Rovers pitched up at Valley Parade having not taken three points at any ground in Yorkshire, other than the Keepmoat, since 2014. Continue reading “Bradford City 0-1 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report”
Having become a dad three weeks ago this happened to be my first league fixture of 2018-19; it did not disappoint. Continue reading “Doncaster Rovers 2-1 Bradford City: 250 word match report”
‘It’s been a scrappy five minutes or so’ said the Sky commentator midway through the second half, as if anything occurring on the pitch before the hour mark had been in any way different to the turgid possession-less back and forth we were currently witnessing.
There was no repeat of the season’s earlier Valley Parade cup heroics for Rovers, who came into the game desperately needing to break their losing habit, but ultimately came up short in ways that felt all too familiar. Undone by two headers, whilst failing in front of goal on a day when several former players found the net for their new clubs. Continue reading “Bradford City 2-0 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report”
Going into Rovers’ first round League Cup tie against Bradford City, I must admit I had low expectations. However, a bright and spritely start quickly quelled my fears. Continue reading “Bradford City 2-3 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report”
In honour of Mr Ferguson, some classic Scottish poetry… Continue reading “Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Bradford City: 250 word match report”
Typical really. You pen a thoughtful fanzine article detailing why Paul Dickov deserves more time, then come the day you sell it his team deliver a performance that is inexcusably abject. Continue reading “Doncaster Rovers 0-3 Bradford City: 250 word match report”
Rovers traveled to face Bradford with neither side on form, and each in need of a result. The game began quietly with neither side creating a chance in the first quarter, with the only incident seeing Cedric Evina stretchered off. Continue reading “Bradford City 1-2 Doncaster Rovers; 250 word match report”