Updated to games played on 18 May 2014.
Source: Football Conference
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored. † Aldershot Town deducted ten points for entering administration
‡ Alfreton Town deducted three points for fielding an ineligible player (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.
One final pre-season game on 3 August 2013 saw goals from Jared Hodgkiss and Saul Williams help seal a 2-0 win over Weston-super-Mare at the Woodspring Stadium. The match also saw defender George Pilkington make his first appearance for the club after Forest Green had agreed a two-month loan deal for the centre back from Mansfield Town. On 5 August, Matthew Barnes-Homer was confirmed to have penned a two-year-deal with the club after his two pre-season friendly appearances. On Saturday 10 August, Hyde visited The New Lawn for the opening Conference Premier fixture of the season which saw a Marcus Kelly hat-trick, Matty Taylor brace and further goals from Barnes-Homer, James Norwood and Danny Wright hand Forest Green a new Conference club record 8-0 win. A 1-1 draw at Nuneaton Town followed on 13 August in the club's first away trip of the season which was followed by a first loss of the season at Lincoln City a few days later. A return to The New Lawn on 24 August produced a goalless draw as Luton Town were the opponents for a game played out in front of 1858 supporters. Forest Green got back to winning ways on Bank Holiday Monday with a 2-1 away win at newly promoted Chester. On 29 August, Paul Green moved out on loan to fellow Conference Premier side Hereford United for a month. Norwood and Taylor also received call ups to the England C squad for their friendly with Latvia although Taylor would be forced to pull out with a knee injury picked up in training. On 31 August, Forest Green ended the month with a 3-1 home win over Alfreton Town thanks to goals from Wright and a Norwood double. Another player departed the club on loan at the end of the month with youngster Saul Williams joining Conference North outfit Oxford City temporarily.
The month began with back-up goalkeeper, Paul White, joining North Leigh on loan and a 1-1 away draw at Braintree Town as Yan Klukowski saw his early goal cancelled out from the penalty spot by Braintree captain Kenny Davis. On 11 September 2013, James Norwood earned his second cap for the England C team, in a 1-0 away loss in Latvia. Late drama on 14 September saw Forest Green pick up a 2-1 home win over newly promoted FC Halifax Town. Trailing going into stoppage time, goals from Magno Vieira and Anthony Barry handed Forest Green maximum points. A midweek trip to another newly promoted team, Welling United, on 17 September saw Forest Green suffer a heavy 5-2 defeat and defender Dale Bennett received a straight red card for a professional foul although two days later the red card was rescinded by the Football Association. Another away trip, this time to top of the table Cambridge United on 21 September ended with a 2-1 loss while Rovers lost a third consecutive game at home to Tamworth three days later, 2-1. Another home tie on 28 September brought a win over Gateshead thanks to Klukowski's solitary strike which brought a 1-0 victory.
A dreadful month began as Forest Green travelled to Alfreton Town for the two teams second meeting of the season on 5 October 2013 but suffered a 3-2 defeat at the Impact Arena despite the fact the hosts ended the game with ten men after a Nick Fenton sending off. Three days later another away game, this time at Aggborough against Kidderminster Harriers ended with a 4-1 defeat. Both Aarran Racine and Al Bangura were sent off in the game while James Dance was also red carded late on. The club's first home game of the month, on 12 October, saw Macclesfield Town visit The New Lawn and a stoppage time goal earned Macclesfield a 3-2 win after Matthew Barnes-Homer and Yan Klukowski had found the back of the net for Rovers. On 14 October, Forest Green were drawn to face Conference South side Bishop's Stortford in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup in a draw that took place live on Talksport radio. On 19 October, Forest Green travelled to Grimsby Town for their final league fixture of the month and despite the fact Yan Klukowski had put Rovers ahead in the first half, Grimsby ran out 3-1 victors with Eddie Oshodi receiving a red card in the first half. Just two days later it was announced by the club that after over four years in charge, manager Dave Hockaday had left the club by mutual consent on 21 October. His former assistant Gary Seward was placed in caretaker charge for the visit of Bishop's Stortford in the fourth qualifying round of the FA Cup on 26 October, but Rovers lost 1-0 against the Conference South side as they ended the month having lost every fixture. On 29 October, it was confirmed that Seward had left the club when it became clear he would not be in the running for the permanent role as manager. Head of Youth Scott Bartlett then stepped into the role as caretaker boss at the club.
