Vital Football

Latest Doncaster Rovers News

Crucial win for Rovers

Nottingham Forest
1 - 2
Doncaster Rovers

City Ground

06/03/12 7.45pm

Attendance: 18,521

Referee:

Doncaster Rovers battled to a crucial three points at Nottingham Forest as new signing Frederic Piquionne marked it with a superb strike.

Piquionne signed on loan for a month from West Ham earlier in the day and he broke the deadlock with a thunderous strike from fully 35 yards.

The lead was doubled in the early moments of the second half when Kyle Bennett fired home from close range.

Forest got a lifeline just past the hour through Dexter Blackstock but Rovers held out for a crucial three points and they are now within three points of Forest who are just outside the relegation places.

It was a huge win for Rovers with both Millwall and Bristol City also winning.

Teams

Nottingham Forest
Camp, Wootton (Reid 46), Chambers, Lynch, Elokobi (Cunningham 57), Gunter, Moussi, Guedioura, McLeary, Blackstock, Findlay (McGugan 74)

Subs not used
Smith, Anderson

Doncaster
Ikeme, Martis, Beye, Chimbonda, Spurr (Hird 50), Barnes, Gillett, Piquionne (Bagayoko 64), Diouf (Oster 71), Bennett, Coppinger

Subs not used
Hayter, Robert

Join Vital Donny

Join The Vital Debate


Join Vital Doncaster Rovers!

With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!


You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.

Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.

So why not join Vital today?

It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved

Message Board

To visit the message board, click here.

Get involved

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 .


Bookmark and Share





Vital Doncaster on:
facebook



Vital Doncaster on:
twitter







Writer:DonnyEd
Date:Tuesday March 6 2012
Time: 9:49PM

Comments

0
What a massive win for Rovers. Now kick on from here
donnyed
06/03/2012 22:08:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Site Journalists

DonnyEd
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where do you feel Rovers still need to strengthen?
Suggested By:
Goal1%
Defence56%
Midfield0%
Attack43%
We are ok0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Northampton 46 29 12 5 99 36
P Oxford 46 24 14 8 86 43
P Bristol Rovers 46 26 7 13 85 31
4 Accrington 46 24 13 9 85 26
5 Plymouth 46 24 9 13 81 26
6 Portsmouth 46 21 15 10 78 31
7 Wimbledon 46 21 12 13 75 14
8 Leyton Orient 46 19 12 15 69 -1
9 Cambridge 46 18 14 14 68 11
10 Carlisle 46 17 16 13 67 5
11 Luton 46 19 9 18 66 2
12 Mansfield 46 17 13 16 64 8
13 Wycombe 46 17 13 16 64 1
14 Exeter 46 17 13 16 64 -2
15 Barnet 46 17 11 18 62 -1
16 Hartlepool 46 15 6 25 51 -23
17 Notts County 46 14 9 23 51 -29
18 Stevenage 46 11 15 20 48 -15
19 Yeovil 46 11 15 20 48 -16
20 Crawley 46 13 8 25 47 -33
21 Morecambe 46 12 10 24 46 -22
22 Newport 46 10 13 23 43 -21
R Dag & Red 46 8 10 28 34 -35
R York 46 7 13 26 34 -36
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Doncaster Rovers Results (view all)

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.DonnyEd21
2.1879Rovers16
3.Foxylad1
4.BarryGreyBeard1