Forest boss hails Wednesday win

Admitting to some good fortune in the win over Sheffield Wednesday, with a penalty he called 'soft' and a second goal from the about-to-be-subbed Dexter Blackstock, Davies was nonetheless delighted with the reaction to last week's derby defeat.

"It was important for us to dig in and show the mettle we needed to come off the pitch with three points," he told the official club website.

A travelling army of Reds will now take to the road for games at Coventry City and Doncaster Rovers, looking to roar their team to victories that will keep Premier League hopes well and truly alive.