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DRFC Doncaster v Nottingham Forest Preview

DRFC Doncaster v Nottingham Forest Preview

Doncaster Rovers come back to the Keepmoat on Saturday hoping to continue their good early season home form.

Form


Doncaster
Rovers have suffered two defeats away from home in the last week despite playing well in both at Qpr (0-3), and Coventry City (1-2).

The last time they played at home they drew 0-0 with Leeds United.

So far this season at home they remain unbeaten having won two and drawn two.

Rovers are currently in fourteenth position with twelve points.

Recent form (Last game first): LLdWDW

Nottingham Forest
Forest have played two home games in the past week and took four points from six with a 3-1 win over Swansea City last Saturday and a 1-1 draw with Sheffield United on Tuesday night.

Last time out away from home they drew 0-0 at Hull City.

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

Forest are currently in eleventh position with twelve points.

Recent form (Last game first): DWdWDD

History

The two sides have met 18 times at Doncaster before, with the Rovers winning six to Forest`s nine.

Rovers are unbeaten in the last four games at home against Forest, winning three and drawing one.

Last season a solitary goal by Billy Sharp was enough to earn Rovers all three points.

Last ten meetings (League unless stated)
1955/56 Doncaster 3-0 Nottingham Forest FA Cup
1955/56 Doncaster 1-3 Nottingham Forest
1956/57 Doncaster 1-1 Nottingham Forest
1997/98 Doncaster 0-8 Nottingham Forest League Cup
2004/05 Doncaster 0-2 Nottingham Forest League Cup
2005/06 Doncaster 1-2 Nottingham Forest
2006/07 Doncaster 1-0 Nottingham Forest
2007/08 Doncaster 1-0 Nottingham Forest
2008/09 Doncaster 0-0 Nottingham Forest
2009/10 Doncaster 1-0 Nottingham Forest

Betting (Odds supplied by Blue Square)

Doncaster 5/4
Draw 11/5
Forest 2/1




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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday September 30 2010
Time: 9:00AM

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Rovers haven't deserved to come away with nothing from their last two games so hopefully they can get back to winning ways on Saturday.
DonnyEd
01/10/2010 10:20:00
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We've had a good record against them in recent years at Donny. They are playing quite well at the moment so it will be a difficult game. We have been really unlucky to lose the last two, I will take playing poorly and getting the three points on Saturday.
1879Rovers
01/10/2010 14:02:00
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