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  • Date:19 Nov 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:City Ground
  • Attendance:21,143
  • Findley (41)
    Lynch (83)
    Tudgay (90)
  • Collins (24) Collins (61)

Live Commentary

94:03 +4.03

Andy Reid decides to take the corner short.

90:27 +0.27

Marcus Tudgay finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Nottm Forest 3-2 Ipswich.Assist by Greg Cunningham.


A cross is delivered by Greg Cunningham, Danny Collins manages to make a clearance.


Lewis McGugan takes a shot. Comfortable save by David Stockdale.


Joel Lynch grabs a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Nottm Forest 2-2 Ipswich.The assist for the goal came from Andy Reid.


Corner taken right-footed by Lewis McGugan, Jimmy Bullard manages to make a clearance.


Lee Martin replaces Michael Chopra.


Shot from just outside the box by Andy Reid misses to the right of the goal. Robbie Findley goes off and David McGoldrick comes on.


Michael Chopra produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.


Nathan Ellington joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jason Scotland.


(Nottm Forest) makes a substitution, with Paul Anderson coming on for Chris Gunter. Jonathan Greening goes off and Andy Reid comes on.


Shot by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas from a long way out goes over the crossbar.


A cross is delivered by Chris Gunter.


Aaron Cresswell crosses the ball, Luke Chambers manages to make a clearance.


Jay Emmanuel-Thomas comes on in place of Lee Bowyer.


Marcus Tudgay takes a shot. Save made by David Stockdale.


A cross is delivered by Greg Cunningham, clearance by Josh Carson.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Greg Cunningham on Grant Leadbitter. Greg Cunningham shown a yellow card. David Stockdale restarts play with the free kick.


Corner taken by Jimmy Bullard from the right by-line, Danny Collins finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the area. Nottm Forest 1-2 Ipswich.Jimmy Bullard provided the assist for the goal.


Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Lewis McGugan from the right by-line to the near post, Luke Chambers takes a shot. Clearance made by Josh Carson.


Guy Moussi takes a shot. Danny Collins gets a block in.


Joel Lynch gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Chopra. Free kick crossed left-footed by Aaron Cresswell from right wing, Lewis McGugan gets a block in.


Outswinging corner taken by Jimmy Bullard from the right by-line, Guy Moussi makes a clearance.


Jonathan Greening gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jason Scotland. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Jimmy Bullard, clearance made by Robbie Findley.


Lewis McGugan crosses the ball.

46:04 +1.04

The ball is swung over by Josh Carson, clearance made by Greg Cunningham.


Grant Leadbitter challenges Robbie Findley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Lewis McGugan, David Stockdale makes a save.


Handball by Jason Scotland. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Lewis McGugan from right wing, Goal scored by Robbie Findley from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Nottm Forest 1-1 Ipswich.


Marcus Tudgay gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Collins. Direct free kick taken by David Stockdale.


Effort on goal by Robbie Findley from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.


Marcus Tudgay challenges Jimmy Bullard unfairly and gives away a free kick. Aaron Cresswell delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Danny Collins finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Nottm Forest 0-1 Ipswich.Assist by Aaron Cresswell.


A cross is delivered by Carlos Edwards, Wes Morgan makes a clearance.


Shot by Lewis McGugan from a long way out goes over the net.


Jonathan Greening gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jimmy Bullard. Free kick taken by Ivar Ingimarsson.


Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Greening by Michael Chopra. Free kick taken by Luke Chambers.


Guy Moussi takes a shot. Save by David Stockdale.


Luke Chambers sends in a cross, clearance by Danny Collins.


Chris Gunter crosses the ball, Danny Collins manages to make a clearance.


Chris Gunter crosses the ball.


The ball is swung over by Carlos Edwards, clearance by Wes Morgan.


Guy Moussi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jimmy Bullard. Danny Collins takes the direct free kick.


The official flags Jason Scotland offside. Free kick taken by Wes Morgan.


Jason Scotland has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

Match Preview

Returnees set for waiting game Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cotterill is likely to resist the temptation to include any of his players returning from injury when Ipswich visit the City Ground. Striker Dexter Blackstock (knee), winger Garath McCleary (knee) and midfielders Paul Anderson (hamstring) and George Boateng all made their comebacks in behind-closed-doors friendlies this week. Anderson is probably the nearest to a first-team return but Cotterill will not want to risk any further problems with the quartet. Forest have no new injury problems after Chris Gunter and on-loan full-back Greg Cunningham returned unscathed from international duty. Striker Ishmael Miller underwent a hernia operation prior to the international break and is still recovering, while the versatile Chris Cohen (knee) remains a long-term absentee. Ibrahima Sonko has been ruled out of the trip but Ipswich have received a triple injury boost. Centre-back Sonko, who has been dogged by injury since his summer arrival at Portman Road, was forced off in the 4-1 defeat to Millwall at the end of last month nursing a hamstring strain. He subsequently missed the 3-2 reverse at home to Doncaster, Ipswich`s last game before the international break, and despite making good progress is not yet fully fit to face Forest. However, midfielder Lee Bowyer, also forced off against the Lions with a back problem, has trained all week and returns into contention. Nathan Ellington (calf) has also rejoined his team-mates this week and is available while fellow striker Daryl Murphy (hamstring) trained for the first time on Thursday and will be part of manager Paul Jewell`s thoughts should he not suffer any ill-effects. Defender Damien Delaney remains sidelined for around six weeks as he recovers from surgery to a stress fracture of his foot.

