WATCH: Our Doncaster Rovers writers reflect on the appointment of Richie Wellens and the new backroom staff

There is optimism in the air at Doncaster Rovers following the appointment of Richie Wellens as the new manager.

Saturday, 22nd May 2021, 9:10 am

After meeting the new gaffer, Doncaster Free Press editor Liam Hoden and former sports editor Peter Catt sat down to reflect on the appointment plus discuss their interviews with Wellens, assistant manager Noel Hunt, chief executive Gavin Baldwin and talent ID manager Graham Younger plus James Coppinger in his new role at the club.

Click play on the video above to hear their thoughts.

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Richie Wellens is the new manager of Doncaster Rovers. Picture: Andrew Roe/AHPIX

In these confusing and worrying times, local journalism is more vital than ever. Thanks to everyone who helps us ask the questions that matter by taking out a subscription or buying a paper. We stand together. Liam Hoden, editor.