June 26, 2016
Cardiff City and Paul Trollope are heading to The Memorial Stadium.
It is likely to be on Tuesday 9th August 2016 with a 7.45pm kick off. (TBC).
The Bluebirds’ Head Coach, Paul Trollope, returns to face the side that he managed for five years up until 2010.
Cardiff City have won their last three matches against Bristol Rovers.
The last meeting was in the same competition in a second round match which BRFC lost 3-1 back in 2009.
Michael Chopra, Peter Whittingham and Josh Magennis were on target for the Bluebirds.
You can watch Josh Magennis’ goal in this fixture:- HERE
In the 1990’s Bristol Rovers played Cardiff City SEVEN times without defeat.
However, since the 9th of October 1999 there have been no victories for Bristol Rovers in THREE away games.
The last HOME defeat for Bristol Rovers against Cardiff City was on the 4th of February 1989.