A Season to Remember

A Season to Remember Bristol Rovers Champions and Cup Finalists, 1989/90

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In the 1989/90 season, Bristol Rovers clinched promotion to the old 'Second Division', thanks largely to the tremendous team spirit of a side exiled in Bath, away from its traditional Bristol home. The 'Ragbag Rovers', as they became known, set an outstanding club record, remaining undefeated in 41 matches throughout the season, the highlight of which was a 3-0 victory against local rivals Bristol City in the penultimate game of the season. This remarkable time is remembered with many previously unpublished photographs, statistics and reports from every match, interviews with the players involved, plus a feature on the club's first ever visit to Wembley Stadium for the Leyland Daf Cup Final. Anyone who was there will relish in reliving some of the magic through the memories and illustrations collected here, while those who are too young to recall it themselves can discover the thrill and anticipation that made it a season to remember.

Book information

ISBN: 9780752464480
Publisher: The History Press
Imprint: The History Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 796.3340942393
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 159
Weight: 400g
Height: 244mm
Width: 170mm
Spine width: 10mm