Next Forest Green Rovers Manager

Forest Green Rovers have been in the Football League since achieving promotion in 2017. If a new manager is needed at the club the best betting sites will have all the FGR managerial odds including who is the favourite for the vacant position at The New Lawn.

Next Forest Green Rovers Manager
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Forest Green Rovers Manager - Betting Odds, Contenders and History

  • Former Everton player and assistant manager Duncan Ferguson is appointed to manage Forest Green Rovers in January 2023. 
  • This is his first senior role in football management with FGR showing the utmost faith by awarding him a long contract. 
  • He will hope to turn results around with The New Lawn outfit who are currently struggling in League 1.
Manager Appointment Date To Days in Charge
Duncan Ferguson 26 Jan, 2023 28/03/2023 61

Even without a vacant position for a Forest Green Rovers manager if we see it is still filled above, there will always be a view and betting odds available with various bookmakers as to who will be the next manager. Keeping a close eye on the next manager to be sacked betting, will also provide some clues as to who will be available should a change come at FGR. Here we have odds on the next Forest Green Rovers manager and a closer look at the potential contenders. 

Forest Green History

Despite being newish to the Football league Forest Green Rovers was formed in 1889 and played in local and county leagues. In 1998 they won the Southern League securing their entry into the Football Conference.

The 2016-17 season with Mark Cooper at the helm saw them win promotion via the playoffs to the Football League's second division. 

In April 2022 they were promoted to League 1 under Rob Edwards.

 Led by chairman and  owner Dale Vince they have been described by FIFA as the "greenest football club in the world"

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How To Place A Next Forest Green Rovers Manager Bet

Making a bet on who will be the next Forest Green Rovers  manager is as easy as picking a contender from the list of possibilities at the top of this page, finding the bookmaker offering odds, choosing how much you want to bet, and placing it

You will have to find a betting site offering odds. Finding odds on the next FGR manager will be easier when no manager is in place, and a little harder when the position is filled, and not particularly in jeopardy.

  1. Find the best football betting site offering odds on the next manager of Forest Green Rovers. 
  2. Choose one of the possible contenders
  3. Decide how much you want to bet
  4. Check the odds and your stake to understand how much you may win if your prediction is correct
  5. Understand that if your prediction is wrong, you will lose your money.

If you do not have an active online betting account, then head over to our Best Betting Sites sites section where you will see a list of bookmakers available in the UK, 

We have in-depth reviews so you can see what other users think of them before deciding, or head over to the Free Bets page where you can see the list of welcome offers currently available from all UK betting sites.

Next Forest Green Rovers Manager Betting News Diary Timeline

The betting odds for The Next Forest Green Rovers Manager will naturally see fluctuation and speculation.

Here is a round-up of the Next Forest Green Betting Timeline from our OLBG News feed

January 26th 2023

New manager Duncan Ferguson is unveiled at Forest Green Rovers.

January 25th 2023

In January 2023 they played 5 games, losing 4 and drawing 1, something needed to be done and it was. Manager Ian Burchnall is sacked with the club bottom of League 1. 

His record at FGR is below: 

FGR Manager Played Won Drew Lost Win %
Ian Burchnall 37 11 7 9 29.7%

27th May 2022

The former Notts County manager Ian Burchnall was appointed to FGR. 

List of Forest Green Rovers Managers

Manager Appointment Date To Days in Charge
Duncan Ferguson 26 Jan, 2023 28/03/2023 61
Ian Burchnall 27 May, 2022 25/01/2023 243
Rob Edwards 27 May, 2021 11 May, 2022 349
Mark Cooper 17 May, 2016 27 May, 2021 1836
Scott Bartlett 29 Apr, 2016 17 May, 2016 18
Adrian Pennock 12 Nov, 2013 29 Apr, 2016 899
Dave Hockaday 1 Sep, 2009 21 Oct, 2013 1511
Jim Harvey 1 Sep, 2006 31 Aug, 2009 1095

Current Manager Profile - Duncan Ferguson

Duncan Ferguson was born in Scotland and played for Dundee and Rangers before moving south to Everton. He played for the Toffees 239 times. He did have a two-year spell at Newcastle(1998-2000) but returned to Everton where he finished his playing career.

Big Dunc was a combative player who regularly caught the referee's attention, he was sent off nine times. He was also sent to jail for three months for an on-field assault on Raith Rovers player John McStay. In total across all clubs, Ferguson scored 98 goals in 360 appearances. 


He started working under David Moyes at the Everton Academy and then with the 1st team under a range of managers.

He was twice caretaker manager of Everton but was never offered the role full-time.

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