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.
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
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
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)
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
To visit the message board, click here.
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 .