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Rovers almost safe

Barnsley
2 - 2
Doncaster Rovers

Oakwell

25/04/11 3pm

Attendance: 12,418

Referee:

Doncaster Rovers moved to within a point of certain safety in the Championship, after twice taking the lead before being pegged back in the local derby at Barnsley.

The game sprung into life in the last half hour when Euell tap in from close range.

Barnsley were level within ten minutes when Stephen Foster got on the end of a Butterfield corner.

Rovers were back in front four minutes later when Euell was again on hand to pounce after Steele spilled a Oster shot.

Just when it looked like Rovers were going to claim the three points that would guarantee safety Kieran Trippier fired home a free kick for the home side.

Rovers are now six points clear of Sheffield United and Scunthorpe in the relegation places, with only Sheffield United having a realistic chance of catching them on goal difference with two games remaining.

Teams

Barnsley
Steele, Shackell, Foster, Trippier, Hill, Doyle, Mellis (Hassell 62), Butterfield, Haynes (Rose 79), Noble-Lazarus (Clark 75), Gray

Subs not used
Preece, Arismendi, McEveley, O`Brien,

Doncaster
Woods (Sullivan 69), O`Connor, Hird, Thomas, Friend, Oster, Coppinger, Mason (Wilson 88), Hayter, Euell (Brooker 88), Gillett

Subs not used
Kilgallon, Souza, Moussa, Shiels

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Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Monday April 25 2011
Time: 8:19PM

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Gutted to concede so late on. I hope that doesn't come back to haunt us.
1879Rovers
29/04/2011 08:23:00
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