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  • Date:02 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Ashton Gate
  • Attendance:13,726
Goal!

Live Commentary

95mins

The referee blows for offside against James Coppinger. Free kick taken by David James.

93mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Wilson on Marvin Elliott. David James takes the free kick.

93mins

A cross is delivered by Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

92mins

Martyn Woolford replaces Albert Adomah.

92mins

Centre by Albert Adomah, save by Gary Woods.

90mins

Centre by Cole Skuse, save made by Gary Woods.

90mins

The ball is sent over by Marvin Elliott, clearance by Shelton Martis. Short corner worked by Jamie McAllister.

89mins

A cross is delivered by Jordan Spence, clearance made by George Friend.

87mins

The ball is swung over by Albert Adomah, Effort on goal by David Clarkson from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

84mins

A cross is delivered by Jordan Spence.

84mins

(Doncaster) makes a substitution, with Ryan Mason coming on for James Hayter. Jason Euell comes on in place of Franck Moussa. Foul by Cole Skuse on Franck Moussa, free kick awarded. Gary Woods takes the free kick.

82mins

James Coppinger produces a cross, Jamie McAllister gets a block in. Corner taken by James Coppinger played to the near post, clearance made by Damion Stewart.

81mins

Brett Pitman goes off and Cole Skuse comes on.

79mins

Foul by Mustapha Dumbuya on David Clarkson, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

78mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against James Hayter. David James takes the free kick.

78mins

James Coppinger delivers the ball, save made by David James.

76mins

Nicky Maynard gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bristol City 1-0 Doncaster.Assist by Albert Adomah.

75mins

James Coppinger is ruled offside. Free kick taken by David James.

74mins

Albert Adomah is penalised for a handball. Simon Gillett takes the direct free kick.

73mins

The ball is delivered by Franck Moussa, Jordan Spence makes a clearance. Corner taken by John Oster from the left by-line played to the near post, Jamal Campbell-Ryce manages to make a clearance.

72mins

Albert Adomah is ruled offside. Gary Woods takes the indirect free kick.

70mins

Lee Johnson goes off and David Clarkson comes on.

69mins

Shot by Albert Adomah. Save made by Gary Woods.

68mins

The ball is sent over by Lee Johnson, clearance by Mustapha Dumbuya.

68mins

Jordan Spence takes a shot. Gary Woods makes a save. Effort on goal by Albert Adomah from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

67mins

Joseph Mills produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.

66mins

Franck Moussa takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save by David James. Franck Moussa crosses the ball, Damion Stewart makes a clearance. Corner taken by James Coppinger from the left by-line to the near post, Lewin Nyatanga makes a clearance.

66mins

Mustapha Dumbuya is penalised for a handball. Brett Pitman restarts play with the free kick.

64mins

Jordan Spence has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

64mins

The ball is sent over by Jamie McAllister, Headed effort from inside the area by Marvin Elliott misses to the right of the goal.

63mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jamal Campbell-Ryce by Simon Gillett. Free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

61mins

Albert Adomah is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Gary Woods.

61mins

The ball is delivered by Jordan Spence, Shelton Martis manages to make a clearance.

60mins

Nicky Maynard takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

59mins

The ball is crossed by Mustapha Dumbuya, save made by David James.

57mins

Unfair challenge on Shelton Martis by Marvin Elliott results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Gary Woods.

55mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce sends in a cross, clearance made by Shelton Martis.

54mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mustapha Dumbuya on Brett Pitman. Jamie McAllister restarts play with the free kick.

53mins

Mark Wilson on for Brian Stock.

53mins

The ball is crossed by Albert Adomah, clearance by Mustapha Dumbuya.

53mins

Centre by James Hayter, clearance by Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

52mins

Brian Stock gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marvin Elliott. Indirect free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

52mins

Effort on goal by Franck Moussa from inside the box misses to the right of the target.

51mins

Jamie McAllister delivers the ball, Marvin Elliott produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

50mins

Unfair challenge on Nicky Maynard by Shelton Martis results in a free kick. Jamie McAllister takes the free kick.

49mins

The ball is sent over by James Coppinger, Jordan Spence manages to make a clearance.

49mins

Nicky Maynard gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shelton Martis. Shelton Martis takes the direct free kick.

48mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nicky Maynard on Gary Woods. Gary Woods takes the indirect free kick.

