As expected, Forest Green head coach Mark Cooper hans non-league hot-shot Josh March his debut after arriving from National League North Leamington earlier in the week.

Joseph Mills is passed fit to return to the starting eleven ahead of Nathan McGinley. Elsewhere, Dom Bernard replaces the injured Liam Shephard. Aaron Collins dropsto the bench where he was joined by Shawn McCoulsky following his loan spell with FC Halifax Town. Matty Stevens missed out out altogether and Elliott Frear is handed a place on the bench.