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Doncaster travel to Reading on Saturday in their first game since striker Billy Sharp joined the club from Sheffield United on loan.

Form


Reading

Last seasons play off Semi final losers have struggled so far this season.
They got their first win of the season, last time out when they came from behind to win 3-1 at Barnsley

At home, they have played twice drawing their first game of the season 0-0 with Nottingham Forest before losing to Sheffield United 3-1.

Doncaster

Rovers also recorded their first league win of the season last time out when beating table toppers Cardiff City 2-0 at home.

Away from home they drew the opening game of the season 1-1 at Watford. In their only other away game they went down to Middlesbrough 2-0.

History

They have met nineteen times at Reading with the home side winning fifteen, Doncaster have won one and one has been drawn.

Reading have proved something of a bogey side to Rovers, in thirty six meetings between the two Rovers have won only five.

When the two clubs met last season at Reading, Kevin Doyle scored the winner for the home side inside the last twenty minutes in a 2-1 win.

Full list of results at Reading (League unless stated)

1949/50 Reading 2-3 Doncaster FA Cup
1958/59 Reading 2-0 Doncaster
1966/67 Reading 4-0 Doncaster
1969/70 Reading 1-0 Doncaster
1970/71 Reading 1-0 Doncaster
1971/72 Reading 3-1 Doncaster
1972/73 Reading 1-0 Doncaster
1972/73 Reading 2-0 Doncaster FA Cup
1973/74 Reading 5-0 Doncaster
1974/75 Reading 2-0 Doncaster
1975/76 Reading 0-1 Doncaster
1977/78 Reading 3-0 Doncaster
1978/79 Reading 3-0 Doncaster
1981/82 Reading 3-3 Doncaster
1982/83 Reading 2-0 Doncaster
1983/84 Reading 3-2 Doncaster
1984/85 Reading 1-4 Doncaster
1985/86 Reading 2-0 Doncaster
2008/09 Reading 2-1 Doncaster

Betting (Odds from Betfair.com)

Match Betting

Reading 5/6
Draw (Between 5/2 & 13/5)
Doncaster 4/1





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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday September 10 2009
Time: 3:27PM

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Can't wait to see what difference Sharp makes to the attack.
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10/09/2009 15:34:00
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