The squad, including five trialists travelled to the North West on Wednesday of this week to undergo a training programme in the different terrain and environment. Billy Sharp did not travel with the squad but will make his first appearance this term against the Bluebirds.
It is unfortunate that due to being released by Preston, Chris Brown has been training by himself and is therefore not yet fully match fit. Brown is likely to make his Rovers’ return on Tuesday against Mansfield Town in the third friendly at Field Mill.
There are currently no connections between the two clubs, with no players or staff being associated with Rovers in the past.
The game kicks off at 15:00 tomorrow (July 16th) at Holker Street.
Check back later for a match highlights round up.