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Rovers v Hull City: match guide

22 August 2017

Revised timetable for Tuesday’s Carabao Cup tie against Sky Bet Championship side Hull City.

There are limited car parking spaces at the Keepmoat Stadium, with Silver Plus members being able to reserve for only £1 until 12pm on matchday. Car parks 2 and 3 are open to all fans at the cost of £5 and sold on a first-come-first-served basis.

Silver Plus Members would be required to purchased a programme and half-time draw ticket should they wish, as the Silver Plus package only applies for Sky Bet League One home ties. Programmes and half time draw tickets will be available from booths outside the stand in which they are sat. Please ensure you pick up your programme before entering the stadium.

FOOD AND DRINK

Both home and away fans who arrive early can enjoy the hospitality of the Belle Vue Bar from 5:00pm, where you can take advantage of specials such as a pie and a pint for £5, pie, burger or hot dog with a hot or soft drink for £5 or two pints for £6. These deals are available inside the stadium bowl until 6:45pm and in the Belle Vue Bar until 6:30pm. DNA Card holders can take advantage of these offers until 7:15pm. This week’s special in the Belle Vue Bar is pulled pork baps available for only £5.95.

From 7:05pm a Rovers player will be interviewed in the Rovers Square (outside the Belle Vue Bar) and team line-ups will also be announced. Alcoholic and soft drinks as well as pies will be on sale from the Rovers Square and the Belle Vue Bar.

Should you wish to avoid the queues for drinks at half-time, you can pre-order your pint by going to any of the following kiosks prior to 7:45pm.

  • Kiosk 8 (Peter’s Kitchen) (West Stand)
  • Kiosk 6 (Copps Tapp Inn) (South Stand)
  • Kiosk 3 (Rovers Return Inn) (East Stand)

You will be handed a token for your purchase, which you must redeem at the above kiosks in exchange for your pint. 

An additional bottle bar has been placed in the Kingstone Press area of the South Stand concourse to alleviate queuing at half-time.

Please note that drinking alcohol is not permitted within sight of the pitch for any fans.

FAMILIES
We also have a guide for families attending the game - who can look forward to all sorts of entertainment including meeting Donny Dog and members of the first team squad in our dedicated family area, which includes Donny Dog's Kennel - you can find out more here. 

Our friends at Tesco will be supplying free fruit to our younger fans in Donny Dog’s Kennel and have previously brought fruit with surprising flavours. Staff from GAME Doncaster will be ever present in Donny Dog’s Kennel and they may even have prizes to give away to lucky fans.

TICKETS

Tickets for Tuesday's game are available from the Box Office right up to kick-off. Rovers fans can buy from the Box Office in person, by calling 01302 762576 after 9am or going to tickets.clubdoncaster.co.uk. Home supporters can also pay on the gate for the South Stand.

Pre-ordered tickets for this game are available from the collection windows to the side of the South Stand reception area.

If you are experiencing Rovers for the first time, please check our first-time fans guide. Are you coming from Hull City? Check out our away fans guide. 

Travelling supporters can collect pre-ordered tickets from the Club Doncaster Academy Office in the North Stand, where fans wishing to pay on the day can also purchase tickets.

TRANSPORT

Following the conclusion of Tuesday’s game First South Yorkshire will be running shuttle buses back to the transport interchange in Doncaster town centre.  These buses will depart from Stadium Way at 9.45pm and 10.20pm.  In addition, regular service buses (Service 55) will depart from Lakeside to the town centre at the following times 10:26 and 11:26.

Can't get to the game? You can still get involved. Our new iFollow Rovers subscription service allows fans in the UK & Ireland to listen to exclusive full audio commentary, Overseas iFollow Rovers subscribers will be unable to watch Tuesday’s Carabao Cup clash with Hull City due to TV restrictions. Click here to see your subscription options, or guide and FAQs.

 

TIMETABLE OF EVENTS

5.00pm – Belle Vue Bar and Rovers Square Opens

6.15pm – Turnstiles open

6.15pm – Donny’s Kennel opens – including the GAME zone, crafting and face painting.

6.45pm – Donny Dog arrives in the Family Stand

7.00pm – Donny Dog’s fitness – Join in with Donny pitchside (weather permitting)

7.05pm – Team announcement in the Belle Vue Bar/Rovers Square followed by a Q&A with a first team player

7.05pm – First team squad members arrive in Donny’s Kennel to challenge our younger fans to a game of FIFA.

7.45pm - Kick Off

8.30pm – Half-time

9.30pm – Full-time

9:45pm and 10:05pm – Shuttle buses depart from Stadium Way

 

 


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