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DRFC - Doncaster Rovers v Blackpool preview

Doncaster entertain Blackpool hoping to bring to an end to six straight defeats that have seen them sink to second from bottom of the table.

Form
Before the international break Doncaster lost 4-1 at Barnsley after leading 1-0, Barnsley had also been reduced to ten men.
At home Doncaster have beat Coventry and drawn with Cardiff City whilst losing the other three against Charlton, Southampton and Sheffield United.

Blackpool drew their last game 1-1 with Cardiff City at Bloomfield Road thanks to a last minute equaliser.
So far on their travels they have had impressive wins at Birmingham and Southampton, they have also drawn at Norwich and QPR whilst their only defeat came at Burnley.

Team News
Doncaster
Rovers will definitely be without Richie Wellens who is suffering from a groin injury. Brian Stock has been receiving lengthy treatment on his troublesome back injury and Gareth Taylor has been on the treatment table with a hamstring injury.

Blackpool
The Tangerine`s will be without Stephen Crainey (groin) and Jermaine Wright (Achilles).
They are hoping to have Claus Jorgensen fit who has been recovering from a groin injury.

History
The two clubs will be meeting at The Keepmoat Stadium for the first time, on eighteen previous meetings at Doncaster the home side have won eight, Blackpool have won five and five have been drawn.

Full list of results at Doncaster (League unless stated)

1901/02 Doncaster Rovers 4-3 Blackpool
1902/03 Doncaster Rovers 3-0 Blackpool
1904/05 Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Blackpool
1935/36 Doncaster Rovers 0-3 Blackpool
1936/37 Doncaster Rovers 0-4 Blackpool
1980/81 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Blackpool FA Cup
1983/84 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Blackpool
1985/86 Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Blackpool
1986/87 Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Blackpool
1987/88 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Blackpool
1990/91 Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Blackpool
1991/92 Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Blackpool
1991/92 Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Blackpool Associate Members Cup
1993/94 Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Blackpool League Cup
2004/05 Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Blackpool
2005/06 Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Blackpool
2005/06 Doncaster Rovers 4-1 Blackpool FA Cup
2006/07 Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Blackpool




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Date:Saturday October 18 2008

Time: 10:02AM

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