Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC Saunders in talks with experienced duo

DRFC Saunders in talks with experienced duo

New Doncaster Rovers boss Dean Saunders has admitted to holding discussions with both Pascal Chimbonda and El-Hadji Diouf.

The experienced Premier League duo are both free agents after being released at the end of last season.

Chimbonda was in the crowd on Tuesday night as Rovers drew 1-1 with Hull City and Saunders admitted that they had been in discussions, when he said, "I spoke to him (Chimbonda) before the game and will speak to him afterwards. 'I haven't discussed the ins and outs but he's obviously interested or he wouldn't be here. To sign a player like him at this club would be brilliant. He's gone for millions and millions in his career and it would be brilliant.
'I will discuss with him what he wants to do. He looks fit and is a class player and if I could get him in he would make such a difference to the whole club.'

Saunders also admitted to holding talks with Diouf earlier in the week and feels that now other clubs have been alerted to his situation; it may scupper Rovers plans to sign him. 'I'm hopeful it might happen. When it appeared on television yesterday I thought other clubs would have come out of the woodwork and it looks like that might have happened.
'I did speak to him. I want to get some players in. Players like that don't come around very often and if we do get them, they'll be short-term, probably benefiting us and them,' Saunders continued.

Saunders watched his side pick up another point on Tuesday night, making it four points in two games since he took charge at the weekend.

The point wasn`t enough to lift them off the foot of the championship table, although they are now just a point behind Bristol City in twenty-third place.

Rovers now get ready for a tough test at Peterborough United on Saturday, who have settled into life in the championship after winning promotion from League One last season.

Peterborough moved into the top half of the table on Tuesday night with a 3-2 win at Portsmouth.

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 28 2011
Time: 2:26PM

Comments

0
The pair have got troubled pasts and plenty of baggage. Still wouldn't mind both.
1879Rovers
28/09/2011 21:16:00
0
The pair have got troubled pasts and plenty of baggage. Still wouldn't mind both.
1879Rovers
28/09/2011 21:16:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

Football League - Fixture Day & 2017/18 Key Dates

The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2017/18 season, and the all important fixtures will be released on Wednesday June 21 at 9am.

DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Luton Town Highlights

Highlights from the clash between Doncaster Rovers and Luton Town on Saturday

DRFC Ferguson Calls Luton Striker A Disgrace

Doncaster Rovers manager Darren Ferguson slammed Luton Town striker Danny Hylton after the draw at the Keepmoat on Saturday

Ferguson - Not Looking Good For On Loan Chelsea Midfielder

On loan Chelsea midfielder Jordan Houghton could be on the sidelines for a while according to Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson

Archived Vital Donny Articles

Vital Donny articles from

Site Journalists

DonnyEd
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the match v Luton?
Suggested By:
Lawlor3%
Alcock46%
Mason0%
Butler3%
Blair18%
Houghton3%
Coppinger0%
Grant3%
Williams0%
Marquis3%
Rowe6%
Middleton0%
McSheffrey3%
May12%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 32 19 7 6 64 23
2 Plymouth 31 19 4 8 61 17
3 Carlisle 32 15 13 4 58 11
4 Luton 32 14 11 7 53 18
5 Portsmouth 31 15 7 9 52 16
6 Exeter 32 15 5 12 50 16
7 Mansfield 32 12 11 9 47 4
8 Stevenage 32 14 4 14 46 1
9 Wycombe 31 13 7 11 46 0
10 Barnet 32 11 12 9 45 -2
11 Colchester 31 12 8 11 44 6
12 Grimsby 32 12 8 12 44 0
13 Cambridge 31 12 7 12 43 3
14 Blackpool 31 10 12 9 42 12
15 Morecambe 30 12 5 13 41 -7
16 Crawley 31 11 6 14 39 -11
17 Yeovil 32 9 11 12 38 -7
18 Crewe 32 8 12 12 36 -11
19 Accrington 30 8 9 13 33 -10
20 Notts County 32 9 6 17 33 -21
21 Cheltenham 32 7 11 14 32 -10
22 Hartlepool 32 7 11 14 32 -18
23 Leyton Orient 32 8 5 19 29 -15
24 Newport 31 5 10 16 25 -15
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)

Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Accrington Stanley (H)
Sky Bet League Two
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

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.1879Rovers8
2.DonnyEd6
3.Dblido3
Write for Vital Football