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Morecambe come to town! 10-03-2020

Morecambe come to visit us on a pretty poor run of form. They sit 22nd in the table, in the division’s bottom 3 and slightly adrift, along with Macclesfield and Stevenage. Their away form is patchy – they have lost 13 away games this season. However, wins at Colchester, Walsall & Macclesfield show the Shrimpers Read More...

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Who are the Cobblers? 10-03-2020

Northampton Town come to the New Lawn sitting 7th in the table, just in the play-off places. Last time out they suffered a 2-1 reverse at home to Mansfield after playing most of the game with 10 men. They are 9 points ahead of Rovers having played a game more. Their top marksmen are Andy Read More...

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Ben Fogle gets Cool treatment. 28-02-2020

Saffron Cool is the FGR Ambassador for Hatherop Castle school in Cirencester. Saffron is lining up a series of hour-long interviews at her school with people who she thinks are ‘game-changers’ – people who can make a difference. In her first interview she chatted with Ben Fogle about his adventures and his views on conservation Read More...

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Cam on BBC Newsround!! 28-02-2020

Is sport doing enough for the environment? FGR Ambassador and superfan, Cam, takes a look around The New Lawn and chats to Dale Vince and Joseph Mills to try and find the answer. BBC’s Newsround filmed his report – https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51634984 Read More...

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Quiz Night at the Rovers! Friday 6th March. 16-02-2020

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Who are Leyton Orient? 13-02-2020

Leyton is an Anglo-Saxon name meaning ‘settlement on the River Lea’. The Orient part comes from the Orient Shipping Company (later bought by P&O), employer of some of the players in the club’s amateur days. Orient’s crest is made up of two wyverns facing each other over a football. The wyvern is the symbol of the Thames, in mythology the defender of the Read More...

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Hello to some of our new members! 13-02-2020

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Germany waves the flags for FGR 10-02-2020

Rene and Markus were our big flag wavers at the home game against Walsall. They are members of the FGR Supporters Club Allgau (a region of southern Germany) and had flown from Innsbruck to Bristol to attend the game. Our thanks to both guys for their ‘waving’ and for making the effort to come to Read More...

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Following FGR in Germany! 07-02-2020

Martin was playing FIFA one day and got involved in a match with Forest Green in the FA Cup. He did a little research, then contacted his vegan friend, Rene. They decided to organise a trip to Nailsworth in 2018 (a 2-1 loss against Colchester!) and, shortly after that, the Allgau FGR Supporters Club was Read More...

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Port Vale FC 05-02-2020

What do we know about Port Vale? Nicknamed ‘The Valiants’, Port Vale are one of only 3 EFL clubs that aren’t named after a geographical location. Their name is a reference to the valley of ports on the Trent & Mersey canal. The ‘Great Pottery Throw Down’ and ‘Peaky Blinders’ have both been filmed at Read More...