Category Archive: News

Jan 26

FA Vase clash date change

Shortwood’s FA Vase tie at home to Ashington will definitely now take place on Sunday 12th February on police instructions. Forest Green Rovers are at home to Luton on Saturday 11th hence the move of date.

Dec 15

Reid: Cirencester will stay up

Cirencester’s midfield workhorse Jamie Reid says he has no doubts they can recover from a dire start to the season. With the club currently 21st and second from bottom in the Evo-Stik South, most people seem pessimistic about the clubs chances of survival, writes Sam Hill. But Reid remains upbeat about their current run of …

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Dec 13

Mann: I owe it all to Gloucester’s youth set up

Adam Mann in action against Harrogate Town

As Gloucester City’s Adam Mann celebrates his first year with the first team his former under 18s teammate Sam Hill has spoken to the winger about his ambitions for the future.

Nov 23

Jones making strides in the league


WHEN Forest Green Rovers fans look back on the Jim Harvey side that earned the club its highest ever league position a few years ago there are many stand out individuals but not many are held in as high regard as Darren Jones, writes Richard Joyce. The Newport born centre back made 165 league appearances …

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Nov 18

Norwood may return for Braintree trip

FOREST Green Rovers return to action after the international break when the Black & Whites take on Braintree Town at the Amlin Stadium in Essex on Saturday (3pm). Dave Hockaday’s men will be looking to kick on from their three successive league victories against a Braintree side that has enjoyed a bright start to life …

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Nov 17

Sykes pleased despite result

BISHOP’S Cleeve boss Alex Sykes was left understandably frustrated as his Villagers side suffered a second successive league defeat with visitors Halesowen Town firing in a last minute penalty to secure victory at Kayte Lane on Wednesday evening, but the 37 year old manager had no complaints with regard his own sides performances, writes Richard …

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Nov 02

Harris heads to Cirencester on loan

Jack Harris a young left-sided defender has been signed by Cirencester Town on a month’s loan from Blue Square North side Gloucester City. Jack was signed by Gloucester City in 2008 from Bristol side Hallen. A bright prospect and one to look out for in the future, his performances in City’s inaugural season in the …

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Nov 01

Sykes ready to face former club

ALEX Sykes is a name that, even five years on from his final playing days at Forest Green, continues to be held in high regard at The New Lawn as the former England Futsal international formed part of the Rovers side that secured back to back promotions to secure entry in to the Conference in …

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Oct 26

Norwood out after hernia op

Forest Green Rovers striker James Norwood is facing at least a couple of weeks on the sidelines after undergoing a double hernia operation yesterday. The 21-year-old joins fellow forward Reece Styche on the injury list for Rovers. The Stroud News and Journal reports that Norwood is targeting a quick return to the squad.

Oct 21

Cleeve bring in loan from Worcestee

Bishop’s Cleeve have bolstered their attacking options with the signing of experienced front man Marc McGregor on loan from Blue Square Bet North side Worcester City, writes Richard Joyce. The former Tamworth and Weston-super-Mare striker played alongside Cleeve boss Alex Sykes at Forest Green Rovers as well as in spells at Endsleigh and Nuneaton. McGregor …

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