Josh Watch Update 2023+++

Another reason not to go daft blowing stupid money on a striker this window.

In Forss and Coburn we could have two of the best finishers we've had for years next season. (Chuba aint doing bad either).
He`s Scored Again!
His 9th goal for "The Gas"


Match Report - Cambridge United 1-2 Rovers​


Coburn and Sinclair on Target
Rovers came from behind to secure a win at Cambridge, with Coburn and Sinclair cancelling out Smith's early strike.
Joey Barton made three changes to the side that started the game against Cheltenham Town last Sunday, with Ryan Loft, James Gibbons and Luca Hoole replacing Antony Evans, Harry Anderson and Lewis Gibson.
Rovers bossed the early possession but were caught cold by the hosts after four minutes as Sam Smith scored with a close-range header.
United's Shilow Tracey then cut inside and his goalbound effort was cleared behind by Connolly. From the corner, Smith's header was well saved by Belshaw. Loft appeared to be fouled after 11 minutes but Cambridge cleared and were awarded a free-kick in identical circumstances. To rub salt into the wounds, Connolly was booked for his challenge.
Loft was in the book a minute later for a late sliding tackle on Brophy as the hosts began to dominate the game as the sun made an appearance for the first time today.
A few times Rovers looked to hit the ball long but the ball seemed to skip off the surface and into touch. In the 21st minute they hauled themselves level. Collins slid Coburn in on goal and, although Mannion got down well to save his shot, the number 40 headed home the rebound to make it 1-1.


Belshaw slid to collect a Cambridge through-ball after 23 minutes, but was left on the turf after Smith appeared to leave his leg in on the challenge. After treatment, the 'keeper was able to continue. The Gas then went in front, thanks to referee Parsons, who waved play on after Thomas was fouled. He allowed Coburn to feed Hoole down the right, and his inch-perfect found Sinclair at the far post to fire home after 28 minutes. (y)


Bristol Rovers striker Josh Coburn has been nominated for the PFA Vertu Motors Fans' Player of the Month award for December.
Coburn, on loan for the season from Middlesbrough, lived up to his nickname of the "Teesside Haaland", netting three goals in the month.

Coburn's competition for the award is Plymouth defender Dan Scarr, Sheffield Wednesday wing-back Marvin Johnson, Ipswich Town striker Conor Chaplin, Burton Albion’s Victor Adeboyejo and Barnsley’s James Norwood.

Voting is now open for fans, so let's get voting for Josh: click HERE to vote. (y)
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The Gas are off to Accrington in Lancashire today.


John Coleman - Accrington Manager - takes charge of his 1213th game today!!!

Hopefully, Josh gets on today and scores another winner.(y)