The season is almost here……..
‘We don’t need to be silly, but we need to show aggression and focus and be ready for the challenges we will face.
‘There are 92 teams that want to win their opening game of the season, and we are no different. We have prepared well but we must now go there and show people what we are about.’
Peterborough Utd Team News:
There could be up to six news faces on show tomorrow for the home side including ex Gas front man Justin Richards. Simon Yeo, Richard Butcher, Jude Stirling, Guy Branston and Mark Bailey are also expected to be involved at some point.
Player to watch: Justin Richards
The ex Rovers striker will be looking to put one over on his old club.
Bristol Rovers Team News:
Rovers fans will be waiting to see if new signing Steve Phillips will start tomorrow instead of last seasons first choice Scott Shearer. Ryan Green, Andy Sandell and Byron Anthony are all pressing to be in the starting line up, while Ollie Barnes will be hoping to get a place on the bench. Sammy Igoe will also make his debut as a Rovers player.
Player to watch: Sammy Igoe
Sammy will be looking to impress in his first League game as a Rovers player.
Match Facts & Stats
Rovers won last year at London Rd 2-1, despite going down to 10 men.
Peterborough Utd has failed to beat Rovers at home in there last six attempts.
1-0 to the Gas Walker scoring
Wycombe Wanders at home, 7-45 Kick off