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Rovers v Scunthorpe match guide

2 December 2017

SEVEN KEY POINTS
  • A Rovers first-team player will be making an appearance in the Belle Vue Bar from 13.20pm, please listen out for the team announcement and a quick question and answer session.
  • Tickets are available to members in advance from for £15 for adults, seniors £10, £10 for 18-21 years, £5 for 17’s and under.

  • Children under the age of 12 should be accompanied by an adult.
  • Overseas viewers will not be able to watch through iFollow Rovers. Audio commentary will remain available.
  • Silver Plus members will be able to park for in car park 2.
  • Donny’s Kennel - young fans in the Club Doncaster Foundation Family Stand can enjoy games of FIFA18 with Rovers’ players – last week Alfie May, Will Longbottom, Ross Etheridge and Danny Andrew all visited Donny’s Kennel.

  • Junior Rovers fans will be able to post their Christmas letters to Donny Dog, who will hand deliver the letters to the North Pole.
 
PARKING
Car parking is available at the Keepmoat Stadium, with Silver Plus members having a reserved space in car park 2. Car park 3 is open to all fans and sold on a first-come-first-served basis. Limited places are available. Car park 4 will be utilised for visiting supporters.
 
Please ensure you pick up your programme before entering the stadium.
 
MATCHDAY MAGAZINE
Our 60 page matchday magazine, ‘DNA’ is available for only £3 from sellers located outside the ground. This issue contains an interview with Harry Toffolo as well as the manager's and chief executive's comments.  
 
FOOD AND DRINK
Both home and away fans can enjoy the hospitality of the Belle Vue Bar from 11.30am where you can take advantage of specials:
1. A pie and a pint for £5
-      Available until 1:00pm in the concourse
-      Available until 1:15pm in the Belle Vue Bar
-      Available to DNA Card holders across the ground until 1:30pm
2. A Pie, burger or hot dog with a hot or soft drink for £5
-      Available until 1:00pm in the concourse
-      Available to DNA Card holders in the concourse until 1:30pm
 3. Two pints for £6
-      Available until 1:00pm in the concourse
-      Available until 1:15pm in the Belle Vue Bar
-      Available to DNA Card holders across the ground until 1:30pm
4. Pulled Pork Bap for £5.95
-      Available only in the Belle Vue Bar
 
Belle Vue Bar
Food and drink will also be available from the Belle Vue Bar and Rovers Square, open from 11:30am, so arrive early sit back, relax and get exclusive news from a player interview from 1:20pm- only in the Belle Vue Bar. 
Alcoholic and soft drinks as well as pies will be on sale from the Rovers Square and the Belle Vue Bar. Music will be played from Rovers Square as we build up to the match.
 
Pre-order your drinks
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 2:00pm.
  • 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. 
 
Please note that drinking alcohol is not permitted within sight of the pitch for any fans and soft drinks only in Donny Dog’s Kennel.
 
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 also and they may even have prizes to give away to lucky fans.
Keep your eye out for Donny Dog who will be handing out his very own gingerbread dog biscuits courtesy of our friends at Cooplands.
 
TICKETS
Tickets for Sunday'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.
 
Pre-ordered tickets for this game are available from the collection windows to the side of the South Stand reception area. Home supporters can pay on the gate in the South Stand.
 
If you are experiencing Rovers for the first time, please check our first-time fans guide. Are you coming from Scunthorpe? Check out our away fans guide. 
Travelling supporters can collect pre-ordered tickets from the Club Doncaster Academy Office in the North Stand.
 
TRANSPORT
Following the conclusion of Sunday’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 4.00pm and 4:20pm.  In addition, regular service buses (Service 55) will depart from Lakeside to the town centre at the following times 4:10pm, 4:40pm, 5:10pm and 5:40pm.
 
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, Click here to see your subscription options, or guide and FAQs.
 
TIMETABLE OF EVENTS
11.30am – Belle Vue Bar and Rovers Square Opens
2.00pm - Players arrive and enter the stadium via the West Reception
12.30pm – Turnstiles open
12.30pm – Donny Dog’s Kennel opens – including the GAME zone, crafting and face painting, free fruit and Donny’s activity sheets
1.00pm – Donny Dog arrives in the Family Stand
1.15pm – Donny Dog’s fitness – Join in with Donny pitchside
1.20pm – Team announcement in the Belle Vue Bar/Rovers Square followed by a Q&A with a first team player
1.20pm – First team squad members arrive in Donny’s Kennel to challenge our younger fans to a game of FIFA17
2.00pm -  Kick-off
2.15pm – Keep your eye on the scoreboard. Are you going to be the lucky recipient of 12 pies thanks to our friends at Pukka Pies?
2.45pm – Half-time – on the pitch penalties and Doncaster Rovers Dance Squad (Cre8ive Dance).
3.45pm – Full-time - The Belle Vue Bar remains open until approximately 8.00pm
4.00pm – Shuttle buses depart from Stadium Way. 

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