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January 8, 2017

FOUR LEAGUE GOALS IN A SINGLE FIXTURE

First time since when?

Well done that man.

To view the quick-fire trio of league goals in the “perfect hat-trick”

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2nd May 1921 – Sid Leigh – Bristol Rovers 5 v 0 Exeter City.

12th December 1925 – Jonah Wilcox – Bristol Rovers 7 v 2 Bournemouth.

5th March 1927 – Bill Culley – Bristol Rovers 4 v 1 Queens Park Rangers.

25th March 1939 – Frank Curran – Bristol Rovers 5 v 0 Swindon Town.

29th March 1948 – Vic Lambden – Bristol Rovers 7 v 1 Aldershot.

1st December 1951 – George Petherbridge – Bristol Rovers 5 v 0 Torquay United.

4th April 1952 – Vic Lambden – Bristol Rovers 6 v 0 Colchester United.

14th March 1959 – Geoff Bradford – Bristol Rovers 4 v 1 Rotherham United.

NONE DURING THE SIXTIES

10th October 1970 – Robin Stubbs – Gillingham 1 v 4 Bristol Rovers.

1st December 1973 – Alan Warboys – Brighton & Hove Albion 2 v 8 Bristol Rovers.

NONE DURING THE EIGHTIES

16th January 1999 – Jamie Cureton – Reading 0 v 6 Bristol Rovers.

25th October 2008 – Rickie Lambert – Bristol Rovers 4 v 2 Southend United.

7th January 2017 – Ellis Harrison – Bristol Rovers  5 v 0 Northampton Town

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