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Forest Green Rovers FC

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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1889 as Forest Green

Current Division: EFL League Two
Home Stadium: The innocent New Lawn (The New Lawn)
Address: Another Way, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire GL6 0FG

Nicknames: Rovers, The Green, The Little Club On The Hill, Green Army
Main Sponsors 2020/21: Ecotricity
Club Mascot: The Green Devil

Derby Matches

Cheltenham Town, Gloucester City, Bristol City, Bristol Rovers, Exeter City, Plymouth Argyle, Swindon Town, Torquay United, Yeovil Town

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History and Honours

Previous Names

Forest Green (1889-1893)
Forest Green Rovers (1893-1894)
Nailsworth AFC (1894-1898)
Forest Green Rovers (1898-1911)
Nailsworth & Forest Green United (1911-1968)
Forest Green Rovers (1968-1989)
Stroud (1989-1992)

Stadium History

The innocent New Lawn (The New Lawn) (2006-Present) / View Stadium
The Lawn (1890-2006)

Club Honours

National League Play-Off Winners: 2016/17
FA Vase Winners: 1981/82
Southern League Premier Division Champions: 1997/98
Southern League Southern Division Champions: 1996/97
Hellenic League Champions: 1981/82
Gloucestershire Northern Senior League Champions: 1937/38, 1949/50, 1950/51
Gloucestershire Northern Senior League Division 2 Champions: 1955/56
North Gloucestershire League Champions: 1920/21, 1921/22
Stroud Premier League Champions: 1934/35, 1935/36, 1936/37
Stroud & District League Champions: 1911/12, 1920/21
Dursley & District League Champions : 1902/03
Gloucestershire Northern Junior Cup Winners: 1920/21

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1st Team Squad

Ebou Adams (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Jack Aitchison (Forward, On loan from Celtic, Scotland) /  Soccerbase  
Odin Bailey (Midfielder, On loan from Birmingham City) /  Soccerbase  
Dominic Bernard (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Jevani Brown (Midfielder, On loan from Colchester United) /  Soccerbase  
Aaron Collins (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Vaughn Covil (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Kevin Dawson (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Elliott Frear (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Udoka Godwin-Malife (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Dayle Grubb (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Robert Hall (Forward, On loan from Oxford United) /  Soccerbase  
Liam Kitching (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Conrad Logan (Goalkeeper, On loan from Mansfield Town) /  Soccerbase  
Josh March (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Shawn McCoulsky (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Nathan McGinley (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Matt Mills (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Joseph Mills (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Junior Mondal (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
James Morton (Midfielder, On loan from Bristol City) /  Soccerbase  
Farrend Rawson (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Liam Shephard (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Mathew Stevens (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Chris Stokes (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Lewis Thomas (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
George Williams (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Carl Winchester (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


Chairman: Dale Vince
Vice-Chairman: Phil Butterworth
President: John Duff
Vice-President: Allen Grant
Directors: Trevor Saunders, Chris Wintle, Karyn Coombes, Asif Rehmanwala
Chief Executive Officer: Helen Taylor

Management & Coaching Staff

Interim Head Coach: Jimmy Ball / Appointed 11th April 2021 (2 months, 4 days ago)

Former Managers

Mark Cooper (May 2016-Apr 2021) /  Soccerbase  
Adrian Pennock (Nov 2013-Apr 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Dave Hockaday (Sep 2009-Oct 2013) /  Soccerbase  
Jim Harvey (Sep 2006-Aug 2009) /  Soccerbase  
Gary Owers
Alan Lewer
Tim Harris
Colin Addison
Nigel Spink
Frank Gregan
Pat Casey
Bobby Jones
Jeff Evans
John Evans
Steve Millard
Roy Hillman
Bob Mursell
Tony Morris
Peter Goring
Alan Morris
Jimmy Sewell
Don Cowley
Eddie Cowley
Bill Thomas

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Club Media

Official Websites

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Official Social Media

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Local Radio Stations

/ BBC Radio Gloucestershire: (95.0, 95.8 & 104.7 FM / 1413 MW / 10C (213.360MHz) DAB)

Club Trivia

Famous Supporters

Jack Russell: (Artist and former Gloucestershire and England cricketer)  / Website:  / Twitter: @jackrussellart

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