Brendan Maloy
Wednesday February 26th, 2014

(Ian Horrocks/Newcastle United/Getty Images) Louis Tomlinson and the rest of One Direction have previously practiced with Newcastle United. (Ian Horrocks/Newcastle United/Getty Images)

Tweens rejoice! Louis Tomlinson of the pop group One Direction will be playing in a Final Third Development League game for the Doncaster Rovers.

The Rovers, who play in England's second highest league this season, told the BBC that they normally sell around a hundred tickets for their second stringers' matches, but have moved over four thousand for Tomlinson's appearance this week. And he's trying to live up to the hype:

"Louis has been training hard over the past month with Brian Flynn and the lads ahead of the game, including a long session today with the reserve players."

Tomlinson signed a non-contract agreement to play with the club last summer, and was set to play in an earlier match but was injured while pretending to be a soccer player in a charity match for Scottish club Celtic (not a good sign). [BBC]

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