27 March 2007.
Forest Green Rovers (a)
Forest Green Rovers 2 Exeter City 1. Tuesday 27 March 2007.
Ref: Chris Sarginson
BBC Match report –
Defender John Hardiker's brace gave Forest Green a dramatic win over Exeter and severely dented the Grecians' Conference play-off hopes.
Green took the lead on 11 minutes, Hardiker volleying home at the near post from Simon Clist's corner.
Exeter levelled in first-half stoppage time, Lee Elam scoring from 15 yards.
But Hardiker grabbed the winner on 87 minutes, smashing home a rebound after his initial volley from Clist's free-kick was parried by Paul Jones.
Forest Green: Robinson, Hardiker, Jones, Giles (Preece 58), Nicholson, Dodgson (Stonehouse 71), Pitman (Lawless 71), Brough, Clist, Beesley, Bertram.
Subs Not Used: Harrison, Lamb.
Goals: Hardiker 11, 90.
Exeter: Paul Jones, Ada, Edwards, Todd, Billy Jones, Carlisle (Challinor 78), Cozic, Gill, Elam, Stansfield (Phillips 86), Logan (Mackie 86).
Subs Not Used: Rice, Taylor.
Booked: Gill, Edwards.
Goals: Elam 45.
Ref: C Sarginson (Staffordshire).