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Roker Rapport Xtra Podcast: Previewing Sunderland v Bristol Rovers with Max from The Gas Cast!

We’re joined (fresh off the back of the breaking news about the departure of manager Darrell Clarke) by Max from Bristol Rovers Pod - The Gascast - to preview Saturday’s game at the Stadium of Light. You can listen for free on AcastiTunesSpotify, & YouTube - get stuck in!

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Sean Brown | Roker Rapport Podcast

What are we talking about this episode?

  • What’s occurring down in Bristol lately; Is chaos too strong a word?
  • Fresh off the news that Bristol Rovers have let manager Darrell Clarke go, what contributed to his downfall besides current league position, and who are the Bristol fans looking at to replace him?
  • Bad ownership; As Bristol have plateaued with regard to their progress since successive promotions and mid table finishes, who do the Gasheads blame for this?
  • Playing in a Rugby ground, training on a rented field... What steps are required to make that transition from Lower league club to their ultimate aim of reaching the Championship?
  • Is Paul Hurst really a viable managerial target for The Pirates?
  • What are the expected tactics from a (largely unknown) defensive coach who’s stepped in as caretaker for their game Saturday?
  • What to expect from both sides this weekend; possible lineups, returns from injury, players to watch, and predictions;
  • With their lead goalscorer being a lad with 3 goals, and with a short back line, are they expecting much or will Sunderland manager Jack Ross be licking his lips at the idea of playing Bristol, especially following our midweek FA Cup defeat...

All this and much more! Tune In!


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