Video feature: Introducing Darren Moore – Centre back

VIDEO FEATURE: YouTube link at bottom of this page. We all know Darren Moore ‘the manager’, but what about Darren Moore ‘the centre back’.  Thats where things started between him and the Rovers and its there he made his mark on every Rovers fan who witnessed his command of Belle Vue.  I fancied revisiting his … More Video feature: Introducing Darren Moore – Centre back

Rovers Book – Doncaster Rovers: Their greatest team

The complete story of the 1965-66 season – Doncaster Rovers Book Finding my way as a Rovers fan in the 80’s and 90’s I was bombarded with tales of the Rovers glorious past.  Stories of ‘The King’ Click Jeffrey, the deadly finishing of Laurie Sheffield, the guile of Bobby Gilfillan, the legend of Tony Coleman … More Rovers Book – Doncaster Rovers: Their greatest team

A mans game?

I wrote this for issue 77 of PopularSTAND magazine at the beginning of the 2015/16.  Time has moved on since, much like some of the names included in the article, but the sentiment remains: One morning in early October last year I found myself on the familiar journey to the Keepmoat, though with the Rovers … More A mans game?

Retro Rovers – Crewe v Doncaster Rovers Video 1991

Doncaster Rovers Video : I stumbled across this the other day.  Dodgy VHS footage of the Rumbelows Cup 1st Round, 1st Leg between Crewe Alexandra and Doncaster Rovers from 20th August 1991. We get hammered by a very good Crewe Alexandra side in truth, however the video features some memories, not related to the final … More Retro Rovers – Crewe v Doncaster Rovers Video 1991

Doncaster Rovers Documentary “They think it’s all Rovers”

Doncaster Rovers Documentary.  The fascinating, painful and cringeworthy glimpse into the world of Doncaster Rovers during the 1997-98 season.  This period has been well documented and led to the clubs fall into the Conference and almost into extinction. Look out for some spectacular match action as well as Danny Bergara’s spine tingling quotations from Winston … More Doncaster Rovers Documentary “They think it’s all Rovers”

Doncaster Rovers Great Moments – Audio

Doncaster Rovers Great Moments – Audio I recently had the pleasure of attending the National Football Museum in Manchester.  Whilst scouring for Rovers items of interest I chanced on the Museums audio feature and found worked my way through the Rovers section.  Listening to the commentary sent me right back to some of the greatest … More Doncaster Rovers Great Moments – Audio

George Raynor – Rovers greatest there never was?

In the summer of 1967, the Rovers installed former Coventry City boss George Raynor as manager. Raynor lasted little over a year as his team, which though never short of goals, struggled for wins away from Belle Vue and never achieved their potential. His swift departure meant Raynor was consigned to history as just another … More George Raynor – Rovers greatest there never was?

Doncaster Rovers – play offs at Wembley? No thanks

The best things come to those who wait they say. There’s a lot of convenient little sayings like that, some which are true in all walks of life and some which have become simple soundbites. However when something has been over 100 year in the making, this particular snippet seems more than apt. Doncaster Rovers … More Doncaster Rovers – play offs at Wembley? No thanks