Goals in stoppage time from Magno Vieira and Anthony Barry helped Forest Green to a victory over Halifax.

Dan Gardner put Halifax ahead from the penalty spot following Eddie Oshodi's foul on Adam Smith.

Vieira then tapped in from close range in the first minute of added time.

The Shaymen were reduced to 10 men when Lois Maynard was sent off for a second booking, before Anthony Barry smashed home a late winner for Forest Green in the sixth minute of stoppage time.

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Forest Green Rovers manager Dave Hockaday told BBC Radio Gloucestershire:

Post-match: Forest Green boss Hockaday

"I thought first half we were super, and then I think we've had another incredibly harsh penalty given against us and that made us wobble a little bit.

"In the second half it felt like they had about 15 men behind the ball and they made it very difficult for us. We went through plan B, C, D and E, but we kept on going.

"Teams are going to come here and give us respect, and we've earned that today and they've made us earn it.

"We've made a few shifts of system and shape and went a bit direct at the end which you have to do to ask questions. I think overall we thoroughly deserved to win and what a great way to win it."

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Saturday, 14 September 2013

Conference Premier

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Forest Green 2-1 FC Halifax FT
(HT 0-1)
  • Vieira 90+2
  • Barry 90+6
  • Gardner (pen) 34

Forest Green

  • 01 Russell
  • 02 Hodgkiss
  • 05 Turley
  • 06 Bennett
  • 15 Oshodi yellow card
  • 04 Bangura
  • 08 Klukowski (Vieira 68)
  • 23 Barry
  • 07 Norwood (Mangan 69)
  • 09 Wright
  • 14 Taylor (Barnes-Homer 62)

Substitutes

  • 13 Bulman,
  • 16 Racine,
  • 10 Vieira,
  • 18 Barnes-Homer,
  • 30 Mangan

FC Halifax

  • 01 Glennon
  • 02 Toulson
  • 03 McManus
  • 05 Pearson yellow card (Williams 77)
  • 06 Lowe
  • 15 Roberts
  • 20 Maynard two yellow cards, red card
  • 22 Ainge
  • 07 Smith
  • 10 Gardner (McReady 69)
  • 21 Carver (Ball 61)

Substitutes

  • 12 Senior,
  • 08 Williams,
  • 17 McReady,
  • 18 Marshall,
  • 39 Ball
Ref: BarrattAtt: 1,195
FOREST GREEN
FC HALIFAX

