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MATCH PREVIEW: BRISTOL ROVERS vs SCUNTHORPE UNITED

24 February 2017

We take a look at Bristol Rovers opponents for this weekend, Scunthorpe United.


Rovers are without defender Peter Hartley, who remains sidelined with a long-term injury.Team News:


"It was a poor performance last time out [against Port Vale] and I will be looking for a response from the lads.Darrell's View:


"Scunthorpe are a good side with great players, we will need to be at the top of our game to get something out of the fixture." 


 Scunthorpe currently sit in second place in the SkyBet League One table with 60 points from their 32 games so far this season. Last time out the Iron drew 1-1 with league leaders Sheffield United at Bramall Lane thanks to a goal from Paddy Madden.Opposition:


 Dangerman - Josh Morris:Scunthorpe United completed the signing of Bradford City midfielder Josh Morris on a free transfer in June 2016. He penned a three-year contract and reunited with United manager Graham Alexander, who he spent time with at Fleetwood Town during two separate loan spells. 

 

As well as playing on the left side and centre of midfield, he is also capable of playing at left-back and is currently sat second in the SkyBet League One goalscoring charts with 18 goals this term.


 Scunthorpe secured all three points on the opening day of the season thanks to goals from Kevin van Veen, Josh Morris and Kyle Wootten.Last Time Out:


Supporters will be able to purchase tickets on the day.Tickets:


League sponsors SkyBet are offering odds of 13/10 for a Rovers victory, a draw priced at 12/5 and a Scunthorpe win at odds of 2/1. Betting:


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


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


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