When he made his debut at Gigg Lane last Saturday goalkeeper Sam Slocombe became the 900th player to make his Football League debut for Rovers.
The following list celebrates each century of debutants since Rovers entered the Football League in 1920.
100th debutant – John Russell (1927)
200th debutant – Stanley Prout (1934)
300th debutant – Maurice Lockier (1949)
400th debutant – Peter Higgins (1969)
500th debutant – Paul Raynor (1985)
600th debutant – Josh Low (1996)
700th debutant – Graham Hyde (2002)
800th debutant – Gavin Williams (2011)
Thanks to Mike Jay for the stats.