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2019/20 Opposition Guide: Doncaster Rovers

2 July 2019

Ahead of the 2019/20 Sky Bet League One campaign, bwfc.co.uk will profile each of Wanderers' opponents.

In our latest article, we have Doncaster Rovers whom we travel to on Tuesday 11 February 2020...

Nickname: Donny, Rovers

Founded: 1879

Stadium: Keepmoat Stadium

Capacity: 15, 231

2018/19 Finish: 6th in League One

2018/19 Top Scorer: John Marquis, 26 goals in all competitions.

Manager: TBC

Rovers are on the lookout for a new manager to guide them into the 2019/20 campaign following Grant McCann's departure to take over at Sky Bet Championship side Hull City.

The Northern Irish former Peterborough United midfielder guided the South Yorkshire club to the Sky Bet League One Play-Offs last season before making the 40-odd mile hop East to become the new Tigers boss.

Distance From The University Of Bolton Stadium: 82 miles

Getting To The Ground

Keepmoat Stadium,
Stadium Way,
Doncaster
DN4 5JW

By Car: From the M62 at junction 32A, take the left two lanes to merge onto the A1.

Follow the A1 down to junction 35, take the M18 exit to Sheffield/M1/Scunthorpe/M180.

After merging onto the M18 at junction 3, take the A6182 exit to Doncaster.

From there, signage for the Stadium should be visible.

By Bus: For Saturday afternoon games: Number 56 will leave Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange direct to to Lakeside Shopping Centre (5 minute walk look for the floodlights).

Service 56 starts at 10:07 and is every 15 minutes until 12:08, then the service will resume once every 15 minutes.

Service 70 will also arrive at Lakeside, with the 55 heading towards Rossington Circle dropping you off on Stadium Way. You will see the stadium opposite. The journey time is approximately 20 minutes including walking time.

By Train: Doncaster Station is just under two miles away and buses are provided as detailed
right to the ground.

Head to Head: Wanderers and Doncaster Rovers have met 11 times competitively, with the first meeting taking place in just 1904.

In the Whites last game against Donny in 2014, they won 2-1 as goals from Neil Danns and Joe Mason were the difference on that occasion.


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