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Luton Town
Stadium: Kenilworth Road
Luton Town Competitive match results1
Venue W D L F A
@Bristol Rovers: 21 15 8 85 53
@Luton Town: 8 10 27 45 102
Neutral venues: 0 0 0 0 0
Total: 29 25 35 130 155
1Match results from the Football League, FA Cup, League Cup,
Football League Trophy and Full Members Cup.
Last updated 02:45, 18 January 2008 (CST).

Bristol Rovers and Luton Town have faced each other 89 times in the Football League and national cup competitions. The most notable meeting of the clubs was on 13 April 1936 when Rovers suffered their biggest defeat in the league. Luton Town earned a 12-0 victory at Kenilworth Road, with Joe Payne scoring ten of the goals, breaking the record for most goals in a game by a single player. Payne's record still stands to this day.


  • Last meeting: 26 December 2007 - Bristol Rovers 1-1 Luton Town
  • Biggest win: 29 March 1921 - Bristol Rovers 5-0 Luton Town
  • Biggest defeat: 13 April 1936 - Luton Town 12-0 Bristol Rovers
  • Highest aggregate score: 13 April 1936 - Luton Town 12-0 Bristol Rovers

Players to represent both clubs[]

Below is an incomplete list of the players who have been on the books of both Bristol Rovers and Luton Town.

Both clubs have been managed by Paul Buckle, with him taking over at Luton after leaving Rovers in 2012. He also took The Pirates' goalkeeping coach Carl Emberson with him as his new assistant manager.