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PremierLeague-News.Com - Live coverage as the Joey Barton era at Bristol Rovers begins with the visit of Wigan Athletic to the Mem
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Good evening Gasheads and welcome to live coverage as the Joey Barton era at Bristol Rovers begins. The Gas welcome relegation rivals Wigan Athletic to the Mem as Barton takes to the Rovers dugout for the first time after being appointed on Monday. And he starts his tenure with a huge game in the context of the League One relegation battle. Rovers are just two points clear of the bottom four and Wigan sit second-bottom, with both teams in need of a victory to boost their survival hopes. Kick-off at the Mem is at 7.00pm. Stay tuned throughout the evening for live updates, reaction and analysis as Barton takes the reins. Scroll down for updatesSam FrostFormation intrigueRovers have played with a three-man defence for much of the season, but Barton's preferred shape at Fleetwood was a 4-2-3-1. Rovers do have the players to make that shape work, but will Barton be quick to shake things up tactically? Team news is out at 6pm, and his first selection promises to be intriguing.Sam FrostThe league tableHow the table looks before kick-off...
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...Sam FrostHow to watchSam FrostFans' verdict on BartonWe spoke to six Rovers fans on Monday to get their view on Barton's appointment. Read their verdicts hereJoey Barton has been appointed Bristol Rovers manager. (Image: JMP)Sam FrostBarton's press conferenceWe spoke to the new Rovers boss for the first time yesterday. Here's everything he had to sayJoey Barton speaks to press during his first Zoom Press Conference. (Image: Ryan Hiscott/JMP)Sam FrostWelcomeThe Joey Barton era at Bristol Rovers begins tonight. Can he start his tenure with a huge three points against relegation rivals Wigan? We'll find out in a few hours. Stay with us throughout the evening for live updates, reaction and analysis. Joey Barton took training for the first time at Bristol Rovers on Monday. (Image: JMP)
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