Youth Team News
Five members of the FGR Academy squad helped the Gloucestershire FA under 18s representative side to victory last weekend, while this Sunday several players from the club’s under 16s side will pull on county colours.
The FGR Academy squad secured an emphatic 5-1 win against Kidderminster Harriers on Wednesday at the Gloucestershire Football Association HQ in Almondsbury.
The Forest Green Rovers Academy side came from behind with an extra time victory over Truro & Penwith College to confirm their place in the fifth round of the ECFA Men’s Premier Cup on Wednesday.
Three months after suffering a broken back in an abandoned FA Youth Cup tie against Hungerford Town, FGR Academy second year Jack Holmes made a welcome return to action before the Christmas break.
Head of Youth Scott Bartlett is targeting further progress with a youth system that’s flourishing with talented youngsters at Forest Green in 2016.
A brace from Joe Stokes helped the Forest Green Rovers Academy side to three points in their latest South West Counties Youth League clash against Dorchester Town.
Forest Green Rovers Academy youngster Giancarlo Gabbiadini has been selected for the England Colleges Football Association squad after impressing in trials for the national colleges side.
There are a number of players from the FGR Academy and under 16s squads who have been selected to represent the Gloucestershire FA representative side in their upcoming FA County Youth Cup fixtures.
A second half goal blitz against Football League side Yeovil Town brought to an end a fine run in this season’s FA Youth Cup for the Forest Green Rovers Academy, writes Richard Joyce.
The Forest Green Rovers Academy side will be targeting a cup upset this evening when they make the trip to Football League side Yeovil Town in the FA Youth Cup first round proper (7pm).