Tony Mowbray says his side should look forward to this weekend's game at Newcastle United, with more than 50,000 supporters expected to be inside St James' Park.
Rovers make their bow in the FA Cup in the north-east on Saturday, and the boss is hoping an upset could be on the cards for his team.
Mowbray's men earned a morale-boosting victory against high-flying West Bromwich Albion on New Year's Day, and he's hoping the team can take confidence with them to Tyneside.
“I believe we’ve played at a pretty high level in recent months but haven’t really got the rewards," he said to iFollow Rovers when discussing recent results.
"Sometimes you have to accept that that's football, but other times we haven’t got what we deserve.