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10 July 2015

Bristol Rovers kick off their 2015/16 pre-season campaign this weekend with trips to Salisbury and Sutton United.

Darrell Clarke's men initially travel to Salisbury tomorrow [Saturday] with the match kicking off at 2:00pm, at the Raymond McEnhill Stadium, Partridge Way, Salisbury, Wiltshire and sees Rovers play their first game since achieving promotion back to the Football League in May.

It also gives Darrell an opportunity to take a side back to the club at which he achieved a great deal of success in his first role as a manager.

Team to play Salisbury FC:

Steve Mildenhall, Tyler Lyttle, Tom Lockyer, Mark McChrystal, Danny Greenslade, Cristian Montano, Stuart Sinclair, Lee Mansell, Billy Bodin, Nathan Blissett, Jamie Lucas

Substitutes: Jay Malpas, Ryan Broom, Dominic Thomas, Alfie Kilgour

The following day, Rovers travel to The Borough Sports Ground, Gander Green Lane, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 2EY to take on Sutton United with that game kicking off at 1:00pm.

Rovers are travelling to Gander Green Lane to officially open Sutton's new 3G pitch and their manager Paul Dodswell, a good friend of Darrell Clarke, is delighted that the club are sending a strong squad to meet his side on what promises to be a celebratory and enjoyable afternoon.

Team to play Sutton United:

Ian McLoughlin, Daniel Leadbitter, James Clarke, Tom Parkes, Lee Brown, Jake Gosling, Ollie Clarke, Chris Lines, Toby Ajala, Ellis Harrison, Matty Taylor

Substitutes: Jay Malpas, Ryan Broom, Dominic Thomas, Alfie Kilgour

**Barring any injuries sustained this week, these players will definitely be on duty this weekend.

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