48mins

Nicky Maynard produces a right-footed shot from 35 yards and went wide right of the net.

45mins

Jordan Spence produces a cross, blocked by Joseph Mills. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jamie McAllister.

43mins

The ball is sent over by Albert Adomah, comfortable save by Gary Woods.

43mins

Albert Adomah takes a shot. Gary Woods makes a save.

39mins

James Coppinger challenges Jamie McAllister unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lewin Nyatanga takes the free kick.

39mins

Marvin Elliott takes a shot. George Friend gets a block in.

37mins

Centre by James Coppinger, clearance made by Albert Adomah.

37mins

The ball is delivered by Mustapha Dumbuya, Damion Stewart makes a clearance.

36mins

The ball is sent over by Albert Adomah, comfortable save by Gary Woods.

35mins

Shot by Simon Gillett. Save made by David James. Inswinging corner taken by James Coppinger, Lewin Nyatanga makes a clearance.

32mins

George Friend booked for unsporting behaviour. George Friend challenges Nicky Maynard unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Jamie McAllister, Gary Woods makes a save.

32mins

Jordan Spence challenges Franck Moussa unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Simon Gillett.

31mins

The ball is delivered by Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

29mins

Jamie McAllister gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Coppinger. Joseph Mills shoots direct from the free kick.

28mins

Franck Moussa has an effort at goal from 12 yards. Save by David James. The ball is delivered by James Coppinger, blocked by Jamie McAllister. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by James Coppinger from the right by-line, Brian Stock takes a shot. Save made by David James.

27mins

Albert Adomah delivers the ball, Joseph Mills gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by Jamie McAllister from the right by-line played to the near post.

26mins

The ball is delivered by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Mustapha Dumbuya gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Brett Pitman played to the near post, James Coppinger makes a clearance.

20mins

John Oster delivers the ball.

16mins

Albert Adomah produces a cross, John Oster manages to make a clearance.

13mins

The ball is delivered by Lewin Nyatanga, Albert Adomah takes a shot. Save made by Gary Woods.

9mins

George Friend concedes a free kick for a foul on Brett Pitman. Jordan Spence takes the indirect free kick.

7mins

The ball is delivered by Joseph Mills, Lewin Nyatanga makes a clearance.

6mins

The referee blows for offside against Simon Gillett. Free kick taken by David James.

5mins

A cross is delivered by Jamal Campbell-Ryce, clearance by Joseph Mills.

4mins

The referee blows for offside. Gary Woods takes the free kick.

4mins

The ball is delivered by Jordan Spence.

1mins

Simon Gillett takes a shot. Save by David James.

1mins

Unfair challenge on James Hayter by Lewin Nyatanga results in a free kick. Simon Gillett restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Robins trio set to return Jamie McAllister, Cole Skuse and Jon Stead could return from long absences to play some part when Bristol City resume their Championship campaign at home to Doncaster. Full-back McAllister (broken rib) has been out for six weeks while midfielder Skuse and striker Stead have each been on the sidelines for 10 weeks with respective toe and ankle problems. The trio came through a behind-closed-doors game unscathed on Wednesday and could be added to manager Keith Millen`s depleted squad. During the international break, Millen received the news that on-loan centre-half Steven Caulker (knee) will join fellow defender Liam Fontaine (ankle) in missing the rest of the season, while captain Louis Carey is still recovering from a skull fracture. Christian Ribeiro is also on the sidelines and Millen received further bad news this week when midfielder Kalifa Cisse pulled out of training with a thigh problem. With so many defenders out injured, Millen has few options available. One solution would be to move Lewin Nyatanga from left-back to partner Damion Stewart in the centre of the back four. Alternatively, he could turn to Jordan Spence, who has extended his loan from West Ham until the end of the season, as a centre-back and call up Joe Edwards to cover at right-back. Doncaster defender Wayne Thomas will return to contention. Centre-half Thomas, who has missed the last two games due to a knee injury, returned to full training this week. But midfielder Martin Woods has been ruled out for the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to resolve a groin injury. Woods has made only 15 appearances this season and has been sidelined since the 3-0 home defeat to Reading in January. Defender George Friend is struggling with a double hernia but is playing on while being closely monitored and striker Steve Brooker is available after recovering from the calf injury that has sidelined him since early February. Leading scorer Billy Sharp (groin) along with defenders Joe Mills (foot), James Chambers (hamstring), James O'Connor (foot) and Mustapha Dumbuya (knee) remain sidelined.

