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DRFC Doncaster v Bristol City Match Preview

Doncaster Rovers welcome Bristol City to the Keepmoat on Saturday for their first home league game of the season.

Form


Doncaster
Rovers started their league campaign in terrific fashion with a 2-0 win at Preston. In midweek, they were the victims of a cup shock when they were beaten 2-1 at home by League Two side Accrington Stanley.

Bristol City
The robins have started the season by losing their opening two games. Millwall beat them at home on the opening weekend of the season 3-0 at home.
They were also the victims of a cup shock in midweek when they were also beaten by a League Two side when Southend United beat them 3-2 at Roots Hall.
They have been further rocked by the resignation of manager Steve Coppell on Thursday.

History

The two sides have met on nineteen occasions at Doncaster with the home side winning nine to Bristol City`s four.

When the sides met at the Keepmoat last season a solitary Billy Sharp goal was enough for Rovers in a 1-0 win.

Last ten meetings
1983/84 Doncaster 1-0 Bristol City
1984/85 Doncaster 1-1 Bristol City
1985/86 Doncaster 1-1 Bristol City
1986/87 Doncaster 1-0 Bristol City
1987/88 Doncaster 1-2 Bristol City
2004/05 Doncaster 1-1 Bristol City
2005/06 Doncaster 2-0 Bristol City
2006/07 Doncaster 0-1 Bristol City
2008/09 Doncaster 1-0 Bristol City
2009/10 Doncaster 1-0 Bristol City


Betting

Doncaster Evens
Draw 12/5
Bristol City 11/4

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Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 12 2010

Time: 7:53PM

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Hopefully we will have some key players back, the goalkeepers on Saturday will be England and Scotland internationals.
1879Rovers
It would be great to start with two wins, City seem to be in a bit of turmoil already this season.
donnyed
 

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