('The Rovers')

Year formed1889
Turned professional
Limited company
Previous names

Forest Green: 1889 - 1893

Forest Green Rovers: 1893 - 1894

Nailsworth AFC: 1894 - 1898

Forest Green Rovers: 1898 - 1911

Nailsworth & Forest Green United: 1911

Forest Green Rovers: 1968 - 1989

Stroud: 1989 - 1992

Forest Green Rovers: 1992 to date.


The New Lawn, Another Way, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire GL6 0FG

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 70 yards
Ground capacity4,803
Record attendance at present ground4,836 v Derby County, FA Cup 3rd round, 3 January 2009 (lost 3-4)
League career

Gloucestershire County League: 1968 - 1975

Hellenic League Premier Division: 1975 - 1982

Southern League Midland Division: 1982 - 1995

Southern League Southern Division: 1995 - 1997

Southern League Premier Division: 1997 - 1998

Conference National / National League: 1998 - 2017

League Two: 2017 - .

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Domestic - League

National League runners-up: 2015-16

Southern League Premier Division champions: 1997-98

Southern League Southern Division champions: 1996-97

Hellenic League champions: 1981-82

Domestic - Cup

FA Trophy runners-up: 1998-99, 2000-01

FA Vase winners: 1981-82

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Furthest in FA Cup3rd round, 2008-09, 2009-10
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