Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC Season review - September

DRFC Season review - September

We now look back at September when Doncaster started the month in the top half of the table.

With an international break in place at the start of the month, Rovers had to wait until the 11th September for their first game of the month at Watford.

Simon Gillett and George Friend both scored their first goals for the club as the side battled to a 2-2 draw.

Rovers led at half time thanks to a well-worked goal, finished of by Gillett.

Two goals in seven minutes by Watford substitute Marvin Sordell, looked like seeing Rovers leave emptied handed but a scrambled goal from Friend deep into injury time ensured they returned to Doncaster with a point.

Rovers were quickly back in action on the Tuesday and a superb hat trick by James Coppinger saw off Norwich City 3-1 at the Keepmoat.

Rovers renewed acquaintances with Leeds United on the Friday night in front of the live Sky TV cameras.

It was the first time the two clubs had met since the League One play off final in 2008.

Despite both sides going close in an entertaining game, the game finished 0-0.

Rovers travelled to early season pace setters Queens Park Rangers next time out.

Despite dominating for long periods of the first half, Rovers were undone in the second half, losing 3-0.

Games were still coming thick and fast and Rovers travelled to Coventry three days later.

Rovers recovered from going behind very early on to equalise through Billy Sharp.

Coventry snatched all three points in the final minutes when Gary McSheffrey fired home for the home side.

It was a disappointing end to the month with Rovers picking up five points from a possible fifteen during the month.

Rovers finished the month in fourteenth place with twelve points from nine games.

Next week we will be looking back at October when Rovers spoilt what was going to be a good month, by letting a 3-1 lead slip at Reading, eventually losing 4-3.

Join The Vital Debate


Join Vital Doncaster Rovers!

With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!


You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.

Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.

So why not join Vital today?

It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved

Message Board

To visit the message board, click here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Doncaster .


Bookmark and Share




Vital Doncaster on: facebook

Vital Doncaster on: twitter







Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Sunday June 5 2011
Time: 10:27AM

Comments

0
This month goes to show just what could have been, made promoted Norwich City look very ordinary.
DonnyEd
07/06/2011 14:43:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Accrington Stanley Highlights

Highlights from the clash between Doncaster Rovers and Accrington Stanley

DRFC Loan Move For Youngster

Doncaster Rovers youngster Tony Donaldson has joined Burscough on loan

DRFC Ferguson - A Case Of Two Points Dropped

Doncaster Rovers manager Darren Ferguson felt it was a case of another two points dropped as he watched his side make it five games without a win

Rovers Held By Accrington

Doncaster Rovers stuttering promotion push continued as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Accrington Stanley at the Keepmoat.

Tommy Rowe and John Marquis goals were not enough for Doncaster as th

Archived Vital Donny Articles

Vital Donny articles from

Site Journalists

DonnyEd
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the match v Accrington?
Suggested By:
Lawlor9%
Alcock12%
Mason0%
Butler0%
Blair6%
Middleton0%
Coppinger12%
Grant0%
Marquis18%
May12%
Rowe31%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 33 19 8 6 65 23
2 Plymouth 32 19 5 8 62 17
3 Carlisle 33 15 13 5 58 8
4 Portsmouth 32 16 7 9 55 19
5 Luton 33 14 12 7 54 18
6 Exeter 33 15 6 12 51 16
7 Colchester 33 14 8 11 50 8
8 Mansfield 33 13 11 9 50 5
9 Stevenage 33 15 4 14 49 2
10 Cambridge 32 13 7 12 46 4
11 Wycombe 33 13 7 13 46 -2
12 Barnet 33 11 12 10 45 -3
13 Morecambe 32 13 6 13 45 -6
14 Grimsby 33 12 8 13 44 -1
15 Blackpool 32 10 13 9 43 12
16 Crawley 32 12 6 14 42 -10
17 Yeovil 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Crewe 33 8 12 13 36 -12
19 Cheltenham 33 8 11 14 35 -9
20 Accrington 31 8 10 13 34 -10
21 Notts County 33 9 7 17 34 -21
22 Hartlepool 33 7 11 15 32 -19
23 Leyton Orient 33 8 5 20 29 -16
24 Newport 33 5 11 17 26 -16
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Cambridge United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Crawley Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Cheltenham Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Notts County (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Leyton Orient (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Mar 26 2017 2:45PM : Plymouth Argyle (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.DonnyEd12
2.1879Rovers8
3.Dblido4
The Vital Football Members League