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What's On: Bristol Rovers v Bradford City

12 April 2019

The match day schedule for Saturday's fixture at the Mem against Bradford City.

Rovers welcome Bradford City to The Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Please note kick off is 3:00pm

We are expecting a crowd in excess of 9,000, therefore please arrive in good time to avoid queues.

Tickets are on general sale and available to be purchased right up until kick off. A limited number of South and South West stand seats are available, however there are plenty of Terrace areas available where you can pay cash or card at the match day ticket office adjacent the Memorial Gates.

Supporters are encouraged to bring in food donations items to help our Charity Partners, North Bristol Foodbank. Full information on what items are required and how you can donate at Saturday's game can be found HERE.

We would advise supporters to book online to avoid potential queues at the ticket office. Or alternatively, you can print your tickets at home.

Here’s your match day schedule for Bristol Rovers v Bradford City on Saturday 13th April 2019. 

9.00am: The Club Superstore opens for business with a wide range of items. Check out our full range on our retail website

09.00am: 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, this 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

11:00am: Irene’s Kitchen Restaurant will be open in the Bristol Room, serving hot food from Bacon Baguettes, Sausage Baguettes, Chips, Burgers and lots more.

11.00amClubhouse Bar opens for Rovers supporters on a first-come, first-served basis. Spurs v Huddersfield showing live on the big screens. Our Fan Fest event returns this Saturday, with live music ahead of the kick-off. Full information in the article below. 


Fan Fest This Saturday!

11.00am Ticket Office opens and will remain open right up to half time for supporters looking to buy match tickets, away tickets and collect tickets for today’s game.

1:00pm: Fan Zone Opens - An area has been made available in the West Stand Car Park, adjacent the North West Enclosure turnstiles. The Family Zone activity area – a tuck shop, face painting and surprise visits from Captain Gas to look forward to.  

1:30pmStadium opens - Inside the ground Families are welcome In the North West Terrace or South West Stand, there is a food kiosk where you can buy food and drinks. Captain Gas will make an appearance before kick-off.

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. 

There are a variety of food and drink outlets at the ground. Popular supplier Piglets Pantry will be stocked alongside fans favourite Proper Cornish Pasties, and the kiosks serve a selection of hot and cold food and also has vegetarian options. 


3:00pm: Kick-off! It’s time to back Graham Coughlan’s team to victory. C’mon You Blues!

3.45pm: At Half time, Lance Cook will be your host for the interval. Listen out for the 50-50 & Helpline draws. 

Half time penalty shoot-out involves children from local primary schools who have taken part in the Community Trust's 'Move and Learn Project'. The project engages over 900 primary school children every year in a 6 week healthy living programme. The project is funded by the EFL Trust and aims to raise the levels of health and physical activity in young people. 

5.00pm: On the final whistle, the bars will be open showing Leeds v Sheffield Weds.

Don’t miss any of the action and buy your tickets now to back The Gas at The Mem. Tickets are available, please go to

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