Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC Former Doncaster Defender Bill Green Has Died

DRFC Former Doncaster Defender Bill Green Has Died

Former Doncaster Rovers defender Bill Green has died at the age of 66.

The vastly experienced defender had been working as a chief scout at Premier League side Southampton until his untimely death after a short illness.

Green made almost 500 career appearances with Hartlepool, Carlisle United, West Ham United, Peterborough United and Chesterfield before joining Doncaster in 1983.

Billy Bremner brought the defender to Belle Vue as he looked to add experience to his squad and bounce straight back from the previous seasons relegation.

Green made 11 appearances for Doncaster and he was part of the side that won promotion to the Third Division in 1983/84 but his season was curtailed by a serious knee injury that forced him to retire from the game.

He moved into management and he had spells with Scunthorpe United and Buxton as well as a short spell as caretaker manager at Sheffield Wednesday.

Green then turned his attention to scouting and after spells with Derby County, Sheffield Wednesday, Wigan Athletic and Bolton Wanderers he joined Southampton in 2011, where he worked until his recent death.

Join The Vital Debate

Join Vital Doncaster Rovers!

With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!

Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.

So why not join Vital today?

It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved

Message Board

To visit the message board, click here.

Get involved

Bookmark and Share

Vital Doncaster on:

Vital Doncaster on:

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Date:Tuesday August 22 2017
Time: 8:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

EFL Clubs Agree Early Transfer Window Closure

Within the last hour the EFL have confirmed that member clubs have agreed to changes to the summer transfer window deadline and from next season...

EFL Summer Transfer Window Vote Imminent

EFL member clubs are set to vote on changes to the summer transfer window today.

Anderson In Team Of The Week (19/2/18)

Doncaster Rovers are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected following the clash with Fleetwood Town.

DRFC Rotherham Game Close To A Sell-Out

Tickets almost all gone for South Yorkshire derby

Doncaster Rovers Archived Articles

Vital Donny articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the match v Fleetwood?
Suggested By:
Marosi 18%
Alcock 12%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

Vital Football Comment