UK time is: 20:00:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

DRFC Meite looking to impress the manager

Experienced defender Abdoulaye Meite says he could stay past the end of the season and he is looking to impress Doncaster Rovers manager Paul Dickov.

The vastly experienced defender signed for Rovers until the end of the season recently after training with the club since November and Meite, who has played in the Premier League with West Bromwich Albion and Bolton Wanderers as well as at the top level in France with Marseille, says he is looking to impress during his time at the Keepmoat.

Speaking in the South Yorkshire Times , Meite said, "I`ve signed until the end of the season and it`s up to me do well for Doncaster.

"Afterwards we will see if I stay, and if the club is happy with me or not.

"That is the challenge for me, to impress the manager.

"He has shown faith in me and after I left Finland he showed that he wanted me. That`s always important to a player."


Meite has made two appearances since signing for Rovers and he made his home debut last weekend as Rovers won for the first time since November with a 3-0 home win over Wigan Athletic.

The 33-year-old has been joined at the Keepmoat this month by former West Brom teammate and fellow defender Gabriel Tamas.

The pair have been brought in as Rovers boss Dickov looks to add steel and experience in the defence of a side that has conceded 43 goals so far this season with only Bournemouth and Millwall having worse defensive records in the championship.

Last weekend also saw the return of young defender James Husband who impressed on his return from a long-term injury and with fellow defenders Rob Jones and Jamie McCombe also closing in on a return after lengthy lay-offs; Dickov has strength in depth in defence for the first time this season.

Rovers travel to Blackpool today looking to build on their win over Wigan last weekend as they look for back-to-back wins for the first time this season.


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 January 25 2014

Time: 9:00AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Archived 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 36
2. 1879Rovers 23
3. Dblido 2
4. Hogans Bar 1
5. Jaclin 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Leeds Utd 42 14 8 20 -9 50
17. Huddersfield 42 12 10 20 -9 46
18. Birmingham 41 11 10 20 -10 43
19. Doncaster 42 11 10 21 -26 43
20. Blackpool 42 10 12 20 -26 42
21. Charlton 41 10 11 20 -24 41
22. Millwall 42 9 13 20 -30 40

Breaking League News

Glovers Recall Foley
Yeovil : 16/04/2014 19:34:00
Vital Latics Wembley Coach Raffle Winners
Wigan : 16/04/2014 18:34:00
Midfielder frustrated with red return
Reading : 16/04/2014 18:01:00
Pompey keen on McCabe loan extension
Sheff Wed : 16/04/2014 15:52:00
Charlton 1-2 Barnsley
Charlton : 16/04/2014 13:54:00
Barnsley : 16/04/2014 12:54:00
Ex-Owl Jones sacked by Port Vale
Sheff Wed : 16/04/2014 11:44:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the match v Ipswich?
Suggested By:  
Johnstone 50%
Quinn 0%
Meite 0%
Tamas 0%
Husband 0%
Coppinger 0%
Cotterill 0%
Keegan 50%
Brown 0%
Sharp 0%
Furman 0%