In this episode Tom Metcalfe went up to Lockleaze sports centre to find out more about the Gas Girls at their final open training session.He speaks to Matty Davies from the Bristol Rovers Community Trust and the manager Nathan Hallett-Young about the hopes for the girls in the coming season.He also speaks to some of the Girls about why they want to play for Bristol Rovers and their expectations for the season.Bristol Rovers Communi... Read more
In this scout report episode Tom Metcalfe is joined by Mark Swindell of the Wanderers Ways forum to discuss new Rovers signing Mark Little. He arrives at The Mem after a pretty tough time at The Reebok, but with a wealth of experience at this level.Gashead Caz May then joins to give her take, as we also discuss the signing of Tom Davies from Coventry and how the squad is shaping up this summer.
In this A CHAT WITH episode Tom Metcalfe catches up with Adam Tutton the Bristol Rovers Community Trust CEO.Adam talks about the fantastic work the community trust does including inviting local teams to matchdays to meet the players, getting older fans out of the house, helping those struggling with mental health issues, providing education in sport to young people, the return of the GasGirls and much more.He also talks us through ... Read more
While The Gas survived the threat of relegation this season, it's certainly been eventful. From saying goodbye to our double promotion winning manager Darrell Clarke, to last minute limbs at Plymouth Away, we take you back over the 2018/19 season.
This is PART 2 of the GasCast End of Season Special. Be sure to listen to PART 1 first!While The Gas survived the threat of relegation this season, it's certainly been eventful. From saying goodbye to our double promotion winning manager Darrell Clarke, to last minute limbs at Plymouth Away, we take you back over the 2018/19 season.
In this special SCOUT REPORT episode of GasCast, Tom Metcalfe speaks to Laurie from the Lonely Season Podcast about two Coventry players The Gas have been linked with.Tom Davies, a hugely popular centre back who has fallen out of favour with manager Mark Robins. Could he be a ready-made replacement for the Championship bound Lockyer?Jack Grimmer, a 25 year old former League Two team of the year attacking right back who fell down th... Read more
Harley chats with Barnsley supporter Joe from Deane FM’s Red All Over radio show. They look ahead to this weekends game, as Rovers look to throw a spanner in the works of Barnsley’s automatic promotion hunt.
Following yet another disappointing home loss, the lads look back on where it went wrong against Rochdale, and how the "mental block" Graham Coughlan speaks of can be resolved. Max is triggered following this result, and blasts the ability of the squad. They also look ahead to the Fleetwood and Barnsley games, and discuss our seemingly strong changes of survival.The spotlight is on Ed Upson this week, and his best position comes un... Read more
In this build up episode Tom Metcalfe looks ahead to Rovers trip to Wimbledon on bank holiday Friday.He is joined by Mark from the 9yrsPodcast and they discuss the Dons great escape and the players who the Gas need to keep an eye on.
Ahead of a massive weekend for The Gas, we look back on the dramatic last-gasp win against Bradford City on Sunday, as Jonson Clarke-Harris yet again stole the headlines. We look ahead to the Easter bank holiday double-header against Wimbledon and Rochdale, and give our take on how many points we need to ensure our safety in League One.The spotlight is on James Clarke this week, as we give our take on what has been a solid season f... Read more
In this week's build-up episode, Max spoke to Rob from The Lonely Season blog. They started by speaking at length about the troubling situation surrounding Coventry City, SISU, and the Ricoh Arena. Jonson Clarke-Harris' unexpected red-hot form was also discussed, along with Abu Ogogo's mysterious absence from the Coventry squad, along with their predictions for a crucial game at the Ricoh.
Max Alderson, Tom Metcalfe and Harley Thorne look back on the four games which have seen Rovers one point further away from the relegation zone, and look forward to six, massive, cup finals that could save The Gas from the drop.
In this build up episode Tom Metcalfe chats to Nick from Argyle Life about Saturdays clash at Home Park. Both teams boast impressive league stats going into this game with Argyle unbeaten in 7 at home and Rovers unbeaten in 7 away from home.
In the first of our “A CHAT WITH…” series, Max sat down with former Rovers centre-half Steve Elliott to discuss his career and in particular his time at the Gas. They spoke about Paul Trollope’s promotion winning squad, THAT game at Wembley Stadium, and why the Memorial Stadium holds a special place in his heart.
After a great run of three wins on the bounce for Graham Coughlan’s Bristol Rovers, the lads are in a much more positive mood than usual! We look back at an emphatic 4-0 home win over Blackpool, a solid 1-0 away victory at Gillingham on Tuesday night, and in particular the form of Jonson Clarke-Harris.
In this Build Up episode Tom Metcalfe is joined by Louis Mendez from Charlton Live. They chat about Roland Duchatelet’s recent demand that the EFL buy Charlton from him and the history of his Stewardship of the club.
Karl Oyston was removed from the Blackpool FC board by receivers yesterday. This following many years of controversy, including having been found to be “illegitimately stripping” the club. Blackpool Supporter Joe Atherton joined Harley Thorne for the latest episode of our build up series.
After predicting an easy win against Shrewsbury at home, the lads look back at where it all went wrong, as The Gas dropped two vital points in a disappointing performance. It’s not all doom and gloom though, a much improved performance on Tuesday at Fratton Park.
Tom Metcalfe previews the Sunderland game with Graham from the Roker Rapport. They talk over that Netflix documentary, the season so far, what the Gas can expect to line up against on Saturday and discussion about how Sunderland fans perceive the Checkatrade Trophy.
In this, the first episode of our new “BUILD UP” series, Max Alderson chats with Andy from the Fratton Faithful supporters group. They discuss the reasons behind Pompey’s dip in form recently, looking ahead to the away game we play there on Tuesday 19th March.