Bristol Rovers (a) 1972/73 WC

Watney Cup (First Round)- Saturday 29 July 1972 at Bristol Stadium (Att 12,489)

Bristol Rovers (1) 2 (Bannister 27p, Stephens 88): Sheppard, Roberts, Parsons, Green, Taylor, Price, Stephens, W Jones, Allan, Bannister, Godfrey; Sub Unknown.
Wolves (0) 0: Parkin, Taylor, Parkin, Bailey, Munro (Hibbitt 57), McAlle, Hegan, Daley, Richards, Kindon, Wagstaffe.

Referee: Mr B Homewood (Sunbury-on-Thames).
Penalty: Awarded against Frank Munro for bringing down Ken Stephens.
Remembrance: A two minutes silence was held before the kick-off in remembrance of Bert Tann, Rovers General Manager who had died during the summer.
Injury: Munro was injured in the second-half.
The Doog: Derek Dougan was fined two weeks for missing training as he’s been promoting his new book. He also missed the match as he’d sustained an injury whilst away.
Landmark: Steve Kindon makes his Wolves debut.
Television: Match covered by the BBC’s Match of the Day.