The last Bristol Rovers XI picked by Paul Tisdale - Where are they now? Including Manchester City scorer
Bristol Rovers face their former manager Paul Tisdale on Saturday as the Gas face his Stevenage side a year after his sacking
Bristol Rovers and Paul Tisdale’s time with one another was short and not very sweet with the experienced Football League manager spending just 82 days in the role before he was sacked by the hierarchy.
The 49-year-old oversaw 19 games, winning five matches, drawing three and losing on 11 occasions which gave him his second worst win percentage in his career. His lack of success at the club contributed to the clubs relegation to League Two along with Ben Garner’s earlier sacking in the season.
Fans weren’t even able to witness a game under Paul Tisdale as he was appointed last season when all games were played behind-closed-doors so they could only offer an opinion from what they saw from internet streams.
Just over a year since he was given the chop by the Gas board, he takes charge of their League Two rivals Stevenage, with the two set to do battle at the Lamex Stadium this coming Saturday.
Whilst Tisdale didn’t recruit many of his own players given the lack of time spent in the role, he still fielded a number of teams and played a number of formations, as well as trying out different players.
Interestingly, Rovers could find themselves up against two of their former players from last season given Tisdale recruited Ed Upson from Newport County in the January transfer window.
Upson wasn’t involved in Tisdale’s last game in charge of Rovers, which was a 2-0 home defeat to Oxford United, which brought to an end his tenure. We though take a look at the last XI to take to the field uner Tisdale and tell you what happened to them after that defeat in February.