WHILE schoolgirl fans of One Direction were fretting at school, doting parents and grandparents were queueing up to ensure they got tickets for band member Louis Tomlinson’s appearance at the Keepmoat Stadium in Doncaster.
Louis, from Bessacarr, has arranged a charity football match at the stadium between a Doncaster Rovers side and his pub team, the Three Horseshoes from Branton,
And with tickets for his charity soccer match at the stadium going on sale at 9am yesterday, it was down to the parents to be there when the doors opened.
Rovers said demand for tickets, especially over the phone, had ‘gone mad’.
The club is expecting the match on Monday, October 22, to be a sell-out with up to 15,000 cheering every time Louis touches the ball.
Proceeds are going to the Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice in North Anston.
Steve Uttley, Rovers media manager, said: “The phones never stopped all morning. It just went mad and was really busy.
“At one stage we had 4,000 people in the phone booking queue.”
Remaining tickets are available from 0844 324 5590.