Posts Tagged "Doncaster Rovers"

Sign My Son & I Might Lend You Some Money

By on Nov 15, 2009 in Latest, Non-League | 5 comments

In the olden days, local aldermen and dignitaries would be the people that kept football clubs going. These butchers, bakers and candlestick makers were far from perfect – they were often autocratic, completely insular and frequently treated the supporters of their clubs like dirt – but, for the most part, they partly ran their clubs for the honour of...

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Match Of The Week: Southampton 1-2 Doncaster Rovers

By on Jan 18, 2009 in English League Football | 1 comment

Ten years ago, Southampton and Doncaster Rovers went into their matches desperately seeking points to avoid relegation. Southampton had just been knocked out of the FA Cup by Fulham, who were on their way into the second division of English football under Kevin Keegan. They had won their last league match against Charlton, but a 7-1 defeat at Anfield left them three...

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Rising From The Ashes

By on May 29, 2008 in English League Football, Finance | 1 comment

During the mid to late 1990s, while the Premier League reaped the almost ridiculously ostentatious rewards of the Sky TV boom, supporters of many smaller clubs found themselves having to mobilise against a rash of asset stripping new club owners. Each protest brought its own stark images, be they the collecting tins outside Bootham Crescent as York City were run...

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Football League Play-Off Preview

By on May 23, 2008 in English League Football | 2 comments

It’s that time of year again, when Wembley fills with expectant supporters for the play-off finals. Over the course of Saturday, Sunday and Monday, three matches will be played that decide who will be in what division next season, and it’s time to have a look forward to those three matches, starting with Monday’s match between Stockport County and...

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