Nottingham Forest striker with sarcastic Tweet ahead of East Midlands derby

Forest City Ground

Dexter Blackstock has been Tweeting about the visit of Derby County to Nottingham Forest this weekend.

This weekend will see one of English football's great rivalries once again ignited as Nottingham Forest take on Derby County in the East Midlands Derby - and Forest have revenge on their mind.

The last time the teams met the game finished 5-0 to promotion chasing Derby. This time they come up against a Forest side with much more confidence and optimism under new boss Stuart Pearce.

Forest are currently top of the table while Derby are seventh after five games of the season. Forest are one of only two unbeaten teams in the league and Derby would love nothing better than to be the ones to end that run.

As per usual the game at the City Ground is expected to be a combative and fiery affair. This fixture has certainly produced its fair share of red cards and bust-ups in the past.

One person who knows all about that is Dexter Blackstock. He was sent off in the fixture back in September 2012, and he has taken to Twitter to sarcastically play down the significance of the game this weekend.

Blackstock will, contrary to his Tweet, not be treating this as a small game. Not in the slightest.

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