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REPORT | Rovers U18s 2 Leeds Utd U18s 1

28 July 2021

Rovers’ U18s record an impressive win over Category One side Leeds United.

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U18s pre-season friendlies postponed

12 July 2021

Rovers U18s’ pre-season friendlies against Mexborough Athletic and Thorne Colliery have been postponed.

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Rovers U18s pre-season schedule confirmed

6 July 2021

Pre-season friendlies for Rovers U18s have been finalised with trips to Mexborough Athletic, Club Thorne Colliery, and Pinchbeck United confirmed.

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Blythe delighted to extend stay with Rovers

22 June 2021

Rovers took up a one-year option on defender Ben Blythe in the summer, keeping him at the club until the summer of 2022.

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Bottomley signs pro deal at Rovers

22 June 2021

Goalkeeper Ben Bottomley has put pen to paper on a one-year deal at the club.

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Academy players seek home from home placements

22 June 2021

Doncaster Rovers Academy are looking for 'home from home' placements for young players who need to live away from home to undertake their football training at the club.

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Ravenhill signs pro deal

21 June 2021

Promising young midfielder Liam Ravenhill has put pen to paper on a two-year deal with an option as he signs his first professional terms with Rovers.

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Hasani pens new deal

21 June 2021

Young midfielder Lirak Hasani has signed a new one-year deal at Rovers with an option of a second.

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Foulkes takes next step in coaching career by completing UEFA B licence

31 May 2021

Young Academy coach Cam Foulkes has completed his UEFA B licence as he takes the next step in his coaching career.

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WATCH | Cam Foulkes earns UEFA B Licence

31 May 2021

Watch former Rovers U18s player Cam Foulkes discuss his journey into coaching after leaving the Academy set-up.

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U18s manager Paul Stancliffe retires after 17 years at Rovers.

28 May 2021

Paul Stancliffe has retired as Rovers U18s manager after 17 years at the club.

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U18s make decisions on futures

19 May 2021

Rovers Academy U18s have made decisions on the futures of their youngsters as they begin building for the 2021/22 season.

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Rovers Academy’s Coppinger Cup a success

18 May 2021

Rovers Academy's Coppinger Cup - held at the Club Doncaster Academy pitches next to the Keepmoat Stadium - was a big success.

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VACANCY: Doncaster Rovers Academy PDP U18 coach

28 April 2021

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Patience paying off for Jones

30 March 2021

Louis Jones was named in the Football League Paper’s team of the week for his performance against MK Dons on Saturday gaining deserved recognition for a good afternoon between the sticks.

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Tony Mee's 2021 x 3 fundraiser for Huntington's Disease Association

26 March 2021

Tony Mee embarks on a 2021 (x3) challenge in aid of the Huntington’s Disease Association (HDA).

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REPORT | Peterborough U18s 2 Rovers U18s 1

19 March 2021

Peterborough United's U18 side come from behind to beat Rovers' U18s in the FA Youth Cup third round.

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ACADEMY | Cunningham nominated for LFE goal of the month

18 March 2021

Lewis Cunningham’s stunning effort direct from a free kick against Lincoln City has been nominated for the League Football Education (LFE) February goal of the month award.

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Rovers U18s FA Youth Cup tie with Peterborough to be streamed

18 March 2021

Rovers face a high-flying Peterborough United team in the third round of the FA Youth Cup this Friday with the game available to stream for £5.

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Bojang reaches AFCON U20 semi-final with The Gambia

5 March 2021

Ethan Bojang and The Gambia reached the semi-finals of the U20 African Cup of Nations before being narrowly knocked out by Ghana.

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U18s FA Youth Cup third round tie confirmed for March 19

4 March 2021

Rovers U18s’ FA Youth Cup third round tie against Peterborough United will be played on Friday, March 19.

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Bojang over the moon with The Gambia call-up

29 January 2021

Rovers’ U18 captain Ethan Bojang has been called up to The Gambia’s U20 squad for the upcoming Africa U20 Cup of Nations.

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Coppinger delivers ProMindset session for Academy

27 January 2021

James Coppinger delivered a ProMindset session to the Rovers U18s squad to discuss the importance of developing a professional mindset, and the importance of mental performance both on and off the...

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Greaves makes league debut

17 January 2021

AJ Greaves made his EFL debut for Rovers on Saturday when he came off the bench with 15 minutes of normal time remaining to help see out a 2-1 win over Swindon Town.

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FA Youth Cup suspended

12 January 2021

Rovers U18s FA Youth Cup third round tie against Peterborough United postponed as the competition is suspended.

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Rovers U18s to face Peterborough United in the FA Youth Cup third round

11 January 2021

Rovers U18s will travel to Peterborough United on Wednesday January 13 to take on The Posh's U18s in the third round of the FA Youth Cup.

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Foundation and Youth Development phases paused

8 January 2021

In line with the Government national lockdown and EFL guidance, Rovers Academy U9-U15s programme will now be paused until at February 26, 2021.