On 1 November 2013, it came to light that Kidderminster Harriers boss Steve Burr had been given permission by Kidderminster to speak to Forest Green about the vacant managerial role at The New Lawn. A day later, on 2 November, Forest Green picked up a much needed 1-0 home win over Dartford thanks to James Norwood's early header in Scott Bartlett's first game as caretaker boss. Back-up goalkeeper Matt Bulman left the club for a month long loan with Chippenham Town on 8 November. On 12 November, the club announced that Adrian Pennock had been appointed as the new first team manager, bringing with him Dave Kevan as his assistant. Later that day, in Barlett's final game in caretaker charge, Forest Green picked up another 1-0 win over Nuneaton Town at The New Lawn thanks to Marcus Kelly's first goal since his opening day hat-trick against Hyde. Pennock took sole charge for the visit of Lincoln City on 16 November and led his team a 4-1 victory. Norwood received a late call up to the England C squad as a result for their friendly with the Czech Republic's under 21 side which took place on 20 November as he scored a last minute penalty to earn a 2-2 draw. The draw for the first round of the FA Trophy took place on 18 November and handed Forest Green an away tie with league counterparts Dartford. On 23 November, Pennock suffered his first defeat as Forest Green boss away at Wrexham on 23 November, losing 2-0 at the Racecourse Ground. Forest Green bounced back a few days later on 26 November with a 4-1 away win against Salisbury City. On 28 November, Pennock made his first signing as boss, bringing in James Alabi on a one-month loan from his former club, Stoke City. On 30 November, Forest Green secured a 1-1 draw with Dartford at Princes Park in the first round of the FA Trophy thanks to Yan Klukowski's second half equaliser.
On 3 December 2013, Forest Green progressed into the second round of the FA Trophy with a first round replay win over Dartford at The New Lawn. Matthew Barnes-Homer's solitary strike was enough to earn a place in the second round against Northern Premier League high flyers Chorley who Forest Green had been drawn against in the draw the on 2 December. On 14 December, Forest Green visited Chorley in the second round of the FA Trophy and drew 0-0. The replay took place at The New Lawn on 17 December and after the game remained 0-0 after extra time, Chorley won through into the third round, and a game with Tamworth, thanks to a 3-1 penalty shootout win. On 20 December, it was confirmed that Forest Green's home game with Hereford United in January 2014 would be shown live on BT Sport at The New Lawn. A trip to FC Halifax Town on 21 December ended in a 1-0 defeat. Forest Green bounced back on Boxing Day though, on 26 December at The New Lawn, with a 3-1 win over Aldershot Town in front of a crowd of 1676 thanks to a brace from Marcus Kelly and a goal from James Norwood. On 28 December, Forest Green played their final fixture of 2013 away at Edgar Street against Hereford United and suffered a 1-0 defeat in a game that was shown live on BT Sport.
On 1 January 2014, the scheduled New Year's Day away trip to face Aldershot Town was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch. Just a day later, on 2 January, it was announced that Jerome Binnom-Williams had joined the club on a one-month long loan from Crystal Palace. On 3 January, the club announced one of its biggest ever signings in its history as it was confirmed that striker Lee Hughes had joined the club on an 18 month contract. A day later, on 4 January, the visit of Salisbury City fell foul of the weather at The New Lawn because of a waterlogged pitch. On 9 January, live on BT Sport, Hereford United visited The New Lawn for both teams first match of 2014 which ended in a 1-1 draw. A day later, on 10 January, it was announced that Matthew Barnes-Homer had left the club to join league rivals Cambridge United on a free transfer. On the same day it was confirmed that young striker Saul Williams had joined Southern League South & West Division side Paulton Rovers on loan. On 14 January 2014, a midweek clash with visiting Grimsby Town saw a floodlight failure after 31 minutes cause the game to be abandoned. The score had been 1-1 at the time after James Norwood had struck an equaliser after Lenell John-Lewis had given Grimsby an early lead. On 18 January, an emphatic 6-2 away win over Hyde at Ewen Fields saw Forest Green record only their third away win of the season. A brace each for James Norwood and Eddie Oshodi plus further goals from Marcus Kelly and Reece Styche confirmed that Forest Green had scored 14 goals past a Hyde team they had beaten 8-0 earlier in the season. On 22 January, Jason Walker joined the club on a deal until the end of the season, becoming the third different arrival in January. A day later, on 23 January, Omar Koroma left the club by mutual consent with over a year still to run on his contract. Later that day on 23 January, Reece Styche left the club to join League Two side Wycombe Wanderers on loan until the end of the season. On 25 January, a brace from Lee Hughes and a further strike from James Norwood handed Forest Green a 3-0 home win over Chester. On 30 January, Chester signed Matty Taylor on loan from Forest Green on a deal until the end of the season. On 31 January, goalkeeper Matt Bulman agreed mutually to terminate his contract with the club.
