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Academy wishes Gary McSheffrey well with new role at the club

30 December 2021

Rovers Academy wishes Gary McSheffrey all the best as he moves from U18s to first-team manager.

The 39-year-old was appointed as U18s manager in the summer of 2021, replacing Paul Stancliffe who he assisted for two seasons prior.  

He has excelled during a short space of time making himself a popular figure amongst staff, parents, and players.  

He has played an influential part in the development of promising prospects within the Academy who have all seen their performances improve each week under his leadership. 

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McSheffrey looking forward to leading Rovers

29 December 2021

Doncaster Rovers chief executive Gavin Baldwin said: “We have candidates in mind for the Academy role but we will test the market to make sure we get the best candidate for that position.

“The Academy is producing some good players for the future and productivity is probably as high as it has ever been. So the appointment has to be right.

“We will be talking to Gary about what he wants from that role and how he wants the players to look when they join the first-team squad.”

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Chief executive discusses McSheffrey appointment

29 December 2021

Gary will be joined by Academy coaches Frank Sinclair and Steve Hernandez in the first-team's new coaching set-up.

On behalf of everyone connected to Rovers Academy we wish Gary, Frank and Steve all the best in their new roles.

Academy manager Tony Cook and head of Academy coaching Steve Welsh will continue to lead the U18s until a permanent appointment is made.  


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