Posts Tagged "Bristol Rovers"

What On Earth Is Going Wrong At Bristol Rovers?

What On Earth Is Going Wrong At Bristol Rovers?

By on Jan 28, 2014 in Finance, Latest | 3 comments

With Bristol City near the foot of League One and Bristol Rovers only four points from the relegation places in League Two, this hasn’t been the greatest of seasons for the conurbation of Greater Bristol. Here’s our West of England correspondent Irene Goodnight – see what I did there? – to bring us up to speed with what may or may not have...

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Smash & Grab! Bristol Rovers – The Warboys & Bannister Years

By on Apr 16, 2012 in History, Latest | 7 comments

It is now almost forty years since Bristol Rovers ran up one of the most remarkable unbeaten runs in the entire history of the Football League, and their attack at the time was one of the most feared around. Here’s Paul Caulfield on a team that is fondly remembered by its supporters, and the strikers that took them to promotion from the Third Division. The...

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Match Of The Week: AFC Wimbledon 2-3 Bristol Rovers

By on Aug 6, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

A lot of people worked very hard for this moment. In modern football, a considerable amount of time, paper and  bandwidth is spent on celebrating a relative few, but at Wimbledon it was the likes of Erik Samuelson, Kris Stewart, Marc Jones and Ivor Heller, who refused to let their club die with a that was brought about by little more than carpet-baggers. Today,...

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Another Three Years Of “Match Of The Day”

By on Jan 31, 2009 in Latest | 1 comment

The news that the BBC has secured a further three years of Premier League highlights makes for a potentially intriguing situation. In August 2014, a year after their next contract ends, the BBC’s flagship (and, it’s probably fair to say now, only) football show will be celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, but the new contract will expire in May 2013....

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