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Crystal Palace 0 - Doncaster Rovers 3

Selhurst Park

05/12/09 3pm

Attendance: 13,985

Three-sy for Rovers

Doncaster Rovers enjoyed a successful trip to the capital with their first away win of the season against an in inform Crystal Palace.

It was also Rovers first ever victory at Selhurst Park having lost on their previous five visits.

Billy Sharp continued his good goalscoring form with the opener shortly before half time when he side footed in from close range.

Rovers increased the lead just past the hour when Woods right foot drive beat Speroni in the Palace goal.

The visitors were enjoying the afternoon and wrapped up the game inside the final fifteen minutes when James Hayter latched onto a through ball and beat Speroni to record an emphatic victory for Rovers.


Sullivan, Chambers, Shackell, Roberts, O`Connor, Oster (Wilson 78), Woods (Hird 81), Coppinger (Spicer 79), Sharp, Shiels, Hayter

Subs not used
Smith, Webster, Guy, Gillett

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Date:Saturday December 5 2009

Time: 8:56PM

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A great win against Palace, never a easy place to get a result.
King Billy
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05/12/2009 21:05:00

They've been playing really well recently, didn't think Rovers would get much.
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05/12/2009 21:11:00

I am sure Danns must still be wondering how he missed for them at 0-0.
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08/12/2009 05:54:00


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