FOOTBALL Sports News

Forest Green Rovers: How have FGR’s players and fans been keeping busy over the period of postponement?

It’s a weird time to be a football fan at the moment. Everything is a bit confusing and we’re all a bit lost. One thing is for sure though. When football eventually returns, nobody will ever take a Super Sunday featuring Bournemouth and Burnley for granted, ever again.

During this break, footballers and fans alike have been trying to keep themselves entertained whilst social distancing, and below we’ve broken down the best from both Forest Green’s fans and players.

Social Media

Both FGR’s players and fans have joined in with the popular social media which is the #StayAtHome challenge. Players and fans have been nominated to perform 10 keepy-ups….with a toilet roll. Here’s Taylor Allen’s attempt, where he even gets his mum involved!

It didn’t go so well for Ebou Adams, however…

And it wasn’t just the players. Here’s FGR fan Cam Hoffman posting his attempt!

Some chose not to get the toilet roll out and stuck to football. Here’s Odin Bailey working on his recovery by trying the #TopBinsChallenge, not a bad strike…


With no actual football being played, Leyton Orient took it upon themselves to create the #UltimateQuaranTeam FIFA tournament, where 128 clubs from around the world enter a nominee to represent their club.

Some clubs opted with professional e-sports players, some clubs opted for a fan or a member of staff at the club. Forest Green, much like a few other clubs, chose a player…

The draw was made last Wednesday, and Stokes will be up against fellow League Two side Northampton Town. Stay tuned for how it panned out….


Following the decision to postpone training at Stanley Park, many of the players have returned home whilst others have stuck around the Gloucestershire area.

Centre-back Farrend Rawson will undoubtedly still be keeping busy, following the birth of his daughter on March 9.

It was Josh March’s birthday…

And finally, the club are reminding everyone to stay safe…

Have we missed anything? Let us know on @Parklife_Sport on Twitter…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *