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Petch proud of his development this summer

8 August 2022

Rovers U18s centre half Charlie Petch is feeling positive following the final game of the summer schedule at Gainsborough Trinity.

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Gribble: "pre-season has been positive"

8 August 2022

Rovers U18s manager Chad Gribble thinks his first pre-season with the U18s has been positive.

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REPORT | Gainsborogh Trinity 1 Rovers U18s 0 (friendly)

4 August 2022

Rovers U18s fell to defeat at the hands of Gainsborough Trinity despite a competitive performance at the David Longstaff & Co Stadium.

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Raper encouraged by youth team's pre-season progression

1 August 2022

Second year scholar Jack Raper is pleased to see the progress the youth team have made since the start of pre-season, following a 2-1 victory against Morecambe.

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Gribble hails Morecambe win

31 July 2022

Rovers U18s manager Chad Gribble has paid credit to his side’s performance throughout their seventh game of preseason as they ran out 2-1 winners against Morecambe at Cantley Park.

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REPORT | Rovers U18s 2 Morecambe U18s 1 (friendly)

31 July 2022

Rovers U18s scored a late winner to take another win in their latest pre-season match against Youth Alliance North West side Morecambe.

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Gainsborough Trinity friendly added to Rovers U18s schedule

29 July 2022

Northern Premier League side Gainsborough Trinity have been added to Rovers U18s pre-season schedule.

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Fletcher delighted with contribution off the bench

29 July 2022

U18s right-back Alex Fletcher was delighted after scoring a late winner on the road as Rovers recorded another victory in pre-season under the lights at Club Thorne Colliery.

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Gribble pleased with latest performance

28 July 2022

U18s manager Chad Gribble praised his Rovers side following late heroics to secure a third win of pre-season at Club Thorne Colliery.

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REPORT | Thorne 2 Rovers U18s 3 (friendly)

27 July 2022

Late drama under the lights saw Rovers U18s run out 3-2 winners in their penultimate game of pre-season at Club Thorne Colliery.

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PREVIEW | Club Thorne Colliery vs Rovers U18s

26 July 2022

Rovers U18s make the short trip to Club Thorne Colliery as they step-up their pre-season preparation.

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Goodman aiming high for the season

26 July 2022

Rovers U18s striker Jack Goodman is aiming high for the upcoming Youth Alliance League season after netting five times in an afternoon in Newcastle.

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Pre-season double-header was productive, says Gribble

26 July 2022

Rovers U18s manager Chad Gribble feels his side faced an array of challenges in pre-season friendly's against Newcastle United and Partick Thistle.

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REPORT | Partick Thistle U18s 1 Rovers U18s 5 (friendly)

25 July 2022

Rovers U18s battled back from a goal down to put five past Partick Thistle as they recorded back-to-back wins for the first time this pre-season.

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REPORT | Newcastle U18s 2 Rovers U18s 1 (friendly)

25 July 2022

Rovers U18s had an impressive performance against category one Academy side Newcastle United.

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Gribble: Youngsters benefited from time with pros

22 July 2022

Rovers U18s manager Chad Gribble has praised the structure at the club following his side’s first win of pre-season after beating Wakefield 3-2 at the Millennium Stadium.

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REPORT | Wakefield 2 Rovers U18s 3

21 July 2022

Rovers U18s came from behind to take a first win of pre-season late on against Wakefield AFC on Wednesday, July 20 at the Millennium Stadium.

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PREVIEW | Wakefield vs Rovers U18s (friendly)

20 July 2022

Rovers U18s continue their pre-season preparation with a trip to Wakefield.

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Whiting relishing challenges ahead

19 July 2022

Rovers U18s defender Jak Whiting has enjoyed pre-season so far and is looking forward to continuing the youth teams preparation for the upcoming season.

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Gribble pleased with U18s performance

19 July 2022

Rovers U18s manager Chad Gribble was pleased with the improvements his side made following a 1-1 draw against category two side Sheffield United at Cantley Park.

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HIGHLIGHTS | Rovers U18s 1 Sheffield United U18s 1

18 July 2022

Goals from Rovers U18s pre-season draw against Sheffield United are available to watch now.

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GALLERY | Rovers U18s 1 Sheffield United U18s 1

18 July 2022

Rovers U18s stepped up their pre-season programme with a draw against category two side Sheffield United.

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REPORT | Rovers U18s 1 Sheffield United U18s 1 (pre-season friendly)

17 July 2022

Rovers U18s were denied victory at the death in a highly competitive match against category two side Sheffield United in tough conditions at Cantley Park.

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Match information: Wakefield vs Rovers U18s

16 July 2022

Rovers U18s will visit Wakfield A.F.C on Wednesday, July 20 for their next pre-season friendly.

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U18s 2022/23 fixtures confirmed

16 July 2022

Rovers U18s will kick-off their Youth Alliance League campaign by welcoming Hartlepool United to Cantley Park.

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Cook on Academy news

15 July 2022

Rovers Academy manager Tony Cook discusses what the 2022/23 season looks like for the Academy.

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Foundation Phase form Yorkshire Youth Champions League

15 July 2022

Rovers Academy have launched the Yorkshire Youth Champions League for the 2022/2023 season.

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Gribble looking for more aggression from the U18s

14 July 2022

U18s manager Chad Gribble is demanding more from the youth team as preparation for the new season steps up.

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Adamson: There's good vibes in the youth team

13 July 2022

First year scholar Max Adamson has reflected on the start to both his first pre-season with Rovers U18s, and the beginning of the side’s build-up to this season’s league campaign.

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REPORT | Rovers U18s 3 Oldham U18s 3 (pre-season friendly)

11 July 2022

Rovers U18s were forced to share the spoils in a competitive first game of pre-season against Youth Alliance North-West side Oldham Athletic at Cantley Park.

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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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