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Nottingham Forest v Doncaster Rovers Preview

Nottingham Forest v Doncaster Rovers Preview

Doncaster travel to Nottingham Forest this weekend, hoping to build on their fine win over Queens Park Ranger last time out.

Form


Forest
The home side are in excellent form at the moment, they are unbeaten in nine although they have drawn their last four all 1-1.

Three of the four draws have been away from home.

Last time out they earned a point at Middlesbrough thanks to a Robert Earnshaw free kick after falling behind to a Leroy Lita goal early in the game.

Last six at home: DWWWLL

Rovers
Rovers brought to an end a run of three games without a win when they beat Queens Park Rangers 2-0 last weekend.

They have struggled to find a win this season on their travels having drawn four and lost four.

Recent away form: LLDDLd


History

The two clubs have met on fourteen occasions at Forest with the home side having the better record with eight wins to Rovers two.

Rovers are however unbeaten on their last three visits, winning two and drawing one.

When the two clubs met at the City Ground last season on Boxing Day it proved to be former Forest boss Colin Calderwood`s last game in charge as Rovers ran out 4-2 winners.

Full list of results at Forest (League unless stated)
1935/36 Nottingham Forest 6-2 Doncaster Rovers
1936/37 Nottingham Forest 2-1 Doncaster Rovers
1947/48 Nottingham Forest 4-2 Doncaster Rovers
1951/52 Nottingham Forest 1-1 Doncaster Rovers
1952/53 Nottingham Forest 2-2 Doncaster Rovers
1953/54 Nottingham Forest 2-2 Doncaster Rovers
1954/55 Nottingham Forest 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1955/56 Nottingham Forest 5-0 Doncaster Rovers
1956/57 Nottingham Forest 2-1 Doncaster Rovers
1997/98 Nottingham Forest 2-1 Doncaster Rovers League Cup
2005/06 Nottingham Forest 4-0 Doncaster Rovers
2006/07 Nottingham Forest 0-1 Doncaster Rovers
2007/08 Nottingham Forest 0-0 Doncaster Rovers
2008/09 Nottingham Forest 2-4 Doncaster Rovers

Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Match Betting

Nottingham Forest 10/11
Draw 5/2
Doncaster Rovers 4/1


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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday November 26 2009
Time: 8:22PM

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Comments

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Forest are playing well at the moment, will be a hard game.
dazza71
26/11/2009 20:26:00
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They will want a bit of revenge after last seasons result.
King Billy
26/11/2009 21:57:00
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Should be a good game, Forest are doing well this season.
DonnyEd
27/11/2009 16:05:00
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