Nottingham – Sheffield Wed
Nottingham Forest will assess defenders Danny Fox and Matt Mills ahead of the visit of Sheffield Wednesday.
Club captain Chris Cohen continues to work his way back to fitness following his knee problems while Jack Hobbs is doing likewise after his back issues.
Nottingham Forest have one of the country’s best Boxing Day records.
Forest have played 86 league games on December 26, winning 39 of them, drawing 21 and losing 26.
Carlos Carvalhal has left his position as Sheffield Wednesday head coach by mutual consent, the Championship club has confirmed.
Lee Bullen will take charge of Wednesday’s game at Forest and could be in charge for the entire festive period, taking in matches with Brentford and Burton.
Morgan Fox will ease an injury crisis by returning from a one-match ban but Wednesday’s absentee list remains lengthy. Kieren Westwood, Jack Hunt, Tom Lees, Kieran Lee, Barry Bannan, George Boyd, Steven Fletcher and Fernando Forestieri all missed out against Boro and remain missing.