Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC - Coventry v Doncaster Rovers preview

DRFC - Coventry v Doncaster Rovers preview

Doncaster travel to Coventry City on Saturday looking for at least a point to bring up fifty for the season.

Form


Coventry City
Since taking the manager of the month award for February Chris Coleman`s side have lost four games in a row.
Last time they played at home the lost 2-0 to Chelsea in the FA Cup.

Recent home form (last game first) LLWWWL

Doncaster Rovers
Rovers have played two home games in the last week against promotion chasing sides, they lost 2-0 against Birmingham City last Saturday and then 1-0 to Reading in midweek.
Last time out away they lost 3-0 at Cardiff City.

Recent away form (last game first) LWLWLW

History

This will be Rovers first visit to the Ricoh Arena, they haven`t actually visited Coventry for a game since November 1951 when they won 2-1.

Rovers have actually only ever played Coventry five times away from home with City winning three to Rovers one.


When the clubs met earlier in the season at Doncaster, Rovers ran out winners 1-0 thanks to a fantastic long range effort from Richie Wellens.

Complete history of results
1925/26 Coventry City 4-0 Doncaster Rovers
1925/26 Doncaster Rovers 8-1 Coventry City
1936/37 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Coventry City
1936/37 Coventry City 1-1 Doncaster Rovers
1947/48 Coventry City 1-0 Doncaster Rovers
1950/51 Coventry City 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1950/51 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Coventry City
1951/52 Coventry City 1-2 Doncaster Rovers
1951/52 Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Coventry City
2008/09 Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Coventry City



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 .




For the very latest Championship odds

Free £15 bet when you spend £5 on The New Football Pools




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

Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday March 19 2009
Time: 7:43PM

Comments

0
Should be an interesting game, both sides have struggled this month after having good runs.
dazza71
19/03/2009 19:45:00
0
Should be an interesting game, both sides have struggled this month after having good runs.
dazza71
19/03/2009 19:45:00
0
Another point to safety me thinks
Tiny T
20/03/2009 19:39:00
0
Another point to safety me thinks
Tiny T
20/03/2009 19:39:00
0
I think 52 is the magic number.
dazza71
20/03/2009 19:55:00
0
I think 52 is the magic number.
dazza71
20/03/2009 19:55:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

DRFC Premier League Official In Charge

Match officials for the game this afternoon.

DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Sheffield United Team News

Team news ahead of the game on Saturday

DRFC Graham Moore RIP

Former Doncaster Rovers midfielder Graham Moore has sadly passed away at the age of 74

DRFC Rovers confirm new date for Scunthorpe trip

Scunthorpe United and Doncaster Rovers have rearranged their League One clash.

Archived Vital Donny Articles

Vital Donny articles from

Site Journalists

DonnyEd
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How do you think Rovers will do against Sheffield United?
Suggested By:
Win34%
Lose33%
Draw33%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 30 20 3 7 63 17
2 Walsall 29 16 8 5 56 17
3 Wigan 30 15 10 5 55 21
4 Gillingham 30 16 7 7 55 19
5 Coventry 30 13 10 7 49 16
6 Millwall 29 14 5 10 47 9
7 Southend 29 13 8 8 47 6
8 Peterborough 29 13 5 11 44 13
9 Port Vale 31 12 8 11 44 -1
10 Barnsley 29 13 3 13 42 6
11 Sheff Utd 29 11 9 9 42 4
12 Bradford 28 11 8 9 41 -3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 28 10 7 11 37 -2
15 Bury 28 10 7 11 37 -7
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 30 10 6 14 36 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 30 9 3 18 30 -12
20 Shrewsbury 30 8 6 16 30 -15
21 Fleetwood 28 7 8 13 29 -3
22 Crewe 29 6 8 15 26 -20
23 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
24 Colchester 29 5 7 17 22 -32
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Sheffield United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Millwall (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Swindon Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Shrewsbury Town (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Scunthorpe United (a)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.1879Rovers12
2.DonnyEd8
3.Dblido4