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
Fran Tierney was one of the highly regarded players to come off the Crewe Alexandra production line, during a period when Dario Grady produced a number of top class talents such as Danny Murphy, Robbie Savage and Neil Lennon. Tierney was regarded as the hottest of prospects in the early part of his career and … More Fran Tierney
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