Live updates

Advertisement

Cheltenham take on Rovers in West Country derby

Cheltenham Town take on Bristol Rovers tonight at Whaddon Road. Credit: PA Archive

It's a busy night of football with four of our teams in action.

In League One, Bristol City play host to top-of-the-table Leyton Orient, while Swindon Town travel to Crawley.

In League Two, there's a West Country derby as Cheltenham Town take on Bristol Rovers at Whaddon Road.

Advertisement

Jamie Cureton tells ITV News West Country 'I want to keep going as long as possible'

In a threat to make all defenders wince, Jamie Cureton told ITV News West Country that he wants to continue playing into his forties.

The Cheltenham Town star, now in his 12th club, said he wanted to go on for "as long as my body lets me".

Following his record breaking 250th goal at the weekend he refused to say which of the 12 clubs was his favourite, but he did reveal a soft spot for one Westcountry team. But you'll have to watch the video to find out which one!

Watch highlights of Jamie's career here

Fans and former colleagues congratulate Jamie Cureton on his goal record

Carlmarston100_normal

I note that former #colu striker Jamie Cureton scored his 250th career goal on Saturday, 4 Cheltenham, from 718 games - a good goal ratio

138f5ac3ab302e1c08609f5ea49cd9c0_normal

Congratulations to former Reading FC favourite Jamie Cureton on 250 career goals. #ReadingFC

Yates praises Cureton's historic goal

The Manager of Cheltenham Town has praised Jamie Cureton's 250th goal of his career, but says he should have got it earlier in the game.

Speaking to the club's website Mark Yates said:

Jamie's goal was opportunism but he should have scored after the first minute and it turned into a bit of an air shot. Nothing bothers him though and he is a great professional.

– Mark Yates, Cheltenham Town Manager
Load more updates

Advertisement

Today's top stories