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  • Date:16 Oct 2010
  • Kick-off:12:00
  • Venue:Glanford Park
  • Woolford (10)
  • Sharp (30)
    Sharp - pen (58) Sharp - pen (58)
    O'Connor (71)
Goal!

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93mins

Foul by Cliff Byrne on Martin Woods, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Martin Woods, clearance by Michael O'Connor.

93mins

Short corner worked by Martin Woods.

93mins

Martin Woods delivers the ball, Eddie Nolan manages to make a clearance.

92mins

Short corner taken by Martin Woods.

92mins

Shot by Mustapha Dumbuya. Joe Murphy makes a fantastic save.

91mins

A cross is delivered by Michael O'Connor, clearance made by Adam Lockwood.

91mins

Handball decision goes against Martyn Woolford. Free kick taken by Martin Woods.

90mins

Effort on goal by Garry Thompson from 12 yards.

89mins

Shot from outside the box by Martin Woods misses to the left of the goal.

89mins

Mustapha Dumbuya produces a cross, Rob Jones manages to make a clearance.

89mins

Josh Wright is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Martin Woods restarts play with the free kick.

88mins

Simon Gillett goes off and Mark Wilson comes on.

88mins

Martyn Woolford produces a cross.

87mins

Martyn Woolford produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

86mins

The ball is delivered by Eddie Nolan, Adam Lockwood manages to make a clearance.

85mins

Bobby Grant replaces Michael Collins. Cliff Byrne fouled by James Hayter, the ref awards a free kick. Joe Murphy takes the direct free kick.

84mins

John Oster goes off and Brian Stock comes on.

83mins

The offside flag is raised against Billy Sharp. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

82mins

Inswinging corner taken by Martin Woods from the right by-line played to the near post, Simon Gillett takes a shot. Rob Jones gets a block in.

81mins

Shot by James Coppinger. Save by Joe Murphy.

81mins

Michael Collins produces a cross, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Garry Thompson goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

80mins

The referee gives a free kick against Simon Gillett for handball. Josh Wright takes the direct free kick.

78mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Josh Wright, Sam Hird manages to make a clearance.

78mins

Chris Dagnall produces a drilled left-footed shot from 12 yards. Blocked by Sam Hird.

77mins

Shot by Billy Sharp. Save by Joe Murphy.

77mins

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Martin Woods, Michael O'Connor manages to make a clearance.

76mins

The ball is swung over by Billy Sharp, clearance by David Mirfin.

76mins

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

75mins

Chris Dagnall produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

75mins

Shot by Martin Woods. David Mirfin gets a block in.

73mins

Corner taken by Michael O'Connor played to the near post, clearance made by James Hayter.

73mins

Michael O'Connor on for Sam Togwell.

72mins

James O'Connor scores a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Scunthorpe 1-3 Doncaster.Assist on the goal came from James Coppinger.

70mins

Garry Thompson challenges Adam Lockwood unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam Lockwood.

70mins

The referee blows for offside. Sam Hird takes the direct free kick.

69mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Billy Sharp. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

67mins

Garry Thompson comes on in place of Jonathan Forte.

67mins

Effort on goal by Jonathan Forte from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

66mins

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Martin Woods.

64mins

James O'Connor sends in a cross.

63mins

The ball is delivered by Billy Sharp.

62mins

Effort on goal by Martin Woods from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

62mins

Centre by John Oster, clearance by Rob Jones.

61mins

Billy Sharp produces a drilled left-footed shot from 12 yards. Blocked by Rob Jones.

60mins

Unfair challenge on Billy Sharp by Rob Jones results in a free kick. John Oster restarts play with the free kick.

58mins

Rob Jones receives a yellow card. Penalty scored by Billy Sharp. Scunthorpe 1-2 Doncaster.Penalty awarded for a foul by Rob Jones on Billy Sharp.

58mins

Chris Dagnall challenges Adam Lockwood unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adam Lockwood restarts play with the free kick.

57mins

Billy Sharp concedes a free kick for a foul on Rob Jones. Direct free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

57mins

Effort by Martin Woods from a long way out goes over the target.

56mins

Michael Collins fouled by Sam Hird, the ref awards a free kick. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

55mins

Centre by James Coppinger.

54mins

The ball is delivered by Chris Dagnall.

54mins

Shot from outside the box by Jonathan Forte goes wide right of the target.

52mins

Unfair challenge on Jonathan Forte by Mustapha Dumbuya results in a free kick. Martyn Woolford delivers the ball, Chris Dagnall takes a shot.

