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DRFC Ferguson - A Terrible Way To Lose A Game

DRFC Ferguson - A Terrible Way To Lose A Game

Doncaster Rovers boss Darren Ferguson says it was an awful way to lose the game to the last kick of the match in the thirteenth minute of injury time.

Doncaster looked set to grab the South Yorkshire bragging rights following a goal from John Marquis in the first half but injury time goals from Michael Smith and Joe Newell ensured Rotherham kept their winning run going and Ferguson was left disappointed after the game.

'It's a terrible way to lose a game of football with the last kick of the ball,' Ferguson told BBC Radio Sheffield .

"I couldn`t ask any more of my players.

"It is a real bitter one to take to lose a derby in the way that we did.

"That is now twice that they have done it to us having scored in the 96th minute at our place and they have done it again today.

Marquis goal on 39 minutes looked like being the winning goal, in a game that unravelled for Doncaster in the second half, as serious looking injuries to Tom Anderson and then Alfie Beestin meant a lengthy spell of injury time.

Smith levelled for Rotherham in the third minute of injury time to deny Doncaster the win and just when it looked like they would come away with at least a point, Newell scored the winner for the home side with the last kick of the game from the penalty spot in the thirteenth minute of stoppage time.

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Date:Sunday February 25 2018
Time: 8:03AM

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