BRFC Men

Breaking News Archive – Bristol Rovers Men

This page contains an archive of all the “Breaking News” entries from within “The Gas” app for the Bristol Rovers Men’s team.


  • Salford City 1 Bristol Rovers 1

    7:45pm, Tuesday 23rd November 2021Moor LaneLeague Two Preview The Gas travel to the outskirts of Manchester for our first ever meeting with Salford City, who are famously partly owned by a number of former Manchester United players. Following the change of ownership, Salford City subsequently quickly moved up through the non-league system over a five…

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  • Bristol Rovers 2 Tranmere Rovers 2

    3pm, Saturday 20th November 2021The Memorial StadiumLeague Two Preview After the cup drama of Tuesday evening, The Gas are back in league action on Saturday with the visit of Tranmere Rovers to the Memorial Stadium. Difficult one this for supporters, as the usual “Come On Rovers” does not really work in this case… The Gas…

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  • Bristol Rovers 1 Oxford United 1 (4-3 aet)

    7pm, Tuesday 16th November 2021The Memorial StadiumFA Cup First Round (Replay) Preview After the thrilling 2-2 draw in the previous game, The Gas welcome Oxford United to the Memorial Stadium for what promises to be an exciting evening of cup football under the lights. Our visitors, Oxford United remain in sixth position in League One,…

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  • Bristol Rovers 2 Northampton Town 1

    3pm, Saturday 13th November 2021The Memorial StadiumLeague Two Preview The Gas welcome the visit of Northampton Town, who like Bristol Rovers got relegated from League One last season. This will be another challenging afternoon, as Northampton Town are currently in third position in League Two, only four points from top position and are strong contenders…

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  • Exeter City 5 Bristol Rovers 3

    The Gas crash out of the EFL Trophy with a truly woeful performance with both teams fielding weakened sides. After being 5-0 down at half time, the game ends with a more respectable scoreline thanks to three Rovers goals in the second half. The game was effectively over after ten minutes following three early Exeter…

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  • Oxford United 2 Bristol Rovers 2

    Kick off 1pm, Sunday 7th November 2021 Preview The Gas travel the short journey down the M4 to meet League One Oxford United in the first round of the FA Cup, in what promises to be a challenging afternoon. Oxford United are riding high in League One, currently occupying the final playoff position. They have…

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  • Harrogate Town 0 Bristol Rovers 1

    Preview The Gas travel to North Yorkshire this afternoon to play high flying Harrogate Town at Wetherby Road. Bristol Rovers will be well supported as always this afternoon having sold out their full allocation of 600 in the 5,000 capacity stadium. Both teams are fighting battles at opposite ends of the table, with The Gas…

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  • Bristol Rovers vs Newport County

    Preview The Gas welcome the visit of Newport County to The Mem this afternoon. As this is a local fixture for both teams, I would expect a large away following from Newport County. For The Gas, this is the third mid-table clash in a row, with Rovers drawing the previous two games against mid-table opposition,…

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  • Colchester United vs Bristol Rovers

    Preview The Gas travel to Colchester on a rare Tuesday evening game. Colchester United are three positions behind The Gas, but only a single point separates the two teams. The Gas have slightly better form than Colchester United, the home team coming off a win. The two teams have not played since 2011, where The…

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  • Bradford City 2 Bristol Rovers 2

    Preview The Gas travel to Valley Parade on the back of a comprehensive victory last Saturday. We will be looking to build on the recent improvement in form, having won two of the last three league games. A draw or a win today would confirm that progress has been made and cement our position in…

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  • Bristol Rovers vs Chelsea U21

    Ten changes for The Gas for this Football League Trophy Group Stage encounter with Chelsea’s U21 side. I hope we progress to the knock out stage this evening, as I feel this competition offers a really good opportunity to get to Wembley. It is a shame that they have devalued the competition by letting U21…

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  • Bristol Rovers 3 Carlisle United 0

    Preview It is back to back home games for The Gas as we welcome Carlisle United to The Mem on Saturday. Last Saturday was a horrible experience where we got played off the park by Swindon Town. We played awful and deserved to lose. Hopefully this Saturday will be a better experience. A repeat performance…

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  • Bristol Rovers 1 Swindon Town 3

    Preview Former manager Ben Garner returns to the Memorial Stadium this afternoon in what should be a fiesty game of football. Swindon Town should bring a large number of fans to the game, so I am expecting a large crowd and a noisy atmosphere. Should be good! Swindon are just outside the playoffs in 9th,…

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  • Walsall 1 Bristol Rovers 2

    The Gas travel to fellow League Two strugglers Walsall in what could prove to be a tightly fought game. Both teams have started the season badly and lie just above the relegation zone, Walsall have eight points to the seven points of Bristol Rovers. Way too early to call this a relegation “six pointer”, but…

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  • Bristol Rovers 1 Leyton Orient 3

    The Gas welcome Leyton Orient to The Mem in what is likely to be a challenging game. Leyton Orient sit pretty in 4th position, only having lost one of their last five league games, whilst The Gas sit in 21st position. Another glorious sunny afternoon for football, let’s hope the game lives up to the…

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  • Hartlepool United vs Bristol Rovers

    The Gas visit newly promoted Hartlepool United at their Victoria Park ground. Hartlepool have the interesting and unique nickname of “Monkey Hangers”. Apparently this is a term applied to the whole town as a result of the hanging of a monkey during the Napoleonic Wars. That is about as interesting as it gets with regards…

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  • Bristol Rovers 1 Crawley Town 0

    A goal from Leon Clarke ninety seconds into his Bristol Rovers career earned The Gas a point at relegation rivals Crawley Town. This was a tight, scrappy game, where both teams had a number of chances. The Gas withstood late pressure from the visitors but managed to hold on, players throwing themselves in front of…

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  • Bristol Rovers 2 Cheltenham Town 0

    The Gas play League One Cheltenham Town in the first group stage of the Football League Trophy, in what is a welcome break from the troubling league campaign and an chance for Joey Barton to try some different players and provide additional game time for the squad. This competition has been devalued over recent years…

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  • Barrow 1 Bristol Rovers 1

    The Gas fail to take advantage of Barrow being down to ten men for over an hour. An extremely disappointing performance, the team appears devoid of ideas and a gameplan. This season is looking very worrying, with the team starting off with relegation form. Joey Barton has decided to start from scratch with a new…

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  • Exeter City 4 Bristol Rovers 1

    Any hopes that our season had been kick started last week was destroyed within 25 minutes as The Gas conceded three early goals. From that point onwards the game was over. Patience is now running thin as our Great Reset is clearly not working. Not enough of our first choice eleven are fit, which is…

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