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  • Date:27 Sep 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Keepmoat Stadium
  • Attendance:9,786
  • Gillett (57)
  • Waghorn (24)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92mins

James Chester fouled by Jon Parkin, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Adriano Basso.

92mins

Milan Lalkovic sends in a cross, Jack Hobbs makes a clearance.

91mins

Foul by Corry Evans on Jon Parkin, free kick awarded. Jon Parkin takes the direct free kick.

90mins

Nick Barmby is ruled offside. Neil Sullivan takes the indirect free kick.

89mins

Milan Lalkovic produces a cross.

89mins

Joe Dudgeon crosses the ball, Effort from inside the six-yard box by Nick Barmby goes wide right of the goal.

88mins

Aaron Mclean fouled by Brian Stock, the ref awards a free kick. Joe Dudgeon takes the direct free kick.

88mins

Liam Rosenior fouled by Jon Parkin, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Liam Rosenior.

87mins

Corner taken by Tom Cairney.

86mins

Richard Naylor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matt Fryatt. Joe Dudgeon takes the free kick.

84mins

Richard Naylor fouled by Aaron Mclean, the ref awards a free kick. Booking for Aaron Mclean for unsporting behaviour. Kyle Bennett is brought on as a substitute for James Coppinger. Neil Sullivan takes the indirect free kick. Jon Parkin fouled by Corry Evans, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Brian Stock.

82mins

Billy Sharp takes a shot. Save made by Adriano Basso.

81mins

A cross is delivered by Liam Rosenior, save by Neil Sullivan.

81mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Matt Fryatt. Neil Sullivan restarts play with the free kick.

80mins

Tom Cairney takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Brian Stock.

78mins

The ball is crossed by Nick Barmby.

78mins

James Coppinger concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Dudgeon. Jack Hobbs restarts play with the free kick.

77mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Aaron Mclean. Neil Sullivan takes the free kick.

75mins

Matt Fryatt concedes a free kick for a foul on Richard Naylor. John Oster goes off and Milan Lalkovic comes on. Neil Sullivan takes the free kick.

74mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Billy Sharp on Jack Hobbs. Adriano Basso takes the indirect free kick.

73mins

Robert Koren goes off and Nick Barmby comes on.

72mins

Unfair challenge on Corry Evans by Brian Stock results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Tom Cairney from right channel, save by Neil Sullivan.

71mins

Centre by James Coppinger, James Chester manages to make a clearance.

68mins

A cross is delivered by John Oster, Jon Parkin takes a shot. Save by Adriano Basso.

66mins

Martyn Waghorn leaves the field to be replaced by Aaron Mclean.

65mins

Effort from inside the area by Robbie Brady misses to the left of the target.

63mins

Unfair challenge on Liam Rosenior by Billy Sharp results in a free kick. Adriano Basso takes the free kick.

61mins

The ball is crossed by Billy Sharp.

58mins

The ball is swung over by Jon Parkin, Goal scored by Simon Gillett from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Doncaster 1-1 Hull.Assist by Jon Parkin.

56mins

Corner from the right by-line taken by Tom Cairney, save by Neil Sullivan.

54mins

A cross is delivered by John Oster, clearance made by Jack Hobbs.

51mins

Joe Dudgeon challenges Richard Naylor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Billy Sharp joins the action as a substitute, replacing James Hayter. Neil Sullivan takes the indirect free kick. The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Adriano Basso.

50mins

Foul by Simon Gillett on Tom Cairney, free kick awarded. Jack Hobbs restarts play with the free kick.

49mins

Richard Naylor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Corry Evans. A cross is delivered by James Chester, Effort from just outside the area by Martyn Waghorn goes over the target.

46mins

John Oster concedes a free kick for a foul on Martyn Waghorn. Direct free kick taken by James Chester.

45mins

The ball is delivered by James O'Connor, Adriano Basso manages to make a clearance.

44mins

Joe Dudgeon challenges Shelton Martis unfairly and gives away a free kick. Neil Sullivan takes the indirect free kick.

