Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC Barnes - We can't keep squandering leads

DRFC Barnes - We can't keep squandering leads

Doncaster Rovers midfielder Giles Barnes says the side must stop throwing away leads after dropping points for the second Saturday in a row from winning positions.

Barnes netted his first goal for the club to give them a first half lead against Peterborough United on Saturday but they had to settle for a point when Peterborough substitute Tyrone Barnett netted an equaliser in the 93rd minute.

The goal came as a cruel blow as Rovers had chances to clinch the three points with Kyle Bennett going close and John Oster wasting a great chance late in the game.

The draw with Peterborough came on the back of throwing away a 2-0 goal lead at Leeds United the previous weekend, where they eventually lost 3-2 to a 99th minute winner.

Speaking on the Doncaster Rovers official website, Barnes said, "We need to be more resilient in the upcoming games. We can`t give away leads, it happened last weekend after we went 2-0 up and it has happened again this week. I am sure we will learn from our mistakes and it won`t happen again.

The draw at the weekend leaves Rovers six points from safety at the foot of the championship and they now face a busy March with nine games scheduled to be played.

Rovers are in home action against one of the form sides in the championship Brighton next Saturday, before a crucial game at Nottingham Forest the following week.

They have a very difficult run of fixtures in March with games against four of the current top five in the division.

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:Monday February 27 2012
Time: 4:10PM

Comments

0
I wonder how many points we have dropped again this season from leading positions?
1879Rovers
28/02/2012 13:03:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

More Reliable Than A League 2 Octopus? (22/2/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final League Two positions for 2016/17.

DRFC On Loan Midfielder Returns To Chelsea

On loan midfielder Jordan Houghton has returned to parent club Chelsea.

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

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:
Lawlor4%
Alcock50%
Mason0%
Butler2%
Blair18%
Houghton2%
Coppinger0%
Grant2%
Williams0%
Marquis2%
Rowe5%
Middleton0%
McSheffrey2%
May13%

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 Colchester 32 13 8 11 47 7
8 Mansfield 32 12 11 9 47 4
9 Stevenage 32 14 4 14 46 1
10 Wycombe 32 13 7 12 46 -1
11 Barnet 32 11 12 9 45 -2
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 31 12 6 13 42 -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 32 5 11 16 26 -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