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  • Date:02 Oct 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Keepmoat Stadium
  • Lockwood (32)
  • Blackstock (27) Blackstock (27)
    Blackstock (27)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94:13 +4.13

The ball is crossed by James O'Connor, Header by Billy Sharp from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

93:01 +3.01

Free kick awarded for a foul by Guy Moussi on Brian Stock. Caution for David McGoldrick. Brian Stock delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, Wes Morgan manages to make a clearance.

90:54 +0.54

Wes Morgan challenges Billy Sharp unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Martin Woods from left wing, Chris Gunter manages to make a clearance.

89:36

David McGoldrick takes a shot. Save made by Neil Sullivan.

89:05

Guy Moussi is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Brian Stock takes the free kick.

87:36

Sam Hird replaces Mustapha Dumbuya.

87:36

(Doncaster) makes a substitution, with Sam Hird coming on for Mustapha Dumbuya.

86:56

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wes Morgan on Billy Sharp. Brian Stock restarts play with the free kick.

85:33

Billy Sharp is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Lee Camp takes the free kick.

85:14

Shot by Mark Wilson.

84:35

Unfair challenge on Martin Woods by Ryan Bertrand results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Martin Woods.

83:55

Mark Wilson joins the action as a substitute, replacing John Oster.

81:01

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dexter Blackstock by Martin Woods. Dele Adebola on for Dexter Blackstock. The ball is sent over by Paul McKenna, Luke Chambers produces a headed effort from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

79:41

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wes Morgan on Billy Sharp. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Adam Lockwood, save made by Lee Camp.

78:32

The referee blows for offside against James Hayter. Luke Chambers takes the free kick.

78:03

Mustapha Dumbuya is penalised for a handball. Ryan Bertrand restarts play with the free kick.

76:27

Free kick awarded for a foul by John Oster on Paul Anderson. John Oster is booked. Paul McKenna takes the free kick.

75:48

Inswinging corner taken by John Oster, Paul McKenna makes a clearance.

74:25

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Billy Sharp by Luke Chambers. Simon Gillett goes off and Brian Stock comes on. Martin Woods delivers the ball, James Hayter takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

73:55

Unfair challenge on Martin Woods by David McGoldrick results in a free kick. Neil Sullivan restarts play with the free kick.

72:54

David McGoldrick on for Lewis McGugan.

71:30

Martin Woods takes a shot. Paul Anderson gets a block in.

69:58

Dexter Blackstock concedes a free kick for a foul on Mustapha Dumbuya. Free kick taken by Neil Sullivan.

68:56

Mustapha Dumbuya gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Anderson. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.

67:37

Inswinging corner taken by Lewis McGugan from the left by-line.

66:43

Nathan Tyson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Chris Cohen.

64:18

Billy Sharp takes a shot. Lee Camp gets a block in.

63:34

Martin Woods takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

61:15

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Lewis McGugan from the right by-line, free kick awarded for a foul by Wes Morgan on Adam Lockwood. Neil Sullivan takes the free kick.

58:55

Adam Lockwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Guy Moussi. Booking for Adam Lockwood. Lewis McGugan crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel.

58:05

Centre by Billy Sharp, John Oster has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

54:41

Ryan Bertrand receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

54:01

Foul by Wes Morgan on Billy Sharp, free kick awarded. Martin Woods restarts play with the free kick.

52:41

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Chris Cohen, James O'Connor makes a clearance.

52:17

The official flags James Hayter offside. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.

49:29

Chris Cohen challenges Simon Gillett unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Cohen receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. John Oster takes the free kick.

48:23

James O'Connor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dexter Blackstock. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Paul McKenna from right channel, James O'Connor manages to make a clearance.

44:54

Dexter Blackstock challenges James O'Connor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by James O'Connor.

41:24

Lewis McGugan takes a shot. Neil Sullivan makes a save.

40:05

Foul by Mustapha Dumbuya on Chris Cohen, free kick awarded. Lewis McGugan takes the direct free kick.

39:01

Chris Cohen takes a shot. Lee Camp makes a save.