43mins

The ball is crossed by James Coppinger, Jack Hobbs gets a block in.

42mins

Foul by Joe Dudgeon on James Coppinger, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by James O'Connor.

39mins

The official flags James Coppinger offside. Adriano Basso takes the indirect free kick.

39mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on George Friend by Matt Fryatt. Direct free kick taken by Neil Sullivan.

37mins

Simon Gillett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Corry Evans. Adriano Basso restarts play with the free kick.

34mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Rosenior by George Friend. Adriano Basso restarts play with the free kick.

32mins

The ball is swung over by Robbie Brady, save made by Neil Sullivan.

28mins

Unfair challenge on James Coppinger by James Chester results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by John Oster from left channel, Liam Rosenior makes a clearance.

25mins

The ball is delivered by Matt Fryatt, Martyn Waghorn finds the net with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Doncaster 0-1 Hull.Assist by Matt Fryatt.

20mins

Foul by Liam Rosenior on Jon Parkin, free kick awarded. George Friend takes the free kick.

19mins

James Coppinger produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

17mins

James Chester gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Hayter. James Coppinger produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Adriano Basso.

14mins

James Coppinger concedes a free kick for a foul on Tom Cairney. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Tom Cairney, clearance made by Richard Naylor.

13mins

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Tom Cairney from the right by-line.

13mins

Martyn Waghorn takes a shot. Blocked by George Friend.

6mins

Foul by Jon Parkin on James Chester, free kick awarded. Liam Rosenior restarts play with the free kick.

6mins

Inswinging corner taken by Tom Cairney, clearance made by James O'Connor.

3mins

Jon Parkin concedes a free kick for a foul on James Chester. Direct free kick taken by James Chester.

2mins

Matt Fryatt takes a shot. Neil Sullivan makes a save.

2mins

Brian Stock challenges Robbie Brady unfairly and gives away a free kick. Liam Rosenior takes the direct free kick.

Match Preview

Saunders sticks to winning formula Doncaster boss Dean Saunders has no new injury worries or suspensions to consider for the visit of Hull following Saturday's 1-0 win over Crystal Palace. He is expected to name an unchanged side after ending the club's 19-game winless run in his first game in charge at the Keepmoat. Influential striker Billy Sharp gave his new manager a timely boost by returning from ankle ligament damage in that game to play the final 33 minutes. He should keep his place on the substitutes' bench providing he suffers no reaction in training. On-loan Chelsea striker Milan Lalkovic will again have to settle for a place on the bench. Chris Brown, James Chambers, Martin Woods and Adam Lockwood remain on the sidelines. Hull midfielder Robert Koren could be a surprise inclusion in manager Nigel Pearson's squad. The Slovenia international sustained a hamstring injury during Saturday's draw at Bristol City and was replaced by Corry Evans in the 71st minute. City's head of medical services Chris Burton told the club's official website: "The early signs were that the hamstring was very sore, but it has settled down a lot over the weekend. "He's been doing a form of training and things are looking good. We've just got to make sure there's no reaction and we're hoping he'll be involved in the team." But Pearson could be without fellow midfielder Paul McKenna, who is struggling with a dead-leg picked up in Saturday's draw. Pearson has no other new injury or suspension concerns, but skipper Andy Dawson (knee), defender Paul McShane (calf) and winger Martin Pusic (hamstring) all remain sidelined.

Formation:433Manager: Dean Saunders

Doncaster

Formation: 442Manager: Nigel Pearson

Hull

  • Neil Sullivan
  • James O'Connor
  • Shelton Martis
  • Richard Naylor
  • George Friend
  • John Oster
  • Brian Stock
  • Simon Gillett
  • James Coppinger
  • Jon Parkin
  • James Hayter
  • SUBS
  • Gary Woods
  • Sam Hird
  • Kyle Bennett
  • Milan Lalkovic
  • Billy Sharp

