Forest seal~Championship return

Nottingham Forest's wait for a return to the Championship came to an end as they sealed automatic promotion with a 3-2 home win over Yeovil.

Last Updated: 03/05/08 at 19:41 Post Comment

Commons: Found the back of the net

Commons: Found the back of the net

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The Reds wasted little time in making their intentions clear as they raced into a 3-1 lead before half-time, courtesy of goals from Julian Bennett, Kris Commons and Lewis McGugan.

Bennett set the ball rolling as he fired Forest in front after just 12 minutes, curling home a left-footed shot from outside the area.

Commons doubled Forest's lead five minutes later as he fired through goalkeeper Steve Mildenhall's legs after being sent clear by Nathan Tyson.

Yeovil dampened the party atmosphere by pulling one back just two minutes later, with Jaime Peters firing home after playing a neat one-two with strike partner Marcus Stewart.

But McGugan's superbly-executed 27th-minute free-kick restored Forest's two-goal lead, before Yeovil added to Forest's nerves 17 minutes from time when substitute Andy Kirk headed home from Marc Bircham's cross.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Tuesday, 27 January 2015
19:45
Chesterfld 3-0 Crawley Report
Scunthrpe 1-1 MK Dons Report
Saturday, 24 January 2015
15:00
Colchester 2-0 Leyton Or Report
Fleetwood 1-0 Crawley Report
Gillingham 3-2 Oldham Report
MK Dons 2-0 Barnsley Report
Notts Co 1-2 Peterboro  
Port Vale 0-1 Crewe Report
Yeovil 0-0 Coventry Report
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
19:45
Doncaster 0-0 Notts Co Report

Footer 365

Premier League: Nigel Pearson insists his players must forget about their win against Manchester United

Nigel Pearson has been trying to make Leicester forget about their Manchester United win ever since they beat them 5-3.

Transfer news: Andre Schurrle nears Chelsea exit after agreeing personal terms with Wolfsburg

Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle is closing on a move back to Germany after agreeing to personal terms with Wolfsburg.

Premier League: Roberto Mancini could make a return to English football

Roberto Mancini has not ruled out a return to Manchester City in the future.

Mail Box

It's A Massive, Big, Brilliant Mailbox

And we left lots of Suarez/Costa mails unopened. What we do have is a video of some rotten Suarez tackles and views on the future of football, Spurs, Liverpool and...

But Biting Doesn't Hurt Like Stamping...

There are Liverpool fans arguing that Luis Suarez is nowhere near Diego Costa's sh*t-house league but we have plenty of love for the agitator too. Oh and Spurs...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company