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Makepeace Testimonial

It has been announced that the last game of football to be played at Belle Vue will be a testimonial match for former player Brian Makepeace.

Makepeace was a very popular player in his time and is still regarded by many fans as one of the best full backs Rovers have had. He played for Rovers between 1951 and 1961.

The game will take place on December 28th.




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Date:Thursday October 5 2006

Time: 10:56AM

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sounds like a great idea to say good bye to the ground in honour of a great past player of yours , well done doncaster !
dazednconfuzed
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05/10/2006 11:07:00

this is a great idea im sure it will be a big crowd
no.1 rover
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05/10/2006 16:05:00

It seems a strange time to do it, isn't there going to be enough games over the christmas period?
dazza71
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05/10/2006 16:43:00

We have not had many testimonials at Rovers. It will be a great jesture.
viking phil
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05/10/2006 19:22:00

Great idea. I wonder if this game might get switched to the new stadium if the Dragons game on Boxing day is called off. Don't we need a dry run in the new stadium before we can have a full capacity league match in it.
NathanDRFC
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06/10/2006 09:35:00

Good l uck to the testimonee and ypur club in its new stadium, i saw it on the way up start of season and it looks rather appealing !!!!
red_chattey
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08/10/2006 10:15:00

 

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