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2007-08 matches
League One
Team Home Away
Bournemouth 0-2 1-2
Brighton 0-2 0-0
Carlisle 3-0 1-1
Cheltenham 2-0 0-1
Crewe 1-1 1-1
Doncaster 0-1 0-2
Gillingham 1-1 2-3
Hartlepool 0-0 0-1
Huddersfield 2-3 1-2
Leeds 0-3 0-1
L Orient 2-3 1-3
Luton 1-1 2-1
Millwall 2-1 1-0
Northampton 1-1 1-0
N Forest 2-2 1-1
Oldham 1-0 1-0
Port Vale 3-2 1-1
Southend 1-1 1-0
Swansea 0-2 2-2
Swindon 0-1 0-1
Tranmere 1-1 2-0
Walsall 1-1 1-0
Yeovil 1-1 0-0
FA Cup
Team H/A
L Orient A 1-1
L Orient H 3-3
Rushden H 5-1
Fulham A 2-2
Fulham H 0-0
Barnet A 1-0
Southampton H 1-0
West Brom H 1-5
League Cup
Team H/A
C Palace H 1-1
West Ham H 1-2
League Trophy
Team H/A
Bournemouth H 0-1

On 24 November 2007, Rovers played local rivals Swindon Town at the County Ground. Going into the game, Rovers were on a bit of a high after finally picking up their first home league win of the season in the previous game against Millwall.

The match ended with four players, two from each side, sent off by referee Rob Styles. The result left Rovers languishing in 18th in League One.

Match details[]

Swindon Town 1-0 Bristol Rovers
Roberts (67 pen) (0-0 HT)
at County Ground attendance: 9,342
Lineups
12 Peter Brezovan 1 Steve Phillips
14 Miguel Comminges 2 Ryan Green Yellow
Red 5 Jerel Ifil 16 Danny Coles
16 Hansey Aljofree 6 Steve Elliott Red
2 Jack Smith 3 Joe Jacobson Yellow
Sub-off 10 Jon-Paul McGovern 14 David Pipe
8 Craig Easton 7 Stuart Campbell
19 Michael Pook 20 Craig Disley Yellow
Ball Sub-off 7 Christian Roberts 19 Sean Rigg
Sub-off 20 Billy Paynter 26 Lewis Haldane
Yellow 31 Simon Cox 9 Rickie Lambert
Substitutes
Sub-on 27 Ben Tozer 5 Craig Hinton
Sub-on Red 11 Sofiene Zaaboub 4 Sammy Igoe Sub-on
24 Chris Allen 32 Aaron Lescott
Sub-on Yellow 9 Barry Corr 10 Richard Walker Sub-on Red
21 Blair Sturrock 8 Andy Williams Sub-on

Timeline[]

  • 52 mins: Substitution for Bristol Rovers - Sean Rigg replaced by Andy Williams.
  • 59 mins: Simon Cox booked for foul on Steve Phillips.
  • 67 mins: Goal for Swindon - Penalty scored by Christian Roberts.
  • 69 mins: Substitution for Bristol Rovers - Lewis Haldane replaced by Richard Walker.
  • 74 mins: Joe Jacobson booked for foul on Christian Roberts.
  • 78 mins: Substitution for Swindon - Billy Paynter replaced by Barry Corr.
  • 82 mins: Jerel Ifil sent off for violent conduct.
  • 83 mins: Richard Walker sent off for violent conduct.
  • 84 mins: Steve Elliott sent off for violent conduct.
  • 85 mins: Barry Corr booked for dissent. Substitution for Swindon - Christian Roberts replaced by Ben Tozer
  • 87 mins: Craig Disley booked for dissent.
  • 88 mins: Substitution for Swindon - Jon-Paul McGovern replaced by Sofiene Zaaboub.
  • 90 mins: Sofiene Zaaboub sent off for foul on Sammy Igoe. Ryan Green booked for foul on Miguel Comminges.
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