On 1 February 2014, the opening game of the month away to Woking was postponed on the morning of the game because of a waterlogged pitch. On 3 February, free agent Luke Oliver was added to the squad on a deal until the end of the season after he had been released by League One side Bradford City. It was announced on 5 February, that the scheduled away game against Southport in late March was to be moved back two days to a Thursday evening for television coverage on BT Sport. It was meanwhile also confirmed on 5 February that Andy Mangan had seen his contract with the club terminated following a lengthy disciplinary process. On 8 February, the scheduled home match with Barnet was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch. Only three days later, on 11 February, another home game was postponed with Braintree Town set to visit The New Lawn. An away trip to Macclesfield Town on 15 February was similarly postponed making it four consecutive postponements in February. On 17 February, a friendly against a Bristol Rovers development side at the League Two clubs training ground ended 2-2. On the same day it was confirmed that Saul Williams loan spell with Southern League side Paulton Rovers had been extended until the end of the season. On 18 February, Forest Green finally played their first game of the month, securing a 2-2 draw in an away trip against Aldershot Town with James Norwood and Lee Hughes both scoring. On 20 February, just two days after making his debut, Luke Oliver agreed to an option on his contract that would see him extend his time with the club until the summer of 2015. On 22 February, a brace from Danny Wright and a Yan Klukowski strike earned Forest Green a 3-1 win over relegation threatened Southport. On 23 February, Marcus Kelly signed a new contract keeping him at the club until the summer of 2015. The midfielder would go on to score in Forest Green's next game on 25 February but he couldn't prevent his side suffering a 2-1 home defeat against Barnet. On 27 February, Jason Walker joined Southport on a one-month loan deal. A day later, on 28 February, Kieron Forbes moved out on loan until the end of the season joining Whitehawk.
On 1 March 2014, Forest Green drew 1-1 against Gateshead at the Gateshead International Stadium. Lee Hughes had given Forest Green the lead but Liam Hatch scored in the last minute to earn his side a point. On the same day it was announced that striker Luke Rodgers had joined the club on a deal until the end of the 2014-15 season. On 7 March, it was confirmed by the club that youth team product Ashley Brown had left the club after failing to make a first team appearance. On 8 March, second place Cambridge United visited The New Lawn as goals from James Norwood, Jared Hodgkiss and Danny Wright secured a 3-2 win. Two days later, on 10 March, Matty Taylor returned to the club early from his loan spell at league rivals Chester as the club took the opportunity to activate a recall clause in his loan contract. On 11 March, a 4-0 win over Salisbury City thanks to goals from Aarran Racine, Jared Hodgkiss, Lee Hughes and Yan Klukowski saw Forest Green do the double over their opponents. Two days later, on 13 March, Forest Green slipped to their second defeat of 2014 as a Daniel Holman penalty and Bernard Mensah second half strike earned Braintree Town a 2-0 win at The New Lawn. On 15 March, a 2-1 win over Tamworth at The Lamb Ground saw Forest Green get back to winning ways. Yan Klukowski opened the scoring to equal the club's all time leading Conference goal scorer Alex Meechan's goal scoring record. James Norwood scored a second as Aarran Racine was sent off late on for a foul in the penalty box which led to Tamworth's goal. On 18 March, goals from Lee Hughes and Eddie Oshodi helped Forest Green to a 2-1 win over Grimsby Town in front of a crowd of 1,219 at The New Lawn. A crowd of 1,338 then saw Forest Green at home once again draw 0-0 with Welling United on 22 March. On 24 March, it was confirmed that Jason Walker had seen his loan with Southport extended until the end of the season. On 27 March, loan deadline day, midfielder Bradley Jordan joined the club on loan from Charlton Athletic. Later that night, live on BT Sport for the third time in the season, Forest Green suffered a 2-0 defeat away at Southport in a game played in atrocious conditions. On 31 March, Sam Russell signed a contract extension to stay with the club for an additional season.
On 1 April 2014, Forest Green suffered a 2-1 defeat at Kingfield against Woking as new loan signing Bradley Jordan made his debut for the club. Four days later another away trip to face Barnet on 5 April ended with defeat as Forest Green slipped to another 2-1 loss. On 8 April, Kidderminster Harriers were the visitors to The New Lawn. A dramatic finish saw the match end 1-1 after Paul Green saw his first half finish cancelled out by Nick Wright. The following evening, on 9 April, Cheltenham Town were the visitors to The New Lawn for a quarter final tie in the Gloucestershire Senior Cup. Cheltenham scored a last minute winner to pick up a 2-1 win. On 12 April, Forest Green picked up only their fifth away win of the season winning 1-0 at Dartford. The game was also Rovers first clean sheet in the league away from home in the season as Danny Wright's late strike secured victory. On 15 April, the club recorded back-to-back away wins for the first time in the season with a 2-1 win against Macclesfield Town at Moss Rose. Yan Klukowski scored twice to help his side to three points but to also bypass the club's all-time leading Conference National goal scoring record held by Alex Meechan. On 19 April, Lee Hughes scored a stoppage time header to earn a 2-2 draw against Woking at The New Lawn. On 20 April, an injury crisis led to Jason Walker being recalled early from his loan spell at Southport. On 21 April, Forest Green suffered a 4-1 defeat against league champions Luton Town at Kenilworth Road in front of a crowd of 10,044 in what was the club's last away game of the season. On 25 April, goalkeeper Paul White agreed a new one-year contract with the club. Wrexham were the visitors on the last day of the season on 26 April. After James Norwood had given Forest Green a 1-0 lead in the first half Johnny Hunt equalized for the visitors with a penalty in the last minute to end the season with a 1-1 draw in front of a crowd of 1630.