And the time where clubs will begin to look very different from how we have come to know them over the current campaign.
We joined with club writers covering 18 of Rovers’ League One rivals to compile a list of the players set to reach the end of their deals in the summer.
The figure at the side of each team name is the number of out of contract players.
1. Blackpool - 8
Alex Fojticek (option), Ollie Turton, James Husband (option), Luke Garbutt, Nathan Shaw (option), Grant Ward (option), Sullay Kaikai (option), Gary Madine.
Photo: Lewis Storey
2. Bristol Rovers - 11
Josh Hare, Mark Little, Luke Leahy, Alex Rodman, Tom Davies, Kyle Bennett, Ed Upson, Abu Ogogo, Michael Kelly, Jordi van Stappershoef, Pablo Martinez (option)
Photo: Harry Trump
3. Burton Albion - 14
Ben Garratt, Michael Bostwick, Neal Eardley, Colin Daniel, Reece Hutchinson, John-Joe O'Toole, Michael Mancienne, Danny Rowe, Ryan Edwards, Stephen Quinn, Ben Fox , Lucas Akins, Luke Varney, Mike Fondop
Photo: Naomi Baker
4. Charlton Athletic - 13
Ben Amos, Adam Matthews, Deji Oshilaja, Jason Pearce, Jake Forster-Caskey, Erhun Oztumer, Darren Pratley, Ben Watson (option), Marcus Maddison (option), Chuks Aneke, James Vennings, Ben Dempsey, Andrew Shinnie
Photo: Julian Finney