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DRFC Rovers v Bournemouth Head To Head

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

The two sides have met on 17 previous occasions at Doncaster, with Doncaster winning 7, Bournemouth 2 and 8 have been drawn.

It wasn`t until the 1958/59 season that they first met. Doncaster winning a Third Division clash 5-1, their biggest win over Bournemouth.

Bournemouth failed to win on any of their first twelve meetings to Belle Vue and it wasn`t until the 1986/87 season that they enjoyed their first and biggest win, when they won 3-0.

Their only other win came in their only meeting at the Keepmoat in the 2007/08 season.

Doncaster had failed to win their opening two league games in what was to prove a promotion season and Bournemouth made it three games without a win when they won 2-1. Gordon Greer had given Rovers the lead but goals from Max Gradel and Jo Kuffour ensured the points returned to the South Coast.

Doncaster fans of a certain age will remember the final home game of the 1980/81 season.

Doncaster went into the game knowing victory would win them promotion from Division Four.

Goals from Alan Warboys and Ian Nimmo secured a 2-1 win for Doncaster.

The win ensured Doncaster their first promotion in ten years, to the wild celebrations in front of over 11,000 fans.

Full history - All League
1958/59 Rovers 5-1 Bournemouth
1966/67 Rovers 1-1 Bournemouth
1969/70 Rovers 2-1 Bournemouth
1975/76 Rovers 1-1 Bournemouth
1976/77 Rovers 0-0 Bournemouth
1977/78 Rovers 0-0 Bournemouth
1978/79 Rovers 1-1 Bournemouth
1979/80 Rovers 1-0 Bournemouth
1980/81 Rovers 2-1 Bournemouth
1982/83 Rovers 2-1 Bournemouth
1984/85 Rovers 3-0 Bournemouth
1985/86 Rovers 1-1 Bournemouth
1986/87 Rovers 0-3 Bournemouth
2004/05 Rovers 1-1 Bournemouth
2005/06 Rovers 4-2 Bournemouth
2006/07 Rovers 1-1 Bournemouth
2007/08 Rovers 1-2 Bournemouth


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The Journalist

Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 8 2012

Time: 8:00PM

Your Comments

I remember the promotion game from 1981 as if it was yesterday. Remember all the fans coming onto the pitch and celebrating in front of the main stand at the end.
1879Rovers
I was ten when we won the game for prootion in 1981. I remember being in the cowsheds when Nimmo rose to head home the winner.
DonnyEd
 

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