There are currently 27 players in the first-team squad for the 2013–14 season.

The joint longest-serving players in the squad are Ollie Clarke and Eliot Richards, who both graduated from the youth team in 2009. All of the squad are UK-born with the exception of German midfielder Fabian Broghammer and Alefe Santos, who is originally from Brazil.


at club
Previous clubNotes
1Steve Mildenhall38Eng England4Millwall
2Michael Smith29Nir Northern Ireland6Ballymena United
6Tom Parkes26Eng England5Leicester CityCaptain
14Lee Brown27Eng England6Queens Park Rangers
29Mark McChrystal33Nir Northern Ireland5Tranmere Rovers
30Tom Lockyer23Wal Wales4Youth team
Danny Greenslade Wal Wales3Youth team
17Ellis Harrison24Wal Wales5Youth team
24Ollie Clarke25Eng England8Youth team
33Alefe Santos23Bra Brazil4Youth team
Jake Gosling24Gib Gibraltar3Exeter City
Dominic Thomas Eng England3Youth team
Lee Mansell35Eng England3Torquay United
26Ryan Brunt24Eng England5Stoke City
36Jamie Lucas22Eng England4Youth team
Matty Taylor Eng England3Forest Green Rovers
  • The number of years at the club is the number of complete years since the player signed for Bristol Rovers. For players who were loaned in first and then signed permanently it is the time since their permanent signing. For youth team graduates it is the length of time since their first professional contract came into force, even if they were involved with the first team before this date.
  • Nationality is defined as the country represented by a player at any level of international football, or their country of birth if they have never played internationally.
  • The shirt number 12 is used by Gasheads to represent the fans as the 12th Man. The number has been retired since the 2002–03 season.

Contract expiriesEdit

Fabian BroghammerLee BrownOllie Clarke
Seanan ClucasDavid ClarksonMatt Gill
Jordan GoddardConor GoughMatt Harrold
Shaquille HunterPatrick KearyOliver Norburn
Jim PatersonEliot RichardsAlefe Santos
Josh SouthwayDanny Woodards
Ryan BruntGarry KennethTom Lockyer
Jamie LucasMark McChrystalSteve Mildenhall
Michael Smith
Ellis HarrisonJohn-Joe O'TooleTom Parkes
Mitch Harding

† The club hold an option to extend Matt Harrold's contract for a further year.
‡ Mark McChrystal's and Steve Mildenhall's contracts will automatically be extended for a further year when they reach a certain number of appearances.

Loan expiriesEdit

Loaned in
Player (Club)Expiry
Loaned out
Player (Club)Expiry
Matt Gill (Exeter City)January 2014

Coaching staffEdit

Manager: John Ward
Assistant manager: Darrell ClarkeGoalkeeping coach: Stuart Naylor
Physio: Phil Kite
Head of youth: Alan Walsh
Academy Director: Tom CurtisDevelopment coach: Marcus Stewart


Second year
Trey AndersonChad DouglasCarlos Gonzales
Danny Greenslade (Fwd)Jamie LucasDominic Thomas
Aaron Ward-Baptiste