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Doncaster Rovers v Scunthorpe United match guide

30 October 2017


  • A Rovers first-team player will be making an appearance in the Belle Vue Bar from 6:50pm, please listen out for the team announcement and a quick question and answer session.
  • Tickets are available from £10 for adults, £5 for concessions and £1 for sevens and under.
  • Silver Plus members are reminded that matchday programmes and half-time draw tickets would need to be purchased prior to entering the stadium and as the game is a Checkatrade Trophy tie, both items are not included within the Silver Plus package.
  • Tuesday’s matchday magazine will follow the festive theme, with spooky names, scary facts and frightening interviews. Available for only £1.50 from programme booths outside the stadium.
  • Donny’s Kennel - young fans in the Club Doncaster Foundation Family Stand can enjoy games of FIFA18 with Rovers’ players – last week saw Andy Williams, Will Longbottom and Ross Etheridge making an appearance. Spooky arts and crafts are available including pumpkin carving and young fans can create festive cards and gifts.


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.


Please ensure you pick up your programme before entering the stadium.


Our 16 page matchday magazine, ‘DNA’ is available for only £1.50 from sellers located outside the ground.  This issue contains an interview with Marko Marosi as well as the managers and chief executives comments.  


Both home and away fans can enjoy the hospitality of the Belle Vue Bar from 5:00pm where you can take advantage of specials:

1. A pie and a pint for £5

-      Available until 6:30pm in the concourse

-      Available until 6:45pm in the Belle Vue Bar

-      Available to DNA Card holders across the ground until 7:00pm

2. A Pie, burger or hot dog with a hot or soft drink for £5

-      Available until 6:30pm in the concourse

-      Available to DNA Card holders in the concourse until 7:00pm

 3. Two pints for £6

-      Available until 6:30pm in the concourse

-      Available until 6:45pm in the Belle Vue Bar

-      Available to DNA Card holders across the ground until 7:00pm

Belle Vue Bar

Food and drink will also be available from the Belle Vue Bar, open from 5:00pm, so arrive early sit back, relax and get exclusive news from a player interview from 6:50pm - only in the Belle Vue Bar. 

Alcoholic and soft drinks as well as pies will be on sale from the Belle Vue Bar.

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 7:30pm.

  • 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.


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.

Arts and crafts will be available inside Donny Dog’s Kennel adopting the Halloween theme, with spooky quizzes, crafts available for cards and pumpkins ready for carving.


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 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 Scunthorpe? 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.


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 9:30pm and 9:50pm.  In addition, regular service buses (Service 55) will depart from Lakeside to the town centre.

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 able to watch Tuesday’s clash live on iFollow Rovers. Click here to see your subscription options, or guide and FAQs.



5:00pm – Belle Vue Bar and Rovers Square Opens

6:00pm – Turnstiles open

6:00pm – Donny’s Kennel opens – including the GAME zone, crafting and face painting.

6:30pm – Donny Dog arrives in the Family Stand

6:45pm – Donny Dog’s fitness – Join in with Donny pitchside (weather permitting)

6:50pm – Team announcement in the Belle Vue Bar/Rovers Square followed by a Q&A with a first team player

6:50pm – First team squad members arrive in Donny’s Kennel to challenge our younger fans to a game of FIFA.

7:20pm – The Doncaster Rovers Dance Squad (in partnership with our friends at Cre8ive Dance)

7:30pm - Kick Off

7:45pm – Keep your eyes on the scoreboard – are you going to be the lucky recipient of 12 pies thanks to our friends at Pukka Pies.

8:15pm – Half-time – on pitch penalties and Doncaster Rovers Dance Squad (Cre8ive Dance)

9:15pm – Full-time – BVB remains open until approximately 5:30pm

9:30pm – Shuttle buses depart from Stadium Way


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