It won’t have escaped your attention that Saturday brings the big South Yorkshire coal-field derby, between Doncaster and Barnsley. In fact, you’ve probably already nailed down your travel plans, so whilst you get set to travel by bus, train, or car, spare a thought for two Rovers fans who will be making the trip to Oakwell on foot. Continue reading Charity Walk to Barnsley vs Doncaster Rovers
A statement released by Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council confirms that Doncaster Rovers will take over running of the Keepmoat Stadium “subject to appropriate agreements being confirmed”. The announcement goes on to explain that this new arrangement “will see Doncaster Rovers pay the council an inflation linked £100,000 per year and take over responsibility for the existing loss making operation from the current council owned Stadium Management Company.”
The agreement ensures that both the Doncaster Rugby League side and the Doncaster Rovers Belles will remain at the stadium, subject to their continued payment for usage; their payments now going to the Rovers rather than the Council.