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Cheltenham Town preview 17-01-2021

The Robins come to The New Lawn after victory against Rovers in the reverse fixture at the end of October 2020. Goals from Boyle and Williams in the 11th and 57th minutes were reduced by a 73rd minute penalty from substitute Aaron Collins, but Cheltenham held on for a 2-1 win. Michael Duff’s side were Read More...

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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...

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Running an eye over Oldham Athletic 29-12-2020

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...

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Looking at Crawley Town FC 29-12-2020

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...

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Fans back at the New Lawn 15-12-2020

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...

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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 Room 10-12-2020

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...

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December (still in lockdown!) supporters club e-mail 07-12-2020

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...

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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...