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Forest see off Owls

Henri Lansbury
Henri Lansbury headed the only go of the game. Credit: PA

Nottingham Forest came through their toughest test of the season so far with their unbeaten start intact as they beat a spirited Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 at Hillsborough.

Forest, among the favourites for promotion, are enjoying a fine start to life under Stuart Pearce and Henri Lansbury's first-half header made it four Sky Bet Championship wins from five and puts them top of the early league table.

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Blackstock punished

Dexter Blackstock is out injured. Credit: PA

Nottingham Forest striker Dexter Blackstock has been hit with a suspended three-month ban and fined after admitting breaking the Football Association's betting rules.

The FA has imposed the ban on Blackstock, who is currently recovering from a serious knee injury sustained during a loan spell at Leeds in December, after last month charging the 27-year-old with multiple breaches of conduct.

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Blackstock charged over betting

Dexter Blackstock is out injured. Credit: PA

Nottingham Forest striker Dexter Blackstock has been charged in relation to breaking the Football Association's betting rules.

Blackstock, currently recovering from a serious knee injury sustained during a loan spell at Leeds in December, has been accused of multiple breaches of conduct and has six days in which to respond to the charge.

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