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Dale Vince becomes Forest Green chairman

Forest Green Rovers

Forest Green have revealed majority shareholder Dale Vince has replaced David Drew as chairman, just two months after investing in the club.

Drew, who was MP for Stroud between 1997 and 2010, will continue on the board as a director.

"He felt it was time to hand over the reins to someone with more business experience," a club statement said.

"At the Board Meeting on Friday evening [October 8] it was felt that Dale was just the right person."

Mark Coles has also stood down as a director following the same board meeting due to his own business commitments.

Meanwhile, Rovers have extended the loan spell of James Norwood from Exeter but Jamie Grimes has returned to parent club Swansea after having a nose operation.



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