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ACADEMY | An update on YDP from Tony Mee

2 January 2021

An update from Tony Mee, Head of Rovers Academy Youth Development Phase

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ACADEMY | Michael Pedley provides update from the Foundation Phase

1 January 2021

As we enter 2021, Head of Rovers Academy Foundation Phase Michael Pedley provides and update on a challenging opening half of the season.

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Youth Foundation Phase players help make hampers

29 December 2020

Youth Development Phase players joined Club Doncaster staff in making hampers for the Club Doncaster Foundation’s tackling loneliness project earlier this month.

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FA Youth Cup match against Peterborough United has been postponed

18 December 2020

Rovers U18s' FA Youth Cup match against Peterborough United has been postponed.

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U18s get ready for in-form Huddersfield Town

10 December 2020

Rovers’ U18s will welcome an in-form Huddersfield Town youth team to Cantley Park this weekend.

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November review with Paul Stancliffe

3 December 2020

Paul Stancliffe reflects on a solid November for his young U18s side

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U18s suffer defeat to Rotherham as focus turns to Grimsby Town

23 November 2020

Rovers’ U18s suffered a harsh defeat away at Rotherham United in the EFL Youth Alliance League.

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U18s return to league action with trip to Rotherham United

20 November 2020

Rovers’ U18 team are back on the road this weekend as they head to neighbours Rotherham United.

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HIGHLIGHTS | Hull City U18 2 Rovers U18 3

19 November 2020

Rovers U18s booked their place in the third round of the FA Youth Cup with a win over Hull City.

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REPORT | Hull City U18s 2 Rovers U18s 3

18 November 2020

Goals from Owan Derrett and Luca Nelson (2) saw Rovers U18s book their place in the third round of the FA Youth Cup with a superb 3-2 win over Hull City at the KCOM Stadium.

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Rovers U18s prepare for Hull City in the second round of the FA Youth Cup

17 November 2020

Paul Stancliffe’s U18s travel to face Hull City on Wednesday for the second round of the FA Youth Cup.

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Ravenhill: dream come true to play for Rovers

15 November 2020

Liam Ravenhill says he’s hungry for more first-team action after making his full Rovers debut in the Papa John’s Trophy tie against Wolverhampton Wanderers U21s.

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Paul Stancliffe reflects on his U18s' October

12 November 2020

Rovers U18s coach Paul Stancliffe reflects on a good October for his side.

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Ravenhill named in 'The 11'

11 November 2020

League Football Education (LFE) have recognised the achievements of Rovers midfielder Liam Ravenhill by naming him in 'The 11' for November 2020.

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Josh Clemitson nominated for LFE October goal of the month

11 November 2020

Josh Clemitson’s goal against Huddersfield Town U17s has been nominated for League Football Educations’ (LFE) October Goal of the Month.

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PREVIEW | Rovers U18s prepare for Burton Albion

10 November 2020

Burton Albion U18s will visit Cantley Park to take on Rovers’ U18s in the latest EFL Youth Alliance League game.

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HIGHLIGHTS | Coventry Sphinx U18s 1 Rovers U18s 2

6 November 2020

Luca Nelson's impressive run of form continued as his two goals against Coventry Sphinx U18s in the FA Youth Cup helped Paul Stancliffe's side to a 2-1 victory.

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Academy players seek home from home placements

4 November 2020

From one player to another ….  our boys academy are looking for 'home from home' placements for young players who need to live away from home to undertake their football training at the Club during...

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Rovers U18s kick off their FA Youth cup campaign in Coventry

4 November 2020

Rovers U18s will kick off their FA Youth Cup campaign against Coventry Sphinx on November 4.

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HIGHLIGHTS | Notts County U18s 1 Rovers U18s 2

4 November 2020

Alex Wolny's diving header in injury time earned Rovers U18s a dramatic victory at Notts County on Saturday.

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Rovers Academy enjoyed an excellent half-term programme

3 November 2020

Rovers Academy youngsters have enjoyed an excellent half-term programme welcoming young sides from Championship and Premier League clubs as they continue to develop as young players and young people.

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WATCH | Rovers U18s 2 Preston North End 2

29 October 2020

A spectacular solo goal meant Rovers U18s had to share the points when they hosted Preston North End in the first game of the Youth Alliance Cup group stages.

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U18s prepare for Youth Alliance Cup

27 October 2020

Paul Stancliffe’s U18 side will begin their EFL Youth Alliance Cup campaign against Preston North End U18s on Wednesday.

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U18s FA Youth Cup first round tie confirmed

16 October 2020

Rovers U18s have been drawn away against Coventry Sphinx / Shawbury United in The Emirates FA Youth Cup first round proper.

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Bojang named U18s skipper

13 October 2020

Ethan Bojang has been named Rovers’ U18 captain team for the 2020/21 season after impressing manager Paul Stancliffe.

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