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MAY 6TH On this day in 2000 Rovers lost 1-0 against Cardiff City at Ninian Park and slipped out of the top six for the first time since the previous...

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MAY 5TH Also on this day in 1990 Rovers were 3-0 winners at Blackpool, a victory that ensured they finished the season as Third Division champions. More than 5,000 Rovers...

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After a decade away Rovers played their first home game in Bristol when Stockport County were the first league side to visit the Memorial Ground, on this day in 1996....

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Following an enforced exile from Bristol that was to last a decade, Rovers played their first league gane at Twerton Park on this day in August 1986, and defeated Bolton...

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With the Southern League elected en masse to the Football League in 1920, Rovers lost 2-0 at Millwall in their inaugural match. A crowd of 25,000 at The Den saw...

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When Gary Penrice scored Rovers' third goal against Carlisle United, on 23rd August 1997, at the Memorial Stadium he became the only player to have scored for the club on...

On This Day: Twerton Park

Amid great celebrations, Innox Park, leter renamed Twerton Park was opened in Bath on land donated by Thomas Carr of Poolemeade, West Twerton, on this day in 1909. The ceremony...

On This Day: Ray Warren

Ray Warren, the only player whose first and last league appearances for Rovers were more than 20 years apart was born on this day in 1918 in Bristol. The epitome...

On this Day: Don Megson

On this day in 1936 Don Megson, who represented Rovers both as a player and a manager, was born in the Cheshire town of Sale. A full back, who had...

On this day: Colin Dobson

An experienced winger with Sheffield Wednesday, Huddersfield Town, and Brighton, Colin Dobson signed for Rovers as a player-coach on this day in 1972. A player whose skill excited the crowd,...

On This Day: Mark Walters

Mark Everton Walters who had, despite his name, enjoyed a long career with Liverpool, was born in Birmigham on this day in 1964. One England cap, three Scottish League championships...

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