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Bristol Rovers

The Pirates

Bristol Rovers FC

Founded September 1883 as The Black Arabs FC
known as Eastville Rovers FC 1884-97
Turned professional 1897 as Bristol Eastville Rovers FC
Present Name Changed 1899

Players provided 1
Total appearances

Memorial Stadium
Domestic Honours Southern League winners 1904-05;
Football League Division Three (South) Cup winners 1934-35;
Football League Division Three (South) winners 1952-53; Division Three runners-up 1973-74; winners 1989-90;
Watney Cup winners 1972;
Football League Cup best: fifth round 1970-71, 1971-72;
Associate Members Cup runners-up 1989-90, 2006-07, Southern Section runners-up 2005-06;
After League restructure: Football League Division Two/League One fourth place-play-off runners-up 1994-95, fifth-place-play-off semi-finalists 1997-98; Division Three/League Two sixth-place-play-off winners 2006-07, third place 2015-16;
National Conference
runners-up-play-off winners 2014-15;

FA Cup best: sixth round, 2008-09;
European Honours Anglo-Italian Cup best: Preliminary round 1992-93 (second of three teams);
Home venue UWE Stadium, Cheswick, from 2015/16; Memorial Stadium, Horsfield, since 1996, known as Memorial Ground, 1996-98; previously occupied Twerton Park, Bath 1986-96; Eastville Stadium, 1897-1986; Purdown, Three Acres, Ashley Hill, Rudgeway and  Fishponds, between 1883 and 1897;
Home strip White and blue quartered shirts, blue shorts, white socks.


The only Player
Ply no. Name Pos Start/
App Gls Mins Playing Career
750 Geoff Bradford IL 1
1 1 90 1955 90 min