Stan Collymore backs Nottingham Forest, Middlesbrough and Hull City to be promoted

Middlesbrough, Hull City, Sheffield Wednesday, Burnley, Derby County and Brighton & Hove Albion currently occupy the Championship's top six.

Stan Collymore has predicted that Middlesbrough, Hull City and Nottingham Forest will be promoted from the Championship this season.

Boro and Hull are currently the front runners in the division, and occupy the top two spots in the table.

Forest, meanwhile, are currently stuck in 10th position, but Collymore clearly feels that they can have a very strong end to the campaign.

While Middlesbrough and Hull look strong predictions from Collymore, his statement that Forest will also be promoted may be one made with his heart, rather than his head.

The Reds are eight points back from the play off spaces, and they will have to enjoy an extremely good run of results to catch up with the top six.

That said, Forest have been in excellent form of late, and they are currently unbeaten in their last 13 league matches.

Forest’s next match comes against Huddersfield Town, and if they are able to win that contest, talk of their promotion chances is only set to increase.

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