Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC O'Driscoll happy with performance

DRFC O'Driscoll happy with performance

Doncaster Rovers boss Sean O`Driscoll was happy with the performance on the opening day of the season despite going down to an injury time winner at Brighton.

Rovers looked like spoiling the Brighton party, who were celebrating moving into their new home ground. Rovers led with just seven minutes remaining, thanks to a first half strike from Billy Sharp.

Substitute Will Buckley struck twice for Brighton, the winner coming deep into injury time, with Rovers reduced to ten men after James Hayter was stretchered off in the final minute of normal time after Rovers had already using their three allocated substitutions.

O`Driscoll admitted he would have settled for a point before kick off and he was especially pleased with the first half performance.

Speaking on the BBC website , O`Driscoll said, "I`d rather give Brighton credit than berate my own players, we hung in as long as we could but give Brighton some credit for the way they played.
"I would have taken a point before the game, results are in the lap of the gods, I would have taken the performance, a lot of the performance I was pleased with and in the first half we controlled large periods of the game.'

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 August 7 2011
Time: 8:05AM

Comments

0
We were our usual passing it around self and looked dangerous especially in thr first half. The turning point was the foul on Billy, he gets stretchered off and Dunk could have quite easily have been sent off. I'm beginning to think we have been cursed in 2011.
1879Rovers
07/08/2011 08:49:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

DRFC Grimsby Town v Doncaster Rovers Team News

Team news ahead of the game at Blundell Park

EFL Cup To Fast Track Video Assistance?

It's been reported this week that the Football Association could now fast track video assistant referee help for match day officials in the League Cup.

EFL Trophy Continues To Have A Future

EFL chief executive Shaun Harvey has said that the revamped EFL Trophy continues to have a future for League One and Two clubs in the coming years.

DRFC Darren Ferguson To Reach Special Landmark On Saturday

Doncaster Rovers manager Darren Ferguson will reach a landmark when his side step out at Grimsby Town on Saturday

Archived Vital Donny Articles

Vital Donny articles from

Site Journalists

DonnyEd
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How do you think Rovers will do against Grimsby?
Suggested By:
Win63%
Lose37%
Draw0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 39 23 9 7 78 30
2 Plymouth 39 23 6 10 75 19
3 Portsmouth 39 20 8 11 68 26
4 Stevenage 39 19 5 15 62 12
5 Blackpool 39 15 15 9 60 21
6 Luton 39 15 15 9 60 19
7 Exeter 39 17 8 14 59 16
8 Carlisle 39 15 14 10 59 -2
9 Mansfield 39 15 13 11 58 5
10 Colchester 39 16 9 14 57 4
11 Wycombe 39 15 10 14 55 0
12 Cambridge 39 15 9 15 54 4
13 Accrington 39 13 13 13 52 1
14 Grimsby 39 14 10 15 52 -2
15 Barnet 39 12 15 12 51 -3
16 Crewe 39 12 12 15 48 -9
17 Crawley 39 13 9 17 48 -13
18 Yeovil 39 10 16 13 46 -9
19 Morecambe 39 13 7 19 46 -15
20 Notts County 39 13 7 19 46 -22
21 Hartlepool 39 10 11 18 41 -16
22 Cheltenham 39 9 12 18 39 -16
23 Newport 39 7 12 20 33 -21
24 Leyton Orient 39 9 5 25 32 -29
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 1:00PM : Grimsby Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Mansfield Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Colchester United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Blackpool (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Wycombe Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Exeter City (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.DonnyEd10
2.1879Rovers8
3.Dblido1
Vital Football Comment