Football: Crystal Palace chief Ian Holloway will look to keep the Eagles flying high at the top of the Championship with a win over struggling Peterborough tomorrow.
The new Selhurst Park boss led his team to the summit in midweek with a 5-0 win over Ipswich and Holloway revealed he was eager to push on.
“The Ipswich game was a banana skin, but we managed to not just step on it but we squashed it and will try to move on, so let’s get on to Peterborough next,” he said.
“Potential is what you make of it and this club is in a better shape than it has been for years.”
Promotion-hopefuls Cardiff and Hull clash in south Wales, when the hosts will be looking to recover from their 5-4 defeat at Charlton.
The Bluebirds will defend a 100 per cent home league record tomorrow and captain Mark Hudson accepts there cannot be any repeat of their “embarrassment” at The Valley.
He said: “We want to bounce straight back against a good side and we are sure we can do that.”
Today’s lunchtime game pits Leicester against East Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest and Foxes manager Nigel Pearson said: “You have got to be up for local derbies, it is vital that you understand the importance of it.
“I am confident our players can do that because these games, regardless of league position, become exceptionally important for everyone.”
Elsewhere, Mick McCarthy takes charge of his first home game as new Ipswich manager against Burnley and Charlton travel to struggling Bristol City on Sunday.