What does De Vries recall mean for Darlow's prospects at Forest this season?

Could Karl Darlow have represented Nottingham Forest for the last time before his transfer to Newcastle United?

Karl Darlow may have played his last game for Nottingham Forest, having been dislodged by Dorus De Vries in goal at the City Ground. 

De Vries has been instated as the side's first-choice in recent weeks and it is unlikely that he will be dropped - with his performances catching the eye. 

The experienced Dutchman has stepped in to great acclaim, with his commanding presence helping Forest break out of their slump in fine style.

De Vries was in excellent form against Derby County, as Stuart Pearce's men beat their near neighbours to claim only their third win in the last 21 matches and he has surely established his position in goal for the foreseeable future now.

As a result, it is hard to see Darlow regaining the gloves. With the 24-year-old off to Newcastle United in the summer, Pearce has to start planning for life without him and this is De Vries' time to prove he is ready to make the step up.

With De Vries having a firm grip on the position, Darlow's chances of playing are out of his own hands and it seems that he may have appeared for the final time in a Forest shirt.

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