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DRFC Doncaster v Plymouth Match Preview

DRFC Doncaster v Plymouth Match Preview

Doncaster Rovers welcome Plymouth Argyle to the Keepmoat on Saturday hoping to keep up their slim play off hopes.

Form

Doncaster
The Rovers won at Barnsley last Saturday 1-0 to move back up to eight in the table, six points outside the play offs.

Last time out at home they was unlucky to come away with nothing against table toppers Newcastle United in a 1-0 defeat.

So far this season at home, Rovers have won eight, drawn seven and lost five.

Recent home form: LDWDLW

Plymouth
The Pilgrims are facing a relegation battle over the last six weeks of the season.

They are currently in 23rd position and are five points from safety.

They have played twice at home this week, coming away with just one point. They lost 2-0 against Blackpool on Saturday and drew 0-0 with Barnsley on Tuesday.

Last time out away they won 2-0 at Ipswich Town.

So far this season on their travels they have won five, drawn two and lost thirteen.

Recent away form: WLDLLW

History

The two clubs have met on 16 occasions at Doncaster with the home side winning seven, Plymouth have won two and seven draws.

The last time Plymouth won at Doncaster was at the old Belle Vue ground in the 1958/59 season when they won a ten goal thriller, 6-4.

When the two clubs met at the Keepmoat last season, Rovers won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Brian Stock.

The two clubs have already met this season at home Park with the home side winning 2-1.

Last ten meetings at Doncaster
1955/56 Doncaster 3-1 Plymouth
1958/59 Doncaster 4-6 Plymouth
1969/70 Doncaster 1-1 Plymouth
1970/71 Doncaster 0-0 Plymouth
1981/82 Doncaster 2-2 Plymouth
1982/83 Doncaster 2-2 Plymouth
1984/85 Doncaster 4-3 Plymouth
1985/86 Doncaster 1-0 Plymouth
1995/96 Doncaster 0-0 Plymouth
2008/09 Doncaster 0-0 Plymouth

Match Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Doncaster 4/5
Draw 11/4
Plymouth 4/1


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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday April 1 2010
Time: 8:09PM

Comments

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Plymouth are fighting for their lives at the bottom so it will be a difficult game.
dazza71
01/04/2010 20:19:00
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All the best Donny just finish above the Pikey's
Tiny T
01/04/2010 21:12:00
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Should never have lost at their place so Rovers owe them one.
DonnyEd
01/04/2010 21:38:00
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