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Exclusive interviews and lively debates from four Gasheads with a face for radio.

Exclusive interviews and lively debates from four Gasheads with a face for radio.
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Exclusive interviews and lively debates from four Gasheads with a face for radio.








SCOUT REPORT: Lincoln City (A)

In this week’s Scout Report, lifelong Lincoln fan & Press Association journalist Dominic Picksley joins Neno to preview the upcoming match between Bristol Rovers & Lincoln City at Sincil Bank. The pair discuss the Imps’ impressive start to the season, the danger men in their side and how the club has been affected by the departure of managerial duo Danny & Nicky Cowley to Championship side Huddersfield Town. Enjoy the show & UTG!


The Million Pound Man

This week Max and Mets are joined by Nathan Cartmel, who has flown in from Florida especially to record. The boys talk about two disappointing results against Burton and Accrington, and address fresh concerns that are emerging within the team. Nathan discusses whether Rodman works well in the hole, and Mets talks Smith vs Nichols. They also look ahead to the Lincoln game, and discuss the Cowley brothers moving to Huddersfield and how much that will effect the game. The player spotlight...


Q&A: Peak Trollope or Peak DC?

In this week's Q&A episode, Harley and Neno tackle your questions. - A busy final day of the transfer window for Bolton - Thoughts on the EFL Trophy boycott - Peak Trollope or Peak DC? This, and much more, on this weeks GasCast.


A CHAT WITH: Alfie Kilgour

As a football supporter, you love to see a local lad rise through the youth academy and burst onto the first team scene. That's just what self-confessed Gashead Alfie Kilgour has done this season, impressing fans with his combative performances at the heart of the Rovers back line. Harley had the pleasure of speaking with Alfie one-on-one in an exclusive interview, as they discuss his journey from the youth team to the first team. They look back at the lows: the horrendous injury he...


Nichols Island

On this week's GasCast, Max and Mets are joined by James Piercy from the Bristol Post. They start with some in depth talk about the takeover story, which the Post broke a few weeks ago, and discuss when Rovers fans can expect to hear more news. There's lot of talk about the new 3-5-2 formation which has seen Rovers pick up several impressive home wins and gained more support for manager Graham Coughlan. The talismanic Josh Hare, calming influence of Tony Craig, and scapegoat turned...


Q&A: Will Gasheads ever warm to Graham?

In the second episode of our new Q&A series, Harley and Neno tackle your questions. This, and much more, on the GasCast Q&A.


Death by a thousand cuts

GasCast regulars Max and Tom are joined this week by top Gashead and charity fundraiser Ash Belsten for the second episode of the season. They discuss the fruit market news, and whether any of them are getting their hopes up for the future of Bristol Rovers. They look at the opening three fixtures, how Rovers have performed, who's impressed, and who hasn't. They talk at length about the wage budget, and how a congested squad has maybe restricted Rovers from bringing in top targets. The...


BUILD UP: Coventry City (A)

In this week's build up Episode, Max is joined by Laurie from the Lonely Season Podcast to discuss the upcoming match between Coventry City and Bristol Rovers - to be played at the Sky-blues' temporary home, St. Andrews. They discuss a poor start to the season for Rovers, and address concerns of the unambitious brand of football being deployed by Coughlan in difficult matches. Laurie also explains the painful 90 minutes against Bolton, and how he hopes Cov can bounce back with a few changes...


Q&A: Fruit market the answer to our Championship dreams?

In the first of our Q&A series, Harley and Neno tackle your questions - from fruit markets to dog lookalikes. Is it time to give up on Sercombe? Where do we need to strengthen before the transfer window shuts? Is the away kit fiasco a sign of the state of the club off-the-field? How do we get the infrastructure to reach the Championship? This, and much more, on this week's GasCast.


BUILD UP: Wycombe Wanderers (H)

In this build up episode Tom Metcalfe chats with Wycombe fan Dale in the build up to Saturdays encounter at The Mem. The last game at The Mem saw Wycombe come away with all 3 points after skilfully employing the dark arts of feigning injury, time wasting and niggly fouling. The two teams come into this game with contrasting fortunes after Rovers slumped to a 2-0 defeat away at Blackpool. On the other hand Wycombe won 2-0 at home against a Bolton side that only had 3 senior pros in the...


