Doncaster Rovers 3-1 Crewe Alexandra: 250 word match report

Doncaster Rovers 3-1 Crewe Alexandra: 250 word match report

‘You started celebrating that before he hit it,’ said Matt of Conor Grant’s opening goal; driven in low from the edge of the area. He was right. Such has been Rovers’ ruthless effectiveness in recent weeks you just know when it’s coming. Today it happened to be 22 minutes; it could easily have been earlier. Continue reading “Doncaster Rovers 3-1 Crewe Alexandra: 250 word match report”

Crewe Alexandra 2-1 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report

Crewe Alexandra 2-1 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report

Cambridge, Cheltenham, Yeovil, Mansfield. Four matches, four wins. Rovers headed to Crewe hoping to make it five successive wins for the first time since 2006. Trips to Gresty Road are never simple for Rovers, as exemplified last season when the fixture left relegation as a dead cert. Continue reading “Crewe Alexandra 2-1 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report”

Crewe Alexandra 3-1 Doncaster Rovers; 250 word match report

Crewe Alexandra 3-1 Doncaster Rovers; 250 word match report

The 2015-16 season in microcosm: Rovers defended with the resilience of a soufflé, attacked with the cutting edge of a wooden spoon and capped things off with the sort of individual error that’d make a pub footballer blush. Continue reading “Crewe Alexandra 3-1 Doncaster Rovers; 250 word match report”

Doncaster Rovers 3-2 Crewe Alexandra: 250 word match report

Doncaster Rovers 3-2 Crewe Alexandra: 250 word match report

‘I’d expect them to sit back now,’ said Dave after Crewe went ahead, ‘but I don’t see how they can go back any further’. He had a point; Rovers had dominated the opening quarter but somehow found themselves behind to Marcus Haber’s tap-in. Continue reading “Doncaster Rovers 3-2 Crewe Alexandra: 250 word match report”

Crewe Alexandra 1-1 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report

Crewe Alexandra 1-1 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report

Rovers were unconvincing on their visit to rock-bottom Crewe, but managed to grab a share of the points after a late goalmouth scramble was ended emphatically by captain Jamie Coppinger rifling the ball home. Continue reading “Crewe Alexandra 1-1 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report”