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DRFC Barnsley v Doncaster Match Preview

DRFC Barnsley v Doncaster Match Preview

Doncaster Rovers travel to Barnsley on Saturday for their second South Yorkshire derby in the space of a week.

Form


Barnsley
The Tykes suffered a heavy defeat in midweek when they was beaten 5-3 at Bristol City.

Last time out at Oakwell they beat Nottingham Forest 2-1.

Barnsley are sat in thirteenth place three points behind Doncaster in tenth place in the table.

So far this season at home they have won 8, drawn 5 and lost 6.

Recent home form: WdWLWW

Doncaster
Rovers lost in midweek 1-0 at home against Newcastle, it was their first defeat in seven games.

Last time out on their travels they beat Peterborough United 2-1.

So far this season away from home they have won 5, drawn 6 and lost 8.

Recent away form: WDWLWd

History

The two sides have met on 31 occasions at Oakwell with Barnsley winning 13 games to Doncaster`s 10 and 8 draws.

Last time they met at Oakwell the home side came from a goal down and reduced to ten men with just over 35 minutes remaining to win 4-1.

When the two sides met earlier in the season, Barnsley won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Andy Hammill.

Recent meetings at Barnsley (League unless stated)
1972/73 Barnsley 4-2 Doncaster Rovers
1973/74 Barnsley 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
1974/75 Barnsley 0-1 Doncaster Rovers
1975/76 Barnsley 0-1 Doncaster Rovers
1976/77 Barnsley 1-1 Doncaster Rovers
1977/78 Barnsley 0-0 Doncaster Rovers
1978/79 Barnsley 3-0 Doncaster Rovers
2004/05 Barnsley 1-3 Doncaster Rovers
2005/06 Barnsley 0-2 Doncaster Rovers
2005/06 Barnsley 2-5 Doncaster Rovers (JPT)
2008/09 Barnsley 4-1 Doncaster Rovers


Match Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Barnsley 8/5
Draw 12/5
Doncaster 2/1



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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday March 25 2010
Time: 3:33PM

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Only bragging rights to play for as the play offs look out of reach now.
dazza71
25/03/2010 15:47:00
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Expect a few goals in this game, going for 3-3.
DonnyEd
25/03/2010 20:56:00
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