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DRFC Doncaster v Leicester Head To Head

Vital Doncaster looks at the head to head record between Doncaster and Leicester at both Belle Vue and the Keepmoat over the years.

Despite both clubs long histories this will be only the fifteenth clash between the two sides.

In the previous fourteen games, Doncaster have won four, Leicester three and there have been seven draws.

The first time the two met was during the 1901/02 season when Leicester were known as Leicester Fosse. Doncaster earned the points with a 2-1 win in a Second Division encounter.

Leicester had to wait until their tenth visit to Belle Vue before enjoying their first victory, when they won a Second Division clash 2-0 in February1954.

Rovers gained revenge in the next meeting when they recorded their biggest win with a 6-2 victory in September 1955.

Leicester are unbeaten on their last three visits to Doncaster.

The two sides met last season in Rovers last home game of the season.

Steve Brooker scored a rare goal to give Rovers an early second half lead. Yakubu equalised for Leicester in the final fifteen minutes to earn Leicester a draw. The point for Rovers was enough to secure their stay in the championship.


Full list of results at Doncaster
1901/02 Doncaster 2-1 Leicester
1902/03 Doncaster 0-0 Leicester
1904/05 Doncaster 3-0 Leicester
1935/36 Doncaster 1-0 Leicester
1936/37 Doncaster 0-0 Leicester
1947/48 Doncaster 1-1 Leicester
1950/51 Doncaster 2-2 Leicester
1951/52 Doncaster 2-2 Leicester
1952/53 Doncaster 0-0 Leicester
1953/54 Doncaster 0-2 Leicester
1955/56 Doncaster 6-2 Leicester
1956/57 Doncaster 0-2 Leicester
2009/10 Doncaster 0-1 Leicester
2010/11 Doncaster 1-1 Leicester





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The Journalist

Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 14 2011

Time: 8:00AM

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Really c ould do with a win from this one.
DonnyEd
Come on Rovers, another performance like Southampton and we will be ok.
1879Rovers
 

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