Family football festival to be launched at Coventry match

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Rovers will host The Football League’s Family Football Festival at Saturday’s game against Coventry with entertainment for the whole family.

There will be fun filled activities for all the family to enjoy before, during and after the match including a fancy dress competition, face-painting and exciting half-time entertainment at the Keepmoat.

The Family Football Festival aims to encourage families to enjoy time together at an exciting Football League game. Running from October to December, the festival sees family activities across participating Football League clubs this autumn.

Spread over 47 npower Football League matches, the festival will feature tailored family entertainment before, during and after matches. Detail are available through

David Malkinson, Head of Marketing at The Football League, says: “We feel very strongly that football is a sport that appeals to the whole family. Modern football is an extremely accessible, offers good value for money and a place where families can enjoy each other’s company as well as the action on the pitch. A day at football can help bring a family together in an exciting and sociable environment.”