McCleary on shortlist for Championship award

The forward made headlines nationwide when he netted four goals against Leeds and also scored two other crucial goals in the Reds' survival fight.

Veteran defender Ian Harte of Reading and Southampton goalkeeper Kelvin Davis are the other nominees with the winner being announced on Friday.

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A young Forest reserve side meanwhile were comfortable winners at Port Vale on Wednesday night.