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U18s return for pre-season training

1 July 2022

Rovers U18s returned for pre-season training on Friday, July 1.

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U18s pre-season schedule revealed

28 June 2022

Rovers U18s pre-season schedule will see them face a range of teams.

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Academy trials available

16 June 2022

Rovers Academy will be hosting trials in collaboration with Doncaster Rovers Training Centre.

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Introducing the next Rovers generation

15 June 2022

Rovers welcomed the new cohort of U9s to the club with a special induction evening.

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Eight scholars sign up

16 May 2022

Rovers are delighted to welcome eight new scholars to the Academy as they sign deals to join the U18s programme for the next two years.

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Eight U18 players depart Rovers

13 May 2022

Eight U18 players will leave Rovers at the end of their scholarships.

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REPORT | Bradford U18s 5 Rovers U18s 0 (merit league)

11 May 2022

Rovers U18s fell to defeat in their final game of the 2021/22 season against an impressive Bradford City side at Valley Parade.

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Gribble and Green join Rovers youth coaching staff

10 May 2022

Rovers are pleased to confirm the appointment of Chad Gribble as the head professional development coach, and the return of Paul Green in the role of youth development phase transition coach.

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PREVIEW | Bradford U18s vs Rovers U18s (merit league)

8 May 2022

Rovers U18s will visit champions Bradford City for the final game of the 2021/22 season.

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REPORT | Rovers U18s 0 Grimsby U18s 1

2 May 2022

Rovers U18s fell to a late defeat in their last home game of the season at the hands of Grimsby Town despite a strong showing on the 3G pitch at the Eco-Power Stadium.

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PREVIEW | Rovers U18s vs Grimsby U18s (merit league)

28 April 2022

Rovers U18s will play their final home game of the 2021/22 season on the 3G pitch at the Eco-Power Stadium.

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Whiting taking positives from Rotherham draw

26 April 2022

Rovers U18s defender Jak Whiting has highlighted that positives were shown in his side’s display away at Rotherham United despite been left disappointed to have only come away with a point.

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REPORT | Rotherham U18s 2 Rovers U18s 2 (merit league)

22 April 2022

Rovers U18s battled back from a goal down to take a point in their second merit league game against Rotherham United at the Sheffield Hallam University Sports Centre.

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Rovers U18s final league fixture to be played at Valley Parade

21 April 2022

Rovers U18s final league match of the 2021/22 against champions Bradford City U18s will be played at Valley Parade.

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Foundation Phase introduce Futsal tournament

19 April 2022

Lead Foundation Phase coach Adam Pilgrim has introduced a Futsal programme that sees Rovers compete against South Yorkshire neighbours every week.

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Academy year 1 open session

10 April 2022

Rovers Academy will be hosting an open training session for children who are currently in year 1 at school.

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Fletcher proud of his contribution to the U18s win

5 April 2022

First year scholar Alex Fletcher said there was no better feeling than contribute to Rovers U18s 6-3 victory over Lincoln City U18s with two goals and an assist.

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Cook hails best performance of the season

4 April 2022

Academy manager Tony Cook heaped praise on his side after they showed great character to come from behind in a thrilling 6-3 victory away at Lincoln City.

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REPORT | Lincoln U18s 3 Rovers U18s 6

4 April 2022

Rovers U18s showed both their quality and character in a performance that saw them come from behind to take the spoils away at Lincoln City.

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PREVIEW | Lincoln U18s vs Rovers U18s (merit league)

1 April 2022

Rovers U18s start the merit league with a trip to Lincoln City.

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Cook: A great game and result

28 March 2022

Academy manager Tony Cook has paid credit to his side’s performance following Rovers’ entertaining 1-0 win against Huddersfield Town at Cantley Park.

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REPORT | Rovers U18s 1 Huddersfield U18s 0

27 March 2022

Rovers U18s put in a professional performance against Huddersfield Town as they took victory in their last game of the regular season at Cantley Park.

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PREVIEW | Rovers U18s vs Huddersfield U18s

25 March 2022

Rovers U18s host Huddersfield Town U18s in the penultimate league home match.

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Next round of U18 fixtures confirmed

23 March 2022

Rovers U18s rounds 19-23 Youth Alliance fixtures have been revealed.

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Tom Chambers heads out on work experience

18 March 2022

First year scholar Tom Chambers has gone out on work experience to Armthorpe Welfare.

