Mercado de San Miguel – Heaven in Madrid

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I have just returned from a whirlwind weekend in Madrid, and this place was by far the highlight. Mercado de San Miguel is foodie heaven. Supposedly the most popular food market in Madrid, we just couldn’t wait to get stuck in.

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Having spent the morning at Real Madrid’s Bernabeu stadium to satisfy the boys (if that’s more your thing you can read about that here), we headed off to find the much talked about food market just in time for lunch. We weren’t disappointed!

We excitedly snapped some pictures of the building itself – a beautiful glass, iron and wooden structure that gifts the perfect balance of traditional and modern – before hungrily joining the bustling crowd drifting towards the mouth-wateringly good smells inside.

We were swept into a sea of people, weaving their way through the crowds to reach the stalls and bars. Now, I am really, really…

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Santiago Bernabeu

What a great city Madrid is. From the awesome squares, to the beautiful parks, and the food. Well, the food is incredible!

When we were invited to go to Madrid for the weekend for my future Sister in law’s Birthday my first thought was I really hope we can get in a Real Madrid game! Unfortunately they were playing away to Córdoba, so in the end we had to settle with a stadium tour.

From where we were staying it was a short ride on the city’s impressive Metro system and within 20 minutes we were there. As we walked up the steps towards the sunlight we could already see the shear scale of the stadium. The amount of people walking around sporting Real Madrid shirts and scarfs was amazing for a non match day!

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We bought our stadium tour tickets for 19 euros, which I thought was pretty reasonable as we were in the stadium for a good two hours.

After a quick security check we were directed to the top of the stadium and a few escalator rides later we arrived, and wow was it impressive! We did the usual touristy things and had our photos taken at the top, the impressive tiers of seats stretching down to the pitch behind us.

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The next part of the tour was the history of Real Madrid, the most successful club of the last century. You walk through a museum as videos of past games flash up on the walls, photos and memorabilia sit behind glass frames and trophies line the corridor like room. Blimey there are a lot!

As you make your way back down into the stadium you can stop off in one of the stands and sit there, taking it all in.

The next museum bit was all about the European cups they have won, 10 in all!

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There was also a chance to see the most recent Ballon d’Or, won by Real player Ronaldo. There were also tributes to previous winners who have played for the team, including Englishman Micheal Owen.

Eventually we ended in the changing rooms, which are massive! Honestly bigger than my whole flat!

When we reached the pitch side we took photos from pitch level and sat in the home dugout. It’s mad to think of all the superstars who have sat there before!

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When we were walking around the stadium is was buzzing with people from all over the world, taking photos and buying the merchandise. The club shop is huge and you can buy anything from a pen to a stadium puzzle!

What a great stadium! I would love to go and watch Real Madrid in action there. We’ll have to time our trip better next time!

If you’re ever in Madrid I definitely recommend the tour. I took my fiancé and future sister in law and they also really enjoyed it.

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It has to be top of the list for any football fan!

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Woking away

Saturday saw Rovers take on Surrey club Woking.

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This was the game I looked out for when the fixtures were made as I work not too far from Woking and have a few work mates who go every week to support the Cards.

For me this is a nice easy trip from my home in Surbiton with it only being a short train ride or drive.
I took along my fiancé Daniela for the trip. I don’t think she was too keen as the weather forecast didn’t look great and she had heard Woking didn’t have a roof on the away terrace. I tried to reassure her it would be ok and to take a coat! She didn’t see the funny side of this, but after cooking her breakfast and doing the hoovering she agreed to come.

We left quite early and headed down the A3 towards Woking. We decided we would park at the station as we had arranged to meet my work mates at a pub nearby, and to pay £2 to park all day is a win!

We met at a really lovely pub called The Sovereigns – the staff were welcoming and it had a great atmosphere. As an added bonus they served Winter Lightning – one of my favourite ales from the Hopback Brewery. What a nice pint! It’s not your typical football pub and it was mostly full of people enjoying a pint over lunch, but this soon changed as more and more Rovers fans made their way in.

After a few beers we made the short walk down towards the ground where we said our goodbyes to my work mates and went our separate ways.

We decided to go in the stand behind the goal and Danni was pleased that she got to sit down and had a roof over her head. To be honest, the stand is pretty decent and would not look out of place at a football league ground, although it looks quite odd within the Woking ground as the other stands are awful – like old chicken sheds!

