Voice of the Pop Side: Down with the Decorations

Voice of the Pop Side: Down with the Decorations

A timely delve into our archive, finds this piece from issue 82 of the fanzine when, as Rovers hurtled towards relegation off the back of a 17 game winless run, John Coyle took a look at seasons in which the club has faltered after Christmas.

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Shrewsbury Town 2-0 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report

Shrewsbury Town 2-0 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report

After Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Scunthorpe, Grant McCann promised to freshen things up for the trip to Shrewsbury Town and there were three changes, one of them being for the injured Herbie Kane. Sadly Rovers seemed anything but fresh in a dismal first half; they were lethargic and ponderous instead. Continue reading “Shrewsbury Town 2-0 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report”

Wycombe Wanderers 3-2 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report

Wycombe Wanderers 3-2 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report

Rovers have never taken so much of a point away from Wycombe’s Adams Park, but when Tommy Rowe put them 2-0 up with twenty minutes left, it seemed they were certain to finally leave this corner of Buckinghamshire with the points. Continue reading “Wycombe Wanderers 3-2 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report”

Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Blackpool: 250 word match report

Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Blackpool: 250 word match report

You have to go back to August 2004 for Rovers last home League win over Blackpool, Tim Ryan and Leo Fortune-West supplying the goals. Blackpool had never returned from the Keepmoat empty handed and it took something special to turn the course of this contest after an even first half. Continue reading “Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Blackpool: 250 word match report”

Walsall 1-4 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report

Walsall 1-4 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report

When Rovers last beat Walsall the UK had a Coalition Government and The Bourne Legacy was showing in cinemas. So when Morgan Ferrier latched onto Andy Butler’s misplaced header to nod past Marko Marosi after 17 minutes there was a sense of ‘here we go again’ amongst the travelling Rovers fans. Continue reading “Walsall 1-4 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report”