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DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Peterborough Preview

DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Peterborough Preview

Doncaster Rovers entertain Peterborough United this evening in a clash between two sides currently in the bottom five in the table.

Form


Doncaster

Rovers lost their first home game of the season on Saturday when losing 1-0 to Barnsley.

They have become the draw specialists in the Championship this season drawing eight of their twelve games so far.

Peterborough

The Posh are slowly adapting to life in the Championship after back to back promotions under Darren Ferguson.

They scored an injury time equaliser at Bristol City on Saturday to come away with a point.

They have yet to record a victory on their travels so far this season in the league, drawing three and losing three.

History

The two clubs have met fifteen times at Doncaster before although this evenings clash will be there first ever at the Keepmoat.

Both sides have enjoyed six victories each with three drawn.

The last time the two clubs met was in the 2004/05 season when Rovers enjoyed doing the double with a 2-1 home victory and a 2-0 victory away.

The victory at Belle Vue for Doncaster in 2004 was their first win at home since against Peterborough since 1979 when they won also 2-1. They had lost five and drawn one of the six in between.

Full list of results at Doncaster (League unless stated)

1960/61 Doncaster 1-2 Peterborough
1966/67 Doncaster 3-1 Peterborough
1968/69 Doncaster 0-0 Peterborough League Cup
1968/69 Doncaster 1-0 Peterborough
1971/72 Doncaster 3-2 Peterborough
1972/73 Doncaster 1-1 Peterborough
1973/74 Doncaster 3-1 Peterborough
1979/80 Doncaster 2-1 Peterborough
1980/81 Doncaster 0-4 Peterborough
1983/84 Doncaster 1-1 Peterborough
1988/89 Doncaster 2-3 Peterborough
1989/90 Doncaster 0-3 Peterborough
1990/91 Doncaster 0-2 Peterborough
1997/98 Doncaster 0-5 Peterborough
2004/05 Doncaster 2-1 Peterborough

Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Match Betting

Doncaster 11/8
Draw 12/5
Peterborough 12/5


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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Tuesday October 20 2009
Time: 3:19PM

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Desperately need 3 points tonight with Newcastle coming up at the weekend.
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20/10/2009 16:29:00
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