Coughlan's Cloggers

GasCast is back for another season! Regulars Max and Tom are joined by Caz May for the first episode of the 2019/20 season. They cover the summer transfer business with no fewer than eight new faces coming in so far. They look at where the gaps in the squad are, what their lineups and predictions for Blackpool are and how to correctly pronounce Coughlan. Kyle Bennett is the player in the spotlight for this episode. If you enjoy GasCast be sure to subscribe, and we'd also be incredibly...


A CHAT WITH: The Gas Girls

In this episode Tom Metcalfe went up to Lockleaze sports centre to find out more about the Gas Girls at their final open training session. He speaks to Matty Davies from the Bristol Rovers Community Trust and the manager Nathan Hallett-Young about the hopes for the girls in the coming season. He also speaks to some of the Girls about why they want to play for Bristol Rovers and their expectations for the season. Bristol Rovers Community Trust:...



In this scout report episode Tom Metcalfe is joined by Mark Swindell of the Wanderers Ways forum to discuss new Rovers signing Mark Little. He arrives at The Mem after a pretty tough time at The Reebok, but with a wealth of experience at this level. Gashead Caz May then joins to give her take, as we also discuss the signing of Tom Davies from Coventry and how the squad is shaping up this summer.


A CHAT WITH: Adam Tutton (Community Trust CEO)

In this A CHAT WITH episode Tom Metcalfe catches up with Adam Tutton the Bristol Rovers Community Trust CEO. Adam talks about the fantastic work the community trust does including inviting local teams to matchdays to meet the players, getting older fans out of the house, helping those struggling with mental health issues, providing education in sport to young people, the return of the GasGirls and much more. He also talks us through THAT video and the perils of filming at Ashton Gate. To...


2018/19 End of Season Special (PART 1)

While The Gas survived the threat of relegation this season, it's certainly been eventful. From saying goodbye to our double promotion winning manager Darrell Clarke, to last minute limbs at Plymouth Away, we take you back over the 2018/19 season.


2018/19 End of Season Special (PART 2)

This is PART 2 of the GasCast End of Season Special. Be sure to listen to PART 1 first! While The Gas survived the threat of relegation this season, it's certainly been eventful. From saying goodbye to our double promotion winning manager Darrell Clarke, to last minute limbs at Plymouth Away, we take you back over the 2018/19 season.


SCOUT REPORT: Tom Davies & Jack Grimmer - Coventry City

In this special SCOUT REPORT episode of GasCast, Tom Metcalfe speaks to Laurie from the Lonely Season Podcast about two Coventry players The Gas have been linked with. Tom Davies, a hugely popular centre back who has fallen out of favour with manager Mark Robins. Could he be a ready-made replacement for the Championship bound Lockyer? Jack Grimmer, a 25 year old former League Two team of the year attacking right back who fell down the pecking order at Coventry. Could he oust JC from the...


BUILD UP: Barnsley (H) ft. Joe from Dearne FM's Red All Over

Harley chats with Barnsley supporter Joe from Deane FM’s Red All Over radio show. They look ahead to this weekends game, as Rovers look to throw a spanner in the works of Barnsley’s automatic promotion hunt.


Egg Upson

Following yet another disappointing home loss, the lads look back on where it went wrong against Rochdale, and how the "mental block" Graham Coughlan speaks of can be resolved. Max is triggered following this result, and blasts the ability of the squad. They also look ahead to the Fleetwood and Barnsley games, and discuss our seemingly strong changes of survival. The spotlight is on Ed Upson this week, and his best position comes under discussion. ITUNES:...


BUILD UP: AFC Wimbledon (A) ft. 9yrsPodcast

In this build up episode Tom Metcalfe looks ahead to Rovers trip to Wimbledon on bank holiday Friday. He is joined by Mark from the 9yrsPodcast and they discuss the Dons great escape and the players who the Gas need to keep an eye on.