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Doncaster travel to high flying West Brom on Tuesday hoping to build on the point they gained at Reading.

Form


West Brom

The Baggies went top for almost 24 hours on Saturday when they beat Plymouth Argyle at home 3-1.

They are still unbeaten this season, winning four games and drawing two.

At home they drew with Newcastle on the opening day 1-1 and have followed that up with wins over Ipswich and Plymouth.

Doncaster Rovers

Rovers drew their fourth game out of six on Saturday when they battled to a 0-0 draw at Reading.

Rovers have won one and lost one of the other two games including their only away defeat of the season at Middlesbrough 2-0.

History

It`s been 52 years since the two clubs last clashed in a FA Cup Third round replay at the Hawthorn`s, West Brom won the game 2-0.

It`s been over sixty years since their last league encounters, in the 1947/48 season Rovers enjoyed doing the double over Albion.

They have only ever met four times in the Midlands with West Brom winning two, Rovers one and one draw.

Full list of results (League unless stated)
1901/02 Doncaster 2-0 West Brom
1901/02 West Brom 2-2 Doncaster
1904/05 West Brom 6-1 Doncaster
1904/05 Doncaster 0-1 West Brom
1947/48 Doncaster 2-1 West Brom
1947/48 West Brom 1-3 Doncaster
1956/57 Doncaster 1-1 West Brom FA Cup
1956/57 West Brom 2-0 Doncaster FA Cup replay

Betting (Odds from Betfair.com)

Match Betting

West Brom 1/2
Draw 7/2
Doncaster 15/2



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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Monday September 14 2009
Time: 3:11PM

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I think Sulli might need to be in similar form to Saturday if we are to come away with anything. I wonder if he'll start with Sharp on the bench again?
dazza71
14/09/2009 15:15:00
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