A depleted Southport team get a football lesson away to Bristol Rovers April 12th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Latest Sports Latest Uncategorized Shares Comments Result: Bristol Rovers 2-0 Southport Bristol Rovers are one point off Conference leaders Barnet with two games left after seeing off Southport. Ellis Harrison opened the scoring in the 11th minute when he controlled Andy Monkhouse’s flick to fire home as the Pirates bid to return to League Two. Monkhouse also set up their second goal when he crossed from the left and Matt Taylor headed home. The Sandgrounders are not safe yet, sitting six points above the relegation zone with three games left. Darrell Clarke: Bristol Rovers manager on Southport win “Southport were obviously a little bit depleted on the day and we took advantage of that it was a comfortable performance. “But it’s always a tough ask, a third game in eight days. We could have been a little bit better at times. “But the three points are the main thing; we move on and now it looks like a two-horse race. “Grimsby have a good manager and they’ll be having a right go to win the last two games, it looks like a two-horse race that’s for sure.” (Courtesy of the bbc) Game stats Bristol Rovers 25 Puddy 04 Lockyer 06 Parkes 07 Mansell 03 Brown 14 Lines 05 McChrystal 28 Dawson (Balanta – 88′ ) 23 Monkhouse 10 Taylor 17 Harrison Booked (Blissett – 82′ Booked ) Substitutes 01 Mildenhall 02 Leadbitter 16 Easter 27 Blissett 29 Balanta Southport 01 Thompson 16 Rutherford 08 George Booked 11 Davies 03 Fitzpatrick 04 Kay (Collins – 77′ ) 07 Evans 14 Joyce 17 Almond 26 Hewitt 27 McCarthy (Symes – 77′ ) Substitutes 05 Collins 15 Connor 21 Symes 23 Donnelly 25 Usai Ref: John Brooks Att: 8,251 Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 or 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_new Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/otsnews Related Comments comments!