For groundsman Stewart Ward, this time of the season ranks amongst the busiest times of the year, as he gives the playing surface at The New Lawn a revamp before it hosts another lengthy campaign of football.
It may still be six weeks until the players return for pre-season training, but for one of the club’s latest recruits, he can’t wait to get going in a Forest Green shirt.
A squad of players from the FGR Academy, as well as a selection of various other players, will take on a Salisbury FC XI at the Raymond McEnhill Stadium on Friday 22 May (7:30pm).
Championship side Cardiff City have confirmed they will be visiting The New Lawn as part of their pre-season preparations, with the Bluebirds set to bring a full strength squad to Nailsworth.
Forest Green Rovers can confirm the arrival of two new signings, including the return of a popular former face, as Ady Pennock continues to construct his squad ahead of the Vanarama National League season.
A fabulous showing in the NERF Junior Premier League under 13s Shield final saw the Forest Green under 13s squad crowned champions after a cracking win over Weston-super-Mare at The New Lawn.
With his time at The New Lawn having come to an end, Sam Russell has thanked the Forest Green supporters following his departure as he gets set to continue his playing career away from the club.
Current Premier League sides Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion are among the clubs that will feature at The New Lawn as part of our pre-season schedule ahead of the 2015-16 Vanarama National League campaign.
FGR Academy duo Aden Baldwin and Louis McGrory will line up as members of the first team squad at The New Lawn next season after the duo agreed their first ever professional contracts with the club.
Supporters who purchased vouchers entitling them to a discounted ticket for Sunday’s Vanarama Conference promotion final can now visit the club to exchange their voucher for a match ticket.
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