Cheltenham Town

Gary Johnson


Gary Johnson

Nickname Robins

Founded 1892

Stadium Whaddon Road

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Cheltenham Town appointed Gary Johnson in March 2015. The experienced gaffer was unable to save the club from relegation out of League Two but they made an instant return after winning the National Conference in 2015/16, before preserving their Football League status last term.

Established in 1887, Cheltenham Town had always been associated with the non league scene, but in more recent times they have been a mainstay of the lower echelons of the football league having worked their way through the leagues.

Having appointed Steve Cotterill in the 1996/1997 season, the Robins began on a meteoric rise up the football ladder and promotion from the Southern League Premier saw them promoted to the Conference and it only took a couple of years before Cotterill gained another promotion and the clubd found themselves playing in the football league.

Cotterill continued to inspire and in the 2002-2003 season, Cheltenham Town were victorious in the play-offs and ventured into the second divisio, but at the end of the season, Cotterill left and went to Stoke City and the club failed to cement their position in Division Two and suffered relegation the following season.

Another play-off success under the stewardship of John Ward saw them return to the third tier of English football, but yet again suffered relegation to League Two.

Recent Form


A mixed set of recent results has seen Cheltenham Town collect wins versus Swindon Town and Port Vale while suffering adverse results at Wycombe Wanderers, Lincoln City, Mansfield Town and Accrington Stanley. Draws against Notts County, Luton Town, Grimsby Town and Barnet has seen them show mid-table form at best.


Recent Results

Manager History

ManagerStart Date - End DateRecord
Gary Johnson30 Mar 2015 - PresentWon: 61, Drawn: 40, Lost: 55
Paul Buckle26 Apr 2014 - 13 Feb 2015Won: 9, Drawn: 9, Lost: 19
Mark Yates22 Dec 2009 - 25 Nov 2014Won: 93, Drawn: 69, Lost: 95
John Schofield *20 Oct 2009 - 22 Dec 2009Won: 1, Drawn: 3, Lost: 5
John Ward06 Nov 2003 - 02 Oct 2007Won: 76, Drawn: 54, Lost: 77
Bobby Gould22 Jan 2003 - 06 Nov 2003Unknown
Steve Cotterill01 Feb 1997 - 27 May 2002Won: 118, Drawn: 70, Lost: 67
Tommy Cavanagh01 Jul 1961 - 31 Dec 1961Unknown

* Caretaker/Interim Manager

League Performance
14. Colchester United36131211451
15. Cambridge United37131113-1050
16. Cheltenham Town37111115-144
17. Stevenage36111015-543
18. Yeovil Town3610917-1139
League Results

Accrington Stanley


Cambridge United

Carlisle United


Colchester United

Coventry City

Crawley Town

Crewe Alexandra

Exeter City

Forest Green

Grimsby Town

Lincoln City

Luton Town

Mansfield Town


Newport County

Notts County

Port Vale


Swindon Town

Wycombe Wanderers

Yeovil Town

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