Sherburn to manage stadium

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John Sherburn has been appointed manager of the Keepmoat Stadium by owners Doncaster Rovers Football Club.

Mr Sherburn, 51, joins the stadium from Doncaster Council, where he was Head of Leisure and Culture.

During his time with the council, he held a number of roles including Leisure Services Manager and general manager of Dearne Valley Leisure Trust.

At the stadium, he will be working alongside facilities manager Julie Nichol.

Mr Sherburn said: “My new role will be very hands on and it is great to be coming back to my roots.

“As stadium manager, I will be responsible for overseeing a number of areas within the Keepmoat including health and safety, maintenance, cleaning, stewards, security and the soccer centre, as well as looking after special events and securing new business for the venue.”

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