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What’s happening with Port Vale?15-01-2021

Rovers travelled to Port Vale on the 15th December and drew 1-1 (a Chris Stokes own goal in the 34th minute was cancelled out by an Aaron Collins strike in the 42nd minute). Recently, their manager, John Askey, has been faced a lot of criticism from Vale fans. In their last 13 games Vale have Read More…


Running an eye over Oldham Athletic29-12-2020

Oldham’s start to this season has been odd. They have performed remarkably away from home, with more points and more victories on the road than any other club in the division (6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses). It has been 8 defeats in their 11 home games that have kept Oldham in the lower Read More…


Looking at Crawley Town FC29-12-2020

Crawley Town come to Nailsworth sitting mid-table in League 2 with only 2 wins in their last 8 league outings. However, they have recent form – 6 matches unbeaten. They had a good home draw against Newport last time out and, before that, an away win at Leyton Orient with Max Watters scoring the winning Read More…


Fans back at the New Lawn15-12-2020

Rovers welcomed both Cambridge United and their own fans back to TiNL on 12th December. Fans had been allowed into the match against Bradford City earlier in the season as an EFL test event and the 800 supporters who came along enjoyed an Aaron Collins strike and a Jamille Matt penalty as Rovers won 2-0. Read More…


The low-down on Carlisle Utd.16-12-2020

Carlisle had a disappointing 18th place finish in League 2 in the Covid affected 2019/20 season. This led to a new manager (Chris Beech), a raft of new player signings and a new playing system. Early signs weren’t good, as Carlisle lost their first 3 games. Since then, the club have found their feet and Read More…

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View from the Board Room10-12-2020

Forest Green’s Vice Chairman, Phil Butterworth, has been one of the fortunate few who has been able to watch live football in recent times. Here, Phil reflects on his trip to Harrogate. I have been able to attend fixtures this season, a privilege granted in respect of my position as Vice Chairman of FGR. Yes, Read More…


December (still in lockdown!) supporters club e-mail07-12-2020

Every month, our scribe, Neil Munro, writes to Supporters Club members with all the news that’s worth reading. From time to time we publish an edited version of Neil’s e-mail. Neil is surprisingly open about the fact that his 2nd favourite team is Crystal Palace (in case you were wondering why Palace get so many Read More…


The Green Devil – December lockdown edition!04-12-2020

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Cambridge Utd a review of the ‘U’s’11-12-2020

We welcome Cambridge United to The innocent New Lawn for this clash of 3rd place against 7th in League 2. The U’s sit 4 points behind Rovers with a game in hand. Cambridge were one of the divisions early pace-setters but they’ve stumbled a little recently with just one win in their last six games. Read More…


Newport County AFC27-11-2020

Newport sit top of the table ahead of their visit to the Innocent New Lawn. They are 4 points ahead of Rovers with a game in hand. Newport’s strike force of Tristan Abrahams, Scott Twine and veteran Padraig Amond have been their main threats so far this season amassing 16 goals between them in all Read More…


Because it’s Saturday11-11-2020

FGR supporters will almost certainly enjoy this book in their Christmas stockings!! The publishers say “Because it’s Saturday is a compelling portrait of life in the professional grass roots of football, far from the glitz and glamour of Premier League superstars. Why does anyone travel from Grimsby to Accrington on a wet Tuesday night in November Read More…


Will The Stags have a managerial bounce?11-11-2020

Mansfield are 22nd in League 2 without a win so far this season, having drawn 7 and lost 4 of their games. But the appointment of a new manager in the last week may well improve their fortunes. With 14 England caps, and over 600 appearances at the top level (with 131 goals), Nigel Clough Read More…


Grimsby Town and fish!20-10-2020

Grimsby’s fans are often jokingly referred to as ‘codheads’. The club are nicknamed The Mariners. Grimsby’s fanzine is called ‘Cod Almighty’. At its peak, in the 1950’s, Grimsby laid claim to being the largest fishing port in the world. In spite of a decline since those heady days, the town is still one of the Read More…


Stevenage FC09-10-2020

Stevenage Athletic were formed in 1968. They were reincarnated (after bankruptcy) as Stevenage Borough in 1976. When they came into the Football League for the first time in 2010, the ‘Borough’ was dropped and they are now Stevenage F.C. Stevenage became the first ‘New Town’ in the UK in 1946. It’s in Hertfordshire, about 30 Read More…


Walsall FC02-10-2020

Things you may want to know about Walsall; Walsall are known as ‘The Saddlers’ which reflects this Black Country town’s reputation as a traditional centre for saddle manufacture. Walsall were formed in 1888 as Walsall Town Swifts – a swift still features in their club crest and the club’s mascot is called ‘Swifty’ (see below). Read More…


Who are Bradford City?18-09-2020

Bradford are the only professional English team to wear claret and amber, colours they have worn since they were formed in 1903 (they are the same colours as Motherwell in Scotland). Sales of Bradford scarfs have been brisk since they are the same as Harry Potter’s house colours at Hogwarts. However, they are likely to Read More…


What do we know about Hector?08-09-2020

With the exciting announcement that Hector Bellerin is becoming FGR’s 2nd largest shareholder, we wanted to know a little more about Hector. Age – 25 Born – Barcelona. Hector began his club career with Barcelona’s youth team. Club – Arsenal (joined in 2011 – contracted to the Gunners until 2022) Nationality – Catalan Spanish Playing Read More…


The Green Devil August ’2013-08-2020

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