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Grimsby Town match guide

9 October 2018

Take a look at all the information ahead of the Checkatrade Trophy round one tie with Grimsby Town #EveryGameCounts


  • Kick off is at 7.30pm
  • The EAST STAND ONLY will be open for all attendees (Disabled access via the West Stand)
  • Tickets are available at the Box Office for £5 for adults and just £1 for 17 years and under. Under 7’s go free.
  • NO CASH GATES for this match – all tickets must be purchased through the Box Office.
  • The Belle Vue Bar will be open from 5.00pm
  • 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.
  • The match is available to stream live via iFollow for £10. Audio commentary is available to all iFollow subscribers.
  • Donny Dogs Kennel will be open at 6 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.
  • There will be NO shuttle Bus service this evening.

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 Danny Amos .

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 7.30pm in the concourse
3. Two pints for £6
- Available until 7.30pm in the concourse
- Available until 7.30pm in 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 3 (Rovers Return Inn) (East Stand)

You will be handed a token to redeem at the same kiosk.

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.

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.

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 Grimsby? Check out our away fans guide.

TRANSPORT Travelling supporters can collect pre-ordered tickets from the Club Doncaster Academy Office in the North Stand.

Following the conclusion of Tuesday’s game First South Yorkshire will NOT be running shuttle buses.

Can't get to the game? You can watch live on iFollow with a match pass for just £10. Audio commentary is available to all iFollow subscribers. Click here to see your subscription options, guide and FAQs.

Timetable of events:

5pm – Belle Vue Bar opens

5pm - Players arrive and enter the stadium via the West Reception

6pm – Turnstiles open

6pm – Donny Dog’s Kennel opens – including the GAME zone, and Donny’s activity sheets

6pm - Foodbank situated outside the Belle Vue Bar.

6.30pm – Donny Dog arrives in the Family Stand

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

7.15pm – iFollow Rovers audio/live

7.30pm - Kick-off

8.15pm – Half-time – on the pitch penalties.

9.15pm – Full-time – Belle Vue Bar open until 10:15pm.

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