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📝 Match Preview: Forest Green Rovers (H)

All you need to know as the league leaders visit SJP

3 September 2021

League leaders Forest Green Rovers are the latest visitors to St James Park as they make the trip down the M5 on Saturday afternoon.

The Grecians picked up a hard fought point on the road at Harrogate Town last weekend as Josh Key's goal helped City to a 1-1 draw, and have also had their first week without a midweek fixture since the beginning of the season. 

Rovers' 100% league record was ended last weekend when they were beaten 2-0 at home by Port Vale, while they were also in action on Tuesday in the Papa John's Trophy when they drew 1-1 with Northampton before being beaten on the deciding penalties. 

Matt Taylor's Thoughts

"When we are at our best at home we play on the front foot and really get after the opposition," he said. 

"Forest Green have scored a lot of goals against this season and are a team that are challenging at the top. We want to go after and challenge them, and test ourselves against them.

"Forest Green play football the right way and give young players a chance. It's a relitavely close game too, which gives the game that extra bit of edge."

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Forest Green Rovers' Last Match

Forest Green Rovers 0 Port Vale 2 | 28/08/21 | Sky Bet League Two

Two goals inside the first ten minutes at the New Lawn ensured Forest Green's 100% league record this season came to an end.

Tickets

E-tickets are the easiest and quickest way to buy tickets for City matches. On ordering you can select to receive an e-ticket which will be emailed to your phone for you to show on the turnstile - no need to print!

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To purchase tickets online, please click here. Please note that you will need to log in to purchase.

You can also call the club during the normal office hours on 01392 411243 or visit the club shop and reception in person between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday. We ask that you please buy online where possible.

Admission prices 

Big Bank     IP Office/Stagecoach    
Ticket Type Advance Gate Ticket Type Advance Gate
Adult £19 £20 Adult £25 £26
Senior £16 £17 Senior £22 £23
Young Adult 18-23 £16 £17 Young Adult 18-23 £22 £23
Under-18 £7 £8 Under-18 £12 £13
Wheelchair Area £16 £17 Wheelchair Area £22 £23
Junior Grecians   --- Junior Grecians   ---

How To Follow

Can't make the game? Why not get the next best thing and follow LIVE on iFollow!

By purchasing a match pass at the cost of just £10 in the UK you'll get access to the stream which includes the live BBC Radio Devon commentary.

The match pass revenue goes directly to the club, so you will be showing your support from home!

To purchase a match pass please click here.

Previous Encounter

Forest Green Rovers 0 Exeter City 0 | 20/04/21 | Sky Bet League Two

Neither side could find a breakthrough in this tightly contested match the last time the two sides met. 

Match Day Info

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Centre Spot Bar will be open from 11am and will be showing the day's early and late kick offs on their selection of TV screens. After the match, draft pints of Tribute, Carlsberg and Thatchers are on offer for just £3 per pint

The Junior Grecians Zone is open to members from 12.30pm and open to all from 1.30pm, with plenty of activities for all our young Grecian supporters. 

In Red Square, the bar and Kenniford Farm's van will also be open for refreshments and hot food. 


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