Nottingham Forest v Wolves

Nottingham Forest defender Michael Mancienne

Nottingham Forest defender Michael Mancienne is set to return after recovering from an ankle injury

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Nottingham Forest defender Michael Mancienne (ankle) has missed the last five matches but has returned to training and could feature.

Striker Jamie Ward (hamstring) and midfielder David Vaughan (knee) remain out of action.

Wolves’ on-loan striker Adam le Fondre is a doubt with a side strain and will be assessed ahead of the match.

Mike Williamson (glute), Michal Zyro, Jordan Graham and Nouha Dicko (all knee) remain out.


  • Forest have won three of their last five against Wolves (D1 L1), though have not won either of their most recent two encounters.
  • Wolves won their last trip to the City Ground in March 2015 but have not won back to back games there since August 1976.
  • Paul Williams’ side have won just one of their last eight home league games (D2 L5), netting just four goals in the process.
  • Four of Wolves’ last five away league games have ended in a 2-1 scoreline, with three of those in favour of the home team.
  • Forest have scored a league-low 18 second half goals this season.

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