Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC - Man in the middle

DRFC - Man in the middle

Anthony Bates will be the man in charge for Doncaster`s Championship match against Sheffield United on Tuesday night.

Mr Bates so far this season has not flashed the card around too much, in the 9 games that he`s refereed he`s only shown 19 yellow cards and 1 red.

Last season he refereed 36 games showing 85 yellow cards and 2 reds.

The last time he was in charge of a Doncaster Rovers game was in the Johnstones Paint Trophy match last season at Grimsby when after a 2-2 draw he crucially adjudged Rovers keeper Ben Smith had come too far off his line. The decision looked very harsh and eventually cost Rovers a place in the next round.

The last time he was in charge of Sheffield United was last season when the Blades lost 2-1 at home against Southampton in the Championship when he booked five players.


Referee: Mr A. Bates (Staffordshire)
Assistants: R Fletcher & W.D Smallwood
Fourth Official: Mr K.D.G Lawson




Join Vital Doncaster Rovers!

With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!

You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.

Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.

So why not join Vital today?

It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved

Message Board

To visit the message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Doncaster .



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Monday September 29 2008
Time: 7:19PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

DRFC Ferguson - Players Have Let Everybody Down

Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson felt the players let down everybody down with their performance in the 3-0 defeat to Walsall

Mistakes Cost Rovers

Doncaster Rovers inconsistent form continued as they went down to a 3-0 defeat to Walsall at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Doncaster were looking to build on their midweek win against Portsmouth but th

Stats: Doncaster Rovers v Walsall

All the stats from Doncaster Rovers (0) vs (3) Walsall, Keepmoat, 21/10/17 3pm Att: 7,391

DRFC Marquis Back For Doncaster

Doncaster team to face Walsall

Archived Vital Donny Articles

Vital Donny articles from

Site Journalists

DonnyEd
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where do you think Rovers main problem is this season?
Suggested By:
Goal1%
Defence0%
Midfield12%
Attack62%
Manager25%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.1879Rovers9
2.Dblido4
3.DonnyEd2
Write for Vital Football