51mins

Shot by Simon Gillett went wide of the left-hand post.

51mins

Jonathan Forte challenges Mustapha Dumbuya unfairly and gives away a free kick. Martin Woods restarts play with the free kick.

48mins

Billy Sharp challenges David Mirfin unfairly and gives away a free kick. David Mirfin restarts play with the free kick.

46mins

Jonathan Forte produces a cross, Adam Lockwood makes a clearance.

45mins

Corner taken right-footed by Martin Woods to the near post, David Mirfin manages to make a clearance.

45mins

James Coppinger sends in a cross, Rob Jones makes a clearance.

44mins

Chris Dagnall takes a shot. Blocked by Adam Lockwood.

41mins

David Mirfin fouled by Simon Gillett, the ref awards a free kick. Joe Murphy takes the direct free kick.

41mins

Chris Dagnall is ruled offside. Sam Hird takes the free kick.

40mins

Shot on goal by James Coppinger from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

39mins

John Oster decides to take a short corner.

38mins

David Mirfin challenges James O'Connor unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Martin Woods from left channel, clearance made by Josh Wright.

37mins

The official flags Chris Dagnall offside. Indirect free kick taken by Neil Sullivan.

37mins

Martyn Woolford takes a shot from 20 yards. Adam Lockwood gets a block in.

37mins

The ball is sent over by Simon Gillett, clearance made by Rob Jones.

34mins

Foul by Josh Wright on James Coppinger, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Sam Hird.

33mins

Effort from just outside the area by Jonathan Forte goes over the target.

31mins

Billy Sharp finds the net with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 1-1 Doncaster.Assist on the goal came from John Oster.

31mins

A cross is delivered by Martyn Woolford.

29mins

Chris Dagnall challenges Sam Hird unfairly and gives away a free kick. Neil Sullivan takes the free kick.

28mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Josh Wright.

27mins

Shot from 25 yards from Michael Collins. Adam Lockwood gets a block in.

27mins

The ball is delivered by Mustapha Dumbuya.

25mins

Rob Jones is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Neil Sullivan.

24mins

Adam Lockwood goes into the book. Unfair challenge on Chris Dagnall by Adam Lockwood results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Josh Wright.

21mins

James Coppinger crosses the ball, Billy Sharp takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.

20mins

Shot by Simon Gillett from 25 yards. Josh Wright gets a block in.

19mins

Martin Woods fouled by Josh Wright, the ref awards a free kick. Sam Hird takes the direct free kick.

18mins

Martin Woods produces a left-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.

18mins

George Friend leaves the field to be replaced by Sam Hird.

17mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Billy Sharp by Michael Collins. Free kick crossed left-footed by Martin Woods from left channel.

15mins

The official flags Jonathan Forte offside. Mustapha Dumbuya restarts play with the free kick.

13mins

The ball is crossed by Eddie Nolan, Headed effort from inside the area by Martyn Woolford misses to the left of the goal.

12mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Simon Gillett on Sam Togwell. Joe Murphy takes the direct free kick.

11mins

Martyn Woolford grabs a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Scunthorpe 1-0 Doncaster.The assist for the goal came from Eddie Nolan.

11mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Billy Sharp. David Mirfin takes the free kick.

10mins

The ball is crossed by Martin Woods.

9mins

Shot by James Coppinger. Blocked by Sam Togwell.

8mins

David Mirfin challenges James Hayter unfairly and gives away a free kick. George Friend restarts play with the free kick.

7mins

Josh Wright crosses the ball.

5mins

Jonathan Forte has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

3mins

Simon Gillett produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.

3mins

Martin Woods gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Forte. Free kick taken by Cliff Byrne.

2mins

Martyn Woolford has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area missing to the wide left of the goal.

1mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Chris Dagnall. James O'Connor takes the indirect free kick.

The match begins.

It is the end of the first-half.

The match restarts for the second half.

The final whistle goes and the game is over.