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More and more Rovers fans came pouring into the ground and it soon got to the point where they had to stop letting them in, meaning some Rovers fans were left outside and missed the game. I feel for the fans that were unable to watch the game – perhaps Woking should have been better organised? But what a turn out for Rovers, yet again the support is top class! My work makes complimented the Rovers fans saying they couldn’t quite believe how many turned up.

League leaders Barnet were in action at lunchtime against Grimsby with the game ending 3-1 to Grimsby. This meant Rovers could cut the gap from 6 points to 3 points with a win at Woking.

The game kicked off and Rovers started shooting towards the impressive stand I mentioned earlier. Through out the whole game neither keeper really had anything to do as both defences stood firm and defended well. Matty Taylor thought he had put Rovers 1 up on the stroke of half time, only to see the linesman’s flag up. I think he was on side as did every one else, and Taylor’s reaction showed he thought so too. Rovers goalie Will Puddy had a fairly quiet first half and was only really called into action when a Woking player hit a shot which took a deflection and Puddy easily gathered. At half time it was nil nil.

The second half was much the same as the first half with both defences playing well. Taylor again thought he had put Rovers ahead but again the linesman’s flag was up. Soon it was time for new signing Jermaine Easter to make his debut in the blue and white quarters. The striker, who signed in the week from championship side Millwall, showed some good touches and control. Hopefully in the coming weeks he will become a massive player for us. On paper this is a huge signing – well done Darrel Calrke and the board for bringing him in. Hopefully this is a reflection of intent to get out of the league.

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The game ended 0-0 and to be honest, other than the lack of excitement in the game, I’m not too disappointed. Woking are a good team and solid at the back – they’re not up near the play offs for nothing. For Rovers to keep a clean sheet away from home is great, and our defence were solid yet again. Maybe if Stuart Sinclair had been fit it might have been a different story as we seemed to lack a bit of the pace in the centre. With Barnet loosing, the gap is now down to 5 points!!!

Rovers have no game this week as Braintree are still in the FA trophy so the game has been postponed. What’s everyone going to do with another Saturday without the mighty Gas?

I’m off to Madrid for the weekend and I’m really looking forward to it. The only downside is we’ve missed the chance to catch a game out there – Real are playing away and Athelitco are playing when we fly back. Gutted!

Hope everyone has a great weekend!

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Torquay and Nuneaton

Rovers continued the festive period with a draw against Torquay and a win at Nuneaton. We have picked up a great 13 points from a possible 15 – I can’t remember a Christmas like this for Rovers!

Our first two games of the New Year were at home to Torquay (who we beat 2-1 on Boxing Day down in Devon) and away to Nuneaton who we also won against earlier in the season.

I thought we would have picked up all 3 points at the Torquay game so like many others, I was quite disappointed with the performance. At least we managed to win a point!

Torquay took the lead in the tenth minute with their big striker hitting home. Perhaps Trotman could have done better?

Rovers didn’t look at the races and there were lots of misplaced passes and long balls leading to nothing. We did create a few chances, our closest ending with Tom Parkes heading wide from a Jake Gosling corner. Half time it was 1-0 to Torquay.

The second half saw Rovers step it up a little bit, although they still weren’t at their best. They huffed and puffed, the Seasiders’ goalie pulled off a great save from Matty Taylor’s well struck shot and the keeper also saved well from Stuart Sinclair’s attempt.

Rovers’ goal came in the final ten minutes after Ellis Harrison seemed to have his shirt pulled by the Torquay defender. The linesmen flagged for the foul and after a consultation with the referee they decided it was a penalty! Understandably, the Gulls player who had committed the foul (and the rest of his team) were furious and surrounded the officials, leading to the Torquay defender being sent off. Up stepped Matty Taylor who fired home.

Rovers put the pressure on and looked for a late winner but couldn’t find the back of the net. We were lucky that the official’s decision fell in our favor and at least we were able to leave with a point.

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Next up for Rovers was a trip to struggling Nuneaton where we won 2-0.The goals came from Lee Mansell and Nathan Blisset. The first goal was first given to Matty Taylor, but it has since been given to Mansell.

Mansell’s goal came after a shot from
Blisset was parried, but unlucky for their keeper it fell straight to Mansell who poked it home.

