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Effort from just outside the area by Danny Haynes goes over the bar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Hayter by Hugo Colace. John Oster restarts play with the free kick. James Coppinger sends in a cross, Jason Shackell manages to make a clearance. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by James Coppinger from the right by-line, Header from deep inside the penalty area by James O'Connor goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Shot by James Hayter from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.
Andy Gray replaces Garry O'Connor.
Centre by James O'Connor, save made by Luke Steele.
Corner from the right by-line taken by James Coppinger, clearance made by Jason Shackell.
Jim O'Brien produces a right-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.
Corner taken right-footed by Dean Shiels from the left by-line to the near post, Nathan Doyle manages to make a clearance.
George Friend fouled by Jim O'Brien, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Dean Shiels.
The ball is crossed by John Oster, Matthew Hill makes a clearance.
Effort from just outside the box by Paul Keegan goes over the bar.
Billy Sharp shown a yellow card. Sam Hird comes on in place of Matthew Kilgallon. Stephen Foster leaves the field to be replaced by Diego Arismendi. Billy Sharp gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Foster. Free kick taken by Luke Steele.
Matthew Hill goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.
A goal is scored by Danny Haynes from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Doncaster 0-2 Barnsley.Assist by Hugo Colace.
Hugo Colace concedes a free kick for a foul on Dean Shiels. John Oster takes the free kick.
The ball is crossed by James Coppinger, Header by James Hayter from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
James Coppinger is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Luke Steele.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Oster by Nathan Doyle. Free kick crossed right-footed by John Oster from left channel.
Effort on goal by Hugo Colace from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Dean Shiels produces a cross, Jim O'Brien makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by James Coppinger on Matthew Hill. Free kick taken by Luke Steele.
Jim O'Brien produces a cross, save made by Neil Sullivan.
James Hayter challenges Stephen Foster unfairly and gives away a free kick. Luke Steele takes the free kick.
Danny Haynes grabs a headed goal from close in. Doncaster 0-1 Barnsley.The assist for the goal came from Bobby Hassell.
(Doncaster) makes a substitution, with George Friend coming on for James Chambers. The assistant referee flags for offside against James Coppinger. Luke Steele restarts play with the free kick. Unfair challenge on Danny Haynes by Matthew Kilgallon results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Jacob Butterfield, clearance made by Paul Keegan.
Centre by Jacob Butterfield.
Garry O'Connor takes a shot. Save made by Neil Sullivan.
The ball is delivered by Jim O'Brien, Hugo Colace takes a shot. Save made by Neil Sullivan.
Jim O'Brien is brought on as a substitute for Kieran Trippier.
(Doncaster) makes a substitution, with Paul Keegan coming on for Mark Wilson.
Outswinging corner taken by Jacob Butterfield, clearance by John Oster.
A cross is delivered by Matthew Hill, Garry O'Connor takes a shot. Adam Lockwood manages to make a clearance.
Shot by Garry O'Connor. Neil Sullivan makes a comfortable save.
Corner taken by Dean Shiels, Bobby Hassell manages to make a clearance. Corner from right by-line taken by Dean Shiels.
Billy Sharp fouled by Stephen Foster, the ref awards a free kick. Matthew Kilgallon restarts play with the free kick.
Dean Shiels produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.
Danny Haynes is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Neil Sullivan.
Short corner worked by Dean Shiels.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Kieran Trippier. Free kick taken by James O'Connor.
Jacob Butterfield concedes a free kick for a foul on James Coppinger. Free kick crossed right-footed by John Oster from right channel, save by Luke Steele.
The official flags Danny Haynes offside. Indirect free kick taken by Neil Sullivan.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Billy Sharp by Jason Shackell. Direct free kick taken by John Oster.
Dean Shiels delivers the ball, clearance made by Stephen Foster.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Dean Shiels. Luke Steele takes the free kick.
The ball is crossed by John Oster, clearance made by Matthew Hill.
Billy Sharp takes a shot. Luke Steele makes a save. Corner taken right-footed by James Coppinger to the near post, Nathan Doyle manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Nathan Doyle on James Coppinger. John Oster crosses the ball in from the free kick, Nathan Doyle manages to make a clearance.
Kieran Trippier is caught offside. Neil Sullivan takes the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Jacob Butterfield, Adam Lockwood manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken left-footed by Jacob Butterfield to the near post, clearance made by James O'Connor.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Lockwood on Garry O'Connor. Jacob Butterfield takes the free kick. The assistant referee signals for offside against Kieran Trippier. Neil Sullivan takes the free kick.
Billy Sharp has an effort at goal from outside the box missing to the wide left of the goal.
Hugo Colace has an effort at goal from 30 yards. Neil Sullivan makes a save.
