Rovers first up as Yate prepare for new season

June 27 2017

League One team Bristol Rovers have been lined up as Yate Town’s opening friendly fixture of the 2017/18 season.

League One team Bristol Rovers have been lined up as Yate Town’s opening friendly fixture of the 2017/18 season.  

Yate Town FC started pre-season training at the end of June and have arranged a series of friendly matches prior to the Southern League season which starts on 12 August. 

The most prestigious of the pre-season games is against Bristol Rovers scheduled for Saturday 8 July. The tie will also be Rovers opening friendly match and a large crowd is expected at Lodge Road.

Yate have been liaising with Bristol Rovers Community Trust and are looking to promote the day as a family community event with activities for children throughout the afternoon.

Bath City and Chipping Sodbury Town will also be visiting The Jelf Stadium for friendly matches.  League fixtures are due to be announced on 12 July.

 

Full list of Yate Town friendly matches:

Sat 8 July, Bristol RoversLodge Road, 3.00 Pm

Tues 18 July Thornbury Town, away 6.30 Pm

Thurs 20 July, Longwell Green sports, away 7.30 Pm

Sat 22 July, Stonehouse, away 3.00 Pm

Tues 25 July, Lydney Town, away 7.30 Pm

Sat 29 July, Bath City, home 3.00 Pm

Tues 1 August, Chipping Sodbury, home 3.00 Pm