The second goal came from a corner by Jake Gosling and was met by the head of Blisset.

Rovers could have had a few more goals with Blisset, Taylor and Sinclair coming close to adding more.

Once again the away support was brilliant and again we had more fans than the home side.

What a 3 points – this tops of fantastic Christmas period!

Barnet lost on Sunday so the gap is now only 6 points. Let’s hope we continue to close that gap!

We’ve also conceded the least in the league which is amazing. I hope this great form continues for the rest of the season!

Next up is Woking away on the 17th of January, a really easy one for me being a short train ride away from my home in Surbiton. I imagine there will be another Gas invasion!

Come on Rovers!

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Festive period

What a fantastic festive period for Rovers, just what every gas head would of wished for! Hope everyone had a great time over the festive period.

3 great wins against Gateshead in front of the BT cameras, Torquay away on a damp Boxing Day and the demolition of Macclesfield!

Rovers beat an impressive Gateshead side 3-2, the game was live on BT sport, I had to watch the game on the TV as I could not get back in time for the game.

Rovers were let’s not be harsh but they were awful in the first 20 minutes We made Gatehead look like Barcelona the way they were spreading the ball around! Gatehead took the lead which was not a suprise as they had so much of the ball! Clarke was forced into an early change with subbing Angelo Balanta for Ollie Clarke, Rovers went into half time 1 down.

To be honest I was dreading the second half how wrong was I!

Rovers looked a different side, Clarke scoring from outside the box with a great strike on the 59th minute! Within a few minutes Rovers were again behind again with Gateahead scoring on the counter attack!

Rovers piled on the pressure and Andy Monkhouse was brought down on the edge of the area, up stepped Lee Mansell with the free kick and bang goal! What a free kick!

3 minutes later Rovers took the lead with the ever impressive Stuart Sinclair with a great finish after good work from Matty Taylor. What a great turn around!

The game ended 3-2 to Rovers! What a 3 points! What a game for the tv audience who watched the game on BT sport.

Boxing Day saw Rovers head down to Devon to play former league two Torquay!

Family commitments prevented me making the trip down to Torquay, although I was glued to Twitter checking the match information on the official Rovers Twitter.

We had just been for a nice walk in the Lacock fields when Rovers took the lead through Matty Taylor, what. Great strike! As we got back to the house it was 2 nil to rovers with Neil Trotman heading home Jake Goslings corner.

Torquay soon had a goal back, the Rovers goalkeeper punched the ball into his own net, feel sorry for the lad luckily for him Rovers went on to win the game! From what I’ve read Rovers should of had a lot more goals! But 3 points is 3 points!

What a nice present for Rovers fans!

Sunday Rovers were up against Maccelsfield at the Mem the last game of 2014.

The game ended 4 nil to Rovers what a great win!

The first goal coming from Andy Monkhouse who headed home from a corner towards the end of the first half, Rovers went into the break 1 up.

On the 65th minute Monkhouse was at the heart of the action again beating a few men in the box and playing a great pass which was met by Nathan Blissett who guided it home.

Rovers were 3 goals up when they won a free kick which was dispatched by Lee Mansell and was met by the head of Matty Taylor!

The fourth and final goal came from the penalty spot, Ellis Harrison smashing it home! The penalty came after substitute Bradley Goldberg was brought down in the box.

Rovers could of had a few more goals but to win 4-0 against a promotion chasing team is awesome! You could see the players grow in confidence as the game went on, they all wanted the ball and hopefully this result will stand us in good stead for next year as we chase Barnet for top of the league and the ultimate goal promotion back to where this great club should be!

Barnet drew on Sunday so the gap is now 7 points, can we catch them?

Barnet were coming for you!

Happy new year!

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Welling and Wrexham

Another home win for Rovers!

On Saturday Rovers beat Welling 2-0 with goals coming from recent signing Nathan Blissett and Matt Taylor. That’s now 2 in 3 for front man Blissett, and another impressive effort by Taylor.

Rovers, who had already beaten top of the league Barnet in the week, managed to continue their great home form with the only loss at home being that against Forest Green Rovers. We’re nearly half way through the season and we’ve only lost 4 games!

Rovers manager Darell Clarke changed his winning side and gave new signing Alex Wall a start. Wall, who signed for Rovers on Thursday from Luton, is a striker and will hopefully bring what we need to the attack.

