We will once again be supporting the Royal British Legion on Saturday as the visit of Dartford to The New Lawn marks Rovers support of the poppy appeal – helping to raise funds for the Forest Green and Nailsworth Royal British Legion (3pm).
As a result all services personnel who attend in uniform pay just half price for entrance into Saturday’s game and there will be a series of events involving the likes of the Stroud Squadron Air Cadets Band and the Ceremonial Flight of Bristol & Gloucestershire Wing Air Training Corps.
There will also be a two minute silence ahead of kick off with the teams present on the pitch and the game marks the first time Rovers will wear a shirt bearing the Poppy logo – these shirts will then be auctioned off to raise further funds for the Royal British Legion.
Forest Green Rovers’ will be supporting the Royal British Legion's (RBL) annual Poppy Appeal beginning with the match against Dartford at The New Lawn this Saturday.
Leading housing and care provider, Sanctuary Housing, is helping to kick-off the fundraising activities with sponsorship of £600 to pay for the manufacture of playing shirts bearing the Poppy logo that Rovers’ players will wear during the two matches against Dartford and Nuneaton Town, 12th November.
Forest Green and Gary Seward have parted company after it became clear that Rovers interim manager was not in the running for the permanent role.
With the quality of applicants applying for the position of Football Manager at Forest Green Rovers it became clear to the club that Gary would not make the shortlist, and the Chairman wanted to let Gary know and give him the chance to move on, at the earliest opportunity.
Scott Bartlett’s under 18’s squad booked themselves a place in the first round proper of the FA Youth Cup with a satisfying win in difficult conditions against the Cirencester Academy.
Rovers’ youngsters will now host Football League apprentices Torquay United in the first round at The New Lawn after overcoming South West Counties Youth League rivals Cirencester in a tricky tie played in atrocious conditions.
Forest Green Rovers under 18s game against Cirencester Town in the FA Youth Cup has been given the green light to go ahead at The New Lawn tonight - despite today's stormy weather.
The Academy side will be hoping to go one better than last year when they narrowly missed out on advancing to the First Round proper after losing 2-1 in extra-time to Maidenhead United.
Forest Green will be hoping a bit of cup magic will help spice up this season's campaign as Conference South Bishop’s Stortford visit The New Lawn on Saturday (3pm).
Interim manager Gary Seward will lead Rovers for the first time into battle at the weekend, eager to book a place in the hat for Sunday’s first round proper draw.
As Gary Seward prepares for his first game in charge of Forest Green Rovers, the interim manager fronted the media today ahead of Saturday's FA Cup match against Bishops Stortford at The New Lawn.
With a background that includes being part of the coaching staff at Swedish giants IFK Gothenburg when the club defeated Manchester United in the Champions League, Seward has spent the week getting the squad focused on the cup challenge.
From this Saturday's FA Cup game against Bishop's Stortford, home fans in the EESI Stand and West Terrace seeking half-time refreshment will be sold alcohol from the pitch-side catering outlet rather than The Green Man.
Supporters will be able to purchase lager, cider and wine from the Red Veg outlet at the changing room end of the EESI Stand for consumption during the halftime interval in a specially fenced/screened off area.
Forest Green Rovers will feature live on BT Sport for the first time this season when they travel to Hereford between Christmas and New Year.
BT Sport has been attracting peak audiences nearing 200,000 for Skrill Premier matches this season, dwarfing the numbers that previously watched the Conference under old broadcaster Premier Sports.
FA Cup versus Swindon Town at the County Ground.
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