Youth Team News
Giancarlo Gabbiadini’s late goal was too little too late for the FGR Academy side as they exited the FA Youth Cup at the third qualifying round stage with a 2-1 defeat against Oxford City on Wednesday night.
The FGR Academy side kick-off at 7.30pm this evening as they look to claim a place in the first round proper of the FA Youth Cup.
The FGR Academy side will host Oxford City in the FA Youth Cup third qualifying round on Wednesday evening at The New Lawn.
Forest Green Rovers can confirm the appointment of former Bournemouth and Bristol City midfielder Wade Elliott as the new assistant manager of the Forest Green Academy side.
Scott Bartlett's Forest Green Rovers Academy squad have been drawn to face Weston-super-Mare under 18s in the second qualifying round of this season's FA Youth Cup.
Welsh side Risca United Academy under 16s provided the Forest Green under 16s with a strong pre-season work out on Wednesday evening at Brimscombe & Thrupp's home at the Meadow.
A Forest Green Rovers Development side travelled to Everton’s excellent Finch Farm training complex on Tuesday to take part in a prestigious friendly with the Toffee’s under 18s side.
The Forest Green Rovers Academy squad begin their pre-season preparations in the next few days as they get set to attempt to repeat their stunning 2015-16 campaign.
Forest Green Rovers Football Club are looking for host families to accommodate players from the club¹s Academy set-up for the 2016-17 season.
Victory on penalties in a shootout that went to sudden death saw the Forest Green Rovers Academy again lift the Gary Else Memorial League Cup last Thursday – their second trophy of the season, writes Richard Joyce.