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DRFC - Ipswich v Doncaster preview

Doncaster travel to Ipswich on Saturday still looking for one more victory which would almost guarantee survival in the Championship this season.


Ipswich Town
Ipswich lost last Saturday at Sheffield United 2-0 and have now only won one of their last seven games.

Last time out at home they drew 0-0 with Watford.

They are sat in mid table with fifty six points from forty one games.

Recent home form (last game first) DDLWDD

Doncaster Rovers
Rovers have lost their last four games in a row, last Saturday they lost 2-1 at home against Watford.

Last time out away they lost 1-0 at Coventry City.

Recent away form (last game first) LLWLWL


The two clubs have only ever met six times in all competitions with only two of these at Portman Road.

The last occasion they met at Portman Road was in 1957 when Ipswich won 2-0.

When the two clubs met earlier in the season it was in front of the live Sky TV cameras, Rovers won 1-0 thanks to a first half strike from Shelton Martis.

Full history of results (League unless stated)
1954/55 Ipswich Town 5-1 Doncaster Rovers
1954/55 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Ipswich Town
1957/58 Ipswich Town 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
1957/58 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Ipswich Town
2004/05 Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Ipswich Town League Cup
2008/09 Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Ipswich Town

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Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday April 9 2009

Time: 8:23PM

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Still very nervously looking over my shoulder and all the injuries aren't helping. Just who are Rovers going to take three points off in the remainder of the season?
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Still very nervously looking over my shoulder and all the injuries aren't helping. Just who are Rovers going to take three points off in the remainder of the season?
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