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Rovers U23s 1 Scunthorpe United U23s 1

20 November 2019

Rieves Boocock’s goal helped Rovers’ Development side secure a point against Scunthorpe United reserves in Central League North.

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Rovers to face Shrewsbury in the U16 Northern Regional Final

18 November 2019

Rovers U16s will face Shrewsbury Town U16s in the Northern Regional Final.

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Rovers U23s in action for loan clubs

16 November 2019

With Rovers’ Sky Bet League One match vs Shrewsbury Town called off due to international break, Rovers supporters can go and support the future of the club at their various loan sides

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Peter Mitchell delivers resilience workshop to Academy

14 November 2019

As part of Rovers U23s and U18s life skills sessions, they have been visited by former Northern Ireland Youth International Peter Mitchell.

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Rovers U16s win Youth Alliance League

11 November 2019

Rovers U16s have seen off tough competition in the EFL U16s league to be crowned champions of the north eastern section.

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Rovers U18s head to Fleetwood in Youth Alliance Cup

8 November 2019

Rovers U18s head to Fleetwood Town on Saturday for the next game in the Youth Alliance Cup.

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Stancliffe praises positive performance

6 November 2019

Paul Stancliffe praised a strong first-half performance which saw his U18 side cruise into a 2-0 lead against Lincoln City.

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Rovers U18 2 Lincoln City U18 0

4 November 2019

Rovers U18s bounced back from midweek defeat with a convincing 2-0 victory over Lincoln City thanks to goals from Junior Smith and Nathan Dimou.

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Rovers retain Ian Kennedy Memorial Cup

1 November 2019

Rovers won the Ian Kennedy Cup after an excellent match was held between Ian's former club's Rovers and Barnsley.

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Stancliffe says his U18s must pick themselves up after cup exit

1 November 2019

Paul Stancliffe was left disheartened as he watched his side exit the FA Youth Cup to Mansfield Town.

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U12s and U14s to host Brighton and Hove Albion

1 November 2019

Rovers U12s and U14s will be facing teams from Brighton and Hove Albion’s Academy side on Friday at the Club Doncaster Sports Park.

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Academy stars take part in NCS

31 October 2019

Impact Doncaster, the Foundation’s NCS team, teamed up with Rovers Academy to offer a unique experience to a group of promising young footballers.

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Mansfield U18s 4 Rovers U18s 3

30 October 2019

Rovers U18s exit the FA Youth Cup in the first round after they came up short 4-3 away at Mansfield Town.

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U14s to compete in Ian Kennedy Cup

30 October 2019

Rovers U14s will head to Barnsley on Wednesday to face the Tykes U14s in the Ian Kennedy Cup.

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Stancliffe says his U18s are full of confidence ahead of Mansfield

29 October 2019

Paul Stancliffe is eager to get the better of Mansfield Town when his U18 side go head-to-head with the league rivals in the FA Youth Cup.

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McLean and Prior extend stay at Sheffield FC

28 October 2019

Rian McLean and Cody Prior have extended their loan spells at Sheffield FC until January.

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Stancliffe praised U18s professionalism

28 October 2019

Paul Stancliffe praised the professionalism his side showed in their 1-0 win over Carlisle United.

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YDP training at a glance

28 October 2019

Academy training is so much more than time spent on the training field with the Youth Development Phase incorporating educational and psychological elements to their programme too.

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Carlisle U18 0 Rovers U18 1 (Youth Alliance Cup)

27 October 2019

Jack Watson’s seventh minute strike was all that separated Rovers and Carlisle in the U18s Youth Alliance Cup despite a dominant performance by Rovers.

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Carlisle United U18 (A) match preview

25 October 2019

The EFL Youth Alliance Cup campaign continues for the U18s who head to Carlisle on Saturday.

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U9s enjoy football festival

24 October 2019

Rovers U9s took part in a 7v7 tournament on Saturday October 19 playing against Mansfield Town, Scunthorpe United, and Sheffield United at the Club Doncaster Sports Park.

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Details confirmed for Rovers U18s FA Youth Cup tie

23 October 2019

Rovers U18s FA Youth Cup first round match against Mansfield Town U18s will take place on Tuesday October 29.

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Academy show support for Wear Red Day

18 October 2019

Teams across the Academy have been saying no to racism on Wear Red Day 2019.

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FREEVIEW | We join the U16s for training

17 October 2019

iFollow Rovers joined the U16s for a behind the scenes look at a typical training session.

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Academy develop improved off-field curriculum for YDP

17 October 2019

Academy education officer Nathan Fawley says that his role focuses on developing Rovers Academy players to ensure they become excellent young men as well as excellent football players.

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Support Rovers Academy by joining the Club Doncaster Lottery

16 October 2019

You can support Rovers Academy by joining the Club Doncaster Lottery.

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McSheffrey wants more consistency from U23s

16 October 2019

Gary McSheffrey says he wants more consistency from the Rovers Development side after they lost 3-2 at Rotherham United.

