Nottingham Forest are expecting their biggest attendance of the season so far when Peterborough visit The City Ground this Saturday.
Forest are expecting a crowd of over 28,000 at their 30,445 capacity stadium.
In comparison, the attendance at Forests’ last home game, a goalless draw against West Brom, was 22,424 and against Luton in the match before that 25,717 home and away fans made the trip on a cold Tuesday night.
The best attendance The City Ground has seen so far this season was at their first home victory of the season against Blackpool, with an attendance of 27,946 when The Reds won 2-1.
According to Transfermarkt.co.uk, Forest have an average attendance of 25,693 from their nine home games this season.
This puts them in second place for average attendance in the Championship, behind Sheffield United’s Brammal Lane.
Nottingham Forest have released information regarding changes to access on matchday, a statement on their website said: ‘As part of the Government’s ‘Protection of Crowded Places’ scheme, the club have worked in partnership with Nottinghamshire Police to install Hostile Vehicle Mitigation Gates (HVMG) outside The City Ground which will be activated on matchdays from tomorrow.’
More information regarding the changes for fans on matchdays at The City Ground is available at Nottinghamforest.co.uk.