Team Players: NAME NATIONALITY POSITION Richard James 'Dick' Sheppard ENG GK James 'Jim' Eadie SCO GK Trevor Jacobs ENG DF Stuart Taylor ENG DF Peter Aitken WAL DF Frankie Prince WAL DF Lindsay Parsons ENG DF Mike Green (captain) ENG DF John Rudge ENG MF Tom Stanton SCO MF Ken Stephens ENG FW Alan Warboys ENG FW Bruce Bannister ENG FW Colin Dobson ENG FW David Albry Staniforth ENG FW Gordon Fearnley ENG FW Officials: Don Megson (ENG, Team Manager) Robert 'Bobby' Campbell (SCO, Club Coach) Douglas Mearnes Milne (Chairman) Graham Holmes (Director) Peter Terry (Secretary) William Cussens (Doctor) Results DATE LOCATION RESULT 9- 5-1974 Brisbane Queensland 1-2 Bristol Rovers 15- 5-1974 Sydney New South Wales 0-3 Bristol Rovers - 5-1974 Northern New South Wales 1-9 Bristol Rovers 19- 5-1974 Melbourne Victoria 2-1 Bristol Rovers 22- 5-1974 Christchurch Canterbury 0-3 Bristol Rovers 25- 5-1974 Wellington Wellington 0-4 Bristol Rovers 26- 5-1974 Auckland Auckland 0-2 Bristol Rovers 30- 5-1974 Bangkok Bangkok XI* 2-4 Bristol Rovers * - Bangkok Post reported that the Bangkok XI "in fact consisted of the national players". Known Details For details of matches matches played in Australia, see Greg Stock's contributions to the OzFootball website. 22/05/1974, Christchurch, English Park CANTERBURY 0 BRISTOL ROVERS FC 3 (OG, Warboys, Bannister) Canterbury: Dando; Blyth, France, Griffiths, Park; Almond, Smith, Vest; Mulgrew, Morton (Madrussan), Hardman. Bristol Rovers: Shepherd; Jacobs, Taylor, Aitken, Prince; Rudge, Fearnley; Stephens, Warboys (Staniforth), Bannister, Dobson. Referee: C Houston (Canterbury, New Zealand). 25/05/1974, Wellington, Basin Reserve WELLINGTON 0 BRISTOL ROVERS FC 4 (Bannister 2, Fearnley, Stephens) Wellington: Flecknor; Malcolmson, Minshull (T Winter), G Winter, Tillotson; Barton, Boyland, Brown (Smith); Welch, Richardson, Paddison. Bristol Rovers: Shepherd; Stanton, Taylor, Aitken, Green; Rudge, Prince; Stephens, Staniforth, Bannister, Fearnley. Referee: R Harries (Wellington). 26/05/1974, Auckland, Newmarket Park AUCKLAND 0 BRISTOL ROVERS FC 2 (Warboys, Fearnley) Auckland: Jeram; Sibley, B Armstrong, Houghton, R Armstrong; Turner, Legg, Taylor; Hope-Ede (Campbell), Thomas, de Graaf. Bristol Rovers: Shepherd; Jacobs, Taylor, Aitken, Prince; Rudge, Stanton; Stephens, Warboys, Bannister, Fearnley. 30/05/1974, Bangkok, National Stadium, 3300 BANGKOK XI 2 (Jesadaporn na Pattalung 33', Niwat Srisawat 57' pen) BRISTOL ROVERS FC 4 (Alan Warboys 48', Bruce Bannister 59' 64' 79') Bangkok XI: Saravuth Patipakornchai (gk), Suchin Kasivat, Chumpol Reungroong, Prairit Pangdee, Jesadaporn na Pattalung, Niwat Srisawat, [5 missing]. Coach: Narong Songkhasuvan. Bristol Rovers FC: Eadie, Jacobs, Parsons, Aitken, Taylor, Prince, Rudge, Staniforth, Warboys, Bannister, Stanton. Note: Bangkok Post reported that the Bangkok XI "in fact consisted of the national players". The match kicked-off at 6 pm.
Sources: [Smi 75], Greg Stock's contributions to OzFootball, "Bangkok Post"
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