1D star makes Doncaster debut

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson made his professional football debut for Doncaster last night, delighting 5,000 fans with his cameo.

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Harry Styles wins injunction against photographers

Harry Styles
Styles has complained of the 'crazy pursuit' of photographers Credit: Yui Mok/PA

One Direction's Harry Styles has won permanent High Court orders against four members of the paparazzi in his legal battle to end the "crazy pursuit" of him.

The injunction prevents the photographers from pursuing the singer by car or motorcycle.

It also stops them from placing him under surveillance, loitering or waiting within 50 metres of his place of residence to monitor his movements or take photos of him.

His barrister told a judge in London today that four individuals had so far been identified since harassment proceedings were launched last year.

All four were handed permanent injunctions while efforts to identify others are ongoing.

In December, One Direction star Styles, now 20, went to court as a last resort after trying to persuade a number of photographers to stop their behaviour voluntarily.

Read: Prince Harry beats Styles on 'most wanted' list


Fans tweet 1D star Louis Tomlinson in Doncaster shirt

One Direction and Doncaster fans have tweeted photos of Louis Tomlinson wearing the Rovers shirt as the star made his debut for the reserves team last night.

Read: Louis Tomlinson makes Doncaster Rovers debut


1D star 'will never forget pulling on Doncaster shirt'

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has said he will "never forget pulling on my own Doncaster Rovers shirt" after he made his professional debut for the reserves team in front of more than 5,000 fans.

Tomlinson, 22, was greeted with a rapturous reception after coming on as a 65th minute substitution at right back during the 0-0 draw.


Wow what an incredible experience . Can't put into words how I feel :) I will never forget pulling on my own Doncaster Rovers shirt !!


Really can't thank the team, the gaffer and every single person involved at Doncaster Rovers enough ! I feel like a 10 year old again !


And obviously a huge huge thank you to everyone who came down :) a real credit to our fans :) hope it was a good day out !

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Louis Tomlinson makes his professional football debut

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson made his professional football debut for Doncaster reserves tonight, in front of more than 5,000 1D fans.

Rovers supporter Tomlinson came on as a second-half substitute in the fixture against Rotherham, which ended in a 0-0 draw.

Louis Tomlinson arriving at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster where he made his debut for the reserves. Credit: Press Association

His arrival at right-back was greeted by a deafening ovation from the crowd - consisting mostly of die-hard 'Directioners' who had come from as far afield as America and Mexico to watch him play for charity.

The singer had limited chances to showcase his footballing skills and fell on his backside in the 89th minute when he attempted a pass.

With a world tour already booked, the 22-year-old is unlikely to be back at Rovers any time soon but the day served its primary purpose in raising funds for the Bluebell Wood Children's hospice, for which Tomlinson serves as a patron.

Read: One Direction ‘most popular act in the world’


Superfan travels to Doncaster from USA to see Louis

This fan made a transatlantic journey to see the popstar

A One Direction superfan has travelled from America to watch Louis Tomlinson make his debut for Doncaster Rovers.

The singer will feature at full-back for the Championship side's reserves team.

Read: Louis Tomlinson set for Doncaster Rovers debut

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