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DRFC Doncaster v Derby Match Preview

DRFC Doncaster v Derby Match Preview

Doncaster Rovers are back in action again on Tuesday night when they welcome Derby County to the Keepmoat.


Rovers got back to winning ways at the weekend when they won 3-1 at Scunthorpe United thanks to goals from Billy Sharp (2) and James O`Connor.

Last time out at home they drew 1-1 with Nottingham Forest.

Rovers are unbeaten in five home league games so far this season, winning two and drawing three.

Overall they have won four, drawn four and lost three and are currently in twelfth place with sixteen points.

Home form: DdWWD

The Rams also come into the game on the back of a win at the weekend after they enjoyed a 3-0 home win over Preston.

Last time out on their travels they drew 0-0 at Swansea City

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

Overall they have won four, drawn three and lost four and are currently in thirteenth place with fifteen points.

Away form: dDLLW


The two sides have only ever met on eight occasions at Doncaster with both sides winning four games.

When the sides met at the Keepmoat back in March, Rovers won 2-1 thanks to goals from Billy Sharp and Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

Full history of results at Doncaster (League unless stated)

1953/54 Doncaster Rovers 1-3 Derby County
1957/58 Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Derby County
1976/77 Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Derby County League Cup
1984/85 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Derby County
1985/86 Doncaster Rovers 0-3 Derby County
2006/07 Doncaster Rovers 3-3 Derby County League Cup
*Rovers won 8-7 on penalties
2008/09 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Derby County
2009/10 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Derby County

Betting (Odds supplied by Blue Square)

Doncaster 11/10
Draw 9/4
Derby 9/4

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Date:Sunday October 17 2010
Time: 8:55PM


Derby seem to be picking up, they have good home form and got a creditable away draw at Swansea last time out. Rovers are good at home, fancy anothe 2-1 home win.
18/10/2010 15:53:00
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