Images from Payne's previous at Southend, Huddersfield and Oxford
16 January 2018
It started out with a discussion about a local gardener, but before the day was out, one former Rover put the stamp on our newest one joining the club.
Read full article
After two promotions via the play-offs, you could say it was about time Jack Payne earned promotion an easier way.
Rovers playmaker Jack Payne says he won't rule out a return to the club, admitting his future, be it short or long-term will be sorted in the summer.
Tony Mowbray has rotated his side for Sunday's game at Lincoln City, and is bolstered by Danny Graham's return to the side, with the striker unavailable for the last couple of pre-season friendlies.
Do you know someone who can be the next David Raya? Is there a youngster who looks like a real prospect when playing in goal in the back garden?
Young midfielder Lewis Travis has his eyes firmly fixed on the prize, and is desperate to nail down a place in the starting XI for Rovers' trip to Ipswich Town for the opening game of the season.
"He has full belief in me and has given me that license to play." Those are the words of Bradley Dack when discussing his relationship with the boss, Tony Mowbray.