DRFC Doncaster v Crystal Palace Head To Head
Doncaster Rovers meet Crystal Palace at the Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday, for only the eighth time in their histories in Doncaster.
In the previous seven, Doncaster have the slightly better record, winning three to the eagles two and two have been drawn.
The first ever meeting came during the 1959/60 season when Palace won a Fourth Division clash 2-1.
The following season Palace also left Belle Vue with maximum points in a 5-1 win.
Doncaster won the next two clashes, both coming in the League Cup.
In the 1975/76 season, Doncaster progressed in the competition with a 2-1 victory.
When the sides next met during the 1981/82 season, Doncaster won a first leg clash 1-0 before losing in extra time at Palace 2-0 to lose 2-1 on aggregate.
They ten had to wait 27 years for the next game between the pair when Doncaster won a Championship clash 2-0.
When the two sides clashed last season, they shared the points in a 0-0 draw towards the end of the season.
The game was played in front of a full house at the Keepmoat after the Rovers board decided to give tickets away for free to try and generate an atmosphere in a relegation six pointer.
Full list of results (League unless stated)
1959/60 Crystal Palace 4-0 Doncaster Rovers
1959/60 Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Crystal Palace
1960/61 Doncaster Rovers 1-5 Crystal Palace
1960/61 Crystal Palace 5-1 Doncaster Rovers
1975/76 Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Crystal Palace League Cup
1981/82 Doncaster Rovers 1-0 Crystal Palace League Cup
1981/82 Crystal Palace 2-0 Doncaster Rovers League Cup
2003/04 Crystal Palace 2-1 Doncaster Rovers League Cup
2008/09 Crystal Palace 2-1 Doncaster Rovers
2008/09 Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Crystal Palace
2009/10 Crystal Palace 0-3 Doncaster Rovers
2009/10 Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Crystal Palace
2010/11 Crystal Palace 1-0 Doncaster Rovers
2010/11 Doncaster Rovers 0-0 Crystal Palace
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
To visit the message board, click here.
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 .
Vital Doncaster on:
Vital Doncaster on: