Captain Andy Butler put Doncaster ahead after 19 minutes; throwing his massive Doncastrian head into a melee few would’ve stuck their feet in.
It’d been fun whilst it lasted, we thought. But it turned out to be only just beginning. The longer proceedings went on, the more Rovers grew into the game.
If Darren Ferguson meant a performance was guaranteed then that was lost on the players until half-time.
As if they had forgotten how to react to scoring Rovers duly went on the defensive.
Rovers slipped to a second successive away defeat, failing to score for the third game in a row.
The big highlight was the long-awaited return of Jordan Houghton , so key to last season’s success.
Alfie May was tireless, John Marquis a nuisance – the traits were there, but the opportunities never really blossomed.
The fanzine podcast returns with a jazzy new theme tune to look at the start of the football season.
Why I’d rather follow a football team looking local than trying to go global.
Football eh? How do I sum up this game when I don’t really understand what actually happened?
Were Blackburn rubbish, were Doncaster superb? Probably a bit of both, but who cares?
Can a game between football fans get a bigger crowd than a ‘proper’ match?