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DRFC Sheffield Wednesday v Doncaster Preview

Doncaster Rovers make the short trip to Sheffield Wednesday on Tuesday night hoping to keep up their recent return to form.

Form


Sheffield Wednesday
The Owls last played on Tuesday night when they beat Blackpool 2-0 at home.

Wednesday have seen an upturn in form since the arrival of new manager Alan Irvine and have won five out of his seven games.

Recent home form: WWWLDL

Doncaster Rovers
Rovers won their first game in six on Saturday when they beat high flying Nottingham Forest 1-0 at home.

Last time out away they earned a point at Leicester City in a 0-0 draw.

Recent away form: dLLWLW

History

The two sides have only ever met on seven occasions at Hillsborough with the home side winning six to Doncaster`s one.

Rovers solitary win came in a League cup clash in 1978 when they won 1-0.

When the two sides met last season, Wednesday won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Leon Clarke.

History of results (League unless stated)
1947/48 Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Doncaster Rovers
1951/52 Sheffield Wednesday 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1955/56 Sheffield Wednesday 5-2 Doncaster Rovers
1977/78 Sheffield Wednesday 5-2 Doncaster Rovers League Cup
1978/79 Sheffield Wednesday 0-1 Doncaster Rovers League Cup
2004/05 Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
2008/09 Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Doncaster Rovers

Match Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Sheffield Wednesday 11/10
Draw Between 5/2 & 12/5
Doncaster Rovers 3/1


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The Journalist

Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday February 14 2010

Time: 7:41PM

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Over due a win at Hillsborough then!
dazza71
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14/02/2010 19:46:00

Will be very tricky, Wednesday have really improved since Irvine arrived.
DonnyEd
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15/02/2010 20:50:00

 

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