Date:Sunday May 2 2010
Doncaster Rovers battled to a 0-0 at Swansea City on the final day of the season with a terrific defensive display.
Swansea needed three points to have any chance of a play off place.
Rovers gave a rare start to Ben Smith in goal as he replaced Neil Sullivan.
Swansea had the best chances of the first half with Kuqi, Cotterill and Pratley all going close.
Rovers rarely threatened the Swansea goal and Emmanuel-Thomas had there best effort from distance which went over the bar.
The second half followed a pretty similar pattern with Cotterill and Pratley having early chances to open the scoring.
Rovers had more chances in the second half with Swansea pushing men forward in search of a goal, Coppinger forcing De Vries into his first save of the afternoon.
Dean Shiels had a couple of good opportunities for Rovers but failed to hit the target.
Heffernan had a great chance to earn a victory for Rovers late on but he shot over when well placed.
Swansea thought they had won all three points in injury time when Beattie found the back of the net but the referee had already blown for a handball by Dyer.
Rovers finish the season in the top half of the table in twelfth place after a tremendous second season in the Championship.
De Vries, Rangel, Williams, Monk, Edgar, Britton, Gower, Pratley, Cotterill, Dyer, Kuqi
Cornell, Serran, Orlandi, Van Der Gun, Trundle, Pintado, Beattie
Smith, O`Connor, Hird, Martis, Roberts, Wilson, Mutch, Coppinger, Shiels, Emmanuel-Thomas, Hayter
Woods, Lockwood, Heffernan, McDaid, Dumbuya, Fairhurst, Clark
It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved
To visit the message board, click here.
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 .
Date:Sunday May 2 2010
|DRFC Coventry City v Doncaster Rovers - Team News
» Doncaster : 26/11/2015 20:59:01
|DRFC Wellens joins Latics on loan
» Doncaster : 26/11/2015 20:44:01
|Thomas Gets Recalled so Blackpool Move In For West
» Blackpool : 26/11/2015 17:42:01
|Sports Hall Named After Joel Richards
» Walsall : 26/11/2015 17:29:01
|Crewe snap up defender
» Crewe : 26/11/2015 16:04:00