Doncaster Rovers - Rovers battle to goalless draw
UK time is: 12:53:30
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Middlesbrough 0 - Doncaster Rovers 0


17/04/12 7.45pm

Attendance: 14967

Rovers battle to goalless draw

Doncaster Rovers battled to a goalless draw at play-off chasing Middlesbrough.

Doncaster were under pressure for most of the game but they battled to only their second clean sheet on the road this season.

Julio Arca came closest to scoring for the home side when he hit the outside of the post in the first half.

Doncaster once again felt an injustice from the Football League officials when Chris Brown looked like Seb Hines had brought him down inside the area but referee Darren Drysdale waved away the appeals.

Boro continued to be frustrated in the second half. Scott McDonald headed wide from close range and substitute Adam Hammill saw his effort hit the top of the crossbar as Doncaster held out for a goalless draw.

Steele, McMahon, Hines, McManus, Hoyte, Robson (Main 63), Bailey, Arca (Thompson 74), Emnes (Hammill 62), Jutkiewicz, McDonald

Subs not used
Smallwood, Ogbeche.

Doncaster Rovers
Woods, O'Connor, Lockwood, Martis (Husband 50), Hird, Friend, Robert (Bennett 57), Gillett, Oster, Coppinger, Brown

Subs not used
Dumbuya, Barnes, Hayter.

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:

Vital Doncaster on:

The Journalist

Writer: DonnyEd Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 17 2012

Time: 9:57PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Nice to see Husband given a chance, brought on halfway through second half he showed a lot of promise, running with the ball and holding his own against the Boro defence.
Report Abuse
18/04/2012 07:33:00

Husband is very highly thought of. Definitely one to be coming through next season.
Report Abuse
18/04/2012 21:18:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. 1879Rovers 12
2. DonnyEd 8
3. Dblido 5

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Bradford 28 11 8 9 -3 41
13. Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 -4 38
14. Rochdale 28 10 7 11 -2 37
15. Doncaster 29 9 9 11 -4 36
16. Swindon 30 10 6 14 -5 36
17. Bury 27 10 6 11 -7 36
18. Blackpool 29 9 6 14 -7 33

Doncaster Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Vale Youngsters Loaned Out
Port Vale : 13/02/2016 11:43:01
Gills Get That Striker
Gillingham : 13/02/2016 11:35:00
A Fantastic Challenge
Colchester : 13/02/2016 11:25:01
Loanee Keen On Permanent Deal
Burton : 13/02/2016 11:14:00
West Ham's Cullen Confirmed
Bradford : 13/02/2016 11:01:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How do you think Rovers will do against Sheffield United?
Suggested By:  
Win 46%
Lose 18%
Draw 36%