Bristol Rovers V Stoke City: How to watch, new signings, head-to-head and more

Bristol Rovers continue their preparations for the new season.

Bristol Rovers are back in action tomorrow night against Stoke City.

The Gas welcome the Championship side to the Memorial Ground in their final pre-season friendly of the summer.

Joey Barton’s side have been busy over recent times gearing up for their return to League One.

They have played against Melksham Town, Porto, Bath City and Chippenham Town.

Here is an insight into tomorrow’s clash against the Potters:

How to watch

Bristol Rovers will be live streaming the match to their fans who are not going on their website.

Supporters will be able to purchase a pass for a fee of £5.

New signings

The Pirates faithful will get one last chance to look at their new signings before the start of the new third tier campaign.

Barton has delved into the transfer market sign striker John Marquis from Lincoln City, defender James Gibbons from Port Vale, midfielder Jordan Rossiter from Fleetwood Town and ex-loanee James Connolly back from Cardiff City.

Stoke have also been active this summer and have acquired Josh Laurent, Aden Flint, Liam McCarron, Gavin Kilkenny and Harry Clarke.

Michael O’Neill’s side have also played Cork City, Accrington Stanley and Fleetwood in friendlies and take on Hearts on Saturday as well.


Bristol Rovers have played Stoke on 30 competitive occasions in the past.

They have beaten them 14 times, the Potters have won 12 and the rest have been draws.

What next for Bristol Rovers?

After tomorrow’s game, they have over a week to prepare for the visit of Forest Green on 30th July.

The Gloucestershire outfit were also promoted from League Two last term.