The Stroud News and Journal Columnist gives his own personal view after the Kidderminster game.
Forest Green shot stopper Sam Russell is the special guest on Stroud FM’s local football talk show, The Locker Room, tonight at 7pm.
The 30 year old former Darlington keeper recently celebrated making a half century of league appearances for the club and he’ll be live in the Stroud FM studio for a whole hour discussing his career, time at Forest Green and reviewing the season so far.
Forest Green have signed experienced former Rovers playmaker Lee Fowler on an initial one month loan from Doncaster, after a raft of injuries in the midfield.
This will be the 29-year-old’s third spell at The New Lawn and he will bring not only much needed ball-playing ability to the Rovers midfield, but promotion experience and a working knowledge of David Hockaday’s management and tactical style.
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Forest Green and Woking will be hoping to make it third time lucky tonight as Rovers travel to Surrey to fulfil a fixture that has already been postponed twice previously (7:45pm).
Trips to Woking scheduled for just before Christmas and late January were defeated by the weather so Rovers will be looking to finally tick a trip to Kingfield off the fixture list on Tuesday night.
Forest Green’s March fixture against promotion rivals Grimsby Town FC will now take place on Tuesday March 5that 19.45 at The New Lawn.
The match, originally scheduled for Saturday 23rd Marchat 15.00, has been rescheduled due to Grimsby’s successful run in the FA Carlsberg Trophy, which now sees them play Wrexham in the final at Wembley onSunday 24th March.
3-0 Win – makes 8 games & 8 wins
Stroud News and Journal Columnist John Light gives his opinion after theGateshead game
TWO wins – five goals for one against – six vital points –James Norwoodsigning a contract extension and healthy publicity onnational TV! A very goodweek for David Hockaday, Dale Vince and all atFGR.
Former top flight referee Brian Stevens is the special guest on Stroud FM’s local football show, The Locker Room, tonight at 7pm.
Along with interviews with Forest Green captain Jared Hodgkiss and manager David Hockaday, Stevens will be live in the studio to discuss an on-going fascinating career that has seen him referee some of the biggest names in some of the biggest games in English football.
Playoff rivals Kidderminster Harriers visit The New Lawn on Tuesday evening for a huge clash as the race for promotion intensifies with just a third of the season to go (7:45pm).
Saturday’s narrow win at The New Lawn over Gateshead extended Forest Green’s unbeaten run to five games, although we welcome a Kiddy side on Tuesday night who are also in good form.