First Team News
The next stage of Forest Green’s busiest week of the season comes on Tuesday evening as Salisbury City are the visitors to The New Lawn (7:45pm).
Saturday’s excellent performance and win over Cambridge United was just the beginning of a hectic seven days which will see Rovers in action four times in a week.
Cambridge United are the visitors on Saturday as we celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight at The New Lawn in what will be manager Ady Pennock’s toughest test since taking charge (3pm).
The U’s are flying high near the top of the Conference Premiership ahead of a mammoth week of football for Rovers which sees them in action four times in the space of seven days.
Forest Green Rovers will be celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight at the New Lawn on Saturday, with free Cafédirect Fairtade hot drinks, a range of Fairtrade snacks, as well as displays, stalls and information on the importance of giving farmers in the developing world a fair deal.
Fairtrade Fortnight, which concludes at the end of this week, this year marks the launch of a unique campaign that aims to transform the banana industry to ensure those at the sharp end of the supply chain, the millions of struggling banana farmers and workers, get a fair deal.
With a busy period of fixtures approaching, Forest Green Rovers are offering fans a chance to purchase discounted tickets for the game against Braintree Town on Thursday 13th March.
Fans who have purchased, or will be purchasing, a full priced ticket (adult, senior, young adult or junior) for the Salisbury game on Tuesday 11th March, can buy an equivalent half price ticket to the Braintree match two days later.
Forest Green Rovers have signed experienced striker Luke Rodgers until the end of the season.
Rodgers, 32, began his career at Shrewsbury Town in 1999 and went on to score 67 goals over six seasons with the Shropshire side during which time they were relegated from League football to the Conference before bouncing straight back through the Play-Offs.
Forest Green Rovers leading marksman James Norwood has signed a contract extension to stay at The New Lawn until the end of the 2014-15 season.
.Meanwhile, Rovers midfielder Kieron Forbes has moved on loan to Whitehawk FC in the Skrill South until the end of the season.
Forest Green Rovers leading marksman James Norwood has signed and extension to stay at The New Lawn until the end of the 2014-15 season.Meanwhile, Rovers midfielder Kieron Forbes has moved on loan to Whitehawk FC in the Skrill South until the end of the season.
Forest Green Rovers' home match against Braintree Town will now be played on Thursday 13th March (7:45pm).
The game was originally scheduled to be played on 14th December but was rescheduled for 11th February after clashing with Rovers FA Trophy match against Chorley.
The annual mammoth excursion to the north east sees Forest Green travel to Gateshead on Saturday as Ady Pennock’s side face yet another tough test (3pm).
Tuesday evening’s defeat to high flying Barnet at The New Lawn ended what had been a successful run of the results for Rovers since the start of the year.
Jason Walker has joined Southport on a month long loan in a bid to gain match fitness.
Walker, 29, signed for Forest Green Rovers until the end of the 2013-14 season after the former York City striker returned to the UK from a six month spell in Swedish football.
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|Last updated: Tue 11 Mar 2014 22:13 pm|