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July 2014

Fans in new kit invited to join team photo
Wednesday 30 July 2014

Forest Green Rovers fans can join-in the FGR team photo next Thursday 7th August (1:30pm) if they purchase a new replica shirt – which go on general sale today.

In a first for Rovers supporters, after the squad have taken their traditional team photo, a special “fans photo” with take place in the main East Stand with players and any supporters wearing FGR’s new home kit.


New PUMA strips go on sale tomorrow
Tuesday 29 July 2014

Forest Green Rovers new replica playing strips go on general sale tomorrow.

Launched by new recruit David Pipe last month and already worn by Rovers players throughout preseason, the new PUMA shirts feature a green and black hoop design and a commemorative badge on the back that marks Rovers 125th Anniversary season.


Brimscombe tonight in final away friendly
Tuesday 29 July 2014

With less than two weeks until the start of the Conference Premier season Forest Green travel to Brimscombe & Thrupp this evening as preparations continue ahead of the new campaign (7.45pm). 

A final pre-season test away from The New Lawn will see Rovers take on Hellenic Premier Division Brimscombe, with the opening league game of the season against Southport twelve days away. 


Aldershot fixtures switched to Fridays
Thursday 24 July 2014

Forest Green Rovers two Bank Holiday fixtures against Aldershot Town have been brought forward to Friday kick-offs.

The away fixture, scheduled for Saturday 23 August, will now be played on Friday 22nd August (7.45pm KO).


Mangan leaves Rovers by mutual consent
Thursday 24 July 2014

Striker Andy Mangan has left Forest Green Rovers by mutual consent after a settlement was reached between the club and player.

FGR would like to thank Mangan's new club Shrewsbury Town for their contribution to the deal. 


Squad splits for Slimbridge & Gloucester
Tuesday 22 July 2014

Forest Green will be playing in two places at once this evening as the club’s pre-season activities continue with the squad splitting for away friendlies with local sides Slimbridge and Gloucester City (both 7:30pm). 

A part of the squad will travel up the M5 to Cheltenham to take on Conference North side Gloucester City in a hastily arranged friendly. 


Target man Jon Parkin signs for season
Monday 21 July 2014

Striker Jon Parkin has today signed for Forest Green Rovers on a one year contract.

The 32-year-old spent the past two seasons with Fleetwood Town and scored 10 times as they won promotion into League One last campaign.


Shortwood game off due to rain
Saturday 19 July 2014

Forest Green Rovers preseason game away to Shortwood United today has been called off due to a waterlogged pitch.

The game was due to be the third of eight friendlies organised by Forest Green as they prepare for 2014-15 season beginning on August 9.


Forbes goes on loan to Aldershot Town
Friday 18 July 2014

Midfielder Kieron Forbes has signed for Aldershot Town on a six month loan deal.

The 23-year-old battled with injury last season, making only eight league appearances for Forest Green, before going on loan to Conference South side Whitehawk during the final part of the campaign as he regained fitness - appearing nine times.


Shortwood next for Rovers preseason
Friday 18 July 2014

Forest Green’s pre-season campaign is in full flow and Rovers make the short trip across the valley to take on near neighbours Shortwood United on Saturday at Meadowbank (3pm). 

After a 1-0 home defeat against Championship side Birmingham City on Tuesday, with a 4-0 away win over Bishop’s Cleeve the following evening, Ady Pennock’s unit are now well into their pre-season schedule.





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v Crystal Palace (H)

02/08/2014 3:00 pm

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v Brimscombe & Thrupp (A)


29/07/2014 7:45 pm

Pre-Season Friendly

Match Report
Pos Club P GD PT
11 Eastleigh FC 0 0 0
12 FC Halifax 0 0 0
13 Forest Green Rovers 0 0 0
14 Gateshead 0 0 0
15 Grimsby Town 0 0 0
Last updated: Fri 11 Jul 2014 09:09 am