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Ranked: Bristol Rovers fair play ranking during their remarkable League Two season

There was one League Two table where Joey Barton’s men were not so successful..

The 2021/22 season will live long in the memory for Bristol Rovers supporters.

Ably led by manager Joey Barton, The Gas produced a fine run of form that ended with one of the most remarkable final day moments of all-time.

Described by Barton as ‘A footballing miracle’, Rovers somehow leapfrogged third placed Northampton Town with a 7-0 home hammering of Scunthorpe United to secure the final promotion spot and ensure the club’s stay in League Two was limited to a solitary season.

Who will ever forget the moment Elliot Anderson grabbed the decisive late winner and sparked wild celebrations from every corner of the Memorial Stadium?

It was unquestionably a successful season and one that the Rovers supporters will always look back upon with great fondness - but there was one League Two table where Barton and his side found themselves wanting.

With the use of statistics provided by transfermarkt.co.uk, BristolWorld takes a look at how Rovers and their now former League Two rivals fared in the season’s Fair Play table.

Described by Barton as ‘A footballing miracle’, Rovers somehow leapfrogged third placed Northampton Town with a 7-0 home hammering of Scunthorpe United to secure the final promotion spot and ensure the club’s stay in League Two was limited to a solitary season.

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