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DRFC - Doncaster Rovers v Swansea City preview

Doncaster entertain Swansea on Saturday sitting at the foot of the Championship after a run of only one point in the last ten games.

Form
Doncaster lost in midweek to fellow relegation threatened Barnsley 1-0 at home. So far this season they have won one, drawn two and lost four at home.

Swansea also lost in midweek to top of the table Wolves 2-1 at Molineux.
So far on their travels they have won two, drawn one and lost four.

Team News
Doncaster could put new signing Shelton Martis into the side with a number of defenders out or struggling with injury.
Richie Wellens may be back in the squad after being sidelined for three weeks with a groin injury.
Brian Stock returns after a one match suspension.

Swansea are without Tom Butler (hamstring), Andrea Orlandi, Dorus De Vries (jaw) and Marcus Painter (knee).


History
The clubs have met at Doncaster on twenty eight occasions with Doncaster winning fourteen, Swansea eight and six draws.

When the two clubs met at The Keepmoat last season Swansea ran out comprehensive winners 4-0.

Last ten meetings at Doncaster (League unless stated)

1976/77 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Swansea City
1977/78 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Swansea City
1984/85 Doncaster Rovers 4-1 Swansea City
1985/86 Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Swansea City
1996/97 Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Swansea City
1997/98 Doncaster Rovers 0-3 Swansea City
2003/04 Doncaster Rovers 3-1 Swansea City
2005/06 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Swansea City
2006/07 Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Swansea City
2007/08 Doncaster Rovers 0-4 Swansea City



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Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 1 2008

Time: 8:06AM

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Swansea were excellent at the Keepmoat last season and you can see why they have started life ok in the Championship.
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