Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC Doncaster v Birmingham Head to Head

DRFC Doncaster v Birmingham Head to Head

Vital Doncaster looks at the head-to-head record between Doncaster Rovers and Birmingham City at Doncaster over the years.

The two clubs have only ever met eight times at Doncaster with Doncaster winning three, Birmingham four and one draw.

The first ever meeting came during the 1902/03 season at their first permanent ground behind the deaf and dumb school in Doncaster, whilst Birmingham were still playing under their former name Small Heath.

Doncaster won the Second Division clash 1-0 in December. When the two sides met in the return game just four months later, Rovers were on the wrong end of their heaviest ever defeat when they lost 12-0.

It was 45 years before the two clubs clashed again, once again in a Second Division clash at Belle Vue. This time they shared the points in a 0-0 draw in the 1947/48 season.

They then met five seasons in a row between 1950/51 and 1954/55.

Rovers were twice on the end of heavy defeats, beaten 5-0 (51/52) and 5-1 (54/55). Sandwiched in between these two games, Rovers won 1-0 (52/53) and 3-1 (53/54).

It was 55 years before they met again. By which time Doncaster had moved to the Keepmoat Stadium.

The game came was in front of the live TV cameras during the 2008/09 season. Birmingham won 2-0 thanks to two first half goals from Cameron Jerome and Hameur Bouazza.

History of results at Doncaster
1902/03 Doncaster 1-0 Small Heath
1947/48 Doncaster 0-0 Birmingham
1950/51 Doncaster 0-1 Birmingham
1951/52 Doncaster 0-5 Birmingham
1952/53 Doncaster 1-0 Birmingham
1953/54 Doncaster 3-1 Birmingham
1954/55 Doncaster 1-5 Birmingham
2008/09 Doncaster 0-2 Birmingham


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







Exclusive to Vital ! Read now ! The Vital Boxing John H Stacey Interview



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Thursday March 29 2012
Time: 9:00AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

DRFC Rovers Duo Miss Out On Monthly Awards

Both Darren Ferguson and Jordan Houghton have missed out on their respective SkyBet League Two awards for November

DRFC On Loan Chelsea Midfielder Hoping To Stay

On loan Chelsea midfielder Jordan Houghton says he hopes a new deal at Doncaster Rovers will be sorted out in the near future

DRFC Plymouth Argyle v Doncaster Rovers Team News

Team news ahead of the clash at Home Park

DRFC Doncaster Rovers v Blackpool EFL Trophy Highlights

Highlights from the EFL Trophy clash between Doncaster Rovers and Blackpool on Tuesday evening

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 Plymouth?
Suggested By:
Win68%
Lose16%
Draw16%

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 Stevenage 19 8 3 8 27 1
10 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
11 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
12 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
13 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
14 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
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 19 4 5 10 17 -7
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
1.1879Rovers10
2.DonnyEd10
Write for Vital Football