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MATCH PREVIEW: SOUTHEND UNITED vs BRISTOL ROVERS

19 August 2016

We take a quick look at tomorrow's opponents

Bristol Rovers go into today's game looking to get their first three points on the road this season.

Rovers: Darrell Clarke's men will be looking to secure their second win of the season against Southend United. 

Team News: Rovers have a completely fit squad to pick from.

Darrell's View:”The only thing we can focus on is winning our game. We cannot control what the other teams do, we need to get all three points out of our game."

Opposition: Tomorrow's opponents Southend United currently sit in 16th position in the SkyBet League One table with three points from their three games so far this season. Phil Brown's men had a tricky start to their campaign with two defeats at the hands of Gillingham and Port Vale before a fantastic result beating Sheffield United 0-3 at Bramall Lane.  
                  
Dangerman - Stephen McLaughlin: The Irish midfielder has been in fantastic form in front of goal so far this season scoring three goals in all competitions      
 
Last Time Out: The two sides met in the Johnstones Paint Trophy last season as John White's 11th minute strike was enough to see Phil Brown's side through to the next round.          

Tickets: Supporters can purchase tickets on the day for tomorrow's game.        

Keeping Up With The Game: Full match commentary of Rovers game with Southend United can be heard through Gas PlayerHD. Supporters can access our LIVE match coverage by clicking here.

Alternatively, stay tuned to the club’s social media outlets.

Bristol Rovers found on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram for your match day fix and make sure you use #BristolRovers!

Betting: The Football League’s primary sponsors have priced the game up with Rovers available at 13/8, Southend United at 13/8 with the draw available at 23/10.

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