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DRFC - Doncaster Rovers v Ipswich Town Preview

Doncaster entertain Ipswich Town on Saturday in front of the Sky TV cameras.


Rovers go into the game on the back of a 1-0 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday, their twelfth game in a row without victory.
So far this season at home Rovers have won one, drawn three and lost four.

Ipswich won last weekend 1-0 at Blackpool to extend their unbeaten run to five games.
So far this season on their travels they have won two, drawn three and lost two.

Team News

Gareth Roberts is struggling with injury and has not trained all week. James Chambers is most likely to replace him in defence.

Danny Haynes is back in training after recovering from an abductor strain.
Darren Ambrose has returned to Ipswich on loan from Charlton and may go straight into the side.

Jim Magilton is considering dropping David Norris after his misdemeanour at Blackpool last week.


The two clubs paths have only crossed on five previous occasions. The most recent game between the two was a Carling Cup tie in 2004 when Doncaster won 2-0 at Belle Vue.
This will be the first League clash between the two since 1958.

Full history (League unless stated)

1954/55 Ipswich Town 5-1 Doncaster Rovers
1954/55 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Ipswich Town
1957/58 Ipswich Town 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
1957/58 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Ipswich Town
2004/05 Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Ipswich Town League Cup

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The Journalist

Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 13 2008

Time: 8:31PM

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I really fancy us to get a victory this weekend.
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13/11/2008 20:34:00

You think this might be the turning point, Dazza?
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14/11/2008 20:57:00

I hope so!!!
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15/11/2008 07:00:00

I Told you we would win, I hope thats the start of a decent run, Forest and Watford before the months out!
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16/11/2008 14:12:00


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