• Date: Sat 08 April 2017
  • Kick-off: 14:00
  • Venue: Keepmoat Stadium

Doncaster Rovers vs Mansfield Town

Match Preview
James Coppinger a major doubt for Doncaster

James Coppinger is a major doubt for Doncaster manager Darren Ferguson as his side looks to seal a return to Sky Bet League One.

Victory over Mansfield would guarantee a top-three finish for Rovers, who remain six points clear at the top.

However, Ferguson will have to cope without veteran Coppinger, who missed the win over Grimsby with an ankle problem, while fellow midfielderConor Grant is also a doubt after failing to overcome a groin injury.

Niall Mason was forced off with an ankle scare but is expected to be okay to feature, while there was also an unexpected return to the bench for Joe Wright last Saturday.

Mansfield will continue to assess Hayden White ahead of the trip to South Yorkshire.

The full-back missed last weekend's defeat to Exeter through injury but could be fit to feature at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Stags manager Steve Evans has a decision to make at centre-back with George Taft, who returned against the Grecians following a lengthy injury lay-off, competing for one of two spots with Krystian Pearce, Kyle Howkins and Rhys Bennett.

Forward Yoann Arquin will definitely be available after recovering from his injury problem.
Team Lineups

Doncaster Rovers

38 I. Lawlor
6 A. Butler
2 C. Alcock
5 M. Baudry
4 L. McCullough
24 N. Mason
7 G. McSheffrey
10 T. Rowe 74"
17 M. Blair
11 A. Williams
9 J. Marquis
J. Coppinger > G. McSheffrey 59"
A. May > A. Williams 59"
J. Wright > N. Mason 90+5"
M. MaroŇ°i
H. Middleton
A. Taylor-Sinclair
C. Grant

Mansfield Town

21 J. Kean
5 K. Pearce
6 G. Taft
2 R. Bennett
3 M. Benning
26 J. Byrom
28 B. Whiteman
18 A. MacDonald
10 M. Green
32 D. Rose
7 S. Coulthirst
C. Hamilton > A. MacDonald 69"
A. Potter > D. Rose 87"
Lee Collins
B. Jensen
K. Howkins
Y. Arquin
J. McGuire

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