15 August 2006.
Forest Green Rovers. (Home)
Exeter City 1 Forest Green Rovers 0. Conference
Tuesday 15 August 2006.
Ref: R Vaughan
BBC match report –
Adam Stansfield scored the only goal as Exeter gave manager Paul Tisdale his first win since taking over.
Stansfield enlivened a dour first half with the only goal five minutes before half-time, netting from six yards out.
For Forest Green, Allan Russell had a close-range header blocked and Alex Meechan saw a free-kick blocked.
But it was the home side who came closest to scoring the game`s second goal when Andrew Taylor rattled the crossbar from 18 yards.
Exeter: Rice, Woodards, Todd, Edwards, Billy Jones, Taylor, Buckle (Cozic 69), Gill, Challinor (Moxey 68), Mackie (Phillips 63), Stansfield.
Subs Not Used: Paul Jones, Richardson.
Goals: Stansfield 40.
Forest Green: Williams, Lawless, Preece, Butler, Nicholson, Meechan, Brough, Pitman, Clist (Griffin 66), Afful (Stonehouse 77), Russell.
Subs Not Used: Harrison, McEntegart, Beesley.
Ref: R Vaughan (England).