Youth Team News
Saturday’s final home league match of the season offers everybody the chance to celebrate the brilliant work of the youth system at Forest Green Rovers with the club’s annual Youth Development Day event.
A late Tom Leonard goal helped the FGR Academy to an ECFA college’s victory over Bath on Wednesday at Odd Down.
The Forest Green Rovers Academy were denied a place in the last four of the ECFA National Men’s Premier Cup on Wednesday, being knocked out in an extra time defeat to Kidderminster Harriers.
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.