Academy Appoint Head of Coaching

Website article – Outlook Web App, light version We are delighted to announce the appointment of Gerard Jones as the Club’s new Head of Academy Coaching. Jones will be responsible for the development of the Academy coaching program and coach development program across all ages within the Academy, working with our Academy Manager and Phase… Read more

TV opportunity

The Secret Life of 4&5 Year Olds – Outlook Web App, light version Hi there, I hope you are well and don’t mind me getting in touch. I’m an Assistant Producer at RDF Television – the makers of Channel 4’s ‘The Secret Life of 4&5 Year Olds’. We are currently casting for the next series… Read more

Rovers Host Region’s First Player Led Festival

  On Friday, over 60 players from Bristol Rovers, Bristol City, Plymouth Argyle and Exeter City abandoned their traditional club allegiances to come together and take part in the region’s first player led festival.  The event co-ordinated by Bristol Rovers took place at the Gloucestershire FA’s headquarters saw players in the u12s squads from the… Read more

Academy Staff Restructure Update

As part of the ongoing staff restructure within the Academy, we are pleased to announce the following changes to the Academy team. Paul Hughes (formerly Lead Foundation Phase Coach) will now take on the role of Head of Coaching, whilst Luke Smith had successfully been appointed to take over as the new Lead Foundation Phase… Read more

Medical Update

As a medical department, we are fortunate enough to have the following seven interns joining us for the 2016/17 season: Kieran Moden – UWE third year sports rehabilitation student covering various training and games Natt Miles – UWE third year sports rehabilitation student covering various training and games Jack Benden – UoG second year sports therapy… Read more

Academy Raise in Excess of £9000 for CHSW

As part of our Academies commitment to supporting Children’s Hospice South West over 170 Bristol Rovers Academy players, family members and staff took part in the Rainbow Run over the summer.  It was a great day with all enjoying the event and also taking great pride in raising funds for such a valuable cause. In… Read more

First Team Match Tickets

There is a change in procedure for the coming season, all tickets must be requested in advance as below: Football League Games Players that wish to attend a home league fixture are to request a ticket by emailing academy@bristolrovers.co.uk by 12:00 on the Monday before the fixture.  Where the fixture is a midweek game or… Read more

Childrens Hospice South West Rainbow Run

Over 160 Bristol Rovers Academy players, family members and staff took part in the Rainbow Run this weekend as part of our partnership to support the Children’s Hospice South West.  It was a great day with all enjoying the event and also taking pride in raising funds for such a valuable cause.  Having set an… Read more

Rainbow Run

For all those taking part in the rainbow run it is getting close!!  It should be a great day helping raising funds and awareness for CHSW.  Also it will be a nice social event for the academy to meet up over the summer, we will have a meeting area on the downs so keep your… Read more

DUTCH SOCCER YOUTH CUP REVIEW

The past week has seen players born in 2001 and 2002 take part in European tournament action travelling to Rotterdam in Holland to take part in the Dutch Soccer Youth Cup. The event itself was one of success as the 2001 squad came away as winners of their age group having won all 7 games,… Read more

Introducing our New Scholars

As the season draws to a close, we are pleased to confirm that the following players have been offered terms to join the u18s program on a full time basis for the 2016-18 seasons: Matt Swan The Centre Back from Devizes joined the Academy aged 12 from Yeovil Town. Alfie Clarke The Bristol born Left… Read more