Seasons in Retrospect; 1973-74

Seasons in Retrospect; 1973-74

In popular STAND this season we serialised Ray Jest‘s detailed account of the 1973-74 season. Unfortunately, due to print deadlines and copy space we omitted to bring you the concluding part, and so to address that issue we now present the feature in full. Sit back, light up a Woodbine and crack open a Party Seven, here is Ray’s account of Rovers’ 1973-74 season. Continue reading “Seasons in Retrospect; 1973-74”

Voice of the Pop Side: The Sheffield County Cup

Voice of the Pop Side: The Sheffield County Cup

As it’s getting close to Christmas we thought we’d offer you a treat by sharing one of the recent articles from our print fanzine online. In Issue 61 the Godfather of Doncaster Rovers fanzine writing and respected Voice of the Pop Side John Coyle turned his attention to the Sheffield & Hallamshire County Cup, and Rovers’ involvement in the now defunct competition. Continue reading “Voice of the Pop Side: The Sheffield County Cup”

Can You Remember The First Time?

Can You Remember The First Time?

 

Those of you familiar with the print edition of popular STAND, or indeed with long enough memories to recall Viva Rovers’ first online incarnation, will be familiar with our statistician. The man who goes by the name of Dutch Uncle, the self-proclaimed only Plaid Cymru voting Rovers fan in the Netherlands. From his underground bunker in Den Haag, Dutch churns out fascinating Doncaster statistics, hewn from the finest annuals money can haggle for on eBay, and if we’re lucky enough, he allows the fanzine to serve as a medium for them. And if we’re not as lucky, he posts them on the forums. Continue reading “Can You Remember The First Time?”