Doncaster Rovers Vs Nottingham Forest, Sat 13 Feb 2010

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Doncaster boss Sean O'Driscoll is set to welcome back midfielder Dean Shiels for the visit of promotion-chasing Nottingham Forest.

Shiels missed the goalless draw with Leicester on Tuesday with an ankle problem but the former Arsenal man has returned to training and is available for selection once again.

Defenders Jason Shackell (groin), Adam Lockwood (foot) and Byron Webster (foot) all remain sidelined, with the latter breaking a metatarsal in training last week.

However, O'Driscoll has no new injury or suspension worries to contend with as he bids to help his side climb the Championship table.

Stuttering Rovers are just two points above the relegation zone and are without a win in their last four league matches.

Forest are expected to make changes as they look to return to winning ways.

The Reds have lost just twice on the road this season but those defeats have come in their last two outings at Midlands rivals Derby and Coventry.

Boss Billy Davies made three changes to his side at the Ricoh Arena in midweek, including handing Joe Garner his first start since November.

The forward could lose his place for the trip to south Yorkshire with Dele Adebola, Robert Earnshaw and David McGoldrick all vying for recalls.

Another possible switch could see James Perch return at full-back with Chris Cohen reverting back to a midfield role.

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Leicester City
Doncaster Rovers
Dele Adebola
Adam Lockwood
Jason Shackell
David McGoldrick
Robert Earnshaw
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Derby County
Nottingham Forest
Byron Webster
Dean Shiels
Chris Cohen
Coventry City
James Perch

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