since 1878

Nottingham Forest (0) 3 - 0 (0) Ipswich Town

Coca-Cola Championship 2009-10

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Referee: Dave Foster

Manager: Billy Davies

City Ground 15:00

Attendance: 23,459

Manager: Roy Keane

Match Number: 3355


 Luke Chambers (47)
 Guy Moussi (57)
 Robert Earnshaw (76)


Luke ChambersJames Perch (61)
Paul AndersonRadoslaw Majewski (75)
Nathan TysonGeorge Boyd (81)


 Grant Leadbitter (2)



Lee Camp

Luke Chambers

Wes Morgan

Kelvin Wilson

Chris Gunter

Paul Anderson

Chris Cohen

Guy Moussi

Robert Earnshaw

Nathan Tyson

Dexter Blackstock



Paul Smith

James Perch

Lewis McGugan

Radoslaw Majewski

Joe Garner

David McGoldrick

George Boyd

Match Report

Nottm Forest 3 Ipswich 0

LUKE CHAMBERS is on a mission to end his play-off nightmare - and make it fourth time lucky.

The defender put Nottingham Forest in front with a deflection off his thigh.

And he now hopes his good fortune sticks with him all the way to Wembley after Billy Davies' side secured a top-six finish.

Chambers has made it to three play-offs - and fallen at the first hurdle each time.

He said: "I was in them twice with Northampton and the first season I came to Forest - and I haven't made it past the semi-finals yet. It's not a nice experience when you lose but I'm looking forward to it because it's tremendous to be there.

"I definitely don't want the same disappointment but I wouldn't trade this position for the world.

"We've got to push on towards the promised land. This will be totally different to what I've been involved in before when it was League Two and League One."

Chambers, 24, has won automatic promotion from the bottom two tiers of the Football League but admits this would top the lot.

He added: "Everyone's got to be really proud of what we've done. Hopefully, I can now get the full set of promotions."

Chambers diverted Rob Earnshaw's 47th-minute shot into the net, despite being in pain at the time.

He said: "It went in off my left quad, which I'd just injured. It didn't help it but they all count. It might go down as a backside goal but I'll take what I can get."

Guy Moussi and Earnshaw then added to the scoreline as Ipswich were punished for missing first-half chances.

Tractor Boys boss Roy Keane said: "It's been the story of our season. You should watch us in training, we do the same there. It's not like I can't believe it.

"We lose a lot of balls at our training ground. "It costs us a lot of money to replace them - £70 each!"

SUN STAR MAN -ROB EARNSHAW (Forest). Never gave Ipswich a moment's peace.

Graham Hill (The Sun)

Match Gallery


2009-10 Reports