Category Archive: Forest Green Rovers

Aug 01

Slimbridge 0 – 2 Forest Green Rovers

Manager Leon Sterling said that he was very proud of his side after they put on a superb battling performance against what was effectively the majority of Forest Green Rovers first team at Wisloe Road this evening. Although Rovers left with a 2 goal victory, it was only sealed in the 85th minute when Magno …

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Jul 16

Collins extends FGR contract

FOREST Green begin a busy week of pre-season action with the news that defensive midfielder Jamie Collins has added an extra year to his contract at The New Lawn, which now runs until the end of the 2013/14 season. Dave Hockaday’s side have three games in the space of four days, beginning with Cirencester Town …

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Jul 13

FGR to face Man Utd XI

orest Green Rovers will tackle a Manchester United XI in a preseason game at The New Lawn stadium in Gloucestershire on Sunday 5th August. The fixture has been organised by England football coach and former United star Gary Neville and FGR chairman Dale Vince to raise awareness and proceeds for their newly launched Sustainability in …

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Jul 06

FGR get Greener

Forest Green Rovers have made their final foray into the transfer market, signing former Aston Villa and Lincoln City footballer Paul Green on a two year contract. The 25-year-old spent last term at Blue Square rivals Tamworth, making 43 appearances for The Lambs, but made his name at League Two side Lincoln City after spending …

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Jul 02

Hockaday confident for new season

Forest Green manager Dave Hockaday has urged his players to make a ‘giant leap forward’ during the 2012/13 season after missing out on the play-offs last campaign. The off-season has seen the club bolster its striking options immensely as it looks to reach its highest ever league position, writes Simon Clark. The 54-year-old said: “My …

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Jul 02

Vieira ready for FGR challenge

New Forest Green Rovers signing Magno Vieira believes that his new club will be ‘fighting for promotion’ in the upcoming season. The Brasilia-born striker, who netted 31 goals in two seasons at Fleetwood Town is excited at the prospect of leading the club into a new era, writes Simon Clark. “I’m feeling really good here, …

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Jul 02

Forest Green to play in new green kit

Forest Green Rovers have unveiled new home and away strips as the club embark on an exciting upcoming season. The club’s new home strip is devoid of stripes, which have symbolised the club; instead they will don a bright green and black shirt made by German manufacturer Adidas, writes Simon Clark. The Nailsworth-based club will …

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Jul 02

New fixtures, new kit and a new face at the New Lawn

Forest Green Rovers formidable new strike-force will face Cambridge at The New Lawn on the opening day of the 2012/13 Blue Square Bet Premier campaign. The first home game on Saturday 11th August will be followed by two away games at AFC Telford and Gateshead. As the new season’s fixtures were announced, FGR unveiled their new …

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Jun 13

Forbes and Klukowski extend contracts with FGR

Midfielders Yan Klukowski and Kieron Forbes have both agreed contract extensions with Forest Green Rovers Forbes, recently returned from non-league England duty in Russia, is now contracted until the end of the 2014/2015 season, with last season’s golden boot winner Klukowski extending his deal to the end of 2013/2014. Both players were pivotal in Rovers’ …

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Jun 05

Horsley resigns from FGR role

Forest Green Rovers have accepted the resignation of Trevor Horsley as a Director and Co-Vice Chairman of the club. Trevor is a former Chairman of Forest Green, joining the club in 1990 after the Stroud FC years and is the man widely credited with taking the club to The New Lawn stadium in order to …

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