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Match preview: Rotherham vs Forest in association with Football Index

Check out all you need to know ahead of Nottingham Forest’s trip to Rotherham United in the match preview, in association with Football Index.

Nottingham Forest are back on the road with the first of two away matches this week against Rotherham United at the New York Stadium on Tuesday night (kick-off 7.45pm).

The Reds picked up a vital three points on the weekend against Blackburn Rovers and will be hoping to build-up some momentum once again when they face The Millers.

Rotherham find themselves inside the bottom three after three straight league defeats and The Reds will hope to increase the distance between themselves and Paul Warne’s side with victory.

Team news

Click here for the latest team news ahead of Tuesday night’s match.

Forest thoughts


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From the opposition

Rotherham manager Paul Warne said his side must keep level-headed in their fight for survival as they face The Reds after three straight defeats.


Speaking after their loss against Norwich on the weekend, Warne said: “We have the same processes, we are always performances driven, not results.

“You can’t go up and down like a lunatic, we are always consistent with the players and we will show them the ways we think we can cause Forest problems.

“But Forest are in good form, they won again today and they made some amazing signings in January so we know it is going to be a formidable challenge to compete with them but we are going to have to because we know we need to pick some points up.”

Club News

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Live coverage

Tuesday’s match is being shown live on Sky Sports, therefore it is unavailable to watch live on iFollow Forest for UK supporters.

Audio match passes are available, however, and can be purchased here.


Matthew Donohue is the referee in charge of Forest’s game against Rotherham, his 21st match of the season. He has shown 52 yellow cards and four red cards in his previous 20, which included Forest’s 2-0 home win against Wycombe Wanderers back in November.

Donohue will be assisted by Paul Hodskinson and Mark Dwyer with David Webb as the fourth official.

Other fixtures

To be played at 7.45pm unless otherwise stated:


Birmingham vs Norwich (7pm)
Derby vs Huddersfield (7pm)
Middlesbrough vs Bristol City (7pm)
Luton vs Millwall
Wycombe vs Reading


Barnsley vs Stoke (7pm)
Brentford vs Sheffield Wednesday (7pm)
Swansea vs Coventry (7pm)
Blackburn vs Watford
Bournemouth vs Cardiff
Preston vs QPR

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