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Rovers back PFA Asian mentoring scheme

16 March 2022

Rovers first year scholar Faris Khan visited St. George's Park for 'Player Development Day', as part of their Asian Inclusion Mentoring Scheme (AIMS).

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Cook: Our errors as a team cost us

15 March 2022

Academy manager Tony Cook felt the smallest of margins were responsible for Rovers’ 2-1 defeat to Burton Albion at St. George’s Park.

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REPORT | Burton U18s 2 Rovers U18s 1

14 March 2022

Rovers U18s fell to defeat at the hands of Burton Albion despite putting up a battling performance at St. George’s Park.

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PREVIEW | Burton U18s vs Rovers U18s

11 March 2022

Rovers U18s will visit St. George’s Park for their league match against Burton Albion U18s.

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Tony Cook's Academy update February 2022

9 March 2022

Academy manager Tony Cook is encouraged by what he has seen across all age groups.

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Coppinger working with Academy

8 March 2022

Players from Rovers Academy Youth Development phase have begun working with club legend and now head of player development James Coppinger.

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REPORT | Harrogate U18s 3 Rovers U18s 4

7 March 2022

Rovers U18s came from 2-0 down with ten men to beat Harrogate U18s away from home.

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Harrogate U18's vs Rovers U18's postponed

25 February 2022

Rovers U18's away trip to Harrogate Town U18's has been postponed.

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Cook: We've got strength in the Academy

21 February 2022

Academy manager Tony Cook has paid testament to the quality running through his side following victory over South Yorkshire rivals Rotherham United.

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GALLERY | Rovers U18s 3 Rotherham U18s 1

21 February 2022

The best images from Rovers U18s league victory over Rotherham United U18s on the 3G at Club Doncaster Sports Park.

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REPORT | Rovers U18s 3 Rotherham U18s 1

20 February 2022

Rovers U18s returned to winning ways with victory over Rotherham United thanks to a stylish second-half performance at the Eco-Power Stadium.

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Faulkner extends Frickley stay

14 February 2022

Bobby Faulkner has extended his stay at Frickley Athletic for a further month.

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PREVIEW | Bradford U18s vs Rovers U18s

11 February 2022

Rovers U18s will face an inform Bradford City U18s on Saturday February 12.

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Louis Jones talks journey so far for Youth Development Week

9 February 2022

Louis Jones has been at Rovers for more than a decade.

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Tony Cook's Academy update

8 February 2022

Academy manager Tony Cook has provided an update on all Academy news from the last two months.

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Academy make three new signings

7 February 2022

Rovers Foundation Phase have completed three new signings.

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PREVIEW | Grimsby U18s vs Rovers U18s

4 February 2022

Rovers U18s look to extend their winning form with a trip to Grimsby Town U18s.

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Manchester City Academy visit Rovers

31 January 2022

Rovers Academy have welcomed Manchester City and Rotherham United to Club Doncaster Sports Park.

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REPORT | Rovers U18s 2 Scunthorpe U18s 0

30 January 2022

Rovers U18s recorded back-to-back wins with victory against Scunthorpe United at Cantley Park.

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Chadwick heads out on work experience

29 January 2022

Second year scholar Luke Chadwick has joined Sheffield FC on work experience for an initial month.

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PREVIEW | Rovers U18s vs Scunthorpe U18s

28 January 2022

Rovers U18s welcome Scunthorpe United U18s to Cantley Park on January 29.

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REPORT | Mansfield U18s 0 Rovers U18s 1

23 January 2022

Rovers U18s kicked 2022 off with a win against Mansfield Town.

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PREVIEW | Mansfield U18s vs Rovers U18s

21 January 2022

Rovers U18s will travel to Mansfield Town for their first EFL Youth Alliance match of 2022.

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VACANCY | Youth Development Phase transition coach

21 January 2022

Club Doncaster is the brand that connects Doncaster’s elite sports teams. We also manage the delivery of events at Doncaster’s Eco-Power Stadium, and associated Elite Performance Centre, Sports...

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VACANCY | Professional development phase U18 head coach

21 January 2022

Club Doncaster is the brand that connects Doncaster’s elite sports teams. We also manage the delivery of events at Doncaster’s Eco-Power Stadium, and associated Elite Performance Centre, Sports...

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Adam Pilgrim appointed lead Foundation Phase coach

21 January 2022

Adam Pilgrim has been appointed Rovers Academy lead Foundation Phase coach.

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Rovers U18s vs Scunthorpe U18s rearranged date

14 January 2022

Rovers U18s match against Scunthorpe United has been rearranged for January Saturday 29.

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