Rovers huffed and puffed for the first 45 minutes but couldn’t find the break through and the game was 0-0 at half time.

The second half saw Clarke make a double change with Angelo Balanta and Della Verde coming on. Thankfully this seemed to bring Rovers to life. Rovers took the lead through Blissett after a good ball from Monkhouse. The second goal came from Matty Taylor at the penalty spot. He’s been playing great over the last few weeks and long may this continue! Rovers created a few more chances and the game ended 2-0.

Yesterday Rovers traveled to North Wales to play Wrexham, following on from their first meeting of the season where Rovers won 1-0.

This game ended 0-0 – and what a great point!

Goalie Steve Mildenhall went off injured and with no goalkeeper on the bench Rovers captain Mark McChrystal took the gloves! Just before half time Wrexham had a player sent off for a bad tackle against Matt Taylor and the first half ended 0-0. During the second half Rovers came close to scoring when a free kick from Alex Wall smashed the cross bar. Rovers just couldn’t find that bit of spark in front of goal and the game ended 0-0.

Special mention goes to Mark McChrystal for keeping a clean sheet and pulling off a few good saves! In the circumstances it’s a great point. If we had a recognised goal keeper in goal then I would have expected a win against ten men, but after loosing Mildenhall it was important to keep the defense strong to support McChrystal and I think we managed to do that.

We’ve only lost one in the last 17 league games – let’s be a bit more positive!

Also a little mention to former Rovers striker David Clarkson who has scored 8 goals in 8 games for his new side Dundee. He’s been tipped to be recalled to the Scotland international side. Well done David!

Come on Rovers.

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Chester and Barnet

At the end of last week Rovers brought in two new strikers; Bradley Goldberg on loan from Dagenham and Redbridge and Nathan Blissett on loan from Kidderminster – although that will become a permanent signing in January. Yes, this is the Blissett who scored against us a few weeks ago!

On Saturday Rovers played away at Chester and were back at the Mem on Tuesday to meet with league leaders Barnet.

Rovers took the lead at Chester thanks to the man himself Blissett latching on to a ball from Matt Taylor. It was soon 2-0 with Tom Parkes getting the second goal. With a two goal cushion I thought we would go on and get a few more, but how wrong was I! It was soon 2-2. A few lapses at the back and we were back on level terms with the game ending 2-2. It’s hard to take any positives from the game as when winning 2-0 we should probably be putting teams to bed and winning comfortably, but like I’ve said before a point is a point. Let’s hope we can start turning these one points to into three.

Tuesday night saw Rovers play top of the league Barnet, and what a win! The weather was awful and it rained non stop. I managed to convince my fiancé to join me at the game (with the promise of dinner at Cafe Grounded) and she insisted we went under cover so we stood in the Blackthorn end. It was also her Birthday so I had to keep her sweet!

Rovers started the game at a fast pace. After just 5 minutes we were one up after Andy Monkhouse played a great ball through to Matt Taylor who did well to score from a tight angle. Rovers kept up the pressure and played some good football – a good move from the left hand side led to a chance for Stuart Sinclair but ended with him hitting his shot over the bar.

Another great ball came in from the left and this led to the talking point of the game. A ball came into the box and fell to Nathan Blissett who hit a great overhead kick. It looked as though it was going in but even through the clash of bodies it seemed clear that the Barnet defender had cleared it with his hand! The ref hesitated as though he was going to give a red and Rovers the penalty – both sets of players surrounded the ref arguing their cases. After talking to his linesmen who said the ball had hit the defender’s head, a corner was given. We had quite a good view and my initial thought was that the defender had handled the ball. I have watched the highlights to re-asses and still think this is the case, but I have heard a few different opinions. I would be keen to know what you think if you were there too?

On the 37th minute against the run of play, Barnet won a free kick and scored from it – a well driven low shot into the corner. How frustrating! It had been all Rovers in the first half and we had created lots of chances.

It was 1-1 at half time. Martin Allen’s men looked better in the second half and came into the game a bit more. Rovers still created a few chances with Matt Taylor’s shot going just over the bar. Another great ball from Lee Brown found Angelo Balanta who headed wide. He probably should have done better, but he soon redeemed himself as Rovers grabbed an injury time winner with Balanta connecting with Lyle Della-Verde’s corner! Della-Verde looks a great talent and beat his man nearly every time with some impressive trickery so hopefully we can extend his loan.

