Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC Reading v Doncaster Head To Head

DRFC Reading v Doncaster Head To Head

Doncaster Rovers travel to Reading on Saturday with both sides currently in the bottom two in the championship table.

Rovers could not be facing worse opposition at the moment as Reading are their bogey side over the years.

Rovers have won on just five occasions in fourty fixtures between the two sides, both home and away.

Since Rovers promotion to the championship in 2008, they have won just one solitary point from six games when they shared the points in a dour 0-0 draw at the Madejski in 2009.

Last season at the Madejski, Rovers managed to let a 3-1 lead slip inside the final half hour, eventually losing 4-3.

Rovers have to go back to the 1984/85 season for their last success at Reading and also the last time they tasted victory against the Royals.

Alan Brown netted a hat trick for Rovers in a 4-1 win at Reading`s old Elm Park ground.

The first ever encounter between the two came at Elm Park in the 1948/49 season when Rovers claimed one of their rare victories in a 3-2 win in the FA Cup Third Round.

Rovers have failed to score in thirteen of their twenty-one visits to Berkshire, netting just eighteen goals in total over the years.

Reading enjoyed their biggest win during the 1973/74 season when they beat Rovers 5-0 in a Fourth Division clash.

Full list of results at Reading (League unless stated)

1949/50 Reading 2-3 Doncaster FA Cup
1958/59 Reading 2-0 Doncaster
1966/67 Reading 4-0 Doncaster
1969/70 Reading 1-0 Doncaster
1970/71 Reading 1-0 Doncaster
1971/72 Reading 3-1 Doncaster
1972/73 Reading 1-0 Doncaster
1972/73 Reading 2-0 Doncaster FA Cup
1973/74 Reading 5-0 Doncaster
1974/75 Reading 2-0 Doncaster
1975/76 Reading 0-1 Doncaster
1977/78 Reading 3-0 Doncaster
1978/79 Reading 3-0 Doncaster
1981/82 Reading 3-3 Doncaster
1982/83 Reading 2-0 Doncaster
1983/84 Reading 3-2 Doncaster
1984/85 Reading 1-4 Doncaster
1985/86 Reading 2-0 Doncaster
2008/09 Reading 2-1 Doncaster
2009/10 Reading 0-0 Doncaster
2010/11 Reading 4-3 Doncaster



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:Wednesday September 14 2011
Time: 10:00AM

Comments

0
Its a shocking record, Do Rovers have a worse record against anyone they have played this amount of times?
DonnyEd
16/09/2011 20:05:00
0
Its a shocking record, Do Rovers have a worse record against anyone they have played this amount of times?
DonnyEd
16/09/2011 20:05:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Blackpool - Match Officials

Match officials for the game between Doncaster Rovers and Blackpool

DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Blackpool - History

Vital Doncaster looks at the head-to-head record between Doncaster Rovers and Blackpool at Belle Vue and the Keepmoat over the years

Sky's 10 In 10 - Who Features?

Sky Sports being their festive 10 in 10 this week, so who features in the football screening overload for 2016/17?

November MotM Nomination - Ferguson

The November nominations for the Sky Bet League 2 Manager of the Month Award are in.

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 Blackppol?
Suggested By:
Win in normal time56%
Lose in normal time22%
Win on penalties22%
Lose on penalties0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 19 12 3 4 39 14
2 Carlisle 19 10 8 1 38 14
3 Plymouth 19 12 2 5 38 8
4 Portsmouth 19 9 4 6 31 12
5 Luton 19 8 7 4 31 10
6 Yeovil 19 8 4 7 28 1
7 Wycombe 19 8 4 7 28 1
8 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 27 11
9 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
10 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
11 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
12 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
13 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
14 Stevenage 18 7 3 8 24 -1
15 Colchester 19 6 5 8 23 1
16 Crawley 19 6 5 8 23 -11
17 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
18 Hartlepool 19 5 7 7 22 -4
19 Notts County 19 6 4 9 22 -8
20 Accrington 19 5 6 8 21 -5
21 Exeter 19 6 2 11 20 -5
22 Leyton Orient 19 5 3 11 18 -5
23 Cheltenham 19 3 9 7 18 -8
24 Newport 18 4 5 9 17 -5
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Plymouth Argyle (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 17 2016 12:30PM : Grimsby Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Notts County (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 31 2016 12:15PM : Mansfield Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Stevenage (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 5 2017 7:45PM : Portsmouth (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.DonnyEd10
2.1879Rovers4
Write for Vital Football