Forest Green Rovers F.C.

The Forest Green Rovers ( officially: Forest Green Rovers Football Club ) are an English professional football club with a typical English stadium. The club is located in the town of Nailsworth in the west of England.


Were founded in the Nailsworth & Forest Green FC in 1890 and initially played in the Stroud & District League, before Northern Senior League in 1922 were a founding member of Gloucestershire. Here succeeded in 1938, 1950 and 1951 the championship. In 1968 the club founding member of the Gloucestershire County League. In 1974, the club was promoted to the Hellenic Football League. 1982 succeeded where the league title, which was connected with the rise in the Southern League Midland Division. In the same year the win was in the FA Vase. Between 1989 and 1992, the Association changed its name briefly in Stroud FC In 1996, the club in the Southern Division, whose master he was a year later. After promotion to the Premier Division of the direct walkover followed in the Conference National. 1999 and 2001 the team reached the final of the FA Trophy, respectively, but both times had to concede defeat. With the final match in 1999 was reached in the history of English football, as he had ever reached the first team in both competitions the final game.


  • FA Vase winner: 1982

Known player

  • England Leon Cort
  • England Tony Daley
  • Wales Christian Edwards
  • England Jerry Gill
  • England Des Lyttle
  • Ireland Alan McLoughlin
  • England Gary Owers
  • England Stuart Slater
  • England Nigel Spink