Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Oldham Athletic: 250 word match report

Oldham saw time out with a mix of admirable defence, promising counter-attack, and hurling themselves to the turf screaming like a cat whose paw you’ve just trodden on.

Watford 1-2 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report

A low pull-back, beneath Marc De Val and stroked home by Liam Wakefield with the sort of finish the word aplomb was invented for.

Colchester United 0-1 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report

Perhaps most impressively, in a half devoid of all momentum, the referee still managed to disrupt the flow of the game.

Football on your doorstep; matches in Doncaster, Saturday 23 August

Whether you make it to Armthorpe, Rossington of Askern doesn’t really matter. Either way, it’s win-win for you and for football in general.

popular STAND fanzine 71 goes on sale

Issue 71 of popular STAND, a football fanzine for the likes of Doncaster, goes on sale at Rovers match at Colchester this weekend. It is, as ever, still £1.

Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Preston North End; 250 word match report

The big talking point was the early exit of Rob Jones, who it appears is destructible after all.

Doncaster Rovers 1-3 Port Vale; 250 word match report

Whilst at Yeovil Rovers had defied mathematical logic to win every 50-50 ball, here they dozily staggered around and were undone by a clinical but dull Port Vale.

York City 0-1 Doncaster Rovers; 250 word match report

In one of the least interesting games of football you’re ever likely to experience, Rovers scraped through to the second round of the League Cup in dramatic, if not fortuitous fashion.

Yeovil Town 0-3 Doncaster Rovers; 250 Word Match Report

Rovers’ attacking style was rewarded on eight minutes as Harry Forrester slotted Curtis Main through to coolly dink the ball over the onrushing keeper for 1-0.

Football on your doorstep – Matches in Doncaster, Saturday 9th August

Typical, you wait ages for the season to arrive, and when it does you’re away at Yeovil. Bloody Yeovil. Miles away from everywhere, so devoid of attraction, even its own train stations don’t… Continue reading