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
Join Vital Doncaster Rovers!
With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!
You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.
Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.
So why not join Vital today?
It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved
To visit the message board, click here.
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Doncaster .
Date:Monday January 26 2009
DRFC Johnstone's Paint Trophy 2nd Rd Draw Details (Wednesday September 2 2015)
DRFC Youngster makes non-league loan move (Wednesday September 2 2015)
DRFC Dickov - Wellens move didn't materialise (Wednesday September 2 2015)
Rovers The Penalty Kings Again (Tuesday September 1 2015)
Stats: Doncaster Rovers v Burton Albion (Tuesday September 1 2015)
DRFC Doncaster v Burton - Keegan Back For Rovers (Tuesday September 1 2015)
DRFC Doncaster sign QPR midfielder (Tuesday September 1 2015)
DRFC Rovers to beat the brewers? (Tuesday September 1 2015)
DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Burton Albion Team News (Monday August 31 2015)
DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Burton Albion - Match Officials (Monday August 31 2015)
|13. Port Vale||5||1||3||1||2||6|
|Duo encouraged to step up
» Crewe : 02/09/2015 22:31:00
|Boss pleased with midfielder
» Crewe : 02/09/2015 22:25:01
|Striker tipped to rediscover touch
» Crewe : 02/09/2015 22:18:00
|Manager hails support
» Crewe : 02/09/2015 22:07:00
|DRFC Johnstone's Paint Trophy Draw Details
» Doncaster : 02/09/2015 21:01:00