UK time is: 18:14:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

DRFC Rovers draw with Motherwell

Doncaster Rovers drew their latest pre-season friendly against Motherwell 0-0.

Having given the squad 45-minutes each so far in pre-season, boss Paul Dickov gave most of the starting eleven at least an hour of the game with Mark Duffy making his Rovers debut having signed from Scunthorpe United.

Trialist goalkeeper Marion Kello played the 90 minutes and there was also an appearance from fellow trialist Luke McCullough but there was no place in the side for Sanchez Payne or Danny Philliskirk who had played in the previous three games.

Scottish Premier League side Motherwell are ahead of Rovers in pre-season as they prepare for a Champions League qualifier in the near future.

The first half was fairly uneventful until a nasty looking injury to Rovers midfielder Marc De Val Fernandez on the stroke of half time saw him carried off the pitch.

David Cotterill had a good chance to give Rovers the lead early in the second half but he somehow fired wide.

Cotterill again went close, this time seeing his effort being saved. At the other end, Kello tipped a shot from Bob McHugh.

Chris Brown came closest to winning the game for Rovers but his header was easy for the Motherwell goalkeeper.

Rovers now head out to Portugal before returning for their final pre-season friendly at Bradford City on July 27th.

ROVERS:
Marion Kello; Paul Quinn (Liam Wakefield 61), Jean Yves M`Voto (Evan Finnegan 78), Tommy Spurr; Rob Jones (Luke McCullough 78), Marc De Val Fernandez (Paul Keegan 44), David Cotterill (James Husband 61) Kyle Bennett (David Syers 46), Billy Paynter (Chris Brown 61), Dean Furman (James Harper 61), James Coppinger (Mark Duffy 61)

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










Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 13 2013

Time: 8:34PM

Your Comments

Marc De Val Fernandez going for a scan on Monday. Not looking good.
DonnyEd
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Doncaster Rovers Articles

Archived Doncaster Rovers Articles

List All Vital Donny Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. DonnyEd 16
2. 1879Rovers 7
3. Dblido 6
4. fzuzrh2 5
5. fzuzrh1 3
6. bowler1 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Coventry 15 4 4 7 -7 16
18. Walsall 15 3 6 6 -3 15
19. Leyton Orient 15 3 6 6 -5 15
20. Doncaster 13 4 3 6 -8 15
21. Gillingham 15 3 5 7 -7 14
22. Yeovil 15 3 4 8 -14 13
23. Crewe 15 4 1 10 -19 13

Breaking League News

Sheffield Wednesday Striker Makes City Return
Coventry : 30/10/2014 12:02:00
Burton makes York move
Scunthorpe : 30/10/2014 10:32:00
Clive Platt Retires
Walsall : 30/10/2014 10:16:00
Blades Host Southampton
Sheff Utd : 30/10/2014 09:45:00
Leyton Orient 0-2 Preston North End
Preston : 30/10/2014 09:44:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match v MK Dons?
Suggested By:  
Steer 19%
Wabara 0%
McCullough 0%
Butler 8%
Evina 0%
Wellens 0%
Forrester 0%
Main 0%
Tyson 41%
Bennett 16%
Keegan 16%