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DRFC - Doncaster Rovers v Wolves preview

DRFC - Doncaster Rovers v Wolves preview

Doncaster entertain Wolves this Saturday in a top v bottom clash hoping to get their survival bid back on track.

Form

Doncaster
Doncaster lost last weekend 2-1 at Crystal Palace conceding the winner in the last minute after playing almost 70 minutes with ten men.
The last time they played at home they beat Plymouth Argyle 1-0.

Recent home form (last game first) WDWDLD

Wolves
Wolves continued to fast pace at the top of the table last weekend with a 2-0 home victory against Barnsley.
The last time they played away they lost 1-0 at QPR in front of the Sky TV cameras.

Recent away form (last game first) LWWWWL


Team News

Doncaster
Rovers will be without suspended duo Matt Mills and Martin Woods along with injured players James Hayter, Sean McDaid and Gordon Greer. Rovers are hopeful that both James Coppinger and Brian Stock will return to the side.

Wolves
The table toppers are hopeful that leading scorer Chris Iwelumo will return to the starting line up after missing the last few games.
They are also hopeful that Jody Craddock will return after getting over his broken toe.
Still sidelined are keeper Matt Murray and defender George Elokobi both with knee injuries.

History

The two clubs have only ever met on four occasions in the long history of the two clubs.

I remember Rovers last visit to Molineux in 1985 fondly when two long range efforts from Colin Douglas gained Rovers all three points, the ground at the time only had two stands open and one of those the pitch was about 40 yards from the stand!

Full list of results

1923/24 Wolves 1-0 Doncaster Rovers
1923/24 Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Wolves
1985/86 Wolves 1-2 Doncaster Rovers
1985/86 Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Wolves


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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Friday December 19 2008
Time: 6:29PM

Comments

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Wolves are on fire. Sorry Donny.
abesaint
19/12/2008 18:47:00
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This is the sort of game we usually take points from.
dazza71
19/12/2008 19:28:00
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