Bristol Rovers and Luton Town have faced each other 89 times in the Football League and national cup competitions. The most notable meeting of the clubs was on 13 April 1936 when Rovers suffered their biggest defeat in the league. Luton Town earned a 12-0 victory at Kenilworth Road, with Joe Payne scoring ten of the goals, breaking the record for most goals in a game by a single player. Payne's record still stands to this day.
- Last meeting: 26 December 2007 - Bristol Rovers 1-1 Luton Town
- Biggest win: 29 March 1921 - Bristol Rovers 5-0 Luton Town
- Biggest defeat: 13 April 1936 - Luton Town 12-0 Bristol Rovers
- Highest aggregate score: 13 April 1936 - Luton Town 12-0 Bristol Rovers
Players to represent both clubsEdit
Below is an incomplete list of the players who have been on the books of both Bristol Rovers and Luton Town.
- Wayne Andrews
- Ryan Brunt had a loan spell with Luton a year before signing for Rovers in 2013
- Craig Hinton
- Sammy Igoe
- Josh Klein-Davies
- Richard Langley joined Rovers following his release from Luton
- Michael Leary
- Conrad Logan was loaned to Luton and to Rovers by Leicester City
- Martyn Margetson
- Kevin Street
- John Taylor
- Gary Waddock
- Steve White
Both clubs have been managed by Paul Buckle, with him taking over at Luton after leaving Rovers in 2012. He also took The Pirates' goalkeeping coach Carl Emberson with him as his new assistant manager.