podular STAND: The Doncaster Rovers podcast – episode six

The wait is over, the sixth installment of blokes rambling about Doncaster Rovers is here.

Leyton Orient 1-4 Doncaster Rovers: 250 word match report

Under pressure Orient inadvertently fed the best striker in the Football League, and within a couple of touches it was 2-1 one one, two one one.

Doncaster Rovers 3-1 Notts County; 250 word match report

Despite Kevin Nolan’s side taking until Wednesday to execute every set piece, Lord James Coppinger brought Rovers level.

Doncaster Rovers 2-0 Cheltenham Town; 250 word match report

Town’s hopes of finding a route in to the game ended with a petulant kick-out at May, and Will Boyle’s subsequent tunnel-wards trudge.

Crawley Town 0-0 Doncaster Rovers; 250 word match report

Twice Ian Lawlor blocked brilliantly at point-blank range to prevent the flight-path-dwellers taking an unmerited lead.

Cambridge United 2-3 Doncaster Rovers; 250 word match report

At half-time the teams seemed to swap tactics as well as ends, with Rovers no longer dominating through cultured football and Cambridge increasingly threatening.

Doncaster Rovers 2-2 Accrington Stanley; 250 word match report

Referee Robert Lewis wasn’t a popular figure and waved away strong appeals for a penalty when James Coppinger looked to be dragged down as the half petered out.

Doncaster Rovers 1-1 Luton Town; 250 word match report

A goal ten minutes from time by Alfie May, his first in professional football, secured Rovers a valuable point against a rugged Luton Town side. Rovers showed one change from the team that… Continue reading

Carlisle United 2-1 Doncaster Rovers; 250 word match report

Valentine’s night meant we all really should have been somewhere else but ‘love conquers all’.

Newport County 0-0 Doncaster Rovers; 250 word match report

This was never going to be an easy game for Rovers – and it was a task made even harder by a pitch not even fit for rugby.