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The reserve team did not compete in a league during the 2008-09 season, having withdrawn from the Pontins Holidays Combination at the end of the previous campaign. The team instead will play a number of specially arranged friendly fixtures, which are detailed below.

Date Opponent Venue Score Scorers Lineup Notes
27 August Cardiff City Home 0–3 M Green
R Green, Kite, Hinton, Parrinello
Langley, Reece, Williams, Rigg
Hunt, Klein-Davies
Lineup included trialists Richard Langley and Liam Harwood.
Subs: Fraser for Langley (31), Clough for Reece (37),
Harwood for Clough (46), Mahdi for R Green (65),
White for Hunt (68)
1 October Cardiff City Away 0–2 M Green
Parrinello, Kite, Harwood, Jacobson
Groves, Harper, Clough, Mahdi
Hunt, Klein-Davies
Joe Jacobson captained the side in his first game since his injury in pre-season.
Lineup included trialist Ryan Harper.
Subs: White for Jacobson (81)
3 November Cheltenham Town Away 2–0 Langley, Klein-Davies M Green
Parrinello, Kite, Elliott, Harwood
Groves, Langley, Reece, Swallow
Hunt, Klein-Davies
Played at Cheltenham's training ground.
Subs: Mahdi for Elliott (60), White for Groves (70), Fraser for Reece (70)
1 December Hereford United Away 3–2 Klein-Davies, Reece, O.G. M Green
Pipe, Parrinello, Harwood, Tyrell
Langley, Reece, Fraser, Rigg
Hunt, Klein-Davies
Played behind closed doors at Edgar Street. David Pipe captained the side on his return from injury.
Subs: Mahdi for Langley (46), Kite for Tyrell (73), White for Klein-Davies (73)
19 January Bristol City Away 0–1 M Green
Pipe, Kite, Anthony, Jacobson
Reece, Langley, Clough, Rigg
Hunt, Duffy
Match played behind closed doors at Bristol City's training ground
Subs: Swallow for Reece (12), Parrinello for Kite (46), Groves for Langley (46),
Klein-Davies for Clough (57), White for Duffy (80), Mahdi for Rigg (86)
4 March Hereford United Away 1–1 Mahdi Match played behind closed doors at Edgar Street


The reserves were entered into the Gloucestershire Senior Challenge Cup, where they were given a first-round bye and started the competition at the quarter-final stage, and were drawn against pre-season opponents Yate Town.

Round Date Opponent Venue Score Scorers Lineup
QF 12 March[1] Yate Town Away 2–3 Klein-Davies, Richards


  1. Rovers were unable to field a team on the original date of 9th December due to a number of players being loaned out, injuries to first team players and a clash of fixtures with the under-18s taking part in the FA Youth Cup