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In focus: Doncaster Rovers

Ahead of the 2017/18 Sky Bet League One campaign, takes a look at the teams MK Dons will face next season.

22 June 2017

Fixture News

In focus: Doncaster Rovers

Ahead of the 2017/18 Sky Bet League One campaign, takes a look at the teams MK Dons will face next season.

22 June 2017

Doncaster Rovers secured an immediate return to the third tier after achieving promotion from Sky Bet League Two last season.

Darren Ferguson’s side, relegated from Sky Bet League One in 2015/16, finished third, missing out on the title by two points.

Founded: 1879

Nickname: Rovers

Stadium: Keepmoat Stadium (15,231 capacity)

Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Home colours: Red and white shirts, red shorts, white socks

Twitter: @drfc_official
Facebook: Doncaster Rovers Football Club
Instagram: @drfc official
YouTube: Doncaster Rovers


Name: Darren Ferguson

Age: 45

Nationality: Scottish

Previous clubs (player): Manchester United, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Sparta Rotterdam, Wrexham, Peterborough United

Previous clubs (manager): Peterborough United (two spells), Doncaster Rovers

Honours (player): Premier League winner (Manchester United, 1992/93), FA Charity Shield winner (Manchester United, 1993), EFL Trophy winner (Wrexham, 2004/05), FAW Premier Cup winner (Wrexham, 1999/00; 2000/01; 2002/03; 2003/04)

Honours (manager): League One promotion (Peterborough United, 2008/09; 2010/11), League Two promotion (Peterborough United, 2007/08; Doncaster Rovers 2016/17), EFL Trophy winner (Peterborough United 2013/14)

Key and notable players
Captain: James Coppinger

Top appearance maker (2016/17): John Marquis, Matty Blair (48)

Top goalscorer (2016/17): John Marquis (25)

Player of the Year (2016/17): John Marquis

Longest-serving player: James Coppinger (13 years)

Other notable players: Andy Butler, Tommy Rowe, Andy Williams

Last season
League position: 3rd, Sky Bet League Two (W25, D10, L11, P85, GF 85, GA 55)

FA Cup: Round 1

Carrabao Cup: Round 1

Checkatrade Trophy: Round 2

In: Niall Mason (Aston Villa), Danny Andrew (Grimsby Town), Alex Kiwomya (Chelsea)

Out: Paul Keegan, Gary McSheffrey, Aaron Taylor-Sinclair, Joe Pugh, Joey McCormick

Head to head
Dons wins: 2
Last Dons win: 3-0, 21st April 2015 (Keepmoat Stadium)
Biggest Dons win: 3-0, 21st April 2015 (Stadium MK); 3-0, 5th March 2013 (Stadium MK)

Draws: 3
Last draw: 0-0, 25th October 2014 (Keepmoat Stadium)

Doncaster wins: 3
Last Doncaster win: 3-2, 10th December 2005 (National Hockey Stadium)
Biggest Doncaster win: 3-0, 26th December 2004 (Belle Vue)

Played for both
Jonson Clarke-Harris, Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Oscar Gobern, Lewis Guy, Gary MacKenzie, Michael McIndoe

207/18 MATCHES
The Dons will visit the Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday 25th November, before entertaining Rovers at Stadium MK on Saturday 14th April.

Watch the Dons take on Doncaster Rovers at Stadium MK in 2017/18, as well as 22 other Sky Bet League opponents, by becoming a Season Ticket holder.

Adult Season Tickets are priced from just £34.23 a month; over-65s from £22 a month and under-21s from £15.08 a month while under-18s are able to enjoy the full 2017/18 campaign from just £3.06 a month.

The Under-12s go FREE offer also remains, meaning the Club’s youngest supporters can watch all 23 home league matches in 2017/18 for FREE when they become a Young Dons member.

To purchase a Season Ticket visit the Box Office at Stadium MK or call 0333 200 5343. You can also download an application form and post it to Box Office, Stadium MK, Stadium Way, Milton Keynes, MK1 1ST.


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