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FOCUS ON: Doncaster Rovers

9 March 2017

A look at Saturday's opponents

This Saturday sees us make the long trip up to The Keepmoat Stadium to take on Doncaster Rovers in what is sure to be a good test for Gary Johnson’s men.

Rovers currently sit four points clear at the top of the League Two table having accumulated 69 points from their 35 matches so far this season.

They have won 20, drawn 9 and lost just 6 times and have a goal difference of +24, which is the highest out of all of the teams in the division.

Their current form is something that Robins fans can take a bit of encouragement from, though, as they have won just once in their last seven outings - drawing five and losing one of the other six games.

The club is currently managed by Darren Ferguson, who has been in charge since October 2015 and oversaw their relegation from League One last campaign despite the fact that they were in the Championship as recently as the 2013/14 season.

But Ferguson, who has previous managerial experience with the likes of Peterborough and Preston, has managed to turn things around to put his side in with a very serious chance of promotion come May.

Their top scorer is former Cheltenham Town loanee John Marquis, who has netted 20 times in the league, with Tommy Rowe behind him on 11 goals.

As you’d expect we’ve already faced Doncaster this season, back in August, when a second half strike from Marquis was enough to hand them a 1-0 win.

Overall we’ve played them nine times since 2003, winning two, drawing two and losing the other five meetings.

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