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.

By Liam Hoden
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.

League One

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.



Sat 7 - AFC Wimbledon (h)

Sat 14 - Sheffield Wednesday (a)

Tue 17 - Accrington Stanley (a)

Sat 21 - Portsmouth (h)

Sat 28 - Rotherham United (a)


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)


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)


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

Sat 20 - Lincoln City (h)

Tue 23 – Bolton Wanderers (a)

Sat 27 - Burton Albion (a)


Sat 7 – Oxford United (h)

Tue 11 - Shrewsbury Town (h)

Sat 18 - Lincoln City (a)

Sun 26 - Sunderland (h)

Wed 29 - Cambridge United (a)


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)


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)


Sat 5 - Cheltenham Town (a)

Sat 12 – Gillingham (h)

Sat 19 - Fleetwood Town (a)

Sat 26 - Charlton Athletic (h)


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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