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20 March 2015

All you need to know about tonight's opponents

Bristol Rovers face Aldershot Town under the Memorial Stadium lights as they look to return to the top of the Vanarama Conference.

Rovers: Darrell Clarke's men will be looking bounce back from their last defeat at the Memorial Stadium and secure a vital three points this evening.

Team News: Stuart Sinclair will be the only long term absentee following his injury three weeks ago at Gateshead.

Darrell's View: "As a full time club, Aldershot have underachieved massively this season but I think they can dangerous opposition on the night.

"They went to Portsmouth in the FA Cup and got a great result so it is definitely not a game that we can take lightly.

"They've got some good experienced players but I am hoping that the Mem is going to be bouncing and we can put in a performance to really get the fans going.

Opposition: Aldershot have just seen a six match unbeaten run ended when they lost at home to lowly Southport on Saturday. The Shots currently sit in 18th position, just above the relegation places in the Vanarama Conference table with 45 points from their 39 games.
Dangerman - Brett Williams: The former Reading trainee joined the Shots on a free transfer in August 2013 and has scored 37 times in 79 appearances for the club. Williams has scored 13 goals already this season including opening the scoring from the spot against Rovers at the EEB Stadium this season.  

Last Time Out: A second half Jordan Roberts free kick rescued a point for the Shots back in October after Rovers battled back with goals from Andy Monkhouse and Matty Taylor to overcome Brett Williams' 16th minute penalty. 

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