Doncaster Rovers: Why Ferguson is such a fan of Beestin

Try as he might to avoid talking up the qualities of Alfie Beestin, Darren Ferguson cannot help but wax lyrical about the Doncaster Rovers starlet.

Joe Newell scores in the 103rd minute. Pictures: Dean Atkins

How a derby turned in 13 minutes of mayhem: Rotherham United 2 Doncaster Rovers 1

The talk beforehand had been of tin hats. The derby was won by men of steel.

Doncaster Rovers manager Darren Ferguson appeals. Picture: Marie Caley

Doncaster Rovers: Boss Darren Ferguson raps ref but says FA Cup defeat was side’s own fault

Darren Ferguson said Doncaster Rovers only had themselves to blame for their FA Cup exit at the hands of Rochdale.

Neil Redfearn, Belles' head coach

Watford 0 Doncaster Rovers Belles 2: Belles give Neil Redfearn flying start as new boss

It was a winning start for new manager Neil Redfearn as Doncaster Rovers Belles continued their impressive form at the top of FA Women’s Super League 2 with victory over Watford.

West Ham boss David Moyes.

Rumour Mill: Chelsea join race for Lemar, Moyes eyes up Moore

Here are today’s main stories from football’s rumour mill as we head towards the January transfer window.


Rotherham United players are Bluebell Wood’s latest signings for Christmas jumper day

Rotherham United players are among the latest signings to Bluebell Wood’s Christmas Jumper Day 2017.

Alfie Beestin made both goals in Rovers' 2-1 win    Picture: Marie Caley

Doncaster Rovers: Why Darren Ferguson took extra satisfaction from Alfie Beestin’s game-changing cameo

Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson says Alfie Beestin’s game-changing cameo against MK Dons helped back up his philosophy for the club.

Matt Challinor made his 200th appearance for the Knights - Picture Scott Merrylees

Doncaster Knights boss Clive Griffiths takes positives from draw with Bedford

Despite a late converted try denying Doncaster Knights their first victory in four Championship games, Clive Griffiths rightly took the positives from their 25-25 draw against third-placed Bedford Blues at Castle Park.

Darren Ferguson: Pleased with Rovers' performance

solid show pleases boss

Darren Ferguson was delighted with the resilience his Doncaster Rovers side showed in the goalless draw with Fleetwood Town.

John Marquis impressed at Fleetwood

What’s the word on Rovers after creditable away draw? Fleetwood Town 0 Doncaster 0

Once the word was concentration. Then it was consistency. Now it is progress.

Simon Humberstone's late drop kick was wide. Picture: Chris Etchells

Doncaster Knights 25 Bedford Blues 25: Knights have to settle for draw after last-ditch drop-kick miss

Fly-half Simon Humberstone missed out on becoming Doncaster Knights’ match-winning hero in the club’s Championship clash against Bedford Blues at Castle Park.

John Marquis threatens for Rovers.  Picture Chris Etchells

Doncaster Rovers: Rotherham draw ‘like a defeat’ but Ferguson has no complaints with players

Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson admitted his side’s draw with Rotherham United felt like a defeat but said he had no complaints with his players.

Belles  scorer Kirsty Hanson.  Picture: Marie Caley

Birmingham City 3 Doncaster Rovers Belles 2: Belles pipped by last year’s beaten finalists

Doncaster Rovers Belles were pipped 3-2 at last season’s beaten finalists Birmingham City in a FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup group match yesterday.

Rovers manager Darren Ferguson

Doncaster Rovers manager Darren Ferguson says striking talent in League One teams underlines strength of division

Darren Ferguson feels the might of the strike forces of some of the division’s perennial strugglers shows just how difficult a task League One is this season.

Scorer Ben Whiteman

Liam Hoden analyses Doncaster Rovers’ battling 1-0 win at Bury

There are plenty of ways to produce a reaction to a disappointing performance.

Star man Jordan Houghton

Doncaster Rovers: Player ratings from the Bury clash

The Star’s Rovers man, Liam Hoden, assesses the performances at Gigg Lane.

Rovers manager Darren Ferguson at the Walsall match. Picture: Chris Etchells

Doncaster Rovers: Players guilty of ‘waiting for things to happen’ - Ferguson

Darren Ferguson said his players were guilty of “waiting for things to happen” in Doncaster Rovers’ shock 3-0 home defeat to Walsall.

Doncaster goal keeper Ian Lawlor was caught in the wrong position.  Picture: Chris Etchells

Charlton Athletic 1 Doncaster Rovers 0: Rovers paying price for lack of quality in final third

It is clear that is going to take more than one win to jolt Doncaster Rovers back into life.

Rovers' star man Rodney Kongolo challenges  Bradford's Adam Chicksen.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Bradford City 2 Doncaster Rovers 0: Fine performance is no consolation for Rovers

A good performance. A poor result. Sound familiar?

Doncaster's keeper Marko Marosi appeals for obstruction and Charlie Wyke's goal is disallowed.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Doncaster Rovers: Changes will have to come, says manager Darren Ferguson

Darren Ferguson says he will be forced to change personnel if Doncaster Rovers continue to make the same costly mistakes.

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