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DRFC Scunthorpe v Doncaster Preview

Doncaster travel to near neighbours Scunthorpe United for a Saturday lunch time game this weekend.


Scunthorpe home form

The Iron have so far won two and lost two in the league at Glanford Park this season, they beat Derby County in their first home game of the season 3-2, before losing to Middlesbrough 2-0 and QPR 1-0. Last time out at home they beat Preston 3-1.

Doncaster away form

Rovers are still waiting for their first away win of the season.

They have suffered two defeats so far on their travels at high flying Middlesbrough 2-0 and West Brom 3-1, they have drawn their other two away games at Watford 1-1 and Reading 0-0.


The two clubs have met 25 times at Scunthorpe during their histories, the home side have won 7, Doncaster 6 and 12 have been drawn.

Rovers have the slightly better goal difference scoring 31 goals to Scunthorpe`s 29.

The last time the two clubs met was in the 2006/07 season when Scunthorpe enjoyed winning the League One title.

When they met at Glanford Park the home side won 2-0 thanks to goals from new Rovers signing Billy Sharp and Andy Keogh.

In the return game at the Keepmoat, Rovers found themselves 2-0 down inside the first twenty five minutes. Two quick goals from Jason Price and Graham Lee earned Rovers a point in the second half.

Full history of results at Scunthorpe (League unless stated)

1966/67 Scunthorpe 2-1 Doncaster
1968/69 Scunthorpe 0-2 Doncaster
1971/72 Scunthorpe 0-0 Doncaster
1973/74 Scunthorpe 2-1 Doncaster
1974/75 Scunthorpe 0-0 Doncaster
1975/76 Scunthorpe 2-1 Doncaster
1976/77 Scunthorpe 1-1 Doncaster
1977/78 Scunthorpe 0-0 Doncaster
1978/79 Scunthorpe 0-0 Doncaster
1979/80 Scunthorpe 0-0 Doncaster
1980/81 Scunthorpe 1-1 Doncaster
1983/84 Scunthorpe 1-1 Doncaster League Cup
1988/89 Scunthorpe 2-1 Doncaster
1989/90 Scunthorpe 4-1 Doncaster
1990/91 Scunthorpe 1-1 Doncaster
1991/92 Scunthorpe 3-2 Doncaster
1992/93 Scunthorpe 0-1 Doncaster
1993/94 Scunthorpe 1-3 Doncaster
1994/95 Scunthorpe 0-5 Doncaster
1995/96 Scunthorpe 2-2 Doncaster
1996/97 Scunthorpe 1-2 Doncaster
1997/98 Scunthorpe 1-1 Doncaster
2003/04 Scunthorpe 2-2 Doncaster
2005/06 Scunthorpe 1-2 Doncaster
2006/07 Scunthorpe 2-0 Doncaster


Scunthorpe United 1-1 Doncaster Rovers

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Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 25 2009

Time: 12:00PM

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