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  1. Bradford City (home)

    Well Nick let's hope Oldham treat this as another cup final like they did when they played us in both games. If they can repeat their performance at Boundary Park and first half at Ewood who knows. Oxford with a new manager could be a different proposition to their recent form. The big thing for me is that it's still in our own hands. Keep matching Shrewsburys results and we go up.
  2. Bradford City (home)

    Corry Evans was substituted after 62 minutes for Northern Ireland. Hopefully this was a tactical decision and he is not injured.
  3. Bradford City (home)

    I hope Mowbray was at Valley Parade today as we have Bradford and Gillingham coming up in the next couple of weeks.

    He'll get one game for that. With Ogogo being out though and a small squad it will stretch their resources.

    With Wigan and Shrewsbury playing poor sides I didn't expect anything except wins for them. It is imperative we beat Bradford on Thursday to keep the pressure on Shrewsbury who I believe we are in a scrap with for second place.

    Avoiding them flaming play-offs would be the icing on the cake if we finish second.
  7. Gillingham complaints.

    We never spoke about compensating the fans who didn't travel by coach. I think this should be down to Gillingham and I will reiterate that to the EFL.
  8. MK Dons tickets

    I am going on the train and it has cost me £37. Just before Christmas I made the same journey for the Northampton game and it was £17 and I guess this is prohibitive for some. It's another example of exploitation by a private company simply because it's a Bank Holiday. In answer to your question there are quite a few Rovers fans who try do the long haul games by rail. Although it probably works out more expensive than car sharing it's hassle free and more relaxing. And just over two hours to London does it for me.
  9. Gillingham complaints.

    I had a call from Steve Waggott this afternoon in respect of the two emails I sent following the Gillingham postponement. I reiterated my disappointment that Rovers hadn't initiated an official complaint to the EFL and cited the case of Cardiff raising several issues formally following the postponement of their match at Derby. He said the the difference was that Derby (the club) called their game off whilst a Safety Advisory Group took the decision to postpone our match and from that safety perspective we didn't really have a case. I pointed out several aspects of the circumstances regarding our postponement where I feel Gillingham were negligent and he agreed. I am still waiting for the EFL to formally respond following my email on Monday and telecon with a Supporter Services employee yesterday. I still have it in mind to refer the case to the football ombudsman for their advice if I don't get any satisfaction from the EFL. I actually said to Steve that the conversation I had with him was the first direct contact I have had with anybody at the club since John Williams left despite sending several emails to the various incumbents over the past seven years. He said he was trying to reach out to supporters and by speaking to them direct he gets an idea of their grievances.
  10. Premier League Stuff

    It was moved for tv but it was originally scheduled for 3 pm on the Sunday. It was moved to 12 noon for Sky coverage. This was played on Sunday because Burnley played Everton the day before which was also on tv and kicked off at 12.30 pm.
  11. Premier League Stuff

    Burnleys home game with Chelsea will be played on the same night we play Peterborough at home and both will be on Sky. We recently had to play Wigan on a Sunday because Burnley played Everton at home the day before. Double standards from the police? http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/16110467.burnley-fcs-chelsea-clash-rearranged-same-day-as-rovers-home-fixture/?ref=mr&lp=1

    It's not as black and white as that John but I suspect you know that. How do you explain Rochdale and Newport drawing with Tottenham when they are both near the bottom of their respective leagues. And in their next league matches they lose badly. Sometimes they can't really be bothered and go through the motions but give them a bigger stage to perform on and they put a shift in. For a lot of players coming to Ewood is a big game for them, it's as simple as that.

    I would swap those for ours in a heartbeat.
  14. Gillingham complaints.

    As I said earlier my gripe with Rovers is that they haven't instigated an enquiry by the EFL. I spoke to somebody at the league today and they were surprised when I pointed out several aspects of Gillinghams inadequacies that Rovers haven't complained on behalf of the travelling supporters. In all honesty it seems to me that Rovers don't want to rock the boat and stumping up the money themselves for the official transport seems like the soft option. https://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/cardiff-city-chief-executive-calls-1360775
  15. Gillingham complaints.

    Quite simply I don't like or want to travel by coach. I like using the train if possible or driving if not. It gives me some latitude to plan my journey, stop when I want to and leave when I want to. I miss very few games away from home and spend a significant amount of my pension on Rovers. I feel it is grossly unfair that I am penalised because I don't travel to away games by coach or I am not trusted. By the way how can I insure my journey in the event of a postponement if I travel by car or rail?