Youth Team News
Forest Green Rovers under 18 side progressed into the third qualifying round of the FA Youth Cup with another mature display - beating Chard Town 3-1 in Somerset.
A proud Rovers coach Scott Bartlett said the match started in typical cup fashion, fast and furious, yet goal-less at half-time.
A confident, polished performance earned Forest Green under 18’s a place in the second qualifying round of the FA Youth Cup after victory over Welsh rivals Newport County, writes Richard Joyce.
A fantastic Jack Phillpott free kick, a Johnny Brodie follow up and a courageous header from Zak Messenger ensured that Scott Bartlett and Gary Probert’s young side would earn themselves a third match in the competition against either Yate Town or Chard.
Forest Green’s under 18’s squad return to The New Lawn on Tuesday evening in the first qualifying round of the FA Youth Cup against Newport County (7pm).
Scott Bartlett’s youngsters overcame Gloucestershire rivals Bishops Cleeve in the last round with a 3-1 win under lights at The New Lawn and Rovers next generation of talent will certainly be hoping they can continue their run.
The next generation of Forest Green talent will be on show this evening as the club’s under 18’s side begin their FA Youth Cup campaign at The New Lawn (7:45pm).
Scott Bartlett’s young side take on Bishops Cleeve under 18’s in the preliminary round of the FA Youth Cup as they look to launch a successful campaign in one of the world’s most famed youth football competitions.
Forest Green Rovers under 16’s Girls side are celebrating after becoming national champions at the National Futsal Championships held in Birmingham at the weekend.
FOREST Green Rovers under 18’s joint youth team manager Gary Probert is the special guest on Stroud FM’s local football show ‘The Locker Room’ on Thursday at 7pm.
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