January 20, 2016

Bristol Rovers are through to the Semi-Finals of the GFA Senior Challenge Cup.


On a freezing night and a tricky Cossham Street pitch the final result was 4-1 to the Pirates.

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Ryan Broom scored the first two goals in the match against Mangotsfield United.

First half goals from Ryan Broom(2), Jay Malpas and Olly Mehew in the first half made the difference.

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Jay Malpas, shown here in pre-season against Arsenal scored the fourth goal just before half time.

In  a more even second half, Luke Bryan scored the consolation goal for the Mangos.

Bristol Rovers Team :- Kieran Preston, Danny Greenslade, Tom Fry, Alfie Kilgour, Bradley Confrey, Jay Malpas, Eliot Green, (Connor Jones – 78); George Corp, (Lewis Leigh Gilchrist – 70); Blake Davies, (Tyrone Tucker-Dixon – 68); Olly Mehew, Ryan Broom.

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Olly Mehew scoring the third goal of the evening will have left the rival Mangos manager with mixed emotions.

Unused Substitutes :- Sam Iles, Charlie Phillips.

For a detailed Match Report from the Bristol Rovers FC Official Website :- CLICK HERE

To view the conditions on the night there is a short clip of the MUFC players warming up :- CLICK HERE

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