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

The Grounds

Intake Ground 1885-1916. The Intake ground played host to the club during its infancy and during its first few steps it has absolutely no facilities.  The teams were forced to get changed and discuss tactics some 500 yards away at a local pub, before making their way down to the ground for the game.  Three … More The Grounds

Record Goal Scorers

Doncaster Rovers Record Goal Scorers, 50 + (Senior competitions only, excludes war leagues) Tom Keetley               186 goals Alick Jeffrey               139 goals Bert Tindall                 134 goals Peter Kitchen              105 goals Brendan O’Callaghan 77 goals James Coppinger      75 goals (as of 10th November 2020) John Marquis             67 goals Colin … More Record Goal Scorers

Records

Record Attendance: 37,149 vs. Hull City The clubs record attendance came in 1948 in a Division 3 north game at Belle Vue.  The Rovers played host to Hull City on the 2nd October 1948 in a match which attracted 37,149 spectators and ended 0-0. The clubs record attendance since the move to the new Keepmoat stadium … More Records

Doncaster Rovers Honours

Doncaster Rovers Honours Rovers roll of honour is as follows; Football League: Division 2 Best season: 7th, 1901-1902; League 1 Champions 2013 Division 3 Champions 2003-04; Division 3 (N) Champions 1934-35, 1946-47, 1949-50; Division 4 Champions 1965-66, 1968-69 Runners-Up: Division 3 (N) 1937-38, 1938-39; Division 4 Runners-up: 1983-84. Promoted 1980-81 (3rd). League One Play-Off Final Winners: 2008 Football Conference: Play-Off Final … More Doncaster Rovers Honours

Doncaster Rovers Manager History

Doncaster Rovers managers A definitive list of all those to take the hot seat at Doncaster Rovers from the 20’s to present day.  Doncaster Rovers manager; Arthur Porter 1920-21 Harry Tufnell 1921-22 Arthur Porter 1922-23 Dick Ray 1923-27 David Menzies 1928-36 Fred Emery 1936-40 Bill Marsden 1944-46 Jackie Bestall 1946-49 Peter Doherty 1949-58 Jack Crayston … More Doncaster Rovers Manager History