Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

Bore Draw At Belle Vue

Bore Draw At Belle Vue

In a completely terrible and boring game, Rovers had one shot on target, a Brian Stock shot tipped over. Blackpool were no better with both sides running about clueless and lacking ideas.

Blackpool, to their credit, had worked Rovers out and realised that by sticking men on the wings O'Connor and Roberts could not get forward.

O'Driscoll made changes to the team and formation late on, but to no avail, with the players looking unsure as to what system they were meant to be playing towards the end.

Thankfully it was a point. Blackpool so nearly snatched it at the end but the Seasider's man shot wide with only Budtz to beat.

Neither side deserved anything from the game, but Rovers fans are used to watching fast flowing attacking football at Belle Vue, not the negative and dull show put on today.

With Rovers yet to score a league goal under O'Driscoll, the manager must surely be looking at an all out attack on Tuesday to move Rovers up the table as they hang periously over the relegation zone, grateful that Rotherham started on minus ten or else it would be the Rovers in the drop zone.


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

Writer:
Date:Saturday September 23 2006
Time: 9:13PM

Comments

0
we was told by a bournemouth fan when he took over they didn't play attacking football and they was the second lowest scoring team last season in league 1.
dazza71
23/09/2006 21:32:00
0
Due to work commitments a dont get to many matches. However I do listen to all games on Rovers World, (when listening to a commentary you hear the game through someone else's eyes) and they said how bad Rovers were and that was against a poor team in Blackpool. I think we missed McCammon or Dyer as target men.
viking phil
24/09/2006 07:53:00
0
It was very hard to watch. Not impressed with his after match comment, they he wanted to nick a goal - I thought we were the home side.
NathanDRFC
25/09/2006 08:34:00
0
Two very poor teams, so a fair result!
sandgroanun
25/09/2006 16:09:00
0
yeah its all good i think we have a good chance of wining both teams which is a good thing then when we start earning money again
no.1 rover
26/09/2006 18:49:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

DRFC Rovers add trip to Coventry City in pre-season

Doncaster Rovers have announced another pre-season friendly ahead of the new season

DRFC Nottingham Forest Details

Doncaster Rovers have announced the date and ticket prices for their EFL League Cup First Round tie with Nottingham Forest.

DRFC Ferguson to use loan market

Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson says he doesn`t intend to bring in any more permanent signings

DRFC No way back for transfer listed players

Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson says he is hoping the four transfer listed players that remain at the club will be gone fairly soon.

Archived Vital Donny Articles

Vital Donny articles from

Site Journalists

DonnyEd
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where do you feel Rovers still need to strengthen?
Suggested By:
Goal1%
Defence56%
Midfield0%
Attack43%
We are ok0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Northampton 46 29 12 5 99 36
P Oxford 46 24 14 8 86 43
P Bristol Rovers 46 26 7 13 85 31
4 Accrington 46 24 13 9 85 26
5 Plymouth 46 24 9 13 81 26
6 Portsmouth 46 21 15 10 78 31
7 Wimbledon 46 21 12 13 75 14
8 Leyton Orient 46 19 12 15 69 -1
9 Cambridge 46 18 14 14 68 11
10 Carlisle 46 17 16 13 67 5
11 Luton 46 19 9 18 66 2
12 Mansfield 46 17 13 16 64 8
13 Wycombe 46 17 13 16 64 1
14 Exeter 46 17 13 16 64 -2
15 Barnet 46 17 11 18 62 -1
16 Hartlepool 46 15 6 25 51 -23
17 Notts County 46 14 9 23 51 -29
18 Stevenage 46 11 15 20 48 -15
19 Yeovil 46 11 15 20 48 -16
20 Crawley 46 13 8 25 47 -33
21 Morecambe 46 12 10 24 46 -22
22 Newport 46 10 13 23 43 -21
R Dag & Red 46 8 10 28 34 -35
R York 46 7 13 26 34 -36
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.DonnyEd21
2.1879Rovers16
3.Foxylad1
4.BarryGreyBeard1