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
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
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. 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”
I tried to tweet a couple of times on Saturday. Doncaster Rovers v MK Dons was the kind of game which afforded one time to do things like tweet. I failed due to the now familiar but largely irrelevant lack of phone signal at the Keepmoat. Following the game, when normal service was resumed, I … More Doncaster Rovers – Value for money anyone?
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
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?
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
When the season started last August, it brought with it a number of hopes and expectations. After last seasons travails most of them were realistic and modest. After a season tucked away and gratefully once and for all put to bed that had seen Doncaster Rovers lose 15 of the 23 away games during the … More Doncaster Rovers Record away run
Doncaster Rovers Belle Vue. I was struck last week, by just how much we forget. Memories which are always present, fondly cradled and held dear are sometimes unknowingly smudged around the edges just enough so that the fact remains but the feeling is forgotten. Fortunately, usually not much is required to put sound to the … More A Beautiful View – Doncaster Rovers Belle Vue