Bristol Rovers

Is the Bristol Sport model the way forward?

Bristol Sport, owned by local billionaire Steve Lansdown, is an umbrella style company which incorporates much of Bristol’s sport within it. Similar to models abroad (such as Barcelona which along with football also includes sports like volleyball, and incidentally was the model that inspired Lansdown) Bristol Sport seeks to unite local sports teams and individuals under a common banner for …

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A new dawn for Bristol Rovers

Night settles over the northern suburbs of Bristol, an old harbour town famous for its associations with the slave trade and cider. In a busy district called Horfield up the colourful Gloucester Road, men, women and children with blue-and-white-striped hats and scarves are flocking to the beaming floodlights that hang above Filton Avenue. Embed from Getty Images Bristol Rovers are a …

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