In the classic Hollywood good versus evil trope; the good guys wear white, the bad guys wear black. Rotherham United dressed for their role.
Rovers will take few positives home from a game where we looked shaky, constantly ill at ease and without shape.
We don’t have to be happy with where we are just because no-one’s tried to set fire to the ground in two decades… but we must be realistic in our progress.
To what extent is the media to blame for the monopolisation of our football fandom?
Whilst Rovers dominated possession, much of the play was side-wards and backwards and when they did get close to goal there seemed a reluctance to shoot.
Rodney Kongolo completed the sort of cameo that Ali Dia would’ve scoffed at by gifting Walsall their third goal.
Yes it is award-winning… no it’s not a programme… and yes it is still only £1
Depleted Rovers secured their fourth League win of the campaign in a game that contained enough drama for its own mini-series.
James Coppinger limped from The Valley pitch seven minutes in, and you just sensed it was all going to be uphill from there
I could recount you the specifics of the goals but the truth is they were exactly as you’ve probably already pictured them.
September has come to an end, and the leaves are falling almost as fast as Rovers’ league placing; time for another episode of the Doncaster Rovers podcast that doesn’t feel the need to tell you it’s your favourite Doncaster Rovers podcast, podular STAND.
Not the worst performance by a long way… but a record of two wins from 10 needs to be improved upon.