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DRFC - Watford v Doncaster Rovers preview

Doncaster go to Vicarage Road on Saturday hoping to extend their unbeaten run to four games.

Watford will welcome new manager Brendan Rodgers for his first game in charge of the club.

Form

Watford
Watford have taken four points from their last two games with a good 3-0 home win against QPR, they then took a point in a 1-1 at Bristol City in midweek.

Recent results (Last game first)
DWLWLL

Doncaster
Doncaster have kept two clean sheets in the last week, unfortunately they have also managed to draw two blanks in 0-0 draws against Burnley and Nottingham Forest.

Recent results (Last game first) DDWLDL

Team News

Watford
The Hornets will be without Darren Ward who fractured his cheekbone in midweek.
Mart Poom is the only other player injured so new Hornets boss Rodgers has almost a full squad to choose from which will include new loan signing Liam Bridcutt from Chelsea.

Doncaster
Rovers will be without James Hayter who suffered a knee injury in midweek. Also out are long term injured players Jos Van Nieuwstadt and Sean McDaid.
The visitors are likely to include new loan striker Steve Brooker from Bristol City in their squad.

History

This will be the first meeting between the two clubs for thirty years; Rovers will be hoping to improve on that last meeting when they lost 6-0 at Vicarage Road.

The two clubs have never drawn at Watford with the home side winning four and Doncaster winning two.

Full list of results at Watford (League unless stated)
1954/55 Watford 1-2 Doncaster Rovers FA Cup
1959/60 Watford 1-2 Doncaster Rovers
1966/67 Watford 4-1 Doncaster Rovers
1975/76 Watford 2-1 Doncaster Rovers
1976/77 Watford 5-1 Doncaster Rovers
1977/78 Watford 6-0 Doncaster Rovers



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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Friday November 28 2008
Time: 7:24PM

Comments

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sorry lads the Chelsea connection (Brendan Rodgers) makes us go for a Hornets win!
merlin
28/11/2008 19:29:00
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I am little more optimistic for Rovers now they have signed a forward.
dazza71
28/11/2008 20:26:00
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