Formation:442Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

Formation: 451Manager: Sean O'Driscoll

Doncaster

  • David James
  • Jordan Spence
  • Damion Stewart
  • Lewin Nyatanga
  • Jamie McAllister
  • Albert Adomah
  • Lee Johnson
  • Marvin Elliott
  • Jamal Campbell-Ryce
  • Brett Pitman
  • Nicky Maynard
  • SUBS
  • Dean Gerken
  • David Clarkson
  • Martyn Woolford
  • Cole Skuse
  • Andrew Keogh
  • Joe Edwards
  • Jonathan Stead

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Match Report

Maynard leaves it late Nicky Maynard`s late goal gave Bristol City a sixth win in seven matches as Doncaster were beaten 1-0 at Ashton Gate. The game looked to be heading for an uninspiring goalless draw until Maynard intervened in the 76th minute. It was the antithesis of last season`s corresponding fixture which saw Rovers triumph 5-2. The south Yorkshire club edged the first half but City were the more threatening after the break and Maynard broke the deadlock with a 12-yard finish. Jamie McAllister went straight back into the City side after a six-week injury absence as one of two changes made by Robins boss Keith Millen. Sidelined by a broken rib, left-back McAllister replaced injured on-loan defender Steven Caulker after proving his fitness in a reserve-team game this week. Lee Johnson took over from thigh strain victim Kalifa Cisse in the midfield holding role, while Cole Skuse and Jon Stead were named on the bench after 10 weeks out injured. Mustapha Dumbuya replaced Sam Hird in defence in the only change made by Rovers. The game took a long time to get going. David James made a routine save from Simon Gillett in the opening minute and Gary Woods did likewise at the opposite end from a Lewin Nyatanga header after 13 minutes. James was called into more athletic action just before the half-hour mark when he came out to block Franck Moussa `s shot. The former England keeper was then properly tested in the 35th minute when he had to tip Gillett`s 12-yard shot round a post. At the other end, Woods produced a similar save to keep out Albert Adomah`s effort just before the break. Maynard threatened just before the hour mark and on-loan defender Jordan Spence sent an effort narrowly wide soon afterwards. City continued to apply pressure and forced Woods into a couple of saves in quick succession midway through the second half. First Woods parried a shot from Spence and then he blocked a volley from Adomah. Adomah was the architect when City made the breakthrough. He beat his man down the right-hand side and crossed for Maynard to convert from 12 yards out. Millen`s men shut-up shop after that and saw out the remaining quarter of an hour to secure a fourth straight home win. Meanwhile, Doncaster have won only one of their last 11 matches and could yet be dragged into the relegation mire.

Form Guide

    WWWWLW
  • Bristol City
  • VS
  • Doncaster
  • DWLDDL

Last Meetings

  • Doncaster
  • 1 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 14/08/2010
  • Bristol City
  • 2 - 5
  • Doncaster
  • 06/03/2010
  • Doncaster
  • 1 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 12/12/2009
  • Doncaster
  • 1 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 17/02/2009
  • Bristol City
  • 4 - 1
  • Doncaster
  • 20/09/2008
  • Doncaster
  • 2 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 01/02/1958

Top Scorers

Bristol City

  • B Pitman 8
  • J Stead 6
  • M Elliott 6
  • D Clarkson 5
  • A Adomah 5
  • N Maynard 4
  • S Caulker 2
  • J McAllister 1
  • L Johnson 1
  • J Campbell-Ryce 1
  • A Keogh 1
  • D Stewart 1
  • L Nyatanga 1

Doncaster

  • B Sharp 11
  • J Hayter 9
  • J Coppinger 6
  • D Shiels 3
  • J O'Connor 2
  • J Mills 2
  • J Euell 1
  • AB Lockwood 1
  • B Stock 1
  • S Martis 1
  • M Woods 1
  • S Gillett 1
  • G Friend 1
  • F Moussa 1

Goals

Bristol City

    • Total goals 104
    • Goals per game 50
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 9 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 11 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Doncaster

    • Total goals 103
    • Goals per game 49
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 12 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 14 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 14 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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