Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Rovers have never faced each other in a competitive match, but have played a number of pre-season friendlies. They were due to meet in a warmup games before the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons, but both matches were canceled. They did however provide opposition for Rovers in the next three pre-seasons.
Players at both clubsEdit
Weston is managed by Tony Ricketts, who is a former Rovers coach, and was manager of the Rovers women's team. Some players that have been on the books of both clubs are listed below.
- Jon Beswetherick
- Steve Book
- George Booth joined Weston after having been released by Rovers in 2011
- Ray Cashley
- Billy Clark
- Tony Davis
- Dave Gilroy joined Weston from Rovers in December 2003.
- Matt Groves signed for Weston after being released by Rovers in 2009.
- Andy Gurney
- Lewis Haldane was loaned to Weston from Rovers.
- Lewis Hogg
- Ben Hunt joined Weston in 2011, a year after being released by Rovers.
- Ray Johnston
- Alex Kite was loaned to Weston by Rovers in 2009.
- Josh Klein-Davies signed for Weston in 2009 after being released by Rovers.
- Mark McKeever
- Kayne McLaggon joined Weston after being released by Rovers in 2012.
- David Mehew
- Darren Mullings
- Ryan Paddock
- James Palmer
- Tom Parrinello was loaned to Weston by Rovers late in 2008, before signing for them permanently in 2009.
- Lewis Powell
- Mark Preece
- Ben Willshire
In addition to these, Weston player Mark Armstrong started out in the Rovers youth system, but was released without signing for the club.