Friday, November 20th, 2015
Rugby and football fans visiting Ashton Gate this weekend will get the first chance to see the new-look Dolman Stand ceiling – with “100 Greats” now adorning the rafters.
At present 99 lightboxes have been installed into the ceiling configuration – and we want your help to find the 100th!
There are currently 25 famous faces each from the world of football and rugby, plus 49 from other sports.
To qualify, candidates must have been born within a 25-mile radius of Bristol or have contributed to Bristol’s sporting success in their field.
Look out on Bristol Sport TV next week for news of a competition to find the 100th face!
The full list of the 99 names to date are:
Bristol Rugby: Leonard Corbett, Alan Pearn, Darren Crompton, John Pullin, Richard Harding, Roy Winters, Austin Sheppard, Agustin Pichot, David Watt, Pete Polledri, Derek Eves, John Blake, Sam Tucker, Mike Rafter, Peter Colston, Dave Rollitt, Mike Ellery, Nigel Pomphrey, Ralph Knibbs, Bill Redwood, Mark Tainton, Alan Morley, Mike Fry, Paul Hull, Mark Regan.
Bristol City FC: Billy Wedlock, John Atyeo, Louis Carey, Alec Eisentrager, Gerry Gow, Brian Tinnion, Paul Cheesley, Ray Cashley, Shaun Taylor, Scott Murray, Alan Dicks, Gerry Sweeney, Andy Cole, Geoff Merrick, Alan Walsh, Trevor Tainton, Tom Ritchie, Ivor Guy, John Galley, Bob Taylor, Bobby ‘Shadow’ Williams, Gary Johnson, Rob Newman, Kevin Mabbutt, Terry Cooper.
Bristol Academy Women's: Nikki Watts, Mark Sampson, Corinne Yorston, Siobhan Chamberlain.
Bristol Rugby Women's: Rachel Taylor, Sophie Hemming, Amber Reed, Danielle Waterman.
Bristol Flyers Basketball: Greg Streete, Tyrone Treasure, Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye, Doug McLaughlin Williams.
Cricket: WG Grace, Wally Hammond, Courtney Walsh, Mike Proctor, Jack Russell, Arthur Milton, Harold Gimblett, Ian Botham, Graham Burgess, Viv Richards, Joel Garner, Marcus Trescothick.
Other sports: Imogen Cairns & Claudia Fragapane (gymnastics), Mary Rand, Danny Talbot & Jason Gardener (athletics), Josie Pearson (wheelchair rugby), Craig Figes (water polo), Zara Davis (windsurfing), Rebecca Coales (free-diving), Siobhan Marie-O'Connor (swimming), Jenny Jones (snowboarding), Robin Cousins (figure skating), Lee Haskins & Glenn Catley (boxing), Jenson Button (motorsport), Judd Trump (snooker), Chris Wood (golf), Mark Dudbridge (darts), Lily Owsley (hockey), Oli Beckingsale (cycling), Ed McKeever (kayaking), Peter Reed (rowing), Jo Durie (tennis), Paul Nicholls (horse racing), David Bryant (bowls).