Match Preview

McDonald in Iron squad Scunthorpe have signed Burnley midfielder Kevin McDonald on a month's loan and he could make his debut in the home clash with Doncaster. McDonald, 21, has figured just once for the Clarets so far this season, coming off the bench to score in the Carling Cup win at Morecambe in August. Midfielder Garry Thompson has been nursing a groin injury and defensive duo Jim McNulty and Rob Jones have been hampered by an ankle complaint and a broken hand respectively. However, all three are back in training and their return to fitness means the Iron have no absentees. Boss Ian Baraclough has also offered a contract to young trialist Paris Cowan-Hall. The former Portsmouth striker scored for the reserves against Leeds on Tuesday night and could play some part against Rovers if he pens a deal before the weekend. Doncaster defender Shelton Martis will return to the squad. Martis missed the home draw with Nottingham Forest due to a groin strain, but gives manager Sean O'Driscoll extra options at the heart of defence. Skipper Brian Stock will be included after withdrawing from the Wales squad due to lack of match fitness. Stock has found it hard to break back into O'Driscoll's starting line-up following his latest absence due to a back problem, but will be hoping to play a bigger role. O'Driscoll has no new injury or suspension problems as his side chase a first win in five league matches, but James Chambers and Wayne Thomas remain sidelined with respective knee injuries. Striker Billy Sharp will be aiming to add to his three-goal haul this season against his former club.

Formation:442Manager: Ian Baraclough

Scunthorpe

Formation: 442Manager: Sean O'Driscoll

Doncaster

  • Joe Murphy
  • Cliff Byrne
  • David Mirfin
  • Rob Jones
  • Eddie Nolan
  • Michael Collins
  • Josh Wright
  • Sam Togwell
  • Martyn Woolford
  • Jonathan Forte
  • Chris Dagnall
  • SUBS
  • Sam Slocombe
  • Michael O'Connor
  • Garry Thompson
  • Michael Raynes
  • Bobby Grant
  • Trent McClenahan
  • Paris Cowan Hall

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Match Report

Sharp back to haunt Iron Billy Sharp scored twice against his former club as Doncaster came from behind to overpower derby rivals Scunthorpe at Glanford Park. Martyn Woolford headed the hosts in front in the 11th minute but Sharp produced a clinical finish to draw Rovers level in the 31st minute after Rob Jones misjudged John Oster's clever pass. Sharp then fired the visitors ahead from the penalty spot in the 59th minute after Jones had clumsily fouled him and James O'Connor headed home a third for Doncaster with minutes remaining. The result left Scunthorpe without a win in six matches and further underlined Doncaster's play-off pedigree as they dominated the second period and had several chances to extend their lead. Scunthorpe had begun brightly and duly led inside the 11th minute when left-back Eddie Nolan swung in a superb cross and Woolford rose highest at the far post to send a fine header into the net. Two minutes later, the hosts almost claimed a carbon copy of their opener when another deep cross from Nolan was nodded just wide by Woolford. Doncaster's approach play was impressive but Sharp could only head straight at Joe Murphy from James Coppinger's fine cross in the 21st minute. Rovers defender Adam Lockwood was then booked for clattering Chris Dagnall from behind in the 24th minute. Three minutes later, Michael Collins went close twice in quick succession with a couple of fierce drives as Doncaster struggled to keep their hosts at bay. However, they fashioned an equaliser out of nowhere in the 31st minute after a fine pass from Oster. The former Everton man chipped a delightful pass over the Scunthorpe defence and Jones misjudged the ball, allowing Sharp to gather possession and strike a sweet right-foot shot into the net from 12 yards out. Not surprisingly, Doncaster grew in confidence and, after Sharp caused havoc inside the penalty box in the 40th minute, Coppinger should have done better than blaze wildly over the crossbar from just eight yards out. Both sides threatened again before the break but defences held firm before the break. However, seven minutes after the restart Dagnall spurned a golden opportunity to put Scunthorpe back in front. A free-kick from Woolford found Dagnall and he volleyed the ball into the ground and saw it bounce up and smack the crossbar before the danger was cleared. In the 59th minute, Rovers led when Sam Hird's long pass was missed by Nolan and Sharp latched onto the ball before Jones' clumsy challenged left him floored. Sharp picked himself to fire home right-footed and O'Connor headed home a third from Coppinger's cross 13 minutes later. Rovers continued to look dangerous and came close to extending their lead on several occasions. end

Form Guide

    LWLDDL
  • Scunthorpe
  • VS
  • Doncaster
  • DWDLLD

Last Meetings

  • Doncaster
  • 4 - 3
  • Scunthorpe
  • 24/04/2010
  • Scunthorpe
  • 2 - 2
  • Doncaster
  • 26/09/2009

Top Scorers

Scunthorpe

  • J Forte 2
  • D Mirfin 2
  • C Dagnall 2
  • G Thompson 1
  • R Jones 1
  • M O'Connor 1
  • M Woolford 1

Doncaster

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

Goals

Scunthorpe

    • Total goals 23
    • Goals per game 11
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Doncaster

    • Total goals 25
    • Goals per game 13
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (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

possession


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