Bristol Rovers


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 …

ON MONDAY, April 23, I’m sure that many Bristol Rovers supporters, officials and former players will be at South Bristol Crematorium to pay their last respects to the late Terry Oldfield, who lost his long battle with illness on March 28. One from the ‘old school’ of footballers who demonstrated total loyalty and commitment to …

STEVE Hamer insists The Football League should take more care to ensure games like local derbies and promotion battles are controlled by experienced referees. It is a point the Bristol Rovers chairman intends to make when meeting his counterparts from around the country at this summer’s conference of Football League chairmen. Pirates boss Darrell Clarke …

FORMER Exeter City team-mates Liam Sercombe and Tom Nichols could hardly have experienced more contrasting fortunes in their first season as Bristol Rovers players. And that comes as a huge surprise to me because I thought both would prove excellent signings by Darrell Clarke when the manager recruited them last summer. While Sercombe already has …

BRISTOL Rovers used the January transfer window to bring in three new faces as they look to push on into the top half of the League One table. The Pirates secured the services of the highly-rated Bernard Mensah from National League outfit, Aldershot Town, whilst also adding defender, Tony Craig from Millwall and Portsmouth wide-man, …

BRISTOL Rovers have handed Rollin Menayese a contract extension as a reward for the progress that the Wales Under-23 International has made since the start of the season. The 20 year-old central defender joined the club from Weston super Mare during the summer following a successful trial spell. He has impressed for the Development squad …

A number of Bristol Rovers players will spend Christmas and New Year fighting for a future with the club. That much became clear listening to manager Darrell Clarke’s condemnation of his team’s weak performance in last weekend’s 4-1 hammering by League One strugglers Gillingham at Priestfield. The defeat followed successive home wins over Rotherham United …

Joe Partington has made an impact in the Bristol Rovers side since switching to a holding midfield role Joe Partington may have found his niche in Bristol Rovers’ team almost a year after signing from Eastleigh. And if that is the case the versatile 27-year-old will have seen his career come full circle in terms …