Bristol Rovers

Darrell Clarke

Manager

Darrell Clarke


Nickname Pirates

Founded 1883

Memorial Stadium

Time at Club:

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Profile

Bristol Rovers are managed by Darrell Clarke who has been in charge at the Memorial Stadium since March 2014. Clarke was unable to save the club from relegation out of the Football League for the first time in their history, however he has since led Rovers to back-to-back promotions up to League One, before preserving their third-tier status last season.

Founded in 1883, Bristol Rovers made it into the Football League in 1920 and haven't dropped out of it since, but they have failed to add any major silverware to their trophy cabinet in that time.

During their history, Rovers haven't always been up-and-down the lower echelons of the Football League, but they find themselves in League One with the chance of winning a third consecutive promotion.

Rovers have reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on a few occasions, whilst in the 2000s they managed to play at both Wembley and the Millennium Stadium after they won through to the Johnstone's Paint Trophy Final and the League Two play-off final, with the latter being a victorious one.

Recent Form

Won
20%
Drawn
30%
Lost
50%

A mixed set of recent results has seen Bristol Rovers collect wins versus Wycombe Wanderers & Crawley Town while suffering adverse results at Luton Town, Southend United, Portsmouth, Accrington Stanley & Peterborough United. Draws against Plymouth Argyle, Shrewsbury Town & Southend United has seen them show mid-table form at best.

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Recent Results

Manager History

ManagerStart Date - End DateRecord
Darrell Clarke28 Mar 2014 - PresentWon: 91, Drawn: 48, Lost: 70
John Ward17 Dec 2012 - 28 Mar 2014Won: 24, Drawn: 21, Lost: 24
Mark McGhee18 Jan 2012 - 15 Dec 2012Won: 12, Drawn: 12, Lost: 21
Shaun North04 Jan 2012 - 17 Jan 2012Won: 1, Drawn: 1, Lost: 1
Paul Buckle30 May 2011 - 03 Jan 2012Won: 8, Drawn: 6, Lost: 15
Stuart Campbell06 Mar 2011 - 09 May 2011Won: 4, Drawn: 3, Lost: 5
Dave Penney10 Jan 2011 - 06 Mar 2011Won: 2, Drawn: 2, Lost: 9
Darren Patterson16 Dec 2010 - 10 Jan 2011Won: 0, Drawn: 0, Lost: 2
Paul Trollope22 Sep 2005 - 15 Dec 2010Won: 106, Drawn: 71, Lost: 107
Ian Atkins26 Apr 2004 - 22 Sep 2005Won: 21, Drawn: 26, Lost: 21
Russell Osman22 Mar 2004 - 26 Apr 2004Won: 3, Drawn: 2, Lost: 1
Kevan Broadhurst22 Mar 2004 - 26 Apr 2004Won: 3, Drawn: 2, Lost: 1
Phil Bater17 Jan 2004 - 22 Mar 2004Won: 1, Drawn: 6, Lost: 5
Ray Graydon25 Apr 2002 - 16 Jan 2004Won: 22, Drawn: 22, Lost: 37
Phil Bater10 Apr 2002 - 24 Apr 2002Won: 0, Drawn: 1, Lost: 2
Garry Thompson24 Dec 2001 - 09 Apr 2002Won: 7, Drawn: 5, Lost: 12
Gerry Francis27 Jun 2001 - 24 Dec 2001Won: 9, Drawn: 10, Lost: 12
Gary Penrice29 Jan 2001 - 27 Jun 2001Won: 7, Drawn: 5, Lost: 11
Garry Thompson29 Jan 2001 - 27 Jun 2001Won: 7, Drawn: 5, Lost: 11
Ian Holloway13 May 1996 - 29 Jan 2001Won: 90, Drawn: 70, Lost: 87
John Ward01 Aug 1993 - 10 May 1996Won: 65, Drawn: 42, Lost: 48
Dennis Rofe01 Oct 1992 - 01 Nov 1992Won: 1, Drawn: 1, Lost: 4
Malcolm Allison01 Aug 1992 - 01 Mar 1993Won: 8, Drawn: 8, Lost: 20
Martin Dobson02 Jul 1991 - 04 Oct 1991Won: 1, Drawn: 1, Lost: 6
Gerry Francis01 Jul 1987 - 13 May 1991Won: 85, Drawn: 63, Lost: 58
Bobby Gould16 May 1985 - 01 Jul 1987Won: 31, Drawn: 25, Lost: 48
David Williams01 May 1983 - 10 May 1985Won: 49, Drawn: 28, Lost: 30
Bobby Gould22 Oct 1981 - 01 May 1983Won: 40, Drawn: 17, Lost: 33
Terry Cooper01 Apr 1980 - 20 Oct 1981Won: 12, Drawn: 21, Lost: 34
Harold Jarman13 Dec 1979 - 01 Apr 1980Won: 7, Drawn: 5, Lost: 7
Bobby Campbell22 Nov 1978 - 12 Dec 1979Won: 14, Drawn: 12, Lost: 25
Don Megson01 Jul 1972 - 22 Nov 1977Won: 89, Drawn: 84, Lost: 89
Bill Dodgin01 Aug 1969 - 01 Jul 1972Won: 72, Drawn: 45, Lost: 43
Fred Ford01 Apr 1968 - 01 Aug 1969Won: 24, Drawn: 14, Lost: 26
Bert Tann01 Jan 1950 - 01 Apr 1968Won: 364, Drawn: 212, Lost: 303
Brough Fletcher01 Jan 1938 - 31 Dec 1949Won: 79, Drawn: 48, Lost: 99
Percy Smith01 Nov 1936 - 01 Nov 1937Won: 16, Drawn: 8, Lost: 21
Albert Prince-Cox01 Nov 1930 - 31 Oct 1936Won: 108, Drawn: 62, Lost: 104
Dave McLean01 May 1929 - 31 Oct 1930Won: 16, Drawn: 13, Lost: 31
Joe Palmer01 May 1926 - 01 May 1929Won: 47, Drawn: 21, Lost: 67
Andy Wilson01 Jun 1921 - 01 May 1926Won: 69, Drawn: 58, Lost: 85
Ben Hall01 Jul 1920 - 01 May 1921Won: 17, Drawn: 7, Lost: 17

1 Trophies Won

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League Performance
PWDLGDPts
20. Gillingham8215-57
21. Bradford City8206-76
22. Bristol Rovers8125-45
23. Oxford United8125-95
24. Plymouth Argyle8035-103
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