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Automatic hopes still alive

Automatic hopes still alive

Although Carlisle are favourites to join Swansea as the teams gaining automatic promotion to the Championship at the end of the season Doncaster maintained their charge for one of these spots with a 2-0 victory over Swindon on Friday.

Sean McDaid opened the scoring for the home side shortly before the break then Swindon were reduced to 10-men when Hasney Aljofree fouled Mark McCammon. From the resulting penalty Brian Stock converted to secure the 3 points.

Doncaster closed to within 3 points of second placed Carlisle as a result, but they can open that 6 point gap again today should they beat play-off chasing Leeds. Doncaster now look as if they will have to settle for a play-off spot, or can they overturn this deficit?

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Saturday April 12 2008
Time: 10:29AM

Comments

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Donny need to win their last three, I cannot see Carlisle dropping enough points.
dazza71
12/04/2008 12:57:00
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Thanks to Leeds for beating Carlisle, it might come down to goal difference.
temaze10
13/04/2008 00:30:00
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And thats also very very close. Carlisle actually could have a difficult run in with Southend (h), Millwall (a) and hopefully Bournemouth still have the chance of staying up on the last day of the season.
dazza71
13/04/2008 14:31:00
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Said it before on this site, hope you join us in promotion, good luck
cyjax
13/04/2008 17:55:00
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All the best with your push for the next promotion spot..if not see ya in the play-off finals...:-) Yorkshire.Yorkshire.....
kazza
14/04/2008 23:02:00
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Kazza were going up as auto when we get the points back, no playoffs for us. Expect Forest to get through if not us.
Tiny T
21/04/2008 13:45:00
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Hope you do go up if it's not through automatic promotion!
will it ever happen
24/04/2008 09:45:00
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congrats for moving into 2nd, hope leeds don't spoil the party
cyjax
26/04/2008 18:43:00
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