Rovers went through an agonising rollercoaster ride of highs and lows on the final day of the season before the crushing blow of relegation transpired.
Here is how the final day of the season played out in the decisive games at the bottom of the Championship.
12.16pm - Rovers kick off at Leicester. Birmingham kick off at Bolton.
12.29pm - A last ditch tackle from Paul Quinn denies David Nugent a shot on goal after a Leicester break
12.29pm - Lee Novak connects with Paul Caddis’ drilled cross but sends it just wide as Birmingham threaten
12.43pm - Nugent breaks but Rovers keeper Sam Johnstone saves well with his legs
12.45pm - GOAL: Martyn Woolford scores for Millwall, putting them on the way to a 1-0 win over Bournemouth which saw them safe
12.49pm - Rovers’ James Coppinger breaks from his own half, nutmegging two men en route to the Leicester box but his one-two with Chris Brown is overhit.
12.49pm - Andy Lonergan superbly denies Novak as Birmingham pile forward
12.53pm - Nikola Zigic heads in for Birmingham from close range but the goal is ruled out for a foul on Matt Mills.
12.55pm - Birmingham’s Hayden Mullins clears and Jermaine Beckford looks to pounce on a certain scoring opportunity.
1.03pm - Half time is called at the King Power Stadium. Leicester 0 Rovers 0
1.04pm - Half time is called at the Reebok Stadium. Bolton 0 Birmingham 0
1.19pm - Second halves begin between Leicester and Rovers and Bolton and Birmingham
1.19pm - SUB: Mitch Hancox replaces Emyr Huws for Birmingham
1.25pm - Gabriel Tamas darts out of the Rovers defence and drills a low shot from 25 yards which is well saved by Kasper Schmeichel
1.31pm - GOAL: Bolton take the lead over Birmingham with a goal from Chung-Yong Lee. Bolton 1 Birmingham 0
1.34pm - SUBS: Federico Macheda and Jordan Ibe are introduced for Birmingham
1.35pm - SUB: Lucas Jutkiewicz comes on for Bolton
1.38pm - SUB: Anthony Knockaert on for Leicester in place of retiring Kevin Phillips
1.41pm - Novak drills wide after controlling Ibe’s pace in a great position for Birmingham
1.42pm - Johnstone saves well from a Leicester substitute Anthony Knockaert’s shot from distance. Johnstone then parries away a driven strike from Nugent from 12 yards out
1.45pm - Lonergan acrobatically saves from Ibe’s free kick for Birmingham
1.48pm - PENALTY: James Husband brings down Riyad Mahrez and referee Paul Tierney gives a penalty to Leicester.
1.49pm - GOAL: David Nugent scores from the spot for Leicester. Leicester 1 Rovers 0
1.50pm - GOAL: Jutkiewicz scores to double Bolton’s lead. Bolton 2 Birmingham 0
1.50pm - SUB: Leicester’s Gary Taylor-Fletcher replaces Lloyd Dyer
1.52pm - GOAL: Zigic heads Birmingham back into the game. Bolton 2 Birmingham 1
1.52pm - Paul Keegan drills well over for Rovers from a good position on the edge of the box
1.54pm - SUB: Leicester’s Dean Hammond comes on for Andy King
1.55pm - SUB: Enda Stevens’ replaces Rovers’ confidence-shot Husband
1.55pm - SUB: Zat Knight comes on for Bolton in place of Lee
1.57pm - SUBS: Rovers send on Billy Sharp and Harry Forrester for Lucas Neill and Dean Furman.
2.00pm - SUBS: Andrew Kellett replaces Beckford for Boltom
2.02pm - Sharp heads a David Cotterill free kick into the ground and over the bar for Rovers.
2.02pm - Jutkiewicz almost scores for Bolton but is denied by Randolph.
2.04pm - Four minutes of added time is called at the King Power Stadium.
2.04pm - Six minutes of added time is called at the Reebok Stadium.
2.06pm - GOAL: Paul Caddis equalises for Birmingham. Bolton 2 Birmingham 2
2.08pm - Full time is called at the King Power Stadium with the scoreline Leicester 1 Rovers 0
2.12pm - Full time is called at the Reebok Stadium with the scoreline Bolton 2 Birmingham 2. Doncaster Rovers are relegated from the Championship.