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July 2014

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).

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Gloucester City game added on Tuesday
Friday 18 July 2014

Forest Green Rovers have added an extra preseason fixture against Gloucester City next Tuesday 22nd July at Whaddon Road in Cheltenham (KO 7:30pm).

The Tigers had been scheduled to play Hereford United on that date, but the uncertainty surrounding the Bull meant Gloucester needed to find a new opponent at short notice.

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Bristol Rovers home tickets on sale now
Friday 18 July 2014

Tickets are now on sale for home fans for Forest Green Rover's upcoming derby against Bristol Rovers on August 25th - Bank Holiday Monday at The New Lawn (kick-off 1:00pm).

Visiting fans will need to purchase tickets directly from Bristol Rovers when they go on sale from Monday.

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Revamped Rovers' ready for Birmingham
Monday 14 July 2014

Championship side Birmingham City visit The New Lawn on Tuesday night (KO 7:45pm) as Forest Green fans get first sight of Ady Pennock’s revamped Rover’s squad ahead of the 2014-15 season.

After a punishing week of fitness work in Scotland described by one of Rover’s more mature players as the “toughest he’s experienced in his career”, the preseason preparation doesn’t get any easier with the visit of Lee Clark’s men to Gloucestershire.

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Pos Club P GD PT
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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