Date:Monday August 17 2009
Doncaster Rovers entertain Coventry City on Tuesday night hoping to build on their unbeaten start to the season.
Rovers have drawn both their league fixtures so far 1-1, and have come from behind in both games.
They got a 1-1 draw at Watford on the opening day, on Saturday they had to wait until the last ten minutes before Adam Lockwood secured them a point in the home game with Preston.
The Sky Blues have made an impressive start to their league campaign winning both games. They beat Ipswich at home 2-1 on the opening weekend and followed that up with a 2-0 win at Barnsley at the weekend.
They did have an unfortunate slip in between when they was dumped out of the Carling Cup 1-0 at League One Hartlepool.
The two clubs have only ever met six times at Doncaster, Rovers have won four and two have been draws. City are still waiting for their first victory in Doncaster.
When the two clubs met last season, both games were won by a single goal in favour of the home side.
Richie Wellens superb strike at the Keepmoat gave Rovers all three points whilst an opportunist 40 yard effort by David Bell won the game at the Ricoh for Coventry.
History at Doncaster
1925/26 Doncaster Rovers 8-1 Coventry City
1936/37 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Coventry City
1947/48 Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Coventry City
1950/51 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Coventry City
1951/52 Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Coventry City
2008/09 Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Coventry City
Betting (Best odds from Oddschecker.com)
First scorer (selected players)
Heffernan (Doncaster) 7/1
Morrison (Coventry) 15/2
Stock (Doncaster) 12/1
McIndoe (Coventry) 16/1
Lockwood (Doncaster) 33/1
Wright (Coventry) 50/1
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
To visit the message board, click here.
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 .
Date:Monday August 17 2009
DRFC Former Owls and Blades boss favourite to take over (Tuesday October 13 2015)
DRFC Doncaster Rovers Loan Watch (Sunday October 11 2015)
DRFC Rovers youngster joins Scarborough (Sunday October 11 2015)
DRFC Young Crystal Palace striker keen to stay (Saturday October 10 2015)
DRFC Former Leeds boss out of the running (Saturday October 10 2015)
McCullough features on famous night for Northern Ireland (Thursday October 8 2015)
DRFC McKay joins twin at Ilkeston (Thursday October 8 2015)
Doncaster Fans Paid £14.08 per game? (Thursday October 8 2015)
DRFC York City v Doncaster Rovers Highlights (Wednesday October 7 2015)
Rovers bow out of JPT (Tuesday October 6 2015)
» Barnsley : 13/10/2015 21:45:01
» Bradford : 13/10/2015 21:44:01
|DRFC Former Owls and Blades boss favourite to take over
» Doncaster : 13/10/2015 21:36:00
|Allardyce: 'I Have A Few Irons In The Fire'
» Blackpool : 13/10/2015 21:06:01
|Frank Ford's Focus - League 1 Round Up
» Wigan : 13/10/2015 15:05:00