# Bristol Rovers

This year
‘At one stage, I think it was between 75 and 80 million spent on midfielders to replace me’
In an exclusive interview with The 42, former Ireland international Glenn Whelan reflects on a remarkable career.
Last year
Joey Barton cleared of assaulting his wife after judge rules on fair trial
The court heard Georgia Barton had written to prosecutors claiming she and her husband had been drinking ‘about four or five bottles of wine each’.
Jubilant Joey Barton celebrates most dramatic of promotions
Bristol Rovers beat Scunthorpe 7-0 to go up on goals scored.
All time
Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton apologises for making controversial holocaust remark
‘Clearly no offence was meant, but some people have rightly pointed out to me the use of the analogy was not correct,’ said the former Man City and Newcastle United midfielder.
'He's 538 years of age' - Joey Barton hails veteran debutant Glenn Whelan
The Ireland international had his first Bristol Rovers outing in yesterday’s defeat to Hartlepool United.
League Two side weighing up an offer to veteran Ireland midfielder Whelan
The 37-year-old Dubliner has been training with Bristol Rovers, who are currently managed by Joey Barton.
'It was a tough time trying to decide: Do I give up my work for the love of representing my country?'
Ex-Ireland international Dolores Deasley on the various highs and lows of her career, and her new life coaching in America.
Dubliner Graham Coughlan leaves promotion-chasing Bristol Rovers for new managerial role
The news is a blow to the League One club.
'They’re all top lads. It feels more like coming into a club now'
Ireland U21 defender Ryan Sweeney was encouraged by a committed display against Norway on Thursday.
Jack Byrne scores 25-yard stunner as he continues to impress on loan at Oldham
There was plenty of Irish involvement in the League One clash as Bristol Rovers welcomed John Sheridan’s side.
'The atmosphere was like a county final' - Former Limerick striker Gaffney on League One promotion
Gaffney played a significant role in Bristol Rovers’ promotion.
Ex-Limerick striker Gaffney helps Bristol Rovers to dramatic League One promotion
It’s been a memorable year for Rory Gaffney.
Ex-Limerick star Gaffney seals Bristol Rovers move
The former Limerick striker scored five goals in seven games during a prolific loan spell at the club.
Bristol Rovers are 'desperate' to keep an in-form ex-League of Ireland star
The 26-year-old has scored five goals in seven appearances for the League Two side.
Bristol Rovers declare their interest in Richie Towell but would he go there?
One of the SSE Airtricity League’s top players is a target for the League Two outfit.
Bristol Rovers manager reduced to tears after their relegation from the Football League
Pirate boss Darrell Clarke couldn’t help getting emotional after they were sent to the Conference yesterday.