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DRFC - Blackpool v Doncaster preview

Doncaster travel to the seaside on Saturday hoping to continue their good run of league form at Blackpool.


Form:

Blackpool
The Seasiders won 1-0 at Crystal Palace last Saturday despite having their keeper sent off after only three minutes.

Doncaster
Rovers lost on Wednesday night in an FA Cup replay at Aston Villa 3-1, last time out in the league they drew 1-1 at home against Norwich City.

Recent away form (last game first) LWWDWL

Team news:

Blackpool
Michael Gilks looks set to replace the suspended Paul Rachubka in the Blackpool goal.
New loan signing Charlie Adams from Rangers looks set to make his debut.
Francesco Carratta also arrived on loan from Antwerp and will be in the squad.
Steve McPhee (knee), Keith Southern (ankle), Stephen Crainey (hip), Rob Edwards (hamstring), Ben Burgess (knee), and Jermaine Wright (Achilles) all look set to miss out.

Doncaster Rovers
Dean Shiels arrived from Hibernian on Monday all will go straight in the squad.
Steve Brooker is still not match fit to return to the squad.
Only long term absentees James Hayter and Sean McDaid are definitely missing.


History:
The two clubs have met at Bloomfield Road seventeen times and Rovers have yet to taste victory, of all those games they have only ever achieved four draws!
The two clubs have already met at the Keepmoat this season with the two sides battling out a 0-0 draw.

Full history at Blackpool (league unless stated)

1901/02 Blackpool 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1902/03 Blackpool 4-0 Doncaster Rovers
1904/05 Blackpool 1-0 Doncaster Rovers
1935/36 Blackpool 5-2 Doncaster Rovers
1936/37 Blackpool 1-1 Doncaster Rovers
1949/50 Blackpool 2-1 Doncaster Rovers FA Cup
1983/84 Blackpool 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1985/86 Blackpool 4-0 Doncaster Rovers
1986/87 Blackpool 1-1 Doncaster Rovers
1987/88 Blackpool 4-2 Doncaster Rovers
1990/91 Blackpool 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
1991/92 Blackpool 1-0 Doncaster Rovers
1993/94 Blackpool 3-3 Doncaster Rovers League Cup
2003/04 Blackpool 1-0 Doncaster Rovers Associate Members
2004/05 Blackpool 1-1 Doncaster Rovers
2005/06 Blackpool 4-2 Doncaster Rovers
2006/07 Blackpool 3-1 Doncaster Rovers




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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Friday February 6 2009
Time: 12:41PM

Comments

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It will be a hard game, Blackppol have brought in some good players recently and that was a cracking result at Crystal Palace.
dazza71
06/02/2009 16:01:00
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Keepgoing Donny and you'll stay up
Tiny T
06/02/2009 21:08:00
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