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  • Date:03 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Oakwell Stadium
  • Attendance:10,550
  • Davies (78)
  • McCleary (32)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Corner taken left-footed by Scott Golbourne, Marcus Tudgay manages to make a clearance.

93mins

Greg Cunningham takes a shot. Brilliant save by Luke Steele.

89mins

Joel Lynch concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Dagnall. Matty Done produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

89mins

Adlene Guedioura gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Dawson. Jimmy McNulty takes the free kick.

87mins

Matty Done gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Gunter. Greg Cunningham joins the action as a substitute, replacing Dexter Blackstock. Lee Camp takes the free kick.

85mins

Stephen Dawson challenges Joel Lynch unfairly and gives away a free kick. Booking for Stephen Dawson for unsporting behaviour. Indirect free kick taken by George Elokobi.

83mins

Matty Done takes a shot. Lee Camp makes a save.

80mins

Unfair challenge on Paul Anderson by Stephen Dawson results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Jonathan Greening, clearance made by Andy Gray.

80mins

Paul Anderson replaces Andy Reid.

79mins

Craig Davies gets on the score sheet with a goal from outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Barnsley 1-1 Nottm Forest.Assist on the goal came from Matty Done.

76mins

Adlene Guedioura takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

75mins

(Barnsley) makes a substitution, with Stephen Dawson coming on for Korey Smith. Scott Golbourne takes the outswinging corner, Marcus Tudgay manages to make a clearance.

73mins

Corner taken by Andy Reid, clearance by Jimmy McNulty.

73mins

Garath McCleary takes a shot. Save by Luke Steele.

72mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Foster on Dexter Blackstock. Free kick taken by George Elokobi.

70mins

Scott Wootton is adjudged to have handled the ball. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Craig Davies, blocked by Adlene Guedioura.

69mins

Scott Golbourne fouled by Adlene Guedioura, the ref awards a free kick. Garath McCleary receives a yellow card for dissent. Scott Golbourne delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, Andy Reid manages to make a clearance.

65mins

Chris Dagnall on for Michael Tonge.

65mins

Craig Davies produces a cross, Headed from the edge of the area by Michael Tonge goes wide of the left-hand upright.

62mins

Marcus Tudgay fouled by Craig Davies, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.

62mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marcus Tudgay on Korey Smith. Michael Tonge crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Joel Lynch manages to make a clearance.

58mins

Corner taken by Michael Tonge played to the near post, Adlene Guedioura makes a clearance.

58mins

Inswinging corner taken by Michael Tonge from the left by-line, clearance made by Marcus Tudgay.

56mins

Andy Gray is brought on as a substitute for Jay McEveley.

55mins

A cross is delivered by Scott Wiseman, Joel Lynch manages to make a clearance.

54mins

Matty Done produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.

53mins

Korey Smith takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Wootton.

51mins

Andy Reid takes a long range shot clearing the crossbar.

48mins

Craig Davies concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Gunter. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Camp.

46mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adlene Guedioura on Jay McEveley. Indirect free kick taken by Michael Tonge.

46mins

Corner taken by Andy Reid from the right by-line, save by Luke Steele.

41mins

George Elokobi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matty Done. George Elokobi is booked. Jay McEveley delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing.

38mins

Marcus Tudgay produces a header from deep inside the area and strikes the post.

37mins

Outswinging corner taken by Andy Reid, clearance by Jay McEveley.

37mins

Garath McCleary takes a shot. Stephen Foster gets a block in.

33mins

Garath McCleary finds the back of the net with a goal from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Barnsley 0-1 Nottm Forest.

32mins

Matty Done sends in a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Scott Golbourne goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

31mins

Shot from deep inside the area by Andy Reid clears the bar.

30mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marcus Tudgay by Paul Digby. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Wootton.

27mins

Matty Done has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.

25mins

Effort from outside the penalty box by Adlene Guedioura goes wide right of the target.

24mins

Inswinging corner taken by Andy Reid from the right by-line, save made by Luke Steele.

19mins

Garath McCleary fouled by Jay McEveley, the ref awards a free kick. Jay McEveley receives a caution. Andy Reid produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save by Luke Steele.

17mins

The offside flag is raised against Garath McCleary. Luke Steele takes the free kick.

15mins

Unfair challenge on Dexter Blackstock by Paul Digby results in a free kick. Andy Reid crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, save made by Luke Steele.

13mins

Andy Reid takes the inswinging corner, Headed effort on goal by Dexter Blackstock from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

13mins

Craig Davies concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Wootton. Free kick taken by Andy Reid.

11mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Wiseman on Andy Reid. Andy Reid delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, clearance made by Jay McEveley.

7mins

Dexter Blackstock takes a shot. Blocked by Stephen Foster.

5mins

Unfair challenge on Scott Golbourne by Jonathan Greening results in a free kick. Jimmy McNulty crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, Lee Camp makes a save.

2mins

Unfair challenge on Scott Golbourne by Adlene Guedioura results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Jay McEveley.

