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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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Dec 28

Mike Fowler and Curtis McDonald leave FGR for County

Two more players have left Forest Green Rovers ahead of the January transfer window. Mike Fowler and Curtis McDonald have both signed for Newport County. The pair played their last game for Rovers in November against Rushden and Diamonds. A statement from FGR said: “The club wishes both players the best for the future and …

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Nov 22

SportGlos Special: Alex Sykes on Futsal, Forest Green and beating Farnborough


Not many could argue with the impact Alex Sykes has had on the recent history of some of Gloucestershire’s biggest non league football clubs, writes Richard Joyce.

The Staffordshire born midfielder has enjoyed huge success since his arrival in the county as a student at the University of Gloucestershire after turning down a week to week contract at Football League side Mansfield Town, the club where he made his one and only Football League appearance, slamming in a spectacular edge of the box effort on his debut against Walsall.

Oct 19

FGR sign loan striker

As the Forest Green Rovers players were boarding the coach for tonight’s trip to Luton Town, another player was being signed on a month’s loan from Crawley Town. Joining Rovers is 22 year striker Liam Enver-Maurum who at 6ft 2″ tall will add height to the attack. Liam records Reading, Cambridge United, Woking and Eastbourne …

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Oct 18

FGR sign two ahead of Luton clash


Forest Green Rovers boss David Hockaday has signed two players ahead of their Blue Square Premier fixture away to Luton Town tomorrow night. With midfielder Lee Fowler out for at least a month after damaging his knee during training last week Hockaday has moved to sign Gary Mills on a month’s loan from Mansfield Town. …

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Oct 16

Forest Green Rovers 0 – 1 Histon

Forest Green Rovers: 0 Histon: 1 (Sparkes 46) Another poor penalty effort saw Forest Green Rovers throw away the chance of a point in a lacklustre performance against Histon. Ian Herring saw his third spot kick shot of the season saved in the 83rd minute as Rovers struggled to come back from a Daniel Sparkes …

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Oct 16

Striker Head joins FGR on loan

Forest Green Rovers manager David Hockaday moved into the loan market again to obtain the services of young striker Liam Head on a month’s loan from Plymouth Argyle. With Ross Dyer still not available Hockaday hopes he can make a good partner for Reece Styche who got his scoring boots back on against Grimsby in …

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Oct 11

FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round draw

Forest Green Rovers face a tricky home tie against Maidenhead in the FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round. Maidenhead eased past Cinderford on Saturday with a 4-0 victory i nthe 3rd Qualifying Round. Ties to be played on Saturday October 23rd.

Sep 03

Hockaday – come watch real football

Forest Green Rovers manager Dave Hockaday has given his backing to Non-League Day and is appealing to football fans from the Five Valleys and beyond to come and watch ‘real football.’ With Rovers welcoming newly promoted Southport to the New Lawn on Saturday Hocakday has told his players only a win is good enough. “Three …

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Sep 01

Non-League Day: Your Gloucestershire Guide


Non-League Day takes place on Saturday and clubs across Gloucestershire are doing their bit to attract new supporters. In case you don’t know what the day is all about take a minute to read this. Locally football fans are spoilt for choice, here is the round up of who is doing what: Forest Green Rovers …

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