NAILSWORTH, England -- It's one-nil for the environmentalists here.
An English football team has become the first professional sports team in the world to be certified carbon-neutral by the United Nations.
Forest Green Rovers, who play in League Two -- English football's fourth tier, have adopted a number of environmentally-friendly measures, from using electric vehicles, to vegan-only meals for players, staff and fans.
The club's 2,000-seat stadium in the quiet town of Nailsworth, England, is powered...
JJ Hooper's second-half hat-trick handed Grimsby a 3-0 victory at Forest Green on the final day of the League Two season.
Hooper broke the deadlock on 51 minutes when he stretched to toe-end the ball over the line.
He grabbed his second on 83 minutes with a sumptuous angled strike and six minutes later completed his smash and grab with a howitzer from 25 yards.
With both sides safe from any lingering relegation fears, the game was played out in a pedestrian fashion.
Forest Green created the better first-half...
Late goals from Olly Lee and Pelly-Ruddock Mpanzu ensured Luton finished second in League Two with a 3-1 win against Forest Green.
The hosts went close early on as Mpanzu sent an effort wide, while visiting keeper Cameron Belford made superb saves from Dan Potts and Danny Hylton.
The deadlock was broken on 20 minutes, though, James Collins seeing his shot saved by Belford, only for Hylton to score his 50th goal for the club.
Belford then denied Hylton once more, parrying Elliot Lee's 20-yarder too.
Yeovil and Forest Green secured their Football League status after they played out a goalless draw.
Both teams needed at least a point to be sure of retaining their Sky Bet League status and they achieved that in a tight battle at Huish Park.
The visitors had the better of what was a nervy first half of very few chances.
Christian Doidge flicked on a cross that Haydn Hollis stretched to volley at the far post but Jonny Maddison did excellently to dive across his goal and turn it over. From the resulting...