Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Barnsley Preview

DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Barnsley Preview

Doncaster Rovers have another local derby to look forward to this weekend when they welcome Barnsley to the Keepmoat.

Form


Doncaster Rovers

Rovers have become the draw specialists this season drawing eight of their eleven league games so far.

In their last game before the international break they held another South Yorkshire side Sheffield United to a 1-1 draw at Bramall Lane.

At home so far this season they remain unbeaten, winning one and drawing the other four.

Barnsley

The Tykes have seen an upturn in form since the arrival of new boss Mark Robins winning their last two league fixtures, both at Oakwell against West Brom and Ipswich.

On their travels this season they have won one, drawn one and lost three.

Last time out on their travels they suffered a heavy 5-2 defeat at Qpr.


History

The clubs have met on thirty occasions at Doncaster with the home side winning thirteen, Barnsley seven and ten games have been drawn.

Barnsley completed their first league double over Doncaster last season since the 1967/68 season, they came back from a goal down and reduced to ten men at Oakwell to run in four goals in the last thirty five minutes in a 4-1 victory.

In the return at the Keepmoat a little over three weeks later a Jon Macken goal was enough to take the three points for Barnsley in a 1-0 victory.

Last ten meetings at Doncaster

1972/73 Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Barnsley
1973/74 Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Barnsley
1974/75 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Barnsley
1975/76 Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Barnsley
1976/77 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Barnsley
1977/78 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Barnsley
1978/79 Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Barnsley
2004/05 Doncaster Rovers 4-0 Barnsley
2005/06 Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Barnsley
2008/09 Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Barnsley

Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Match Betting

Doncaster Rovers 5/4
Draw 12/5
Barnsley 11/4

Prediction

Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Barnsley

With Doncaster being the draw specialists and the fact that they have a number of players struggling with injury, I think another draw is on the cards.




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

Message Board

To visit the message board, click here.

Get involved

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 .


Bookmark and Share





Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday October 15 2009
Time: 2:16PM

Comments

0
Get your money on a draw at 12/5, I'm surprised it's not odds on!
dazza71
15/10/2009 14:18:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

DRFC Scunthorpe United v Doncaster Rovers Match Officials

Eddie Ilderton will be the man in charge of the clash between Scunthorpe United and Doncaster Rovers

DRFC Scunthorpe United v Doncaster Rovers Team News

Team news ahead of the clash at Glanford Park

DRFC Shrewsbury Town v Doncaster Rovers Highlights

Highlights from the clash between Shrewsbury Town and Doncaster Rovers on Saturday

DRFC Coppinger Reaches Football League Landmark

Doncaster Rovers record appearance maker James Coppinger reached another landmark in the draw at Shrewsbury Town

Doncaster Rovers Archived Articles

Vital Donny articles from

Site Journalists

DonnyEd
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How do you think Doncaster will do against Scunthorpe?
Suggested By:
Win 43%
Lose 16%
Draw41%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.1879Rovers14
2.DonnyEd6
3.Dblido2
4.amanda401
Write for Vital Football