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Leicester City
Stadium: Filbert Street
Leicester City Competitive match results1
Venue W D L F A
@Bristol Rovers: 3 5 3 14 13
@Leicester City: 1 2 6 9 22
Neutral venues: 0 0 0 0 0
Total: 4 7 9 23 35
1Match results from the Football League, FA Cup, League Cup,
Football League Trophy and Full Members Cup.
Last updated 17:00, 21 February 2009 (UTC).


Leicester City, formerly known as Leicester Fosse, have met with Bristol Rovers on 20 occasions. Leicester have the better record with nine wins to Rovers' four.

Records[]

  • Last meeting: 21 February 2009 - Bristol Rovers 0–1 Leicester City
  • Biggest win: 28 November 1953 - Bristol Rovers 3–0 Leicester City
  • Biggest defeat: 19 January 1957 - Leicester City 7–2 Bristol Rovers
  • Highest aggregate score: 19 January 1957 - Leicester City 7–2 Bristol Rovers

Players at both clubs[]

An incomplete list of players that have been on the books of both Bristol Rovers and Leicester City is given below.

Former Rovers manager Dennis Rofe was a Leicester City player, and ex-Rovers player and manager Ian Holloway also managed the Foxes.

Past meetings[]

Below is a full list of all meetings between Bristol Rovers and Leicester City in the Football League and national cup competitions.

Date Competition Home Score Away
16 January 1937 FA Cup Bristol Rovers 2-5 Leicester City
28 November 1953 Division Two Bristol Rovers 3-0 Leicester City
3 April 1954 Division Two Leicester City 1-0 Bristol Rovers
26 December 1955 Division Two Bristol Rovers 2-1 Leicester City
27 December 1955 Division Two Leicester City 4-2 Bristol Rovers
15 September 1956 Division Two Bristol Rovers 1-2 Leicester City
19 January 1957 Division Two Leicester City 7-2 Bristol Rovers
28 October 1978 Division Two Leicester City 0-0 Bristol Rovers
10 March 1979 Division Two Bristol Rovers 1-1 Leicester City
1 January 1980 Division Two Leicester City 3-0 Bristol Rovers
23 April 1980 Division Two Bristol Rovers 1-1 Leicester City
4 January 1986 FA Cup Bristol Rovers 3-1 Leicester City
25 August 1990 Division Two Leicester City 3-2 Bristol Rovers
15 December 1990 Division Two Bristol Rovers 0-0 Leicester City
20 November 1991 Division Two Leicester City 1-1 Bristol Rovers
1 January 1992 Division Two Bristol Rovers 1-1 Leicester City
28 November 1992 Division One Leicester City 0-1 Bristol Rovers
3 April 1993 Division One Bristol Rovers 0-0 Leicester City
1 November 2008 League One Leicester City 2-1 Bristol Rovers
21 February 2009 League One Bristol Rovers 0-1 Leicester City
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