DRFC Preston v Doncaster Head To Head
Vital Doncaster looks at the head-to-head record between Preston North End and Doncaster Rovers at Deepdale over the years.
In both sides long histories they have only ever met on fifteen occasions at Deepdale with the home side winning 11, Doncaster 2 and 2 draws.
Despite meeting on only fifteen occasions, the first one came way back in the 1901/02 season when Preston won 3-0.
Preston won the following season 5-0 and it was almost fifty years before they met again in the 1950/51 season.
The lilywhites went one better on this occasion winning 6-1.
Preston scored 25 goals in the first six meeting at Deepdale, scoring a minimum of three goals in each game.
It wasn`t until Rovers eighth visit that they recorded their first win when they won 2-1.
Rovers held Preston to a 2-2 draw in the 1994/95 season. The clash marked the debut of a young David Beckham who was on loan at Preston from Manchester United and he marked the occasion with a goal.
The sides last met on the opening day of the 2010/11 season.
Goals from James O`Connor and James Hayter in the opening twenty minutes secured a 2-0 win for Rovers.
Full list of results at Preston (League unless stated)
1901/02 Preston 3-0 Doncaster Rovers
1902/03 Preston 5-0 Doncaster Rovers
1950/51 Preston 6-1 Doncaster Rovers
1970/71 Preston 4-0 Doncaster Rovers
1981/82 Preston 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1982/83 Preston 4-1 Doncaster Rovers
1984/85 Preston 2-0 Doncaster Rovers
1987/88 Preston 1-2 Doncaster Rovers
1993/94 Preston 3-1 Doncaster Rovers
1994/95 Preston 2-2 Doncaster Rovers
1995/96 Preston 1-0 Doncaster Rovers
1997/98 Preston 3-2 Doncaster Rovers FA Cup
2008/09 Preston 1-0 Doncaster Rovers
2009/10 Preston 1-1 Doncaster Rovers
2010/11 Preston 0-2 Doncaster Rovers
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