Academy U18 side in penalty shoot-out win

Sep 22, 2020 | Academy News, News

Our Bristol Rovers Supporters Club sponsored Academy U18 side progressed through the Preliminary Round of the EFL Youth Allaince Cup with a dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Newport County at the Velodrome.

The game finished in a 3-3 draw with Rovers equalising in the last minute to force penalties. Reed, Jenkins and Thompson were all on target for Rovers.

Successful spot kicks from Owen Brain, Adam Biss and Matt Reed with Jed Ward performing heroics, saving three out of four penalties faced ensures passage into the next round.