Doncaster Rovers FC History and Honours

Doncaster Rovers Facts and Figures

Wed 04 Jul 2012

All the facts and figures about Doncaster Rovers

Ground Capacity: 15,231(Keepmoat Stadium)


Record Attendance:
37,149 vs. Hull City, Division 3 (N), 2nd October 1948 (Belle Vue)


Colours:
Red and white hooped shirt, white shorts, white socks


Change Colours:
Navy blue shirt, navy blue shorts, navy blue socks


Year Formed:
1879


Turned Professional:
1885


Club Nickname:
'Rovers'


Previous Grounds:
1880-1916, Intake Ground; 1920, Bennetthorpe Ground; 1922-2006 Belle Vue


Record League Victory:
10-0 vs. Darlington, Division 4, 25th January 1964


Record Cup Victory:
7-0 vs. Blyth Spartans, FA Cup 1st Round, 27th November 1937


Record Defeat:
0-12 vs. Small Heath, Division 2, 11th April 1903


Most League Goals:
123, Division 3 (N), 1946-47


Highest League Scorer in Season:
Clarrie Jordan, 42, Division 3 (N), 1946-47


Most Capped Player:
Len Graham, 14, Northern Ireland


Most League Appearances:
Fred Emery, 417, 1925-36


Record Transfer Fee Received:


Record Transfer Fee Paid:
£1,150,000 to Sheffield United for Billy Sharp


Honours:
Football League: Division 2 Best season: 7th, 1901-1902; Division 3 Champions 2003-04; Division 3 (N) Champions 1934-35, 1946-47, 1949-50; npower League One Champions 2012/13
Runners-Up: 1937-38, 1938-39; Division 4 Champions 1965-66, 1968-69; Runners-up: 1983-84. Promoted 1980-81 (3rd).
League One Play-Off Final Winners: 2008
FA Cup: Best season 5th round, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956
Football League Cup: Best season: 5th round, 1976, 2006
Football Conference: Play-Off Final Winners 2002-03
Johnstone's Paint Trophy: Winners 2007
Sheffield County Cup: Winners 1891, 1912, 1936, 1938, 1956, 1968, 1976, 1986
Midlands Counties League: Champions 1897, 1899
Conference Trophy: Winners 1999, 2000
Sheffield & Hallamshire Senior Cup: Winners 2001, 2002
Yorkshire Electricity Cup: Winners 1995-96

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