Bristol Rovers


West Country League One sides Bristol Rovers and Plymouth Argyle will face off against each other at the Memorial Stadium tomorrow. Both teams will be looking to bounce back from midweek defeats and end the month on a positive note. With a current winless streak running to eight-games in League One, bottom of the table …

Bristol Rovers must use the battling spirit demonstrated in a luckless Cararbao Cup defeat at Molineux as a catalyst to climb the League One table without delay. There are times in football when nothing seems to go right for a club no matter how much effort is put in by those involved. I imagine that …

Bristol Rovers were knocked out of the Carabao Cup against Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers from an extra time goal from Bright Enobakhare. A spirited performance from Darrell Clarke’s side, backed up with almost 2,000 travelling fans, made it a tough game for Wolves. Bristol Rovers managed an impressive 21 shots at goal that kept Wolves’ …

Darrell Clarke’s honest assessments of Bristol Rovers’ performances have earned him great respect from the local media during his time as manager, writes Richard Latham. The Pirates boss can be moody on occasions and sometimes takes great delight in what he calls “keeping you Press lads on your toes”, particularly when in high spirits after …

DARRELL Clarke admits a tinge of disappointment at failing to meet his double-figure target of new signings this summer. But eight out of ten is not bad and some shrewd business, allied to hanging on to players of the calibre of Billy Bodin and Tom Lockyer, means that Pirates fans can look forward with optimism …

ONE of the most impressive features of Darrell Clarke’s time as Bristol Rovers boss is the work put in on the training ground. Not just by the manager himself, but by his coaching staff and players whose attributes include a thick skin and an appetite to learn and improve. After the 4-1 home de- feat …

BILLY Bodin can realistically target 20 goals this season, having begun the campaign fitter, stronger and sharper than at any time during his Bristol Rovers career. The 25-year-old attacking midfielder confirmed that his confidence was sky-high after netting twice in last Tuesday night’s 4-1 Carabao Cup first round win over Cambridge United. And that performance …

AFC Wimbledon Manager: Neal Ardley Manager Neal Ardley prepares for his sixth season in charge of the Wombles after taking charge of the team in October 2012. He will be looking to guide his side higher than the 15th placed finish in 2016/17 following their play-off triumph to get to the third tier in the previous …