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Blackpool match guide

28 August 2018

Club News

Blackpool match guide

28 August 2018

Everything you need to know ahead of Blackpool's visit for the Carabao Cup second round tie.


  • Rovers Square will be open outside the Belle Vue Bar from 5.00pm beer buggies will be available with lager and draft bitter.

  • A ‘Quiet Room’ facility is now available for any fans wishing to utilise. This will be in Donny Dogs kennel in the East Stand – please ask a steward for directions if required.

  • Tickets are available at the Box Office for £10 for adults. Seniors and 17-24 year olds are at £5 each and just £1 for 17 years and under.

  • Silver Plus members are reminded to collect their matchday programmes and half-time draw tickets before entering the stadium. These can be collected from their designated stands.

  • Tonights iFollow commentary is AUDIO ONLY due to broadcast restrictions on Cup matches.

  • Donny Dogs Kennel will be open at 6.15 pm to entertain our young fans in the Club Doncaster Foundation Family Stand.

  • The fans foodbank collection is back, situated outside the Belle Vue Bar - donate there or the Club Shop, Box Office or Club Doncaster Academy.

  • 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.

    MATCHDAY MAGAZINE The 20 page matchday magazine, DNA, has a great new look and is only £1.50 from sellers located outside the ground. This issue contains an interview with Marko Marosi as well as the manager's and chief executive's latest message for fans..

  • DNA CARD OFFER ON FOOD AND DRINK Both home and away fans can enjoy the hospitality of the Belle Vue Bar from 5pm where you can take advantage of specials deals exclusive to DNA Card holders only: 1. A pie and a pint for £5 - Available until 7pm in the concourse - Available until 7pm in the Belle Vue Bar 2. A Pie, burger or hot dog with a hot or soft drink for £5 - Available until 7pm in the concourse 3. Two pints for £6 - Available until 7pm in the concourse - Available until 7pm 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 6pm. Alcoholic and soft drinks as well as pies will be on sale from the Rovers Square and 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 7.45pm. 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 to redeem at the same kiosk.

    At half time, beer buggies will be available in the South Stand serving lager and draft bitter.

    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.

    If you are wanting a little time away from the noise, the younger supporters are welcome to use Donny Dog's Kennel during the first-half of the game.

    TICKETS 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 Blackpool? 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 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 10.26pm and 11.26pm.

    iFOLLOW Can't get to the game? You can still get involved. Audio commentary is live from Robbie Andrews and Ali Crawford in the UK & Ireland on iFollow. Due to broadcast restrictions surrounding Cup matches, there will be no live iFollow streaming of this match . Click here to see your subscription options, guide and FAQs.

    Timetable of events:

    5pm – Belle Vue Bar and Rovers Square opens

    5.45pm - Players arrive and enter the stadium via the West Reception

    6.15pm – Turnstiles open

    6.15pm – Donny Dog’s Kennel opens – including the GAME zone, crafting and face painting, free fruit and Donny’s activity sheets

    6.45pm - Foodbank situated outside the Belle Vue Bar.

    6.45pm – Donny Dog arrives in the Family Stand

    7 pm – First team squad members arrive in Donny’s Kennel to challenge our younger fans to a game of FIFA18

    7:30pm – iFollow Rovers audio.

    7.45pm - Kick-off

    8pm – Keep your eye on the scoreboard. Are you going to be the lucky recipient of 12 pies thanks to our friends at Pukka Pies?

    8.30pm – Half-time – on the pitch penalties.

    9.30pm – Full-time – Belle Vue Bar open until 10:15pm.

    9.45pm – Shuttle buses depart from Stadium Way.



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