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Gas Girls team up with Bristol Pride

By martin booth, Friday Sep 18, 2020

Bristol Rovers Women’s have unveiled a special edition away kit in partnership with Bristol Pride.

The team have donated space at the front of their shirt to Pride, with the kit also featuring rainbow elements to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community.

The kit will make its debut on Sunday afternoon as the Gas Girls take on Chipping Sodbury in the preliminary round of the Vitality Women’s FA Cup.

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The Gas Girls recently received the award for the Best Football Community Development Initiative at the FA Women’s Football Awards and the club is continuing to establish key partnerships within the city in an attempt to promote community cohesion and inclusion.

Bristol24/7 is proud to be one of these partners, alongside Bristol Rovers Community Trust, Brunel Group, Lockleaze Sports Centre, Crossed Swords 1883 and Ahimsa Yoga Bristol.

Rosanna Rocha in the Gas Girls’ new Bristol Pride away kit – photo: Bristol Rovers Community Trust

‘Gas Girls club secretary, Matthew Davies, said: “I am absolutely delighted to establish this partnership with such an inspiring organisation and charity like Bristol Pride.

“We’ve been in discussion with the team at Bristol Pride for a number of months and it was very clear that we all share the same community values and strive to challenge homophobia of any kind in society.

“To donate the front of this shirt to Bristol Pride and to be able to wear their brand is a huge honour and we’re really excited by what we’re able to achieve by working together in the future.”

The rainbow Pride flag features strongly in the design – photo: Bristol Rovers Community Trust

Bristol Pride director, Eve Russell, added: “We’re all thrilled to announce this new partnership with Bristol Rovers Women’s.

“We’ve seen the work that the Gas Girls and Bristol Rovers Community Trust do within our city and it will be a pleasure to see the Bristol Pride brand on their special edition shirts this season.

“We’re really looking forward to working together to celebrate and promote inclusion within our community.”

The Gas Girls team took part in a photo session in Stokes Croft to reveal their new kit – photo: Bristol Rovers Community Trust

The special edition shirt is available to buy via from Macron Gloucester at macronstoregloucester.com/club-shop/a-b/bristol-rovers-ct-players-participants

Main photo: Bristol Rovers Community Trust

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