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Former Forest Green manager Ian Burchnall on early career in Scandinavia, managing Rovers at League One level, and getting Wolves call from Gary O’Neil

From Accrington to Antwerp, and Morecambe to Molineux. The journey since leaving Forest Green has had quite the rise for former boss Ian Burchnall. In the space of 12 months, he’s swapped the pressure cooker of first-team manager in Gloucestershire to the coaching staff of one of the Premier League’s most astute sides with Wolves. […]

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Ex-Gloucestershire manager victim of heroic Premier League comeback as Luton Town let lead slip against Bournemouth

Former Forest Green Rovers head coach Rob Edwards saw his Luton Town side defeated last night, despite being three goals ahead at half-time against Bournemouth. Edwards’ men bounded ahead in the first half through Tahith Chong, Chiedozie Ogbene and Ross Barkley, but were pegged back dramatically by the Cherries. Striker Dominic Solanke began the comeback […]

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“I love playing for this football club – I’ve got so many great memories”- Forest Green Rovers forward Christian Doidge after brace against Bradford City in 2-0 win

Bradford City 0 Forest Green 2 Forest Green striker Christian Doidge scored twice as his side secured a crucial 2-0 away win at in-form Bradford City. Doidge, who re-joined the club in January, headed home inside 60 seconds and hammered home a late spot-kick in a resolute Rovers display. The visitors produced an energetic and […]

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“It’s an unbelievable result and fully deserved as well” – Forest Green Rovers boss Steve Cotterill after win away at Bradford City

Bradford City 0 Forest Green 2 Forest Green Rovers manager Steve Cotterill heaped praise on his side after they produced a heroic display to beat in-form Bradford City 2-0. A Christian Doidge double in the first 60 seconds as well as a penalty kick in stoppage time sealed an impressive away victory. The result lifted […]

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Willie Mullins on the verge of centurion history at the Cheltenham Festival, but what are the other famous 100s around Gloucestershire

With Willie Mullins just three wins away from bringing up the first ever Cheltenham Festival century with 100 wins, let’s look back at some other famous 100 marks from around Gloucestershire. Staying in horse racing, it’s the 100th year of the Gold Cup this year, with the centenary coming up on Friday, who has been […]

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“We’ll probably have to go long ball” – Forest Green midfielder Kyle McAllister previews their trip to Bradford City

Forest Green midfielder Kyle McAllister has admitted that Forest Green are likely to go ‘long ball’ against Bradford City tonight over concerns with the Bantam’s pitch. The playing surface has come under significant scrutiny in recent weeks as the frequency of downpours matched with a delay in contractor work last summer. Forest Green travel to […]

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Former Forest Green Rovers head of recruitment to be appointed head coach of one-time Champions League club

Ex-Forest Green head of recruitment Stevie Grieve is set to be appointed head coach of SJK Seinäjoki, one-time Champions League club and Veikkausliiga champions. Grieve has been working at SJK in Finland since April and finished fourth in the second division with the SJK Academy. The move will promote him from B team manager to […]

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Forest Green Rovers boss David Horseman ‘sickened’ by Grimsby Town comeback and points to January recruitment

Forest Green Rovers boss David Horseman blamed ‘individual errors’ as his side threw away a two-goal lead against Grimsby Town to draw 2-2. A brace from Donovan Wilson cancelled out Kyle McAlllister’s first-half double in an entertaining encounter. The Mariners produced a second-half comeback to take a point whilst Rovers remain in the relegation zone. […]

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Former Forest Green Rovers and Wrexham striker, Andy Mangan, proudly states “I can’t wait to watch it back, to be honest” after his Bristol Rovers side’s victory

Since sacking boss Joey Barton, Andy Mangan has taken over on an interim basis, and worked his side to three wins and a draw in four matches. Putting his name in contention for the full-time job when the decision is made. Mangan is still a bit struck when he’s in charge during matches, recently admitting […]

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“I believe we’re a lot better than our league position suggests” – Forest Green Rovers boss David Horseman ahead of Barrow at home

Forest Green Rovers head coach David Horseman says his side “should be full of confidence” as they look to secure back-to-back wins in League Two. Rovers have had a tough start to life in England’s fourth tier having been relegated from League One last campaign with just 27 points. Having secured a potentially season-changing 5-0 […]