Doncaster Rovers Football Club is a professional association football club based in the town of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. The team competes in League One, the third tier of the English football league system, after promotion from League Two in 2016–17.
The club was founded in 1879 and turned professional in 1885. Doncaster have spent the majority of their playing history between the third and fourth tiers of the English football league system and are one of four clubs to win the Division 4/Division 3/League Two title three times.
The club’s colours have traditionally been red and white. Their home strip is red and white hoops, which has been the main design of the club’s home shirt since 2001.
The associated Doncaster Rovers Belles L.F.C. are one of the most successful women’s clubs in English football.