Greg Halford, released by Nottingham Forest this summer, says it would be massive to beat them this weekend

The utility man is now captain at this weekend's opposition Rotherham United.

Nottingham Forest will be looking to get their season on the right track this weekend when they take on one of the Championship’s relegation favourites Rotherham United. The Millers are travelling to take on Forest at the City Ground this Saturday.

Forest will also have to go up against an old boy in the form of Millers captain Greg Halford.

The 30-year-old was released by Forest in the summer after spending the bulk of last term on loan at Brighton and Hove Albion.

He spent three years at Forest, playing over 80 times for the club. But he insists that he will be on top form this weekend.

Speaking to the Rotherham Advertiser, as relayed by VitalFootball, he states:

“It`s just another game. It makes no difference where we go. I have got plenty of ex teams in this league.

“I spent three good years at Forest and to begin with maybe it will be strange going into the opposition dressing room. But I`ve been in the away dressing room plenty of times.

“They`ve had two defeats on the spin so their confidence isn`t going to be great and it would be massive to beat them. They`ve spent a lot of money and have some big names in their squad.”

Forest will know not to take Halford lightly. Whilst not the most gifted of players his versatility and work ethic make him a difficult opponent regardless.

Forest lost their opening league fixture against Brighton in what was the first game of the Championship campaign. They were then dumped out of the Capital One Cup by Walsall. Rotherham were thrashed on the opening day, 4-1 at home by the MK Dons. They however did overcome Cambridge United in the League Cup this week.

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