Bristol Rovers 1-1 Grimsby Town (Bristol Rovers win 5-3 on pens) | Vanarama Conference Play-off Final match report

17 May 2015 04:56
• Bristol Rovers 1-1 Grimsby Town (Bristol Rovers win 5-3 on pens)• Rovers bounce straight back to Football LeagueDarrell Clarke ended the season in tears last May having seen his Bristol Rovers side lose their league status for the first time in 94 years. This time round his campaign climaxed with a 60-yard sprint across the Wembley turf to celebrate their return at the first time of asking thanks to a penalty shootout victory over Grimsby. “Showed a yard of pace this year, didn’t I?” he said. “Nearly pulled a hamstring.”In immediately bouncing back into League Two Rovers became the first side since Carlisle United 10 years ago to do so. “I was hurting last summer,” said Clarke, whose side had missed out on automatic promotion by a point after recovering from a slow start to non-league life. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian