Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Gillingham; 250 word match report

Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Gillingham; 250 word match report

A pre-match power-cut delivered a surreal warm up without music or announcements, during which Nathan Tyson and Harry Middleton both sustained injuries. When Rory Donnelly volleyed home Gillingham’s opener less than ten minutes in, one could be forgiven for thinking this wasn’t Rovers’ day. Continue reading “Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Gillingham; 250 word match report”

Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Rochdale; 250 word match report

Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Rochdale; 250 word match report

As fixtures go, this tends to be one of those used as a precautionary tale to scare higher league footballers of the horrors of relegation. However, given Rovers good form there was a buzz of anticipation and optimism, despite the bitterly chilly afternoon prompting the season’s inaugural outing of The Big Coat. Continue reading “Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Rochdale; 250 word match report”

Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Colchester United: 250 word match report

Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Colchester United: 250 word match report

After losing 2-0 and 4-0 in previous matches, optimism was in short supply at the Keepmoat for Darren Ferguson’s first home game in charge, but anyone expecting a Halloween horror show was sorely disappointed. Rovers didn’t miss a trick and duly gave the fans a treat. Continue reading “Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Colchester United: 250 word match report”

Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Oldham Athletic: 250 word match report

Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Oldham Athletic: 250 word match report

Rob Jones’s debut home outing as Rovers manager brought a fresh air of optimism to the Keepmoat; the contest against fellow caretaker David Dunn’s Oldham certainly seeming winnable given their 5-1 drubbing the week before. Continue reading “Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Oldham Athletic: 250 word match report”