Formation:352Manager: Steve Cotterill

Nottm Forest

Formation: 442Manager: Paul Jewell


  • Lee Camp
  • Luke Chambers
  • Wes Morgan
  • Joel Lynch
  • Chris Gunter
  • Guy Moussi
  • Jonathan Greening
  • Lewis McGugan
  • Greg Cunningham
  • Robbie Findley
  • Marcus Tudgay
  • SUBS
  • Paul Smith
  • Paul Anderson
  • Andy Reid
  • David McGoldrick
  • Radoslaw Majewski



Match Report

Forest prosper after late show Marcus Tudgay had the final word for Nottingham Forest in a topsy-turvy npower Championship clash which ended 3-2 as Danny Collins' saw his first goals for Ipswich cancelled out. Collins struck early on before Robbie Findley pegged the Tractor Boys back before the break. The former Sunderland centre-half grabbed an unlikely second to set up what had appeared to be a convincing win at the City Ground. But Joel Lynch and Tudgay shocked the travelling fans with headed goals in the last 10 minutes. Ipswich arrived in Nottingham eager to avoid a fourth consecutive league defeat, and were boosted by the return to fitness of veteran midfielder Lee Bowyer and much-travelled striker Nathan Ellington. Steve Cotterill, in the hunt for a fifth league win since succeeding Steve McClaren, opted to restore Paul Anderson to the bench after a lengthy absence from first-team action. Both sides appeared reluctant to start with any conviction. It was not until the 16th minute that either team registered a shot on target, Guy Moussi's twisting drive collected comfortably by David Stockdale. Lewis McGugan then took aim from distance but screwed his effort wildly over Stockdale's crossbar. Perhaps against the run of play, the Tractor Boys seized the advantage with 25 minutes played. On-loan defender Collins rose to meet Aaron Cresswell's inswinging cross to register his first goal for the Suffolk side. Cotterill's Reds pressed on regardless in front of the home faithful, and were soon rewarded for their early promise thanks to Findley. Jason Scotland conceded a free-kick in a dangerous position outside the penalty area, only for McGugan to pick out the American hitman who gleefully tucked home his fifth goal of the season. After the interval, Collins proved his defensive worth to Paul Jewell by bravely blocking a stinging strike from Moussi, but the Stoke man's impact was soon felt again at the sharp end. Collins, before today without a league goal since leaving Sunderland two years ago, leapt to glance Jimmy Bullard's corner beyond Lee Camp's grasp and complete a brace on the hour mark. Summer recruit Jay Emmanuel-Thomas was introduced as Bowyer's replacement and soon gave Camp further food for thought with a left-footed drive, the ball sailing just over the crossbar. The Reds were to snatch their unlikely victory in a frantic final 10 minutes. Seven minutes from time, Andy Reid bustled up the left wing to supply Lynch with a tidy cross, the ex-Brighton man nodding home a valuable first goal for the club. And Tudgay broke the Tractor Boys hearts in the first minute of stoppage time as Greg Cunningham lofted in an accurate pass which the former Sheffield Wednesday frontman nodded home.

Form Guide

  • Nottm Forest
  • VS
  • Ipswich

Last Meetings

  • Ipswich
  • 0 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 03/01/2011
  • Nottm Forest
  • 2 - 0
  • Ipswich
  • 23/10/2010
  • Nottm Forest
  • 3 - 0
  • Ipswich
  • 10/04/2010
  • Ipswich
  • 1 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 15/09/2009
  • Ipswich
  • 2 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 18/02/2009
  • Nottm Forest
  • 1 - 1
  • Ipswich
  • 21/10/2008

Top Scorers

Nottm Forest

  • I Miller 3
  • M Tudgay 2
  • R Majewski 2
  • G Boateng 1
  • W Morgan 1
  • M Derbyshire 1
  • L McGugan 1
  • C Gunter 1
  • R Findley 1


  • M Chopra 6
  • K Andrews 5
  • J Scotland 3
  • L Bowyer 1
  • J Bullard 1
  • I Sonko 1
  • L Martin 1
  • J Emmanuel-Thomas 1
  • J Carson 1


Nottm Forest

    • Total goals 42
    • Goals per game 15
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins


    • Total goals 48
    • Goals per game 21
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins