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History of the Nottingham Forest v Northampton Town fixture

Nottm. Forest play host to Northampton Town at City Ground on Saturday afternoon,

The last time the two teams met at Nottm. Forest was way back in the black-and-white days of September 1965, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a First Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 12 AugNorthampton0 - 1Nottm. ForestLGE1
1965/1966Sat 12 MarNorthampton3 - 3Nottm. ForestPREM
1965/1966Sat 22 JanNorthampton1 - 2Nottm. ForestFAC
1965/1966Sat 18 SepNottm. Forest1-1NorthamptonPREM
1950/1951Wed 25 AprNottm. Forest2 - 2NorthamptonD3S
1950/1951Sat 02 SepNorthampton2 - 2Nottm. ForestD3S
1949/1950Wed 14 SepNottm. Forest0 - 1NorthamptonD3S

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Forest in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to Nottm. Forest, Northampton are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Cobblers have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Nottm. Forest are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 53 points from 30 games. Northampton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 35 points from 31 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6222568
Northampton62131097

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Nottm. Forest fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Forest. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Northampton Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.