Doncaster Rovers to host Championship opposition in pre-season

Doncaster Rovers will host Championship side Hull City in pre-season.

Tuesday, 4th June 2019, 11:57 am
Hull City manager Nigel Adkins

The Tigers will visit the Keepmoat on July 27 in a 2pm kick-off.

It will reunite Rovers boss Grant McCann with his former manager at Scunthorpe United, Nigel Adkins, who is currently in charge of Hull.

The game will close out Rovers’ pre-season programme, which will begin with a trip to Rossington Main on July 9 in the traditional local match.

McCann’s side will also visit Gainsborough Trinity (July 13), FC Halifax Town (July 16) and Grimsby Town (July 20).

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Rovers are hoping to arrange another friendly with Championship opposition at the Keepmoat this summer.