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Founded: 1919

Years in NCEL: 1991-

Nickname: The Main

Status: Sheff & Hallam FA

Home Colours: All Blue

Alternate Colours: All Red

Sponsors: Rossington Labour Club

Midweek Matchday: Tuesday

Club Personnel

Chris Glarvey
Assistant Manager/Coach:
Ben Scott
Goalkeeping Coach:
Jordan Wildey

Gerald Murden
Vice President:
Raymond (Maxie) Hughes
Carl Stokes
Vice Chairman:
Doug Lawton
Thomas Henderson
Assistant Treasurer:
Doug Lawton
Gerald Parsons
Commercial Manager:
Carl Stokes
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Ground Details

Welfare Ground
Welfare Ground, Oxford Street, Rossington, Doncaster, DN11 0TE. Tel: (01302) 865524 (Matchdays only)

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General Ground Directions:
From South via M1: Leave M1 at Junction 32 for M18 The North, Doncaster, Hull. Leave at Junction 1 for A631 Rotherham and take 3rd exit onto Bawtry Road/A631. 2nd Exit at next Roundabout and follow road for nearly 6 miles into Tickhill. At monument take a right onto Sunderland Street towards Bawtry and follow road for around a mile. At Tickhill Spital turn left onto the B6463 towards Rossington. Follow the road for around 3 miles, passing through the small hamlet of Hesley before reaching Rossington. Continue on this road until you come to the Roundabout at the end of Stripe Road. Take the 1st Exit towards Rossington Sports Centre and follow this road for approx. a mile over the Railway Crossing and passing the Leisure Centre & Welfare Club on your right. Oxford Street is the next Right after the bowling grounds. The ground is at the end of Oxford Street with parking for cars only. Buses/coaches are advised to park in the Welfare car park back up West End Lane.
From South via A1: Leave A1 at Blyth Junction towards Bawtry A614, Robin Hood Airport. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Bawtry Rd/A614. In quick succession at the next roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on Bawtry Rd/A614. Immediately after exiting the roundabout take the 1st Left towards Harworth, Tickhill (Blyth Road). Follow Road for approx. 2 miles then pass over 2 mini Roundaboutsthen another 1 mile before reaching Tickhill Spital. A quick left then immediately right towards Rossington on the B6463. Then as above.
From North via A1: Leave at Junction 35 Sheffield (M1) Scunthorpe (M180) M18. Take 1st exit at Roundabout onto M18 (N) Doncaster, Scunthorpe (M180), Hull (M62). Leave M18 at Junction 4 towards Doncaster A630. Take 1st exit off Roundabout towards Doncaster. 2nd Exit at Roundabout then 1st Exit at next Roundabout into Armthorpe. Follow the road through Armthorpe and take 1st Exit at next Roundabout towards Old Cantley, Rossington. (Signs are in middle of Roundabout!!) Follow this road through Old Cantley and 2nd Exit at next Roundabout onto Warning Tongue Lane. Passing Yorkshire Wildlife Park on Left. At T Junction turn Left onto Bawtry Road then immediately into the middle lane at Parrots Corner for Rossington B6463. Follow road in to Village and 2nd Exit at Roundabout Towards Rossington Sports Centre. Then as above.
From M180: Merge onto M18 (S) and leave at Junction 4. Then as above.
From M62: Leave at Junction 35, The South, Doncaster M18, Scunthorpe (M180). Leave at Junction 4 as above.

Public Transport:
Station: Doncaster 6m. First South Yorkshire bus 55 from Doncaster (Frenchgate) to Rossington (West End Lane at Oxford Street); six times per hour, takes 27 mins. Then up Oxford Street and ground is at end (m). Note that bus 55 is a circular route in one direction; bus back to Doncaster is thus from same stop.
Public transport directions courtesy of Andy Edwards. Click here to go to his website.

Admission Price: Adults: 4, OAPs: 2, Under 16s: Free.
Capacity: 2000, Cover: 250, Seats: 250
Clubhouse: On ground. Matchdays only. Full bar with in-house catering.
Club Shop: Merchandise available to order.

Club History

League History:
Doncaster Senior League, Yorkshire League, Sheffield County Senior League, Central Midlands League, NCEL
Doncaster Senior League: Champions 1944/45; League Cup 1944/45; Premier Cup 1973/74; Central Midlands League: Prem Div - 1984/85, Cup - 1983/84 1984/85; DDSAL Shield 1990/91
Attendance: 1,243 v Doncaster Rovers - 9/7/2013; Goalscorer: Lee Holmes - 150+; Appearances: Dave Holvey - c250
Players Progressing:
Reg Brian - Blackpool; Bob Forrest - Leeds United, Notts County; Ken Hardwick - Doncaster Rovers, Scunthorpe United, Barrow; Liam Harkin - Doncaster Rovers, Shrewsbury Town, Mansfield Town; Christopher Howe - Doncaster Rovers, LA Galaxy, FC Golden State; Daniel Jarvis - Scarborough; Gary Jones - Doncaster Rovers, Southend United, Notts County, Hartlepool United, Halifax Town; Michael Jones - Doncaster Rovers, Scunthorpe United; Dennis Lievesley - Doncaster Rovers; Harold Lievesley; Joe Lievesley - Arsenal; Brian Makepeace - Doncaster Rovers, Boston United; Darren Mansaram - Grimsby Town; David Moss - Doncaster Rovers, Chesterfield, Patrick Thistle, Falkirk, Dunfermline; Shaw Brothers - West Bromwich Albion, Doncaster Rovers; Ronnie Spence - York City, Scarborough; Jack Teasdale - Doncaster Rovers, England B; Malcolm Webster - Arsenal, Fulham, Southend United, Cambridge United; John Nugent; Jamie Green - Grimsby Town; Jason Stokes - Royal Racing FC Montegnee; Zeph Thomas - Royal Racing FC Montegnee, Cowdenbeath, St Kitts and Nevis.

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