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Match Preview: Bristol Rovers v Charlton Athletic

15 March 2019

Rovers host Charlton Athletic at the Mem on Saturday afternoon, looking to make it four league wins on the spin.

Rovers head back to BS7 after two superb wins on the road against both Scunthorpe United and Gillingham over the past seven days - stretching the Gas' winning streak to three games in Sky Bet League One.

Nine points have helped Rovers climb up to 16th in table, sitting three points clear of the relegation places heading into the weekend's round of fixtures.

Graham Coughlan's men have also kept three clean sheets in a row in the process and victory on Saturday could take The Gas as high as 12th and six points clear of the drop zone. 

Chris Hargreaves' View: The Assistant Manager was on pre-match press duties on Thursday morning and discussed how Rovers can carry their good form into Saturday.

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Preview: Chris Hargreaves on Charlton Athletic

Players' View: Tony Craig has been part of the back four that has kept three clean sheets on the bounce and is confident Rovers' defensive solidarity will continue.

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Preview: Tony Craig on Charlton

Opposition: 5th place Charlton occupy a playoff spot and have a healthy eleven point gap ahead of Peterborough United in 7th. The Addicks' recent form has been positive as well, taking 11 points from a possible 15 in their last five games, losing none in the process. Their most recent outing was against Burton Albion at The Valley, with Bowyer's men prevailing 2-1 as Lyle Taylor and Ben Reeves notched for the hosts.

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Opposition View: Charlton Athletic

Tickets: Online tickets will be available up until midnight on Friday, 15th March. Tickets pre-purchased online are eligible for our 'Print at Home' option, which is a hassle-free way of securing your ticket that eliminates the need to queue on a match day to collect. We advise supporters who are collecting pre-booked tickets to do so at the earliest opportunity. Our match day ticket office opens at 11am and is located behind the North Terrace. If you are purchasing a ticket on the day of the game, please note that we no longer accept cash at the turnstiles, as tickets must be purchased at the match day ticket office (or from the Club Superstore between 9am-11am on a matchday).

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Ticket Information: Charlton Athletic

Keeping Up With the Game: As usual, we will have updates throughout the game on social media. If you can't make it on Saturday you can listen live on iFollow, whilst supporters based abroad will be able to watch the game. For more information about iFollow - please click HERE.

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Fan Fest at Saturday's Game!


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