Bristol Rovers


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 …

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 …

BRISTOL Rovers will face a trip to Northampton Town in the third round of the Checkatrade Trophy. Northampton are managed by Bristol-born Keith Curle, who played for Rovers, Bristol City and Torquay United during his career, which also saw him earn England honours. He also is a former Torquay manager. The draw was made on …

EXETER City will host Peterborough United in the Round Two of the Checkatrade Trophy. Bristol Rovers, meanwhile, will travel to Swansea City Under-21. The draw was made on Friday afternoon by former winners of the competition Leon Britton and Steve Claridge. Ties will be played week commencing 3 December. Confirmed Round Two ties are as …

PLYMOUTH Argyle will entertain either Oxford United or Forest Green Rovers in the Emirates FA Cup second round after the draw was made on Monday night. Meanwhile, if Bristol Rovers can overcome Barnet in a reply they will host Stockport County. There are two all-League One ties as 2008 Cup winners Portsmouth travel to Rochdale …

STEVE Hamer pledges that Bristol Rovers’ board will give Darrell Clarke “every possible backing” in the transfer market this summer. The chairman also says that the mood of the directors matches that of the manager in terms of positivity and that the budget will be competitive at a time when clubs throughout the Football League …