Saturday 4th March 2017
On This Day in Doncaster History more»1903: Doncaster Rovers suffer their largest League defeat 0-12 away at Small Heath, Birmingham.
1952: Doncaster Rovers host and play the first floodlit match outside of London, beating Hibernian.
1999: Doncaster Rovers chairman and director Ken Richardson is jailed for 4 years for conspiracy to burn down the main stand.
2003: Doncaster owner John Ryan became the oldest player to turn out for a professional British club (52years 11months).
17 Years Ago Today
250 colliery dinner ladies across Yorkshire to receive £40k after 20-year fair-pay dispute is settled.
55 Years Ago Today
Doncaster's record breaking Mallard locomotive taken out of service.
75 Years Ago Today
Crooner Tony Christie from Conisbrough was born.»
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