Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC - Blackpool v Doncaster preview

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




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

Message Board

To visit the message board, click here.

Get involved

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 .









Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

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

Comments

0
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
0
Keepgoing Donny and you'll stay up
Tiny T
06/02/2009 21:08:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Blackpool - Match Officials

Match officials for the game between Doncaster Rovers and Blackpool

DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Blackpool - History

Vital Doncaster looks at the head-to-head record between Doncaster Rovers and Blackpool at Belle Vue and the Keepmoat over the years

Sky's 10 In 10 - Who Features?

Sky Sports being their festive 10 in 10 this week, so who features in the football screening overload for 2016/17?

November MotM Nomination - Ferguson

The November nominations for the Sky Bet League 2 Manager of the Month Award are in.

Archived Vital Donny Articles

Vital Donny articles from

Site Journalists

DonnyEd
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How do you think Rovers will do against Blackppol?
Suggested By:
Win in normal time56%
Lose in normal time22%
Win on penalties22%
Lose on penalties0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 19 12 3 4 39 14
2 Carlisle 19 10 8 1 38 14
3 Plymouth 19 12 2 5 38 8
4 Portsmouth 19 9 4 6 31 12
5 Luton 19 8 7 4 31 10
6 Yeovil 19 8 4 7 28 1
7 Wycombe 19 8 4 7 28 1
8 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 27 11
9 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
10 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
11 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
12 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
13 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
14 Stevenage 18 7 3 8 24 -1
15 Colchester 19 6 5 8 23 1
16 Crawley 19 6 5 8 23 -11
17 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
18 Hartlepool 19 5 7 7 22 -4
19 Notts County 19 6 4 9 22 -8
20 Accrington 19 5 6 8 21 -5
21 Exeter 19 6 2 11 20 -5
22 Leyton Orient 19 5 3 11 18 -5
23 Cheltenham 19 3 9 7 18 -8
24 Newport 18 4 5 9 17 -5
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Plymouth Argyle (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 17 2016 12:30PM : Grimsby Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Notts County (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 31 2016 12:15PM : Mansfield Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Stevenage (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 5 2017 7:45PM : Portsmouth (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.DonnyEd10
2.1879Rovers4
Vital Football Comment