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Match Report

Gillett earns Rovers point Simon Gillett's well-taken second-half goal was enough to ensure Dean Saunders remains unbeaten as Doncaster manager as Hull were pegged back in a 1-1 draw at the Keepmoat Stadium. Former Wales international Saunders was a whirlwind replacement for Sean O'Driscoll following his surprise sacking last week, and quickly oversaw a fortuitous 1-0 win over Crystal Palace that ended Rovers' 19-game winless streak. They had looked like they were set for a return to type tonight, though, when England Under-21 striker Martyn Waghorn scored his first goal for Hull following a Neil Sullivan error to give the Tigers a deserved half-time lead. But after some words from Saunders Rovers improved after the break and Gillett's goal ensured they avoided worsening the start they made to the 1997-98 season - a campaign that resulted in relegation from the Football League. Going down would not have such dire implications this time around, but a four-point haul from Saunders' first two games in charge suggests they could soon be out of danger - especially if loan striker Jon Parkin continues to impress. The former Hull man was hugely disappointing in the first half, but began to put his renowned burly frame to good use in the second and almost bullied Hull into conceding Gillett's goal - a strike he laid on in front of the watching Pascal Chimbonda, who is talking to Doncaster about a possible move. The former Tottenham man will not have enjoyed the first 45 minutes, though, as Waghorn stole the show. He scored 12 goals during a successful spell under Pearson at Leicester two seasons ago and, although the former Sunderland trainee had not netted for Hull prior to tonight, his form had been impressive, none more so than when scoring in back-to-back appearances for his country. His confidence was evident early on here as he teed-up Robbie Brady for a shot Sullivan held, before he nearly opened the scoring in the 13th minute. Tom Cairney's pass split Doncaster's pedestrian centre-half pairing of Shelton Martis and Richard Naylor and found Waghorn, whose shot through Sullivan's legs appeared to be easing over the line until James O'Connor appeared to clear it. Doncaster were offering little, with James Coppinger having their two best chances of the opening half. First he warmed Adriano Basso's palms with a low free-kick which caught the wall, before he failed to make the most of the space afforded to him after he latched on to George Friend's long ball. Much of the passing game that Doncaster were known for under O'Driscoll was absent too and it was no more than Hull deserved when they took the lead just after the halfway point of the opening half. Fryatt's run took him past O'Connor and, after Sullivan failed to take his cross, Waghorn's run into the box allowed him to bundle the unexpectedly loose ball into an open net. Neither side went close to scoring for the rest of the half, but Hull could twice have added a second early after the break had the lively Brady produced a better final ball after spinning Friend. Until that point, Parkin had struggled up front in his second came for the home side, but finally imposed himself on the game in the 57th minute. The home side had hardly been building pressure, but when Parkin nodded Friend's cross across the six-yard box, Gillett was waiting to drill a precise effort beyond Basso and level the scores. Hull's defence - one of the meanest in the league with just six goals conceded before tonight - was now looking ruffled, especially by Parkin, who nearly played in substitute Billy Sharp and was then booked for taking the wind out of Joe Dudgeon. Parkin's lob then gave Basso a routine save under his bar minutes after Brady's feet worked himself an opening that he failed to take, but despite a number of loose balls bouncing in both boxes, there were no more chances of note.

Form Guide

    LLLLDL
  • Doncaster
  • VS
  • Hull
  • LWLLWW

Last Meetings

  • Hull
  • 3 - 1
  • Doncaster
  • 16/04/2011
  • Doncaster
  • 3 - 1
  • Hull
  • 28/08/2010
  • Hull
  • 1 - 1
  • Doncaster
  • 10/04/1956
  • Doncaster
  • 3 - 0
  • Hull
  • 24/09/1955
  • Hull
  • 1 - 1
  • Doncaster
  • 23/04/1955
  • Doncaster
  • 2 - 2
  • Hull
  • 04/12/1954

Top Scorers

Doncaster

  • J Hayter 1
  • B Sharp 1

Hull

  • A Mclean 1
  • M Fryatt 1
  • R Brady 1

Goals

Doncaster

    • Total goals 12
    • Goals per game 2
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Hull

    • Total goals 14
    • Goals per game 4
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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