Forest Green climb off bottom of EFL as Horseman’s style starts to pay off

14 October 2023 06:48
At the top of Spring Hill, just off Nympsfield Road on the edge of Nailsworth, a Cotswolds market town, is an unlikely setting for an early-season six-pointer at the bottom of the Football League pyramid. Nevertheless, it was here on a bright afternoon where Forest Green halted a run of six straight League Two defeats to rout 10-man Colchester and flip the narrative around a club that has long been comfortable in its own skin.Serene countryside surroundings it may be but at this level livelihoods are very much on the line. Which explains why the Colchester captain, Connor Hall, and full-back Mandela Egbo were involved in heated discussions with the 278 travelling supporters at the final whistle. It is the reason why Ben Garner, the Colchester head coach, spoke of the jeopardy this damning defeat brings him and his players. Continue readingread full article

Source: TheGuardian