Youth Team News
With an eye on already preparing for next season, Academy boss Scott Bartlett has been taking a closer look at some of the potential future FGR Academy stars in recent weeks.
Scott Bartlett’s Forest Green Rovers Academy squad are sitting pretty at the top of the South West Counties Youth League table.
It was a 100% record for the under 14s side in January with three excellent winning results being recorded.
Three members of the Forest Green Rovers Academy squad were a part of the Gloucestershire under 18s side that dropped out of the FA County Youth Cup on Saturday.
Youngsters from Forest Green Rovers Academy and under 16s squad have been selected to represent the Gloucestershire county representative side.
There was another busy week of action last weekend in the Forest Green Rovers youth set up as the club's young players represented the club with some excellent performances and results being achieved.
The Academy squad saw their FA Youth Cup ambitions abruptly halted on Tuesday night as they slipped out of the competition against Cirencester Town at the Corinium Stadium.
The Forest Green Rovers Academy squad are in FA Youth Cup action on Tuesday night as Scott Bartlett's youngsters travel to take on Cirencester Town at the Corinium Stadium (7.30pm).
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Despite seeing his side slip out of the FA Youth Cup on Monday night, youth team boss Scott Bartlett felt there were still plenty of positive for his youngsters, as their cup run was ended by a 2-1 defeat to Football League academy side Torquay United at The New Lawn.
The visitors possessed a two goal advantage at the break, and despite Dan Martin’s early second half goal, the Devonshire youngsters held on to book themselves a place in the second round.