Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC - Rovers start pre season with a win

DRFC - Rovers start pre season with a win

Doncaster Rovers started their pre season friendly campaign with victory at Doncaster side Armthorpe Welfare.

The club have only been back in training since Monday and used the game to improve their fitness with two different sides having the chance to play a half each, only Wade Fairhurst started the second half from the side that started the first.

A competitive Armthorpe side gave Rovers a good work out and it took nearly fourty minutes for Rovers to finally take the lead when Paul Heffernan scored from close range.

Rovers doubled the lead with just over twenty minutes left when Lewis Guy scored.

Armthorpe were not done yet and two goals in the space of three minutes made the score 2-2, first Bruno Holden and then James Walker scored for the home side.

Rovers were soon back in front when James Hayter secured the victory from the penalty spot.

A good work out for Rovers in their first pre season game with exactly a month to go until the new season starts.

Next up in pre season is an away game at Barrow on July 18th.



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

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

Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday July 9 2009
Time: 2:11PM

Comments

0
Sounds like Armthorpe gave it a good go and gave us a good work out.
dazza71
09/07/2009 14:43:00
0
Where was Matt Mills?
Our Kids Dad
09/07/2009 15:52:00
0
Either Wolverhampton, Nottingham or Birmingham!!!
dazza71
09/07/2009 21:04:00
0
The rumour is Mills had a slight ankle injury and the club didn't want to take any chances! Chances with what? losing out on the money they are obviously going to take very soon if he picks up a serious injury!
dazza71
10/07/2009 15:22:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

DRFC Rovers Beaten By Sheffield Wednesday

Doncaster Rovers went down to their first defeat in pre-season after losing 2-1 against Sheffield Wednesday at the Keepmoat

DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Sheffield Wednesday Line-Ups

Line-Ups for the pre-season friendly at the Keepmoat

DRFC Rovers Miss Out On Former Newcastle Defender

Doncaster Rovers have missed out on the signing of former Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor

DRFC Rovers Trial For Former Brighton And Barnsley Youngster

Doncaster Rovers are giving a trial to former Brighton and Hove Albion and Barnsley player Charlie Harris.

Archived Vital Donny Articles

Vital Donny articles from

Site Journalists

DonnyEd
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many more players do Rovers need to sign before the new season?
Suggested By:
0 Squad is OK10%
11%
237%
328%
4 or more24%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.1879Rovers25
2.DonnyEd9
3.Dblido2
The Vital Football Members League