05 Aug 2022


The League Managers Association’s panel, comprising LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson, Sir Alex Ferguson, Chris Hughton, Rachel Yankey, Les Ferdinand, Clare Tomlinson, Dave Bassett and Barry Fry has determined that the Utilita Performance of the Week Award should go to Forest Green Rovers for their 2-1 victory against Bristol Rovers on Saturday 30th July 2022.

Forest Green Rovers manager Ian Burchnall will receive the Utilita Performance of the Week trophy.

On receiving the award, Ian Burchnall said: “The work from all of the staff and the players has made an impact and that showed with Saturday's win at Bristol Rovers. It has been a real team effort - and we're all looking forward to all of the challenges League One will bring."

Match Report

Forest Green Rovers began their first ever League One campaign with a late 2-1 win away to Bristol Rovers.

New Rovers Head Coach Ian Burchnall named his first competitive FGR side at The Mem, as four of our summer recruits went straight into the XI.

Read more here: https://www.fgr.co.uk/match-report/bristol-rovers-1-2-forest-green