Date:Tuesday August 25 2009
Doncaster Rovers entertain Premiership Tottenham Hotspur in a Carling Cup second round clash on Wednesday night.
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 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.
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)
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:Tuesday August 25 2009
DRFC BREAKING: Doncaster v MK Dons Teams (Saturday October 25 2014)
DRFC FA Cup First Round Draw Details (Saturday October 25 2014)
DRFC Tyson to knock-out Milton Keynes Dons? (Saturday October 25 2014)
DRFC Doncaster Rovers v MK Dons - History (Friday October 24 2014)
DRFC Can Doncaster dump the Dons? (Friday October 24 2014)
DRFC Doncaster Rovers v MK Dons - Match Officials (Friday October 24 2014)
DRFC Dickov suffers goalkeeper blow (Thursday October 23 2014)
DRFC Doncaster Rovers v MK Dons Team News (Thursday October 23 2014)
DRFC Rovers complete loan signing (Thursday October 23 2014)
Stats: Doncaster Rovers v Leyton Orient (Tuesday October 21 2014)
|15. Leyton Orient||13||3||6||4||0||15|
|18. Port Vale||14||3||4||7||-6||13|
» Sheff Utd : 25/10/2014 16:56:00
|Team News From Oakwell: Barnsley vs City
» Bristol City : 25/10/2014 14:39:00
|Walsall Team To Face Chesterfield
» Walsall : 25/10/2014 14:14:00
|DRFC BREAKING: Doncaster v MK Dons Teams
» Doncaster : 25/10/2014 14:03:00
|Swindon's Lee Marshall Signs Pro Forms
» Swindon : 25/10/2014 12:51:00