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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

Write For Us

write for us

Great news! Two Blue Quarters is currently recruiting aspiring football writers who share our passion for the Gas to contribute to our fans website! If you have something to say, then we want to hear it! Interested? Well here is what we ask from our writers. A minimum of just one article per week about … Read more

Trophy First Round Bye

Johnstone's Paint Trophy

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

Bristol Rovers Grounds

The Memorial Stadium

Bristol Rovers have called a number of football grounds home over the years. The Gas currently play at The Memorial Stadium in Horfield, Bristol. They moved into ‘The Mem’ as its known by fans as tenants at the beginning of the 1996–97 season, but purchased it two years later from Bristol Rugby. When Bristol Rovers … Read more