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Sharp claims points for Rovers

Doncaster Rovers
1 - 0
Sheffield Wednesday

Keepmoat

08/12/09 7.45pm

Attendance: 12,825

Referee:

Doncaster Rovers enjoyed back to back victories for the first time this season with a hard fought 1-0 win over South Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Wednesday.

Rovers stuck with the same side that defeated Crystal Palace at the weekend for the game.

The only goal of the game came inside the final fifteen minutes when Billy Sharp, who is on loan from Wednesday`s steel city neighbours United gave Grant no chance in the Wednesday goal with a powerful header.

The goal was his seventh in his last eight games as he is beginning to produce the form he showed when at Scunthorpe United, prior to joining Sheffield United.

Teams

Doncaster Rovers
Sullivan, Chambers, Shackell, Roberts, O`Connor, Oster, Woods, Shiels, Coppinger, Sharp, Hayter

Subs
Smith, Webster, Gillett, Spicer, Hird, Wilson, Guy

Sheffield Wednesday
Grant, Buxton, Purse, Beevers, Spurr, Tudgay, McAllister, Potter, Johnson, O`Connor, Clarke

Subs
O`Donnell, Esajas, Simek, Soares, Feeney, Gray, Varney


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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Tuesday December 8 2009
Time: 10:15PM

Comments

0
Another good three points, its still quite tight in the bottom half.
dazza71
09/12/2009 19:32:00
0
Had to be Billy Sharp didn't it!
herringthorpe
09/12/2009 21:59:00
0
I said on here the other day he was a banker for the first goal, wish I'd have backed him.
King Billy
10/12/2009 05:37:00
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We just need to make sure w can hold onto Sharp in January, all these goals might get a few people interested.
DonnyEd
10/12/2009 05:39:00
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