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DRFC A look back at Colchester v Doncaster

DRFC A look back at Colchester v Doncaster

A look back at the history of games between Colchester United and Doncaster Rovers.

Saturday will be Rovers first ever visit to the Weston Homes Community Stadium having moved to their new home from Layer Road in 2008.

Rovers previous 20 visits to Colchester were all at Layer Road with Colchester winning 13, Rovers 4 and 3 have been draw.

The first ever meeting came in the 1958/59 season when Colchester won 1-0 in a Third Division clash.

Rovers had to wait until their fifth visit in the 1971/72 season when they returned to Yorkshire with both points in a 2-1 win.

Their last victory was in the 1994/95 season when they won 3-0, their best win at Layer Road.

Rovers have failed to win on any of their last six visits, losing five. Their last visit there was in the 2005/06 season when they lost 3-2

Full history of results at Colchester
Full history of results at Colchester
1958/59 Colchester 1-0 Rovers
1961/62 Colchester 5-3 Rovers
1965/66 Colchester 2-1 Rovers
1966/67 Colchester 5-0 Rovers
1971/72 Colchester 1-2 Rovers
1972/73 Colchester 1-1 Rovers
1973/74 Colchester 3-0 Rovers
1976/77 Colchester 1-0 Rovers
1983/84 Colchester 1-1 Rovers
1988/89 Colchester 0-1 Rovers
1989/90 Colchester 2-0 Rovers
1992/93 Colchester 2-0 Rovers
1993/94 Colchester 3-1 Rovers
1994/95 Colchester 0-3 Rovers
1995/96 Colchester 1-0 Rovers
1996/97 Colchester 2-2 Rovers
1997/98 Colchester 2-1 Rovers
2004/05 Colchester 4-1 Rovers
2005/06 Colchester 3-2 Rovers

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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Wednesday September 12 2012
Time: 11:00AM

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Be good to get a new ground out of the way.
1879Rovers
12/09/2012 20:37:00
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I went to Layer Road many times with Rovers
donnyed
13/09/2012 07:09:00
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