Forest Green Rovers


The chairman of Forest Green Rovers suggests the window to play on in Leagues One and Two will soon be closed, admitting: “In our hearts we believe the season is over,” writes Tom Howe. An indicative vote by League Two clubs points towards using an unweighted points-per-game (PPG) system to conclude their season, although one …

Although confusion and conjecture continue to reign, the English Football League (EFL) have moved to clarify a number of key points regarding the coronavirus affected 2019-20 season, writes Tom Howe. On Wednesday, the Board met to discuss matters, including the indicative vote taken by League Two clubs and the League One impasse which both came …

Professional clubs in the West Country are gearing up for a return to football in the coming weeks, with an aim to complete the 2019-20 season, writes Andrew Clayton. The outbreak of covid-19 means that a ball has not been kicked in over a month, and despite the government’s decision to extend the national lockdown …

“You have got oat milk in your coffee rather than cow’s milk. That caused more controversy than anything else.” Forest Green Rovers are not the most traditional of football clubs, preferring to establish their own conventions in their quest to do things ‘another way’, writes Tom Howe. In the 10 years since green industrialist Dale …

West Country football is well and truly on the charge. A quick glance at the top of the League Two table showed five of the top nine places filled by teams from the South West of the country going into this weekend’s round of fixtures, writes Tom Howe. Swindon Town sat at the forefront, two …

BRISTOL City’s Shawn McCoulsky has joined Forest Green Rovers for an undisclosed fee. The 21-year-old Londoner has been on loan at Southend United this term. Since joining City in 2015, he has also had loan spells at Newport County, Bath City, Torquay United and Weston-super-Mare, but he will now join Forest Green on a permanent …

PLYMOUTH Argyle will entertain either Oxford United or Forest Green Rovers in the Emirates FA Cup second round after the draw was made on Monday night. Meanwhile, if Bristol Rovers can overcome Barnet in a reply they will host Stockport County. There are two all-League One ties as 2008 Cup winners Portsmouth travel to Rochdale …

ALWAYS one to look on the bright side of life, Isaiah Osbourne believes that Forest Green Rovers manager Mark Cooper is building “something special” for the future. Although the former Aston Villa midfielder signed up for a prolonged fight against relegation when he moved to the New Lawn as a free agent in the autumn, …