What a great win! We outplayed Barnet in parts and could have been out of sight at half time. Mark McChrystal did really well against John Akinde, managing to keep the league’s top goal scorer quiet throughout the game.

Tuesday night showed that we are a force in this league and proved what we can do. Barnet didn’t really impress me and I thought they would have put in a better performance.

As I’m writing this I’ve just watched Rickie Lambert score his first Champions League goal – he’s gone a long way from his days at Rovers. This time 8 years ago he scored for Rovers against Barnet! Well done Rickie.

Next up for Rovers is Welling United at home.

Come on Rovers!

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Kidderminster at home

Rovers came from one goal down on Saturday to draw with Kidderminster Harriers.

The away side took the lead in the 67th minute with Blisset heading home from a corner. Rovers created a few chances – Mark Mcchrystal met David Martin’s cross and hit his shot straight at the keeper.

Rovers equalised thanks to the recently under fire Matt Taylor; the goal following a great ball from Fulham youngster Lyle Della-Verde. He looks like a great talent and hopefully we can have him for a bit longer.

Although many of us fans are disappointed with not picking up all 3 points, a point is a point and we didn’t loose the game. We’re still right near the top and hopefully we can go on another run and cut the gap on the London side Barnet.

I’m pleased for Matt Taylor who runs and runs and runs – we can’t fault his effort and energy on the pitch. Yes, he’s a striker and maybe he should take a few more of his chances but hopefully he will be able to kick on a bit.

In other news this week, Jamie White has cancelled his contract by mutual consent. The manager has come out and said Jamie White was frustrated by lack of game time. It looks like he is going to join Conference South side Sutton United.

White leaving frees up some wages and there have been lots of rumours and stories going around that Rovers are in talks with Milwall striker Jermaine Easter. I’d love it if this materialised but to be honest it’s a bit of a long shot as I’m sure many clubs in the football league would be interested in him.

This got me thinking – who are the best strikers you Rovers fans have seen at the club?
For me it has to be Rickie Lambert, and as we all know he’s gone a long way from his days at the Mem.

Tuesday night Rovers were in action in the Gloucester FA Senior Cup against Cinderford Town. The final score was 2-1 with Rovers coming from behind to win the game. We have Jamie Lucas and Jake Gosling to thank for the two goals scored. Surely Jamie Lucas should be given a chance in the first team? As I’ve mentioned before, he’s scored in the league below whilst on loan at Weston Super Mare so we should make use of his eye for goal and give him a chance.

Angelo Balanta played the full 90minutes and looked lively. It will be great to see him in the first team too as he looks a great prospect.

Next up is an away game to Chester on Saturday.

Come on Rovers!

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Tranmere and Alfreton

Saturday the 8th of November saw Bristol Roves play Tranmere Rovers in the first round of the FA cup. Unfortunately there will be no cup run this season and I’m a bit gutted as I love the FA cup and have some fond memories of watching Rovers taking part in it.

The game finished 1-0 to the home side. It’s a shame we lost but I think we can hold our heads high as they are in the league above us and the level of play made it difficult to tell who was in the higher league.

The League Two side took the lead from the penalty spot after Mark Mcchrystal handled in the area. Rovers created a few chances with Ellis Harrison wasting the best chance with his miss hit volley.

Tranmere were reduced to ten men after one of their players kicked out at Tom Parkes. It is a shame that while we had the extra man advantage we couldn’t get an equaliser and take the game back to the Mem, but at least we played well.

A few people I’ve spoken to have said they’re glad we’re out of the cup as they believed it would lay a burden on our promotion push. I don’t think this is the case – we have a decent squad and a few useful youngsters we can call upon. Plus, if we were doing well in the cup the positive results would have bred confidence. At least now we can put everything into moving up and out of this league.

Again the only real concern for me is that we still aren’t scoring enough goals! Those of you who read my reviews will be probably be bored of reading this but surely it’s only a matter of time before the flood gates open?

The manager Darrell Clarke looks to be on the hunt for a striker – something that we are desperately in need of – and we have recently been linked with Lee Hughes and Matt Tubbs. If Lee Hughes signs I would personally be gutted as I wouldn’t want his well known actions to taint the club’s reputation. Matt Tubbs on the other hand would be incredible as he would score for fun in this league. I’ve seen him a few times this season playing for AFC Wimbledon and I think he could be one to watch.

