Ireland a doubt for City

Manchester City midfielder Stephen Ireland is doubtful for the FA Cup match against Nottingham Forest at Eastlands tomorrow because of a hamstring problem.

Manchester City midfielder Stephen Ireland is doubtful for the FA Cup match against Nottingham Forest at Eastlands tomorrow because of a hamstring problem.

Nedum Onuoha has already been ruled out of the third-round tie because of a similar injury.

Robinho, however, is expected to shrug off a thigh strain in time for the game against the Coca-Cola Championship side at Eastlands.

Provisional squad: Hart, Zabaleta, Dunne, Richards, Ball, Wright-Phillips, Ireland, Kompany, Elano, Robinho, Caicedo, Fernandes, Jo, Vassell, Garrido, Sturridge, Hamann, Clayton, Ben Haim, Schmeichel, Evans.

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