Doncaster Rovers v Wrexham: Grant McCann urges fans to keep the positivity snowballing

Doncaster Rovers went top of their league on Friday – and keeping everyone smiling is how Grant McCann plans to make the most of it.

After the transfer window shut Doncaster reset the League Two table, displaying their version in the Cantley Park canteen. Rovers’ fourth straight victory as Wrexham beat Mansfield Town on Friday sent them top going into the latest round of fixtures.

Rovers and visitors Wrexham go last in it, and manager McCann is hoping a big home crowd can keep the positivity new contracts for Ben Close, Zain Westbrooke, James Maxwell and captain Richard Wood has snowballed going.

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“We’re playing against a very strong Wrexham team (third in the actual table, fourth in Doncaster's) and we’d love for the fans to create a huge atmosphere for us because I’m sure there’ll be a few Wrexham fans there," said McCann, without the suspended Tom Anderson on Tuesday.

IMPROVEMENT: Doncaster Rovers manager Grant McCannIMPROVEMENT: Doncaster Rovers manager Grant McCann
IMPROVEMENT: Doncaster Rovers manager Grant McCann

“If we can get the Donny fans there and hopefully roar us on to another win, that’d be great.”

Former Hull City and Rotherham United loanee Hakeeb Adelakun, who joined in January, has been hugely important.

The 27-year-old scored six of their 21 goals in the 11 games since the reset and keeping him happy has been a big factor in the resurgence from 22nd since.

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“He’s got serious ability and everyone has seen that since he’s been here," said McCann.

“All we have done is unleash his talent and let him go and play his game, be free and create things.

“He’s really enjoying it. He’s playing with a smile on his face and I’m really pleased for him.”

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