39:01

Chris Cohen takes a shot. Neil Sullivan makes a save.

37:37

The assistant referee flags for offside against Billy Sharp. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Camp.

36:28

Paul Anderson is ruled offside. James O'Connor takes the indirect free kick.

34:48

James Coppinger fouled by Chris Cohen, the ref awards a free kick. Martin Woods crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance by Chris Cohen.

31:44

Chris Gunter concedes a free kick for a foul on James Hayter. The ball is delivered by John Oster, Adam Lockwood grabs a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Doncaster 1-1 Nottm Forest.John Oster provided the assist for the goal.

28:29

Unfair challenge on Dexter Blackstock by Adam Lockwood results in a free kick. Chris Cohen takes the free kick.

28:29

Adam Lockwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dexter Blackstock. Chris Cohen crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, save by Neil Sullivan.

26:38

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul McKenna, Dexter Blackstock scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Doncaster 0-1 Nottm Forest.Assist on the goal came from Paul McKenna.

25:01

Paul McKenna takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Lewis McGugan takes a shot. Save by Neil Sullivan.

23:19

The offside flag is raised against Chris Cohen. Neil Sullivan takes the indirect free kick.

22:02

Dexter Blackstock gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Martin Woods. Free kick taken by James O'Connor.

19:45

Martin Woods fouled by Guy Moussi, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Martin Woods, clearance made by Guy Moussi.

18:55

Handball by Guy Moussi. Direct free kick taken by John Oster.

16:55

Martin Woods takes a shot. Blocked by Guy Moussi. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Martin Woods, clearance made by Wes Morgan.

16:28

Chris Cohen is caught offside. James O'Connor takes the indirect free kick.

15:47

Free kick awarded for a foul by John Oster on Paul Anderson. Direct free kick taken by Wes Morgan.

15:17

The official flags Dexter Blackstock offside. Indirect free kick taken by James O'Connor.

14:44

Billy Sharp crosses the ball, save made by Lee Camp.

8:51

Unfair challenge on Ryan Bertrand by James Coppinger results in a free kick. Ryan Bertrand restarts play with the free kick.

8:24

James Hayter takes a shot. Wes Morgan gets a block in.

7:41

Corner taken by Martin Woods from the right by-line, Wes Morgan manages to make a clearance.

7:29

James Coppinger takes a shot. Wes Morgan gets a block in.

4:19

The ball is crossed by Chris Cohen, save made by Neil Sullivan.

3:50

Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Woods on Chris Gunter. Paul McKenna takes the free kick.

1:17

Shot from just outside the box by John Oster goes over the bar.

0:44

Wes Morgan challenges Billy Sharp unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Martin Woods.

The match has kicked off.

The ref blows to signal half-time.

The match restarts for the second half.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

Match Preview

Martis blow for Rovers Doncaster defender Shelton Martis will miss the home clash with Nottingham Forest due to a groin injury. Centre-half Martis was forced out of the action midway through the first half of the midweek defeat at Coventry, but Byron Webster returned to the bench on Tuesday following a long-term foot injury and could step in. Mustapha Dumbuya replaced Martis at Coventry and manager Sean O'Driscoll could decide to keep him in a central defensive role alongside Adam Lockwood. O'Driscoll has no other new injury or suspension problems, but defenders James Chambers and Wayne Thomas both remain sidelined due to respective knee injuries. Rovers have lost successive away fixtures, at QPR and Coventry, and will be chasing their first win in four league matches. Boss Billy Davies could make changes to his Nottingham Forest side. The Scot has no new problems following the home draw against Sheffield United in midweek - striker Robert Earnshaw (thigh) remains the only absentee. Following the game against the Blades, Davies revealed he had been tempted to tinker with his side. However, he opted to stick with the team that defeated Swansea just three days earlier. Nathan Tyson recovered from the virus that kept him out against the Swans to make a second-half substitute appearance on Tuesday night and is one of those in the frame for a recall, along with fit-again Kelvin Wilson, Radoslaw Majewski, Garath McCleary and Dele Adebola. David McGoldrick has recovered from shoulder surgery and has been on the bench for the last two matches, making a 75th-minute appearance against Swansea. However, it could still be too soon for the striker to be considered for a starting role.

