Archive for 'Match Reports'

Form the Testudo, Gas 1 – Shrimpers 2

Changing your tactics and formation for a specific game is a highly risky strategy and the sort of thing on which managers careers depend. It is the sort of thing that can either be very clever or very stupid. On this occasion it proved to be very, very stupid.

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Full Moon in the East, and Destiny Denied

Stood on A Box writes: The full moon peered through wispy clouds over Brisbane Road on a pretty parky January night. A few hundred Gas gathered at one end of the main stand, and a sprinkling of Orient spread over the end stand and the rest of the main. Not really the kind of night […]

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Common Sense Vacuum at Lincoln

A one-one draw at fellow mid-table bore-team lilncoln City should be considered as a good result, but could have us Gasheads expected more if it wasn’t for some bizarre refereeing? The BBC reporter for the game (No- I wasn’t there, I was at home with a cup of tea thank you very much) said you […]

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Where Are Bristol Rovers?

This morning Bobby Gould was on Radio Five Live stating that his biggest gripe with football is that football clubs don’t treat their fans with enough respect. He said this in relation to the Rovers game he saw last week (He was in the stand on Monday). I hope for Mr Gould’s sake he didn’t […]

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Cobblers Clobbered

The Mighty Mouse Bristol Rovers went into Mondays game in scintillating form, a two nil defeat at The Shrews and a draw at the Robins to prove that.

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Atomic Supermen denied

The Gas Atomic Supermen look good but achieve little in a surprisingly enjoyable blankety-blank

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The Kraken wakes: Bristol Rovers 4 – Chester City 1

Four goals and creativity galore as Rovers crush Chester at the Memorial Stadium. Dr Dee reports.

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45 Minutes To Be Proud Of

Tonight was cursed from the kick off after geoff twentypence said ‘Rovers to win it by one’ on HTV news…thank you Mr Jinx-er. Rovers started the game, bumbled through most of the first 45 minutes without looking dangerous, creative or like a side challenging for promotion.

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There’s only one Ian Atkins!

Boring Boring Atkins’ chanted the Oxford fans today, as they sought to wind up our beloved (chuckle) El Fruitcake, who got one over his old club today as a solid Rovers ran out two nil winners in a mediocre game, but hey, a win’s a win.

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Scorched Earth – Gas 1 Kiddy 0

Dour Rovers take their first step on the road to the LDV final with a late Junior Agogo winner.

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