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WHAT'S ON: BRISTOL ROVERS v MK DONS

18 November 2016

On Saturday, Rovers welcome Milton Keynes Dons to The Memorial Stadium. Last time the sides met at The Mem was back in 2011, A Sean O'Hanlon goal after just 45 seconds helped MK Dons to a 2-1 victory.
 
Daniel Powell sliced through the centre of the home defence to make it 2-0 after 61 minutes.

Jeff Hughes netted a consolation goal from the penalty spot for Rovers with seven minutes remaining after Mathias Doumbe had handled a shot from Rene Howe.
 
‘Early Bird’ Tickets are available for both sets of supporters. All Terrace, South and South West Stand Seats are still available for the game so get your ticket today. We are expecting a crowd in excess of 9,000, therefore please arrive in good time to avoid queues. Both the West Stand and East Stand seated areas are sold out for this fixture.
 
Here’s your match day schedule for Bristol Rovers v MK Dons on Saturday 19th November 2016.

9.00am: The Club Shop opens for business with a wide range of items. Check out our full range on our retail website www.brfcdirect.co.uk
 
10.00am: Car parking at the stadium opens to season permit holders, where car park attendants will direct car parking. Spaces are not available on a match-by-match basis. Roads in the immediate vicinity of the stadium are not subject to any parking prohibitions on match days, however drivers are asked to park sensibly and not obstruct resident’s driveways/access.
 
We recommend travelling to the Memorial Stadium by bus, has never been easier we have seven services which stop close to the ground and then it's just a short walk further details can be found at www.firstgroup.com/bristolrovers.
 
11.00am: The Clubhouse Bar opens for Home supporters on a first-come, first-served basis. Manchester United v Arsenal showing live on the big screen from 11.30am.
 
11.30am: Irene’s Kitchen Restaurant will be open in the Bristol Room, serving hot food from chips, burgers, hot dogs, pasties, pulled pork rolls and lots more.
 
12 noon: Ticket Office opens and will remain open right up to kick-off at 3pm for supporters looking to buy home & away tickets or collect tickets for today’s game.
 
1.30pm: Stadium opens

Families are welcome In the Bristol Post Family Terrace, there is a food kiosk where you can buy food and drinks. Captain Gas will make an appearance before kick-off along with FREE Face Painting.

Temporary bars will be available in the bottom Southwest corner which will service the South Stand, Southwest Stand and the West enclosure. There also be a temporary bar available for the away fans. 
 
Supporters are reminded that they can bring along donations for a collection, organised by St Peters Hospice ahead of the match with collection points located around the stadium.
 
Don’t forget to buy your 50-50 tickets to be in with a chance to win a substantial cash prize. Tickets will be available throughout the stadium before kick-off with the draw taking place at half-time. Look out for our Bristol Rovers Supporters Club 50-50 volunteers around the stadium.
 
Supporters will also be able to pick up the official Matchday Programme, The Pirate, for a price of only £3.
 
2:55pm: We are proud to show our appreciation for the sacrifices of our Armed Forces in our act of remembrance.  Following the laying of the wreaths, there will be a 1-minute silence that will start with the bugler from 1st Battalion the Rifles playing the last post and end with him playing reveille
 
3pm: Kick-off! It’s time to back Darrell Clarke’s team to victory. C’mon You Blues!
 
3.45pm: At Half time, Nick Day will be your host for the interval. Listen out for the 50-50 and Helpline Draw.  It's every supporters dream to score at Memorial Stadium and now you could make that dream a reality when you Kick it for a Flexi-Ticket ... see Twitter for more details.
 
4.50pm: On the final whistle, the Clubhouse Bar re-opens with Screen Soccer Highlights on the big screens before the bar closes. Irene’s Kitchen will remain open until 6.00pm.
 
Don’t miss any of the action and buy your tickets now to back The Gas at The Mem. Tickets are available, priced from £16 for adults, from £14 for 16-21 and from £5 for under-16s. Armed forces Free of Charge.
 
Simply visit www.brfctickets.com , select your area and add your tickets to the shopping basket.

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