The Bristol Fans Derby will be played at Bristol Manor Farm Football Club on Sunday 8th May [2pm kick off] with supporters from both Bristol teams battling it out. Ex-City players Louis Carey and Scott Murray will be featuring in the game along with head organisers Jacob Hopes and Jake Dennett.
The three organizers of this year's event (Jacob Hopes, Jake Dennett and Brad Wilson) are proud to of brought this great event back to life, the last one occurring in 2013. The fourth organizer has asked for their privacy in not being named.
When Bristol Rovers were contacted about donating kit, Chairman Steve Hamer was happy to oblige "We were made aware that the Bristol Rovers team were having trouble finding kit to play in for this Sunday's game so we made a few enquiries and we are delighted to say that Marcus Stewart and the team have donated both home and away kits.
"We as a club are happy to support this event and wish the Bristol Rovers every success against their Bristol City counterparts on Sunday!"
The chosen sponsor of the Bristol Fan's Derby 2016 is the Children's Hospice South West as they work closely with both Bristol Rovers and Bristol City as well as they are a great charity who will really benefit as they provide hospice care for children with life-limiting conditions and their whole family across the South West.