Possession

  • Forest Green 65%
  • FC Halifax 35%

Attempts on target

  • Forest Green 12
  • FC Halifax 1

Attempts off target

  • Forest Green 6
  • FC Halifax 6

Corners

  • Forest Green 5
  • FC Halifax 6

Fouls

  • Forest Green 10
  • FC Halifax 14
  • Final Result
  • Full Time
  • 90:00+8:07 The referee blows the whistle to end the game.
  • 90:00+5:41 GOAL - Anthony BarryForest Green 2 - 1 FC Halifax Anthony Barry grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Forest Green 2-1 FC Halifax.
  • 90:00+5:33 Matthew Barnes-Homer crosses the ball. Clearance by Marc Roberts.
  • 90:00+5:14 Sean Williams takes a shot.
  • 90:00+4:28 Magno Vieira concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott McManus. Free kick taken by Matt Glennon.
  • 90:00+4:17 The ball is sent over by Dale Bennett. Marc Roberts makes a clearance.
  • 90:00+3:28 Sent off
  • 90:00+3:05 Lois Maynard gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Barry. Lois Maynard is sent off by the referee. Sam Russell restarts play with the free kick.
  • 90:00+1:29 GOAL - Magno VieiraForest Green 1 - 1 FC Halifax Magno Vieira grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Forest Green 1-1 FC Halifax.
  • 90:00+1:00 Corner from the right by-line taken by Anthony Barry.
  • 90:00+0:26 Scott McManus gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Eddie Oshodi. Free kick crossed by Anthony Barry. Lois Maynard makes a clearance.
  • 90:00+0:01 The ball is delivered by Al Bangura. Matt Glennon catches the ball.
  • 88:52 Sean Williams gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Magno Vieira. Strike comes in from Andy Mangan from the free kick. Matt Glennon safely holds on.
  • 87:18 The ball is sent over by Dale Bennett.
  • 86:20 Danny Wright takes a shot. Simon Ainge gets a block in.
  • 84:43 Adam Smith challenges Magno Vieira unfairly and gives away a free kick. Anthony Barry crosses the ball in from the free kick. Clearance made by Scott McManus.
  • 83:15 The assistant referee flags for offside against Magno Vieira. Free kick taken by Matt Glennon.
  • 82:48 A cross is delivered by Magno Vieira. Matthew Barnes-Homer takes a shot. John McReady gets a block in.
  • 81:53 Corner taken by Anthony Barry. Clearance made by Marc Roberts.
  • 81:28 Matthew Barnes-Homer delivers the ball. Simon Ainge manages to make a clearance.
  • 80:10 Dale Bennett crosses the ball. Clearance made by Simon Ainge.
  • 79:04 Ryan Toulson concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Mangan. Al Bangura restarts play with the free kick.
  • 78:12 Dale Bennett delivers the ball. Danny Lowe manages to make a clearance.
  • 76:27 Substitution Matty Pearson goes off and Sean Williams comes on.
  • 75:38 Corner taken by Adam Smith from the left by-line. Danny Wright manages to make a clearance.
  • 75:13 Magno Vieira takes a shot. Marc Roberts gets a block in.
  • 74:12 Andy Mangan takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.
  • 73:35 Magno Vieira delivers the ball. Simon Ainge makes a clearance.
  • 72:24 Booking
  • 72:20 The referee gives a free kick against Lois Maynard for handball. The referee shows Lois Maynard a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Jared Hodgkiss restarts play with the free kick.
  • 71:37 Scott McManus delivers the ball. Sam Russell catches the ball.
  • 70:56 The ball is delivered by Andy Mangan. A parry by Matt Glennon prevents the goal.
  • 70:41 Dale Bennett produces a cross. Clearance made by Marc Roberts.
  • 67:31 Matt Glennon restarts play with the free kick.
  • 67:31 Substitution John McReady comes on in place of Dan Gardner.
  • 67:31 Substitution Andy Mangan replaces James Norwood.
  • 67:31 Substitution Magno Vieira replaces Yan Klukowski.
  • 67:31 The assistant referee signals for offside against Matthew Barnes-Homer.
  • 66:47 Lois Maynard fouled by James Norwood, the ref awards a free kick. Matt Glennon restarts play with the free kick.
  • 64:50 Unfair challenge on Lois Maynard by Yan Klukowski results in a free kick. Matt Glennon takes the free kick.
  • 62:55 James Norwood produces a cross. Matthew Barnes-Homer takes a shot.
  • 62:07 Ryan Toulson produces a cross. Header at goal by Jordan Ball misses left of the target.
  • 60:34 Ryan Toulson takes the free kick.
  • 60:34 Substitution Matt Taylor leaves the field to be replaced by Matthew Barnes-Homer.
  • 60:34 Substitution Jordan Ball joins the action as a substitute, replacing Marcus Carver.
  • 60:34 James Norwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Toulson.
  • 59:04 Matt Taylor takes a shot. Matt Glennon parries the ball away. Corner taken by Anthony Barry.
  • 57:43 Lois Maynard sends in a cross. Dale Bennett makes a clearance.
  • 57:03 Foul by Danny Wright on Ryan Toulson, free kick awarded. Matt Glennon restarts play with the free kick.
  • 54:47 The assistant referee flags for offside against Marcus Carver. Sam Russell takes the free kick.
  • 53:59 The ball is sent over by Scott McManus. Jared Hodgkiss manages to make a clearance.
