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DRFC - Doncaster v Wednesday preview

DRFC - Doncaster v Wednesday preview

Doncaster entertain near neighbours Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday hoping to continue with the run of form that has seen them move up the table to 19th position since being bottom at Christmas.

Form:

Doncaster Rovers
Doncaster won away for the fourth game in a row on Saturday when coming from behind to win 3-2 at Blackpool.
Last time out at home they drew 1-1 with Norwich City.

Recent home form (last game first) DDWWLW


Sheffield Wednesday
Wednesday won the steel city derby on Saturday at Bramall Lane 2-1.

Recent away form (last game first) WLDLLD

Team news

Doncaster Rovers
New signing Dean Shiels may still be missing after pulling out of Ireland`s midweek international.
Richie Wellens limped out of last weekends win at Blackpool but hopefully he will be fit.
Matt Mills is struggling with a groin injury.

Sheffield Wednesday
Francis Jeffers is still missing following his recent sending off at Nottingham Forest.
Akpo Sodje is back in training but not quite match fit.


History:

The two clubs have only ever met on seven occasions at Doncaster and the home have yet to taste victory, Wednesday have won five with two games being drawn.

This shouldn`t worry Rovers fans to much has they have just recorded their first ever wins at both Sheffield United and Blackpool recently.

The two clubs have already met this season with Wednesday winning 1-0 at Hillsborough in November.

Full list of results (League unless stated)

1947/48 Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Sheffield Wednesday
1947/48 Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
1951/52 Sheffield Wednesday 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1951/52 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday
1955/56 Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Sheffield Wednesday
1955/56 Sheffield Wednesday 5-2 Doncaster Rovers
1977/78 Sheffield Wednesday 5-2 Doncaster Rovers League Cup
1977/78 Doncaster Rovers 0-3 Sheffield Wednesday League Cup
1978/79 Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Sheffield Wednesday League Cup
1978/79 Sheffield Wednesday 0-1 Doncaster Rovers League Cup
1978/79 Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Sheffield Wednesday League Cup replay
2004/05 Doncaster Rovers 0-4 Sheffield Wednesday
2004/05 Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
2008/09 Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Doncaster Rovers




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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Friday February 13 2009
Time: 6:53PM

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Let's hope for another first then with a victory over the Owls.
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13/02/2009 18:56:00
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