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Barnsley match guide

14 March 2019

Club News

Barnsley match guide

14 March 2019

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Take a look at what is happening around the ground at Friday evening's match against Barnsley.


  • The Fan Park is back, situated inside the Belle Vue Bar. Sine FM emerging artist, vocalist Lucy Starr will perform two sets from 6.15pm. Former Rovers players, Jan Budtz and Gary McSheffrey will take part in a Q&A on stage from around 6.50pm
  • Don't forget to wear your red nose! In aid of Comic Relief 2019, Doncaster Rovers will donate £1 for every red nose worn to this match. A panoramic photograph of the crowd will be taken just before kick off, so make sure we can see those red noses.
  • South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue will be situated outside the Polypipe South Stand distributing both safety information and free 'hi-vis' items in line with their 'Be Bright, Be seen!' campaign for safer roads
  • A bucket collection in aid of Prostate Cancer UK will take place across the stadium footprint.
  • Fit Rovers Ladies from Club Doncaster Foundation is launched at this fixture and will be promoted during the players warm up and current participants will act as flag bearers.
  •  FIFA 19 is now available for our young family stand attendees to play in Donny’s Kennel on the Playstation and Xbox consoles.
  • There are no cash turnstiles for this fixture. Away ticket collections are via the Box Office. Tickets are available for home supporters with prior booking history and DN postcodes, via the Club Doncaster Box Office.
  • A quiet room facility is available for any fans wishing to utilise. This will be in Donny Dog's kennel in the East Stand – please ask a steward for directions if required.
  • Tickets are available at the Box Office from £21 for adults, seniors £18, £14 for 18-21 years, £8 for 12-17 years and £5 for 11s 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.
  • All turnstiles and Donny Dog's Kennel will be open at 6.15pm to entertain our young fans in the Club Doncaster Foundation Family Stand.
  • 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 48 page matchday magazine, DNA, is still only £3 from sellers located outside the ground. This issue contains an interview with Tyler Smith and the latest thoughts of the manager and chief executive.


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, please remember to bring your card with you. If you have lost your card please contact immediately:
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 draught pints for £6 – Copps’ Hops £6.50 – Two bottles of cider for £6
- Available until 7pm in the concourse
- Available until 7pm in the Belle Vue Bar and POST MATCH in the Belle Vue Bar only.



Food and drink will also be available from the Belle Vue Bar and Rovers Square from 5.15pm. 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.

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 Barnsley? Check out our away fans guide.
Travelling supporters can collect pre-ordered tickets from the Box Office.



Can't get to the game? You can still get involved. For domestic audiences in the UK & Ireland, our iFollow Rovers subscription service allows fans to listen to a live audio stream. Overseas iFollow Rovers subscribers will be able to watch the game live on iFollow Rovers as part of their regular subscription. Click here to see your subscription options, or guide and FAQs.



In conjunction with South Yorkshire Police, Doncaster Rovers will take strong and decisive action against any fan found attempting to bring a banned item into a ground. The same will apply to supporters who choose to discharge pyrotechnics within a stadium environment. Police will be informed of such incidents and consideration given to prosecution and subsequent banning order, where sufficient evidence is forthcoming of a criminal offence. 
Any supporter found to be in breach of these terms will face a minimum three-season club ban. Clubs will be permitted the flexibility to reduce the length of the club ban should an offender recognise the danger of their actions. 


Timetable of events:

5.15pm – Belle Vue Bar open
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

6.35pm - First spot from vocalist Lucy Starr in the Belle Vue Bar Fan Park
6.45pm – Donny Dog arrives in the Family Stand

6.50pm - Former Rovers players Jan Budtz and Garry McSheffrey take part in Fan Park Q&A session.
7 pm – First team squad members arrive in Donny's Kennel to challenge our younger fans to a game of FIFA19
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?
9.30pm – Full-time – Belle Vue Bar open until 5:30pm.

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