Forest Green Rovers will play Crystal Palace and Birmingham City in preseason friendlies at The New Lawn.
The match against Championship side Birmingham will take place on Tuesday 15th July (7:45pm), while the match against Premier League Palace will occur on Saturday 2nd August (3:00pm).
Local businesses recently got the chance to compete on The New Lawn pitch at Forest Green Rovers, as the club launched its inaugural “Business Sixes” tournament.
The “FGR Business Sixes” is designed to give local business a fun opportunity to play on Rovers’ main pitch, whilst also affording networking and advertising opportunities.
Forest Green Rovers forward James Norwood has been named in the 18-man England C squad for the forthcoming International Challenge Trophy Group A match with Slovakia in Poprad.
The Three Lions (who comprise under 23 non-league players) travel to Slovakia for the tie on Saturday 24 May, before moving across the border for a friendly with Hungary at the Szusza Ferenc Stadium in Budapest four days later.
Stevenage midfielder Sam Wedgbury has signed a two-year-deal at Forest Green Rovers.
The 25-year-old made 19 appearances in all competitions for the League One side this term after moving from Macclesfield Town where he was Player-of-the-Year last season.
Forest Green Rovers have signed young Jersey forward Kurtis Guthrie on a two year contract.
The 21-year-old turned out for Welling United over the past two seasons, scoring 8 goals in 54 appearances and was part of the Conference South winning team that won promotion to the Conference National at Park View Road last year.
Forest Green Rovers have signed former Newport County fullback David Pipe on a two year deal.
The 30-year-old captained Newport to victory over Wrexham in the Conference play-off final at Wembley last season, leading the Welsh side back into the Football League following a 25-year exile.
Rovers will be opening their doors to the FGR stars of the future later this month, as youth trials are set to begin at the club’s training ground at The Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester.
Scott Bartlett, Head of Youth at FGR, will be heading up trials for players in the U7s–U16s age groups, and is calling on players in the local area to come and show what they can do
FOREST Green Academy starlets Aden Baldwin and Niall Morgan jet-off to Italy this week to represent English College's Under 19s in the European Colleges tournament.
After earning two caps against Wales and Scotland recently, defender Baldwin,16, and striker Morgan,18, have made the 18-man England cut.
Forest Green Rovers have today confirmed the departures of several out of contract playing staff, as manager Ady Pennock looks to reshape the squad prior to the start of the 2014/2015 season.
Jared Hodgkiss, Ed Asafu-Adjaye, Stephen Brogan, Reece Styche, Paul Green, Saul Williams and Adam McHugh have all been released after reaching the end of their contracts.
Rovers midfielder Marcus Kelly was the big winner at Rovers’ end of season awards on Saturday, picking up both the Supporters’ and Players’ Player of the Season awards, as well as goal of the season for his strike against Hyde on the opening day of the campaign.
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