The Forest Green Rovers Supporters Club are hosting a fans forum with manager Mark Cooper on Saturday before FGR’s next pre-season run out against Birmingham City.
Former League Two and Football Conference golden boot winner Matt Tubbs has today signed a one-year-deal with Forest Green Rovers after leaving Portsmouth by mutual consent.
The experienced former Bournemouth, Crawley Town and Salisbury City striker is earmarked by manager Mark Cooper to play 45 minutes in tonight's preseason game against Cardiff City at The New Lawn.
The New Lawn plays host to its first football action of the season on Wednesday evening when Cardiff City are the visitors for Forest Green’s second pre-season run out (7.45pm).
Mark Cooper swooped to bring in attacking man Rhys Murphy last week and the former Arsenal product is keen to get going in a Forest Green Rovers shirt.
Supporters have just two days to sign up to the FGR Club Membership scheme to take advantage of free entry for the visit of Welsh giants Cardiff City for Forest Green’s first home pre-season friendly of the summer on Wednesday night.
Forest Green Rovers has today launched its new home and away kits for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons– and the twist this season is that both home and away strips will feature the skull and crossbones insignia of globally renowned marine conservation organisation, Sea Shepherd.
Forest Green’s pre-season schedule gets underway against Southern League South & West Division outfit Evesham United this evening (7.45pm).
Forest Green Rovers manager Mark Cooper has pulled off a coup in signing striker Rhys Murphy from League One club Oldham Athletic for a nominal fee.
The 25-year-old scored 13 goals in 37 appearances last season despite the upheaval of playing for three clubs, as his 16-month stay at Oldham coincided with the passage of five different managers.
Forest Green Rovers can announce that Jon Parkin has left The New Lawn after agreeing to terminate his contract by mutual consent.
The decision brings to an end a highly successful two year spell at FGR for the 34-year-old forward, who finished both seasons at the top of the club’s goal scoring charts, playing an integral role in helping Rovers towards two play-off finishes.
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