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DRFC - Plymouth v Doncaster preview

Doncaster travel to Plymouth on Saturday once again looking nervously over their shoulder at the chasing relegation pack with just three games remaining.


Form

Plymouth Argyle
The Pilgrim`s earned a valuable point at promotion chasing Birmingham City on Monday.

Last time out at home they scored four goals in the first half to beat Coventry City 4-0.

They are unbeaten in three but still sit just four points above the relegation zone.

Recent home form (last game first) WLDWDL

Doncaster Rovers
Rovers thought their recent victory at Ipswich Town which moved them onto 52 points was enough to ensure safety in the Championship this season.

Rovers lost at home against Preston 2-0 on Monday and with teams below them winning they are now only six points clear of the drop zone with three games remaining.

Recent away form (last game first) WLLWLW


History
The two clubs have met seventeen times before at Plymouth with the record being very close between the two sides. Plymouth have won six to Doncaster`s five with six games being drawn.

When the two clubs met earlier in the season at Doncaster the home side won 1-0 thanks to a wonderful strike from Brian Stock.

Full history at Plymouth (League unless stated)
1935/36 Plymouth 1-3 Doncaster
1936/37 Plymouth 7-0 Doncaster
1947/48 Plymouth 2-2 Doncaster
1952/53 Plymouth 0-0 Doncaster
1953/54 Plymouth 0-0 Doncaster
1953/54 Plymouth 0-2 Doncaster FA Cup
1954/55 Plymouth 1-2 Doncaster
1955/56 Plymouth 2-2 Doncaster
1958/59 Plymouth 4-0 Doncaster
1969/70 Plymouth 0-0 Doncaster
1970/71 Plymouth 1-1 Doncaster
1981/82 Plymouth 4-2 Doncaster
1982/83 Plymouth 1-2 Doncaster
1984/85 Plymouth 2-1 Doncaster
1985/86 Plymouth 0-1 Doncaster
1995/96 Plymouth 3-1 Doncaster
2007/08 Plymouth 2-0 Doncaster League Cup



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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday April 16 2009
Time: 8:16PM

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Lets hope we can get a point at least and finally secure our spot in the championship for next season.
dazza71
16/04/2009 20:22:00
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Lets hope we can get a point at least and finally secure our spot in the championship for next season.
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16/04/2009 20:22:00
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