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There are currently 27 players in the first-team squad for the 2013–14 season.

The joint longest-serving players in the squad are Ollie Clarke and Eliot Richards, who both graduated from the youth team in 2009. All of the squad are UK-born with the exception of German midfielder Fabian Broghammer and Alefe Santos, who is originally from Brazil.


No Name Age Nation Years
at club
Previous club Notes
1 Steve Mildenhall 45 Eng England 11 Millwall
2 Michael Smith 35 Nir Northern Ireland 13 Ballymena United
6 Tom Parkes 32 Eng England 11 Leicester City Captain
14 Lee Brown 33 Eng England 13 Queens Park Rangers
29 Mark McChrystal 40 Nir Northern Ireland 11 Tranmere Rovers
30 Tom Lockyer 29 Wal Wales 11 Youth team
Danny Greenslade Wal Wales 10 Youth team
17 Ellis Harrison 30 Wal Wales 12 Youth team
24 Ollie Clarke 32 Eng England 15 Youth team
33 Alefe Santos 29 Bra Brazil 11 Youth team
Jake Gosling 30 Gib Gibraltar 10 Exeter City
Dominic Thomas Eng England 10 Youth team
Lee Mansell 41 Eng England 10 Torquay United
26 Ryan Brunt 31 Eng England 11 Stoke City
36 Jamie Lucas 28 Eng England 11 Youth team
Matty Taylor Eng England 10 Forest Green Rovers
  • The number of years at the club is the number of complete years since the player signed for Bristol Rovers. For players who were loaned in first and then signed permanently it is the time since their permanent signing. For youth team graduates it is the length of time since their first professional contract came into force, even if they were involved with the first team before this date.
  • Nationality is defined as the country represented by a player at any level of international football, or their country of birth if they have never played internationally.
  • The shirt number 12 is used by Gasheads to represent the fans as the 12th Man. The number has been retired since the 2002–03 season.

Contract expiries[]

Fabian Broghammer Lee Brown Ollie Clarke
Seanan Clucas David Clarkson Matt Gill
Jordan Goddard Conor Gough Matt Harrold
Shaquille Hunter Patrick Keary Oliver Norburn
Jim Paterson Eliot Richards Alefe Santos
Josh Southway Danny Woodards
Ryan Brunt Garry Kenneth Tom Lockyer
Jamie Lucas Mark McChrystal Steve Mildenhall
Michael Smith
Ellis Harrison John-Joe O'Toole Tom Parkes
Mitch Harding

† The club hold an option to extend Matt Harrold's contract for a further year.
‡ Mark McChrystal's and Steve Mildenhall's contracts will automatically be extended for a further year when they reach a certain number of appearances.

Loan expiries[]

Loaned in
Player (Club) Expiry
Loaned out
Player (Club) Expiry
Matt Gill (Exeter City) January 2014

Coaching staff[]

Manager: John Ward
Assistant manager: Darrell Clarke Goalkeeping coach: Stuart Naylor
Physio: Phil Kite
Head of youth: Alan Walsh
Academy Director: Tom Curtis Development coach: Marcus Stewart


Second year
Trey Anderson Chad Douglas Carlos Gonzales
Danny Greenslade (Fwd) Jamie Lucas Dominic Thomas
Aaron Ward-Baptiste