  • 51:14 Unfair challenge on Matty Pearson by Matt Taylor results in a free kick. Simon Ainge takes the free kick.
  • 50:47 Matt Taylor takes a shot. Simon Ainge gets a block in.
  • 49:14 Matty Pearson takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.
  • 45:01 The referee gets the second half underway.
  • Half Time
  • 45:00+3:09 The ref blows to end the first period.
  • 45:00+1:47 Booking
  • 45:00+1:16 Matty Pearson concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Wright. The referee shows Matty Pearson a yellow card. Yan Klukowski delivers the ball. Header by Matt Taylor misses right.
  • 45:00+0:15 Corner from the right by-line taken by Adam Smith. Header by Marc Roberts goes over the bar.
  • 44:33 Corner taken by Adam Smith. Jamie Turley makes a clearance.
  • 43:42 James Norwood takes a shot. A parry by Matt Glennon prevents the goal.
  • 43:12 The assistant referee flags for offside against Yan Klukowski. Matt Glennon restarts play with the free kick.
  • 42:25 The ball is sent over by James Norwood. Clearance by Adam Smith.
  • 41:45 Dan Gardner takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.
  • 39:46 Adam Smith takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.
  • 39:24 Centre by James Norwood. Clearance made by Simon Ainge.
  • 38:49 Corner taken by Yan Klukowski from the left by-line.
  • 38:39 The ball is sent over by Eddie Oshodi. Clearance by Simon Ainge.
  • 38:08 Free kick awarded for a foul by Marcus Carver on Dale Bennett. Free kick crossed by Yan Klukowski. Clearance by Scott McManus.
  • 35:22 Dan Gardner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matt Taylor. Free kick crossed by Yan Klukowski restarts the game.
  • 34:33 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Norwood by Danny Lowe. Free kick crossed by Yan Klukowski. Matty Pearson makes a clearance.
  • 33:50 GOAL - Dan GardnerForest Green 0 - 1 FC Halifax Penalty taken right-footed by Dan Gardner and scored. Forest Green 0-1 FC Halifax.
  • 33:01 Booking
  • 32:50 Penalty awarded for a foul by Eddie Oshodi on Adam Smith. Eddie Oshodi is given a yellow card.
  • 31:56 The ball is sent over by James Norwood. Clearance made by Danny Lowe.
  • 30:57 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Lowe by Jamie Turley. Matt Glennon takes the free kick.
  • 30:43 Centre by Matt Taylor. Clearance made by Simon Ainge.
  • 29:10 Adam Smith delivers the ball.
  • 28:39 Anthony Barry fouled by Marcus Carver, the ref awards a free kick. Anthony Barry restarts play with the free kick.
  • 28:10 The offside flag is raised against Scott McManus. Free kick taken by Sam Russell.
  • 27:32 The offside flag is raised against Matt Taylor. Matt Glennon takes the free kick.
  • 26:01 Danny Lowe challenges James Norwood unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Yan Klukowski. Matty Pearson makes a clearance.
  • 24:27 The ball is crossed by Ryan Toulson. Sam Russell safely holds on.
  • 23:00 Marcus Carver concedes a free kick for a foul on Dale Bennett. Dale Bennett restarts play with the free kick.
  • 22:26 The ball is swung over by Danny Lowe. Clearance by Jared Hodgkiss.
  • 21:30 The ball is delivered by Jamie Turley. Header at goal by Danny Wright misses left of the target.
  • 20:47 James Norwood takes a shot. Blocked by Simon Ainge.
  • 20:05 Adam Smith delivers the ball. Clearance by Jamie Turley.
  • 19:23 The ball is delivered by Marcus Carver. Eddie Oshodi makes a clearance.
  • 17:48 Corner taken by Adam Smith. Marc Roberts takes a shot. Sam Russell catches the ball.
  • 17:05 The ball is sent over by Adam Smith. Blocked by Jared Hodgkiss. Corner taken by Adam Smith. Jamie Turley makes a clearance.
  • 14:57 Danny Wright takes a shot and went wide left of the net.
  • 14:23 The assistant referee signals for offside against Yan Klukowski. Matt Glennon restarts play with the free kick.
  • 14:03 James Norwood takes a shot. Matt Glennon parries the ball away.
  • 12:57 Jared Hodgkiss produces a cross. Matt Taylor takes a shot. Matt Glennon parries the ball away.
  • 11:35 The ball is crossed by James Norwood.
  • 9:23 Corner from the right by-line taken by Adam Smith. Unfair challenge on Dale Bennett by Marc Roberts results in a free kick. Sam Russell restarts play with the free kick.
  • 7:11 Corner taken by Yan Klukowski. Matty Pearson makes a clearance.
  • 6:59 Centre by Jamie Turley. Ryan Toulson manages to make a clearance.
  • 5:56 James Norwood takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand upright.
  • 4:30 Unfair challenge on Danny Wright by Simon Ainge results in a free kick. Anthony Barry restarts play with the free kick.
  • 2:32 Matt Taylor challenges Simon Ainge unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Matt Glennon.
  • 1:47 Matty Pearson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Sam Russell restarts play with the free kick.
  • 1:14 Unfair challenge on Lois Maynard by Yan Klukowski results in a free kick. Matt Glennon restarts play with the free kick.
  • 0:00 The game begins.

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