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DRFC - Doncaster v Bristol City preview

Doncaster meet Bristol City in a re arranged game with both clubs in a rich vein of form.

Form:

Doncaster
Rovers kept up their great run of results with a 1-0 victory at home over local neighbours Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.

Recent home results (last game first) WDDWWL

Bristol City
City kept up their charge for the play offs by beating relegation threatened Southampton 2-0 at home on Saturday, last time out away they won 2-1 at Norwich City

Recent away results (last game first) WWDWDL

Team news:

Doncaster
Rovers only injury in Saturday`s game was to Mark Wilson who needed stitches in a leg wound, Dean Shiels still waits to make his debut for the club.


Bristol City
Dele Adebola suffered a ankle injury on Saturday and will face a fitness test ahead of the game.
Stern John is available again after not being able to play against his parent club Southampton on Saturday.



History:
The clubs have met seventeen times at Doncaster with the home side winning seven, six draws and four City wins.
When the teams met at Bristol City earlier in the season the home side ran out 4-1 winners.

Last ten meetings at Doncaster (league unless stated)
1963/64 Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Bristol City FA Cup
1981/82 Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Bristol City
1983/84 Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Bristol City
1984/85 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Bristol City
1985/86 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Bristol City
1986/87 Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Bristol City
1987/88 Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Bristol City
2004/05 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Bristol City
2005/06 Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Bristol City
2006/07 Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Bristol City


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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Monday February 16 2009
Time: 7:47PM

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Should be a great game between the two inform sides in the Division.
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16/02/2009 20:17:00
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