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Heja become Academy partner

23 September 2021

Rovers Academy have joined forces with Heja to enhance communication across all age groups.

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Youngsters head out on short-term loans

22 September 2021

Liam Ravenhill and Ben Blythe are the latest Rovers youngsters to head out on loan as they continue their development within the game.

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McSheffrey delighted with comeback

19 September 2021

Gary McSheffrey has praised the character of his U18s squad who came from two goals down to earn a point away at Huddersfield.

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REPORT | Huddersfield U18s 2 Rovers U18s 2

18 September 2021

Rovers’ U18s came from two goals down to take a point from Huddersfield Town after a Jack Goodman brace.

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WATCH | Academy manager Tony Cook discusses the Rovers pathway

18 September 2021

Rovers Academy manager Tony Cook discusses the Academy pathway, gives and introduction to the Academy aims and looks forward to Saturday's Academy celebration.

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PREVIEW | Huddersfield U18s vs Rovers U18s

16 September 2021

Rovers’ U18s head to Huddersfield Town looking to put their 4-0 defeat to Mansfield Town behind them.

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Celebrating the Academy this Saturday

15 September 2021

Rovers Academy will be special guests at the first-team’s Sky Bet League One match against Morecambe on Saturday.

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U18s will learn from defeat, says McSheffrey

12 September 2021

Gary McSheffrey says his U18s side will learn from their mistakes after a 4-0 home defeat to Mansfield Town.

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REPORT | Rovers U18s 0 Mansfield U18s 4

11 September 2021

Rovers’ U18s suffered a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Mansfield Town.

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PREVIEW | Rovers U18s vs Mansfield Town U18s

9 September 2021

Rovers’ U18s are aiming to make it two league wins from two as they welcome Mansfield Town.

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U18s shine in friendly win

6 September 2021

Rovers’ U18s recorded a convincing 3-0 friendly win over Emley Academy.

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Cook reflects on August for the U18s

3 September 2021

Academy manager Tony Cook has been impressed by the work of Rovers’ U18s coaching staff and players.

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U18s game vs Harrogate postponed

3 September 2021

Our U18s home match against Harrogate Town has been postponed.

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PREVIEW | Rovers U18s vs Harrogate Town U18s

3 September 2021

The U18s will host Harrogate Town in their latest test in the EFL Youth Alliance League.

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Harrison's pride at first-team call-up

2 September 2021

U18s striker Ethan Harrison was buzzing to receive his call up to Rovers’ first-team squad against Stoke City.

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Academy Foundation and Development Phase seasons get underway

1 September 2021

Academy manager Tony Cook is delighted with how Rovers’ Foundation and Development Phase age groups have fared throughout August.

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LOAN WATCH: Hasani off the mark for Matlock

26 August 2021

Rovers’ youngster Lirak Hasani got off the mark for Matlock Town on the weekend with a glorious header while Ben Bottomley got his first minutes for Frickley Athletic.

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McSheffrey seeing positives

22 August 2021

Gary McSheffrey believes there are plenty of positives to take from his sides cup defeat to Bolton Wanderers.

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REPORT| Rovers U18s 0 Bolton U18s 4

21 August 2021

Rovers’ U18s lost their opening EFL Youth Cup campaign against a strong Bolton Wanderers side.

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Bottomley and Hasani begin loan spells

18 August 2021

Midfielder Lirak Hasani joined Matlock Town who compete in the Northern Premier Division, the seventh tier of the English football pyramid.

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PREVIEW | Rovers U18s vs Bolton Wanderers U18s (EFL Youth Alliance Cup)

18 August 2021

Rovers’ U18s kick-off their EFL Youth Cup campaign by hosting Bolton Wanderers for their first group match.

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McSheffrey calls for consistency

15 August 2021

U18s manager Gary McSheffrey has called for his team to be more consistent as they fell to defeat against Grimsby Town.

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REPORT | Rovers U18s 0 Grimsby Town U18s 2

14 August 2021

Goals either side of the half from Grimsby Town resulted in defeat for Rovers' U18s at Cantley Park.

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Bottomley joins Frickley Athletic on loan

13 August 2021

Ben Bottomley has joined Frickley Athletic on a youth loan.

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PREVIEW | Rovers U18s vs Grimsby Town U18s

12 August 2021

Rovers’ U18s will host Grimsby Town for their first home fixture of the 2021/22 season.

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McSheffrey delighted with Lincoln win

9 August 2021

Rovers’ U18s manager Gary McSheffrey was happy with how his game plan turned out against Lincoln City.

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REPORT | Lincoln City U18s 2 Rovers U18s 3

7 August 2021

Rovers’ U18s start the season with an entertaining 3-2 victory over Lincoln City.

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U18s to kick off season away at Lincoln

5 August 2021

Rovers’ U18s head to Lincoln City for the opening competitive game of the 2021/22 season on August 7. Kick off 11am.

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U18s 2021/22 fixtures revealed

4 August 2021

The EFL have confirmed Rovers’ U18s fixtures and cup fate for the 2021/22 campaign.

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McSheffrey: Thorne was a good challenge

4 August 2021

Rovers’ U18s boss Gary McSheffrey believes his sides 5-3 defeat at Thorne Colliery was a good challenge for his young team.

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GALLERY | Thorne Colliery 5 Rovers U18s 3

3 August 2021

Rovers' U18s finished their pre-season with a 5-3 defeat at Thorne Colliery.

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REPORT | Thorne Colliery 5 Rovers U18s 3

3 August 2021

Pre-season concluded for the U18s with an away defeat to Thorne Colliery.

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WATCH | U18s pre-season continues

31 July 2021

Go behind the scenes at training with Rovers U18s.

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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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