Forest Green will be looking to make it an Easter double as they host AFC Telford United at The New Lawn on Easter Monday (3pm).
Saturday’s convincing win at Ebbsfleet has edged Rovers even closer to Grimsby in the final play off position with six games left in this season’s fixture schedule.
Forest Green Rovers and Bristol City have agreed to extend the loan of young striker Wes Burns until the end of the season.
The 18-year-old has made an impressive impact in the short amount of time he has been at The New Lawn - coming off the bench to score an injury-time winner on debut at Southport before claiming the champagne plaudits against Mansfield last time out.
A two week break from league commitments sees Forest Green back in action on Saturday as relegation threatened Ebbsfleet United play host at Stonebridge Road (3pm).
Rovers live televised defeat to high soaring Mansfield midway through the month was the last time the club turned out in the Blue Square Bet Premier, and with two games in the space of 48 hours marking the Easter weekend, a trip to lowly Ebbsfleet will see FGR hoping to get off to a positive start.
Forest Green Rovers have signed striker Reece Connolly on loan from Blue Square South side Farnborough.
The 21-year-old has scored 32 goals in 61 appearances for The Yellows over the past two seasons, with the Hampshire outfit sitting comfortably mid-table this term aided by his 15 league goals.
Forest Green striker Ben Wright has gone on loan to former club Braintree Town in order to gain match fitness.
The 24-year-old was injured back in October and didn't make a return to playing until coming on as an 86th minute substitute against Gateshead in mid-February.
The Kids-Go-Free offer returns for Forest Green Rovers game against AFC Telford United at The New Lawn on Easter Monday (kick-off 3.00pm).
Fans can get the offer by ensuring they ‘Like’ the FGR Facebook page and redeeming one voucher¹ for each fan aged 15-years-and-under – then exchanging it for a ticket at the Ticket Office.
Forest Green Rovers groundsman Stewart Ward has been shortlisted for the Football Conference’s Groundsman of the Year award for the second year running.
Ward – one of only five groundsmen up for the big prize – finishedthird in last year’s awards and is the only shortlisted groundsman from 2012 to be shortlisted again in 2013.
After discussions with Ebbsfleet United and careful consideration by the hosts, they have decided to move the Blue Square Bet Premier fixture back to the original date of Saturday 30th March (kick-off 3.00pm).
Forest Green’s easter weekend league fixture at Stonebridge Road had been moved to Good Friday 29th March at 3.00pm.
The Stroud News and Journal Columnist gives his own personal view after the Mansfield game.
Forest Green Rovers are pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle McDonald as the new Club Secretary and Head of Matchday Operations.
After 14 years at Bristol City, Michelle arrives with vast experience in football administration at club secretary level. Prior to Bristol she spent 11 years at Swindon Town after starting at the club as a 16-year-old while David Hockaday was still a player at the County Ground and also had a stint at Wimbledon FC.