Start time confirmed for Doncaster Rovers' trip to Shrewsbury Town as EFL announce final day and play-off schedule

Doncaster Rovers’ trip to Shrewsbury Town on Saturday will now kick off at 12.30pm to avoid a clash with the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh.

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The EFL declared their intention for all scheduled 3pm kick-offs to be rearranged so as to not take place at the same time as the funeral of Prince Philip, who died on Friday at the age of 99.

It has also been confirmed that Rovers’ final game of the season, at home to Peterborough United, will take place on Sunday, May 9 with a noon start time.

The EFL have announced dates for play-off matches in League One.

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The first legs of the semi-finals will take place on Tuesday May 18 and Wednesday May 19 with 6pm kick-offs, with the second legs to follow on Friday May 21 at 7.45pm and Saturday May 22 at 3pm.

The final will be held at Wembley on Sunday May 30 at 3pm.


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