Revealed: Doncaster Rovers' League One fixtures for the new campaign

Doncaster Rovers will open the Richie Wellens era at home against AFC Wimbledon on August 7.

Thursday, 24th June 2021, 9:00 am
Updated Thursday, 24th June 2021, 7:42 pm
Keepmoat Stadium. Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images
Keepmoat Stadium. Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images

It will see supporters return to the Keepmoat for a competitive fixture for the first time in 17 months.

After their first round Carabao Cup tie - to be drawn on Thursday afternoon - the following midweek, Rovers will be reunited with former boss Darren Moore for the first time since his departure as they visit Sheffield Wednesday on August 14.

A trip to Accrington Stanley on August 17 is followed by a home game against Portsmouth on August 21.

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And Rovers round off the first month of the campaign away at neighbours Rotherham United.

Wellens’ men will close the campaign with a trip to Oxford United.

Boxing Day will see Rovers host fallen giants Sunderland at the Keepmoat with New Year’s Day bringing a trip to newly promoted Morecambe, with a visit to Cambridge United sandwiched between on December 29.

The return fixtures in the South Yorkshire derbies will see Rovers host Rotherham on January 8 and Wednesday on February 19.

DONCASTER ROVERS’ LEAGUE ONE FIXTURES

AUGUST

Sat 7 - AFC Wimbledon (h)

Sat 14 - Sheffield Wednesday (a)

Tue 17 - Accrington Stanley (a)

Sat 21 - Portsmouth (h)

Sat 28 - Rotherham United (a)

SEPTEMBER

Sat 4 - Cambridge United (h) (International date)

Sat 11 - Wigan Athletic (a)

Sat 18 - Morecambe (h)

Sat 25 - Plymouth Argyle (a)

Tue 28 - Ipswich Town (a)

OCTOBER

Sat 2 - MK Dons (h)

Sat 9 - Crewe Alexandra (a) (International date)

Sat 16 - Wycombe Wanderers (h)

Tue 19 - Gillingham (a)

Sat 23 - Cheltenham Town (h)

Sat 30 - Charlton Athletic (a)

NOVEMBER

Sat 13 - Fleetwood Town (h) (International date)

Sat 20 - Lincoln City (h)

Tue 23 – Bolton Wanderers (a)

Sat 27 - Burton Albion (a)

DECEMBER

Sat 7 – Oxford United (h)

Tue 11 - Shrewsbury Town (h)

Sat 18 - Lincoln City (a)

Sun 26 - Sunderland (h)

Wed 29 - Cambridge United (a)

JANUARY

Sat 1 - Morecambe (a)

Sat 8 - Rotherham United (h) (FA Cup round three date)

Sat 15 - Wigan Athletic (h)

Sat 22 - Milton Keynes Dons (a)

Sat 29 - Plymouth Argyle (h) (International date)

FEBRUARY

Sat 5 – Sunderland (a) (FA Cup round four date)

Tue 8 – Ipswich Town (h)

Sat 12 - Portsmouth (a)

Sat 19 - Sheffield Wednesday (h)

Tue 22 – Accrington Stanley (h)

Sat 26 – AFC Wimbledon (a)

MARCH

Sat 5 - Cheltenham Town (a)

Sat 12 – Gillingham (h)

Sat 19 - Fleetwood Town (a)

Sat 26 - Charlton Athletic (h)

APRIL

Sat 2 – Wycombe Wanderers (a)

Sat 9 - Crewe Alexandra (h)

Fri 15 - Bolton Wanderers (h)

Mon 18 - Shrewsbury Town (a)

Sat 23 - Burton Albion (h)

Sat 30 - Oxford United (a)

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