Personalised Bristol Rovers Football Book
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Formed in 1883, the one and only Rovers have been rolling around in glory ever since. Tracking their greatest moments on and off the pitch, this personalised football book is a nostalgic wonder of memories for any Pirates fan.
Some of the content has rarely been seen too, giving fans an in-depth look over the last 100 years. Picking things up in 1913, following a 1-0 third-round win over Norwich City, this football books goes on to cover all of The Pirates’ ups and downs – right up to the end of last season.
This Bristol Rovers Football Book is the perfect way for any Pirate to reminisce. Not only does it include some of the club’s finest victories over the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea, it also features – through reprints of original newspaper reports – five fantastic wins over rivals, City, in ’63, ’87, ’91, ’92 and 2000.
More than that though, it’s an opportunity to look back over the careers of Rovers’ greats, including Jack Pitt, Ray Warren, George Petherbridge, Harry Bamford, Alfie Biggs, Bobby Jones, Harold Jarmen, Stuart Taylor, the club’s record goalscorer Geoff Bradford and cult hero Ian Holloway.
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The book is available with a variety of presentation options, with the recipient’s Name and a Message printed on the certificate on the title page.
All the articles are printed on luxury paper, produced from fully licensed scans from the original newspapers. The books are always updated with the latest season and bound by hand in a hardback book.
The binding process takes four craftsmen/women over an hour to create each book by hand. To make the books even more exceptional, there are special editions with extra personalisation, available below.
Some of the editions are available with colour content and pictures from 2006 onwards. As well as the original black and white content, editions offering colour content and colour pages will include the colour content where available.
This Personalised Football Book is 'Tabloid' size 38 x 31cm, available in a selection of smart, high-quality covers. All reports in this book are taken from The Daily Mirror.
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Your Bristol Rovers Football Book opens on February 11th 1913 with a 1-0 victory over Norwich City, a victory which ensured that Bristol Rovers progressed to the Third Round of the FA Cup to take on menacing Everton. This book covers the history of Bristol Rovers Football Club, their successes and setbacks as they travelled across the divisions, always retaining their place in the Football League which they have held consistently since 1920.
This newspaper book is packed with reports and photos from some of Bristol Rovers' most exciting matches including wins over renowned teams like Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea, not forgetting a famous 7-0 victory over Shrewsbury Town in 1964, The Pirates third 7-0 victory in Bristol Rovers’ history. Also included in the book is coverage from 5 gallant wins against fierce rivals Bristol City – 1963 (4-0), 1987 (0-1), 1991 (3-2), 1992 (4-0), 2000 (2-0) – making this the perfect gift for any Bristol Rovers fan.
The Pirates have played in some memorable grounds during their history including Twerton Park, Memorial Stadium and famously the Eastville Stadium, which Bristol Rovers called home for nearly 90 years – all of which feature in this Bristol Rovers Newspaper Book.
This book wouldn’t be complete without remembering a number of unforgettable managers including Paul Trollope, Ian Holloway, Bobby Gould, Bert Tann and Brough Fletcher – all featured in this newspaper book ensuring any Bristol Rovers fan is thrilled with this gift.