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Football results: Good night for Robins and Rovers

Cheltenham's victory puts the Robins at the top of the National League. Credit: ITV West Country

It was a good night for our region as, two of our teams scored away victories.

Cheltenham Town have moved to the top of the National League with a 1-0 win away at Grimsby. Aaron Downes scored the only goal of the match.

In League Two, Bristol Rovers came from behind at Cambridge to win 2-1, Ellis Harrison and Matty Taylor with Rovers' goals.

Football: Rovers and Yeovil through to next round of JPT

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Bristol Rovers and Yeovil have made it through to the next round of the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.

Rovers beat Wycombe 2-0 thanks to first half goals from Matty Taylor and Jermaine Easter.

Yeovil beat Coventry 4-3 on penalties after the match finished goal-less.

However, Swindon are out after losing to bitter rivals Oxford.

Cheltenham Town are the new leaders of the National League after drawing 1-all with Braintree. Billy Waters rescued a point for the Robins with a goal in injury time.

How far would you go for your football team?

As the weekend approaches, football fans up and down the country will be preparing for long journeys, well, up and down the country.

All our region's sides are in action this weekend and all of them bar Bristol City are away.

Bristol City v MK Dons

Blackpool v Swindon Town

Morecambe v Bristol Rovers

Portsmouth v Yeovil

Halifax v Cheltenham Town

Grimsby v Forest Green Rovers

But of all those away trips spare a thought for Bristol Rovers fans this weekend. Their trip to Morecambe comes just 4 days after a gruelling trip to Hartlepool and to show you just how many miles that is we've made a little graphic showing the routes. Rovers fans look away..........

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Rovers chairman scotches rumours about the club

The Memorial Stadium Credit: PA

Bristol Rovers chairman Nick Higgs has told ITV News West Country that there is no truth in the rumours of a company sort-out bid or approach for the club.

"I keep hearing about this so called consortium from various sources. Would somebody be kind enough to tell us who they are, as we are very curious to find out ourselves!"

I keep hearing about this so called consortium from various sources. Would somebody be kind enough to tell us who they are, as we are very curious to find out ourselves!

– Nick Higgs

Bristol Rovers winger is Gibraltar's very own Rooney

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Wayne Rooney may have become England's top goal scorer with 50 - but did you know a Bristol Rovers player has become Gibraltar's - with two?

Rovers winger Jake Gosling is the first player to score more than one goal for Gibraltar - getting into those record-books after his country lost 8-1 to Poland.

Watch his Rovers teammates give him a special present in honour of the achievement...

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