The departure of Joey Barton from the helm of Bristol Rovers Football Club has left a significant void to fill. The club’s board, led by Hussain Al-Saeed, is currently in talks with potential replacements. Here, we take a critical look at some of the leading contenders for the job, their credentials, past achievements, and suitability for the role.
League Two, Saturday February 12, 3pm, The Memorial Stadium Rovers will look to get back on track when in-form Mansfield Town, one of the teams Bristol Rovers are chasing down to get in the play-offs, travel the Mem. Joey Barton’s side saw a run of six games without defeat come to a crashing end in … Read more
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
The Gas have been handed a bye in this years Johnstone’s Paint Trophy First Round, along with Coventry City, Oxford United and Wycombe Wanders. Other teams in the South West Group include: AFC Wimbledon Barnet Exeter City Newport County Plymouth Argyle Portsmouth Swindon Town Yeovil Town The draw for the First Round will take place … Read more
Ex-Gas Rickie Lambert made the perfect start to his West Brom career, scoring twice just hours after joining the club. Lambert was thrown straight into the squad to take on his former club Bristol Rovers at the Memorial Stadium on Friday night. The England international joined from Liverpool after a year on Merseyside and wasted … Read more