The Doncaster Rovers Board have confirmed the plans and aspirations for the 2016/17 season.Funds will be made immediately available for Darren Ferguson to build a first team playing squad that can push for an automatic promotion place. Darren met with the Board today (Tuesday 17th May) to discuss the players he would like as part of his squad and how the club will have a focus on an immediate return to the English Football League One whilst implementing an improved youth and academy strategy.
The board will support Darren with immediate recruitment requirements and are hoping to bring the squad together if at all possible before pre season training commences. The main focus however over the Summer will be to develop the best playing squad and philosophy to ensure an immediate return to EFL1.
The Board and Darren are both passionate about the youth and academy strategy and will therefore implement short, mid and long term plans to develop our future Doncaster Rovers players. Darren will reveal more about his passion for this over the next few weeks and this is something that we are all immensely excited about.
The Board can also reveal that in their succession planning Andy Watson has been appointed Vice Chairman of the board and will now work closely with the Chairman David Blunt.
The Club now look forward to an exciting twelve months ahead as we aim for an automatic promotion push.