Ben Garner apologised to Bristol Rovers fans after seeing his team booed off at the end of a 1-0 home defeat to Shrewsbury.
Phil Parkinson felt Sunderland were rewarded for their patience against Bristol Rovers as three late goals saw his side pick up another victory in their charge for promotion.
Ben Garner was a relieved man after seeing the storm clouds over the Memorial Stadium lifted by Josh Ginnelly’s 84th-minute winner in Bristol Rovers’ 2-1 victory over 10-man Blackpool.
Ben Garner bemoaned a lack of luck after Bristol Rovers played out a goalless stalemate with relegation-threatened Tranmere at Prenton Park.
Mark Robins has a full complement of players ahead of Coventry’s FA Cup third-round replay against Bristol Rovers on Tuesday.
Bristol Rovers have granted manager Ben Garner a period of extended leave in order to deal with a private matter relating to the health of a close family member.
Reading midfielder Josh Barrett has joined Bristol Rovers for an undisclosed fee.