VIDEO: Doncaster Rovers fans in minute's applause after shock death of club stalwart

Fans of Doncaster Rovers staged an emotional tribute to a stalwart of the club following his shock death.

By Darren Burke
Saturday, 2nd April 2022, 7:35 pm

Watch the tribute HERE

Fans of both clubs joined in the tribute with a photo of Richard displayed on the big screen during the 54th minute of the game.

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Supporters held a minute's applause for Richard Bailey. (Photo: Doncaster Rovers FC).

Richard, who worked for the club in a variety of roles, died on Thursday at the age of 54.

There were also chants of ‘there’s only one Richard Bailey’ from the Rovers fans during this afternoon’s 2-0 defeat.

Fans have been left in shock after the club announced his death yesterday.

He was a familar face to fans on matchdays and began working at the club in the 1990s as a community coach.