Eye Witness Assessment: Doncaster Rovers will miss Captain Jones

The reception from fans when Paul Dickov was handed the Doncaster Rovers job in the Summer was cautious and perhaps even a little underwhelmed. Following on from a couple of mediocre years at Oldham, punctuated only by some notable FA Cup exploits, it seemed that the Rovers hierarchy had been swayed by headlines rather than statistics.

Dickov arrived after a momentous few years at the Keepmoat. Sean O’Driscoll’s footballing

Relegation Week: Will the big Doncaster Rovers U-turn pay off?

Doncaster Rovers began the season with Sean O’Driscoll and will end it with Dean Saunders. They changed their entire footballing philosophy early in the campaign. So will this transformation pay off? Glen Wilson, editor of Doncaster’s Popular Stand fanzine, speaks to Joe Harrison about the big Donny U-turn.


It has been a tumultuous season at Donny, with changes at all levels of the club. Ignoring the Willie McKay in

Hopeless Football League Teams 7: Doncaster Rovers, 1997-98

In Matt’s previous house there was a photo on the wall. It was of himself, sat on the grass, legs crossed, head bowed beneath his baseball cap. The picture was taken at Belle Vue as Doncaster Rovers took on Hull City. The date, Saturday 4th April 1998. The time, just after ten past three. The piece of grass on which Matt was sitting, the centre-spot.

This was just one …

Donny Whites: Why Doncaster Rovers want to beat Leeds United

It’s Donny against the Whites tonight – and Glen Wilson has it in for the Donny Whites…


Doncaster Rovers versus Leeds United is not a proper derby game. It’s probably not de rigueur to downplay the match you’ve been asked to preview, especially in your opening sentence, but that needed to be articulated, particularly given that an increasing number of our supporters seem to regard a side 40 miles away …

The Thursday Preview: Doncaster Rovers Vs Leeds United

This Sunday sees Sheffield Utd and Sheffield Wednesday battle it out for bragging rights in the Steel City derby. But, for Blades and Owls fans who retain enough of a sense of perspective to be able to take a step back, there won’t be much to brag about, regardless of the outcome. After all, the clash will be played out in the third tier of English football. The victors …

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