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Bristol Rovers 1-1 Barnsley – Report

In League One, Bristol Rovers faced off against Barnsley at home on 12/08/2023. Despite dominating the game, Bristol Rovers were unfortunate to come away with just one point. The match started with Bristol Rovers enjoying large spells of possession. However, it was Barnsley who took the lead in the 7th minute through Nicky Cadden’s shot … Read more

Bristol Rovers v Walsall Match Preview 29.01.2022

Bristol Rovers vs Walsall Preview

League Two, Saturday January 29, 3pm, The Memorial Stadium. Bristol Rovers will look to maintain a charge to the play-offs when Walsall visit on Saturday. The Gas have taken 10 points from the last 12 available to shoot up the table, though they survived a scare in midweek as Sam Burns hit two late goals … Read more

Why are Bristol Rovers called The Gas?

Bristol Rovers Nickname, The Gas

Like with most football teams, Bristol Rovers have adopted a nickname, which for Rovers is The Gas, or Gasheads as the fans are known. However, officially, they are the Pirates, reflecting Bristol’s maritime history. The Gas nickname was initially used as a derogatory term by Bristol City fans. Not letting this get their spirits down, … Read more