Match Preview

Hill won't tinker with Tykes Barnsley manager Keith Hill will select his starting line-up from an unchanged squad for the npower Championship clash with Nottingham Forest. Hill has no new injury or suspension worries, but will again be without winger Jim O'Brien, struggling with a recurrence of a long-term groin injury, midfielder David Perkins (hamstring) and defender Bobby Hassell (knee). Korey Smith, on loan from Norwich, will continue in midfield after both clubs agreed to extend his stay at Oakwell this week, and teenager Paul Digby is hoping to be involved again. The 17-year-old midfielder made his first-team debut in the recent home defeat to Birmingham and travelled with the squad to Coventry last week, but did not make the substitutes' bench. January transfer window signing Stephen Dawson made his debut at Coventry following an ankle injury and Hill must decide whether to start again with the former Leyton Orient skipper, with midfield pair Matt Done and David Cotterill offering Hill alternative options. Danny Higginbotham is an injury concern for Nottingham Forest. The experienced defender, who is on loan from Stoke, limped out of the Reds' 2-1 victory at Birmingham last weekend with a hamstring problem. The club have not revealed the severity of the injury but the 33-year-old must be regarded as a doubt for the game in south Yorkshire. Manager Steve Cotterill will hope that goalkeeper Lee Camp (Northern Ireland), defender Chris Gunter (Wales), midfielder Adlene Guedioura (Algeria) and striker Dexter Blackstock (Antigua and Barbuda) return unscathed from international duty. Defender Brendan Moloney (thigh), midfielder Radoslaw Majewski and forwards David McGoldrick, Ishmael Miller (hamstring), Marlon Harewood (hamstring) and Matt Derbyshire remain unavailable. Forest head to Oakwell chasing three successive league wins for the first time since April last year.

Formation:4411Manager: Keith Hill

Barnsley

Formation: 442Manager: Steve Cotterill

Nottm Forest

  • Luke Steele
  • Scott Wiseman
  • Stephen Foster
  • Jimmy McNulty
  • Jay McEveley
  • Korey Smith
  • Michael Tonge
  • Paul Digby
  • Scott Golbourne
  • Matty Done
  • Craig Davies
  • SUBS
  • David Preece
  • Stephen Dawson
  • Chris Dagnall
  • David Cotterill
  • Andy Gray

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Match Report

Davies cuts Trees down to size Craig Davies rescued a 1-1 draw for Barnsley with a thumping late equaliser to check Nottingham Forest's mini-revival. Tykes striker Davies, a free summer signing from Chesterfield, fired home an unstoppable shot from 25 yards for his 11th goal of the season in the 79th minute to clinch a first point for Keith Hill's side in three matches. Forest, whose fight for survival had gathered some momentum after successive league wins over Coventry and Birmingham, had taken a deserved half-time lead through Garath McCleary, who drilled home a low effort from similar distance. Steve Cotterill's side were only denied all three points by Barnsley goalkeeper Luke Steele's brilliant sprawling save from Forest substitute Greg Cunningham in the third minute of time added on. Teenager Paul Digby, who turned 17 last month, made his second start for Barnsley and fellow midfielder Matty Done was also recalled, while Joel Lynch and Scott Wootton returned to Forest's defence and Jonathan Greening was back in midfield. Forest striker Dexter Blackstock made an early nuisance of himself and went close to opening the scoring in the 13th minute when heading Andy Reid's corner wide. Barnsley's first effort on goal fell to Done, who fired a 20-yard shot wide, and when the same player crossed deep into the penalty area in the 32nd minute, defender Scott Golbourne headed over the crossbar. But Forest took a deserved lead a minute later. McCleary pounced on a loose ball on the edge of the penalty area and drilled a low left-footed shot beyond Steele into the bottom corner. Forest's tails were up and, after sweeping forward again, another long-range effort by McCleary was blocked by Tykes defender Stephen Foster before striker Marcus Tudgay's header came back off the post with Steele well beaten. Barnsley went on the offensive early in the second half, with midfielder Korey Smith's shot from the edge of the area blocked by Wootton and Done's lobbed effort drifting wide of the post. Tykes boss Hill sent on veteran striker Andy Gray for defender Jay McEveley in the 56th minute and another forward, Chris Dagnall, in place of midfielder Michael Tonge 10 minutes later as Barnsley struggled to make headway in the final third. But the Tykes failed to carve out any clear-cut chances before Forest twice threatened to double their lead in as many minutes. McCleary's angled shot was turned away at full stretch by Steele and Forest midfielder Adlene Guedioura's 25-yard shot fizzed over the crossbar. Done was then the architect of Barnsley's 79th-minute equaliser. The winger made space down the left and cut the ball back to the edge of the area into the path of Davies, who crashed home a low, left-footed shot into the bottom corner. Forest almost snatched victory in the third minute of stoppage time, but Steele thwarted substitute Cunningham with a superb save from his angled shot inside the area. endM

Form Guide

    WLLWLL
  • Barnsley
  • VS
  • Nottm Forest
  • LLDLWW

Last Meetings

  • Nottm Forest
  • 0 - 0
  • Barnsley
  • 06/08/2011
  • Nottm Forest
  • 2 - 2
  • Barnsley
  • 01/01/2011
  • Barnsley
  • 3 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 16/10/2010
  • Barnsley
  • 2 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 16/03/2010
  • Nottm Forest
  • 1 - 0
  • Barnsley
  • 20/10/2009
  • Barnsley
  • 1 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 04/04/2009

Top Scorers

Barnsley

  • C Davies 9
  • A Gray 5
  • J Butterfield 5
  • M Done 4
  • J McNulty 2
  • J O'Brien 2
  • S Foster 1
  • S Wiseman 1
  • S Golbourne 1

Nottm Forest

  • M Tudgay 5
  • I Miller 3
  • G McCleary 3
  • R Findley 3
  • D Blackstock 2
  • L McGugan 2
  • J Lynch 2
  • R Majewski 2
  • G Boateng 1
  • M Derbyshire 1
  • C Gunter 1

Goals

Barnsley

    • Total goals 97
    • Goals per game 45
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 12 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Nottm Forest

    • Total goals 80
    • Goals per game 28
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 8 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 9 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 10 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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