Football: One Direction's Louis Tomlinson to play for Doncaster Rovers
Published on Feb 26, 2014 7:02 AM
LONDON (AFP) - Pop singer Louis Tomlinson, one of the stars of teen heart-throb band One Direction, will make his debut for English second-tier side Doncaster Rovers in a reserve match on Wednesday.
Tomlinson, 22, a fan of the club from Yorkshire in northern England and one of the five members of the multi-million selling boy band, agreed a a non-contract deal last year as part of an association with the club in aid of a children's hospice.
It had been planned he would play in September but he had to withdraw after being injured in a charity match.
However, it is expected he would take some part when Doncaster reserves face local rivals Rotherham on Wednesday.
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