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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



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Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 19 2009

Time: 7:43PM

Your Comments

Should be an interesting game, both sides have struggled this month after having good runs.
dazza71
Should be an interesting game, both sides have struggled this month after having good runs.
dazza71
Another point to safety me thinks
Tiny T
Another point to safety me thinks
Tiny T
I think 52 is the magic number.
dazza71
I think 52 is the magic number.
dazza71
 

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