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DRFC Doncaster v Accrington Match Preview

Doncaster Rovers kick off their Carling Cup campaign on Tuesday night, with a clash against Accrington Stanley at the Keepmoat.


Rovers kicked off the season in fine style with a 2-0 away win at Preston North End.

Stanley started their season with a 0-0 draw at home against Aldershot.


The two clubs have met on 21 occasions at Doncaster with the home side enjoying 16 wins to Accrington`s 1.

They met as recently as the 2006/07 season in the Johnstone`s Paint Trophy at the Keepmoat, goals by Paul Heffernan and Sean Thornton a comfortable 2-0 win.

Last ten meetings at Doncaster (League unless stated)
1934/35 Doncaster 2-1 Accrington
1937/38 Doncaster 5-1 Accrington
1938/39 Doncaster 7-1 Accrington
1946/47 Doncaster 5-0 Accrington
1946/47 Doncaster 2-2 Accrington FA Cup
1948/49 Doncaster 0-0 Accrington
1949/50 Doncaster 2-0 Accrington
1958/59 Doncaster 3-0 Accrington
1960/61 Doncaster 1-0 Accrington
2006/07 Doncaster 2-0 Accrington Full Members Cup


Doncaster 2/5
Draw 7/2
Accrington 13/2

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Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday August 9 2010

Time: 2:59PM

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Thought O'Driscoll might change the team around a bit but it looks like he's not got many options with injuries, suspensions and international call ups.
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09/08/2010 15:04:00

As always a lower league side has nothing to lose. With the amount of injuries Rovers have 13/2 on Accrington doesn't look a bad price.
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