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Football League 2017/18 - 4th-6th August 2017

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Friday 4th August


Nottingham Forest v Millwall

Sunderland v Derby County


Saturday 5th August 


Bristol City v Barnsley

Burton Albion v Cardiff City

Fulham v Norwich City

Ipswich Town v Birmingham City

Preston North End v Sheffield Wednesday

QPR v Reading

Sheffield United v Brentford

Wolves v Middlesbrough 

Aston Villa v Hull City (5.30)


League One

Bradford City v Blackpool

Bury v Walsall

Charlton Athletic v Bristol Rovers

Doncaster Rovers v Gillingham

Fleetwood Town v Rotherham United

MK Dons v Wigan Athletic

Oldham Athletic v Oxford United

Peterborough United v Plymouth Argyle

Portsmouth v Rochdale

Scunthorpe United v AFC Wimbledon

Shrewsbury Town v Northampton Town

Southend United v Blackburn Rovers


League Two

Accrington Stanley v Colchester United

Carlisle United v Swindon Town

Chesterfield v Grimbsy Town

Coventry City v Notts County

Crawley Town v Port Vale

Crewe Alexandra v Mansfield Town

Exeter City v Cambridge United 

Forest Green Rovers v Barnet

Luton Town v Yeovil Town

Morecambe v Cheltenham Town

Stevenage v Newport County

Wycombe Wanderers v Lincoln City


Sunday 6th August


Bolton Wanderers v Leeds United 

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Will be a tough game against Sheffield United but I fancy us to do them. A lot of people tipping us to be surprise relegation favourites (surprise favourites???) but we've kept our players, improved on last seasons squad and have arguably the best winger in the league still with us. Defo going to be around the play offs this season so beating sides like Sheffield United needs to be a done thing now. 

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I can't see Brentford anywhere near the play-offs.

All gets underway tonight then, interested to see how Sunderland look under Grayson, think they'll be hard to break down but haven't really got any quality up top.

Expect Forest to win the other game.

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55 minutes ago, HoneyNUFC said:

Glad football is back. 

Massive pressure on Sunderland tonight. Need to put their terrible pre-season behind them.

Why are Forest playing Millwall tonight? 

Think it's to do with the cricket being in Nottingham tomorrow.

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Think we have a decent squad for the season. Not going to crack the play offs but I have a bit more optimism for the season. Unfortunately, losing Kadeem Harris for 2-3 months is a blow but we do have options available in Hoilett, Mendez-Laing and possibly Ward if necessary.

Burton won't be easy as they proved last season, but if Zohore can continue as he did in the latter half of last season, he will cause Burton problems. Going for a 1-0 win to us.

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Honestly couldn't predict the first team for Sunday's game. So many possibilities. It's all down to who has made the greatest impressions in pre season and training.

The only thing we do know is Pontus Jansson is suspended so that automatically makes me weary about the defence, particularly with no Kyle Bartley to lean on now.

Obviously would love to start with a win away at Bolton on TV, and with all due respect to Stef, we should normally look at that game as very winnable.

But the first game is a lottery, players have been used to non competitive games and then suddenly the intensity rises and not all of them manage to be 'on it.'

I'm going to try not get bent out shape too much with Sunday's result. Last season we were stuffed 3-0 by QPR on Sky. Then look how contrasting both our season's were.

Should be a good support in, we sold the allocation in 15 minutes so it's not like any optimism has wavered.

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sometimes playing a promoted team can have its downsides when played them first. although Bolton's team is full of trialists these days so maybe you're good for 3 points xD 


meanwhile, I know it's only Sunderland and Derby but it's good to have serious football back. :D 

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