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DRFC - Swansea v Doncaster preview

DRFC - Swansea v Doncaster preview

Doncaster travel to Swansea on Saturday hoping to continue with their fantastic run of results which have seen them climb to 15th in the table.

Form:

Swansea
The Swans lost in midweek at lowly Watford 2-0, last time out at home they drew 1-1 with Premiership Fulham in the FA Cup.

Recent home form (last game first) DWWWDD

Doncaster
Doncaster beat Bristol City 1-0 at home in midweek, last time out away they won 3-2 at Blackpool.

Recent away form (last game first WLWWDW

Team news:

Swansea
Jordi Gomez suffered a hamstring injury in Tuesday`s game at Watford and is rated only 50/50.
Owain Tudur-Jones is suffering a back injury but may be risked if Gomez isn`t fit.
Ferre Bodde and Darren Pratley will definitely be missing.

Doncaster
Rovers main doubts are central defenders Sam Hird (hamstring) and Matt Mills (groin).
New signing Dean Shiels returned from injury and played against Bradford City in midweek, also returning in that game after a long lay of was James Hayter.
Lewis Guy has joined Hartlepool United on a month`s loan


History:
The two clubs have met 27 times at Swansea with the home side winning on thirteen occasions to Doncaster`s seven.
When the two clubs met at the Keepmoat Stadium earlier in the season they battled out a scoreless draw.

Last ten games at Swansea
1976/77 Swansea City 1-1 Doncaster Rovers
1977/78 Swansea City 3-0 Doncaster Rovers
1984/85 Swansea City 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1985/86 Swansea City 0-2 Doncaster Rovers
1996/97 Swansea City 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
1997/98 Swansea City 0-0 Doncaster Rovers
2003/04 Swansea City 1-1 Doncaster Rovers
2005/06 Swansea City 1-2 Doncaster Rovers
2006/07 Swansea City 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
2007/08 Swansea City 1-2 Doncaster Rovers




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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday February 19 2009
Time: 7:55PM

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Should be a great game, saw Swansea on TV against Fulham and their good pitch should suit Rovers.
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19/02/2009 20:30:00
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