Forest Green Rovers match against Hyde today is ON after a local referee deemed the pitch playable after an inspection took place at Ewen Fields this morning.
BUT there is a caveat ... if heavy rain falls before this morning, the match referee will carry out a second inspection at 12noon.
A pitch inspection will take place at 8am tomorrow morning for FGR's trip to Hyde.
A stop-start beginning to the New Year has proved frustrating so far for Forest Green who will be hoping the weather will abate so they can take on Hyde this Saturday (3pm).
A floodlight failure on Tuesday at The New Lawn against Grimsby Town caused an early abandonment after only 31 minutes in what was just Rovers second outing since the turn of the year.
Forest Green Rovers number nine Danny Wright is live on The Locker Room, Stroud FM’s local football show, this evening at 7pm.
The summer signing from Wrexham will be live in the studio reflecting on his time as a FGR player which has seen the hitman find the back of the net four times so far.
It’s a first trip of the new year to Hyde on Saturday for Forest Green next up and the FGR Supporters Club are now taking bookings on the coach they are running to the game.
Fans can travel in comfort with the popular Supporters Club coach travel to Ewen Fields to cheer on Ady Pennock’s side who are set to face a Hyde team who picked up their first win of the season on Tuesday night.
Promotion chasers Grimsby Town are the visitors on Tuesday evening as we welcome the Mariners to Nailsworth for our second game of the new year (7:45pm).
Thursday’s live televised draw with Hereford United at The New Lawn was a great spectacle, as Ady Pennock’s side could count themselves unlucky not to pick up all three points, but the visit of a Grimsby side gunning for a return to the Football League will be a tough challenge.
Forest Green Rovers forward Matthew Barnes-Homer has moved to Cambridge United on a free transfer.
Barnes-Homer joined Rovers in August from Macclesfield Town after becoming a free agent and was handed a two-year contract by former manager David Hockaday in the final signing of his tenure.
Tonight's game between Forest Green Rovers and Hereford United in front of the BT Sport cameras is definitely ON (kick off 7:30pm).
Groundsman Stewart Ward has worked wonders with the pitch at The New Lawn which has received a deluge of rain over the past week.
The BT Sport cameras will be descending on The New Lawn on Thursday night (7:30pm) as Hereford United come to Nailsworth following the two sides’ meeting at Edgar Street at the end of 2013.
It was Thursday’s visitors who grabbed the bragging rights in that last meeting. But with both of Rovers’ 2014 scheduled fixtures having fallen foul of the weather so far, Ady Pennock will be eager to lead his side to victory in the club’s first outing of the year.
Forest Green Rovers postponed match against Salisbury City at The New Lawn has been rescheduled for Tuesday 11th March.
Any tickets that were purchased for Saturday's game, which was called off due to a waterlogged pitch, can be used on the new date. Alternatively if you are unable to make the midweek fixture please contact the club to arrange a refund.
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