2012–13 Forest Green Rovers F.C. season

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Forest Green Rovers
2012–13 season
Chairman Dale Vince
Manager Dave Hockaday
Ground The New Lawn
Conference 10th
FA Cup Round 1
FA Trophy Round 2
Top goalscorer League:
James Norwood (15)
All:
James Norwood (17)
Highest home attendance 2,332 vs. Newport County
Lowest home attendance 575 vs. Dartford
Average home league attendance 1,169
Home colours
Away colours

The 2011–12 season was Forest Green Rovers's 15th consecutive season in The Football Conference, the top division of England's Non-League football structure. The Nailsworth based club also competed in the FA Cup and the FA Trophy. They ended the Conference season with a 10th place league finish - the second year in a row the club had secured such a position.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Mansfield Town 46 30 5 11 92 52 +40 95 Promotion to the 2013–14 League Two
2 Kidderminster Harriers 46 28 9 9 82 40 +42 93
3 Newport County 46 22 14 10 85 60 +25 80 Promotion to the 2013-14 League Two
4 Grimsby Town 46 23 14 9 70 38 +32 83
5 Wrexham 46 22 14 10 74 45 +29 80
6 Hereford United 46 19 13 14 73 63 +10 70
7 Luton Town 46 18 13 15 70 62 +8 67
8 Dartford 46 19 9 18 67 63 +4 66
9 Braintree Town 46 19 9 18 63 72 −9 66
10 Forest Green Rovers 46 18 11 17 63 49 +14 65
11 Macclesfield Town 46 17 12 17 65 70 −5 63
12 Woking 46 18 8 20 73 81 −8 62
13 Alfreton Town 46 16 12 18 69 74 −5 60
14 Cambridge United 46 15 14 17 68 69 −1 59
15 Nuneaton Town 46 14 15 17 55 63 −8 57
16 Lincoln City 46 15 11 20 66 73 −7 56
17 Gateshead 46 13 16 17 58 61 −3 55
18 Hyde 46 16 7 23 63 75 −12 55
19 Tamworth 46 15 10 21 55 69 −14 55
20 Southport 46 14 12 20 72 86 −14 54
21 Stockport County 46 13 11 22 57 76 −19 50 Relegation to the 2013–14 Conference North/South
22 Barrow 46 11 13 22 45 83 −38 46
23 Ebbsfleet United 46 8 15 23 55 89 −34 39
24 AFC Telford United 46 6 17 23 52 79 −27 35

Updated to games played on 20 April 2013.
Source: Football Conference
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Squad[edit]

No. Name Nationality Age League appearances League goals Previous Club Notes
Goalkeepers
1 Matt Bulman England 28 0 0 Cirencester Town
23 Sam Russell England 31 46 0 Darlington
Defenders
2 Jared Hodgkiss England 27 29 0 West Bromwich Albion
3 Chris Stokes England 23 36 4 Bolton Wanderers
5 Jamie Turley England 24 37 3 Salisbury City
6 Chris Todd Wales 32 0 0 Newport County Left club in January 2013 for Eastleigh
6 Dale Bennett England 24 7 0 Watford
15 Eddie Oshodi England 22 41 1 Watford
16 Ed Asafu-Adjaye England 25 24 0 Luton Town
21 Aarran Racine England 22 24 1 Southampton
26 Ashley Brown England 19 0 0 Youth
Midfielders
4 Al Bangura 26 33 0 Gabala
8 Yan Klukowski England 27 40 11 Larkhall Athletic
11 Kieron Forbes England 23 32 0 Watford
12 Jamie Collins England 29 21 1 Aldershot Town
17 Lee Fowler Wales 31 5 0 Doncaster Rovers One-month loan from Doncaster Rovers
19 James Rowe England 14 0 Reading
22 Paul Green England 27 20 0 Tamworth
24 George Washbourne England 0 0 Youth
28 Stephen Brogan England 26 13 2 Guiseley
Forwards
7 Omar Koroma 24 15 0 Portsmouth
9 Reece Styche England 25 24 6 Chasetown
10 Magno Vieira Brazil 29 34 3 Fleetwood Town
14 Matty Taylor England 24 42 9 North Leigh
17 Phil Marsh England 27 4 0 Stalybridge Celtic Left club for Guiseley in January 2013
18 Ben Wright England 25 18 3 Braintree Town
20 James Norwood England 23 41 15 Exeter City
25 Saul Williams England 20 3 0 Youth
27 Nathaniel Jarvis Wales 22 2 0 Cardiff City One-month loan in November 2012 from Cardiff City
27 Yemi Odubade 30 14 1 Gateshead Loan spell from Gateshead
29 Wes Burns Wales 19 6 1 Bristol City One-month loan from Bristol City
30 Reece Connolly England 22 7 1 Farnborough Loan spell from Farnborough

Matches[edit]

Pre season friendlies[edit]

League results[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

FA Trophy[edit]

References[edit]