FOREST Green Ladies face Gosport in their opening league encounter on Sunday, August 24 (2pm) at Slimbridge FC.

They recently defeated Leafield Athletic 3-2 with goals from Rosie Dimery, Charlotte King and Naomi Marshall.

Meanwhile chairman Craig Dexter has left his role after more than a decade at the helm.

He said: "Having been chairman for 13 years and seen the club grow to what we have today, has been an amazing experience.

"I feel now we have a committee, at both levels, capable of maintaining and pushing the club forward to even higher levels."
FGR team picture: Back row- Greg Simonds (Reserve team manager), Ellie Olds, Hayley Kent, Sophie Okey, Georgina Macey, Charlotte King, Abbie Sadler, Rosie Dimery, Ashton Herbert (goalkeeping coach).

Front row- Sammy Hallsworth, Naomi Marshall, Natalie Holbrook, Jodie Shepard, Kirsty Richardson, Harriet Jones.

Picture: Shane Healey