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MATCH PREVIEW: SHEFFIELD UNITED vs BRISTOL ROVERS

27 September 2016

We take a quick look at tonight's opponents!

Bristol Rovers go into today's game looking to build on the two wins in their last two fixtures.

Rovers: Darrell Clarke's men will be looking to extended the clubs six game unbeaten run.

Team News: Rovers have a full squad to pick from with the exception of Stuart Sinclair who is suspended having picked up his fifth yellow card of of the season against Port Vale on Saturday. 

Darrell's View:”It was an important win on Saturday because we know it's going to be a tough test this evening but it's a test I know my lads are up to.

Opposition: Tonight's opposition Sheffield United currently sit in 7th position in the SkyBet League One table with 14 points from their 9 fixtures this season. Last time out the Blades drew 2-2 with table topping Scunthorpe United having won their previous four games.   
                  
Dangerman - Billy Sharpe : The veteran striker has been in good goal scoring form for United already this season hitting the back of the net on five occasions including a penalty in his last outing against Scunthorpe on Saturday.
     
Last Time Out: Two quick fire goals from Nick Blackman and Chris Porter cancelled out David Clarkson's early goal at the Mem in the FA Cup back in November 2012.             

Tickets: Supporters will be able to pay on the day for tonight's fixture.          

Keeping Up With The Game: Full match commentary of Rovers game with Sheffield 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 3/1, Sheffield United at 17/20 with the draw available at 13/5.

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