Formation:451Manager: Sean O'Driscoll

Doncaster

Formation: 4231Manager: Billy Davies

Nottm Forest

  • Neil Sullivan
  • Mustapha Dumbuya
  • James O'Connor
  • Adam Lockwood
  • George Friend
  • James Coppinger
  • Simon Gillett
  • Martin Woods
  • John Oster
  • James Hayter
  • Billy Sharp
  • SUBS
  • Gary Woods
  • Brian Stock
  • Mark Wilson
  • Sam Hird
  • Dean Shiels
  • Byron Webster
  • Waide Fairhurst

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Match Report

Lockwood strike saves Rovers Adam Lockwood's first goal in 13 months rescued a point from a 1-1 draw for Doncaster as Nottingham Forest extended their unbeaten run to nine matches. The game burst to life midway through the first half when Dexter Blackstock gave Forest the lead from close range but it was quickly cancelled out by Lockwood. Doncaster looked the most likely to grab a winner but were denied by Forest goalkeeper Lee Camp and then the crossbar during the closing stages. Doncaster made a bright start and John Oster was the first to try his luck with a fierce strike from just outside the area which flew well over. James Coppinger was the next to threaten and smartly turned away from Paul McKenna before his deflected shot went wide for a corner which came to nothing, before Wes Morgan got an important block in to keep out James Hayter's volley as the ball bounced around in the Forest area. The visitors created their first decent opening in the 25th minute when Neil Sullivan produced a superb low save to keep out Lewis McGugan's shot which looked destined for the bottom corner after a well-worked corner. Forest forced another corner three minutes later and this time they made it count. McKenna's set-piece went to the far post where it was nodded down by Paul Anderson and Blackstock blasted home from point-blank range for his fourth goal of the season. The lead lasted just five minutes, though, as Rovers grabbed a quick equaliser. Chris Gunter fouled Hayter down the left and Oster whipped in the free-kick quickly, with Lockwood given the space at the far post to beat Camp with a header for his first goal since scoring against Cardiff in August 2009. Forest could have restored their advantage shortly before the break when a quick break ended with a McGugan shot which Sullivan did well to turn round the post. Chances were few and far between at the start of the second half until some neat football from Rovers saw Billy Sharp set up Hayter who shot wide, while Sharp was also denied by the legs of Camp. The keeper then produced another superb save to prevent Rovers going in front, somehow using his legs again to keep out Hayter's header from a Woods free-kick. The home side went even closer in the 86th minute as the battling Hayter teed up substitute Mark Wilson but his volley crashed back off the crossbar - and Sharp then wasted a glorious chance with the last action of the match as he headed wide from James O'Connor's cross.

Form Guide

    WDWDLL
  • Doncaster
  • VS
  • Nottm Forest
  • DDWDWD

Last Meetings

  • Doncaster
  • 1 - 0
  • Nottm Forest
  • 13/02/2010
  • Nottm Forest
  • 4 - 1
  • Doncaster
  • 28/11/2009
  • Nottm Forest
  • 2 - 4
  • Doncaster
  • 26/12/2008
  • Doncaster
  • 0 - 0
  • Nottm Forest
  • 25/11/2008
  • Doncaster
  • 1 - 1
  • Nottm Forest
  • 09/03/1957
  • Nottm Forest
  • 2 - 1
  • Doncaster
  • 27/10/1956

Top Scorers

Doncaster

  • J Coppinger 4
  • J Hayter 1
  • J O'Connor 1
  • M Woods 1
  • S Gillett 1
  • B Sharp 1
  • G Friend 1

Nottm Forest

  • L McGugan 3
  • D Blackstock 2
  • P McKenna 1
  • R Earnshaw 1
  • R Majewski 1

Goals

Doncaster

    • Total goals 26
    • Goals per game 12
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Nottm Forest

    • Total goals 24
    • Goals per game 10
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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