris Iwelumo added their names to the scoresheet just before half time.
After Forest had pulled a goal back, Kightly doubled his tally for the afternoon to give Wolves a 5-1 win - a result which sent them top of the table and set the tone for the rest of the campaign.
Kightly was again on target later on in the season at the City Ground, with his decisive late goal right in front of the 5,000 travelling fans putting Wanderers within touching distance of promotion.
Wolves have lost just two of the last ten league meetings between the sides, with four of the last six games at the City Ground ending all square.
Of the current Forest squad, Polish striker Radoslaw Majewski has five goals in his last four outings, while both Guedioura and defender Greg Halford will also be familiar to Wolves' travelling support.

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