James Hayter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bobby Hassell. Free kick taken by Luke Steele.
The offside flag is raised against Danny Haynes. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Lockwood.
The official flags Billy Sharp offside. Free kick taken by Bobby Hassell.
Billy Sharp takes a shot from 20 yards. Comfortable save by Luke Steele.
The match begins.
The referee calls an end to the first half.
The referee starts the second half.
The match has reached full-time.
O'Driscoll to keep the faith
Doncaster manager Sean O'Driscoll is expected to name an unchanged side for the derby clash at Barnsley.
O'Driscoll has had to contend with a series of injuries to various defenders this season but is able to field two centre-halves, Adam Lockwood and Matt Kilgallon, alongside each other in successive matches.
Defender Joe Mills, on loan from Southampton, will be out for another three weeks due to a cracked shin bone and centre-half Wayne Thomas remains sidelined due to a calf strain.
Another defender, George Friend, will start on the bench again following his return from a knee injury alongside Dennis Souza, who gives O'Driscoll an alternative option at the back.
Martin Woods is sidelined again after suffering a recurrence of a groin injury, while fellow midfielders Simon Gillett (knee) skipper Brian Stock (back) will also be missing.
Barnsley central defenders Stephen Foster and Jason Shackell will return to contention.
Both missed Saturday's 1-1 home draw with Swansea due to respective one-game bans after being sent off in the recent defeat at Hull.
Foster was shown a straight red card but misses just the one game as his dismissal was not for violent conduct.
Midfielder Nathan Doyle and versatile defender Bobby Hassell filled the gap in central defence and manager Mark Robins is expected to make changes.
Jay McEveley and Luke Potter are currently sidelined with knee injuries but Robins has no other new injury or suspension problems.
Striker Danny Haynes made his debut against Swansea and is expected to start again up front alongside Garry O'Connor.
Haynes settles derby showdown
Danny Haynes' first goals for Barnsley proved enough to settle a scrappy south Yorkshire derby at the Keepmoat Stadium.
Haynes, who joined the Tykes from Bristol City last week, headed home a right-wing cross from Bobby Hassell nine minutes into the second half to give his side the lead.
An unusually subdued Doncaster struggled to respond and fell further behind 13 minutes later when Haynes cut in from the right and fired in a low left-footed shot that squirmed under the body of Neil Sullivan.
The visitors held on comfortably thereafter to record their first away win of 2011 and leapfrog their opponents in the npower Championship table.
Doncaster have now lost four consecutive games in all competitions and their misery was compounded by injuries to Mark Wilson, James Chambers and Matt Kilgallon.
Rovers manager Sean O'Driscoll named an unchanged side, while Barnsley skipper Jason Shackell returned from suspension to face his former club. Stephen Foster was also back from a ban for the visitors, so both Jim O'Brien and Diego Arismendi dropped to the bench.
Neither goalkeeper was seriously troubled in a lacklustre opening to the game.
However, Barnsley stopper Luke Steele had to react well to deny Billy Sharp in the 19th minute after the striker had hooked a right-footed shot towards the bottom-right corner.
The away team's attacking efforts were frequently halted by the offside flag as the half progressed, with Kieran Trippier the guilty party on three occasions.
At the other end of the field, John Oster did well to pick out Dean Shiels 20 yards from goal, but the former Hibernian forward dragged his shot wide.
Garry O'Connor saw a tame left-footed strike easily saved by Sullivan in the 40th minute and the Tykes striker was in pain moments later after injuring his hand in an aerial challenge.
O'Connor was able to continue after treatment, but Doncaster were forced into a change prior to the interval as Wilson limped off with a hamstring injury to be replaced by Irish midfielder Paul Keegan, who was making his Rovers debut.
The ineffective Trippier was withdrawn by Mark Robins at the break, with O'Brien coming on in his place.
Barnsley started the second half brightly and both Hugo Colace and O'Connor had efforts on goal before the latter shot narrowly wide from Jacob Butterfield's inviting left-wing cross.
The Tykes' pressure was duly rewarded as Haynes opened his account for the club.
Colace wasted a golden opportunity to double his side's advantage five minutes later as he shot wide following excellent work from O'Brien.
The miss was not to prove costly, however, as Haynes grabbed his second goal of the game to put Barnsley in control.
Foster was forced off with 20 minutes remaining following a heavy challenge from Sharp, who was booked. The centre-half became the fourth player to leave the field through injury, with Chambers and Kilgallon having followed Wilson in making premature exits.
Rovers toiled away in the closing stages but never looked like finding a way back into the game.
O'Brien almost added a spectacular third for Barnsley with six minutes remaining when his thunderous 30-yarder struck the side-netting.
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