Date:Monday January 26 2009
Doncaster get back to League action on Tuesday night hoping to continue their recent upturn in form against South Yorkshire neighbours Sheffield United.
The Blades beat Charlton Athletic 2-1 at home in the FA Cup on Saturday, in their last league fixture they won 2-0 away at Watford.
Recent home form (last game first) WWWDLL
Rovers earned a creditable 0-0 draw against high flying Premiership side Aston Villa on Saturday in the FA Cup, last time out in the league they beat Southampton 2-1 away to make it three league wins in a row.
Recent away form (last game first) WDWLLD
United welcome back Leigh Bromby and Jamie Ward who were both cup tied at the weekend, Stephen Quinn is available again after suspension.
Ugo Ehiogu looks like being out for the rest of the season after damaging his Achilles.
James Chambers is available again after serving his one match suspension for five yellow cards this season.
Brian Stock picked up a knock in Saturday`s game but should be ok to play.
For two clubs so close geographically they have only ever met nine times in Sheffield and this will be the first meeting since 1982 when Sheffield United won 3-1 on their way to promotion from the old Third Division.
Rovers have never beaten Sheffield United at Bramall Lane with the home side winning six and three games being drawn.
The two clubs met earlier in the season at The Keepmoat with United winning 2-0.
Full list of results at Bramall Lane (league unless stated)
1935/36 Sheffield United 3-0 Doncaster Rovers
1936/37 Sheffield United 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1950/51 Sheffield United 0-0 Doncaster Rovers
1951/52 Sheffield United 1-1 Doncaster Rovers
1952/53 Sheffield United 2-2 Doncaster Rovers
1956/57 Sheffield United 4-0 Doncaster Rovers
1957/58 Sheffield United 3-0 Doncaster Rovers
1977/78 Sheffield United 1-1 Doncaster Rovers League Cup
1982/83 Sheffield United 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
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Date:Monday January 26 2009
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