Bristol Rovers


Although confusion and conjecture continue to reign, the English Football League (EFL) have moved to clarify a number of key points regarding the coronavirus affected 2019-20 season, writes Tom Howe. On Wednesday, the Board met to discuss matters, including the indicative vote taken by League Two clubs and the League One impasse which both came …

Professional clubs in the West Country are gearing up for a return to football in the coming weeks, with an aim to complete the 2019-20 season, writes Andrew Clayton. The outbreak of covid-19 means that a ball has not been kicked in over a month, and despite the government’s decision to extend the national lockdown …

The search for a new manager at Bristol Rovers continues over Christmas following Graham Coughlan’s departure to Mansfield Town this week, writes Andrew Clayton. The Irishman was announced as the new Stags boss on Wednesday after Rovers ‘reluctantly’ gave permission for him to enter talks. Former Plymouth Argyle captain Coughlan led his new side in …

BRISTOL Rovers find themselves within touching distance of a Wembley cup final after beating Port Vale 3-0 on Tuesday night to reach the semi-finals of the Checkatrade Trophy. Rovers led 1-0 at the break with Ollie Clarke firing them ahead with a fine individual goal on 20 minutes. Port Vale found themselves down to 10-man …

BRISTOL Rovers have been handed a home tie against Port Vale in the quarter-finals of the Checkatrade Trophy. The draw was made on Thursday evening by former footballer and EFL pundit Don Goodman and Brentford head hoach Thomas Frank live on Sky Sports’ EFL Matters show. In the other quarter-final ties, Portsmouth will entertain Peterborough …

GRAHAM COUGHLAN has been appointed Bristol Rovers’ new manager on a two-and-a-year contract. Coughlan has impressed during his interim spell as caretaker boss following the departure of Darrell Clarke in December. The former Plymouth Argyle captain has helped move the club out of the relegation zone and into 19th position, collecting 10 points out of …

DARRELL CLARKE has spoken for the first time since his departure as manager of Bristol Rovers last week. Rovers parted company with Clarke after winning just four of their opening 21 league games, which left them in the relegation zone. Clarke had been at the Memorial Stadium for nearly six years. In a statement issued …

BRISTOL Rovers have parted company with manager Darrell Clarke after a disappointing start to the 2018-19 season. Rovers are currently in the League One relegation zone after winning just four of their 21 league games so far this term. In a statement, Bristol Rovers said: “Darrell Clarke has been a loyal servant of Bristol Rovers …