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Football: One Direction star pops up at Doncaster

Published on Jan 24, 2014 6:05 AM
 
One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson of the band One Direction performs on ABC's Good Morning America inside Central Park in New York, on Nov 26, 2013. Louis Tomlinson will trade in his microphone for football boots next month when he makes his debut for the reserve team of English second division outfit, Doncaster Rovers. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (AFP) - One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson will trade in his microphone for football boots next month when he makes his debut for the reserve team of English second division outfit, Doncaster Rovers.

The 22-year-old performer grew up in the gritty Yorkshire town and joined his local team on a non-contract basis last year.

"We are very much looking forward to Louis making his Rovers debut and I know that he can't wait either," Rovers chief executive Gavin Baldwin told the BBC.

"Louis has an incredibly busy schedule and we have been working hard with him to ensure we can get a date in his diary for the game.

 
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