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Doncaster Rovers entertain Premiership Tottenham Hotspur in a Carling Cup second round clash on Wednesday night.

Form

Rovers

Doncaster lost their first game of the season on Saturday when going down 2-0 at Middlesbrough.

In their other three league games, they have drawn them all.

In the first round, they defeated Notts County 1-0 at Meadow Lane thanks to a goal from James Coppinger.

Last season they lost at the same stage 1-0 against the same opposition.

Spurs

Spurs have made a great start to the season winning all three of their opening games against Liverpool, Hull and West Ham.

They are one of the form sides of the competition in recent seasons reaching the final for the past two seasons.

In 2008 they beat Chelsea 2-1 after extra time thanks to a winner from Jonathan Woodgate.

In last seasons competition they eventually lost to Manchester United on penalties 4-1.

History

The two clubs haven`t met since 1975 when Spurs beat Rovers 7-2 in a League Cup fifth round tie at White Hart Lane.

Their paths have only ever crossed eight times in their histories, at Doncaster they have both enjoyed one victory with two games ending in draws.

Full history of results (League unless stated)
1935/36 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Spurs
1935/36 Spurs 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1936/37 Spurs 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
1936/37 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Spurs
1947/48 Spurs 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
1947/48 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Spurs
1955/56 Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Spurs FA Cup
1975/76 Spurs 7-2 Doncaster Rovers League Cup


Betting (odds from Betfair.com)

Match betting

Doncaster 7/1
Draw 40/85
Spurs 7/2


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The Journalist

Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 25 2009

Time: 8:50PM

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We might get a repeat of the 7-2 game.
TergeHauge
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26/08/2009 06:07:00

hope so tergehauge but i would settle with say 4-0.COYS
norwichspur
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26/08/2009 16:51:00

Its not going to be far off 7-2, it's 5-1 at the moment.
dazza71
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26/08/2009 21:17:00

 

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