Gloucester City v Forest Green Rovers
\r\nDate: Tuesday 22nd July\r\nCompetition: Friendly\r\nVenue: Whaddon Road, Cheltenham\r\nKick-off: 7.30pm\r\nPrices: Adults £10, Concessions £5, Under 18’s free.\r\nOpponents: Gloucester City and Forest Green Rovers are certainly no strangers to each other; first meeting all the way back in 1899.\r\n\r\nFormed in 1889, the club were founders of the Gloucestershire County League, in 1981-82 the club were promoted to the Southern League for the first time and were winners of the FA Vase at Wembley.\r\n\r\nThe club were promoted to the Football Conference in 1998 and have remained their ever since, becoming the longest serving members in the division.\r\n
\r\nLast meeting: The last meeting between the two came in 2011 where a Steve Davies goal couldn’t stop a 2-1 defeat for the Tigers at Cheltenham.\r\n\r\nTeam news: Injuries to Jack Harris (knee), Matt Williams (ankle) and Rory Winters (ankle), the latter two picked up in the friendly defeat to Newport County.\r\n\r\nThe club will start trialist Sam Brooks, a 24-year-old defender who has spent much of his career playing in the United States.\r\n\r\nYou’ll be able to catch all of the action from Whaddon Road on Twitter (@GCAFCofficial) and Facebook (GCAFCofficial). See you there!\r\n\r\n Gloucester City’s media coverage is sponsored by Baylis Motors.
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