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1889 (129 years old)


Mark Cooper

The New Lawn
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Jersey Clearart



English League 2

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Upcoming Events
24 Nov 2018 Carlisle   -  Forest Green Rovers Brunton Park @ 3:00pm
27 Nov 2018 Forest Green   -  Colchester The New Lawn @ 7:45pm
08 Dec 2018 Yeovil   -  Forest Green Rovers Huish Park @ 3:00pm
15 Dec 2018 Forest Green   -  Mansfield The New Lawn @ 3:00pm
22 Dec 2018 Forest Green   -  Crewe The New Lawn @ 3:00pm

Latest Results
20 Nov 2018 Forest Green Rovers   -  Oxford Utd The New Lawn
17 Nov 2018 Forest Green Rovers  0 - 1  Morecambe The New Lawn
10 Nov 2018 Oxford Utd  1 - 0  Forest Green Rovers Kassam Stadium
03 Nov 2018 Lincoln  2 - 1  Forest Green Rovers Sincil Bank
27 Oct 2018 Exeter  1 - 2  Forest Green Rovers St James Park


Forest Green Rovers Football Club is a professional football club based in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, England. Affiliated to the Gloucestershire County FA, they are currently members of League Two, the fourth tier of English football, and play at the New Lawn.
The club was established in 1889 by Reverend E.J.H. Peach, representing the Forest Green area of Nailsworth. The name Rovers was adopted in 1893, and the following year the club were founder members of the Mid-Gloucestershire League. Their first home league match on 6 October was a 1–1 draw with Brimscombe, and the club went on to finish the 1894–95 season in third place. Nailsworth had become an urban district in 1894 and there was an effort to ensure the town was represented by a football team. As a result the club was renamed Nailsworth Association Football Club and many members of the original team were replaced by players from Nailsworth, although they continued to play at the original Lawn Ground in Forest Green. However, the club withdrew from the league during the 1896–97 season.
The club was re-established in 1898 under the Forest Green Rovers name, and absorbed Nailsworth Thursday shortly afterwards.

Team Members

Shamir Stephen Mu

Samuel Ian Russel

Tom Anderson

Cameron Belford

Dale Owen Bennett

Alex Bray

Reece Brown

Lee Harvey Collin

Charlie Terrence

Paul Digby

Christian Rhys Do

Dayle Grubb

Gavin Gunning

Hayden Hollis

Lloyd James

Luke James

Scott Benjamin La

Jordan Morris

Farrend Rawson

Reuben Reid

Mark Alan Roberts

Liam Shephard
Jordan Simpson

Drissa Traore

Carl Winchester

Daniel Wishart

Stadium or Home

The club initially played at a ground 'at the top of the hill' in Forest Green known as the Lawn Ground. They moved to a ground in Nailsworth in 1924, but returned to the Lawn in 1927 after it was upgraded with a boundary wall and entrance gates. At the start of the 2006–07 season the club moved to the New Lawn.



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