Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

DRFC Coppinger happy to stay

DRFC Coppinger happy to stay

Doncaster Rovers midfielder James Coppinger says he is happy to stay at the Keepmoat stadium next season and try and help Rovers make a quick return to the championship.

Coppinger is the clubs longest serving player having signed from Exeter City in 2004 and despite the clubs relegation he says he will be happy to remain with the club.

Speaking in the Sheffield Star, Coppinger said, "I haven`t heard anything but you never know what is going to happen in football. But I would think the odds at the moment are on me still being here next season.

"It certainly wouldn`t bother me if I stayed here and helped try and get the club back into the Championship."


The 31 year old looked certain to be one of those making a move from the Keepmoat this summer with clubs reportedly interested in his services.

Rovers have admitted that they will need to lose the services of some of the highest earning players at the club as they look to reduce their wage bill following their relegation.

Last summer, Coppinger was the target of championship side Ipswich Town who made a £300,000 bid for the midfielder.

Rovers turned down the bid from Ipswich, who also failed in a bid to lure striker Billy Sharp at the same time.

Coppinger signed a new deal at Rovers last July until the summer of 2014 and he has now made over 300 appearances for the club.

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 July 2 2012
Time: 1:02PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

Comments

0
I would love him to stay but I think Rovers will be desperate to offload a player who must be on a good contract after signing an improved deal only last summer.
DonnyEd
04/07/2012 20:38:00
0
He is saying the right things but we all know he will be leaving.
1879Rovers
04/07/2012 21:14:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

Rovers Start With A Win

Doncaster Rovers have started the EFL Trophy group stage with a 2-0 win at Mansfield Town.

Alfie Beestin on his Doncaster debut opened the scoring with just 15 minutes remaining. Beestin arrive

DRFC Rovers Bring In Former Leeds United Defender

Doncaster Rovers have signed defender Frazer Richardson on a short-term deal.

DRFC Mansfield Town v Doncaster Rovers Line-ups

Teams for the game at Field Mill this evening

DRFC Mansfield Town v Doncaster Rovers - History

ital Doncaster looks at the record between Doncaster Rovers and Mansfield Town over the years

Archived Vital Donny Articles

Vital Donny articles from

Site Journalists

DonnyEd
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man of the match v Mansfield?
Suggested By:
Etheridge0%
Wright0%
Fielding0%
Calder0%
Evina0%
Blair0%
Middleton0%
Houghton0%
Williams0%
Beestin100%
Mandeville0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Morecambe 5 4 0 1 12 3
2 Luton 5 3 1 1 10 6
3 Doncaster 5 3 1 1 10 4
4 Colchester 5 3 1 1 10 3
5 Mansfield 5 3 1 1 10 1
6 Carlisle 5 2 3 0 9 2
7 Plymouth 5 3 0 2 9 0
8 Portsmouth 5 2 2 1 8 1
9 Crawley 5 2 2 1 8 0
10 Leyton Orient 5 2 1 2 7 2
11 Notts County 5 2 1 2 7 0
12 Grimsby 5 2 0 3 6 2
13 Barnet 5 1 3 1 6 1
14 Cheltenham 5 1 3 1 6 1
15 Hartlepool 5 1 3 1 6 0
16 Crewe 5 1 3 1 6 -1
17 Blackpool 5 1 2 2 5 0
18 Newport 5 1 2 2 5 -1
19 Wycombe 5 1 2 2 5 -2
20 Accrington 5 1 1 3 4 -3
21 Yeovil 5 1 1 3 4 -3
22 Stevenage 5 1 1 3 4 -6
23 Exeter 5 1 0 4 3 -4
24 Cambridge 5 0 2 3 2 -6
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.1879Rovers20
2.DonnyEd14
3.Dblido7
4.Leinster Rover4
5.jnnybns012
6.BarryGreyBeard2