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Ipswich Town 1 - Doncaster Rovers 3

Portman Road

11/04/09 3pm

Attendance: 19,918

DRFC - Crucial win for Rovers

Doncaster travelled to Ipswich still searching for a win that would almost guarantee their safety in the Championship.

The sides went in level at half time, Gareth Roberts gave Doncaster the lead after nine minutes when his cross/shot went over Wright in the Ipswich goal.


Ipswich were soon level through Owen Garvan, his guided shot from just outside the box beat Sullivan in the Rovers goal.

Rovers surely secured survival in the Championship with second half goals from Paul Heffernan and James Hayter.

Rovers are now nine points clear of Norwich in the final relegation place with only four games remaining.

Team news:

Ipswich Town
Wright, Campo, Balkestein, Wright, Thatcher, Norris, Garvan, Shumulikoski, Counago, Walters, Dos Santos

Substitutes
Bialkowski, Bruce, Quinn, Wickham, Lisbie

Doncaster Rovers
Sullivan, Lockwood, Roberts, Chambers, Mills, Woods, Spicer, Wilson, Wellens, Shiels, Heffernan

Substitutes
Van Nieuwstadt, Hird, Lua Lua, Hayter, Guy

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The Journalist

Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday April 11 2009

Time: 6:06PM

Your Comments

Thank god for that, I'm feeling confident now we have enough to stay up.
dazza71
Thank god for that, I'm feeling confident now we have enough to stay up.
dazza71
Would have to be very unlucky to be relegated now
temaze10
Would have to be very unlucky to be relegated now
temaze10
 

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