Forest duo have fitness assessed

Nottingham Forest hope to have striker Dele Adebola and defender Luke Chambers fit for the trip to play-off-chasing Blackpool on Saturday.

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The Reds guaranteed their place in the top six with a 3-0 home win over Ipswich last weekend.

Adebola missed that game following a recurrence of a thigh problem while Chambers suffered a muscle strain during the second half against Roy Keane's side.

Both players will be assessed before boss Billy Davies names his squad but the Scot is hopeful they will be fit.

With a play-off spot assured, Davies has hinted he will rest some of his key players for the remaining three Championship fixtures.

That means the likes of Adebola, goalkeeper Paul Smith, midfielder Lewis McGugan and forwards Garath McCleary and Joe Garner could be in line for starts.

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Championship Fixtures

Saturday, 20 September 2014
12:15
Watford v Bournemth
15:00
Brighton v Blackpool
Derby v Cardiff
Fulham v Blackburn
Leeds v Huddersfld
M'boro v Brentford
Millwall v N Forest
Norwich v Birmingham
Rotherham v Charlton
Sheff Wed v Reading

Sky Bet Championship

Position Team P GD PTS
1 N Forest 7 10 17
2 Norwich 7 10 16
3 Watford 7 7 15
4 Wolves 7 4 14
5 Charlton 7 3 13
6 Reading 7 1 13
7 Derby 7 5 12
8 Sheff Wed 7 3 12
9 M'boro 7 2 12
10 Ipswich 7 3 11
11 Brentford 7 0 11
12 Millwall 7 0 10
13 Blackburn 7 -1 10
14 Leeds 7 -3 10
15 Bournemth 7 1 8
16 Wigan 7 1 8
17 Cardiff 7 -1 8
18 Brighton 7 -2 7
19 Rotherham 7 -4 7
20 Birmingham 7 -7 6
21 Bolton 7 -5 5
22 Huddersfld 7 -8 5
23 Blackpool 7 -7 1
24 Fulham 7 -12 1

Updated Fri, 19 Sep 2014

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