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Classroom work plays a key role in Academy training

16 October 2019

Academy education officer Nathan Fawley says that his role focuses on developing Rovers Academy players to ensure they become excellent young men as well as excellent football players.

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Rotherham United reserves 3 Rovers Development 2

15 October 2019

Rovers’ Development side were beaten 3-2 at South Yorkshire rivals Rotherham United in Central League North.

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Stancliffe praised his players effort in victory over Terriers

15 October 2019

Paul Stancliffe praised the shift his players put in to nullify Huddersfield Town’s strengths which enabled them to pull off a 4-0 win.

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Rovers U18s 4 Huddersfield Town U18s 0

14 October 2019

Junior Smith’s hat-trick inspired Rovers to their second consecutive victory in the Youth Alliance League when they defeated Huddersfield Town 4-0 at Cantley Park.

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FREEVIEW | Moore opens up on new Professional Development pathway

11 October 2019

Darren Moore has expressed his pride in the new programme put in place for the Professional Development Phase.

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Rovers U16s enjoying competitive football

8 October 2019

Rovers U16s have made an excellent start to the season as they embark on their first taste of competitive football in a mini league which will run until Christmas.

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Amos eager to impress

7 October 2019

Danny Amos says manager Darren Moore’s trust in the younger members of the senior squad is a massive boost to his confidence.

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Moore reveals new structure for Professional Development Pathway

7 October 2019

Darren Moore said that new structures are being put in place to better support Rovers' Professional Development Pathway (U23s).

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HIGHLIGHTS | Scunthorpe United U18s 1 Rovers U18s 2

3 October 2019

Rovers U18s got back to winning ways on Friday as they came from behind to beat local rivals Scunthorpe United U18s in the Youth Alliance League.

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Rovers U15s continue good start to the season

2 October 2019

Rovers U15s have had a positive start to the season as they continue to progress within the Youth Development Phase.

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McSheffrey eyes further improvement from U23s

2 October 2019

Gary McSheffrey felt the Rovers U23s side could have won by more after beating Rotherham United reserves 4-2 in the Central League Cup.

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Rovers U23s 4 Rotherham United reserves 2

2 October 2019

Rovers U23s side got their Central League Cup campaign off to a winning start with a 4-2 victory over Rotherham United reserves at Cantley Park.

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Rovers youngsters extend loans

1 October 2019

Branden Horton and Rieves Boocock have extended their loans at Gainsborough Trinity and Frickley Athletic respectively.

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Scunthorpe United U18s 1 Rovers U18s 2

30 September 2019

Rovers U18s got back to winning ways in the Youth Alliance League on Saturday with a 2-1 victory away at Scunthorpe United.

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McLean and Prior head out on loan

27 September 2019

Rian McLean and Cody Prior join Sheffield FC on a youth loan as they continue their professional development.

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Stancliffe: U18s must get back to winning ways

25 September 2019

Paul Stancliffe says his side rediscover their form in front of goal after they failed to score against Mansfield Town in a 1-0 defeat.

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McSheffrey pleased with U23s performance

25 September 2019

Gary McSheffrey was pleased with how the U23s gelled in their first competitive game of the season – a 1-0 win over visitors Portsmouth.

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iFollow Rovers | McSheffrey pleased with U23s performance

25 September 2019

Gary McSheffrey was pleased with how the U23s gelled in their first competitive game of the season – a 1-0 win over visitors Portsmouth.

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Watson wins LFE August Goal of the Month

24 September 2019

Jack Watson said winning  LFE goal of the month was a proud moment as his stunning strike against Burton Albion won the fan vote with more than 45% of the race.

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U11s help launch DD20 with half-time relay race

23 September 2019

Rovers U11s had a busy Saturday hosting the second annual John Chappell Trophy in the morning and taking part in a DD20 relay race at half-time during the first team’s match against Peterborough...

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PREMIER LEAGUE CUP | Rovers U23s vs Portsmouth U23s

23 September 2019

Rovers U23s kick off their 2019/20 season on Tuesday evening as they welcome Portsmouth U23s to the Keepmoat Stadium for the first group game of the Premier League Cup. Kick-off 7pm.

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U11s to host John Chappell Trophy

20 September 2019

Rovers U11s will compete in the John Chappell Trophy on Saturday September 21.

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Mansfield U18 (H) match preview

19 September 2019

Mansfield U18s return to Cantley Park on Saturday September 21, a week after defeating Rovers in the Youth Alliance Cup.

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Stancliffe offers assessment of U18s cup defeat

18 September 2019

Paul Stancliffe felt a 6-3 defeat was a harsh reflection on his players after defeat to Mansfield Town in the first game of the EFL Youth Alliance Cup group.

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Rovers to face Portsmouth in Premier League Cup

18 September 2019

Rovers U23s will face Portsmouth U23s in the first group match of the Premier League cup on Tuesday September 24.

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