A positive from Saturday is that Stuart Sinclair returned from injury. His non stop running and energy is great to have back on the pitch. Hopefully he can stay injury free as I believe he is one of the most important players in the team at the moment.

Rovers were back in league action a few days later on the 11th against Alfreton with the game ending in a 0-0 draw. I, like many Gasheads, am disappointed. Well, actually more annoyed and frustrated! They were there for the taking! We haven’t taken enough chances recently and it’s almost getting boring now. Making the result even more frustrating is the fact that Barnet lost their game against Torquay so we also missed out on a chance to close the gap at the top.

Listening to the commentary it sounds as though we were on top but just couldn’t score – again! It’s quite clear we need a striker who is going to follow through and put the ball in the back of the net. Goals win games! We’re not scoring enough and we will find ourselves falling behind the front runners if we don’t find our feet soon.

This is my first slightly negative piece on Rovers but I’m sure I am voicing the opinions of many Rovers fans out there. We’ve had the same problems all season and we just aren’t scoring enough (bar the 7-1 victory at Dorchester).

Nick Higgs – maybe it’s time to break the bank and bring in a goal scorer? This season already seems to be a reflection of last season – we just need a reliable goal scorer.

I feel for the amazing fans who made the trip on a Tuesday night all that way for a 0-0 draw. If nothing else it’s amazing to see that Rovers fans will always be present, even when things aren’t going our way.

At least we won a point and managed to hold on to the clean sheet, but in the grand scheme of things we should be beating the so called lesser teams in this division (no disrespect to Alfreton – they did well to keep a clean sheet too!).

I hate to sound as though I am being negative. I really hope that I am proven wrong and that Saturday’s result makes me look silly for complaining. Let’s hope our strikers find their scoring boots!

Next up is a home game against Kidderminster Harriers. Come on Rovers, let’s get back to winning ways!

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Telford away

On Saturday the 1st of November Rovers picked up another win, this time against Telford. The game ended 1-0 to Rovers with the goal coming from midfielder Ollie Clarke.

Again, work commitments prevented me from attending the game but my sources have informed me that it wasn’t the prettiest match, even going as far as to say it was a scrappy affair with a clear lack of good football. However, as I’ve said before, a win is a win!

Will Puddy started in goal for a Rovers as Steve Mildenhall was unwell. The former Salisbury City player kept his first clean sheet for Rovers and I’m pleased for him. He was unlucky not to keep a clean sheet against Dover at home and he has proved he’s a worthy replacement if needed to cover.

Some bad news from Saturday’s game was that Andy Monkhouse was sent off for an alleged elbow. Rovers appealed the sending of but the appeal failed, meaning Monkhouse will now have to sit out the next 3 games.

Trotman also went off injured and it looks as though his injury will keep him out for a while. I’m gutted for him! He’s been solid at the back and will certainly be missed over the next few weeks.

Jamie White scored for the reserves in the week in their game against Exeter so hopefully he will be given a chance to start soon. If he stays injury free I’m sure he will score some goals for us as he has done over the last few seasons in the conference for Salisbury.

In the same game, impressive youngster Jamie Lucas scored having returned from being on loan at local club Weston Super Mare. He’s scored lots of goals for Weston in the league below so maybe he should be given the chance to do the same at this level? Perhaps Darrell Clarke will want to send him out to another team to gain more experience starting games and scoring goals.

Hopefully Rovers can go on another run and close the gap on runaway leaders Barnet who we play at home in a few weeks time. Rovers are currently 1 point off of second place and 10 behind Martin Allen’s team. The game against Barnet is a massive one so let’s hope we get a decent crowd in and get the 3 points we need.

At the end of last week I received a book titled ‘Away the Gas’. Written by Rovers fan Martin Bull, the book pieces together fan’s stories, memories and photos of Bristol Rovers Away days, creating an amazing account of some of the team’s most memorable away matches. I was lucky enough to share some of my memories with Martin and I am so impressed with the finished book. Not only does it make a great read but 10% of the money made will be going to the brain tumour charity in memory of Nathaniel Hornby, a huge Rovers fan who sadly passed away. With Christmas coming up this is a great gift idea for any Rovers fan.

Well done Martin – what a great idea and what a book!

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