Gloucester City v Bristol Rovers
\r\n\r\n\r\nDate: Saturday 26th July\r\nCompetition: Friendly\r\nVenue: Whaddon Road, Cheltenham\r\nKick-off: 3pm\r\nPrices: Adults £10, Concessions £5, Under 18’s free.\r\nOpponents: Bristol Rovers, formed in 1883, are one of the South West’s most famous football teams, having been members of the Football League from 1920 until their relegation last season.\r\n\r\nThe club have reached the FA Cup Quarter finals on three separate occasions, most recently in 2007-08, losing to West Bromwich Albion\r\n\r\nGloucester City and Bristol Rovers have always shared a close relationship, going back to the 1930’s with Albert Prince-Cox, who managed both teams.\r\n\r\nThe Tigers current squad has a few former Gas players, including goalkeeper Mike Green, striker Charlie Griffin, winger Matt Groves and Lewis Hogg, a former Rovers captain.\r\n\r\nTeam news: Matt Williams will play today after missing Tuesday’s entertaining 5-3 defeat against Forest Green Rovers through injury, Rory Winters is still struggling with a bruised ankle and will miss the friendly.\r\n\r\nJack Harris is making good progress with his rehabilitation from a knee injury.\r\n\r\nYou’ll be able to catch all of the action from Whaddon Road on Twitter (@GCAFCofficial) and Facebook (GCAFCofficial). See you there!\r\n\r\n Gloucester City’s media coverage is sponsored by Baylis Motors.
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