The veteran centre-back was out of action with a stomach virus.
The ex-Eagles winger played against his former employers for the first time with Everton on Friday
Patrick van Aanholt came off the bench to rescue a point for Sunderland.
The Forest striker has been out of action since August.
Huddersfield sit top of the Championship with 25 points from 11 games going into the international break.
Preston North End defeated Aston Villa 2-0 at Deepdale.
Celtic won against Dundee away from home in the Scottish Premiership on Saturday afternoon.
Queens Park Rangers won against Fulham in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.
Manchester City travel to London to take on Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, and will be looking to stretch their lead at the top of the Premier League table.
West Bromwich Albion drew 1-1 at Sunderland.
Tottenham Hotspur are looking to follow Christian Eriksen's contract with new deals for the four international stars.
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The Denmark international has signed a two-year deal at Nottingham Forest in recent days.