These are the eight trialists who played for Doncaster Rovers at Rossington Main

There were plenty of unfamiliar faces among the 23 players used by Richie Wellens in Doncaster Rovers’ friendly win at Rossington Main.

Saturday, 10th July 2021, 6:56 pm
Updated Saturday, 10th July 2021, 7:04 pm
Doncaster Rovers in action at Rossington Main. Picture: Andrew Roe/AHPIX

Wellens ran the rule over eight trialists during the 4-0 win, with the goals coming from two of those handed minutes.

Here, we take a look at the octet who featured at Oxford Street.


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The former Manchester United youngster played on the right of a front three in the first half - and certainly made an impact. A hat trick in the opening 45 minutes ensured a scramble to find out exactly who Rovers were handing an opportunity to. The 21-year-old struggled to get involved in the early stages but settled into a groove, working off the shoulder of the last man to pounce on opportunities.

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Back on trial with the Rovers for the second time after being invited in last year. He played in the second half on the right of the front three but managed on 11 minutes before being forced off with injury.
Played as the central striker in the second half. Showed a good turn and powerful driving runs. He won a penalty when clipped by the Rossington keeper and stepped up to fire home confidently.
The former Chesterfield man played on the left of the front three in the first half and got on the ball well, linking with Tommy Rowe. The 31-year-old is a free agent after leaving Wigan Athletic at the end of last season.
The former West Ham United youngster played at centre half alongside Cameron John in the second half. He was not put under a tremendous amount of pressure and looked comfortable.
The former Liverpool academy graduate is a free agent after leaving Belgian club Charleroi earlier this summer. The 28-year-old featured at left back and carried the ball well down the flank, though was caught out for pace on a couple of occasions.
The former Newcastle United youngster operated as the deep lying midfielder in the second half. The 22-year-old looked comfortable in possession and brought others into play.
The 24-year-old former Chelsea youngster played on the right of the midfield three in the second half, pushing forward well.