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Who once said “Football was a funny old game ?” It certainly is as Bristol Rovers found themselves unexpectedly relegated to the Conference for the first time in 94 years on Saturday.
Going into the game, they needed Wycombe to fail to beat to Torquay and Northampton Town to lose at home to Oxford to escape the drop, but it wasn’t to be.
On 36 minutes, Colin Daniel side footed home to give the Mansfield Town the lead at Bristol Rovers and with both Wycombe and Northampton winning at half time, it …

This weekend sees the end of the season before the extension of the Play-Offs and the race to beat the drop into the Conference will be on as one of three teams will face the drop.
Wycombe travel to already relegated Torquay United on 47 points in a game they must win, whereas Northampton Town, currently on 50 points, face Oxford United where a point will be enough to secure their Football League status whilst Bristol Rovers, also on 50 points, face Mansfield Town at home.
Defeats for both Northampton and Bristol …

With the season nearly over, it’s about retaining Football League status at the foot of League Two and on Saturday, there is a huge game at Adams Park this weekend as Wycombe Wanderers (21st) entertain Bristol Rovers (22nd).
With both clubs on 47 points and lingering above the drop zone on goal difference, it’s going to be a nervy affair for both clubs which neither will want to lose. Both teams go into the game with just one win in their last ten games and hovering dangerously above the relegation zone …