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DRFC Doncaster v Leeds Preview

DRFC Doncaster v Leeds Preview

Doncaster Rovers and Leeds United lock horns on Friday night, for the first time since meeting in the League One Play off final in 2008.

Form


Doncaster
The Rovers are unbeaten in three games having won home games against Hull and Norwich and drawn at Watford.

In their only other home game this season, they were held to a 1-1 draw by Bristol City.

They are currently fourth in the table after six games with eleven points.

Home form this season: DWW

Leeds
The Whites recent good run came to a shuddering halt on Tuesday night when they lost 5-2 at Barnsley.

In their other two away games this season they have won one (Watford 1-0) and drawn one (Nottingham Forest 1-1).
After six games, they have ten points and are currently in ninth place.

Away form this season: DWL

History

The two sides have only ever met on eight occasions at Doncaster with the home side winning two, Leeds three and three draws.

In their only previous encounter at the Keepmoat, Leeds won 1-0 thanks to a goal by Alan Sheehan.

Full history at Doncaster
1947/48 Doncaster 3-0 Leeds
1950/51 Doncaster 4-4 Leeds
1951/52 Doncaster 2-0 Leeds
1952/53 Doncaster 0-0 Leeds
1953/54 Doncaster 0-0 Leeds
1954/55 Doncaster 0-1 Leeds
1955/56 Doncaster 1-2 Leeds
2007/08 Doncaster 0-1 Leeds

Betting (Odds supplied by Blue Square)

Doncaster 13/10
Draw 9/4
Leeds 15/8



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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Wednesday September 15 2010
Time: 9:04PM

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After the results on Tuesday I expect a fired up Leeds side coming to the Keepmoat.
DonnyEd
15/09/2010 21:43:00
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Same again on Friday please as Tuesday. Last time we met at the Keepmoat I can remember Rovers making loads of chances but couldn't score. I hope Sharp can start to repay some of his transfer fee on Friday, he's not scored from open play yet!
1879Rovers
16/09/2010 15:30:00
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P Plymouth 46 26 9 11 87 25
P Doncaster 46 25 10 11 85 30
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