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DRFC Watford v Doncaster Match Preview

DRFC Watford v Doncaster Match Preview

Doncaster Rovers get back to league action this weekend after the international break hoping to build on their win over Hull City.

Form


Watford
The Hornets lost last time out 1-0 at home against Leeds United.

In their only other home league game this season, they drew with Coventry City 2-2.

Overall they have won one, drawn two and lost one and currently sit in fourteenth place with five points.

Doncaster
Last time out Rovers beat near neighbours Hull City 3-1 at the Keepmoat.

In their last away game, they were defeated 4-0 at Cardiff City.

They came away with all three points in their only other away game so far this season when they defeated Preston 2-0 on the opening day of the season.

Overall they have won two, drawn one and lost one and currently sit in ninth place on seven points.

History

The two clubs have previously met on eight occasions at Vicarage Road with the home side winning four to Doncaster`s two and two draws.

The two sides met at Vicarage Road on the opening day of last season and had to settle for a point apiece in a 1-1 draw.

Danny Graham gave the home side an early lead before a James Hayter header brought Doncaster level.

Doncaster were denied a chance to take all three points when Dean Shiels effort looked to have crossed the line but their appeals for a goal were waved away by referee Neil Swarbrick.

Previous encounters (League unless stated)
1954/55 Watford 1-2 Doncaster FA Cup
1959/60 Watford 1-2 Doncaster
1966/67 Watford 4-1 Doncaster
1975/76 Watford 2-1 Doncaster
1976/77 Watford 5-1 Doncaster
1977/78 Watford 6-0 Doncaster
2008/09 Watford 1-1 Doncaster
2009/10 Watford 1-1 Doncaster


Betting (Odds supplied by Blue Square)

Watford 13/10
Draw 9/4
Doncaster 19/10


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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday September 9 2010
Time: 3:08PM

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In whats going to be a busy week with Watford, Norwich and Leeds, Rovers will want to start it off with a win.
DonnyEd
09/09/2010 20:52:00
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Probably be another 1-1! We should have won on our two visits there since our return to the Championship.
1879Rovers
09/09/2010 21:00:00
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