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Match preview: Bristol Rovers vs City

16 September 2022

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The Imps will look to secure back-to-back wins in Sky Bet League One - when facing Bristol Rovers on Saturday 17 September (3pm KO).

All the key information ahead of the fixture against the Pirates can be found in this match preview.

TICKET INFORMATION

Tickets are available to purchase from the ticket office at the Memorial Stadium on the day using card only, with no price increase in place.

MATCH COVERAGE 

Imps supporters who are unable to make it to Bristol Rovers can follow the action with regular updates on the club’s official Twitter page. You will also be able to catch updates on other social media platforms including Facebook and Instagram.

iFollow Imps subscribers can also watch all the reaction, including post-match interviews and match highlights. 

International fans can purchase a match pass to watch the game live. Alternatively, UK-based supporters can listen to live match commentary using an iFollow Imps audio pass - which can be bought HERE.  

BRISTOL ROVERS

Nickname: The Pirates

Founded: 1883

Stadium: Memorial Stadium

Manager: Joey Barton

Top scorer: Aaron Collins (four goals)

League position: 18th

LAST TIME OUT

Imps 2-0 Derby County 

Sky Bet League One

Imps: Rushworth, Poole ©, Bishop (Oakley-Boothe 33’), Garrick (Jackson 85’), O’Connor, House, Sorensen, Eyoma, Roughan, Virtue, Diamond. Subs (not used): Wright, Vernam, Robson, Davenport, Gallagher.

Ipswich Town 2-0 Bristol Rovers

Sky Bet League One

Bristol Rovers: Belshaw, Gordon, Kilgour, Finley (c), Collins, Anderson (Saunders 17’), Clarke (Marquis 62’), Evans, McCormick (Coutts 62’), Hoole, Thomas. Subs (not used): Jaakkola, Westbrooke, Jasper, Whelan.

LEAGUE FORM

Imps: WLDLW

Bristol Rovers: LLDDL

KENNEDY’S THOUGHTS

Hear from the head coach below…

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Tom Nield

Assistant referee: Christopher Husband

Assistant referee: Christopher Wade

Fourth official: Kevin Howick

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